A brand new men’s team event will be played yearly from January 2020. ATP announced the ATP CUP on November 15, 2018.
We will publish and regularly update all news regarding the ATP CUP as they will be announced by ATP here.
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ATP CUP is the latest addition to the tennis team tournaments. The oldest competition Davis Cup was recently reorganized and will be played as one-week tournament from November 2019, the FED Cup is considering the change of format, Laver Cup was introduced in 2017 and is played in September after US Open (more about Laver Cup here) and Hopman Cup, Invitational mix team tournament is usually played in Australia at the start of every season.
ATP Cup is scheduled at beginning of the year 2020. The inaugural tournament will be played from 3rd till 12th January 2020.
The exact schedule will be released later during the year 2019.
ATP CUP will be played in three Australian cities. The exact venues will be picked and announced later during the year 2019.
WHO WILL PLAY
24 teams/countries will be participating in ATP CUP. Every team will consist of 5 designated players.
The participating countries/teams will be determined by no. 1 singles player by every country of ATP Ranking. First 24 countries qualify for ATP CUP.
FORMAT OF ATP CUP
24 teams will be split into 6 groups of 4 teams. 8 teams will qualify to the knock-out phase, which will determine the winner of the ATP CUP.
Two singles and one doubles match will be played in every tie (similar as in Hopman Cup).
The exact rules about the qualifying procedure to the knock-out phase will be released later.
PRIZE MONEY AND POINTS
There is a promise by ATP, that prize money pool will be $15 000 000. Winner of ATP CUP will be awarded by 750 points in ATP Ranking. The exact way of awarding points to single players will be announced later.
We will update the information as they become available.