Medvedev, fourth in the world rankings, impressed with his looks at the event. In the group stage, he won a complete victory by defeating the Serbian world ranking leader Novak Djokovic, Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Argentine Diego Schwarzman. He continued his streak on Saturday by knocking out Nadal.
The Russian appears beautifully at the end of the season, including winning the prestigious ATP Masters 1000 at the Bercy Hall in Paris.
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His opponent in the Sunday final will be Tim, who defeated Djokovic 7: 5, 6: 7 (10-12), 7: 6 (7-5) after a very difficult match. The Austrian had a chance to finish the match faster, but in the tiebreaker of the second set, the Serbian saved four balls from the match.
For the second time in a row, Tim will play in the final of the season-ending Masters Championship. A year ago, he lost to Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas. Medvedev will make his debut in the decisive match of the ATP Finals.
In the doubles final, Dutchman Wesley Kohloff and Croatian Nikola Mektic will play Austria-French duo Jürgen Melzer-Eduard Roger Vaslin.
Wyniki półfinałów: singiel - Dominic Thiem (Austria) - Novak Djokovic (Serbia) 7:5, 6:7 (10-12), 7:6 (7-5) Daniił Miedwiediew (Rosja) - Rafael Nadal (Hiszpania) 3:6, 7:6 (7-4), 6:3 debel Wesley Koolhof, Nikola Mektic (Holandia, Chorwacja) - Marcel Granollers, Horacio Zeballos (Hiszpania, Argentyna) 6:3, 6:4 Juergen Melzer, Edouard Roger-Vasselin (Austria, Francja) - Rajeev Ram, Joe Salisbury (USA, Wielka Brytania) 6:7 (4-7), 6:2, 11-9