Novak Djokovic grouped with Jannik Sinner at ATP Finals 2023 | Tennis News

Defending champion Novak Djokovic has been drawn 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 number 1.

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic jumps as he poses with the trophy after winning the men’s singles final of the Paris ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament a(AFP)

The draw for the final eight of the season was made on Thursday and Djokovic faced Stefanos Tsitsipas and Holger Rune as well as Sinner in the Green Group for the play-off round.

Second seed Carlos Alcaraz leads the Red Group, which also includes Daniil Medvedev, Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev.

The top two from each group advance to the semi-finals.

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

Zverev has won the tournament twice, while Medvedev and Tsitsipas have one win each.

The competition starts on Sunday and the final is scheduled for November 19.

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