Medvedev and Tim beat the top 2 in one final. Before them, only three players did it
The fourth racket of the world Daniil Medvedev, in the semifinals final ATP tournament beaten Rafael Nadal from a deficit to a set and a break, became the fifth player to win the first and second rackets of the world in one ATP Finals. In the group stage, Medvedev defeated ATP No. 1 Novak Djokovic.
In addition to the Russian No. 1, the US Open champion did this at the same tournament. Dominic Tim, as well as David Goffin in 2017, Nikolai Davydenko in the victorious 2009 and Roger Federer in 2003.
Also, Medvedev and Tim entered the top five tennis players, beating Nadal and Djokovic in one final. For this indicator, they joined Roger Federer (2010), Robin Soderling (2009) and David Ferrer (2007).
Now Tim and Medvedev will play for the title today. In a head-to-head standoff, the Austrian is leading 3-1 (1-0 this year).
Medvedev - in the final of the final! Was in the game from defeat, but beat Nadal both tactically and physically