ATP Champions Tour

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The ATP Champions Tour is a men's tennis tour intended for former tennis professionals, who have since retired from mainstream professional tennis touring (The ATP). The Tour brings together many of the greatest tennis players in history for nostalgic, competitive and entertaining tournaments in cities around the world.

For a player to be eligible for play on this tour, he must be in the year of his 35th birthday or have been retired from the ATP World Tour for two years or more. Each player must have been either a world #1, a Grand Slam finalist, or a singles player in a winning Davis Cup team. Each event can also invite two players of its choice to take wild cards.

The Tour usually consists of around 10 events around the world, with a year-ending "AEGON Masters Tennis" event held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Events are typically played over four days with eight-man fields competing against each other in a round-robin format, ensuring that all players feature in at least three matches. The players are split into two groups of four. The top player from each group contests the final, while the two players who finish second in each group play off for third and fourth places respectively.

Matches are contested over the best of three sets, with the deciding set taking the form of a Champions tie-break. The Champions tie-break is an expanded version of the conventional professional tennis tie-break, whereby the winner is the first player to reach 10 points and lead by a margin of 2.

Rankings points on the Tour are distributed as follows: Winner: 400 / Runner-up: 300 / 3rd place: 200 / 4th place: 150 / No. 5-6: 80 / No. 7-8: 60 points.

Notable participants, in past and present, are: John McEnroe, Björn Borg, Mats Wilander, Henri Leconte, Pete Sampras, Mansour Bahrami, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker, Jim Courier, Thomas Muster, Marcelo Ríos, Goran Ivanišević, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Patrick Rafter, Ivan Lendl, Carlos Moyá, Jimmy Connors, Tim Henman and Andy Roddick.

Participants[edit]

The following is a list of participants on the ATP Champions Tour

Year-end number 1[edit]

Year Player
1998 United States John McEnroe
1999 United States John McEnroe (2)
2000 United States John McEnroe (3)
2001 United States John McEnroe (4)
2002 Czech Republic Petr Korda
2003 United States John McEnroe (5)
2004 United States Jim Courier
2005 Croatia Goran Ivanišević
2006 Chile Marcelo Ríos
2007 Spain Sergi Bruguera
2008 Croatia Goran Ivanišević (2)
2009 Sweden Thomas Enqvist
2010 Sweden Thomas Enqvist (2)
2011 Spain Carlos Moyá
2012 Spain Carlos Moyá (2)
2013 United States John McEnroe (6)
2014 Croatia Goran Ivanisevic (3)

2000[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Dublin United States John McEnroe France Henri Leconte 6–4, 6–3 Australia Pat Cash
Naples, Florida United States John McEnroe France Henri Leconte 6–0, 0–1 retired None
Doha Sweden Björn Borg Sweden Mats Wilander 3–6, 6–3, [10–8] United States John McEnroe
Majorca Sweden Anders Järryd Sweden Mats Wilander 6–1, 6–1 Australia Pat Cash
Richmond, Virginia United States John McEnroe Ecuador Andrés Gómez 6–1, 6–2 None
Raleigh, North Carolina United States John McEnroe Sweden Mats Wilander 6–1, 6–4 None
New York Sweden Mikael Pernfors France Henri Leconte 6–2, 6–2 None
San Diego, California Australia Pat Cash United States John McEnroe 6–3, 7–5 Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Aland Sweden Björn Borg Sweden Anders Järryd 6–3, 5–7, [11–9] Finland Veli Paloheimo
Chicago,IL United States John McEnroe Sweden Mats Wilander 6–2, 6–4 None
Paris France Guy Forget Australia Pat Cash 7–6,6–2 United States John McEnroe
Palo Alto, California United States John McEnroe Argentina José Luis Clerc 6–2, 6–3 None
Geneva United States John McEnroe France Guy Forget 7–6, 6–2 France Yannick Noah
Singapore United States John McEnroe Iran Mansour Bahrami 6–2, 6–2 None
Hong Kong United States John McEnroe Sweden Mats Wilander 6–1, 6–3 Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Frankfurt United States John McEnroe France Henri Leconte 6–1, 6–3 Sweden Mikael Pernfors
London Australia Pat Cash United States John McEnroe 6–7, 7–5, [14–12] None

2001[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Dublin United States John McEnroe France Guy Forget 7–6(7), 7–6(6) Australia Pat Cash
Naples, Florida Ecuador Andrés Gómez United States John McEnroe 3–6, 6–3, [11–9] None
Newport Beach, California United States John McEnroe Australia Pat Cash 7–6(4), 5–7, [10–7] None
London France Guy Forget Czech Republic Petr Korda 7–5, 6–7(5), [10–7] None

