The season opening ATP Cup group occasion happens between January 3 and January 12 and will highlight huge numbers of the best male tennis players on the planet playing in three urban areas around Australia.
The draw for the pools for the ATP Cup was made in Sydney in September, with six gatherings of four groups challenging the competition in three urban areas in Australia between January 3 and January 12.
The ATP Cup is a groups occasion, seeing 24 nations playing bunch arrange coordinates in three urban areas (Sydney, Perth and Brisbane) before a knockout finals arrangement situated in Sydney.
Six gatherings of four groups will play pool organize ties comprising of two singles matches and one pairs coordinate. The nation to win two matches wins the tie.
The set-up implies every nation will play an ensured three ties during the gatherings phases of the competition. Nations qualify dependent on the positioning of their main player. Each group can choose a limit of five players and have at least three players
The best eight groups from the gathering stages will challenge the quarter-finals, semi-finals and last in Sydney. There are 750 ATP rankings focuses and (US)$15 million hanging in the balance.
Based on the current ATP rankings, here’s a quick breakdown of the teams that will be playing in Australia in January.
ATP CUP TEAMS GROUP A (BRISBANE)
Serbia: Novak Djokovic, Dusan Lajovic, Viktor Troicki, Nikola Cacic, Nikola Milojevic
France: Gael Monfils, Lucas Pouille, Benoit Paire, Nicolas Mahut, Edouard Roger-Vasselin
South Africa: Kevin Anderson, Lloyd Harris, Ruan Roelofse, Raven Klassen, Khololwam Montsi
Chile: Cristian Garin, Nicolas Jarry, Alejandro Tabilo, Hans Podlipnik-Castillo, Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera
ATP CUP TEAMS GROUP B (PERTH)
Spain: Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista Agut, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Feliciano Lopez
Japan: Kei Nishikori, Yoshihito Nishioka, Yasutaka Uchiyama, Ben McLachlan, Go Soeda