Serbian player Novak Djokovic and Spanish player Rafael Nadal will compete in the 12- team competition against the countries like Austria, Russia, Greece, Germany, Argentina, Italy, Japan, France, Canada and Australia said an ATP media.
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According to the ATP rank of the top ranked single player in each country is the qualification of the tournament. Australia qualifies based on the goodness of the host Wildcard.
Tom Larner, the ATP Cup tournament director said that, “Along with the inaugural ATP Cup we introduce the global tennis season last year. Because of the victory in both players and fans we are happy to have this second match in 2021 Melbourne”.
He added “Players are interested to come forward and again they want to represent their country. In the field the Serbian defending champion and the finalist Spain is strong. In this match we can find the passion of the players and we expect some extraordinary skills in tennis”.
In the ATP Cup 2021 they took the Top 15 players from the ATP rankings and per country the team will have four players.
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On January 20 the draw for the ATP will took place and the 12 teams was separated into four groups with three members for the group stage round-robin play. The winning four groups will be sent to the semifinals of the match.
In 2020 we played the inaugural ATP Cup in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. During the clash between Novak and Rafael, Serbian Novak captured the title by defeating the Spain for 2-1. This year the major tennis events will be conducted in Melbourne because of the COVID-19 disease.