Djokovic drawn to face Zverev and Cilic in London

Heather Diaz
November 8, 2018

Unfortunately, I had an abdominal problem in Paris last week and I also have a foreign body in the ankle joint that has to be removed through surgery.

So, if the shoulder injury that hindered him in the Paris Quarter-Final against Khachanov has been dealt with properly, he will be a force to reckon with in London.

Nadal issued a statement on social media this afternoon: "It has been a hard year - very good on a tennis level when I have been able to play and, at the same time, very bad as far as injuries are concerned".

And it is now time for the big finale at the ATP World Tour Finals in London, where the top 8 players of the year will battle it out with each other to end the season in the best possible manner.

"I'm very, very happy and proud about it".

With Nadal out of competitive tennis for the rest of the year, Novak Djokovic is assured of ending the season on top of the world rankings.

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That's because the man he overtook, Rafael Nadal, is done for 2018.

Nishikori will join Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic and Dominic Thiem at the eight-player event with Nadal's replacement still to be confirmed.

"Five months ago, if you told me that, I would be - I always believe in myself, but it was highly improbable at that time considering my ranking and the way I played and felt on the court".

"Novak has everything to make records in this sport", said Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro after losing to Djokovic in the US Open final.

The Spaniard has been struggling with an abdominal injury and was forced to pull out of the Paris Masters last week. But he competed in only three events after the French Open in June.

Meanwhile, reaching the final in London would rank alongside Anderson's US Open and Wimbledon final defeats against Nadal and Djokovic respectively as the most auspicious achievements of his career.

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