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ATP Cup 2020

3 Jan 2020 - 12 Jan 2020

ATP Cup is a men’s International tennis tournament between the competing nations and will be held between 3 January 2020 to 12 January 2020. ATP Cup 2020 is the first edition of the tournament and will take place across three cities in Australia over 10 days. The event features teams from 24 countries participating with the Hopman Cup getting dismissed due to the new tournament.


At the time of the announcement which was on 1 July 2018, the tournament was named as World Team Cup similar to the World Team Cup that took place from 1978 to 2012. On November 15, the ATP with Tennis Australia renamed the tournament to ATP Cup with 24 teams playing in preparation for the Australian Open.


For the first time at an ATP event, on-court coaching will be allowed for the team member, the team captain and a player's individual coach.


ATP Cup 2020 venue


Australia is the host country. The tournament will take place at three venues in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. Sydney will be hosting the knockout rounds.


Format


The 24 teams are divided into six groups of four each that will be playing a round-robin format. The winners from each group and the two second-placed teams with the best score will qualify for the quarterfinals in Sydney.


Participating teams at ATP Cup 2020


Based on the ATP Rankings of it’s No.1 ranked single players in September, the first 18 countries qualified for the ATP Cup. After Roger Federer withdrew from the tournament, Switzerland was withdrawn from the qualifying list. Host country, Australia got a wild card. In November, based on ATP Rankings, the final six teams got qualified.


Prize Money


The winning team gets a total prize money of AU$ 22 million or US $ 15 million. A player that remains undefeated throughout the tournament will earn 750 ATP ranking points while a doubles would win a maximum of 250 points.


ATP Cup groups (Seeding) and players


Group A [Brisbane]


CountryPlayers
SerbiaNovak Djokovic, Dusan Lajovic
FranceGael Monfils, Benoit Paire
South AfricaKevin Anderson, Lloyd Harris
ChileCristian Garin, Nicolas Jarry


Group B [Perth]


CountryPlayers
SpainRafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista Agut
JapanYoshihito Nishioka, Go Soeda
GeorgiaNikoloz Basilashvili, Aleksandre Metreveli
UruguayPablo Cuevas, Martin Cuevas


Group C [Sydney]


CountryPlayers
BelgiumDavid Goffin, Steve Darcis
Great BritainDaniel Evans, Cameron Norrie
BulgariaGrigor Dimitrov, Dimitar Kuzmanov
MoldovaRadu Albot, Alexander Cozbinov


Group D [Perth]


CountryPlayers
RussiaDaniil Medvedev, Karen Khachanov
ItalyFabio Fognini, Stefano Travaglia
United StatesJohn Isner, Taylor Fritz
NorwayCasper Ruud, Viktor Durasovic


Group E [Sydney]


CountryPlayers
AustriaDominic Thiem, Dennis Novak
CroatiaBorna Coric, Marin Cilic
ArgentinaDiego Schwartzman, Guido Pella
PolandHubert Hurkacz, Kamil Majchrzak


Group F [Brisbane]


CountryPlayers
GermanyAlexander Zverev, Jan-Lenard Struff
GreeceStefanos Tsitsipas, Michail Pervolarakis
CanadaDenis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime
AustraliaAlex de Minaur, Nick Kyrgios


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I treat Roger Federer like my best friend: Diego Schwartzman

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ATP Cup 2020: Rafael Nadal discusses straight sets loss to Novak Djokovic

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ATP Cup 2020 Review: Djokovic guides Team Serbia to glory, Nadal's problems resurface

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ATP Cup 2020: The player of the tournament is a complete surprise 

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ATP Cup 2020: Novak Djokovic leads Team Serbia to title win against Team Spain 

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ATP Cup 2020: Serbia defeat Spain to win their maiden title

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ATP Cup 2020 Final: Serbia vs Spain Preview

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ATP Cup 2020 Final: Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal, match preview and prediction

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ATP Cup 2020: Spain get past home favourites Australia to set up blockbuster final against Serbia

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ATP Cup 2020: Serbia trounce Russia to reach the finals

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ATP Cup 2020: Rafael Nadal vs Alex de Minaur, match preview and prediction

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ATP Cup 2020: Nadal loses but Spain still advance to semi-finals

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ATP Cup 2020: Serbia dominate Canada to enter semi-finals

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ATP Cup 2020: Day 8 preview, quarterfinal schedule and order of play

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ATP Cup 2020: Russia advance to the semi-finals

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ATP Cup 2020: Australia defeat Great Britain to storm into the semifinals

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ATP Cup 2020: Nick Kyrgios vs Cameron Norrie, match preview and prediction

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ATP Cup 2020: Day 7 preview, quarterfinal schedule and order of play

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