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ATP Cup 2021

1 Feb 2021 - 5 Feb 2021

ATP Cup is a men’s International tennis tournament between the competing nations and will be held between 1 to 5 February 2021. The ATP Cup 2021 is the second edition of the tournament and will take place in Melbourne over five days. The event features teams from 12 countries.


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 2021 venue


Australia is the host country. The tournament will take place only at Melbourne (as opposed to Sydney, Perth and Brisbane in 2020), due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Format


The 12 teams are divided into four groups of three each that will play a round-robin format. The winners from each group will qualify for the semifinals.


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 After Roger Federer withdrew from the tournament, Switzerland was withdrawn from the qualifying list.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


ATP Cup 2021: Roberto Bautista Agut vs Michail Pervolarakis preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Roberto Bautista Agut vs Michail Pervolarakis preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Alexander Zverev preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Dominic Thiem vs Gael Monfils preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Dominic Thiem vs Gael Monfils preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Stefanos Tsitsipas preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Stefanos Tsitsipas preview, head-to-head & prediction

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ATP Cup 2021: Diego Schwartzman vs Kei Nishikori preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021 schedule, matchups, order of play & live telecast details

ATP Cup 2021 schedule, matchups, order of play & live telecast details

ATP Cup 2021: Roberto Bautista Agut vs John Millman preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Roberto Bautista Agut vs John Millman preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Denis Shapovalov preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Denis Shapovalov preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Dominic Thiem vs Matteo Berrettini preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Dominic Thiem vs Matteo Berrettini preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Alex de Minaur preview, head-to-head & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Alex de Minaur preview, head-to-head & prediction

Spain's ATP Cup captain wary of Stefanos Tsitsipas, Italy's captain confident for Berrettini's clash with Dominic Thiem

Spain's ATP Cup captain wary of Stefanos Tsitsipas, Italy's captain confident for Berrettini's clash with Dominic Thiem

ATP Cup 2021: Draw analysis, preview & prediction

ATP Cup 2021: Draw analysis, preview & prediction

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal & Dominic Thiem confirmed at ATP Cup 2021

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal & Dominic Thiem confirmed at ATP Cup 2021

Reports: Dominic Thiem to play for Austria at ATP Cup 2021, father Wolfgang to be captain

Reports: Dominic Thiem to play for Austria at ATP Cup 2021, father Wolfgang to be captain

Reports: Rafael Nadal and Roberto Baustista Agut to lead Spain at ATP Cup 2021

Reports: Rafael Nadal and Roberto Baustista Agut to lead Spain at ATP Cup 2021

Reports: Novak Djokovic to train with Filip Krajinovic during Australian Open quarantine

Reports: Novak Djokovic to train with Filip Krajinovic during Australian Open quarantine

I tried to do what Rafael Nadal does to his opponents: Alex de Minaur on ATP Cup meeting

I tried to do what Rafael Nadal does to his opponents: Alex de Minaur on ATP Cup meeting

I treat Roger Federer like my best friend: Diego Schwartzman

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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