The round robin groups have been drawn for the 2012 ATP World Tour Finals (Final Showdown). Roger Federer comes to the O2 Arena in London as a two time defending champion, and 6 time champion overall. The Swiss maestro has been placed in Group B. The Final Showdown will be held November 5 to November 12.
The top two players from each group will advance to the semifinals, where based on records (and sets/games if necessary), #1 from Group A will face #2 from Group B, and #1 from Group B will face #2 from Group A. From there, the winners face off in the final. Here are the groups below.
Group A: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Group B: Roger Federer, David Ferrer, Juan Martin Del Potro, Janko Tipsarevic.
Federer practicing with Tim Henman.
See the players walk the red carpet in London ahead of the Final Showdown. Behind the scenes at the 2012 London Tennis Gala (via ATP World Tour)
Interview: Federer Previews 11th Appearance at Season Finale (via ATP World Tour)
See Roger Federer’s Nike outfit for the World Tour Finals in London, here. Watch full coverage of all the action on FF07tv.