Tonight, the winner of the ATP Finals will be chosen between Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev. Who is ahead at the end of the season? Here you can be there in the live ticker.
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ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev: Final today in the live ticker – Before the start
Stand: 6:4 6:7 3:5
ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev: will Medvedev win the title?
6: 4 6: 7 3: 5 Medvedev chases a second serve with more than 201 kilometers per hour over the net and drives the opponent into the return error. Furthermore, nothing goes wrong in this game. It goes to zero on the stage, the Russian draws 5: 3 away
6: 4 6: 7 3: 4 The world number three completed the compulsory task quickly and to zero and reduced it to 3: 4. A break has to come soon to turn this match around again.
2:4 6:7 2:3 Thiem won’t give up. The Lichtenwörther is still looking for the way ahead and concentrates the backhand flight ball. More does not seem to be possible. Medvedev is serving too heavily for that. That brings him two game balls.
6:4 6:7 2:3 Again we risk a look at the total points played. And not to believe that there is still a tie there – 199: 199
6: 4 6: 7 2: 2 Thiem does not get the game, also misses the second chance. Third time debut! Then a forehand return hisses flat across the net. And Thiem gets stuck on the edge of the net again. Breakball! But Medvedev just doesn’t manage to break the opponent’s serve. But the Russian still gets a ninth chance – seen over the entire match.
6:4 6:7 2:1
With a serve through the middle, which Medvedev is unable to return, Thiem pulls his head completely out of the loop, holds his service and puts it in front again.
Interim conclusion: Dominic Thiem led 2-0 in the tie-break. Then Daniil Medvedev get seven points in a row. So the Russian seeded 4 managed the set equalization and continues to bring us high tension in a final third round. In terms of the total number of points, we are now at 159: 159, which shows how extremely tight this is.
ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev: Medvedev equalizes in sets – Thiem fighting
6:4 6:7 With his own serve, Medvedev leaves nothing to be desired. Five set balls are ready. And the Russian grabs the first one – with his tenth ace.
6: 4 6: 7 Then the Russian attacks the second opponent. Thiem starves a backhand slice. The ball wriggles in the net. 4: 2 – the sides are switched.
6:4 6:6 Medvedev opened – and immediately gave up the point because a forehand got stuck on the edge of the net.
6:4 6:6 Thiem does it without a problem, uses the first of two game balls because Medvedev warps a forehand. So we experience a tie break.
6:4 5:6 Thiem also wants to go there, but has to keep his service. Medevdev gets a return too short, Thiem plays the forehand inside-in. But the felt ball brushes against the edge of the net. So the Russian gets there and counters with the cross played forehand. 15 both!
6:4 5:5 Furthermore, this is a very tight box. The total number of points played speaks volumes. Because it says 144: 144.
6: 4 5: 4 Beyond that, however, Medvedev is not allowing anything at all right now. Suddenly the Russian did it quickly and without any problems, did not give another point and went up to 5: 4.
6:4 4:4 Shortly afterwards, Thiem uses his first match ball because Medvedev makes a slight backhand error. Everything remains open in the 2nd sentence.
6:4 4:3 But that’s not over yet. A long rally follows. Thiem goes a long way – and is left behind because Medvedev conjures up the cross played forehand from the wrist.
Thiem warps a forehand without need. 3:30 pm! With a strong first serve, the world number three then fends off the greatest adversity.
6:4 4:3 But how does Thiem deal with the missed opportunities? In the first set, the Lower Austrian used the one break opportunity very efficiently. In the second round he has already given three.
6:4 3:3 Medevedev gets one forehand too long. With that he offers Thiem a breakball. And the Russian has to go through the second. In desperation, the 24-year-old then stormed the network. Thiem has all options, but pushes his forehand out of bounds. Missed the chance! Thiem stays tuned, organizes another break opportunity. And we already know that. Medvedev fends them off with an ace.
6: 4 3: 3 Thiem leaves nothing wrong with his own service, repeatedly pulls this through quickly to zero and saves a few grains.
6:4 2:3 A tough struggle develops over this game. With a clever and powerful attack, the Russian paves the way, pushes the high volley in and takes the game, now it’s into the decisive phase of the second round.
ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev: will the Viennese get the decisive break for victory?
6:4 2:2 Medvedev does magic with his forehand, placing the corner on the right and then on the left. Thiem is always without a chance. 30: 0! Thiem, however, does not give up, now scores himself with the forehand. Then Medvedev makes a volley error.
6:4 2:2 Thiem counters the hastily attacking opponent with a backhand passing ball. In general, this service game is completely unproblematic for the Lichtenwörther. For the second time he did it to zero and equalized again.
6:4 1:2 Medvedev quickly comes to two game balls. Also because Dominic Thiem interspersed one or the other mistake too much in the rallies. The second is also sitting, there Medvedev clenches his fist, which is not seen too often in the Russian. Thiem’s serve values on the first are better. But that was indicated in the comparison of the two over the course of the tournament.
