London, England (Sports Network) - Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have been
drawn into the same group for the ATP World Tour Finals, while Roger Federer
and Juan Martin del Potro will headline the opposite group for round-robin
Djokovic, who has already secured the year-end No. 1 ranking, and Murray will
play in Group A along with Tomas Berdych and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Joining
Federer and del Potro in Group B will be David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic.
Murray and Djokovic have met six times already this year, each winning three
times. Djokovic beat Murray in the semifinals on the way to the Australian
Open title, while Murray returned the favor in the semifinals of the Olympics
en route to a gold medal and also beat the Serbian star in the final at the
U.S. Open for his breakthrough Grand Slam title. Djokovic beat the Scottish
star in the Shanghai Masters final just last month.
Federer, a six-time season-ending tournament champion, and del Potro have met
seven times in 2012. Federer won the first six matchups before del Potro
stunned the Swiss superstar in the final of his hometown event in Basel just
Monday's schedule will feature Murray against Berdych and 2008 champion
Djokovic against Tsonga. Group B openers on Tuesday will pit Federer against
Tipsarevic and Ferrer against del Potro.
The Sports Network