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2021 ATP Tour
2021 ATP Tour
Details
Duration4 January 2021 - 28 November 2021
Edition52nd
Tournaments68
CategoriesGrand Slam (4)
Summer Olympic Games
ATP Finals
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (8)
ATP Cup
ATP Tour 500 (13)
ATP Tour 250 (38)
Next Generation ATP Finals
Davis Cup
Laver Cup
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titlesSerbia Novak Djokovic
Norway Casper Ruud
Germany Alexander Zverev
Russia Daniil Medvedev (4)
Most tournament finalsSerbia Novak Djokovic (6)
Prize money leaderSerbia Novak Djokovic ($7,464,456)[1]
Points leaderSerbia Novak Djokovic (8,370)[2]
2020
2022
Novak Djokovic won a record-extending ninth Australian Open title over Daniil Medvedev in the final. He also won a second French Open over Stefanos Tsitsipas to achieve the Double Career Grand Slam. He then won his sixth Wimbledon over Matteo Berrettini to equal Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal's all-time record of 20 men's singles major titles. In March, Djokovic broke Federer's record for most weeks spent as world No. 1. Medvedev won his first major title at the US Open, defeating Djokovic in the final and ending the latter's bid at a Grand Slam.

The 2021 ATP Tour is the global elite men's professional tennis circuit organised by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for the 2021 tennis season. The 2021 ATP Tour calendar comprises the Grand Slam tournaments (supervised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the ATP Finals, the ATP Tour Masters 1000, the ATP Cup, the ATP Tour 500 series and the ATP Tour 250 series). Also included in the 2021 calendar are the Davis Cup (organised by the ITF), the Summer Olympics in Tokyo (rescheduled from 2020), Next Gen ATP Finals, Laver Cup (postponed from 2020), none of which distribute ranking points.

Schedule

This is the complete schedule of events on the 2021 calendar.[3][4][5]

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

Affected tournaments

The COVID-19 pandemic affected tournaments on both the ATP and WTA tours. The following tournaments were cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Statistical information

These tables present the number of singles (S), doubles (D), and mixed doubles (X) titles won by each player and each nation during the season, within all the tournament categories of the 2021 ATP Tour: the Grand Slam tournaments, the ATP Finals, the ATP Tour Masters 1000, the ATP Tour 500 series, and the ATP Tour 250 series. The players/nations are sorted by:

  1. Total number of titles (a doubles title won by two players representing the same nation counts as only one win for the nation);
  2. Cumulated importance of those titles (one Grand Slam win equalling two Masters 1000 wins, one undefeated ATP Finals win equalling one-and-a-half Masters 1000 win, one Masters 1000 win equalling two 500 events wins, one 500 event win equalling two 250 events wins);
  3. A singles > doubles > mixed doubles hierarchy;
  4. Alphabetical order (by family names for players).
Key
Grand Slam
Summer Olympics
ATP Finals
ATP Tour Masters 1000
ATP Tour 500
ATP Tour 250

Titles won by player

Titles won by nation

Titles information

The following players won their first main circuit title in singles, doubles or mixed doubles:

Singles
Doubles
Mixed Doubles

The following players defended a main circuit title in singles, doubles, or mixed doubles:

Singles
Doubles

Best ranking

The following players achieved their career high ranking in this season inside top 50 (in bold the players who entered the top 10 for the first time):

Singles
Doubles

ATP ranking

These are the ATP Rankings and yearly ATP Race Rankings of the top 20 singles players, doubles players and doubles teams at the current date of the 2021 season.

