ATP CUP – How the Ranking Points work. The new team event ATP Cup is now started in Australia and the 24 teams fights for the trophy and a lot of prize money. Points are awarded on a sliding scale, depending on where an opponent is ranked and whether a win comes in the group stage, quarter-finals, semi-finals or final.
HOW DO THE TIES WORK?
The format is very simple: Two singles matches, featuring the nominated No.1 and No.2 players from each team, then a doubles match. Best of three rubbers.
The singles matches are best-of-three tiebreak sets. The doubles matches are two sets with no-ad scoring, and a match tiebreak in place of a third set if necessary.
ATP CUP – How the Ranking Points work
The introduction of ranking points to a teams event was a major lure to the ATP Tour’s biggest names.
Points are awarded on a sliding scale, depending on where an opponent is ranked and whether a win comes in the group stage, quarter-finals, semi-finals or final.
For example, beating a top 10 player in the group stage is worth 75 points, but the same win in the final is worth 250 points. Beating a player ranked 51-100 in the group stage is worth just 25 points and 75 points in the final.
If a singles player goes through the entire event undefeated, they could theoretically earn a maximum of 750 ranking points – more than are awarded for reaching a Grand Slam semi-final. A maximum of 250 ranking points are on offer for doubles players.
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ATP CUP 2020: Predictions and Betting Odds
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1. Spain – with world number one Rafael Nadal and world number nine Roberto Bautista Agut are the favorites. Spain won their 6th Davis Cup title in November at home soil in Madrid. Rafael Nadal won all his matches and won his 5th DC title but maybe Spain won´t get this one. If Nadal gets injured one of the below teams gets the first ATP Tour trophy.
2. Serbia – with 7-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic Serbia could take this title. Djokovic has to be really motivated to play his very best tennis here and get into Melbourne for a shot at his 17th Grand Slam title. Monte Carlo finalist Dusan Lajovic is a strong second man in Serbia.
3. Russia – if Daniil Medvedev is back at his best tennis they could take this trophy as well. Backed up ny Andrey Rublev and Karen Khachanov they have a really strong team.
4. Canada – with Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger Aliassime in the team this could be the ATP Cup winners. The young Canadians was in the Davis Cup final in November, losing to Spain.
5. Germany – with Alexander Zverev and Jan-Lennard Struff has a team capable of beating anyone on the day…but probably not good enough to take the title.
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