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A team of 30 youngsters had their first glimpse of a venue they will be sharing with the best tennis players in the world in just a few days time.

The search for the country's top ball kids to take part in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 began earlier this year, with the select few tennis enthusiasts whittled down from an initial pool of 2,500 entrants.

Roger Federer142.jpgRoger Federer made history as he claimed his sixth Barclays ATP World Tour Series Finals win.

His 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 win over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at The O2 yesterday meant he became the most successful player in the history of the tournament. He also picked up a cheque for $1,630,000 as he successfully defended the title he won last year.

FF-jun18-Murray.jpgAndy Murray lost in straight sets to David Ferrer in his opening Barclays ATP World Tour Finals match at The O2 this afternoon.

The British number one was hampered by a hip injury that required lengthy on-court treatment at the end of the first set and was not at his best as he went down 4-6 7-5 to the Spaniard.

FF-nov19-RafaelNadal142.jpgRafael Nadal had to put in some overtime to beat Mardy Fish as his Barclays ATP World Tour Finals campaign made a stuttering start.

The world number two, runner up at The O2 last year, made too many unforced errors against the American last night but finally came through after clinching a third set tie-break in a marathon match.

FF-jun18-Fed.jpgRoger Federer insisted he is not feeling the pressure as he looks to defend his Barclays ATP World Tour title at The O2 next week.

The 16-time Grand Slam winner said his vast experience will help him in his bid to clinch a record-breaking sixth season finale. He faces a tough task, with the top eight ranked players all slugging it out in Greenwich.