2013 Shanghai Rolex Masters draw ceremony was held on Saturday.
The ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event is taking place from October 6-13.
Fifty six players are taking part. Eight seeds (1-8) get BYE in the first round.
Novak is a defending champion and no.1 seed. He’ll open quest for 15th Masters title in the second round against world no.37, Spaniard Marcel Granollers (2-0).
Djokovic’s possible rivals in the later stages of the tournament are:
3rd round: Tommy Robredo (ESP, 16), Fabio Fognini (ITA)
Quarter-finals: Roger Federer (SUI, 5), Richard Gasquet (FRA, 9), Vasek Pospisil (CAN)
Semi-finals: David Ferrer (ESP, 3), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA, 7)
Rafael Nadal (ESP, 2), Tomas Berdych (CZE, 4), Juan Martin del Potro (ARG, 6), Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI, 8)… are in the other half of the draw.
Last year Novak clinched his first Shanghai Rolex Masters crown. He came back from a set down and saved five match points before defeating two-time defending champion Andy Murray, 5-7, 7-6 (11), 6-3 in 3 hrs and 21 mins in a blockbuster final.
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