Federer, Djokovic, Serena part of IPTL

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(AP) -- There's no rest for Roger. Back near the top of the rankings, and fresh from his long-awaited Davis Cup triumph with Switzerland, Roger Federer is getting ready for the International Premier Tennis League that gets under way on Friday.

Joining Federer in the franchise-based, short-format competition will be the top-ranked players in men's and women's tennis, with Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams also signed up to play.

The IPTL will launch with a tournament at Manila this week. Singapore, New Delhi and Dubai are the other stops for the $ 1 million event that runs till Dec. 13.

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2014 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 N. Djokovic 11,360
2 R. Federer 9,775
3 R. Nadal 6,835
4 S. Wawrinka 5,370
5 K. Nishikori 5,025
6 A. Murray 4,675
7 T. Berdych 4,600
8 M. Raonic 4,440
9 M. Cilic 4,150
10 D. Ferrer 4,045
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2014 WTA Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 S. Williams 8,485
2 M. Sharapova 7,050
3 S. Halep 6,292
4 P. Kvitova 5,966
5 A. Ivanovic 4,820
6 A. Radwanska 4,810
7 E. Bouchard 4,715
8 C. Wozniacki 4,625
9 A. Kerber 3,480
10 D. Cibulkova 3,052
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