STARNBERG, November 15, 2020
The Nitto ATP Finals have been staged at London’s O2 Arena since 2009, with spectators witnessing the likes of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Britain’s Andy Murray in action. This year’s tournament at the venue will be the final one before it heads to Turin in 2021. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic it will be held behind closed doors.
Nitto ATP Finals: Eight Things To Know
1. Djokovic Eyes Record: After clinching No. 1 for a record-tying sixth year, Novak Djokovic looks to tie Roger Federer’s mark of six Nitto ATP Finals titles.
2. Nadal’s Title Pursuit: Rafael Nadal, who has qualified for a record 16 straight years, is bidding to become the oldest champion in tournament history.
3. Another Run For Thiem? Last year at The O2, Dominic Thiem defeated Federer and Djokovic in group play en route to reaching the final.
4. Medvedev’s Magic: Daniil Medvedev arrives in London with momentum after claiming the Rolex Paris Masters title last week.
5. Zverev Former Champ: Alexander Zverev, the 2018 winner, is one of three former tournament champions in the field.
6. Tsitsipas Soaring: Stefanos Tsitsipas will try to become the first player to retain his title since Djokovic four-peated from 2012-15.
7. Red-Hot Rublev: Perhaps nobody in London will be as confident as Andrey Rublev, who leads the ATP Tour in titles (5) and wins (40).
8. Schwartzman Shining: The last player to qualify, Diego Schwartzman is the first South American to compete here since Juan Martin del Potro in 2013.
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