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ATP 50: Longform Features On A Game-Changing 50 Years

Learn more about the 50-year history of the ATP

Game-changing. That is one way to describe the impact of the ATP since its inception nearly 50 years ago.

With the organisation's 50th anniversary rapidly approaching — the ATP was launched as a players' association at the 1972 US Open — ATPTour.com is looking back at a half-century of game-changing finals and comebacks, legends and entertainers, and plenty more, including looks at the evolution of fashion in the sport and the many locations the ATP has travelled to.

From the sport's early rockstars, including Bjorn Borg, to the legends who are carrying the torch today, including Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, the ATP has changed the game.

Learn more in the immersive longform features below. Check this page every Friday for the newest installation in the ATP 50 longform series.

The ATP's 50 Game-Changing Moments

Fantastic Finals: 10 Memorable Title Matches In ATP History

There Will Always Be Hot Shots

10 Defining Rivalries In ATP History

Prominent Pioneers

10 Standout Legends

10 Courageous Comebacks In ATP History

Signature Celebrations & Fans

Next Gen Past & Present

Featured photo credit: Russ Adams, Clive Brunskill /Allsport, D Dipasupil/Getty Images, Russ Adams, Chuck Fishman/Getty Images, Elichi Kawatei

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