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Association o Tennis Professionals
ATP
Sport Professional Tennis
Foondit September 1972
Location Lunnon
Monaco
Ponte Vedra Beach
Sydney
Chairman vacant
Official website
atpworldtour.com

The Association o Tennis Professionals (ATP) wis fairmed in September 1972 bi Donald Dell, Jack Kramer, an Cliff Drysdale tae protect the interests o male professional tennis players. Drysdale acame the first Preses. Syne 1990, the association haes organized the warldwide tennis tour for men an airtit the title o the tour wi the organization's name. In 1990 the organization wis cried the ATP Tour, which wis renamed in 2001 as just ATP an the tour bein called ATP Tour. In 2009 the name wis chynged again an is nou kent as the ATP Warld Tour.[1] It is an evolution o the tour competitions previously kent as Grand Prix tennis tournaments an Warld Championship Tennis (WCT). The ATP's Executive Affices are in Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick. ATP Americaes is based in Ponte Vedra Beach, Unitit States; ATP Europe is heidquartered in Monaco; an ATP Internaitional, which covers Africae, Asie an Australasie, is based in Sydney, Australie.

The coonterpairt organization in the weemen's professional gemme is the Weemen's Tennis Association (WTA).

Rankins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: ATP Rankins

ATP publishes weekly rankins o professional players: Emirates ATP Rankins (commonly kent as the ‘warld rankins’), a 52-week rollin rankin, an the Emirates ATP Rankins Race tae Lunnon, a year tae date rankin.[2]

The Emirates ATP Rankins is uised for determinin qualification for entry an seedin in aw toornaments for baith singles an doubles. Within the Emirates ATP Rankins period consistin o the past 52 weeks, pynts are accumulatit, wi the exception o those for the Barclays ATP Warld Tour Finals, whose pynts are dropped follaein the last ATP event o the year. The player wi the maist points bi saison's end is the Warld Nummer 1 o the year.

The Emirates ATP Rankins Race Tae Lunnon is a calendar-year indicator o what the Emirates ATP Rankins will be on the Monanday efter the end o the regular saison. Players finishin in the Tap 8 o the Emirates ATP Rankins follaein the BNP Paribas Masters will qualify for the Barclays ATP Warld Tour Finals.

At the stairt o the 2009 saison, aw accumulatit rankin pynts hae been doubled tae bring them in line wi the new toornament rankin seestem.

Current rankins[eedit | eedit soorce]

ATP Rankins (singles), as o August 19, 2013[3]
# Player Points Prev. Move
1  Novak Djokovic (SRB) 10,980 1 Steady
2  Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8,860 3 Increase 1
3  Andy Murray (GBR) 8,700 2 Decrease 1
4  David Ferrer (ESP) 7,210 4 Steady
5  Tomáš Berdych (CZE) 5,135 6 Increase 1
6  Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) 4,740 7 Increase 1
7  Roger Federer (SUI) 4,695 5 Decrease 2
8  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3,470 8 Steady
9  Richard Gasquet (FRA) 2,625 11 Increase 2
10  Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 2,610 9 Decrease 1
11  Milos Raonic (CAN) 2,555 10 Decrease 1
12  Kei Nishikori (JPN) 2,405 12 Steady
13  Tommy Haas (GER) 2,185 13 Steady
14  John Isner (USA) 2,185 22 Increase 8
15  Jerzy Janowicz (POL) 2,113 14 Decrease 1
16  Nicolás Almagro (ESP) 2,110 15 Decrease 1
17  Gilles Simon (FRA) 2,040 17 Steady
18  Fabio Fognini (ITA) 2,025 16 Decrease 2
19  Marin Čilić (CRO) 1,805 18 Decrease 1
20  Kevin Anderson (RSA) 1,740 19 Decrease 1

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ATP Rankins (Doubles Individual), as o August 19, 2013[4]
# Player Pynts Prev Move
1  Bob Bryan (USA) 14,280 1 Steady
1  Mike Bryan (USA) 14,280 1 Steady
3  Alexander Peya (AUT) 5,970 3 Steady
4  Bruno Soares (BRA) 5,970 4 Steady
5  Marc López (ESP) 5,280 7 Increase 2
6  Marcel Granollers (ESP) 5,280 8 Increase 2
7  Rohan Bopanna (IND) 5,140 5 Decrease 2
8  Radek Štěpánek (CZE) 4,970 9 Increase 1
9  Mahesh Bhupathi (IND) 4,580 6 Decrease 3
10  Leander Paes (IND) 4,540 10 Steady
11  Nenad Zimonjić (SRB) 4,040 14 Increase 3
12  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK) 3,925 12 Steady
13  Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) 3,925 13 Steady
14  Marcelo Melo (BRA) 3,650 15 Increase 1
15  David Marrero (ESP) 3,390 16 Increase 1
16  Daniel Nestor (CAN) 3,250 18 Increase 2
17  Robert Lindstedt (SWE) 3,250 11 Decrease 6
18  Marcin Matkowski (POL) 3,080 19 Increase 1
19  Julien Benneteau (FRA) 3,035 20 Increase 1
20  Mariusz Fyrstenberg (POL) 2,990 21 Increase 1

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