Masters Series Tennis

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Tennis Masters is the name of the tennis tournaments included in the Tennis Masters Series. Tennis Masters is also known as the ATP Masters Series. Nine most prestigious tennis tournaments,…


Masters Series Tennis

Tennis Masters is the name of the tennis tournaments included in the Tennis Masters Series. Tennis Masters is also known as the ATP Masters Series. Nine most prestigious tennis tournaments,

apart from the Grand Slams, are categorized by this name. Tennis Masters are a part of the Association of Tennis Professionals or the ATP Tour. These tournaments are held at different venues in North America and Europe.

Tennis Masters are considered to be among the top tournaments in a calendar year. The top ranking players participate in the Tennis Masters. The series was initially known as the Mercedes-Benz Super 9 series. Later the tournaments were named as the Tennis Masters Series. At present, the tournaments are reckoned as the ATP Masters Series. The tournaments included in the schedule of the Tennis Masters are:

  • Pacific Life Open or Indian Wells Masters
  • Sony Ericsson Open or Miami Masters
  • Masters Series Monte Carlo or Monte Carlo Masters
  • Internazionali BNL d’Italia or Rome Masters
  • Masters Series Hamburg or Hamburg Masters
  • Rogers Cup or Canada Masters
  • Western and Southern Financial Group Masters or Cincinnati Masters
  • Mutua Madrilena Masters Madrid or Madrid Masters
  • BNP Paribas Masters or Paris Masters.

Players are awarded points on the basis of their performance in these tournaments. At the end of year, Tennis Masters Cup is held among the top players on the world rankings.

ATP Masters Tennis Tournament Stadium Venue

Master Tournament Current Venue Location Country Began year Court surface Capacity
Indian Wells Masters Indian Wells Tennis Garden Indian Wells, California United States 1987 Hard 16100
Miami Masters Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Florida United States 1985 Hard 13300
Monte-Carlo Masters Monte Carlo Country Club Roquebrune-Cap-Martin France 1897 Clay 10000
Madrid Masters Park Manzanares Madrid Spain 2002 Clay 12500
Rome Masters Foro Italico Rome Italy 1930 Clay 10400
Canada Masters Stade Uniprix/Rexall Centre Montreal / Toronto Canada 1881 Hard 12500
Cincinnati Masters Lindner Family Tennis Center Mason, Ohio United States 1899 Hard 11600
Shanghai Masters Qi Zhong Stadium Shanghai China 2009 Hard 15000
Paris Masters Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy Paris France 1968 Hard 14000

 

Previous ATP Masters Tennis Tournament Results

Year Indian Wells Miami Mt. Carlo Rome Hamburg Canada(Toronto) Cincinnati Madrid Paris
2012 Federer (19/21) Djokovic (11/13) Nadal (20/21) Federer (20/21) Nadal (21/21) Djokovic (12/13) Federer (21/21) Djokovic (13/13) Ferrer (1/1)
2011 Djokovic (6/13) Djokovic (7/13) Nadal (19/21) Djokovic (8/13) Djokovic (9/13) Djokovic (10/13) Murray (7/8) Murray (8/8) Federer (18/21)
2010 Ljubičić (1/1) Roddick (5/5) Nadal (16/21) Nadal (17/21) Nadal (18/21) Murray (5/8) Federer (17/21) Murray (6/8) Söderling (1/1)
2009 Nadal (13/21) Murray (3/8) Nadal (14/21) Nadal (15/21) Federer (15/21) Murray (4/8) Federer (16/21) Davydenko (3/3) Djokovic (5/13)
2008 Djokovic (3/13) Davydenko (2/3) Nadal (10/21) Djokovic (4/13) Nadal (11/21) Nadal (12/21) Murray (1/8) Murray (2/8) Tsonga (1/1)
2007 Nadal (7/21) Djokovic (1/13) Nadal (8/21) Nadal (9/21) Federer (13/21) Djokovic (2/13) Federer (14/21) Nalbandian (1/2) Nalbandian (2/2)
2006 Federer (9/21) Federer (10/21) Nadal (5/21) Nadal (6/21) Robredo (1/1) Federer (11/21) Roddick (4/5) Federer (12/21) Davydenko (1/3)
2005 Federer (5/21) Federer (6/21) Nadal (1/21) Nadal (2/21) Federer (7/21) Nadal (3/21) Federer (8/21) Nadal (4/21) Berdych (1/1)
2004 Federer (2/21) Roddick (3/5) Coria (2/2) Moyà (3/3) Federer (3/21) Federer (4/21) Agassi (17/17) Safin (4/5) Safin (5/5)
2003 Hewitt (2/2) Agassi (16/17) Ferrero (3/4) Mantilla (1/1) Coria (1/2) Roddick (1/5) Roddick (2/5) Ferrero (4/4) Henman (1/1)
2002 Hewitt (1/2) Agassi (13/17) Ferrero (2/4) Agassi (14/17) Federer (1/21) Cañas (1/1) Moyà (2/3) Agassi (15/17) Safin (3/5)
2001 Agassi (11/17) Agassi (12/17) Kuerten (4/5) Ferrero (1/4) Portas (1/1) Pavel (1/1) Kuerten (5/5) Haas (1/1) Grosjean (1/1)
2000 Corretja (2/2) Sampras (11/11) Pioline (1/1) Norman (1/1) Kuerten (3/5) Safin (1/5) Enqvist (3/3) Ferreira (2/2) Safin (2/5)

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