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The Barclay’s ATP World Tour Finals is a round robin tennis event that takes place at the O2 stadium in London, England. This year, more than 250,000 fans showed up to watch the tournament.
On the singles side, the eight players that had acquired enough points to compete in the event were Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Janko Tipsarevic, Juan Martin Del Potro, David Ferrer, and Tomas Berdych.
The term round-robin is derived from the term ruban, meaning “ribbon”. Over a long period of time, the term was corrupted and idiomized to robin.
A round robin is a grouping of players in which each player must play every other player in the group. The format can be used with any number of participants over two. According to the U.S. Tennis Association, when six or more players are entered in a tournament, they may be divided into multiple ...