The ATP World Tour Finals 2019 draw has been unveiled and there are plenty of intriguing match-ups with the top 8 ATP men ready to battle at the O2 Arena in London from 10th November to 17th November 2019 to claim the title at the final event of the season.
The draw was delayed by more than half an hour of the scheduled time. The reason for the ATP Tour Finals draw delay was that one of the electric motors in the vibrating balls that are used for the draw wasn’t working properly and needed to be replaced.
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal headlines Group A and second-seeded Novak Djokovic leads Group B, with the action to begin on Sunday.
Group Andre Agassi Rafael Nadal (ESP)  Daniil Medvedev (RUS)  Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRC)  Alexander Zverev (GER)
Group Bjorn Borg Novak Djokovic (SRB)
Players in each group will contest three round-robin matches, with the other two competitors from the group and the top two players will be advancing from each group into the knockout elimination semi-finals.
Eight different countries are represented in the ATP World Tour Finals 2019 draw for the fourth consecutive year. However, all eight singles players are from Europe for the first time in the history of the ATP Finals.
Group Andre Agassi promises to witness some tantalizing battles. Rafael Nadal had a successful summer hardcourt season, winning the titles at the Canadian Masters and US Open. He also reached the semifinals at last week’s Rolex Paris Masters. The Spaniard will aim to win his maiden ATP Finals title.
Daniil Medvedev will make a debut at this year’s ATP Finals and will hope to leave a mark in his first appearance. The Russian star has swept through the summer hard-court season this year, reaching the finals of six consecutive tournaments, including the US Open 2019 and winning three of them.
Stefanos Tsitsipas came back upgraded on the ATP Tour after his first-round exit from the 2019 US Open. He reached the finals of the China Open and made it to the semifinals at the Shanghai Rolex Masters and the Swiss-Indoors Basel before reaching the last eight at last week’s Rolex Paris Masters. The Greek gun will also make his maiden appearance at the final event of the season.
Alexander Zverev is the defending champion at the ATP World Tour Finals 2019 and will aim to repeat his results despite having a nominal season as he could manage to win only one tournament at the Geneva Open 2019.
Group Bjorn Borg is equally mouth-watering as all four players arrive in strong form. Novak Djokovic has won five ATP titles this year, including last week’s Rolex Paris Masters 2019. The defending runner-up has a 53-9 win-loss record this season and will aim to better his results from last years’ performance.
Roger Federer is the most successful player in the history of the ATP World Tour Finals with record six titles. The 20-time Grand Slam champion has claimed four titles in the 2019 season and will hope to add one more to the list at the final event of the season.
Dominic Thiem is the most successful player in the 2019 season in terms of the number of titles, tieing with Novak Djokovic, winning five titles. The Austrian will aim to win the biggest title of his career at the Nitto ATP Finals 2019 in London.
Matteo Berrettini is also one of the three debutants at the ATP World Tour Finals 2019. He surprised the tennis world after reaching the semifinals of the US Open 2019. The Italian has won two titles in 2019 in Budapest and Stuttgart.
The winner of the ATP World Tour Finals 2019 will receive $1,354,000, with an undefeated champion taking home $2,871,000.
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