2002[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Majorca France Yannick Noah Sweden Anders Järryd 7–5, 2–6, [10–6] France Henri Leconte
Algarve United States John McEnroe Ecuador Andrés Gómez 6–2, 6–3 Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Graz Germany Boris Becker Czech Republic Petr Korda 6–4, 6–4 None
Paris Switzerland Jakob Hlasek France Yannick Noah 4–6, 6–2, [10–3] None
Eindhoven United States John McEnroe Czech Republic Petr Korda 3–6, 6–3, [10–3] Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Monte Carlo Czech Republic Petr Korda United States John McEnroe 6–4, 6–4 France Yannick Noah
Frankfurt Czech Republic Petr Korda Germany Michael Stich 6–3, 6–4 United States John McEnroe
London Czech Republic Petr Korda Germany Michael Stich 6–1, 6–4 France Henri Leconte

2003[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Brussel United States John McEnroe France Guy Forget 6–2, 6–7(12), [10–6] Belgium Filip Dewulf
Algarve Germany Michael Stich United States John McEnroe 6–4, 6–0 United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Graz Germany Boris Becker Sweden Mats Wilander 7–5. 6–0 Austria Thomas Muster
Paris France Guy Forget France Guillaume Raoux 6–1, 6–2 France Yannick Noah
Eindhoven United States John McEnroe Czech Republic Petr Korda 2–6, 6–3, [10–8] Netherlands Jan Siemerink
Monte Carlo United States John McEnroe Czech Republic Petr Korda 6–2, 6–2 Austria Thomas Muster
London United States John McEnroe France Guy Forget 7–6, 6–2 None

2004[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Rome Austria Thomas Muster Sweden Mats Wilander 6–4, 6–4 Italy Omar Camporese
Algarve United States Jim Courier Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6–2, 6–7(6), [11–9] Spain Emilio Sánchez
Seiersberg Germany Boris Becker Austria Thomas Muster 6–2, 6–4 Spain Sergi Bruguera
Paris Spain Sergi Bruguera United States Jim Courier 6–2, 6–4 Germany Michael Stich
Eindhoven Croatia Goran Ivanišević United States Jim Courier 7–6(4), 7–6(7) Austria Thomas Muster
Brussels United States Jim Courier France Guy Forget 2–6, 7–6(3), [10–5] Netherlands Richard Krajicek
London United States Jim Courier Austria Thomas Muster 7–6(4), 6–4 None

2005[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Frankfurt United States John McEnroe France Cédric Pioline 6–2, 6–4 Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Doha Spain Sergi Bruguera Australia Pat Cash 6–3, 6–1 France Cédric Pioline
Hong Kong Croatia Goran Ivanišević Australia Pat Cash 6–2, 6–4 Austria Thomas Muster
Rome Austria Thomas Muster United States Jim Courier 6–7, 6–1, [10–4] United States John McEnroe
Novi Vinodolski France Cédric Pioline Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6–3, 7–6(4) Austria Thomas Muster
Algarve United States John McEnroe Australia Pat Cash 6–1, 7–5 Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Seiersberg Austria Thomas Muster Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6–4, 3–6, [10–7] Austria Alex Antonitsch
Paris United States Jim Courier France Cédric Pioline 7–6(4), 6–4 Spain Sergi Bruguera
Eindhoven Croatia Goran Ivanišević Netherlands Richard Krajicek 7–6, 7–6 United States John McEnroe
Essen Croatia Goran Ivanišević United States John McEnroe 6–3, 6–4 Sweden Anders Järryd
London Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Jim Courier 6–3, 7–6(2) None

2006[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Doha Chile Marcelo Ríos France Cédric Pioline 6–2, 6–2 Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Hong Kong Chile Marcelo Ríos Austria Thomas Muster 6–3, 6–3 France Cédric Pioline
Barcelona Spain Sergi Bruguera Spain Carlos Costa 6–1, 6–4 Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Rome Italy Renzo Furlan Spain Sergi Bruguera 6–4, 4–6, [13–11] France Cédric Pioline
Algarve Chile Marcelo Ríos United States John McEnroe 6–2, 6–4 Germany Carl-Uwe Steeb
Graz-Seiersberg Chile Marcelo Ríos Austria Thomas Muster 7–6(1), 7–6(5) Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Paris Chile Marcelo Ríos Croatia Goran Ivanišević 7–5, 6–3 France Cédric Pioline
Eindhoven Chile Marcelo Ríos South Africa Wayne Ferreira 6–3,6–1 Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Frankfurt Croatia Goran Ivanišević United States John McEnroe 7–6(12), 7–6(1) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
London Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Croatia Goran Ivanišević 7–6(4), 5–7, [10–7] None

