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ATP World Tour
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The ATP Tour is a worldwide top-tier tennis tour for men organized by the Association of Tennis Professionals. The second-tier tour is the ATP Challenger Tour and the third-tier is the ITF Men's World Tennis Tour. The equivalent women's organisation is the WTA Tour.

ATP Tour tournaments

The ATP Tour comprises ATP Masters 1000, ATP 500, and ATP 250 and the ATP Cup.[1] The ATP also oversees the ATP Challenger Tour,[2] a level below the ATP Tour, and the ATP Champions Tour for seniors. The Grand Slam tournaments, the Olympic tennis tournament, the Davis Cup, and the entry-level ITF World Tennis Tour do not fall under the purview of the ATP, but are overseen by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) instead and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the Olympics. In these events, however, ATP ranking points are awarded, with the exception of the Olympics. Players and doubles teams with the most ranking points (collected during the calendar year) play in the season-ending ATP Finals, which, from 2000-2008, was run jointly with the ITF. The details of the professional tennis tour are:

Category Tournaments Winner's ranking points Average prize money[3] Governing body
Grand Slam 4 2,000 US$24,266,872 ITF
ATP Finals 1 1,100-1,500 US$7,250,000 ATP
ATP Masters 1000 9 1000 US$5,007,832 ATP
ATP 500 13 500 US$1,803,832 ATP
ATP 250 39 250 US$615,151 ATP
ATP Cup 1 750 (max) US$15,000,000 (2020) ATP
Davis Cup 1 0 US$15,300,000 (2021) ITF
Olympics 1 0 0 IOC
ATP Challenger Tour 178 80 to 125 $64,901 ATP
ITF Men's Circuit 534 18 to 35 $17,798 ITF

ATP rankings

ATP publishes weekly rankings of professional players.[4]

Current rankings

+Change since previous week's rankings.

+Change since previous week's rankings.

See also

References

  1. ^ ATPTour.com. "ATP Tour calendar"
  2. ^ ATPTour.com. "ATP Challenger Tour"
  3. ^ Average Payout by Tournament, PTPA
  4. ^ "ATP Rankings". ATP.
  5. ^ "Current ATP Rankings (Singles)". Association of Tennis Professionals.
  6. ^ "Current ATP Rankings (Doubles)". Association of Tennis Professionals.

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