Tennis: le nouveau circuit 2019.

Des précisions de l’ATP sur le nouveau circuit 2019.

Les questions fréquentes

2019 ATP Rankings Changes – Frequently Asked Questions

• Starting in 2019, there will be changes in the ATP points awarded at all levels of tournaments.

• The new ATP Ranking looks to increase the value of ATP points and being an ATP ranked professional tennis player.

• The ATP Challenger Tour will be positioned as the entry point into men’s professional tennis.

• This new system looks to improve the player pathway to professional tennis and further protect the integrity of the sport.

• In 2020, only Grand Slams, ATP World Tour and ATP Challenger Tour will offer ATP points and count for ATP rankings.

RANKINGS

1. When will the new ATP Rankings start?

The new ATP Rankings officially start the first week of the 2019 season. For entry purposes, all 2019 tournaments will use the 2019 new rankings. The first entry deadline using the new rankings will be November 19, 2018. All ATP points earned in 2018 will be converted to the new 2019 points table on Monday, December 31, 2018.

2. Will there be ATP points at ITF tournaments?

In 2019, a reduced number of ATP points will be given only to the Semifinalists, Finalists, and Winners at 25,000+H ITF tournaments. At the 25,000 ITF tournaments, points will be awarded to Finalists and Winners. All rounds of ITF Transition Tour Events will offer ITF Transition Tour Points.

TABLE 1. Current ATP Points at ITF Futures – 2018

W

F

SF

QF

R16

ITF Futures 25,000+H

35

20

10

4

1

ITF Futures 25,000

27

15

8

3

1

ITF Futures 15,000+H

27

15

8

3

1

ITF Futures 15,000

18

10

6

2

1

TABLE 2. NEW ATP Points at ITF Transition Tour – 2019

All rounds will offer ITF Transition Tour points.

W

F

SF

QF

R16

ITF Futures 25,000+H

5

3

1

ITF Futures 25,000

3

1

ITF Futures 15,000+H

ITF Futures 15,000

***There will be no ATP points awarded at any ITF events in 2020.

ATTENTION PLAYERS WITH ATP POINTS EARNED AT ITF FUTURES IN THEIR CURRENT RANKING BREAKDOWN

With limited points (see Table 2) at the ITF level tournaments in 2019, players should adjust and plan their 2018 tournament schedule accordingly. Most of the ATP points earned at ITF Futures in 2018 will drop and will be converted to ITF points for all entries in 2019.

3. What happens to ATP points from ITF tournaments earned in 2018?
All ATP points from ITF Futures will drop off from the ATP Rankings on Monday, December 31, 2018, except from the rounds that keep ATP points (Table 2). ITF tournaments in 2018 will also award ITF Transition Tour points that will be used for ITF Transition Tour Ranking (See Question 9).

4. How many players will be ranked with the new ranking system?
According to our research, approximately 750 singles and 750 doubles players will have an ATP Ranking with the new ranking system.

January – March 2019 Ranked Players Update
Using the new ranking system and only counting tournaments played in 2018, 405 players have an ATP ranking compared to 1,020 with the current ranking through March. Here is the monthly progression:

Date

No. of ATP Ranked Players 

with 2018 Ranking

No. of ATP Ranked Players

applying 2019 Ranking

Jan. 15

462

252

Feb. 1

589

283

Mar. 1

824

374

Apr. 1

1020

405

ENTRIES

5. How will players know what their ATP ranking is to sign up for 2019 tournaments?

The new rankings (shadow rankings) and 2019 ranking table will be published on the ATP PlayerZone from July 2018. The shadow ranking will be published every week, so players can see their new ranking and plan their schedule accordingly. The shadow ranking will be the 52-week rolling ranking. This ranking will use the 2019 points table for all 2018 results.

6. When will the new ATP ranking be in effect for entries?

The 2019 season will be using the new rankings. With the first tournament of 2019 starting on December 31, 2018, the first entry deadline for ATP World Tour tournaments using the new rankings will be November 19, 2018.

7. Will ATP Rankings continue to be used for entry at all professional tournaments?

Yes, ATP Rankings will be used for entry at Grand Slams and ATP World Tour tournaments and any other ATP designated events. At Challengers, both the ATP Rankings and the ITF Transition Tour Rankings will be used for entries.

8. How will players get entry into Challenger tournaments?

The ATP Rankings will be used to determine the acceptance list. There will also be a reserved number of spots allocated solely for players with ITF Transition Tour Rankings.

9. How will the ITF Transition Tour Ranking work?

The ITF will create and manage a newly created ITF Transition Tour Ranking. Details about the ITF Transition Tour Rankings can be found at http://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/about-pro-circuit/transition-tour-faqs.aspx#Play1.

10. How will players get entry into ITF Transition Tour events?

ATP Rankings and ITF Transition Tour Rankings will be used to prioritize entries at the ITF Transition Tour tournaments. More details are on the ITF website: http://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/about-pro-circuit/transition-tour-faqs.aspx#Play1.

11. Will the new ATP Rankings affect the other rankings as well (Doubles, Race to London, Race to Milan, Team Race)?

Yes, all ATP Rankings will be using the new points and ranking system in 2019.

12. What will happen to my PlayerZone access if I no longer have ATP points?

PlayerZone access will not be revoked for players that lose their ATP Ranking in 2019. However, players must have ITF Transition Tour points to be eligible for PlayerZone access. Any player entering a Challenger must have an active ATP PlayerZone account.

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