23:18 GMT 21.11.2020(updated at 23:22 GMT 21.11.2020) Short url
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev beat Spanish Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the final ATP tournament of the season and for the first time in his sporting career he advanced to the final round of the prestigious competition.
The match ended with a score of 3-6, 7-6, 6-3 in favor of Medvedev after two hours and 36 minutes.
This is the Medvedev’s first win over Nadal, who had won all three previous meetings between the two, including the 2019 US Open final.
In the final of the 2020 London Masters, the Russian – who won all his matches in this edition of the tournament – will face Austrian Dominic Thiem, who hours before eliminated Serbian Novak Djokovic from the contest.