Nole suffered his fourth defeat of the year when he fell to Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-2, 6-7(4), 0-6, in the last four of the Swiss Indoors Basel.
Nole came back from a set down to defeat Marcos Baghdatis 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 at the Swiss Indoors today.
Nole wrapped up the victory against Poland’s Lukasz Kubot in just 55 minutes to improve to a 66-3 this season.
World no.1 defeated no.47 in the ATP rankings Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 in 2 hours and 11 minutes in the first round of the Swiss Indoors Basel tournament on Tuesday.
The eyes of the tennis world will be on Basel next week where the superstars world no.1 Novak Djokovic and defending champion – no.4 in the ATP rankings Roger Federer are back in action after a break.