- Roger Federer loses his opening match in the ATP Finals against Dominic Thiem with 5: 7, 5: 7. .
- Die The second match of Björn Borg's team clearly separates Novak Djokovic against Matteo Berrettini.
Roger Federer (ATP 3) did not miss the start of the ATP Finals in London. The Basel bidder rested correctly at the start of the match and was set against Thiem (ATP 5) for the latest after losing the opening set.
As in the first round, Federer also had to serve in the second set with a 5: 5 Leave score. Thiem decided important points for the night almost to himself. "Thiem played well, and in the end, my game just wasn't good enough," Federer said in anesthesia. And in:
This is the first round hiccup, because you meet in the service not only are the corners really good and playing Halbvolley isn't just as easy as in a semi-final.
Federer doesn't take chances
Federer equals Austrian throughout the match. He only got 5 points less than Thiem. However, he only used one of the 4 break breaks. Thiem at a spectacular rally stopped the break at 1: 3 in the 2nd set.
Federer continued to pardon at the specific stage of the two with a score of 5: 6 from his point of view. After 100 minutes he finally had to bow to the 26-year-old Viennese. 38-year-old Federer finished 3rd in a row against Thiem. This year, Basel's bid lost both to Indian Wells and Madrid to three sets.
Federer is set for 19659008] Federer reached the semi-finals, first to beat Matteo Berrettini. After that, he probably needed a win over Novak Djokovic as well, which left a great impression on his opening match.
Federer lost enough for special year-end mode. With the 17th participation, he lost his opening game 5 times. Only once did he not reach the semi-finals afterwards. Also last year Federer was embroiled in a defeat against Kei Nishikori in the tournament and won after the next two teams played.