Best Female Tennis players to look out for in future

Caroline Garcia

Elina Svitolina – This Ukranian tennis star finished into top 30 this season stepping on 29th position. In singles she holds the ranking of 26 and in doubles she is on 128th spot.

Casey Dellacqua – The Australian professional tennis is currently ranked number 27th in singles and in doubles she holds World No 33 in doubles. In 2014, Dellacqua agains finished on the top 30.

Belina Bencic – This Swiss player was in the vicinity of Top 30 season. Her current WTA ranking is 37 and in doubles she holds 226 position. She is still to win a single career title.

Zarina Diyas – She made her place in the top 100 for the first time. This player from Kazakhstan holds 33rd position in WTA singles and in doubles she has 109th rank. Diyas is still to win any single title in her career.

Camila Giorgi – This French tennis player made her place in the top 50 for the first time. In singles, she holds 31st rank and in doubles she has not achieved any rank. Giorgi has still not won any single career title.

Varavara Lepchenko – Tennis player from USA has second best season till date. She is still to win any single career title along with the doubles. Her WTA single rank is 29 and in doubles it is 177.

Sloane Stephens – Stephens finished in the top 40 for the third straight time. In WTA ranking Stephens has got 41st rank and in doubles she holds 697 rank.  This United States player has not won any single WTA title yet and in doubles also she is still to make a mark.

Caroline Garcia – She finished within the top 40 and won her first WTA title at Bogota. In current WTA ranking she holds 30th and in doubles she held 30th spot. In her career till now she won single title.

Coco Vandeweghe – She entered into first top 40 for the first time. In singles she holds 32nd spot and in doubles she has 192 spot. Till now she has won 1 career title.

Klara Koukalova – This tennis player from Czech Republic entered into top 50 for the fifth season. Till now in her career she has won three titles. Koukalova sits on 43rd position and in doubles she holds 48th position.

Irina-Camelia Begu – The Romanian Tennis player posted her second best season till date finishing at number 42. At present she has won one WTA single title in her career. Her current WTA ranking is 34 and in doubles she holds 49th position.

Mona Barthel – Barthel finished in the top 50 for the third straight time.  At present she has total of 3 WTA single titles. She holds 42nd room in WTA single career title and 110th position in doubles.

Alison Riske – The US tennis player has finished in top 50 by winning first WTA title in Tianjin. Her current ranking is 45 in singles and holds 101th position in Doubles.  She has won her first WTA single title.

Roberta Vinci – Italian tennis player has entered into top 50 for the sixth straight time. Her current ranking is 40 in the WTA single and in doubles she ranks number 1. Till now Vinci has won 9 career title in singles and 25 WTA doubles titles.

Kurumi Nara – Nara entered into top 50 for the first time. Till now she has won single career title and currently ranks 44th spot in the current WTA ranking and in 239th spot in doubles.

Monica Niculescu – The Romanian player finished in top 50 for the third time. In singles, she is ranked at 57th spot and in doubles her rank is 44. In her single career till now she has won 2 titles and in doubles tally is of 4 titles.

Timea Bacsinszky – She reached in top 50 spot for the first time. In singles Bacsinszky holds 36th position and in doubles she holds the 149th position.  In her career till now she has won one single title.

Magdalena Rybarikova – This Slovakian player reached in the vicinity of top 50 spot. In singles she held the 47th position and in doubles her rank is 74th. Overall, Rybarikova has won 4 titles in the WTA singles.

Kirsten Flipkens – This Belgium tennis star reached top 50 spot for the consecutive second time. In singles Flipkens holds 59th rank and in doubles she is at 210th spot.  Till now in her career she has won single WTA title.

Heather Watson – Watson has ended in top 50 for the straight second time. In singles she has been entitled the rank of 38 and in doubles she is at 89th spot. Year to date she has won 1 title and in all tally is 2 titles.  In doubles she has won 3 titles.

Christina Mchale – The United States tennis player has reached near top 50 spot. In singles she has is on 52nd spot and in singles she holds 176th rank. Mchale is still to win any title in her career in both singles and doubles.

Kaia Kanepi – Estonian player finished near top 50 seasons this year. Kanepi ranks 48th in the WTA single and 228 in doubles.  Till now, this Estonian player has won 4 titles in singles and in doubles she is still to win one.

Lauren Davis – This US tennis player has once again equalled her own best reaching the 57th spot in the WTA single ranking. At present she holds 57th spot in singles and 309th in doubles. Davis is still to win any single or doubles title.

Annika Beck – This German tennis player has reached near top 50 in the current season. At present she holds 63rd spot in the singles and 138th in doubles.

Bojana Jovanovski – Serbian tennis upcoming player has finished near top 50 in this season. Currently she holds 65th spot in singles and 204th spot in doubles. Jovanovski has won two titles in the WTA singles.

Jana Cepelova – The Slovakian player reached near top 50 this season. In singles she holds 58th spot and 231st spot in doubles. She is still to win any single or double title.

Petra Cetkovska – The Czech Republican player has finished near top 50 this season.  In singles she has won 61st position and in doubles she holds 156th spot. In singles she has not won any title and in doubles she has won 2 titles.

Monica Puig – Puig has finished in the top 100 players for the second time. She has won 60th position in the WTA single ranking and 414th position in the doubles.  Overall, she has won single title and still to win in doubles.

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni – This German player has finished in top 100 for the first time in 15 years. In singles she won 58th position and in doubles she holds 85th position. Baroni has won 3 titles in her career in singles and 3 in doubles.

Shuai Zhang – This Chinese player has finished her second best season to date. In singles she holds 64th position and in doubles 107th position. Overall, she has won single career title and in doubles she is still to win any title.

Daniela Hantuchova – The Slovakian player has finished in top 100 for the 14 time in line. In singles, she holds 73rd rank and in doubles it is 105th spot. Till now Hantuchova has won 6 single career title in singles and 9 double career titles.

Ajla Tomljanovic – Year 2014 has been her best season to date. In singles she holds 68th position and in doubles it is 69th spot.  Tomljanovic is still to win any single and double title in her career.

