Already without chances of reaching the semifinals, Diego Schwartzman (number 9 in the ATP ranking) will face this Friday from 17 (ESPN televises) the already classified Russian Daniil Medvedev (4) in his third and last match in the Tokyo 1970 area of the Masters of London, in which the eight best tennis players of the year participate. The day will begin at 11 o’clock with the cross between Djokovic (1) and Zverev (7), who will define the other semifinalist of the group, since the Russian Medvedev (4) has already agreed to that instance, after having beaten both and beyond of what happens in his party the “Peque”.
The Argentine makes a historic participation in the Nitto ATP Finals, beyond the defeats he suffered against Djokovic, five-time Masters champion, and Zverev, and will assume another game with an adverse prognosis against Medvedev, with which he lost all four times. they faced each other on the circuit: Tokyo 2018, Queen’s 2019, and this year at the Australian Open and the Masters 1000 in Paris.
In the other area, called London 2020, the leader and already classified for the semifinals, Austrian Dominic Thiem (4), fell 6-2 and 7-5 this Thursday against Russian Andrey Rublev (8), already eliminated, after the two initial victories he had achieved against the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas and the Spanish Rafael Nadal. The other semifinalist is the Spanish Rafael Nadal (2), who in the second turn of the day won the duel with the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (6), current champion of the Masters, by 6-4, 4-6 and 6- 2
Meanwhile in the doubles tournament, this Friday from 15:00 the Mar del Plata Horacio Zeballos and the Catalan Marcel Granollers will seek a pass to the semifinals in the match that they will cheer on against the duo made up of the Austrian Jurgen Melzer and the French Edouard Roger Vasselin, in party by the Bob Bryan group.
Zeballos and Granollers, champions this year at the Argentina Open, in Rio de Janeiro and at the Masters 1000 in Rome, beat Australian John Peers and New Zealander Michael Venus 7-6 (2) and 7-5 in their previous matches, and then to Croatian Mate Pavic and Brazilian Bruno Soares by 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4) and 10-8. The other match of the third date will be starred by the pair made up of the Australian John Peers and the New Zealander Michael Venus against the duo made up of the Croatian Mate Pavic and the Brazilian Bruno Soares.