17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will appear in his 12th successive World Tour Finals and to celebate this achievement Nike designed the Savile Row, a limited edition of Federer’s signature shoe, the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour:


and here is the outfit he will wear:




Kei Nishikori made a quick work of recent Kuala Lumpur finalist Julien Benneteau, and stormed past world number 35 in straight sets 6-4 6-2.

Nishikori warming up before his first round match:

A few pics of the match:

A day after his defeat to Juan Martin del Potro in Basel, Federer looked cool and relaxed, joking with Michael Llodra.

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And the first boos of this Bercy 2013 go to…Ernests Gulbis, who as usual acts like a spoiled brat.
7-6 7-6 win for Fernando Verdasco whose best results this year are a final in Bastad and the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.

Fernando playing with a guy from the public after his victory:

First match on Center Court on day 1: Lopez-Tomic, a nice opposition of playing styles between Lopez, the left-handed serve and volley player and Tomic the counter-attacker.

This match could have gone either way but at the end the player who produced more game (and some nifty volleys too) won: Feliciano Lopez outlasted Bernard Tomic 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-1).