Association of Tennis Professionals
The Association of Tennis Professionals was created in 1972 with a goal of changing the game for the better. The men’s professional tennis circuits: the ATP World Tour, the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP Champions Tour – all are governed by the ATP body. The ATP competitive season includes 62 events held in 31 the world’s most exciting venues, from Australia to Europe and the Americas to Asia.
Best tennis players of the 2016 ATP World Tour compete for prestigious titles and Emirates ATP Rankings points at ATP World Tour Masters 1000, 500 and 250 events, as well as Grand Slams (non ATP events).
At the end of the season only the world’s top 8 qualified singles players and doubles teams will qualify to compete for the last title of the season at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.
Professional tennis players fight tooth and nail to become World No.1 player, yet it remains among the most evasive dreams in the sport. Over the 40-years history of the Emirates ATP Rankings, only 25 players have obtained the summit, with just 16 finishing the whole tennis season with the highest title as No. 1 of the year.
ATP Tennis Ranking
The official computer ranking system in men’s professional tennis, free of personal opinion and prejudice, was established on 23 August 1973 and continues up to this day. It provides fair analysis of a player’s performance and objective means to set entries into events.
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