The ATP Cup begins January 3, ahead of the first Grand Salam Australian Open Tennis Tournament, in which world-renowned tennis star Pawan will test out but world number three Roger Federer has refused to attend the ATP Cup for family reasons.

According to the tournament administration, the International Tennis Federation is launching a new ATP team event which will begin on January 3 next year and end on January 11.

Preparations for the successful event have just begun. Switzerland's internationally renowned tennis star, the top 20 Grand Salute Champion and world number three Roger Federer, has refused to participate in the ATP Cup for family reasons.