Tennis players, from left, Fernando Verdasco, Juan Martin del Potro, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Nikolay Davydenko and Robin Soderling, pose for a photograph alongside a London bus in Westminster, London Friday Nov. 20 2009.
Who's jaded? Who's injured? Who's ready to play lights out tennis and take this trophy undefeated? The inaugural ATP World Tour Finals, formerly the Masters Cup, will be contested in East London beginning today before sold-out crowds.
Round Robin Day 1 Order Of Play
Centre Court – start 12:30 pm
 D Nestor (CAN / N Zimonjic (SRB) vs  M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL)
Not Before 2:15 pm
 A Murray (GBR) vs  J del Potro (ARG)
The US Open champion has a bum knee or back or shoulder or something. The local favorite ought to prevail in straights.
At 7:00 pm
 M Bhupathi (IND) / M Knowles (BAH) vs  F Cermak (CZE) / M Mertinak (SVK)
Not Before 8:45 pm
 R Federer (SUI) vs  F Verdasco (ESP)
The Australian Open runnerup ought to handle his injured opponent in short order.
Here's hoping the gimpy players have something to trouble the top dogs with.
Yes. That's right. Night matches in London. Joy of joys.