LONDON – Tickets to the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 in London are now on public sale, the ATP announced Tuesday. From today, fans across the world can secure their place at the spectacular season-ending tournament held at The O2 in London from 9-16 November, featuring the world’s top eight singles and doubles team, by purchasing tickets at www.BarclaysATPWorldTour Finals.com.
With all eight qualification spots up for grabs in singles and doubles, everything is still to play for in the 2014 season as players battle for Emirates ATP Rankings points to qualify for the world’s biggest indoor tennis tournament. Following strong starts to the year, Rafael Nadal, defending champion Novak Djokovic, Stanislas Wawrinka and six-time former titlist Roger Federer are once again primed to compete for the last title of the season at The O2, with the 2014 year-end World No. 1 ranking potentially going down to the wire in London.
“The ATP World Tour is as exciting as ever with the world’s best players captivating fans worldwide as they battle for Emirates ATP Rankings points in the Race to London,” said Chris Kermode, ATP Executive Chairman & President. “Our season-ending event has had incredible support from fans in the UK and around the world, with more than 260,000 fans coming to the tournament last year. This year’s event will once again give fans a highly-coveted opportunity to witness the electrifying climax to the season in London.”
The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals has welcomed more than 1.25 million fans to The O2 arena over the past five years, establishing itself as the biggest indoor tennis tournament in the world since moving to London in 2009. Total prize money for this year’s tournament will increase to $6.5 million, from $6 million in 2013.
The prestigious tournament has been contested in major cities around the world with a rich history dating back to the birth of The Masters in 1970 in Tokyo. Since 2000 the event has taken place in cities such as Lisbon, Sydney and Shanghai. In 2009 the tournament moved to London.