2007[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Belfast Sweden Anders Järryd France Henri Leconte 6–4, 6–2
Barcelona Spain Sergi Bruguera Spain Jordi Arrese 4–6, 6–1, [10–2] France Cédric Pioline
Rome Spain Sergi Bruguera South Africa Wayne Ferreira 6–3, 6–4 France Henri Leconte
Hamburg Spain Sergi Bruguera Austria Thomas Muster 6–1, 6–4 Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Algarve Spain Sergi Bruguera Brazil Fernando Meligeni 6–1, 6–4 France Cédric Pioline
Graz Germany Michael Stich France Cédric Pioline 6–2, 4–6, [10–7] Austria Thomas Muster
Paris Spain Sergi Bruguera France Guy Forget 6–4, 6–3 France Cédric Pioline
Eindhoven Spain Sergi Bruguera Netherlands Paul Haarhuis 7–6(6), 6–3 United States John McEnroe
Liege Sweden Magnus Gustafsson France Henri Leconte 6–4, 6–4 Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Frankfurt Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Anders Järryd 7–6(6), 6–7(14), [10–8] Germany Michael Stich
São Paulo Spain Sergi Bruguera Brazil Fernando Meligeni 7–6(3), 6–4 Sweden Mats Wilander
London Netherlands Paul Haarhuis France Guy Forget 6–1, 6–7, [10–4] None

2008[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Belfast Sweden Anders Järryd Sweden Mikael Pernfors 6–3, 7–6 None
Barcelona Chile Marcelo Ríos Germany Michael Stich 6–3, 6–3 France Cédric Pioline
Rome * Austria Thomas Muster France Henri Leconte 6–3, 6–3 None
Hamburg Germany Michael Stich Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner 6–2, 7–6(4) Australia Pat Cash
São Paulo United States Pete Sampras Chile Marcelo Ríos 6–2, 7–6(5) Brazil Jaime Oncins
Istanbul Croatia Goran Ivanišević Brazil Fernando Meligeni 6–4, 6–4 France Cédric Pioline
Graz Australia Patrick Rafter Germany Michael Stich 6–3, 7–6(4) France Henri Leconte
Algarve Chile Marcelo Ríos Croatia Goran Ivanišević 6–4 ret. Spain Sergi Bruguera
Paris Sweden Stefan Edberg Spain Sergi Bruguera 3–6, 7–5, [10–5] France Cédric Pioline
Luxembourg United States John McEnroe France Henri Leconte 6–1, 6–4 Luxembourg Johnny Goudenbour
Eindhoven Netherlands Richard Krajicek Croatia Goran Ivanišević 7–6(5), 6–4 Spain Sergi Bruguera
Budapest Croatia Goran Ivanišević France Henri Leconte 7–6(0), 6–3 United States John McEnroe
London France Cédric Pioline United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6–7(4), 7–6(3), [11–9] None
  • Only 4 participants

2009[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Barcelona Spain Félix Mantilla Spain Albert Costa 6–4, 6–1 Sweden Magnus Gustafsson
São Paulo Sweden Thomas Enqvist Brazil Fernando Meligeni 7–6(3), 6–3 France Henri Leconte
Algarve United Kingdom Greg Rusedski Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–3, 6–4 Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Paris Sweden Thomas Enqvist United States Michael Chang 6–4, 7–6(5) Sweden Stefan Edberg
Chengdu Sweden Thomas Enqvist Croatia Goran Ivanišević 7–5, 6–2 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
London Australia Patrick Rafter Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–7(5), 6–4, [11–9] None

2010[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Australia Patrick Rafter United States John McEnroe 7–6(4), 7–6(1) Sweden Mats Wilander
Zürich Sweden Stefan Edberg Croatia Goran Ivanišević 3–6, 6–3, [12–10] Netherlands Richard Krajicek
Bogotá Sweden Thomas Enqvist South Africa Wayne Ferreira 7–6(4), 6–4 Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Barcelona Croatia Goran Ivanišević Sweden Thomas Enqvist 6–4, 6–4 Spain Juan Balcells
São Paulo Sweden Thomas Enqvist France Guy Forget 3–6, 6–4, [10–3] Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Algarve Sweden Thomas Enqvist Austria Thomas Muster 6–4, 6–4 Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Knokke Croatia Goran Ivanišević Australia Pat Cash 3–6, 6–3, [10–4] France Guy Forget
Paris United States John McEnroe France Guy Forget 7–5, 6–4 None
Chengdu United Kingdom Greg Rusedski United States Pete Sampras 6–4, 6–2 Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Sydney Australia Patrick Rafter United States John McEnroe 6–2, 6–2 Sweden Thomas Enqvist
London Croatia Goran Ivanišević United States Todd Martin 6–2, 6–4 None

