the First racket of the world, the Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the team tournament of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP Cup) lost to the representative of Belgium, David Goffin with a score of 4:6, 6:7 (3:7).
Nadal four times filed through, committed four double faults and converted two break-points out of ten, and the Goffin, occupying 11-e a place in rating ATP, six aces, three double faults and three break completed out of 14.
by a confrontation between Spain and Belgium was 1:1. Earlier, the Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut won the Belgian Kimmer of Coppejans. Thus, the participant of the semi-finals of the tournament will be determined in the steam room meeting.
Recall, the ATP Cup for the first time, participation in the competition involves athletes from 24 countries. The tournament is held in three Australian cities (Sydney, Brisbane, Perth) and will end on Sunday, January 12. The prize Fund of the ATP Cup is $ 15 million.