ATP Finals draw: Novak Djokovic to face Roger Federer in group stage

Alexander Zverev is the defending ATP Finals champion
is the defending ATP Finals champion (Picture: Getty)

Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer in the group stage of the season-ending ATP Finals in London.

Defending champion Alexander Zverev has been chosen in Group Andre Agassi together with world primary Rafael Nadal, Greek sensation and in-form Daniil Medvedev.

Group Bjorn Borg will likely be contested between Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Djokovic, 20-time Grand Slam-winner Federer, Austrian hot-shot and ATP Finals debutant Matteo Berrettini.

Djokovic received two of the 4 Grand Slams this yr, triumphing in Melbourne and London, and comes into the occasion having clinched his fifth Paris Masters title final week.

The Serbian legend is in a battle with Nadal to finish the yr as world primary. Nadal additionally added two Grand Slam titles to his assortment in 2019 however is presently scuffling with an harm downside.



While falling brief on the Grand Slams, 38-year-old Federer received 4 tournaments this yr and would have clinched his ninth Wimbledon title had he not wasted two Championship factors towards Djokovic in July.

Thiem, a five-time winner on the tour in 2019, and Medvedev each reached Grand Slam finals this yr whereas Zverev loved a late rally to qualify for the match he received 12 months in the past.

US Open semi-finalist Berrettini makes his debut on the season-ending match, whereas and Roberto Bautista Agut are on standby ought to a participant pull out due to harm.

Zverev beat Djokovic in straight units in the ultimate of the 2018 ATP Finals after knocking out in the semis.

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