Men’s tennis’ season-ending ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) World Tour Finals, held this month at the O2 in London, features the best eight singles players and best eight doubles teams. Social media plays a significant role in promoting the event through the ATP’s ‘Road to London’ campaign.
Belgian police have today (Tuesday) detained 13 people as part of a wide-ranging investigation involving authorities from other nations into suspected match-fixing in the lower levels of professional tennis.
Organisers of the French Open tennis grand slam have announced plans to enter into the esports market, along with unveiling an increase of around €3m ($3.7m) to the prize purse for this year’s tournament.
Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) executive chairman Chris Kermode has said the men’s tour is still focused on introducing a team event in the wake of reform plans that have been announced for the Davis Cup, hinting that an announcement on the matter could be imminent.