Grigor Dimitrov (ATP 6) is a good start to the ATP World Tour Finals (hard/ $ 8 million). The 26-year-old Bulgarian, debutant at the Masters, defeated Monday in London’s O2 Arena, the 24-year-old Austrian Dominic Thiem (ATP 4). After 2 hours and 21 minutes adorned the 6-3, 5-7 and 7-5 final score on the board.
In the same group (Pete Sampras) takes on David Goffin (ATP 8) the Monday night, starting at 21 hours, in his opening match against the Spanish world number 1 Rafael Nadal (follow LIVE).
Sunday were in the other group (Boris Becker) the first matches on the program. The Swiss Roger Federer (ATP 2) was a 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) to be too strong for the American Jack Sock (ATP 9), while the German Alexander Zverev (ATP 3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 pulled out of the Croatian Marin Cilic (ATP 5).
The first two of each group qualify for the semi-finals. The winner follows in the hall of fame the Scotsman Andy Murray.