What is the ATP Cup?
The ATP Cup is a men’s international team tournament that is held in Sydney, Australia and forms part of the run up to the Australian Open at the end of January.
The tournament is run by Tennis Australia in partnership with the ATP.
The 2022 ATP Cup will be the third edition of the competition and will see 16 countries from all around the world compete to win the title of ATP Cup Champions for 2022.
Table of Contents
- What is the ATP Cup?
- When will the 2022 ATP Cup take place?
- What Teams will take part in the 2022 ATP Cup?
- What is the Format of the 2022 ATP Cup?
- When will the Draw for the 2022 ATP Cup take place?
- 2022 ATP Cup Groups and Players
- 2022 ATP Cup Schedule
- How do you get Tickets to the 2022 ATP Cup?
- Will Roger Federer be playing at the 2022 ATP Cup?
- Will Rafael Nadal be playing at the 2022 ATP Cup?
- Will Novak Djokovic be playing at the 2022 ATP Cup
- Who won the ATP Cup in 2022?
- Who won the ATP Cup in 2021?
- Who won the ATP Cup in 2020?
When will the 2022 ATP Cup take place?
The 2022 ATP Cup will run from Saturday 1 January to Sunday 9 January 2022 with matches being played at the Ken Rosewall Arena and the Sydney Super Dome in Sydney, Australia.
What Teams will take part in the 2022 ATP Cup?
Qualification for the 2022 ATP Cup was based on the ATP ranking of a country’s highest ranked player on the 29th of November 2021.
If Australia does not qualify on their own merits, then they are provided with a wildcard to play as they are the host country.
Below is a list of the countries that qualified to play in the 2022 tournament. Australia as hosts received a wildcard to play in the tournament.
|Number||Country||Top Ranked Player||ATP 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 is the Format of the 2022 ATP Cup?
The sixteen countries will be split into 4 groups of 4 with the winners of each group qualifying for the semi finals of the ATP Cup.
The winners of each semi final will face each other in the 2022 ATP Final.
Each tie will comprise of two singles and one doubles match with the Singles matches being best of 3 sets whereas doubles will feature No Advantage scoring and a Championship Tie break instead of a full third set.
When will the Draw for the 2022 ATP Cup take place?
The Draw for the 2022 ATP Cup Group Stages was announced on the 7th of December 2021.
You can rewatch the official 2022 ATP Cup draw in the video below.
2022 ATP Cup Groups and Players
- 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))
2022 ATP Cup Schedule
Below is the proposed schedule for the 2022 ATP Cup 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 ATP Cup 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|
How do you get Tickets to the 2022 ATP Cup?
Tickets for the 2022 ATP Cup are now available from the official ATP Cup website.
Will Roger Federer be playing at the 2022 ATP Cup?
Roger Federer is currently injured so has pulled out of the 2022 ATP Cup and isn’t expected to come back to the tour until mid-2022.
If Federer wasn’t injured, his ATP ranking would have allowed Switzerland to compete but because he and Stan Wawrinka are currently out injured, Switzerland did not qualify as the third highest ranked swiss player was not ranked high enough in the ATP ranking.
Will Rafael Nadal be playing at the 2022 ATP Cup?
According to TennisHead magazine, Rafael Nadal will not play in the 2022 ATP Cup in order to be fully fit for the 2022 Australian Open.
However, you will be able to watch his Spanish teammates play as Spain qualified thanks to the ATP ranking of Roberto Bautista Agut.
Will Novak Djokovic be playing at the 2022 ATP Cup
According to the BBC, world No.1 Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the ATP Cup but Serbia still qualifies due to the ranking of their number 2 player Dusan Lajovic.
Who won the ATP Cup in 2022?
The 2022 ATP Cup 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 ATP Cup was won by Russia who beat Italy 2-0 in the 2021 final.
Who won the ATP Cup in 2020?
The 2020 ATP Cup was won by Serbia who beat Spain 2-1 in the 2020 final.