The Malta Independent 4 December 2020, Friday

Tennis

Simple as 1-2-3: Medvedev tops Thiem for ATP Finals title

Monday, 23 November 2020, 07:01 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

Daniil Medvedev did not travel an easy path to the biggest title of his career at the ATP Finals: He beat No. 3 Dominic Thiem for the championship after earlier getting past No. 1 Novak Djokovic and...

It'll be Thiem-Medvedev, not Djokovic-Nadal, at ATP Finals

Sunday, 22 November 2020, 06:57 Last update: about 12 days ago Associated Press

Instead of No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 2 Rafael Nadal for the ATP Finals trophy, it’ll be No. 3 Dominic Thiem against No. 4 Daniil Medvedev. Nadal grabbed the opening set, and he served...

Djokovic beats Zverev to complete ATP Finals semis lineup

Saturday, 21 November 2020, 07:07 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

Novak Djokovic ensured the world’s top four players reached the semifinals of the ATP Finals for the first time since 2004 by eliminating Alexander Zverev 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Friday. The...

Nadal ousts Tsitsipas in 3 sets to advance at ATP Finals

Friday, 20 November 2020, 07:48 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals at the ATP Finals for the first time in five years and knocked out the defending champion in the process, beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 Thursday at...

Medvedev beats Djokovic to reach semis at ATP Finals

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 06:54 Last update: about 15 days ago Associated Press

Daniil Medvedev is enjoying the ATP Finals a lot better in his second appearance. Medvedev secured a spot in the semifinals of the season-ending tournament by dominating five-time champion Novak...

Thiem beats Nadal; Tsitsipas outlasts Rublev in ATP Finals

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 06:54 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

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. Thiem beat the 20-time Grand...

Medvedev wins with underarm serve at ATP Finals

Tuesday, 17 November 2020, 07:29 Last update: about 17 days ago Associated Press

Daniil Medvedev pulled off an underarm serve as he outlasted Alexander Zverev and joined Novak Djokovic as a winner at the ATP Finals on day two Monday. Medvedev prevailed 6-3, 6-4, while...

Thiem, Nadal win opening matches at ATP Finals in London

Monday, 16 November 2020, 06:48 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

Dominic Thiem made sure this year's ATP Finals didn't begin the same way last year's ended. Thiem outlasted Stefanos Tsitsipas in a rematch of the 2019 final, beating the defending champion 7-6...

Perfect in Paris, Nadal overwhelms Djokovic to tie Federer

Monday, 12 October 2020, 07:54 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand...

Just 19, ranked 54th, Swiatek wins French Open for 1st Slam

Sunday, 11 October 2020, 06:41 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Minutes after suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at age 19, while ranked just 54th, Iga Swiatek held a microphone during the French Open trophy presentation and was hesitant for pretty much the...

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