Elena Vesnina – This Ukrainian tennis player has finished in top 100 for the ninth time. Vesnina holds 72nd spot in singles and 8th spot in doubles. In singles she has won 2 titles till date and 11 double titles.

Silvia Soler-Espinosa – This Spanish finished in the top 100 for the fourth consecutive time. In singles Espinosa holds 67th spot and in doubles she is at 56th number. She is still to win a single title in her career but won one in doubles.

Yaroslava Shvedova – This Russian tennis player finished in the top 100 for the seventh time. In singles she holds  51st spot and in doubles it is 31st. Till now she has won single title in her single career and 10 titles in doubles.

Kristina Mladenovic – Kristina finished in top 100 season for the third time. In singles she holds 74th spot and in doubles she is on 20th spot.  Till now she has not won any single title but clinched 8 titles in doubles.

Kiki Bertens – She finished in the top 100 season for the straight third time. In Current WTA ranking she holds 70th spot in singles and80th position in doubles. Until now she has won 1 single title and  1 double titles.

Tereza Smitkova – The Czech Republic player reached top 100 for the first time in her career. In current WTA ranking she holds 62nd spot and in doubles it is 286 rank.  She is yet to win any single or current title for now.

Jarmila Gajdosova – Slovakian tennis player has finished in the top 100 season for the first time since 2011. She is on 54th spot in current single ranking and 51st spot in doubles. In her career till now she has won 2 titles in singles.

Johanna Larsson – This is her fifth straight top 100 season. In current WTA single ranking Larsson holds 71st rank and in doubles she is on 66th spot.  Larsson has not won any singles till now but clinched 3 double titles.

Shelby Rogers –  It’s her first top 100 season and in current WTA ranking she holds 77th spot whereas in doubles she is on 243rd spot. She is still to win any single or double titles.

Talented Tennis players from current era

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Ivo Karlovic – He is the oldest player in the Top 50 and for the first time made his place in top 30.  His latest titles include (1) Bogota (Outdoor/Hard) and (1) Nottingham (Outdoor/Grass).

Leonardo Mayer – This Argentine won 28 matches that happen to be his personal best as well. His latest title include 2014 (1) Hamburg (Outdoor/Clay), 2014 (1) Vina del Mar (Outdoor/Clay) and 2011 (1) Buenos Aires (w/Marach, Outdoor/Clay).

Pablo Cuevas – Cuevas has reached his year end high of number 30th after recuperating from the Knee injury. His most recent title is 2014 (2) Umag (Outdoor/Clay) and Bastad (Outdoor/Clay).

Lukas Rosol – He has reached No 31 spot in this season, qualifying for 3 ATP World Tour finals during the year. His latest title include 2014 (1) Winston-Salem (Outdoor/Hard) and 2013 (1) Bucharest (Outdoor/Clay).

Jeremy Chardy – Chardy who is a French tennis professional made his place in the Top 30 for the first time attaining the ranking of 29th. His latest titles include 2009 (1) Stuttgart (Outdoor/Clay) and 2009 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard).

Martin Klizan – During the year end this Slovak tennis player reached 34th spot escalating 77 rankings.  His latest titles include 2014 (1) Munich (Outdoor/Clay) and 2012 (1) St. Petersburg (Indoor/Hard).

Sam Querrey – He holds number 2 spot in America and finished in Top 30 for the 3rd year in the row. His current titles include 2012 (1) Los Angeles (Outdoor/Hard), 2010 (4) Los Angeles (Outdoor/Hard), London / Queen’s Club (Outdoor/Grass), Belgrade (Outdoor/Clay), Memphis (Indoor/Hard).

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez – This Spanish player reached in the top 40 spot for consecutive second year. His latest title includes 2014 (1) Casablanca (Outdoor/Clay), 2010 (1) Bangkok (Indoor/Hard) and 2009 (1) Kitzbnhel (Outdoor/Clay).

Steve-Johnson – Johnson turned out to be one player who made maximum improvements in his play to finish within Top 50 at a yearend high.

Yen-Hsun Lu – Chinese professional player ended in top 50 attaining total of 24 matches in the season which is his career best. He reached single career final in 2014 (1) Auckland (Outdoor/Hard).

Dominic Thiem – This Austrian tennis player is the youngest one to finish in the top 50 after having an exciting season. Thiem is yet to win a single career title but reached the finals of Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay) tournament.

Benjamin Becker – Also known as Benni managed to finish this year within Number 40. His recent title include 2009 (1) s-Hertogenbosch (Outdoor/Grass).

Pablo Andujar –This Spanish tennis player finished in the Top 50 for the fourth consecutive time. His latest titles include 2014 (1) Gstaad (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Casablanca (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Casablanca (Outdoor/Clay).

Jack Sock – Sock is an American player who escalated almost 50 spots to reach within top 50 for the first time.

Jerzy Janowicz – For the third consecutive year Janowicz reached within top 50, qualifying 2nd ATP final at Winston-Salem in August. He is yet to win his first single career title yet but looks quite promising.

Adrian Mannarino – Mannarino who belongs to France entered into Top 50 for the first time achieving career high ranking of Number 44. Mannarino is still to win his any career single title.

Andreas Seppi – Italian Number 2, Seppi has once again entered into top 50 for the 4th straight year. His latest titles include 2012 (2) Moscow (Indoor/Hard), Belgrade (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass).

Gilles Muller – Muller finished in the top 50 for the first time and make incredible journey of crossing 319 spot to reach top 100. He has not yet won any career titles single yet.

Mikhail Youzhny – In Russia, he is number one but could not manage to stay in top 40 for the first time since 2005. His recent titles include 2013 (2) Valencia (Indoor/Hard) , Gstaad  (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard).

Denis Istomin – This Uzbekistan player ended in top 50 for the straight third year. Istomin is yet to win any titles in singles but made into the finals in 2012 and 2010.

Pablo Carreno Busta – Youngest tennis player from Spain ended in top 51 and is still to win any major title but looks promising in his career growth.

Joao Sousa – Sousa is a Portuguese player who finished in the top 100 for the third time in a row. Wining a streak of 24 matches which is also his personal best. His recent title includes 2013 (1) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard).

