When Thiem won the first set in 41 minutes, Anderson scored the automatic scoring at Semis.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
London, United Kingdom (EFE) –
The Austrian Dominic Tie defeated the Japanese Kei Nishikori, 6-1 and 6-4, and achieved their first victory in the first phase of Nitto ATP finals played in London, which keeps them in the forefront and awaiting the last night's match between South Africa Kevin Anderson and Switzerland Roger Federer
When Thiem won the first set in 41 minutes, Anderson succeeded automatic sorting, and for the first time will act Semifinals of the tournament. Now and according to the last match of the day, the second semifinal in this group will be known.
Federer performs with victory and loss, Niskori with 1-2 and Jim with 1-2. If Anderson wins Federer in two sets, there will be a three-way draw that will be resolved by the percentage of games won by Federer. Federer, Nishikori and Thiem, says ATP to the rules of the tournament.
Excited by his girlfriend, the French Cristina Mladenovic, who accompanies the player throughout the week, Thiem reappeared and conquered Nishikori for the fourth time in five games in one hour and 25 minutes.
The finalist at Roland Garros took advantage of three of the nine times he had to break while Nishikori continued unsuccessfully as he showed last day against Anderson (6-0 and 6-1), not specifying any of the four times he had shot to steal his service his opponent.