ATP World Tour Finals: Rafael Nadal ‘avoids’ Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in group stage in London

The draw for the group phase of the ATP World Tour Finals is out.

Our champ will compete against Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and David Ferrer in Group Ilie Nastase – not an easy draw!

Group Stan Smith:

  • No. 1 Novak Djokovic
  • No. 3 Roger Federer
  • N0. 6 Tomas Berdych
  • No. 8 Kei Nishikori

Group ​Ilie Nastase:

  • No. 2 Andy Murray
  • No. 4 Stan Wawrinka
  • No. 5 Rafael Nadal
  • No. 7 David Ferrer

Rafa’s record against other World Tour Finals qualifiers: 123-53

  • vs. Novak Djokovic: 23-22
  • vs. Andy Murray: 15-6
  • vs. Roger Federer: 23-11
  • vs. Stan Wawrinka: 13-3
  • vs. Tomas Berdych: 19-4
  • vs. David Ferrer: 23-6
  • vs. Kei Nishikori: 7-1

Rafa reached the final in London in 2013 and 2010. He missed last year’s tournament after undergoing a late-season appendectomy. Our champ was also forced to miss the season finale through injury in 2005, 2008 and 2012.

The competition begins at The O2 in London on November 15, with the final scheduled to take place one week later.


Source: ATP World Tour


  1. VAMOS DEAR RAFA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) & HUGE KUDOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Your competitive edge & your enormous success & fantastic Tennis is mighty admirable….. God bless you sweetheart & enjoy EVERYTHING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : ) : ) Congratulations & lots & lots of love to you, your precious loving family & your magnificent powerful TEAM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : ) : )
    KUDOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

  2. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ~ Albert Einstein

  3. The most important thing is that Rafael Nadal is in London, looking confident and happy, .All good wishes to him. I do think that the surface should alternate between clay and hard court. It would be a fairer system. Vamos Rafaaaaaa

  4. There is no easy draw in London but, Rafa, u

  5. Enjoy. We are all so pleased you will be playing. Trust in your ability. Y ou are our best. VAMOS. Make us proud.

  6. All the best Rafa.💖. As I have always said. You have to believe that you are the best.🌷.
    You put your heart and soul out when you are on the courts.
    That is what makes you a true player. You are an inspiration to us, younger generation.

    Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee as always. 🌷 🌸 🍀 🍀 🍂 🌹 🌻 🌼 🌽 🌷 for you.
    For all your fans you are a true champion.
    Give it your best shot.
    We are all there standing right behind you.

  7. Rafa all the best in London, then you can have a big rest before you come to Australia where I am looking forward to seeing you in Melbourne,love,AlaineXX

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