Get To Know ATP Cup... Part III
In our continuing series on the ATP Cup, learn more about tennis' spectacular new event set to jump start the 2020 ATP Tour season...
Will a Team Captain be assigned?
Each team will have a captain, selected by the No. 1 singles player in consultation with their team members. The No. 1 singles player will be the captain should one not be selected. The captain must be of the same nationality and meet one of the following criteria: be a Division I ATP player member, an ATP coach member or a qualified coach of a national federation. If a captain is requested that does not fulfill either criteria requirement, a request for an exemption can be made.
Is on-court coaching allowed?
Yes. Coaching will be permitted by the team captain, the competing player’s individual coach or fellow player team members. Coaching advice is not limited to changeovers and set breaks, but it shall not interfere with the speed of play.
Can a player play singles and doubles?
Yes. The team captain decides who plays doubles. The on-site ATP Ranking order must be respected for singles matches. For example, the No. 1 ranked player on a team based on on-site ATP Rankings at the start of the competition cannot play No. 2 singles. Protected Ranking will be considered the official ranking for line-up position.
POINTS & RANKING
What is the maximum number of points a player can earn?
Singles: An undefeated player who plays and wins all possible singles matches could earn 750 ATP Rankings points. Doubles: An undefeated player who plays and wins all possible doubles matches will earn 250 ATP Rankings points.
Who can earn points at this event?
All players will have the opportunity to earn ATP Rankings points and prize money.
How will be the points for each player be awarded in a team competition?
Singles: ATP Rankings points are awarded for a match win in each round and the amount of rankings points depends on the ranking of the opponent and the round of the result. Doubles: ATP Doubles Rankings points are awarded for a match win in each round and do not depend on the ranking of the opponents or the round of the result.
How will the ATP Cup points work in a player’s ranking?
ATP Cup will count as an additional event in a player’s ranking breakdown.
How much is the prize money?
The total player prize money is US$15 million. There are three different components of total prize money awarded to players. This includes a participation fee, prize money for individual match wins and prize money for tie victories.
Prize Money (All figures in U.S. Dollars)
Total Prize Money: $15,000,000
NO. 1 PLAYER
*Entry order (team) as of 13 September 2019
** Entry order (team) as of 13 November 2019
^ Top 20 player will receive $150,000
NO. 2 PLAYER
Ranking as of date of entry of team
NOS. 3-5 PLAYER
Ranking as of November 11, 2019
Per Individual Wins:
|#1 Singles Win||#2 Singles Win||Doubles Win (per player)|
|Group Stage Win||$39,400||$27,600||$8,375|
Per Team Wins:
|Group Stage Win||$9,850|
All 3-5 players on the team (whether the player plays a match or not) earn the same amount for a team win.
ATP Ranking Points
Maximum 750 points for undefeated player
Singles Player Ranked 301+
|Win vs. Any Team|
|Group Stage Win||25|
Maximum 250 points for undefeated doubles player.
*All the above information is subject to change by the ATP rules and regulations.