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Association o Tennis Professionals
Sport Professional Tennis
Foondit September 1972
Location Lunnon
Ponte Vedra Beach
Chairman vacant
Official website

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 article: 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 Mey 18 2015[3]
# Player Points Move
1  Novak Djokovic (SRB) 13845 Steady
2  Roger Federer (SUI) 9235 Steady
3  Andy Murray (GBR) 7040 Steady
4  Tomáš Berdych (CZE) 5230 Increase 1
5  Kei Nishikori (JPN) 5220 Increase 1
6  Milos Raonic (CAN) 4800 Decrease 2
7  Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4570 Steady
8  David Ferrer (ESP) 4490 Steady
9  Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 3845 Steady
10  Marin Čilić (CRO) 3325 Steady
11  Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2760 Steady
12  Feliciano López (ESP) 2280 Increase 1
13  Gilles Simon (FRA) 2255 Decrease 1
14  Gaël Monfils (FRA) 2065 Increase 1
15  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2045 Decrease 1
16  Kevin Anderson (RSA) 1970 Steady
17  John Isner (USA) 1935 Steady
18  David Goffin (BEL) 1835 Increase 2
19  Tommy Robredo (ESP) 1755 Decrease 1
20  Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 1750 Decrease 1

Chynge syne previous week's rankins

ATP Rankins (Doubles Individual), as o 18 Mey 2015[4]
# Player Pynts Move
1  Bob Bryan (USA) 10710 Steady
 Mike Bryan (USA) 10710 Steady
3  Marcelo Melo (BRA) 5890 Steady
4  Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 5815 Steady
5  Marc López (ESP) 5510 Increase3
6  Jack Sock (USA) 5500 Steady
7  Marcel Granollers (ESP) 5450 Increase3
8  Ivan Dodig (CRO) 5125 Decrease1
9  Julien Benneteau (FRA) 4970 Steady
10  Édouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 4890 Increase1
11  Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) 4840 Increase1
12  Horia Tecău (ROU) 4840 Increase1
13  Florin Mergea (ROU) 4380 Increase1
14  Nenad Zimonjić (SRB) 4210 Decrease9
15  Fabio Fognini (ITA) 4105 Steady
16  Bruno Soares (BRA) 3980 Increase1
17  Alexander Peya (AUT) 3800 Decrease1
18  Simone Bolelli (ITA) 3745 Increase1
19  Marcin Matkowski (POL) 3410 Increase1
20  Rohan Bopanna (IND) 3310 Increase1

Chynge syne previous week's rankins

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