Simone Bolelli – In Italy, he is the third ranked tennis player and for the second straight season he finished in the top 60 and is still to win a career single title but holds lots of potential to unlock.

Bernard Tomic – He won his second ATP World tour title in Bogota in July and his recent titles include 2014 (1) Bogota (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Sydney (Outdoor/Hard).  In Australia, he is ranked number 3 tennis player.

Donald Young – This number 5th American finished in the top 60 for the straight second time. Young has not still bagged any single title but reached the singles career finals in 2011 at Bangkok open.

Marcel Granollers – This Spanish player entered the 7th ATP World Tour final in Casablanca and finished in the Top 50 for the 5th year in the row.  His recent titles include 2013 (1) Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (2) Valencia  (Indoor/Hard) , Gstaad  (Outdoor/Clay).

Vasek Pospisil – Canadian Tennis player finished in top 60 for the 2nd straight year and entered the final of Canadian ATP World Tour final in Washington.  Pospisil has still not on any single career titles yet.

Sergiy Stakhovsky – This second best tennis player from Ukraine finished in top 60 for the first time since 2010 and his recent titles include 2010 (2) New Haven  (Outdoor/Hard) , s-Hertogenbosch  (Outdoor/Grass).

Jan-Lennard Struff – Struff is a German tennis player who finished in the top 100 for the 1st time, attaining the year high of 59. Struff has not yet won single title in his career but the German has lot of potential to unleash.

Federico Delbonis – Delbonis is an Argentine Tennis player and achieved a ranking under top 60 for the second consecutive year.  His recent career titles include 2014 (1) Sao Paulo  (Indoor/Clay).

Diego Schwartzman – Another Tennis emerging player from Argentine who has not made a mark yet but showcases lots of potential and talent in the court. He finished in top 100 for the first time.

Juan Monaco – Monaco slipped out of top 50 for the first time since 2006. The Number 4 Argentine player recently won 13 (1) Dusseldorf (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (4) Kuala Lumpur (Indoor/Hard), Hamburg (Outdoor/Clay).

Albert Ramos-Vinolas – This Spanish tennis player took a spot in the top 100th for the 4th consecutive year. Vinolas has still not won any single career title but qualified for the single career finals in 2012.

Paolo Lorenzi – Italian player Lorenzi has finished the top 100 for the third straight year after qualifying to ATP World Tour final for the first time. Lorenzi has still not won any single title in  his career.

Thomaz Bellucci – This German tennis player entered into top 40 which is equal to his performance in year 2009. His recent titles include 2012 (1) Gstaad (Outdoor/Clay), 2010 (1) Santiago (Outdoor/Clay), 2009 (1) Gstaad (Outdoor/Clay).

Jiri Vesely- The tennis player is ranked number 3 in Czech and took a place in top 100 for 2nd year for the consecutive second year. His most recent title includes 2015 (1) Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Teymuraz Gabashvili – This Russian player finished in the top 70 for the second time in a row and entered three ATP World tour quarter finals. GABASHVILI has not won a single career yet but shows immense potential ahead.

Radek Stepanek – Stepanek is ranked number 4 Czech tennis player and made aplace for himself in Top 70 for 13th year in a row. His recent titles include 2011 (1) Washington  (Outdoor/Hard),2009 (2) San Jose  (Indoor/Hard) , Brisbane  (Outdoor/Hard).

Dusan Lajovic – This Serbian tennis player is behind number 1 Djokovic and ended in top 100 for the 1st time attaining the 69th position.  Lajovic has not won any single career title yet.

Mikhail Kukushkin – This player from Kazakhstan entered into top 100 for the 4th time in straight 5 years.  His recent title includes 2010 (1) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard).

Nicolas Almagro – This Spanish player finished outside top 50 for the first time since 2005 and his recent titles include 2012 (2) Nice  (Outdoor/Clay) , Sao Paulo  (Indoor/Clay),2011 (3) Nice  (Outdoor/Clay) , Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Costa Do Sauipe  (Outdoor/Clay).

Popular female tennis players of current era

Simona Halep

Simona Halep – Halep is a Romanian tennis player who holds third spot currently in the World ranking.  She made her place in top 50 for the first time in the year 2012, top 20 in August 2013 and then reached top 10 in January 2014.  Year to date she has bagged one WTA single title and in her career till now title totals to nine.

Petra Kvitova – Czech superstar is best known for her mighty left handed shots and variety. Kvitova has in her kitty two career single titles including two Grand slam titles at Wimbledon. He current WTA ranking is 4th  and winning 1 year to date WTA Title and total of 15 in career till now.

Agnieszka Radwanksa –  The Might and thoroughly skilled player from Poland is current number 6th and achieved career highest ranking of number 2 in 2012.  In her career till date she has clinched 14 titles and year to date has failed to win any.

Angelique Kerber – Kerber is a German player and is of Polish origin. She has won three titles in singles and eleven singles and three doubles on the ITF tour during her career.  In singles, Kerber is ranked 10th in the World and in doubles she holds the 407th rank.

Ekaterian Makarova – This player belongs to Russia and holds number 2 spot in the country at present. Makarova reached to number 10 spot in January 2015 which is also her career high ranking. Her current worldwide ranking is number 9 and doubles ranking is 8th.  Year to date Makarova has won no titles and in her career till now she has won 2 titles in all.

Dominika Cibulkova – Cibulkova who belongs to Slovakia is popular for her quick and aggressive style of shots. Currently, she is at number 18 spot in World and in doubles her ranking is 221. There are four WTA single titles with Cibulkova and year to date there is none. She has qualified for four careers in all four Grand slam tournaments.

Flavia Pennetta – She is Italian professional player and became first woman from Italy to be ranked in top 10 female single players along with first Italian player to be number one in doubles. At present she is number 14th in the WTA ranking and at number 10 position in the doubles. Till now in his career she has won 10 titles and year to date she has not won any title.

Andrea Petkovic – The German tennis player is a baseliner whose best shot is forehand and prefers to play on the clay court. Petkovic holds 12th spot in the career singles at WTA ranking and in doubles she ranks to 58. In her career till now she has won 5 titles and year to date she has not win any title yet.

