Rafael Nadal got the first win at the ATP Finals in his last group match. The Spaniard beat Casper Ruud 7-5, 7-5 in Turin on Thursday. However, after his two opening defeats, Nadal had already had no chance of making it into the semi-finals and was eliminated after the preliminary round despite the success.
The Norwegian Casper Ruud was after two victories already before the new edition of the French Open final as a semi-finalist at the end of the season of the eight best tennis professionals of the year.
Who will follow him from the green group will be decided in the second game of the day (9 p.m. / Sky). Then the Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime and Taylor Fritz from the USA meet. The winner of the duel is also in the semifinals on Saturday.