Singles

No. 1 ranking

Holder Date gained Date forfeited
 Novak Djokovic (SRB) Year end 2020 Present

Doubles

No. 1 ranking

Holder Date gained Date forfeited
 Robert Farah (COL) Year end 2020 4 April 2021
 Mate Pavi? (CRO) 5 April 2021 Present

Point distribution

Points are awarded as follows:[21]

Category W F SF QF R16 R32 R64 R128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Grand Slam (128S) 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 8 0
Grand Slam (64D) 2000 1200 720 360 180 90 0 - 25 - 0 0
ATP Finals (8S/8D) 1500 (max) 1100 (min) 1000 (max) 600 (min) 600 (max)
200 (min)
200 for each round robin match win,
+400 for a semifinal win, +500 for the final win.
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (96S) 1000 600 360 180 90 45 25 10 16 - 8 0
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (56S/48S) 1000 600 360 180 90 45 10 - 25 - 16 0
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (32D) 1000 600 360 180 90 0 - - - - - -
Summer Olympics (64S) - - - - - - - - - - - -
ATP Tour 500 (48S) 500 300 180 90 45 20 0 - 10 - 4 0
ATP Tour 500 (32S) 500 300 180 90 45 0 - - 20 - 10 0
ATP Tour 500 (16D) 500 300 180 90 0 - - - 45 - 25 0
ATP Tour 250 (56S/48S) 250 150 90 45 20 10 0 - 5 - 3 0
ATP Tour 250 (32S/28S) 250 150 90 45 20 0 - - 12 - 6 0
ATP Tour 250 (16D) 250 150 90 45 0 - - - - - - -
ATP Cup For details, see 2021 ATP Cup

Prize money leaders

Prize money in US$ as of 13 September 2021[22]
# Player Singles Doubles Year-to-date
1  Novak Djokovic (SRB) $7,445,865 $18,591 $7,464,456
2  Daniil Medvedev (RUS) $5,648,134 $14,987 $5,663,121
3  Alexander Zverev (GER) $3,451,090 $37,629 $3,488,719
4  Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) $3,158,285 $57,595 $3,215,880
5  Matteo Berrettini (ITA) $2,988,222 $30,782 $3,019,004
6  Andrey Rublev (RUS) $2,612,189 $81,151 $2,693,340
7  Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN) $1,867,434 $68,641 $1,936,075
8  Hubert Hurkacz (POL) $1,473,077 $120,902 $1,593,979
9  Jannik Sinner (ITA) $1,480,290 $73,665 $1,553,955
10  Aslan Karatsev (RUS) $1,381,181 $140,315 $1,521,496

Retirements

The following is a list of notable players (winners of a main tour title, and/or part of the ATP Rankings top 100 in singles, or top 100 in doubles, for at least one week) who announced their retirement from professional tennis, became inactive (after not playing for more than 52 weeks), or were permanently banned from playing, during the 2021 season:

