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ATP Finals 2023: Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz Learn Group Stage Opponents

ATP Finals 2023: Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz Learn Group Stage Opponents

Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev and others have found out their group stage opponents for the upcoming ATP Finals 2023. Here's how the roster shapes up ahead of the tournament.

Paris Masters 2023: Novak Djokovic vs Grigor Dimitrov
Paris Masters 2023: Novak Djokovic vs Grigor Dimitrov Photo: AP/Michel Euler

Defending champion Novak Djokovic has been placed in a group with home favorite Jannik Sinner for the ATP Finals in Turin, where he needs to win just one match to end the year as world No. 1. (Tennis News)

The draw for the season-ending, eight-man finals was made Thursday and saw Djokovic pitted against Stefanos Tsitsipas and Holger Rune as well as Sinner in the Green Group for the round-robin stage.

Second-seeded Carlos Alcaraz headlines the Red Group, which also includes Daniil Medvedev, Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev.

The top two from each group advance to the semifinals.

Djokovic is bidding to win the event for a seventh time and has not lost a match since his defeat to Alcaraz in the Wimbledon final in July. He currently shares the record of six victories with Roger Federer.

Zverev has won the tournament twice, while Medvedev and Tsitsipas have one victory apiece.

The tournament starts Sunday and the final is scheduled for Nov. 19.

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