Authorization

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal denied ATP record by Dominic Thiem

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal denied ATP record by Dominic Thiem

Nadal had been hoping to win the event for a 12th timeRafael Nadal's hopes of setting an ATP record were ended when he was beaten by Dominic Thiem in the Barcelona Open semi-finals. The 32-year-old world number two had hoped to become the first player to win the same event 12 times.Thiem, who lost to Nadal in the 2017 final, beat the Spaniard 6-4 6-4, also avenging his defeat in last year's French Open final.
The Austrian will meet 23-year-old Daniil Medvedev in Sunday's final.Nadal had hoped to extend his own record of 11 wins, a mark he has also managed at the French Open and Monte Carlo Masters and the Barcelona Open - no other player has won a single ATP event more than nine times. In beating Nadal, world number five Thiem, 25, also denied the Mallorcan a chance of winning a fourth consecutive Barcelona Open title.Russian Medvedev beat fourth seed Kei Nishikori 6-4 3-6 7-5 in their semi-final on Saturday.
See also:
Leave a comment
News
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Декабрь 2019    »
ПнВтСрЧтПтСбВс
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031