  • Ukraine Alexandr Dolgopolov (born 7 November 1988 in Kyiv, Ukraine) joined the professional tour in 2006 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 13 in singles and No. 42 in doubles, both in January 2012. He won three titles in singles and one title in doubles, as well as reaching one Grand Slam quarterfinal in singles. Having been inactive since his wrist injury in 2018 including his attempted comeback which was slated in 2020, Dolgopolov announced his retirement from the ATP Tour in May 2021.[23]
  • Spain Guillermo García López (born 4 June 1983 in La Roda, Spain) joined the professional tour in 2002 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 23 in singles in February 2011 and No. 27 in doubles in May 2017. He won five titles in singles and played for the Spanish Davis Cup team. In doubles, he won three titles, reached the final of the 2016 US Open and the semifinals of the 2017 Australian Open. In January 2021, he announced that he would retire after the 2021 season.[24]
  • Slovakia Martin Kli?an (born 11 July 1989 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia) joined the professional tour in 2007 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 24 in singles in April 2015 and No. 73 in doubles in May 2015. He won six titles in singles and four titles in doubles. He also won the 2006 Junior French Open and achieved world No. 1 on the junior circuit in January 2007. He won two of his titles at ATP Tour 500 level (Rotterdam 2016 and Hamburg 2016) and recorded four victories over top-10 players with his most notable being against Rafael Nadal at Beijing 2014 who was ranked No. 2 in the world at the time. He played his last match at 2021 Wimbledon qualifying where he lost in the first round to Zden?k Kolá?. [25] He announced his retirement in August.[26]
  • Italy Paolo Lorenzi (born 15 December 1981 in Rome, Italy) joined the professional tour in 1999 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 33 in singles in May 2017 and No. 82 in doubles in January 2018. He won one title in singles and one in doubles. He won 21 ATP Challenger Tour titles (third in the all-time leaderbord). He was part of the Italian Davis Cup team. Lorenzi announced the 2021 US Open would be his last professional tournament, and he lost to Maxime Janvier in the second qualifying round. [27]
  • Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun (born 14 August 1983 in Taipei, Taiwan) joined the professional tour in 2001 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 33 in singles in November 2010 and No. 86 in doubles in January 2005. In singles, he won 37 challenger titles, the most anyone has won, and reached the Quarterfinals in the 2010 Wimbledon Championships. Lu announced in June that Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics would be his last tournaments on the tour.[28]
  • Austria Jürgen Melzer (born 22 May 1981 in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria) joined the professional tour in 1999 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 8 in singles in April 2011 and No. 6 in doubles in November 2010. He won five titles in singles and reached the semifinals of the 2010 French Open. In doubles, he won 17 titles, including the 2010 Wimbledon Championships and the 2011 US Open. Melzer retired from singles in October 2018, but continued to play doubles competitions on the ATP Tour afterwards. In October 2020, he announced that the 2021 Australian Open would be his last professional tournament.[29] However, he did not play the Australian Open due to the COVID-19 quarantine measures and played at the French Open and Wimbledon and US Open as his last tournaments.
  • India Leander Paes (born 17 June 1973 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India) joined the professional tour in 1991 and reached a career-high ranking of No. 1 in doubles in June 1999 and No. 73 in singles in August 1998. Paes had one singles title win on the ATP Tour: the 1998 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. He won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles. Paes achieved the rare men's doubles/mixed doubles titles feat at the 1999 Wimbledon Championships and his mixed doubles Wimbledon title in 2010 made him the second man (after Rod Laver) to win Wimbledon titles in three separate decades.[30] He won a bronze medal for India in singles at the 1996 Olympic Games and competed at consecutive Olympics from 1992 to 2016,[31] making him the first Indian and only tennis player to compete at seven Olympic Games. He is formerly an Indian Davis Cup captain and holds the record for the most Davis Cup doubles wins, with 44 victories between 1990 and 2019. Paes announced on 25 December 2019 that he would bring the curtains down on his illustrious career in 2020,[32] which was to be his farewell season on the professional tour.[33] However he announced he is hoping to participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics before putting an end to his career at the end of the calendar year 2021.[34][35]
  • Serbia Viktor Troicki (born 10 February 1986 in Belgrade, Serbia) joined the professional tour in 2006 and reached a career-high ranking of 12 in singles in June 2011 and 49 in doubles in October 2010. He won three titles in singles and 2 in doubles. In team competitions, he was part of the Serbia Davis Cup team who won the Davis Cup in 2010, as well as part of the Serbian team who won the inaugural ATP Cup in 2020. Troicki announced on 17 June 2021 that Wimbledon would be his last professional tournament.[36]

See also

References

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  4. ^ a b c d e "ATP Announces Updated Start To 2021 Calendar". ATP Tour. 16 December 2020.
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  21. ^ "2021 ATP Official Rulebook - FedEx ATP Rankings" (PDF). ATP Tour. Retrieved 2021.
  22. ^ "ATP current prize money" (PDF).
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  24. ^ "El último baile de Guillermo García López". Punto de Break (in Spanish). 7 January 2021.
  25. ^ https://www.atptour.com/en/news/mochizuki-gaston-wimbledon-2021-qr1/
  26. ^ "Mal som odís? do Ameriky, bilancuje tenista Kli?an. Pre?o u? skon?il?". Sportnet.sme.sk (in Slovak). 16 August 2021.
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  29. ^ "Jurgen Melzer Set to Hang up His Racquet after Australian Open 2021". Essentially Sports. 7 November 2020.
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  32. ^ "2020 to be Paes' last season". 25 December 2019.
  33. ^ "Leander prepares for one last roar, to retire in 2020". 25 December 2019.
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  36. ^ Alex Boyden (17 June 2021). "RETIREMENT. Troicki confirms he will stop playing after Wimbledon". tennistonic.com.

Notes

  1. ^ Qualifying matches were held at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar from 10-13 January due to Australia's quarantine restrictions.[6]

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