Sara Errani – The skilled Italian player is the current number 2 Italian player. Errani’s favourite shot is forehand and favourite surface is clay court.  In singles WTA ranking Errani is at 13th spot and in doubles she ranks number 1st. she has bagged total 7 titles in her career and year to date has not won any.

Lucie Safarova – Professional Czech player is fond of playing on the clay court. Safarova has won 5 WTA career titles in singles and 5 in doubles. The admirer of Steffi Graf and Lindsay Devenport is number 15th in the WTA ranking for singles and in doubles she holds 22nd position. Born on February 4, 1987 she has once reached the quarterfinals of Australian Open in 2007.

Carla Suarez Navarro – This Spanish tennis player loves to play on the clay court and fond of hitting crosscourt backhand shot. In her WTA single career she has won one title till now and 1 in doubles. In singles WTA ranking she stands on 17th spot and in doubles she holds 15th spot. Her career highest ranking is 14th which she attained on September 16th, 2013.

Alize Cornet – Cornet is a French professional player, who has bagged total of four single titles in WTA tour during her career and two double titles in WTA tour. Her favourite surface is clay and favourite shot is backhand. She holds 19th rank in the singles WTA tour and 170 in doubles. Her most popular performances are defeating number 1 as well as 18 times Grand slam winner Serena Williams three times.

Garbine Mugurza – A Venezuelan-Spanish professional tennis player who holds the ranking of 24th in the singles and 18th in doubles assigned by the Women’s tennis association. In her career has won single title. Muguruza is known for her aggressive shots and her favourite surface is hardcourts. Favourite shot of Muguruza is serve.

Samantha Stosur – Popularly known as Sam, Stosur is an Australian player who was formerly holding number one ranking for consecutive 61 weeks. At present she holds 25th spot and in doubles she is on the 64th spot. Stosur has won 6 career titles in her WTA career till now and 24 double titles.

Shuai Peng – She is a Chinese professional player to attain the ranking of number 1 in the WTA doubles by the Women’s Tennis association. Peng’s favourite surface is hard court and favourite shot is forehand. Peng is still to win any single titles although she has won 17 titles in doubles. Peng has immense stamina and prefers to play with both hands and takes flat shots.

Karolina Pliskova – This Czech tennis player has won 3 WTA career titles till now and 4 double titles. She has achieved 22nd spot assigned by WTA in singles and 41 spot in doubles. Her best single ranking was number 20 that she achieved on January 19th 2015.

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova – A Russian tennis star who has won various junior grand slam championships. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova reached her career high ranking of Number 13th on July 4th 2011. Her favourite shot is forehand down the line and favourite court is surface clay court. In singles she holds 39th rank and in doubles it is 34. In her career till now Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has won 7 titles ad in doubles she has won total of 4.

Barbora Zahlavova Strycova – She is a professional tennis player who achieved her career high ranking of number 23 on 19th January 2015 and holds current single ranking of 23. In doubles she holds ranking of 26.  Till now in her career Barbora Zahlavova Strycova has won 1 WTA single titles and in doubles she has bagged 17 titles.

Sabine Lisicki – Lisicki is a German professional player and achieved a breakthrough in her career when she qualified for the Wimbledon Championship. Her current WTA ranking is 28 and in doubles she has ranking of 43. In WTA single titles she has won 4 titles and in doubles she holds 4 titles in total.

Tennis Stars of Current Era

Milos Raonic

Stan Wawrinka – This Polish Tennis superstar has proved his mettle multiple times currently ranked at number 4th. He has won eight titles in total throughout his career till date. His current titles include Chennai Open 2015, ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo (Outdoor/Clay) , Australian Open  (Outdoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) 2014, Oeiras  (Outdoor/Clay) 2013, Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) 2011, Casablanca  (Outdoor/Clay) 2010 and Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) in 2006

Kei Nishikori – Japanese Tennis superstar ended 2014 season as the highest ranked Asian in ATP World Tour History posting 54 wins that is a career high for the player till date. Till date he has earned titles Tokyo  (Outdoor/Hard) , Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Barcelona  (Outdoor/Clay) , Memphis  (Indoor/Hard), Memphis  (Indoor/Hard), Tokyo  (Outdoor/Hard) and Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard)

Milos Raonic –  Canadian player who has become the first player to end the season by getting in the top 10 ranks after winning a personal best 49 matches and earning the 6th title in the ATP 500 level in Washington. Till date he has won Washington  (Outdoor/Hard),  Bangkok  (Indoor/Hard) , San Jose  (Indoor/Hard), San Jose  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) and San Jose  (Indoor/Hard).

Marin Cilic – The Croatian player ended the season as the number 9th player and earned over 50 titles for the first time in his career and achieving 4 titles along with the 1st Grand Slam at US Open. Till date he has (4) Moscow  (Indoor/Hard) , US Open  (Outdoor/Hard) , Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard) , Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard), (1) Zagreb, (2) Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) , London / Queen’s Club  (Outdoor/Grass), (1) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard), (2) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard), (2) Zagreb  (Indoor/Hard) , Chennai  (Outdoor/Hard) and (1) New Haven  (Outdoor/Hard).

David Ferrer – Spanish Number 2 just behind Nadal remained in top 10 for the 5th straight year and 6th overall. Titles that he won include (1) Doha  (Outdoor/Hard), 2014 (1) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay),2013 (2) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard),2012 (7) ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Paris  (Indoor/Hard) , Valencia  (Indoor/Hard) , Bastad  (Outdoor/Clay) , s-Hertogenbosch  (Outdoor/Grass) , Acapulco  (Outdoor/Clay) , Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Grigor Dimitrov – This Belgium player ended his season with 11 spot posting career best of 50 matches. Currently his titles include 2014 3) London / Queen’s Club  (Outdoor/Grass) , Bucharest  (Outdoor/Clay) , Acapulco  (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Stockholm  (Indoor/Hard).

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga – For consecutive 7th year this French player has finished top 15, winning the second career ATP Masters 1000 title in Toronto. His titles include 2014 (1) ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Canada (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (1) Marseille  (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (2) Metz  (Indoor/Hard) , Doha  (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (2) Vienna  (Indoor/Hard) , Metz  (Indoor/Hard).

