The future of the ATP Finals remains unresolved and two of tennis' biggest stars Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have opposing views on whether it should move on from London. The 19th-ranked 2017 champion Grigor Dimitrov did not make it back to the event.
The German avenged this defeat in the quarter-final of Madrid and John saved his best tennis on clay this season for the Roland Garros where he reached the fourth round, losing to Juan Martin del Potro with a single break in each set.
Federer is expected to emerge from Group Lleyton Hewitt, also featuring Kevin Anderson, Dominic Thiem and Kei Nishikori, while Djokovic is highly fancied to top Group Guga Kuerten, which also includes Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic and John Isner.
Federer, who plays Japan's Kei Nishikori in his tournament opener at London's O2 arena on Sunday, said overall he is happy with his season.
"I don't think it matters really where I win my 100th as long as it's going to happen at one point", said the 37-year old.
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Wang also emphasized that China welcomes more Australian quality products entering into the Chinese market. Australia has long regarded the South Pacific as a crucial focus of its foreign policy.
"I don't want it to move from London, I just feel like the concept of this event should be the one that travels", he said. I always have, ever since I qualified for the very first time back in 2002.
Federer and Djokovic have been the two most dominant players at the season-ending spectacle, winning six times in London between them, but the Serbian world No. 1 does not share Federer's view that the tournament should stay where it is.
The ATP Finals, as it is now known, began in Tokyo in 1970 and spent six years on the road before a 13-year stint in NY and a six-year stay in Frankfurt before spells in Hanover, Lisbon, Sydney, Houston and Shanghai. I just thought at the time it might take more time than I wished it to be. Besides two Auckland titles at the beginning of 2010 and 2014 but his biggest results were always reserved for his beloved US, dominating the field in Atlanta and Newport on regular basis and lifting the most important title at Masters 1000 event in Miami this year.