So much for the highly anticipated matchup between world No 2 Rafael Nadal and No 4 Daniil Medmedev in the championship of the ATP finals.
Nadal was ousted in 3set epics, 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-3 in the semifinals of the event at the 02 in London.
World No 3 Dominic Thiem,the US open Champion, after beating No 1 Novak Djokovic will take on No 4 Medmedev, the US open runner up to Nadal a year ago in today’s final.
Thiem leads medmedev head-to-head 3-1.
Remarkably, both men have beaten both Djokovic and Nadal in the Round Robin group stage of the championship.