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00:50  17 november  2019
00:50  17 november  2019 Source:   skysports.com

Tsitsipas revels in ATP Finals victory over Medvedev

  Tsitsipas revels in ATP Finals victory over Medvedev Stefanos Tsitsipas revelled in his victory against Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Finals on Monday, admitting their spiky relationship had made his job tougher as Rafael Nadal prepared to make his bow. Medvedev then hit a backhand long to give Tsitsipas the first break of the match and he did not let his chance slip, serving out for victory. - Next Gen challengers -World number four Medvedev, 23, has emerged as the leader of the pack of young tyros bidding to unseat the old guard of Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.Four of the eight competitors at the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena are under 24 for the first time in 10 years.

LONDON (AP) Stefanos Tsitsipas kept his nerve in the key moments to beat six-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the © APWF Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O 2

Stefanos Tsitsipas shocked six-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final of the ATP Finals in his tournament debut on Saturday. Tsitsipas conceded a break point in his first game as cries of “Let’s go Roger, let’s go” rang around London’s O 2 Arena but he survived the scare and broke

a man wearing a hat: Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned six-time ATP Finals champion Roger Federer to reach the biggest final of his career © Getty Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned six-time ATP Finals champion Roger Federer to reach the biggest final of his career

Debutant Stefanos Tsitsipas caused a major shock by ending Roger Federer's chances of landing a record-extending seventh ATP Finals to reach Sunday's showpiece.

The Swiss master, who was aiming to reach the showpiece of the ATP Finals for the 11th time and first since 2015, was bettered by the young pupil from Greece as Tsitsipas landed a breathtaking 6-3 6-4 victory to make it through to the final.

Tsitsipas will now face Austrian Dominic Thiem, who defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev in the second semi-final.

Zverev too good for troubled Rafa at O2

  Zverev too good for troubled Rafa at O2 Alexander Zverev recorded his first victory over troubled world No 1 Rafael Nadal as the German made a perfect start to his ATP Finals defence. The Spaniard suffered an abdominal problem at the Paris Masters and it appeared on this showing that he has not fully recovered for the season-ending tournament in London. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

Stefanos Tsitsipas kept his nerve in the key moments to beat six-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the final of the season-ending Tsitsipas saved 11 of 12 break points and took advantage of an error-filled performance from Federer , who continually put his opponent under

Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the ninth final of his career by beating Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the semi- finals of the ATP Tour Finals .

A year after winning the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan, Tsitsipas is aiming to follow Zverev as the second successive 21-year-old champion and the 6ft 4in Greek made the perfect start by winning four of the opening five games as the pair went toe-to-toe.

Crowd favourite Federer, who recorded his first win in four years over arch-nemesis Novak Djokovic to reach the last four, failed to take advantage of three break points in the seventh game - six in total - with those opportunities proving costly in the end as Tsitsipas eventually won a marathon 15-minute ninth game with his seventh set point.

Federer 'excited' to play Djokovic after keeping ATP Finals hopes alive

  Federer 'excited' to play Djokovic after keeping ATP Finals hopes alive Roger Federer said he had "flushed away" the pain of his defeat in the Wimbledon final as he prepares for a rematch against Novak Djokovic after keeping alive his hopes of a seventh ATP Finals crown on Tuesday. The Swiss put himself back into the mix at the end-of-season event with 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 win against Italian debutant Matteo Berrettini.

Tsitsipas ran out a relatively comfortable victor at The O 2 Arena in London as he defeated the six-time ATP Finals champion in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4. The 21-year-old already made history for his nation by becoming the first player from Greece to reach the ATP Finals in 50 years. But now, after a superb

Stefanos Tsitsipas beats six-time champion Roger Federer in straight sets to reach the final of the ATP Finals in London. Venue: O 2 Arena, London Dates: 10-17 November. Coverage: Watch live coverage of one match per day on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live

Tsitsipas, playing his 96th match of 2019, was put through his paces in a three-set loss to world No 1 Rafael Nadal on Friday, but he was revelling in the atmosphere of 17,500 spectators as he took advantage of a plethora of unforced errors from the Swiss to break to love in the third game of the second set.

Federer had maintained his proud record of having never failed to reach the semi-finals here at London's O2, but he appeared to be down and out until he finally made a breakthrough with a 10th break point of the match to restore parity at 2-2 as his legion of fans chanted his name in unison.

It was, however, to be short-lived as Tsitsipas edged ahead in the very next game and that proved to be the pivotal moment in the match as he extinguished any hopes Federer had of making a comeback.

Indicative of the way the match had gone Federer failed with two more break point chances in the 10th game - making it 12 in total - before Tsitsipas fired down an ace on his first match point to make history for Greek tennis.

Thiem beats Djokovic in 3 sets to advance at ATP Finals

  Thiem beats Djokovic in 3 sets to advance at ATP Finals Dominic Thiem became the first player to advance from the group stage at the ATP Finals after outlasting five-time champion Novak Djokovic 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in a seesaw crowd pleaser on Tuesday. That leaves Djokovic facing a winner-takes-all match against Roger Federer - in a highly anticipated rematch of this year's epic Wimbledon final - to decide who will join Thiem in the semifinals.© APWF Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

LONDON (AP) — Stefanos Tsitsipas kept his nerve in the key moments to beat six-time champion Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates winning a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O 2

Dominic Thiem defeats Alexander Zverev to reach final of ATP Finals . He will face Stefanos Tsitsipas as the next generation settles at the top of the sport. Thiem had arrived in the semi- final after one of the greatest two -match stretches of his life, becoming the first player to beat Roger Federer

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Zverev masters Medvedev to reach ATP Finals last four and knock out Nadal .
Defending champion Alexander Zverev secured the last remaining semi-final spot at the O2, meaning Rafael Nadal is out.The reigning champion prevailed 6-4 7-6 (7-4) to set up a semi-final showdown with Dominic Thiem, while the other last-four clash will see Stefanos Tsitsipas face Roger Federer.

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