The ATP Cup was a men’s international team tournament that was held in Sydney, Australia, and formed part of the run up to the Australian Open at the end of January.
The tournament was run by Tennis Australia in partnership with the ATP for three years from 2020-2022, before being replaced by a combined ATP/WTA event called the United Cup for the 2023 tennis season.
What Teams took part in the 2022 tournament?
Qualification for the 2022 tournament was based on the ATP ranking of a country’s highest ranked player, with Australia as the host country receiving a wildcard to play in the tournament.
Below is a list of all the countries that qualified to play in the 2022 tournament.
|Number||Country||Top Ranked Player||Ranking|
|9||Great Britain||Cameron Norrie||12|
|13||Spain||Roberto Bautista Agut||19|
|16||Australia||Alex de Minaur||34|
*Austria was replaced by France in Group B following the withdrawal of Dominic Thiem and Dennis Novak.
What was the Format for 2022?
The sixteen countries that qualified in 2022 were split into four groups of four with the winners of each group qualifying for the semi-finals.
The winners of the two semi-finals then faced each other in the 2022 Final.
Each tie comprised two singles matches and one doubles match with the singles matches being best of 3 sets and the doubles match featuring No Advantage scoring and a Championship Tie break instead of a full third set.
When was the Draw for the 2022 Tournament held?
The draw for the 2022 tournament was made in early December 2021.
What players played in the 2022 tournament?
A number of top players played in the 2022 tournament including Daniil Medvedev, Matteo Berrettini, and Alexander Zverev.
- Serbia (Dusan Lajovic, Filip Krajinovic, Nikola Cacic, Matej Sabanov and Ivan Sabanov(Captain))
- Norway (Casper Ruud, Viktor Durasovic, Lukas Hellum-Lilleengen, Leyton Rivera, Andreja Petrovic and Christian Ruud(Captain))
- Chile (Cristian Garin, Alejandro Tabilo, Tomas Barrios Vera and Jorge Aguilar(Captain))
- Spain (Roberto Bautista Agut, Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, Pedro Martinez and Daniel Gimeno-Traver(Captain))
- Russia (Daniil Medvedev, Roman Safiullin, Evgeny Karlovskiy and Gilles Cervara(Captain))
- Italy (Matteo Berrettini, Jannik Sinner, Lorenzo Sonego, Simone Bolelli, Fabio Fognini and Vincenzo Santopadre(Captain))
- France (Ugo Humbert, Arthur Rinderknech, Edouard Roger-Vasselin, Fabrice Martin and Nicolas Copin(Captain))
- Australia (Alex de Minaur, James Duckworth, Max Purcell, John Peers, Luke Saville, and Lleyton Hewitt(Captain))
- Germany (Alexander Zverev, Jan-Lennard Struff, Yannick Hanfmann, Kevin Krawietz, Tim Puetz and Michael Kohlmann(Captain))
- Canada (Felix Auger-Aliassime (Captain), Denis Shapovalov, Brayden Schnur, and Steven Diez)
- Great Britain (Cameron Norrie, Daniel Evans, Liam Broady (Captain), Joe Salisbury, and Jamie Murray.
- USA (Taylor Fritz, John Isner, Brandon Nakashima, Rajeev Ram and Michael Russell (Captain))
- Greece (Stefanos Tsitsipas, Michail Pervolarakis, Petros Tsitsipas, Markos Kalovelonis, Aristotelis Thanos, and Apostolos Tsitsipas(Captain))
- Poland (Hubert Hurkacz, Kamil Majchrzak, Kacper Zuk, Jan Zielinski, Szymon Walkow and Marcin Matkowski(Captain))
- Argentina (Diego Schwartzman, Federico Delbonis, Federico Coria, Maximo Gonzalez, Andres Molteni and Alejandro Fabbri(Captain))
- Georgia (Nikoloz Basilashvili, Aleksandre Metreveli, Aleksandre Bakshi, Zura Tkemaladze, Saba Purtseladze, and David Kvernadze(Captain))
What was the Schedule for the 2022 Tournament?
Below was the schedule for the 2022 tournament in Melbourne with the group stage being played between the 1st and 6th of January followed by the 2 semi-finals on the 7th of January and the Final on the 7th of January 2022.
|Date||Session||Ken Rosewall Arena||Qudos Bank Arena|
|1 Jan 2022||Day||Chile vs Spain||Argentina vs Georgia|
|1 Jan 2022||Night||Serbia vs Norway||Greece vs Poland|
|2 Jan 2022||Day||Russia vs France||Canada vs the USA|
|2 Jan 2022||Night||Italy vs Australia||Germany vs Great Britain|
|3 Jan 2022||Day||Poland vs Georgia||Norway vs Spain|
|3 Jan 2022||Night||Greece vs Argentina||Serbia vs Chile|
|4 Jan 2022||Day||Germany vs the USA||Italy vs France|
|4 Jan 2022||Night||Canada vs Great Britain||Russia vs Australia|
|5 Jan 2022||Day||Norway vs Chile||Poland vs Argentina|
|5 Jan 2022||Night||Serbia vs Spain||Greece vs Georgia|
|6 Jan 2022||Day||Russia vs Italy||Great Britain vs the USA|
|6 Jan 2022||Night||France vs Australia||Germany vs Canada|
|7 Jan 2022||Night||Winner Group A vs. Winner Group D|
|8 Jan 2022||Day||Winner Group B vs. Winner Group C|
|9 Jan 2022||Night||Winner Semi-Final 1 vs. Winner Semi-Final 2|
Did Roger Federer ever play in the ATP Cup?
Roger Federer did not play in the 2020, 2021, or 2022 tournaments as he was injured for much of this period.
Did Rafael Nadal play in the 2022 tournament?
According to TennisHead magazine, Rafael Nadal was not able to play in the 2022 Tournament because he wanted to be fully fit for the 2022 Australian Open.
However, you were able to watch his Spanish teammates play in 2022 as Spain qualified thanks to the ranking of Roberto Bautista Agut.
Who won the ATP Cup in 2022?
The 2022 tournament was won by Canada who beat Spain 2-0 in the 2022 final.
For more information on the 2022 tournament, check out our page on the 2022 ATP Cup Group Standings and Results.
Who won the ATP Cup in 2021?
The 2021 tournament was won by Russia who beat Italy 2-0 in the 2021 final.
Who won the ATP Cup in 2020?
The 2020 tournament was won by Serbia who beat Spain 2-1 in the 2020 final.