ATP World Tour Finals: Soderling vs. Del Potro
ATP World Tour Finals: Soderling vs. Del Potro – In the second semi-final game for the ATP World Tour Finals Saturday night, first-time semi-finalists Robin Soderling and Juan Martin del Potro will battle it out trying to reach their first final.
Soderling, who took the place of injured Andy Roddick in the field, is making his tournament debut. He is the first Swede to reach the semi-finals since Jonas Bjorkman in 1997 (l. to Sampras) in Hannover. The last Swede to reach the final was Stefan Edberg in 1990 (l. to Agassi) in Frankfurt. Del Potro is trying to become the first Argentine to reach the championship since David Nalbandian won the title in 2005 (d. Federer).
Live streaming of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals from the O2 Arena in London is now showing. Click here to subscribe. The match starts at 20:45 UK time.
UPDATE: US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro beat Robin Soderling 6-7 (1), 6-3, 7-6 (3) and advance to the final of the ATP World Tour Finals for the first time.