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Dimitrov beats Goffin to win ATP Finals – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov became the first man for 19 years to win the ATP Finals on his debut appearance with victory over Belgian David Goffin. Sixth seed Dimitrov, 26, claimed the biggest title of his career as he won 7-5 4-6 6-3 at London’s O2 Arena. The Bulgarian collected £1.9m in prize money for coming through the tournament unbeaten in five matches across the group stage, semi-finals and final. He will end the year ranked third in the world, with Goffin up…

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Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win ATP Finals in London

Grigor Dimitrov Sunday, November 19, 2017 Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career by edging a three-set thriller with David Goffin to win the ATP Finals in London. For years Dimitrov has struggled to deliver on his supreme technical talent but the Bulgarian may finally be living up to the hype after he beat Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 at The O2. Fans may have hoped for a re-run here of Roger Federer versus Rafael Nadal, the veteran grandees who dominated the sport in 2017, but Dimitrov and Goffin…

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Goffin thrashes Thiem to reach ATP Finals semis – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device ATP Finals Venue: The 02 Arena, London Dates: 12-19 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, Red Button, BBC Sport website and mobile app, listen on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and follow text updates online. Belgian seventh seed David Goffin completed the semi-final line-up at the ATP Finals with victory over Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem in London. Goffin won 6-4 6-1 to secure second place in the Pete Sampras Group and set up a semi-final against Roger Federer at…

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Sock boosts ATP Finals hopes with win over Cilic

Media playback is not supported on this device ATP Finals Venue: The 02 Arena, London Dates: 12-19 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, Red Button, BBC Sport website and mobile app, listen on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and follow text updates online. American eighth seed Jack Sock boosted his chances of reaching the last four at the ATP Finals with victory over Croatian fifth seed Marin Cilic. Sock won 5-7 6-2 7-6 (7-4) in the second round of group matches, after losing to Swiss second seed Roger…

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Injured Nadal ends season after ATP Finals loss to Goffin

ATP Finals Venue: The 02 Arena, London Dates: 12-19 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, Red Button, BBC Sport website and mobile app, listen on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and follow text updates online. World number one Rafael Nadal pulled out of the ATP Finals and brought an end to his season after defeat by Belgian seventh seed David Goffin in his opening round-robin match. Nadal said before the tournament his knee was “not perfect” but fought hard before losing 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 6-4. The Spaniard,…

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ATP Finals: Roger Federer beats Jack Sock, Alexander Zverev defeats Marin Cilic

Media playback is not supported on this device ATP Finals Venue: The 02 Arena, London Dates: 12-19 November Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, Red Button, BBC Sport website and mobile app, listen on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and follow text updates online. Six-time champion Roger Federer opened with a straight-set win over Jack Sock at the ATP Finals in London. The 36-year-old Swiss, making his 15th appearance at the season-ending event for the top eight players in the world, won 6-4 7-6 (7-4) at the O2 Arena….

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'Disgraceful, sexist' Next Gen ATP Finals draw is criticised

A tennis player was asked to pull off a female model’s glove with his teeth in a “disgraceful” draw ceremony that has led to accusations of sexism. At the Next Gen ATP Finals draw in Milan on Sunday, female models decided groupings by revealing letters hidden under their clothing. In a joint statement, the ATP and sponsors Red Bull said they “deeply regretted” causing offence. “Our execution was in poor taste and unacceptable,” the statement read. One model suggestively took off her jacket to reveal the letter B on her…

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