It’s tennis not as you most likely are aware it, however world cup style. The debut ATP Cup, a 24-country men’s groups occasion, will happen in three Australian urban communities more than 10 days in January as the late spring tennis calendar down under takes on an altogether unique look.
With the principal major of 2020, the Australian Open, still over about fourteen days away, a large portion of the main players on the men’s visit will include in the ATP Cup, with the gathering stages to be played in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.
The finals for the eager new competition will be arranged more than four days in the NSW capital one week from now.
All in all, what’s it about? Would it be a good idea for us to mind? What’s in question and how can it work?
The ATP Cup is an association between the ATP and Tennis Australia, bragging $22 million in prize cash. It’s attempting to fashion an a dependable balance on a tennis schedule previously blasting at the creases with a patched up Davis Cup and the Ryder Cup-style Laver Cup likewise competing for valuable space.
The previous, most altogether, had a tremendously extraordinary look in 2019 and finished with seven days in length finals occasion in Madrid in November as a major aspect of an extreme redesign driven by the International Tennis Federation yet bankrolled by Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique’s Kosmos organization.
Each tie will contain two singles and one doubles coordinate : Singles will be best of three sudden death round sets. Pairs will include no-advertisement scoring and a match sudden death round in lieu of a third set. In September the best 18 nations picked up acknowledgment dependent on the singles positioning of the nation’s No. 1 player
Host nation Australia was granted a trump card since it didn’t qualify by rankings at the principal passage cut off time. Every country will have a chief, with that individual chose by the No. 1 singles player
Sports fans, indeed, you can scratch your heads. It was just a month and a half prior that host country Spain wore the pants in the new manifestation of the 119-year-elderly people men’s groups occasion.
Inquiries concerning the long haul manageability of running the two competitions, particularly in such nearness to one another and with such comparability, can be set aside for the occasion, at any rate, as tennis fans digest the new world request.
The ATP Cup is raising the stakes on the Davis Cup with an extra six countries to battle it out for group greatness. The individuals from the purported ‘Last Eight’ – basically the countries that meet all requirements for the quarter-finals – will originate from the champs of the six four-country bunches just as the by the two greatest second-set finishers.
ATP Cup purposes of note
- An undefeated player who wins every single imaginable single matches will gain a greatest 750 ATP singles rankings focuses
- Rankings focuses are granted for a game dominate in each round yet the sum relies upon the positioning of the adversary and the round of the outcome
- Prize cash is $US15 million ($A22 million), including an interest expense, singular game dominates and tie triumphs
- The 24 groups are isolated into six gatherings of four for the primer stages. The six gathering victors and the two greatest second-set finishers progress
How the primary year of the ATP Cup is gotten by the ticket-purchasing and TV crowd is not yet clear. However, on the off chance that a Bulgaria v Moldova tie is something that regularly puts a smile on your face, you won’t be frustrated.