Murray draws Federer in World Tour Finals groups


Originally published on: 16/11/10 12:16

Andy Murray will play Roger Federer in the group stages of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals next week, while Novak Djokovic joins Rafael Nadal in Group A.

Andy Roddick and Tomas Berdych complete the Group A line-up, while Federer and Murray are joined in Group B by Robin Soderling and David Ferrer.

World No.1 doubles pair the Bryan brothers will kick off this year’s event on Sunday afternoon against Wimbledon champions Jurgen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner, followed by Murray’s opening match against Robin Soderling, who leapt above the Scot in the world rankings this week after victory in Paris.

Roger Federer will face David Ferrer on Sunday evening after Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes play Polish duo Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski.

On Monday, Novak Djokovic will face Tomas Berdych once Mahesh Bhupathi and Max Mirnyi have played Lukas Kubot and Oliver Marach in the afternoon session.

Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic take on Wes Moodie and Dick Norman before world No.1 Rafael Nadal gets his campaign underway against Andy Roddick.


Group A Group B
Rafael Nadal Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic Robin Soderling
Tomas Berdych Andy Murray
Andy Roddick David Ferrer


Group A Group B
Bob Bryan &
Mike Bryan
Daniel Nestor &
Nenad Zimonjic
Lukas Dlouhy &
Leander Paes
Lukas Kubot &
Oliver Marach
Mariusz Fyrstenberg &
Marcin Matkowski
Mahesh Bhupathi &
Max Mirnyi
Jurgen Melzer &
Philipp Petzschner
Dick Norman &
Wesley Moodie


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