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London [UK], Sept 16 (ANI): Swiss tennis participant Roger Federer will start the 2020 season in Sydney, Spanish Rafael Nadal will start in Perth within the Affiliation of Tennis Skilled (ATP) Cup event, which introduced the draw on Sunday (native time).
Serbian Novak Djokovic will start at Brisbane within the event.
The event scheduled from January 3-12 subsequent yr will function a lead as much as the yr’s first Grand Slam Australian Open.
The competitors will see 24 international locations break up into six teams throughout Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
Not too long ago, organisers introduced that high 30 males’s tennis stars might be collaborating within the event. The matches will comprise of two singles match and one doubles match.
Djokovic’s Serbia has been pitted in Group A together with France, South Africa, Germany, Greece, Canada and wildcard Australia in Brisbane.
Nadal’s Spain will tackle Japan, Georgia, Russia, Italy and the US in Perth whereas Federer’s Switzerland will face Belgium, Austria, Croatia, Argentina and Nice Britain.
ATP Cup draw is as follows:
Group A (Brisbane) – Serbia, France, South Africa, TBA
Group B (Perth) – Spain, Japan, Georgia, TBA
Group C (Sydney) – Switzerland, Belgium, Britain, TBA
Group D (Perth) – Russia, Italy, USA, TBA
Group E (Sydney) Austria, Croatia, Argentina, TBA
Group F (Brisbane) – Germany, Greece, Canada, TBA
The highest two gamers for every nation are dedicated to play within the event, topic to alter primarily based on the ATP Rankings on the second entry deadline on November 13, when remaining staff members (as much as an extra three gamers) will acquire acceptance.
On that date, an additional 5 international locations will qualify to compete on the 24-country ATP Cup primarily based on the rating of their primary singles participant.
Within the occasion, greater than 100 gamers from 24 nations will compete for the USD $15 million in prize cash and 750 ATP Rating factors. (ANI)

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