After a quite disrupted 12 months for the tennis calendar, it was extra essential than ever for followers to be handled to an thrilling ATP Finals – and fortunately the match has very a lot delivered.
Following an excellently entertaining week of group fixtures, the knockout rounds started on Saturday, with Novak Djokovic shedding his semi-final in opposition to 2020 US Open champion Dominic Thiem in arguably one of the best match of the competitors thus far.
There’s yet one more semi-final nonetheless to be performed earlier than tomorrow’s last, with the victor of a finely poised tie between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev set to tackle Thiem as they vie to win the title.
As regular, the match has pitted one of the best skills and largest names in males’s tennis in opposition to one another, with this 12 months’s full line-up having consisted of Thiem, Djokovic, Nadal, Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Diego Schwartzmann, Stefanos Tsistsipas and Andrey Rublev.
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Learn on on your full information to the ATP Finals.
When is the ATP Finals 2020?
The match begins on Sunday fifteenth November 2020 and runs till Sunday twenty second November 2020.
There is no such thing as a change from the unique date, though the match will look very completely different in an empty area.
The place is the ATP Finals 2020 held?
The ATP Finals historically takes place on the O2 Enviornment in Greenwich, London. Nonetheless, because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this 12 months’s Finals shall be performed behind closed doorways.
In August, the ATP Tour mentioned it could observe authorities steerage however added that it hoped “that later this 12 months followers shall be allowed to return into stadia in a socially distanced method, following a sequence of pilot occasions being undertaken within the UK”.
Nonetheless, the UK authorities has since introduced additional restrictions in an effort to fight the pandemic that may take impact from fifth November.
2020 would be the final 12 months of the match being held in London. From 2021, the match will transfer to Turin following a 12-year stint within the UK.
Who will play in ATP Finals 2020?
The highest eight gamers within the ATP rankings will qualify for the match. To this point, that prime eight shall be:
- Novak Djokovic
- Rafael Nadal
- Dominic Thiem
- Daniil Medvedev
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Alexander Zverev
- Andrey Rublev
- Diego Schwartzmann
Federer hasn’t performed a prime stage match for the reason that Australian Open in January and won’t return for the ATP Finals.
ATP Finals schedule
The order of play for Saturday twenty first November and Sunday twenty second November has been confirmed.
Saturday twenty first November
Daniil Medvedev v Rafael Nadal – 8pm
Jurgen Melzer and Edouard Roger-Vasselin v Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury – 6pm
Sunday twenty second November
Dominic Thiem v TBC – 6pm