Tennis: Andy Murray wins opener at ATP finals
BY Staff and Wire Reports
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray won their opening matches at the ATP finals, setting up a showdown between two of the world's top three players. The top-ranked Djokovic beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-3 in Group A, hours after third-ranked Murray rallied to defeat Tomas Berdych 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Djokovic and Murray will play Wednesday. The ATP finals is the season-ending tournament for the top eight players in the world. Fourth-ranked Rafael Nadal, however, pulled out because of injury. Group B, which includes six-time champion Roger Federer, will play Tuesday at the O2 Arena.