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Stefanos Tsitsipas fights back to overcome Dominic Thiem and secure ATP Finals

• Greek becomes youngest winner of event since 2001• The 21-year-old wins 6-7 (6), 6-2, 7-6 (4)Three years ago, Stefanos Tsitsipas arrived in London as a wide-eyed teenager, happy to offer his services as a hitting partner for Dominic Thiem, whom he kn…


Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes Roger Federer to reach final of ATP Finals

• Greek wins 6-3, 6-4 in titanic semi-final encounter• Tsitsipas: ‘Beating him is the biggest honour I could have’Stefanos Tsitsipas, looking eerily like a young Roger Federer, reached the ninth final of his young career by beating the game’s most endu…


Rafael Nadal overcomes Stefanos Tsitsipas after epic struggle

• New world No 1 edges out Greek in three close sets• Nadal must wait on ATP World Tour semi-final placeThis was a fight Rafael Nadal did not desperately need – having already secured the world No 1 ranking when Novak Djokovic fell to Roger Federer on …


ATP Tour Finals: big three wary of threat from tennis’ young contenders | Kevin Mitchell

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic face tough competition in London at the end of a gruelling seasonWhen the eight best players in men’s tennis gathered on the southern bank of the Thames on Friday, the three greatest of them – Roger Federe…