ATP Masters 1000: Tournaments, Records, Stats
ATP Masters 1000, which debuted as a series in 1990, features the best men's tennis players at nine top tournaments on the ATP Tour calendar. Champions at Masters 1000 events earn 1,000 ATP Rankings points.
Two first-time Masters 1000 champion were crowned to start the 2021 series: Hubert Hurkacz in Miami and Stefanos Tsitsipas in Monte-Carlo. Alexander Zverev then claimed his fourth title at this level by defeating first-time Masters 1000 finalist Matteo Berrettini in Madrid. A week later, Rafael Nadal drew level with Novak Djokovic atop the Masters 1000 title leaders list by defeating the World No. 1 in the Rome final.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, the ATP Tour calendar featured three Masters 1000 events in 2020. Djokovic won the first two — the Western & Southern Open in August and the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in September — and Daniil Medvedev concluded the series with the Rolex Paris Masters title.
REIGNING CHAMPIONS... Four different champions have won the first four ATP Masters 1000 tournaments of 2021: Hubert Hurkacz, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev and Rafael Nadal. The series will continue with the Rogers Cup and Western & Southern Open, in the lead to the US Open.
|Tournament||City||2021 Dates||Defending Champion|
|BNP Paribas Open||Indian Wells||postponed (TBD)||2019: Dominic Thiem (Recap)|
|Miami Open presented by Itau||Miami||24 March - 4 April||2021: Hubert Hurkacz (Recap)|
|Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters||Monte-Carlo||11-18 April||2021: Stefanos Tsitsipas (Recap)|
|Mutua Madrid Open||Madrid||2-9 May||2021: Alexander Zverev (Recap)|
|Internazionali BNL d'Italia||Rome||9-16 May||2021: Rafael Nadal (Recap)|
|Rogers Cup||Toronto||9-15 August||2019: Rafael Nadal (Recap)|
|Western & Southern Open||Cincinnati||15-22 August||2020: Novak Djokovic (Recap)|
|Rolex Shanghai Masters||Shanghai||10-17 October||2019: Daniil Medvedev (Recap)|
|Rolex Paris Masters||Paris||1-7 November||2020: Daniil Medvedev (Recap)|
MASTERS 1000 TITLE LEADERS... There have been 70 different champions crowned since the Masters 1000 series began in 1990. Only six players have won more than 10 Masters 1000 titles. With his victory over World No. 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the 2021 Internazionali BNL d'Italia final, Rafael Nadal tied the Serbian's record mark of 36 ATP Masters 1000 titles.
MASTERS 1000 WINS LEADERS... Rafael Nadal leads Roger Federer in the battle among Masters 1000 match win leaders, with the Spaniard pulling ahead at the 2019 Rolex Paris Masters. Nadal had previously broken Federer's long-held record in August, with his 379th Masters 1000 victory at at this elite level during the 2019 Coupe Rogers, before Federer evened the race at the Rolex Shanghai Masters. Stan Wawrinka entered the Top 10 leaderboard after reaching the third round at the 2019 BNP Paribas Open, overtaking Tommy Haas (144-107 match record).
|Indian Wells||Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer (5)||Mark Knowles, Daniel Nestor (4)|
|Miami||Andre Agassi, Novak Djokovic (6)||Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan (6)|
|Monte-Carlo||Rafael Nadal (11)||Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan (6)|
|Madrid||Rafael Nadal (5)||Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Daniel Nestor (5)|
|Rome||Rafael Nadal (10)||Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan (4)|
|Canada||Rafael Nadal (5)||Mahesh Bhupathi, Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan (5)|
|Cincinnati||Roger Federer (7)||Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Daniel Nestor (5)|
|Shanghai||Novak Djokovic (4)||Marcelo Melo (3)|
|Paris||Novak Djokovic (5)||Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan (4)|
MAIDEN MASTERS: In the 21 series events from 2017 Rome to 2019 Cincinnati, nine players won their first Masters 1000 title:
Alexander Zverev (2017 Rome)
Grigor Dimitrov (2017 Cincinnati)
Jack Sock (2017 Paris)
Juan Martin del Potro (2018 Indian Wells)
John Isner (2018 Miami)
Karen Khachanov (2018 Paris)
Dominic Thiem (2019 Indian Wells)
Fabio Fognini (2019 Monte-Carlo)
Daniil Medvedev (2019 Cincinnati)
In the 78 ATP Masters 1000 events prior to 2017 Rome, six players won their first Masters 1000 title:
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (2008 Paris)
Ivan Ljubicic (2010 Indian Wells)
Robin Soderling (2010 Paris)
David Ferrer (2012 Paris)
Stan Wawrinka (2014 Monte-Carlo)
Marin Cilic (2016 Cincinnati).
During the stretch from 2008 Madrid through 2017 Madrid, Novak Djokovic (26), Rafael Nadal (18), Andy Murray (13) and Roger Federer (12) combined to capture 69 of the 78 Masters 1000 titles (88.5%).