2011[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Australia Mark Philippoussis United States Aaron Krickstein 6–3, 6–2 None
Zurich Australia Mark Philippoussis United Kingdom Tim Henman 6-3, 7-6(3) Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Bogotá Australia Mark Philippoussis Spain Carlos Moyá 7-5, 6-7(3), [10-4] Austria Thomas Muster
São Paulo Spain Carlos Moyá Sweden Thomas Enqvist 7-6(0), 6-3 Brazil Flávio Saretta
Knokke-Heist Spain Carlos Moyá Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6-3, 6-2 France Guy Forget
Chengdu Spain Carlos Moyá Morocco Younes El Aynaoui 6-2, 7-6(6) United States Pete Sampras
Santiago Spain Carlos Moyá Argentina Mariano Zabaleta 6–3, 6–4 Chile Marcelo Ríos
London United Kingdom Tim Henman Sweden Thomas Enqvist 6–3, 7–6(2) None

2012[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Spain Carlos Moyá United States Ivan Lendl 6–4, 6–4 United States Michael Chang
Stockholm United States John McEnroe Sweden Magnus Larsson 6–3, 3–6, [10–7] Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Zurich Spain Carlos Moyá Sweden Stefan Edberg 3–6, 7–5, [10–8] Australia Mark Philippoussis
Medellín Spain Carlos Moyá United Kingdom Greg Rusedski 6–4, 6–4 France Fabrice Santoro
São Paulo France Fabrice Santoro Australia Mark Philippoussis 6–3, 6–4 Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Knokke-Heist Croatia Goran Ivanišević Sweden Thomas Enqvist 7–6(7–3), 2–6, [10–6] None
London France Fabrice Santoro United Kingdom Tim Henman 7–5, 6–3 None
Rio de Janeiro Sweden Thomas Enqvist France Fabrice Santoro 6–3, 4–6, [10–7] Brazil Marcos Daniel

2013[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Spain Carlos Moyá United States John McEnroe 6–4, 6–2 United States Aaron Krickstein
Stockholm Sweden Stefan Edberg United States John McEnroe 6–4, 6–3 Sweden Magnus Larsson
Edinburgh Sweden Thomas Enqvist Australia Mark Philippoussis 4–6, 7–5, [10–8] None
Knokke-Heist Croatia Goran Ivanisevic France Guy Forget 6–3, 3–6, [10–4] None
London Australia Patrick Rafter United Kingdom Tim Henman 6–3, 6–1 None

2014[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Team USA
United States Jan-Michael Gambill
United States Aaron Krickstein
United States Andy Roddick
Team International
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Sweden Mats Wilander
8–1 (9 ties played) None
Stockholm Sweden Thomas Enqvist Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–2, 6–3 Spain Carlos Moya
Knokke-Heist Belgium Xavier Malisse France Fabrice Santoro 6–2, 6–3 None
Genoa / Milan * Croatia Goran Ivanisevic United States Ivan Lendl 6–4, 6–4 United States John McEnroe
London Chile Fernando González United States Andy Roddick 6–4, 2–6, [10–4] None
  • Only 4 participants.

2015[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Team International
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Australia Mark Philippoussis
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
Team USA
United States James Blake
United States Brad Gilbert
United States Justin Gimelstob
6–3 (9 ties played) None
Knokke-Heist Belgium Xavier Malisse United States Pete Sampras 6–7(5–7), 7–5, [13–11] Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Majorca Spain Àlex Corretja Sweden Thomas Enqvist 3–6, 6–4, [10–7] United Kingdom Tim Henman
Seoul Chile Fernando González United States Michael Chang 7–6(7–4), 6–2 Russia Marat Safin
Monterrey United States Pete Sampras United States John McEnroe 6–3, 7–6(7–2) Sweden Thomas Enqvist
Verona / Modena United States John McEnroe Spain Sergi Bruguera 6–4, 6–3 Sweden Mats Wilander
London Chile Fernando González United Kingdom Tim Henman 1–6, 7–6, [10–6] None

2016[edit]

Tournament Winner Runner-up Score Third Place
Delray Beach Team USA
United States James Blake
United States Mardy Fish
United States Aaron Krickstein
Team International
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
France Sébastien Grosjean
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–3 (9 ties played) None
Stockholm United States John McEnroe Austria Thomas Muster 6–2, 6–2 Sweden Mats Wilander
Majorca Spain Carlos Moyá United Kingdom Tim Henman 6–4, 7–5 Spain Àlex Corretja
Monterrey United States James Blake Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero 3–6, 6–3, [10–2] Spain Carlos Moyá
Mexico City Spain Juan Carlos Ferrero United States Andy Roddick 7–5, 6–1 None
Seoul Russia Marat Safin United States John McEnroe 7–5, 7–5 United States Pete Sampras
Bari Sweden Thomas Enqvist United States John McEnroe 6–2, 7–6 France Henri Leconte
London France Fabrice Santoro Belgium Xavier Malisse 6–4, 2–6, [10–6] None

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