2015 Shanghai Rolex Masters draw ceremony was held on Saturday.
The ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament takes place at Qi Zhong Tennis Center from October 11-18.
Fifty six players are taking part. Eight seeds (1-8) got BYE in the first round.
Novak, who won the event on two ocasions (2012, 2013), is a top seed. He’ll open quest for 25th Masters title in the second round against world no.44, Martin Klizan of Slovakia (1-0 H2H) who beat Chinese wild card Ze Zhang in their first round clash.
Djokovic’s possible rivals in the later stages of the tournament are:
3rd round: Feliciano Lopez (ESP, 15), Dominic Thiem (AUT)
Quarter-finals: David Ferrer (ESP, 7), Richard Gasquet (FRA, 11), Vasek Pospisil (CAN)
Semi-finals: Andy Murray (GBR, 3), Tomas Berdych (CZE, 5), Gilles Simon (FRA, 10), John Isner (USA, 13)
Finals: Roger Federer (SUI, 2), Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI, 4), Kei Nishikori (JPN, 6), Rafael Nadal (ESP, 8)
Last year Novak Novak suffered semi-final exit, after falling to Roger Federer 4-6, 4-6.
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