Just two days to go now before the wait gets over. The ATP World Tour Finals for the year 2014 will start from 9th November. But before the tournament starts there are certain things you should know about this years final ATP tournament and among those important things, we have bought five of the most important things you should always know about this year’s tournament. So which are these 5 important things? Here we go…
5 Important Things about ATP World Tour Finals 2014
What is the Schedule for the ATP World Tour Finals 2014?
After all four grand slam tournaments of the year are done and dusted, the final big tournament of the year the ATP World Tour final is left. This time it will be played from 9th November to 16th November. In other words, it will start from one Sunday and will end on the next Sunday. All the round robin matches will happen every day in the afternoon and evening sessions.
Where the ATP World Tour Finals 2014 will be played?
At the O2 Arena in London. Since 2009 this tournament is a regular feature at this venue and it will remain like that till 2016 as per current arrangements. Normally in London the weather is quite chilly in the month of November but the O2 Arena is an indoor stadium with climate control facilities installed, hence both the players and the fans along with the official will remain comfortable throughout the tournament.
Which Players are involved in the ATP World Tour Finals 2014?
As it is a custom in this tournament the top 8 players of singles and top 8 pairs in doubles participate in the tournament every year and they are going to be playing in two different groups as well. These are the players involved in ATP World Tour Finals 2014.
- Novak Djokovic
- Stan Wawrinka
- Thomas Berdych
- Martin Cillic
- Milos Raonic
- Kei Nishikori
- Andy Murray
- Roger Federer
- Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
- Jean – Julien Rojer / Horia Tecau
- Lukasz Kubot / Robert Lindstedt
- Alexander Peya / Bruno Soares
- Julien Benneteau / Edouard Roger-Vesselin
- Marcel Granollers / Marc Lopez
- Daniel Nestor / Nenad Zimonjic
- Ivan Dodig / Marcelo Melo
What is the Format of the ATP World Tour Finals 2014?
If you are following ATP World Tour Finals over the years, you probably know that it is unlike any other tennis tournament not a direct knock-out tournament. Over here the players are divided into two groups and there they play against each other twice in a round robin format and out of these two groups, the top two players qualify for the semi finals and then the winners of the two semi finals play in the finals to become the next ATP World Tour Champion.
From where the Fans can get their Tickets for the ATP World Tour Finals 2014?
The fans from outside UK can get their tickets for the tournament from various tour package providers in their respective countries as they offer both individual and package tickets along with the hotel room bookings and even for some London Theater shows as well. So sports will be mixed with entertainment and fun.