BARCLAYS ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS 2012
Bryans To Face Paes/Stepanek In Group A For London; Mirnyi/Nestor In Group B
by ATP Staff|
Three-time former champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have been drawn in Group A alongside Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. They will also contest round-robin play against Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer.
Defending champions Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor are pitted in Group B against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau, the BNP Paribas Masters titlists Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna and Wimbledon winners Jonathan Marray and Frederik Nielsen.
The Bryan twins are competing at the season-ending championships for the 11th time, having won the title in 2003-04 and 2009. They were also runners up in 2008.
Mirnyi and Nestor will begin this year’s tournament on Monday against Lindstedt and Tecau, who have finished as runners up at Wimbledon for the past three years. The Bryans will challenge Spaniards Granollers and Lopez during the evening session.
On Tuesday, from 12 noon local time, Bhupathi and Bopanna, who took a Eurostar train from Paris to London, after they won their first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 team title, take play Marray and Nielsen, while Australian Open winners Paes and Stepanek meet Qureshi and Rojer in the evening session from 6pm.
The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals is being held at The O2 in London for the fourth successive year. With tickets still available for the season finale, don’t miss your chance to witness the world’s top eight singles players and doubles teams competing in the world’s biggest indoor tennis tournament. For more information, visit: www.BarclaysATPWorldTourFinals.com.
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