Statoil Masters Tennis 2013 Draw Preview and Analysis

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The full order of play for the week was revealed for the Statoil Masters Tennis tournament last week. McEnroe heads the Legends tournament, with Stefan Edberg, Henri Leconte and Jeremy Bates also set to compete. In the ATP Champions Tour event, Rafter and Ivanisevic will relive their classic Wimbledon match in 2001. They have been drawn with Greg Rusedski, and Tim Henman – Mark Philippoussis and Fabrice Santoro feature in the other group.

John McEnroe scheduled to face two-time French Open champion Sergi Bruguera on Thursday evening, and then former World No.1 Mats Wilander on Friday night.

The competitors have won 25 Grand Slam singles titles between them, four of them have reached No.1 in the world, and eight of them have been on Davis Cup championship teams, which will make for an exciting event.

ATP Champions Tour Groups
Group A: Tim Henman, Mark Philippoussis, Fabrice Santoro
Group B: Goran Ivanisevic, Pat Rafter, Greg Rusedski

Legends Groups
Group A: Sergi Bruguera, John McEnroe, Mats Wilander
Group B: Jeremy Bates, Stefan Edberg, Henri Leconte

Full order of play:

Wednesday 4th December
Ivanisevic vs. Rusedski
Edberg vs. Leconte
Doubles Exhibition

Henman vs. Philippoussis
Bahrami/Rusedski vs. McNamara/Rafter

Thursday 5th December
Bates vs. Leconte
Rafter vs. Rusedski
Doubles Exhibition

Bruguera vs. McEnroe
Doubles Exhibition (featuring Bahrami)

Friday 6th December
Philippoussis vs. Santoro
Bates vs. Edberg
Doubles Exhibition (featuring Bahrami)

McEnroe vs. Wilander
Doubles Exhibition

Saturday 7th December
Henman vs. Santoro
Bruguera vs. Wilander
Doubles Exhibition (featuring Bahrami)

Ivanisevic vs. Rafter
Doubles Exhibition

Sunday 9th December
Legends Singles Final
Doubles Exhibition

ATP Champions Tour Singles Final
Doubles Exhibition

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