2020 ATP Tour Finals Day 5 Recap: Andrey Rublev Upsets World No. 3

2020 ATP Tour Finals Day 5 Recap

Andrey Rublev would upset Dominic Thiem, Rafael Nadal would prevail over Stefanos Tsitsipas, and much more at the 2020 ATP Tour Finals.

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2020 ATP Tour Finals Day 5 Results

Singles Results

Dominic Thiem vs. Andrey Rublev

In the first singles match of the day, Dominic Thiem, the World No. 3, would take on Andrey Rublev, the World No. 8.

In the opening set of their match, Rublev would come out firing, winning the first four games in a row before taking the set 6-2.

In the second set, he would get two breaks of Thiem’s serve, in the third and eleventh games, to take the set 7-5 and win the match 6-2, 7-5.

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Rafael Nadal vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas

In the last match of the day, Rafael Nadal, fresh off of a tight match against Dominic Thiem, would take on Stefanos Tsitsipas.

In the first set of their match, down 3-4, Nadal would win three straight games, breaking Tsitsipas’ serve once, to take the set 6-4.

But, in the second set, Tsitsipas would respond by getting a break of Nadal’s serve, in the tenth game, to take the set 6-4 and force at third set.

In the decisive third set, Nadal would takeover, getting three breaks of Tsitsipas’ serve to take the set 6-2 and win the match 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

Doubles Results

W.Koolhof / N.Mektic vs. L.Kubot vs. M.Melo

In the first doubles match of the day, the team of Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic would take on the team of Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo in an electric match.

In the opening set of their match, Kubot and Melo would get one break of their opponents’ serve, in the fifth game, to take the set 6-4.

But, in the second set, each team would manage to break the other’s serve once en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, Koolhof and Mektic would prevail, 7-2, to take the set 7-6 (7-2) and force a third set tiebreak.

In the third set tiebreak, Kubot and Melo would come out on top, 10-8, to win the match 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 10-8.

R.Ram / J.Salisbury vs. K.Krawietz / A.Mies

In the second doubles match of the day, the team of Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury would take on the team of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.

In the opening set of their match, each team would manage to break the other’s serve twice en route to a tiebreak. In the tiebreak, the team of Ram and Salisbury would come out on top, 7-5, to take the set 7-6 (7-5).

In the second set, each team would serve well, holding their service games on their way to another tiebreak. In this tiebreak, Krawietz and Mies would prevail, 7-4, to take the set 7-6 (7-4) and force a third set tiebreak.

In the decisive third set tiebreak, Ram and Salisbury would win, 10-4, to take the match 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (4-7), 10-4.

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