ATP World Tour Finals🎾 Day-1⃣ Round Up📜

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Djokovic vs Thiem
Novak Djokovic was forced to work hard on Sunday for his Group Ivan Lendl match win at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The second seed overcame eighth seed Dominic Thiem, a first-time qualifier, 6-7(10), 6-0, 6-2 in the pair’s fourth meeting.
Djokovic, who has a 62-8 record and seven titles in 2016, is looking to take that honour for the fifth time in the past six years.

Raonic vs Monfils
Milos Raonic recorded his first victory at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday night by beating Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-4 in their first round-robin match of Group Ivan Lendl.
Raonic, who had gone 0-2 on his season finale debut at The O2 in London two years ago, is enjoying a career-best year with a 51-15 match record and a Wimbledon runner-up finish.

Murray/Soares vs Huey/Mirnyi
Second seeds Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares made their most of their debut as a pairing on Sunday in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, recording a competitive 6-4 7-5 win in the Edberg/Jarryd group over eighth seeds Treat Huey and Max Mirnyi.
Soares is making his third appearance at The O2, with his best result being a semi-final finish in 2013 (w/Peya). Murray is making his second consecutive appearance, but has never advance past the round-robin stages.

Bryan/Bryan vs Dodig/Melo
Third seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, the four-time former titlists at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, beat sixth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo 7-6(3), 6-0 in 65 minutes on Sunday in the Group Edberg/Jarryd opener. The Bryans have a 36-20 match record at the season finale, lifting titles in 2003 (d. Llodra-Santoro) and 2004 (d. W. Black-Ullyett) in Houston, in 2009 (d. Mirnyi-A. Ram) in Shanghai and 2014 in London (d. Dodig-Melo).

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