Novak Djokovic and fellow tennis legends reflect on the Serbian's journey to an all-time record 311 weeks at No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
The ATP Rankings are the merit-based method used by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for determining the qualification for entry as well as the seeding of players in all singles and doubles tournaments. The first rankings for singles were published on 23 August 1973 while the doubles players were ranked for the first time on 1 ...
If there is one current-year Grand Slam champion positioned between No. 8 and No. 20 in the Team Rankings, that team qualifies in eighth place. If there is no current-year Grand Slam champion positioned between No. 8 and No. 20, then the team at No. 8 in the Team Rankings will claim the eighth and final berth.
Qualifying criteria. The main qualifying criterion will be players' positions on the ATP and WTA ranking lists published on 14 June 2021 (after 2021 French Open). The players entering were formally submitted by the International Tennis Federation. The ATP and WTA rankings were based on performances from the previous 52 weeks, and there were several tournaments in the two-month period between the time of the rankings being frozen for entry and the beginning of the tennis events at the Olympics.
Any athlete qualifying on a Continental Qualification place needs to be ranked in the ATP or WTA Top 300, and must also take into account the National Olympic Committee’s (NOC) quota of four singles players per country. Gold medallist/Grand Slam champion.
For the 2019 French Open, in addition to the players who got into the main draw with their regular rankings or through the qualifying, there were 4 players who used their Protected Rankings: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – PR #34 Josef Kovalik – PR #85 Janko Tipsarevic – PR #88 Cedric – Marcel Stebe – PR #95
August, WTA rankings will also be based off performance at $15,000 ITF tournaments. Please see table below. A player’s ranking for singles is based off their best 16 tournaments and best 11 tournaments for doubles. To have a WTA ranking, players must have WTA ranking points from 3 tournaments or a total of 10 WTA ranking points
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