Ernest Gulbis – Gulbis is a Lavatian player who has finished in the 20th spot in the season end winning a career high of 41 matches. His titles include 2014 (2) Nice (Outdoor/Clay) , Marseille  (Indoor/Hard),2013 (2) St. Petersburg  (Indoor/Hard) , Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Los Angeles  (Outdoor/Hard), 2010 (1) Delray Beach  (Outdoor/Hard).

Feliciano Lopez – Lopez is ranked as number three after Nadal and Ferrer in Spain and for the first time this year took a ranking within number 15th. Currently he has 2014 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass), 2013 (1) Eastbourne (Outdoor/Grass), 2010 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard), 2004 (1) Vienna (Indoor/Hard).

Roberto Bautista Agut – This year has been best for Agut in which he ended his season end of best 15 from 59. Agut has bagged titles including 2014 (2) Stuttgart (Outdoor/Clay), s-Hertogenbosch (Outdoor/Grass).

Kevin Anderson – Anderson is the first South African to play for back to back Top 20 after Wayne Ferreira from 1994-96. His single titles include 2012 (1) Delray Beach (Outdoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Johannesburg (Outdoor/Hard).

Tommy Robredo – Robredo finished this season in the Top 20 for the 7th time. The player has earned titles and recent ones include  (2) Umag  (Outdoor/Clay) , Casablanca  (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Santiago  (Outdoor/Clay),2009 (2) Buenos Aires  (Outdoor/Clay) , Costa Do Sauipe  (Outdoor/Clay), 2008 (1) Bsstad  (Outdoor/Clay)           .

John Isner – Isner is the American tennis superstar who finished the Top 20 for the fifth consecutive year. 2014 (2) Atlanta  (Outdoor/Hard) , Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard), 2013 (2) Atlanta  (Outdoor/Hard) , Houston  (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (2) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard) , Newport  (Outdoor/Grass), 2011 (2) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard) , Newport  (Outdoor/Grass), 2010 (1) Auckland  (Outdoor/Hard).

Fabio Fognini – He is the only Italian tennis player after Corrado Barazzutti in 1977-78 to finish in top 20 for the second straight year. His titles include 2014 (1) Vina del Mar  (Outdoor/Clay), 2013 (2) Hamburg  (Outdoor/Clay) , Stuttgart  (Outdoor/Clay).

Gael Monfils – Monfils got to finish in Top 20 for the first time after 2011 and overall this was the fifth time when he managed to stay under the top 20. Monfils has claimed titles including 2014 (1) Montpellier (Indoor/Hard), 2011 (1) Stockholm (Indoor/Hard), 2010 (1) Montpellier (Indoor/Hard), 2009 (1) Metz (Indoor/Hard), 2005 (1) Sopot  (Outdoor/Clay).

Gilles Simon – The French tennis player sneaked into the top 25 for the sixth time in seven years and also entered ATP Masters 1000 final for the second time in Shanghai during the October tournament. Simon holds the titles such as 2013 (1) Metz (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (1) Bucharest (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (2) Hamburg  (Outdoor/Clay) , Sydney  (Outdoor/Hard),2010 (1) Metz  (Indoor/Hard), 2009 (1) Bangkok  (Indoor/Hard) among others.

David Goffin – He achieved the status of highest ranking player in Belgium with a yearend high of no 22 and won total of 24 matches in the season which also happens to be Goffin’s personal best. His titles include 2014 (2) Metz  (Indoor/Hard) , Kitzbühel  (Outdoor/Clay).

Philipp Kohlschreiber – KOHLSCHREIBER has bagged the fourth ATP title on home soil in Düsseldorf in May and for the third consecutive year has finished in the Top 25. He has bagged titles such as 2014 (1) Dusseldorf (Outdoor/Clay), 2012 (1) Munich (Outdoor/Clay), 2011 (1) Halle  (Outdoor/Grass).

Julien Benneteau – Benneteau in the French tennis player who has achieved the year end ranking of number 25 following his entry in the 1st ATP Masters 1000 SF in Cincinnati and a runner up show in Kuala Lumpur. His titles include 2014 (1) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard),2013 (2) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Rotterdam  (Indoor/Hard), 2012 (2) Kuala Lumpur  (Indoor/Hard) , Sydney  (Outdoor/Hard),2011 (1) Winston-Salem  (Outdoor/Hard).

Tennis Grand Slam winners 2011-2014

Novak Djokovic

Tennis Grand Slams tournaments are the most important annual tennis events held. Also called Majors, these tournaments offer the maximum ranking points, prize money and public and limelight. These are the most important tournaments in the career of any tennis player to reach him or her on the highest echelons of Tennis.

The Australian Open is held on the hard courts and so are US tournaments. French Open is played on Clay court and Wimbledon is played on the Grass courts.

Australian Open 2011

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open for the second time along with wining the Grand Slam title. Before 2011, he won the tournament in 2008 whereas Andy Murray made it to the finals but lost the title at the hands of Djokovic with 6-4, 6-2, 6-3.

In the women’s singles finals Kim Clijsters of Belgium clinched away the title and it happened  to be his first Australian Open title scoring 3–6, 6–3, 6–3. In the finals she played against LiNa of China and defeated her. Meanwhile Li Na was the first Asian to enter finals of any Grand slam.

In Men’s doubles, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan  took away the title by Mahesh Bhupatinand Leander Paes in two straight sets of 6-3, 6-4. Gisela Dulko of Argentina and Flavia Pennetta of Italy won over Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) / Maria Kirilenko (Rus) 2–6, 7–5, 6–1.

Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia and Daniel Nestor of Canada bagged the title against Yung –Jan Chan of Taiwan and Paul Hanley of Australia 6–3, 3–6, 10–7.

2012

Men’s single champion ship was taken by Novak Djokovic, defeating Rafael Nadal.

Women’s single title was bagged by Belarus Tennis star Victoria Azarenka defeating Maria Sharapova.

