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Anderson opens ATP Finals campaign against Austrian



Cape Town – South Africa’s Kevin Anderson will confront Austria’s Dominic Thiem in his opening match of the ATP Finals in London on Sunday.

Anderson, who is making his introduction at the lofty year-end occasion, was attracted the Group Lleyton Hewitt close by Thiem, Switzerland’s Roger Federer, and Japan’s Kei Nishikori.

Anderson and Thiem will play the primary singles coordinate on Sunday evening, with Federer and Nishikori booked to play at night session.

World No 6 Anderson flaunts a 6-2 win-misfortune record against world No 8 Thiem, however, the Austrian has won their last two gatherings.

In the meantime, world No 1 Novak Djokovic drives the Group Guga Kuerten close by Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Croatia’s Marin Cilic and America’s John Isner.

Zverev will confront Cilic in Monday’s evening session, while Djokovic handles Isner at night session.

South Africa likewise has an agent in the duplicates, with Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand accomplice Michael Venus the 6th seeds and they will be opening their crusade on Sunday against the fourth-seeded match of Great Britain’s Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares of Brazil.