Dominic Thiem Defeated Rafael Nadal at the ATP Finals

Dominic Theim from Austria  defeated Rafael Nadal on November 17 2020 on the 3rd day of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) finals. Theim has become the first player to qualify for the semi-finals of 2020 ATP.

Highlights

Rafael Nadal will now have to beat Tsitsipas so as to reach the semi-finals.

Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem is the tennis player from Austria has been ranked at number 3 in the ATP rankings. He was the first Austrian ever to win US Open. So far, Thiem has won one Grand Slam and 17 ATP titles.

Rafael Nadal

He is a Spanish tennis player and has been ranked at number 2 in the ATP rankings. So far, Rafael Nadal has won 20 Grand Slams singles titles. He recently won a Grand Slams in October 2020 and equalled the record of Roger Federer after winning the 20th Grand Slams title.

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

ATP is the governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuits. The body was established in the year 1972. ATP has been headquartered in London. The ATP tour comprises of ATP 500, ATP Masters 1000 and ATP 250.

ATP Rankings

The ATP ranking is commonly known as the world rankings.  It ranks the men tennis players. The players are rank on the basis of the tournaments falling under Grand Slam, ATP and International Tennis Federation.

Women Tennis Association (WTA)

WTA ranks the women tennis players. The WTA organizes the women tennis tournaments. The body has been headquartered at the St Petersburg. It has two more headquarters. Its Asia-Pacific headquarter is located in Beijing, China and  European headquarter is located in London.