Men’s Double – Leander Paes of India and Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic

Women’s double – Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia and Vera Zvonareva of Russia

2013

Men singles title bagged by Novak Djokovic and runner up was Andy Murray

Women’ single clinched by Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beating Li Na of China

Men’s double title was bagged by Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan

Women’s double title was won by Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci

2014

In men singles title was clinched by Stanislas Wawrinka defeating Rafael Nadal  scoring  6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

In Women singles Li Na won over Dominika Cibulkova by 7-6(3), 6-0

In Men’s doubles Lukasz Kubot/Robert Lindstedt defeated Eric Butorac/Raven Klaasen by 6-3, 6-3

In Women’s double Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci won over Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina scoring 6-4, 3-6, 7-5

French Open 2011

Spanish Tennis Maestro won French Open 2011 defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland, clinching away the title for the sixth time.

Chinese emerging player Li Na surprised everyone by bagging the title beating Francesca Schiavone of Italy by 6–4, 7–6.

In doubles Max Mirnyi (Belarus) / Daniel Nestor (Canada) won over Juan Sebastian Cabal (Columbia)/ Eduardo Schwank (Argentina).

Andrea Hlavackova (Czech Republic) / Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic) won over Sania Mirza (India) / Elena Vesnina (Russia).

2012

Men singles – Rafa Nadal (ESP) won over Serbian star Novak Djokovic (SRB) scoring 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5

Women Singles – Maria Sharapova (RUS) clinched the title defeating Sara Errani (ITA) with 6-3, 6-2

Men Double was taken by Max Mirnyi (BLR) / Daniel Nestor (CAN) defeating Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA) with 6-4, 6-4

Sara Errani (ITA) / Roberta Vinci (ITA) won over Maria Kirilenko (RUS) / Nadia Petrova (RUS) winning with 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

2013

Rafael Nadal won over David Ferrer scoring 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in Men’s single

Serena Williams won over Maria Sharapova by 6-4, 6-4

Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan defeated Michael Llodra/Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 4-6, 76-4, 4-6, 7-6(4)-6(4)

Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina won over Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci with 7-5, 6-2

2014

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic scoring 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4

Maria Sharapova bagged the title defeating Simona Halep with 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4

Women doubles – Shuai Peng/Su-Wei Hsieh won over Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci with 6-4, 6-1

Men Doubles –-Julien Benneteau/Edouard Roger-Vasselin won over Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez winning series with 6-3, 7-6(1)

US Open

2011

In men Novak Djokovic (SRB) defeated Rafael Nadal (SPN) with 6–2, 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–1

In Women Samantha Stosur (AUS) defeated Serena Williams (USA) with 6–2, 6–3

In Doubles Women – Liezel Huber (USA) / Lisa Raymond (USA) won over Vania King (USA) / Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) with 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–3).

In Men doubles Jürgen Melzer (AUS) / Philipp Petzschner(GER) won over Mariusz Fyrstenberg (POL) / Marcin Matkowski (POL) with 6–2, 6–2.

2012

In Men’s singles Andy Murray (GBR) won over Novak Djokovic (SRB) with 7-6(10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2

In Women’s singles Serena Williams (USA) won over Victoria Azarenka (BLR) scoring 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

In Women’s double Sara Errani (ITA)/Roberta Vinci (ITA) defeated Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE)/Lucie Hradecká (CZE) with 6-4, 6-2

In Men’s single Sara Errani (ITA)/Roberta Vinci (ITA) won over Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE)/Lucie Hradecká (CZE) with 6-4, 6-2

2013

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic with 6–2, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1

Serena Williams won over Victoria Azarenka scoring 6–2, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1

In Women’s double Andrea Hlavackova/Lucie Hradecka won over Ashleigh Barty/Casey Dellacqua 6–7(4), 6–1, 6–4

In Men’s double Leander Paes/Radek Stepanek won over Alexander Peya/Bruno Soares with 6-1, 6-3

Wimbledon

2011

In Men Novak Djokovic (SRB) won over Rafael Nadal (SPN) with 6–4, 6–1, 1–6, 6–3.

In Women Petra Kvitová (CZR) won over Maria Sharapova (RUS) with 6–3, 6–4

In Women’s double Květa Peschke (CZR) / Katarina Srebotnik (SLO) won over Sabine Lisicki (GER) / Samantha Stosur (AUS) with 6–3, 6–1

In Men’s double Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA) defeated Robert Lindstedt (SWE) / Horia Tecău (ROM) with 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)

2012

In Men’s singles Roger Federer (SUI) won over Andy Murray (GBR) with 4–6, 7–5, 6–3, 6–4

In Women’s single Serena Williams (USA) defeated Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) with 6-1, 5-7, 6-2

In Women’s double Serena Williams (USA) / Venus Williams (USA) won over Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE) / Lucie Hradecká (CZE) with 7-5, 6-4

In Men’d double Jonathan Marray (GBR) / Frederik Nielsen (DEN) won over Robert Lindstedt (SWE) / Horia Tecău (ROM) with 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 6-3.

2013

In Men’s single Andy Murray bagged the title winning over Novak Djokovic with 6–4, 7–5, 6–4

In Women single Marion Bartoli won over Sabine Lisicki with 6-1, 6-4

In Women’s double Peng Shuai/Hsieh Su-Wei won over Ashleigh Barty/Casey Dellacqua with 7-6(1), 6-1

In Men’s double Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan defeated Ivan Dodig/Marcelo Melo with 3–6, 6–3, 6-4, 6-4.

Tennis in Olympics 2012

Tennis in Olympics

Tennis is now a part of Olympics Games program as a full medal sport since the 1988 and has been played in every Olympic Games since then. After being a part of Summer Olympic games in the inaugural 1896 game, the tournament was scrapped due to disagreement between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee due to federation allowing the amateur players to compete.

In Olympic Games the lawn for Tennis tournament keeps on changing. In 1984 the tournament was played hard court for every game. In 1992, however the Olympics and in the 2012 Olympics the court was kept of grass. Some players are good at playing clay courts and others prefer hard court and therefore it keeps on changing.

In 2012, tennis tournament in Olympics was held in London at the All England Club in Wimbledon from 28 July to August 5th. This was the first Olympics tournament that was played on the grass court after the re-inclusion of tennis in the Olympics. International Olympics Committee and the International Tennis Federation organised as well as supervised the tournament under the Association of Tennis professional tours. All matches of the tournament were played as best of three sets and finale was played as best of fives sets. In order to declare a winner tie-breaks were used in all the three sets , except during the finale of five sets.

