Djokovic, Nadal and Thiem are qualified for ATP Finals without an audience

Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Dominic Thiem are the first tennis players with a guaranteed place for a London Masters that will be played without spectators.

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According to the publication of its provisional calendar for the remainder of 2020, the ATP announced that this year's Finals will be played in London without an audience from 15 to 22 November and that Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Dominic Thiem have a guaranteed place among the eight best of the new ranking (it counts the results obtained since March 2019) who will play the last tournament of the course.

The ATP clarifies that the full price of tickets and VIP spaces will be returned, and that if the situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic improves in the United Kingdom, it will consider reopening the doors of the tournament for spectators in a controlled manner. To facilitate this possibility, a series of pilot tournaments are being held in the country with the public. "Working within the guidelines issued by the UK Government is paramount, as we seek to prioritize the health and safety of the fans and everyone involved in the tournament in our efforts to deliver the event in the safest manner possible." says Andrea Gaudenzi, president of the ATP.

With regard to the sports classification, Djokovic (winner of five titles), Nadal (finalist in 2010 and 2013) and Thiem (runner-up in 2019) have it guaranteed from this Friday. Today, Medvedev, Tsitsipas, Zverev, Berrettini and Monfils (due to the absence of Federer, who resigned from the 2020 course) would be in, and Roberto Bautista (12th in the ranking) has options to reach a position. In doubles, Australian Open champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury are the first to earn a spot in the Finals. This will be



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