ATP World Tour Finals Draw

The 2009 ATP World Tour Finals in London are the pinnacle of the tennis calendar, with all events this year building to this showdown between the world’s best male players. The year-end men’s singles World No.1 ranking will be decided during this tournament. In no other tournament are you required to beat at least 4 if not 5 of the world’s Top 8 ranked players to win the title!

The event begins in a round robin format with 2 groups of 4 players, Group A and Group B. This tournament will also be held in London from 2010 to 2012. In the first 6 days of this 8 day tournament each of the 8 men will play against all 3 members of his group.

Group A is:

  • (1) Roger Federer
  • (4) Andy Murray
  • (5) Juan Martin Del Potro
  • (7) Fernando Verdasco (pictured above)

Group B is:

  • (2) Rafael Nadal
  • (3) Novak Djokovic
  • (6) Nikolay Davydenko
  • (8) Robin Soderling

The draw on the O2 Arena for the round robin matches is:

Day 1 sees the 1st round of Group A matches on Sunday November 22. The opening match is the day session (GMT 12:30pm) between (5) Juan Martin del Potro and (4) Andy Murray. The 1st night session match is at GMT 7pm and is between (1) Roger Federer versus (7) Fernando Verdasco.

Day 2 sees the 1st round of Group B matches on Monday November 23. The day session (GMT 12:30pm) match is (2) Rafael Nadal versus (8) Robin Soderling. The night session match is at GMT 7pm and is between (3) Novak Djokovic and (6) Nikolay Davydenko.

Day 3 sees the 2nd round of Group A matches on Tuesday November 24. The day session (GMT 12:30pm) match is (5) Juan Martin del Potro versus (7) Fernando Verdasco. The night session match is at GMT 7pm and is between (1) Roger Federer and (4) Andy Murray.

Day 4 sees the 2nd round of Group B matches on Wednesday November 25. The day session (GMT 12:30pm) match is (3) Novak Djokovic versus (8) Robin Soderling. The night session match is at GMT 7pm and is between (2) Rafael Nadal and (6) Nikolay Davydenko.

Day 5 is the 3rd and final round of Group A matches on Thursday November 26. The day session (GMT 12:30pm) match is (3) Andy Murray versus (7) Fernando Verdasco. The night session match is at GMT 7pm and is between (1) Roger Federer and (5) Juan Martin del Potro.

Day 6 is the 3rd and final round of Group B matches on Friday November 27. The day session (GMT 12:30pm) match is (3) Novak Djokovic and (2) Rafael Nadal. The night session match is at GMT 7pm and is between (6) Nikolay Davydenko versus (8) Robin Soderling.

Stay tuned for more coverage of London as we update you with round robin results, who qualifies for the semi-finals and the men’s singles final, plus who claims the mantle of 2009 ATP World Tour Champion.

For further details about the ATP Tour Finals on this tennis website click these links -> ATP World Tour Finals in London, Understanding the Men’s Pro Tour #1 and Understanding the Men’s Pro Tour #2.

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