Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic drawn in same group at ATP finals

ATP Rankings Rafael Nadal conquers throne ahead of Novak Djokovic

"For me personally, of course, here I need to adjust a couple of things in the way that I serving, the way that I preparing the points, that there is not much time to hit one ball here, one ball to the other side, and then wait for the right opportunity".

Djokovic will contest the first singles match against Berrettini on Sunday afternoon, followed by Federer vs. Thiem at night. The idea is to be able to play the ATP finals in London.

The German stunned Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on his way to winning the biggest title of his career in 2018 but has struggled to replicate that form this season. The players are divided into two groups with the top two in each of the groups.

In what feels like a familiar November story, Rafael Nadal is travelling to London on Wednesday in the hope of playing in next week's Nitto ATP Finals, despite an abdominal strain.

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, and Matteo Berrettini are a part of the Bjorn Borg group, whereas Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Alexander Zverev are a part of the Andre Aggasi group. However, there are chances that Nadal might not end the year as the No. 1 player.

There are no guarantees he will come through a youthful Group Andre Agassi, with two young rivals Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas both enjoying their best seasons on the tour to date.

Federer has won the tournament six times, more than anyone else, while Djokovic has five to his name, level with Ivan Lendl.

Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters semi-finals last week due to an injury sustained during warm-up, but reports seem to suggest that the injury was nothing of concern and he should be ready to go next week. Zverev is the defending Champion.

The ATP finals take place between November 10-17. Nadal has never won the tournament, losing in the final to Federer in 2010 and Djokovic in 2013.



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