ATP Cup 2021 Live Streaming + TV Channel, Live Telecast, Broadcasting Rights
Sky bags exclusive rights in Germany of the 2021 ATP Cup, along with the non-exclusive rights in Austria and Switzerland. Free-to-air commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired free-to-air rights in Germany to the event. The world’s leading broadcasters have bought rights for the event, with live coverage being shown via free-to-air TV, pay TV, online and via OTT products. The likes of ESPN (Latin America), Eurosport (Scandinavia), Tennis Channel (United States), TSN (Canada), BeIN (France and MENA), TV Asahi (Japan), Sky Deutschland (Germany), and Servus TV (Austria) are among the broadcasters to have secured the rights for the ATP Cup 2021.
Pay TV provider Sky Deutschland has acquired exclusive rights to the new ATP Cup tennis competition in Germany. The deal marks the expansion of an existing partnership with ATP and ATP Media and includes exclusive live broadcasting rights in Germany, as well as rights for Austria and Switzerland. The ATP Cup will be part of the Sky Sport package, sitting alongside other ATP Tour tournaments. All game sin solving German participation will be shown live with German commentary, and Sky will show selected games on free-to-air TV via its Sky Sport news HD channel, along with comprehensive highlights.
The host broadcast of the ATP Cup will be produced by Tennis Australia, with domestic rights held by Channel Nine in Australia, while the international broadcast sales and distribution are handled by ATP Media. ATP Cup 2021 broadcast coverage secured in more than 180 territories worldwide. SuperSport to telecast live coverage of 2021 ATP Cup in South Africa; all matches live streamed on the SuperSport digital platform (Website, App).
BeIN Sports have TV rights for live coverage of the tournament in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Countries, here are the list – Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and Sudan. This Tennis event will be broadcast and streamed live by beIN Sports across 24 countries throughout the MENA region.
For New Zealand audience’s, SKY Sport NZ is the official broadcaster, they can tune to SKY for the live coverage of series. ESPN has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for the tournament; they will telecast all matches of the competition in the United States, Mexico, Caribbean, and South America.
Eurosport and Eurosport HD TV channels to broadcast live coverage of ATP Cup in India. Live streaming of the ATP Cup will be available on the subscription-based TennisTV.
ATP Cup 2021 Live Streaming + TV Channels
TV Channels, OTT Rights
|United Kingdom||Amazon Prime Video|
|United States||Tennis Channel|
|Austria||Sky Deutschland, Servus TV|
|Belgium||BeTV, Telenet / Playsports|
|Bulgaria||A1 – Max Sports|
|Czech Republic||Eurosport, Ceske TV|
|Europe 2*||United Media, (IKO Sportklub)|
|Middle East & North Africa||ATP Tennis TV, Facebook|
|Republic of Ireland||Amazon Prime Video|
|Scandinavia (ex. Denmark)||Eurosport|
|Switzerland||Sky Deutschland, SRG|
|United Kingdom||Amazon Prime Video|
|United States||Tennis Channel|
The 2021 ATP Cup is the second edition of the ATP Cup, an international outdoor hard court men’s tennis tournament held by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). It will be held with 12 teams at Melbourne Park in Australia, from 1 to 5 February 2021. Due to COVID-19, the 2021 ATP Cup will feature 12 countries in an event played entirely at Melbourne Park from 1-5 February. The tournament debuted in 2020 with the group stages being played in Brisbane, Perth, and Sydney, culminating with the knockout Final Eight stage in Sydney. Serbia, led by World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, won the inaugural tournament.
Countries will be divided into four groups of three for the second edition of ATP Cup.
2021 ATP Cup Teams
Top seed Serbia, headlined by World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, will lead Group A, which will also consist of Germany and Canada. One year ago, Serbia battled through the field to lift the inaugural ATP Cup trophy in Sydney. Second seed Spain, which finished runner-up in 2020, will aim to move through Group B, which includes Greece and Australia. World No. 2 Rafael Nadal leads the way for his country for the second consecutive year. Austria, headed by World No. 3 Dominic Thiem, will look to advance through Group C against Italy and France. Fourth seed Russia, headlined by reigning Nitto ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev, will try to do the same in Group D, which includes Argentina and Japan.
The 2021 ATP Cup is a 12-country team tennis event with base-level prize money of 7.5 million USD (subject to change). A player can earn a maximum of 500 singles and 250 doubles FedEx ATP Rankings points. The ATP Cup is held in partnership with Tennis Australia.
The 12 teams are divided into four groups of three for the group stage, round-robin play. The winners of each group enter to contest the knock-out stages, with the four remaining teams playing the semi-finals. Each tie will be comprised of two singles matches and a one-doubles match. The country that wins two matches will win the tie. Every country will play two ties in the group stages. Singles will be best-of-three tie-break sets. Doubles will feature No-Ad scoring and a Match Tie-break instead of a third set.
There are a day session and an evening session each day. The No. 2 players will play first in each tie, followed by the No. 1 players, with the doubles to follow. All doubles matches will be played regardless of whether the tie is decided after the two singles matches except if the final is decided after the two singles match. In that event, the doubles will not be played.
A minimum of three ATP-ranked players, including two members with singles FedEx ATP Rankings points, are required for a country to be eligible to qualify. A country may have up to four players. The Top 11 countries in the ATP Cup Standings gain acceptance into the event based on the singles FedEx ATP Ranking and entry of the country’s No. 1 singles player at the entry deadline. Host country Australia is granted a wild card into the event to make up the 12-team field.
Rankings to be used for entries are the FedEx ATP Rankings. A Protected Ranking can be used to enter provided the player’s Protected Ranking is valid through the entry deadline. Protected Ranking will not be used for team seeding.
The ATP Cup Standings is a provisional entry list for the ATP Cup, ordered by the FedEx ATP Ranking (or Protected Ranking) of a country’s highest-ranked singles player. ATP Cup Standings also shows which players within each country would qualify for a place in their country’s team, subject to player entry rules. The draw is scheduled to take place on 22 January 2021.
Singles: An undefeated player who plays and wins all possible singles matches could earn 500 FedEx ATP Rankings points.
Doubles: An undefeated player who plays and wins all possible doubles matches will earn 250 FedEx ATP Doubles Rankings points.
Singles: FedEx ATP Rankings points are awarded for a match win in each round. The amount of ranking points awarded depends on the ranking of the player, the ranking of the opponent, and the round of the result.
Doubles: FedEx ATP Doubles Rankings points are awarded for a match win in each round. The amount of ranking points awarded does not depend on the ranking of the opponents.
List of Qualified Countries and Committed Players
Roberto Bautista Agut
Pablo Carreno Busta
Alex de Minaur