6: 4 1: 1 Strong variation in Thiem’s serves. This is the Austrian’s weapon today, really extremely powerful. Although Medvedev slipped a forehand in the following game, it looks like a short process. Short rallies are now the order of the day. Two game balls are quickly available.
6:4 1:1 Another amazing rally with 29 strokes with a better ending for the Russian. He gets the important 1-0, it doesn’t look like he’ll continue here without a fight.
ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem vs. Daniil Medvedev: The second set live
6: 4 With the service winner, the Lower Austrian comes to the first set ball a little later. And it fits. But that was very, very lucky. The 27-year-old plays a ball out of dire distress, which turns into a winning blow over the edge of the net. Sentence one goes to the man from Lichtenwörth.
ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev: Thiem just got the first set!
5:4 Now, for the first time, the Netzband does not mean it well with Dominic Thiem, a forehand falls to the ground on the Austrian’s side. Otherwise Medvedev allows absolutely nothing in this game and cuts it to zero to 4: 5.
5:3 Thiem’s serve is really mega strong today, he easily gets the 5: 3, now Medvedev is under pressure.
4:3 Medvedev is now increasingly looking for the way to the network and is mostly successful with it. With a nice serve-and-volley, the 24-year-old gets the 30.15, with an ace two balls. The first one also fits, Thiem pushes the return out.
ATP Finals – Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev: Thiem with the first break of the finals!
4:2 Strong first serves bring Thiem the first two-game lead in the game, Medvedev looks a little tired today, Thiem a little more focused. After 40:15, the Viennese gave up his lead again, once again it was about debut, Medvedev sensationally fended off the ball with another volley stop. But Thiem is now at operating temperature, the 28-year-old’s strong power forehand longline. Break confirmed by Thiem.
3:2 Insanely exciting rally and also the longest of the match, it goes back and forth before Medvedev hits a simple overhead against the net edge. Thiem also then very strong, after 0:40 now Thiem advantage, then double fault Medvedev and Thiem sets the first trick in this final!
2: 2 With a strong ace to the outside, Thiem gets the equalizer much more confidently, both players are on the same level at the beginning, even if Medvedev starts a little more offensively.
1:2 The backhand slice of the Viennese does not pose any major challenges for the 24-year-old. Thiem’s forehand is far out and Medvedev gets the 1: 2.
1:1 Under the eyes of Nicola Massu, the coach of the Austrian, Thiem equalized over debut, after the first long rally Thiem is the player with the better end for himself. But after a strong forehand longline there is the first breakball for the Nadal conqueror. Another marathon rally and this time the winner is Medvedev. After the Russian’s long length, Thiem’s one-handed backhand is too short, the Viennese answers with an ace and it’s the third time about Einstand. After defending two breakballs, Thiem takes the game, it took a full ten minutes.
0:1: The Russian took the lead without any problems, now it’s Thiem’s turn for the first time.
0:0: Medvedev makes it immediately clear what he is up to today. Great attack with Thiem in the backhand corner, Medvedev finished with a soft full stop.
0:0: Medvedev begins, Thiem returns, to a great finale!
0:0: Let’s go here in London, we’re excited!
The two gladiators are already in the corridors to the court in London’s O2 arena, and off we go!
In the semifinals they both had to fight and go the full distance. Thiem prevailed against Novak Djokovic in the tiebreak of the third set after he had already given four match points in set two. Medvedev won after falling behind Rafael Nadal.
Alexander Zverev 2018, Stefanos Tsitsipas 2019 – who will win the title at the ATP Finals in 2020? The winner can look forward to prize money of $ 1.345 million, while the loser receives “only” $ 657,000.
The game in the o2 arena in London will start at 7 p.m. at the earliest. Before that, the winner of the doubles competition will be played between Melzer / Roger-Vasselin and Koolhof / Mektic.
Welcome to the final of the ATP Finals. The Austrian Dominic Thiem and the Russian Daniil Medvedev determine the winner of the tournament of the best eight players in the world today.
ATP Finals: Dominic Thiem against Daniil Medvedev live on TV and livestream today
Like the entire tournament, the final of the ATP Finals is not on free-to-air television, but only on Sky to see. The pay TV broadcaster shows all single and double matches live and in full length.
The double finals from 4.30 p.m. Sky Sport 4 HD the match Thiem vs. Medvedev on Sky Sport 2 HD. Stefan Hempel, Paul Häuser and Marcel Meinert, together with expert Patrik Kühnen, are on duty as commentators.
As an alternative to the TV broadcast, you can use Sky Go also be there in the live stream – or via Sky Ticket with a monthly pass if you are not a subscriber to the pay TV channel.
ATP Finals: the groups at a glance
Medvedev reached the final without defeat. In the group stage, he didn’t even make a single sentence against Djokovic, Zverev and Schwatzman. Thiem, however, lost the last preliminary round game against Rublev, which was insignificant from a sporting point of view.
Group Tokyo 1970
Group London 2020