The draw ceremony for the 2022 Nitto ATP Finals has been made on Thursday afternoon.

In his 15th appearance at the prestigious event, Novak will attempt to win a record-tying sixth title. He lifted the ATP Finals trophy in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The tournament begins on Sunday, November 13, and will be played until November 20. This will be the second edition of the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy.

Novak is no.7 seed and he is placed in Red Group with Stefanos Tsitsipas, Danil Medveded and Andrey Rublev.

GREEN Group:
1. Rafael Nadal (Spain)
3. Casper Ruud (Norway)
5. Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada)
8. Taylor Fritz (USA)

RED Group:
2. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
4. Danil Medveded (Russia)
6. Andrey Rublev (Russia)
7. Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Nole’s head-to-head record against the participants:

Rafael Nadal 30-29
* Stefanos Tsitsipas 9-2
Casper Ruud 3-0
* Daniil Medvedev 7-4
Felix Auger-Aliassime 1-1
* Andrey Rublev 1-1
Taylor Fritz 5-0

The winner of each group will be placed in separate semi-final brackets, with the top player in Red Group playing the runner-up in Green Group and vice versa.

The Nitto ATP Finals is the year-end climax to the ATP Tour season. The event, which features only the world’s best eight qualified singles players and doubles teams, is contested in a round-robin format with the best four players and doubles teams reaching the knockout semi-finals stage.

ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi said: “The Nitto ATP Finals celebrates the best of the best in our game. Everything’s on the line for the players, whose remarkable achievements this season have earned them a chance to compete for its final title. Over more than 50 years this special event has created unique and unforgettable experiences for millions of fans, both in the arena and around the world. We’re thrilled to see the Nitto ATP Finals continue its incredible story in Turin this season.”

Alexander Zverev won the 2021 singles title in Turin with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Daniil Medvedev in the championship match.

Photo: ATP Tour

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