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February 25, 2021

Tennis: Federer overcomes Nadal in London final

Roger Federer maintained his in­door supremacy over top-ranked Rafael Nadal as he won the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals event for the fifth time in his career on Sunday. Nadal held a 14-7 career record over his longtime rival before the final, but the Spaniard slumped to his third successive indoor defeat to the Swiss player despite battling back strongly in the second set in Lon­don. Federer claimed his 66th career title and the USD 1.63 million first prize with a 6-3 3-6 6-1 success in the tournament’s first final played between the world’s top-two players in 24 years, according to CNN.

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