Tennis ATP Finals
Being one of the most important tennis finals in the world, the week-long event has been the most talked about event in November 2018. Held in the UK each year, contestants from across the world compete for the second biggest title in Men’s tennis which features the top 8 tennis international players.
The Association of Tennis Players, aka ATP, was created in 1972 exclusively for the men’s division of tennis. This year, the ATP finals were held from the 11th of November until the 18th of November and represented some of the biggest stars in the sport. Based on the popularity of this event, you can bet on tennis at 888 Sport for the best rewards, keeping up with the biggest tennis players in the sporting realm!
The Winner of the ATP Finals
Novak Djokovic walked away with coming into the finals winning all 36 of his service games stunning competitors and onlookers, but not for the first time. Five time champion, Novak, claims it was a phenomenal season and states he is proud of his accomplishment. Though it started as a bleak year for the tennis champion, having been in recovery for an elbow injury which led him to the lowest ranking of no.22, just 5 months later and he came in first on his way to the finals. Unfortunately, it was not meant to be for the tennis star, as he lost in the final coming second to Alexander Zverev who is now the youngest champion in the season finale.
Alexander Zverev, a German tennis prodigy stole the title and has since been hailed as the ‘best of tennis’ new generation’. According to news sources, after overcoming 20 times Grand Slam winner; Federer, the 21 year old Alexander beat Djokovic 6-4 6-3 the following day for the biggest win in his entire career.
According to the ATP finals website;“Finishing the year as No. 1 [in the ATP Rankings], that was the goal coming into the indoor season. I managed to achieve that,” Djokovic said. “Overall it was a phenomenal season that I have to be definitely very proud of.”
ATP Federer for 2019
Federer, who put on a great show, says his passion has been left untouched and he plans to partake in the 2019 ATP before national television. Roger Federer is awaiting his turn for his 100th title which is what he was aiming for during the 2018 tennis finals. The tennis star lost to Alexander Zverev 7-5 7-6, leaving him at 99, just one title shy from
ATP Finals 2019
The following year will prove to be just as exciting as the 2018 ATP finals. Spectators can expect the game to take place from the 10th to the 17th November 2019. It will be held in the London Arena, UK for a period of 7 days as the tradition has been set.
Federer holds the title for 310 weeks at no.1, the most weeks at being at the top. Now the tennis star is third in his ranking. Although he has fallen down the ranks, the star holds his head high saying; “I’m very proud that at 37 I’m still so competitive and so happy playing tennis,” he said. “As disappointed as I might be about this match, if I take a step back, I’m actually very happy about the season.
With all the behind the scenes action, the audience is looking forward to the 2019 ATP, where nothing is left to the imagination and new stars rule the title. Watching the tennis stars go head to head left the audience in anticipation, making it one of the best finals to date.
Tennis ATP Finals