Records

Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro clashed against each other on August 2012 in the semi-finals on August 3, 2010 and played to break the tie for record 4 hours 26 minutes, scoring 19-17. Apart from being the longest singles tennis match in the history of the Olympics, it also set the record for being the longest single match in the Open era, outpacing the Nadal versus Novak Djokovic in the 2009 Madrid Masters that lasted for 4 hours 3 minutes.

William sisters created record in the tournament by winning the third gold medal in doubles and becoming the first players in male or female in tennis history to win four golds, doubles or singles by achieving the top spot in 2000, 2008 and 2012 along with Venus clinching away 2000 women’s singles and Serena winning 2012 medal in singles.

Winners (Men)

Britain superstar Andy Murray won the gold by defeating Roger Federer in three sets of 6–2, 6–1, 6–4. Argentine Tennis sensation Del Potro clinched the Bronze medal defeating Djokovic by 7-5, 6-4.

Winners (Women’s singles)

Women singles was held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon from 28 July to 4 August 2012. It would be unfair to mention the biggest upset of the tournament that was created by Chinese Tennis player Li Na who defeated Wimbledon finalist and Polish International Tennis sensation Agnieszka Radwańska in three close but straight sets.

Serena Williams, American professional tennis player and Russian tennis heartthrob Maria Sharapova played into the finals for their Career Golden Slam. Williams won the medal and became only the second women to win Career Golden Slam after Steffi Graf. Not only this, William also got the honour of becoming first tennis player, male or female, to hold a career Golden Slam in both singles and doubles. Sharapova was the silver medallist and Belarus Tennis player Victoria Azarenka won the Bronze medal

Men Doubles

American star brothers Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan took home the Gold medal in the tournament, winning over France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michaël Llodra. Bryan brothers have achieved the Golden Slam, only the second men’s double team to achieve the feat.

Women Doubles

Serena Williams and Venus Williams once again defended their titles in the tournament by defeating Czech Republic’s Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká.

Winners Of ATP Challenger Tour Finals 2011-2014

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ATP Challenger

ATP Challenger Tour Finals is held at the end of each year where top seven players compete against each other and one of the players is invited from the country where the tournament is being held. There are total of eight players who are divided in two groups with four players each and play round-robin matches against the other players in the second group. Those players with the best record from both the groups advance to the semi-finals with the winners, playing in the final against each other to determine the champion.

From 2011 to 2014 these tournament has been held in Sao Paulo. In 2011- 2012, tournament was held on the Indoor hard surface at Ginasio do Ibirapuera. In the year 2013, the ATP Challenger Tour Finals was held on the Outdoor Clay Court and in 2014 it was again held on the Indoor clay at the Esporte Clube Pinheiros.

Final 2014

In the finale, Schwartzman played against Brazilian wild card entry Guilherme Clezar winning the two straight sets 7-5, 6-4.  During the match Schwartzman outsmarted Clezar winning the match in 73 minutes. Schwartzman, who is at present the 77 in World ranking earned 110 ATP ranking points and also won prize money of US-$ 84,900. He is the only second Argentine after Guido Pella to win the final of ATP Challenger Tour finals. Schwartzman can rightly be said as the deserving player of this award winning the title in 2014 and winning most number of matches with total of 48 throughout the year.

Finale 2013

Filippo Volandri of Italy won finale of ATP Challenger Tour in the year 2013 over Alejandro Gonzalez in three rounds with 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. Volandri won match total in just 52 minutes and won his 12th trophy on the Challenger trophy. Volandri has become the ninth active player to win the award. The Italian who also held No 25th spot once won $84,900 with the title and adds 110 points taking him inside the Top 70 of the Emirates ATP rankings for the first time after April last year. Runner up Gonzalez also received $46,200 for his run to the final and achieved the status of sixth Colombian born player to enter in the Top 100 earlier in the week.

Finale 2012

Argentina player Guido Pella who defeated Adrian Ungur, sixth seeded player winning three sets with 6-3, 6-7(4), 7-6(4). Pella has entered the Top 100 for the first time in the South African Airway ATP Rankings for the first time. At present Pella is 124th seeded and enhanced 4-0 record in ATP challenger Tour finals in 2012 adding one more to his winning streak including in Salinas, Manta and Campinas

Finale 2011

German player Cedrik-Marcel Stebe won the match against Dudi Sela of Israel in 2011 winning two straight sets with 6-2, 6-4.  Stebe is a very versatile player and has other talents like he is a pianist, drummer, golfer and also a footballer. Stabe is the newest shining star and one of the fastest achiever in ATP World Tour in the past 15 months.

ATP World Tour 250, 2015 And The Winning Players

by on April 16, 2015
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David Ferrer

ATP World Tour 250 has been the latest one from the Association of Tennis Professionals from the 2009 ATP World Tour. ATP World tour 250 comes last amongst the events on the tour and is now a part of the ATP International Series. There are 40 tournaments in the series and in order to win single championship, the player needs to earn 250 ranking points. For singles draws consist of 28, 32 or 48 and for doubles it is 16 and 24.

In the year 2015, matches are going on and it here it becomes pertinent to discuss about the winners who have won their matches yet.  In Brisbane Roger Federer of Switzerland played against Milos Raonic of Canada winning with 6-4, 6-7 and 6-4.

In Doha tournament, David Ferrer versus Tomas Berdych was held and Ferrer won with 6-4, 7-5.  Stan Wawrinka hade face off with Aljaz Bendene, where Wawrinka won after playing two sets scoring 6-3 and 6-4. In Auckland Jiri Vesely played against Adrian Mannarino winning straight two sets scoring 6-3 and 6-2. Viktor Troicki took away the title during match held at Sydney in straight sets of 6-2, 6-3.

