ATP Cup in Sydney: Sources, Programs, Italy Rivals and Where to See It

The 1st will start at midnight with Chile-Spain and Argentina-Georgia. Azzurri is the hero of the match against Australia in Italy at 8.30 am on Sunday. Semi-finals on January 6 and 7, finals on January 9

The new tennis season has begun and the racket giants are ready to return to the court after an intense week dedicated to preparation. It starts on the first day of the year with the ATP Cup, a team competition played at the Rosewall Arena in Sydney and Kudos Bank Arena. Russia defending the title will be fresh from the success of the Davis Cup, but it will have to do without two pillars: Aslan Karatsev and Andrei Rublev, positive results in Kovid-19.

The teams

Group A includes Serbia, Norway, Chile and Spain, while Group B includes hosts Australia, Russia and France, along with Italy. Group C sees the presence of Germany, Canada, Great Britain and the United States. Finally, in Group D we got Stefanos Stistipus’ Greece, Poland, Argentina and Georgia.


Saturday, January 1 from midnight

Not before Chile-Spain (Group A), Argentina-Georgia (Group D) 7.30 Serbia-Norway (Group A), Greece-Poland (Group D).

From midnight on Sunday 2 January:

Russia-France (Group B), Canada-United States (Group C). 7.30 am Italy-Australia (Group B), Germany-Great Britain (Group C).

Monday, January 3 from midnight

Poland-Georgia (Group D), Norway-Spain (Group A). 7.30 to Greece-Argentina (Group D), Serbia-Chile (Group A).

Tuesday, January 4th from midnight

Germany-United States (Group C), Italy-France (Group B), Canada-Great Britain (Group C) from 7.30, Russia-Australia (Group B).

Wednesday, January 5 from midnight

Norway-Chile (Group A), Poland-Argentina (Group D). 7.30 Serbia from Spain (Group A), Greece-Georgia (Group D).

Thursday, January 8 from midnight

Russia-Italy (Group B), Great Britain-United States (Group C). 7.30 to France-Australia (Group B), Germany-Canada (Group C).

The two semifinals are scheduled for Friday 7 and Saturday 8 January, 7:30 and 03:00 Italian time, respectively, where the final will be held on Sunday 9 at 7:30.

The way to Italy

Our colors will be represented by Vincenzo Santopadre, Matteo Beretini, Janic Cinar, Lorenzo Sonego, Fabio Fagnini and Simone Bolelli. The Azzurri will begin their campaign against Australia in Italy on Sunday 2 January from 7.30am in De Minaur, Duckworth, Parcel, Pierce and Seville. On January 4 it will be a head-to-head turn with France, on stage after our midnight. Transalpini who will rely on Hugo Humbert, Arthur Rinderconch, Edward Roger-Vaseline and Fabrice Martin. The last match of the group stage will be on Thursday, January 6, again after midnight. At the other end of the net, Italy will find Russia’s defending champions Daniel Medvedev, Roman Safiulin and Evgeny Karlovsky.

The formula

There are 16 national teams who will participate in the group stage of the ATP Cup divided into 4 groups from 4 countries. Each team will have a maximum of five players, including two singles and a doubles match, to be played in both the group and elimination stages. All the matches will be the best of the three sets. The four teams that finish first in their group advance to the singles elimination semifinals. The two winning teams will then face each other in the final. The total prize pool is 14 million and the winning national team will be awarded a maximum of 750 ATP points in singles and 250 doubles.

How to follow him on TV

The ATP Cup will be broadcast without encryption by Supertanis, with all Italian matches exclusively on its own channel. Sky Sport will offer simulcast coverage of the event via Uno (201) and Sky Sport Tennis (205). It will also be possible to follow the event by connecting to the Super Tennis TV website or Sky Go.

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