Federer moves on to semis at ATP Finals
— A day after the ATP Finals lost Rafael Nadal to injury, Roger Federer guaranteed his place in Saturday’s semifinals by defeating Alexander Zverev 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-1 Tuesday.
Zverev, who won his opening match against Marin Cilic, will face Jack Sock Thursday to decide who will join Federer in the final four. Sock recorded the United States’ first victory at the event in 10 years by beating Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the early match with the Croatian later being eliminated by Federer’s victory.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-1 on Tuesday at the ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London, securing a spot in the semifinals of a tournament missing Rafael Nadal due to injury.