Result: Rafael Nadal survives Tomas Berdych fightback

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning his men's singles match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day three of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 6, 2013
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World number one Rafael Nadal beats the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych 6-4 1-6 6-3 in the final round robin match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Rafael Nadal has beaten Tomas Berdych in three sets at the ATP World Tour Finals to progress to the last four of the tournament unbeaten.

The world number one got off to a fast start in his final round robin match, breaking the Czech player in the opening game, which was enough to hand him the first set.

Berdych upped his game with some powerful serving in the second set to get himself back into the tie, breaking the Spaniard twice to take a 5-0 lead before serving out the set 6-1.

The pair looked well-matched at the start of the deciding set as the first seven games went with serve, but Nadal got a break at a crucial point, setting himself up to serve out the encounter.

The result ensures that Nadal reaches the semi-finals of the competition, which he has never won, as Group A winner, while Berdych is knocked out following Stanislas Wawrinka's win over David Ferrer earlier today.

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning his men's singles match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day three of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 6, 2013
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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060