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Andy 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.
Roger 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.
Andy Murray will play world number one Novak Djokovic in the group stages of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2.
The British number one was paired with the Serb in today's draw for the round-robin group stage, which starts on Sunday. He will also play David Ferrer and Tomas Berdych.
Tennis star Rafa Nadal has warned that The O2 could lose the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals if the UK doesn't change its tax laws.
The world number one said the 50 per cent tax rate on players' winnings, appearance fees and endorsement earnings could cause the event, which is staged in November, to be moved elsewhere.
Roger Federer will be back at The O2 this November to defend his Barclays ATP World Tour Finals title.
The 30-year-old Swiss star booked his place at the end-of-season showpiece after reaching the fourth round of the US Open last Saturday. He joins Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, who have already qualified.