The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has announced a new 24-country season event that will offer prize money the biggest price money in ATP event history with the winners N5 Billion, ($15 million/ £11.5 million /€13.5 million) come 2020. The association is also revealed that the prize money levels will increase by almost 20 per cent for the 2020 ATP Tour season, with the inaugural ATP Cup becoming the organisation’s richest event. The players’ organisation has also released its 2021 ATP Tou
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has announced a new 24-country season event that will offer prize money the biggest price money in ATP event history with the winners $15 million (£11.5 million /€13.5 million) come 2020. The association is also revealed that the prize money levels will increase by almost 20 per cent for the 2020 ATP Tour season, with the inaugural ATP Cup becoming the organisation’s richest event. The players’ organisation has also released its 2021 ATP Tour calendar, c
The ATP Tour has postponed all play for six weeks because of "escalating health and safety issues" arising from the coronavirus outbreak. All tournaments on the men's ATP Tour and ATP Challenger Tour have been cancelled until 27 April. No WTA tournaments will be staged for at least five weeks, either, with ITF events also on hold until 20 April. "This is not a decision that was taken lightly," said the ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi added: "It represents a great loss for our tournaments, players, and fans wor
World number one, Novak Djokovic pulled a classic performance after he defeated Soonwoo Kwon on two straight sets, tagging his performance as 'pretty flawless'.Recall that the 33-year-old suffered a major upset against Britain's Daniel Evans at the Rolex Monte Carlo Master last week But the Serb upended Kwon on a 6-1,6-3 contest, as he's heading the event this year after the ATP Tour returned to Belgrade for the first time in 9 years.
Former World number 7, Corrado Barazzutti says the three world best tennis players - Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer - are not doing well physically at the 2019 ATP Tour Finals. The former Orange Bowl and the French Open Boys' Singles winner, made the assertion in an interview to Repubblica. Barazzutti was responding to questions on why Matteo Berrettini who was beaten by both Roger Federer and Djokovic got tired easily. He said, "Of course it took a lot of energy away from him and so bei
Serbia's Novak Djokovic was the cynosure of all eyes as he bagged his second ATP World Tour title at the Belgrade Open 2. The 18 time Grand Slam champion has now clinched his 83rd title on home soil, which he was not opportune to collect at the Serbian Open which, Alsan Karastev won last two months
Roger Federer born 8 August 1981 is a Swiss professional tennis player who is ranked world No. 3 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals .He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles ,the most in history by a male player and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks (including a record 237 consecutive weeks) and was the year-end No. 1 five times, including four consecutive. Federer, who turned professional in 1998, was continuously ranked in the
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Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera (born June 3 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Nadal has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles, the second-most in history for a male player, as well as a record 35 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 21 ATP Tour 500 titles and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. In addition, Nadal has held the world No. 1 ranking for a total of 209 weeks, including being the year-end No. 1
Roger Federer, 39 year old,suffered knee injury twice last year, 2020.He said he was overjoyed when he won his first match after returning from injury to defeat Britain's Dan Evans at the Qatar open.