Diego Schwartzman Completes 2020 ATP Finals Field Of Eight
| November 6th, 2020, 8:53 pm
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Following Pablo Carreno Busta’s loss to Rafael Nadal Friday at the Paris Masters, Diego Schwartzman clinched the last and eighth spot in the ATP Finals event in London.

The 28-year-old Schwartzman will make his debut in the year-end event alongside 5-time winner Novak Djokovic, defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas, Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev and fellow first-time Andrey Rublev.

The 28-year-old Schwartzman will be the first Argentine player to compete at the Nitto ATP Finals since Juan Martin del Potro in 2013. Schwartzman is the eighth singles player from Argentina to feature in the 50-year history of the tournament, following in the footsteps of 1974 titlist Guillermo Vilas (1974-77, ā€™79-82), Jose-Luis Clerc (1980-83), Guillermo Coria (2003-05), 2005 champion David Nalbandian (2003, ā€™05-06), Gaston Gaudio (2004-05), Mariano Puerta (2005) and 2009 runner-up Del Potro (2008-09, ā€™12-13).

Due to the ranking freeze, six of the eight players from the 2019 field are back with only the injured Roger Federer and Italian Matteo Berrettini not returning.

Set to begin on November 15, the fan-less event will feature the Top 8 players in the world in a round-robin competition.

The player groups will be released early next week.

2020 ATP Finals Field
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal
Dominic Thiem
Daniil Medvedev
Stefanos Tsitsipas
Alexander Zverev
Andrey Rublev*
Diego Schwartzman*
* First time participants


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One Comment for Diego Schwartzman Completes 2020 ATP Finals Field Of Eight

chrisford1 Says:

Happy for Diego Schwartzman! He earned his place with the best while other more talented people that lacked his drive and great attitude didn’t. (Looking at you, Kyrgios, Tomic!). Fun to watch the Little Beast go! With the retirement of David Ferrer, the original Little Beast, who I enjoyed seeing play a great deal as well, Diego gives me my Ferrer cravings on a platter.
Add Rublev to another Russian (Mevedev) and an ethnic Russian (Sasha Zverev) that will be likely to be in the Top 10 for a significant amount of time. Luckily this isn’t the Cold War, or the Americans would be fairly put out. They have a Tower, Riley Opelka, and not much else on the men’s side.
Fine year for PCB as well.


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