Local favorite Jannik Sinner will play the first singles match of the Nitto ATP Finals on Sunday afternoon at the Pala Alpitour in Turin. The fourth seed will face Stefanos Tsitsipas before six-time season-ending champion Novak Djokovic faces eighth seed Holger Rune in the evening session.

Tsitsipas leads his Lexus ATP Head2Head series with Sinner 5-2. The pair have split both matches this season, with Tsitsipas winning in five sets at the Australian Open and Sinner retaliating in straight sets a month later in Rotterdam.

Djokovic will play Rune just two weeks after the memorable quarterfinal match between the two at the Rolex Paris Masters. The World No. 1 emerged victorious after two hours and 55 minutes en route to capturing the title in the final ATP Masters 1000 event of the season. None of the four rivalry matches have ended in straight sets (the series is 2-2).

In doubles action, top seeds Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek will face seventh seeds, Argentines Máximo González and Andrés Molteni, in the afternoon. While the fourth favorites, the Mexican Santiago González and the Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin, will play in the evening against the fifth favorites, the Spanish Marcel Granollers and the Argentine Horacio Zeballos.


Afternoon session: starts at 12 pm
(1) Ivan Dodig/Austin Krajicek vs. (7) Máximo González/Andrés Molteni
Not before 2:30 pm – (4) Jannik Sinner vs. (6) Stefanos Tsitsipas

Night session: no earlier than 6:30 p.m.
(4) Santiago González/Edouard Roger-Vasselin vs. (5) Marcel Granollers/Horacio Zeballos
Not before 9 pm – (1) Novak Djokovic vs (8) Holger Rune

On Monday afternoon, second seed Carlos Alcaraz will make his Nitto ATP Finals debut against a two-time winner of the season-ending event, Germany’s Alexander Zverev. Alcaraz has won five consecutive sets in the Lexus ATP Head2Head rivalry between the two, which now stands at 3-3.

In a rematch of last year’s Nitto ATP Finals group stage matchup, third seed Daniil Medvedev will play fifth seed Andrey Rublev on Monday night. Last year in Turin, Rublev triumphed in the final set tie-break. However, Medvedev leads the series 6-2, including 2-0 this season.

Doubles second seeds Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski will try to make a strong start to their tournament on Monday afternoon against eighth seeds Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler. Third seeds Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden will take on defending champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in the evening.


Afternoon session: starts at 12 pm
(2) Wesley Koolhof/Neal Skupski vs. (8) Rinky Hijikata/Jason Kubler
Not before 2:30 pm – (2) Carlos Alcaraz vs. (7) Alexander Zverev

Night session: no earlier than 6:30 p.m.
(3) Rohan Bopanna/Matthew Ebden vs. (6) Rajeev Ram/Joe Salisbury
Not before 9 pm – (3) Daniil Medvedev vs (5) Andrey Rublev

Source: https://www.atptour.com/es/news/nitto-atp-finals-2023-sunday-monday-order-of-play

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