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London [UK], Sept 14 (ANI): Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have dedicated to play within the new ATP Cup in Australia, which is slated to start in January subsequent 12 months, organisers confirmed on Saturday.
Twenty-seven out of high 30 gamers have dedicated themselves to play within the match. Andy Murray will even participate within the occasion after coming back from hip surgical procedure.
“We’re delighted to see such a star-studded participant area lining up for the inaugural ATP Cup. Our perception was that week one within the calendar, along with Tennis Australia, would work finest for participant schedule, and at present’s announcement is a affirmation of that,” ATP Government Chairman Chris Kermode stated in an official assertion.
“Having the highest gamers competing on this new world occasion is crucial, and the ATP Cup appears set to kick off the ATP Tour season in a giant manner in 2020,” he added.
The ATP has additionally introduced the highest 18 nations within the ATP Cup standings.
“That is an extremely thrilling time for tennis followers. We’re thrilled with the superb assist the ATP Cup has attracted from the gamers. This occasion will globally launch the tennis season in a fashion that may enthral followers and entice the subsequent technology to our sport. January cannot come fast sufficient,” Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley stated.
The highest two gamers for every nation are dedicated to play within the match, topic to alter based mostly on the ATP Rankings on the second entry deadline on November 13, when remaining group members (as much as an extra three gamers) will acquire acceptance.
On that date, an extra 5 nations will qualify to compete on the 24-country ATP Cup based mostly on the rating of their primary singles participant.
Within the occasion, greater than 100 gamers from 24 nations will compete for USD $15 million in prize cash and 750 ATP Rating factors. (ANI)

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