Thiem has just beat Karen Khachanov in China Open semi-final. Not only won a ticket to the final match of the tournament on Chinese soil. He also has enough points to attend the ATP Finals, taking place from 10-17 / 11 in London (UK).
Currently, the tournament for the strongest male players of the year has identified 5/8 faces: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Daniil Medvedev, Dominic Thiem. The remaining 3 spots are the competition between Stefanos Tsitsipas, Roberto Bautista Agut, Alexander Zverev, David Goffin and Matteo Berrettini.