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is currently ranked as number two player by the Association of tennis professionals. The Swiss tennis player is often considered as the greatest player of all time. Federer has held a spot within top ten tennis players of the World since 2002 and in top twenty since April 2001. There are so many records in the hand of Federer and one such record is holding number one position for consecutive 302 weeks which is an incredible record for any tennis player as well as a tennis fan. The tennis superstar has won total of 17 Grand slams singles titles. He qualified Grand slam title for at least five times and made way to Wimbeldon final nine times.

 David Ferrer Ern

This Spanish professional tennis player is popularly known as clay-court specialist. Reason for this title is that he has won almost half of his titles on the clay court but along with the clay-court he has also shown his mettle on other surface as well. Ferrer was the part of Spain Davis Cup Team that held the trophy in 2008, 2009 and 2011.

Stan Wawrinka

Currently Swiss number two and World number 4 Stan Wawrinka is one of the most talented superstars in the tennis world today. On January 27th, 2014, Wawrinka achieved his highest ranking of number 3 after winning his first Grand Slam event.  Warwinka won the gold medal during men double’s event at the 2008 Summer Olympics teaming with Roger Federer.

Jiri Vesely

Vesely is a Czech professional tennis player and made his Davis Cup debut for the Czech Republic. He has won total of nine singles titles along with three challengers. Vesely also won a match in 2014 French Open and after that he qualified for the third round of Wimbeldon as a wildcard.

Viktor Troicki

Troicki won his second grand title of the career at the Apia International in Sydney defeating Gilles Muller.

ATP World Tour 500 And The Players Who Have Set The Record

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ATP World Tour 500

ATP World Tour 500 series is the third most significant tier of men’s tennis tournament behind four Grand Slam tournaments, and the ATP World Tour Masters 1000. ATP World Tour 500 is also known as ATP International Series Gold and the Championship series. Within the series there are total of 13 tournaments with different draws of 32, 48 and 56 singles and 16 and 24 for doubles. Total ranking point is 500 that champion of single tournament should achieve. All leading players should have played at least four 500 tournaments out of which any one should be after the US Open tournament. The score of the player will be zero if he could not play total four or failed to play in one after the US Open.

Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal stands as the topmost record holder with highest number of the record for most number of singles with single titles of 15 and in doubles the record is held by Nenad Zimonjic holding 12 trophies in all. Juan Martin del Potro, Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker won the maximum trophies in a calendar year totalling with four.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal is the shining star in the Tennis world and currently ranked at number 3 in the World. He has got the honour of the finest clay court player ever and is popularly called, “The King of Clay”. Nadal is superb in all court and this is the sole reason why he is being considered as one of the best all rounder, tennis world has come. His fans regard him as the best player of all time. In his career until now this Spanish star has won total of 14 Grand Slams titles, clinching gold medal in Olympic 2008 in singles. He also holds record of 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and a record 15 ATP World Tour 500 Tournaments. Nadal reached the peak of his performance in 2010 when he became the seventh player in history and youngest amongst the four players in the Open Era to win career Grand Slam.

Additionally he is the only second one after legend Andre Agassi to race through the single Career Golden Slam. He also got Laureus World Sportsman of the year in 2011.

Nenad Zimonjic

This Serbian player was ranked as number one in 2008 doubles and at present holds the seventh spot in the World.  Zimonjic is the only player from Serbia after Slobodan Živojinović to hold the number one title in the World. Zimonjic is remembered for his two best performance till date when in 2004 he scored win over none other than Andre Agassi in St Polten followed by win over Nicolas Kiefer in 2005 on the grass of Halle. What makes it more exciting and worth is that both were first round victories. In his career Zimonjic has played as member of Serbia Davis team, after being member of Yugoslavia Davis Cup team and Serbia and Montenegro Davis Cup team. As a member of Serbian player he has played both singles and doubles and in the year he also played in the capacity of captain of the national team.

ATP World Tour Final

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ATP Tour Finals

ATP World Tour Final or Barclays ATP World Tour Finals is a tournament held for the professional men tennis players every year in the month of November at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom. This tournament is generally the last in the series of Association of Tennis professionals World Tour and top eight single players face each other in this series along with the double teams of the ATP rankings. Started in 1970, this tournament is highly popular amongst the all tennis fans and tennis playing Nations.  In singles reigning champion is Novak Djokovic and doubles trophy is defended by Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan.

This tournament differs from other series in a way that this is not a direct knock-out and instead eight players are divided into two groups of four and compete against the players of other groups, playing three round robin matches. Till date not a single player has got play semi-finals after losing more than one round-robin match. As of now the tournament is held in the general format of creating groups of four players and advancing into the semi finals and final. However, few years have been exceptions when this tournament walked over with surprising decisions. For instance in 1970-71, the winner was decided by taking out the best performed player after robin round with no semi finals and finals. In the years 1982, 1983 and 1984 there was 12 players knock out tournament without any round robin matches. Similarly in 1985, 16 player knock out was held with no round robin match. In this tournament, winners are given maximum 1500 rankings points, with each round-robin loss, 200 points are deducted from that amount.

 Roger Federer is one player that holds most number of records in single tournament with total of six. Generally the tournament is named after the sponsors of the tour but from 1990-2008 competition was non-sponsored. However, IBM sponsored the singles portion of the events. Barclays PLC started sponsoring the tournament in 2009. In 2009 the tournament was renamed to the ATP World Tour Finals and is played in London from 2009 to 2013. After 2012, organisers took extension of another two years up to 2015. Previously double and single tournaments were organised separately, but now they are held together running in the same week and also at the same location.

ATP World Tour is considered as one of the most important indoor tennis tournaments on the World tournament. But here also there are few exceptions when this event has been organized outdoor as well during 1974 Melbourne & 2003-2004 after modifying the conditions of play and keeping it in control on the ground as well as illumination system. Here is the price list of top 5 players and their prize money:-

Rank   Player                         YTD               Singles                        Doubles          Career

  1. David Ferrer                          $195,000         $195,000         $0                    $24,928,109
  2. Berdych, Tomas                     $102,675         $102,675         $0                    $20,152,143
  1. Vesely, Jiri                              $92,595           $91,530           $1,065             $797,125
  2. Troicki, Viktor                       $80,730           $80,730           $0                    $4,739,091

5. Federer, Roger              $80,000           $80,000           $0                    $88,691,538

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