The 2015 ATP World Tour season culminates Sunday with the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals championship featuring two of the game’s all-time greats as World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Roger Federer square off for the second time in the tournament. Federer won on Tuesday 75 62 and leads the all-time FedEx ATP Head 2 Head 22-21. This is their eighth meeting of the season (Djokovic leads 4-3).
The duo have combined to win 10 of the last 12 season-ending titles between them with Federer a record six-time champion and Djokovic a four-time winner, including the last three. Federer is appearing in a tournament record 10th final and Djokovic his fifth. Djokovic is trying to become the first player to win four straight season finale titles in the tournament’s 46-year history. They have reached the final for a second straight year and third in four years at The O2. The last time two players reached the final back-to-back years was Ivan Lendl and Boris Becker in 1985- 86. Lendl won both times.
WHAT’S AT STAKE:
– IF Federer wins title, will earn $2,228,000 and 1,500 Emirates ATP Rankings points for tourn.
– IF Djokovic wins title, will earn $2,061,000 and 1,300 Emirates ATP Ranking points for tourn.
Djokovic is looking for a 5th Barclays ATP World Tour Finals title (4-0) and 59th overall..58-26 in finals
Federer is looking for a 7th Barclays ATP World Tour Finals title (6-3) and 89th overall…88-46 in finals
Novak Djokovic 1.39 – Roger Federer 2.79
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