Murray, Federer win in first round

Updated: November 22, 2009, 6:37 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Roger Federer overcame an erratic forehand and Fernando Verdasco on Sunday, rallying to beat the Spanish opponent 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the round-robin stage of the ATP World Tour Finals.

The top-ranked Federer was broken only once -- in the opening game of the Group A match -- but he never looked dominating until late in the second set when he converted his first break point to even the score at one set apiece.

In the third set at the O2 Arena, Federer was back to his ...

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