Las tres anteriores habían sido ante James Blake, Robin Soderling … In a recent interview with Corriere Della Sera, Rafael Nadal spoke about some of his heartbreaking Grand Slam final losses. Spanish king of clay Rafael Nadal has extended his stay at this year’s ATP Finals after outlasting Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, in a must win showdown on Thursday. Nadal was on the brink of defeat when he slipped 0-40 behind serving at 4-5 after a wayward smash, but the 20-time grand slam champion dug himself out of a hole, saving three match points. VAMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOS! Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts during the semifinal match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. 2 Rafael Nadal has booked his place in the last four of the ATP Tour Finals by beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 at London’s O2 Arena. The result means that Rafa, who will face Russian Daniil Medvedev on Saturday, has now reached the semi-final stage of the season-ending event on six occasions. Nadal leads 9-6 in Grand Slam matches, including 6-1 at the French Open. Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem, the reigning French Open and US Open champion respectively, will face each other in the stand-out group match of the Nitto ATP Finals, which begin on Sunday behind Nadal was on the brink of defeat when he slipped 0-40 behind serving at 4-5 after a wayward smash, but the 20-time Grand Slam champion dug himself out … An all-time classic at the ATP Finals saw Dominic Thiem beat Rafael Nadal in straight sets to close in on a place in the semi-finals. 20-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has said that he is "completely against" making the Majors best-of-three tournaments. Of the 57 Grand Slam title the 'Big Three' own, 35 have come from 2010-2020. Dominic Thiem won both tiebreakers for a 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) victory over Rafael Nadal in group play at the ATP Finals. They're tied four-all in major finals. World No. AP Así como en 2020 igualó la cantidad de títulos de Grand Slam, el zurdo intentará alcanzar la marca del Kid de Las Vegas en 2021. Nadal has qualified for the past 16 ATP Finals, but to date his best results are finals defeats to Federer in 2010 and Djokovic in 2013. The World No. READ MORE – Nitto ATP Finals 2020: Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem Preview, Head-to-Head & Prediction. Nadal, who last month equalled Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slams by winning the French Open, has won 86 titles but just one of those has come on an indoor hard court. For 20-time Grand Slam champion Nadal, defeat ended his hopes of winning the tournament - one of the few prizes missing from his glittering CV - for the first time. The 20-time Grand Slam winner has moved to just two wins away from his maiden title at the championships. Nadal had … Dominic Thiem mastered the tiebreakers again to get the better of Rafael Nadal, and defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas also won Tuesday on Day 3 of the ATP Finals. The Spanish world number two overcame Greek Tsitsipas 6-4 4-6 6-2 in London. Dominic Thiem beat Rafael Nadal in straight sets to continue his unbeaten campaign at this year's ATP Finals. 2 Rafael Nadal for the ATP Finals trophy, it’ll be No. An Olympic Gold. LONDON: Daniil Medvedev sent Rafael Nadal packing after a gruelling slugfest at the ATP Finals in London on Saturday to set up a title match against … Instead of No. Nadal sigue sin poder levantar el Torneo de Maestros. The world number two overcame Tsitsipas 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in London's O2 Arena. Rafael Nadal reached the ATP Finals 2020 last four by beating 2019 champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets. Nadal on 2007 Wimbledon final loss. Rafael Nadal reached the ATP Finals last four by beating 2019 champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets. Nadal … However, this interpretation is not an accurate portrayal of a player's prowess, leaving much more to be considered. Dominic Thiem held his nerve to claim an impressive 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/4) win against Rafael Nadal at the ATP Finals as the Austrian moved to the brink of a place in the semi-finals on Tuesday. With 20 Grand Slam titles each, veterans Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain the favourites for the title of the GOAT. Dubbed the 'King of Clay' due to his dominance at the French Open, he won his 13th title at Roland Garros back in October to draw level with Roger Federer's all-time Grand Slam record. The ATP Finals is the one title missing from Rafael Nadal's CV - and time is running out for the 20-time Grand Slam champion to win it. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. The newest Grand Slam champion on the block is a much better player under pressure, and Rafael Nadal is well aware of the challenge he faces. 20 Grand Slam titles. US Open champion Thiem was unshakeable, however, and forged his way into a … 35 Masters 1000s. Con la derrota de hoy, Nadal cosechó su cuarta derrota en el ATP Finals. 4 Daniil Medvedev. Defending champ Stefanos Tsitsipas downed … Nadal, who last month equalled Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slams by winning the French Open, has won 86 titles but just one of those has come on an indoor hard court. Ask Nadal and he will, perhaps, be the first person to trade some of his title wins with an ATP Finals trophy.. Relive all 19 Major Championship points from Rafael Nadal After beating Medvedev in the US OPEN 2019 Final! It is an elite event that pits the world’s Top-8 against each other and one would imagine a player, who is currently tied with Roger Federer for the most number of Grand Slam titles, to be on the honors board more often than not.. This could be … But in another astonishing twist, the 20-time Grand Slam champion was broken to love and Medvedev won the eventual tiebreak. Russia's Daniil Medvedev serves to Spain's Rafael Nadal during their last-four match at the ATP Finals Photo: AFP / Glyn KIRK. Tags: Andrey Rublev Dominic Thiem Rafael Nadal Stefanos Tsitsipas. LONDON, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Newly-crowned US Open champion Dominic Thiem edged 20-time grand slam winner Rafael Nadal 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-4) at the ATP Finals here on Tuesday. 3 Dominic Thiem against No.