Association o Tennis Professionals

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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 27 Februar  2017 (2017 -02-27)[3]
# Player Points Move
1  Andy Murray (GBR) 11,540 Steady
2  Novak Djokovic (SRB) 9,735 Steady
3  Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,195 Steady
4  Milos Raonic (CAN) 5,080 Steady
5  Kei Nishikori (JPN) 4,730 Steady
6  Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4,115 Steady
7  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 3,480 Increase 4
8  Marin Čilić (CRO) 3,410 Decrease 1
9  Dominic Thiem (AUT) 3,375 Decrease 1
10  Roger Federer (SUI) 3,260 Decrease 1
11  David Goffin (BEL) 3,245 Decrease 1
12  Gaël Monfils (FRA) 3,190 Steady
13  Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 2,925 Steady
14  Tomáš Berdych (CZE) 2,790 Steady
15  Lucas Pouille (FRA) 2,261 Increase 2
16  Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) 2,190 Decrease 1
17  Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 2,075 Decrease 1
18  Jack Sock (USA) 2,060 Increase 3
19  Richard Gasquet (FRA) 1,920 Steady
20  Alexander Zverev (GER) 1,895 Decrease 2

Change since previous week's rankings

ATP Rankins (Doobles Individual), as o 27 Februar  2017 (2017 -02-27)[4]
# Player Pynts Muive
1  Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 8,750 Steady
2  Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) 8,275 Steady
3  Bob Bryan (USA) 7,610 Steady
 Mike Bryan (USA)
5  Henri Kontinen (FIN) 7,430 Steady
6  John Peers (AUS) 7,290 Steady
7  Jamie Murray (GBR) 5,660 Steady
8  Bruno Soares (BRA) 5,660 Steady
9  Marcelo Melo (BRA) 5,370 Steady
10  Ivan Dodig (CRO) 4,965 Steady
11  Marc López (ESP) 4,333 Steady
12  Raven Klaasen (RSA) 4,290 Increase 1
13  Rajeev Ram (USA) 4,290 Increase 1
14  Feliciano López (ESP) 4,270 Decrease 2
15  Édouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 3,860 Steady
16  Jack Sock (USA) 3,720 Steady
17  Marcel Granollers (ESP) 3,715 Steady
18  Pablo Carreño Busta (ESP) 3,565 Increase 2
19  Horia Tecău (ROU) 3,425 Decrease 1
20  Łukasz Kubot (POL) 3,140 Decrease 1

Change since previous week's rankings

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