The Nitto ATP Finals is one of the most important tennis tournaments of the year.
It’s a men’s only event for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) that culminates a long year of competition featuring the top talent in the sport.
Below we’ll show you info about the ATP Finals including the prize money, ranking points, about the location, how to attend, and more.
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Table of Contents
About the Nitto ATP Finals
How to Watch the ATP Finals On TV
How to Get Tickets to the ATP Finals Tournament
Where to Stay in Turin for the Nitto ATP Finals
Getting Around Turin
How to Make Your ATP Finals Experience Great
The Nitto ATP Finals is a tournament that was founded 50 years ago in 1970. Since this year is the 50th anniversary of the event, it’s a big year for the ATP to showcase their best talent.
The tournament features the top 8 singles and doubles teams in the world based on the ATP rankings.
The tournament is called “Nitto” after the new sponsorship company that took over from Barclays, a banking company, in 2018. Nitto is a Japanese brand that manufactures materials for the transportation and electronics industries.
The Nitto ATP Finals was in London, England at the O2 Arena for the last time in November 2020.
Starting in 2021, the ATP Finals will be held in Turin, Italy in a brand new facility. Turin will host the ATP Finals from 2021-2025.
The tournament will be held in Turin’s Pala Alpitour stadium, Italy’s largest indoor sporting arena.
The ATP Finals tournament takes place each year in November. It’s after all four Grand Slam tournaments and is considered the end of the “tennis season.”
The 2021 Nitto ATP Finals will take place from November 14- 21, 2021 in Turin, Italy.
The 2020 Nitto ATP Finals dates were November 15-22. It took place in London, but fans were not be allowed to attend, due to COVID-19.
We will update this page with any developments or changes as a result of COVID-19 for the 2021 tournament.
The champions of the 2020 Nitto ATP Finals are:
The ATP Finals is played on an indoor hard court surface that the complex installs each year because the venue is not used for tennis year-round.
The courts are installed by a company called GreenSet, and it usually takes them about six days before the tournament to complete the court.
The Nitto ATP Finals is different from other tournaments throughout the year.
So you could lose a match in pool play, and still win the ATP Finals.
The total prize money for the Nitto ATP Finals tournament in 2020 was $5.7 million dollars (USD).
Prize money for the ATP Finals is based on match wins. Here is the breakdown of points and prize money for singles and doubles.
|An Undefeated Champion Gets a Total of:||$1,564,000||$284,500||1500|
|Winning the Finals||$550,000||$70,000||500|
|Winning a Semi-Final Match||$402,000||$56,000||400|
|Winning a Match in Round-Robin Play (3 total matches)||$153,000||$30,000||200|
In total, the champion will play 5 matches, but they might lose one or even two matches in pool play.
In the US, you can watch all the ATP Finals matches live on TV or online, with the Tennis Channel or the Tennis Channel app.
The ATP Finals will be held at the Pala Alpitour stadium, and it seats 12,350 people.
There are many great places to stay in Turin, Italy, in any price range. Here are some hotel options in two different price ranges.
For a couple of high-end hotel options, consider these hotels:
Both of these hotels are great 4-star options that are 0.8 miles away from the stadium.
For two budget-friendly options, try:
Another affordable option would be to go with an Airbnb. Many residents rent out rooms in their homes or apartments during the tournament.
You can find some full apartments where you don’t have to share a space with anyone. This can allow you to cook meals in your own space, if it includes a kitchen or kitchen access to save you a little bit of money while you are visiting the city.
There are many options for getting around Turin, Italy. If you aren’t within walking distance of the arena, you can easily call a taxi.
They also have public transportation with the Gruppo Torinese Trasporti (GTT). You can get around on a bus, tram, or metro.
Since there is only one court the ATP Finals are played on, it’s easy to see all the matches.
You want to get there early if you are driving because parking and traffic can be difficult. Make sure you pre-purchase your parking passes in advance.
It’s helpful to get there early to make sure you get through security in a timely manner so you don’t miss any of the tennis matches. This isn’t like the US Open or French Open where you can watch non-stop tennis all day.
Only small bags are allowed into the arena. You can’t bring in any outside food or drink. This includes water bottles or refillable water bottles.
The inside of the Pala Alpitour stadium is going to be like a typical arena experience. There are food and drink vendors available, as well as souvenir and gift shops.
There aren’t any sit-down restaurants, but you can bring food from the vendors directly to your seats.
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