ATP World Tour Finals
Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
Updated: 24 March 2015
The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals return to London’s The O2 in November for what promises to be one of the most exciting events of the men’s professional tennis season.
The week-long competition takes place from 15 to 22 November 2015 and is the final competition in the men’s professional tennis calendar starring only the best singles and doubles players. 2015 promises to be another year of world class tennis with the top tennis stars competing for the title.
About the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
Since its inception in 1970 the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals has featured the world’s top singles and doubles players. Throughout the season tennis stars earn ATP Rankings in a hope to earn a coveted place at the end of season championship and win the attractive $1.92m prize money.
Just eight singles players and eight doubles teams qualify to compete at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The tournament has a round-robin format with singles and doubles players split into two groups of four. They play three matches against the players in their group in an attempt to make it to the knockout semi-finals.
For the past three years Novak Djokovic, the world’s current No.1, has won the singles title beating Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in exhilarating tennis matches. Over on the doubles sides, USA’s Bob and Mike Bryan were champions in 2014 after being the runner-up in 2013.
The tournament has been held in London since 2009 but has taken place in Tokyo (where the first championship was held), Paris, Sydney, New York and Shanghai, among other places.