Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are all set to make their IPTL debut in New Delhi on Sunday.Reuters file

India will finally get to see the top two tennis players in the world live as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are all set to make their IPTL debut in New Delhi on Sunday.

Federer, who is part of the Indian Aces - after replacing the injured Rafael Nadal, will be in action when his team takes on Singapore Slammers in the national capital. The Swiss maestro will be seen in the singles tie, while he is also expected to partner Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza in the doubles and mixed doubles events respectively.

Tennis legend Pete Sampras will also play his first game in India today as the veteran American will feature for the Aces in the legends tie.

Djokovic, on the other hand, will also make his debut for the UAE Royals when they take on Manila Mavericks in the second match of the day. The world no.1 will be in action in the Royals' singles tie.

The Aces edged out the Mavericks 26-25 in a thriller on Saturday, to post their fifth win of the competition. After the scores were tied at 25-25, Gael Monfils stepped up to beat compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 10-7 in the super shoot-out to give India the win.

UAE hammered Singapore 29-16 in the other match on Saturday, thanks to convincing wins from the two Croats Marin Cilic and Goran Ivanisevic in the men's and legends singles events.

The Aces currenlty lead the table with 24 points from seven matches, while UAE are second with 21 points.

Indian Aces vs Singapore Slammers Match List

Pete Sampras vs Pat Rafter

Ana Ivanovic vs Daniela Hantuchova

Roger Federer vs Tomas Berdych

Bopanna/Federer vs Hewitt/Soares

Mirza/Federer vs Hantuchova/Soares


Indian Aces vs Singapore Slammers (4 pm IST, 10.30 am GMT).

Manila Mavericks vs UAE Royals (7.30 pm IST, 2 pm GMT).

Where to Watch Live

Day 2 action of the India leg of the IPTL will be shown live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD1 in India. Viewers in India can also watch Federer and Djokovic in action via live streaming online on Watch the two matches in the UK on Sky Sports 3. Viewers can also live stream the IPTL India leg on Sky Go or Watch Sky Sports.

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