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By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer was handed the Sunday night prime time slot for the opening match of his 16th ATP Finals but fluffed his lines in an error-strewn 7-6(4) 6-3 defeat...

TENNIS/ Nishikori beats error-prone Federer in ATP Finals opener:The Asahi Shimbun TENNIS/ Nishikori beats error-prone Federer in ATP Finals opener:The Asahi Shimbun

LONDON--Roger Federer was handed the Sunday night prime time slot for the opening match of his 16th

Roger Federer pays for an error-strewn performance as his opening group match at the ATP Finals ends in defeat by Kei Nishikori.

Roger Federer’s bid for 100th singles title stalls at ATP Finals Roger Federer’s bid for 100th singles title stalls at ATP Finals

The 37-year-old Swiss star was beaten in straight sets by the Japanese world number nine.

Roger Federer lost his opening match at the ATP Finals for the first time since 2013 as he went down 7-6 (4), 6-3 to Kei Nishikori on Sunday.

It's not just power as agile Anderson dances past Thiem

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - For a man standing six-foot-eight, the 13 aces Kevin Anderson sent down against Dominic Thiem could perhaps be expected

Anderson outmuscles Thiem to win ATP Finals opener

Kevin Anderson made an impressive debut at the ATP Finals on Sunday, beating Dominic Thiem 6-3, 7-6 (12/10) as Roger Federer prepared to launch his bid for the 100th title of his storied career.

Kevin Anderson marks ATP Finals debut with victory over Dominic Thiem Kevin Anderson marks ATP Finals debut with victory over Dominic Thiem

The South African won 6-3 7-6 (12/10) in an hour and 47 minutes.

Kevin Anderson off to a flyer at ATP Finals with win over Dominic Thiem Anderson defeats Thiem to open ATP Finals

Kevin Anderson made a winning debut at the ATP Finals with a 6-3, 7-6(10) victory over Austrian Dominic Thiem in the opening singles match at the O2 Arena on Sunday.

ATP Finals 2018: Roger Federer looking to win season-finale trophy for unprecedented seventh time - Firstpost

As the ATP Finals commence in London, we run the rule on one of the finalists: Roger Federer.