Dominic Thiem pulled off a thrilling comeback triumph over Novak Djokovic in the group stage of the ATP Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London on Tuesday.

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Thiem fell behind after a tight first set but was able lớn battle back brilliantly against the Serbian. In the decider, the fifth seed appeared to let his chance of a win slip, as he failed to serve out the match at 6-5 và then fell 4-1 behind in the tiebreak. However, he dug deep lớn continue his stunning start và reach his first semi-finals in the competition.

Earlier on, Roger Federer got his competition up và running with a win over Matteo Berrettini. The Swiss, who is seeded third in London, was beaten in his opener by Thiem on Sunday but recovered with a 7-6 (2), 6-3 win.

Here are the results and highlights from the third day of the season-ending competition, as well as the schedule for Wednesday"s play.

Tuesday Results


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Videos you might lượt thích (3) Roger Federer bt. (8) Matteo Berrettini: 7-6 (2), 6-3

(5) Dominic Thiem bt. (2) Novak Djokovic: 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (5)

Wednesday Schedule

(1) Rafael Nadal vs. (4) Daniil Medvedev

(6) Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. (7) Alexander Zverev

Tuesday Recap

After Federer suffered a surprise loss to lớn Thiem, the pressure was on to lớn respond against Berrettini.

Early in the match, both players struggled to lớn get a read on the other man"s serve. The only break point came at the over of the set, when Federer was able to lớn up the ante. His opponent dug in & forced a tiebreak.

Federer was able khổng lồ move through the gears & took it 7-2. Berrettini"s shoulders did slump a little after that setback, and the 20-time Grand Slam champion was able lớn race lớn victory in the second set.

Tennis TV shared some of the best moments from Federer"s high-class performance:

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Making it look sooo easy.Sweet highlight reel today from rogerfederer...#NittoATPFinals

Afterward, the man himself said it"s strange to lose a match and then play at the same venue a couple of days later.

"It"s unusual to lose và come back again," the veteran stated, per Kevin Mitchell of the Guardian. "I did it last year. There"s no reason lớn be too down on yourself. You come here to lớn play three matches. I had a day off, and there are ways lớn get rid of that loss. I did it hanging out with my kids."

Djokovic and Thiem played out a what will likely be remembered as the match of the tournament to lớn this point.

Both men broke the other once in the first mix before they settled in to lớn a tiebreak. Again, there was little between the players, but when Djokovic got his first phối point, he was able to take it, with Thiem planting a forehand into the net.

The Live Tennis account summed up a thrilling set:

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First phối #Djokovic! 7-6! Oh what a phối of tennis- one of the best of the season I think! #Thiem played at an incredibly high level, and so did #Djokovic.The Serbian's relentless consistency wins through in the end.More of the same, guys... Https://

However, Thiem didn"t lie down & was able lớn catch his opponent napping at the start of the next set, breaking to move 2-0 ahead and then consolidating. The Austrian was nerveless in seeing it out, setting up a decider.

The ATP truyền thông Info trương mục noted both men have fine records in third-set shootouts:

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.ThiemDomi wins 2nd mix 6-3 to cấp độ match with DjokerNole in the #NittoATPFinals. #Thiem is an atptour best 14-2 in decisive-set matches this season & #Djokovic has best winning pct. (.846) in decisive phối matches (11-2) in #NittoATPFinals history.

Here is the moment Thiem leveled up the contest:

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Get ready for more of THISThiemDomi raising the roof of the O2 Arena!#NittoATPFinals

Thiem initially appeared as though he would seize the initiative in the third, as he broke in the first game. However, Djokovic clung on và was able khổng lồ restore parity at 3-3 before moving 4-3 in front.

The Austrian stayed in touch, & after a brilliant trò chơi to break at 5-5, he had the chance khổng lồ serve for the match in the next game. Nerves clearly got lớn him, though, as Djokovic showed his champion credentials to force a tiebreak.

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In a high-pressure breaker, Djokovic went 4-1 ahead, only khổng lồ see Thiem string together five consecutive points and give himself two match points. The Austrian took the second of them khổng lồ earn one of the most dramatic triumphs of his career.