ATP Finals: Granollers & Zeballos Dominate Group A, Ram & Salisbury Lead Group B
After the first round of matches at the ATP Finals, Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos have emerged as the dominant force in Group A, while Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury lead the way in Group B.
Group A Standings
|Pos||Player||Match W/L||Set W/L||Set W%||Game W/L||Game W%|
|1||Granollers & Zeballos||3-0||6-1||85.71%||33-24||57.89%|
|2||S. Gonzalez & Roger-Vasselin||2-1||5-3||62.50%||31-27||53.45%|
|3||Dodig & Krajicek||1-2||3-4||42.86%||30-28||51.72%|
|4||M. Gonzalez & Molteni||0-3||0-6||0%||21-26||36.84%|
Group B Standings
|Pos||Player||Match W/L||Set W/L||Set W%||Game W/L||Game W%|
|1||Ram & Salisbury||3-0||6-2||75%||34-24||60.71%|
|2||Ebden & Bopanna||2-1||4-2||66.67%||32-30||51.61%|
|3||Koolhof & Skupski||1-2||3-4||42.86%||31-30||50.82%|
|4||Kubler & Hijikata||0-3||1-6||14.29%||23-36||38.98%|
Exciting Matches and Upsets
The ATP Finals kicked off with some thrilling matches and surprising results. Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski secured a solid victory against Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata with a score of 6-3 6-4. Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury also had a convincing win over Matthew Ebden and Rohan Bopanna, triumphing 6-3 6-4.
However, the tournament saw its fair share of upsets as well. Matthew Ebden and Rohan Bopanna bounced back from their earlier loss to defeat Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski 6-4 7-6 (7-5). Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury faced a tough challenge from Kubler and Hijikata but managed to come out on top with a hard-fought 5-7 6-1 10-2 victory.
Prize Money Breakdown
- Alternates: $152,500
- Participation Fee: $325,500*
- Round-robin match win: $390,000
- Semi-final match win: $1,105,000
- Final win: $2,201,000
- Undefeated champion: $4,801,500
* The participation fee is for three matches. Players will receive $162,750 for one match and $244,125 for playing two.
- Alternate: $50,850
- Participation Fee: $132,000*
- Round-robin match win: $95,000
- Semi-final match win: $175,650
- Final win: $351,000
- Undefeated champion: $943,650
* Teams will receive $66,000 for one match and €99,000 for two matches.
Excitement Builds for the Finals
The ATP Finals schedule is packed with thrilling matches throughout the week. Here is the full schedule:
- Sunday, November 12 – Singles and doubles group matches
- Monday, November 13 – Singles and doubles group matches
- Tuesday, November 14 – Singles and doubles group matches
- Wednesday, November 15 – Singles and doubles group matches
- Thursday, November 16 – Singles and doubles group matches
- Friday, November 17 – Singles and doubles group matches
- Saturday, November 18 – Singles and doubles semi-finals
- Sunday, November 19 – Singles and doubles finals
Play will begin at 11am GMT each day for the early sessions and at 5:30pm for the evening sessions. The finals on Sunday, November 19 are set to start at 2pm.
Where to Watch the ATP Finals
TV channel: The ATP Finals will be broadcast in the UK on the Amazon Prime Video streaming service.
Live stream: Amazon Prime subscribers will be able to watch the action either on their website or through the app.
**ATP Finals: Granollers & Zeballos Dominate, Ram & Salisbury Impress**
In the ongoing ATP Finals, the doubles teams of Marcel Granollers & Horacio Zeballos and Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury have been making waves with their impressive performances. Granollers & Zeballos have been unbeatable so far, winning all three of their matches and dominating their opponents. They have a perfect set record of 6-0 and a game win percentage of 85.71%. Ram & Salisbury, on the other hand, have also been in top form, winning all three of their matches and boasting a set record of 6-2.
The tournament started off with Granollers & Zeballos defeating Jason Kubler & Rinky Hijikata with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 victory. Ram & Salisbury also had a strong start, defeating Matthew Ebden & Rohan Bopanna with the same scoreline. In their second matches, Granollers & Zeballos continued their winning streak by defeating Kubler & Hijikata 6-4, 6-4. Ram & Salisbury faced a tougher challenge against Wesley Koolhof & Neal Skupski, but managed to come out on top with a 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 victory.
In their final round-robin matches, Ebden & Bopanna defeated Koolhof & Skupski 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), while Ram & Salisbury staged a comeback to defeat Kubler & Hijikata 5-7, 6-1, 10-2.
With these results, Granollers & Zeballos and Ram & Salisbury have secured their spots in the semi-finals. They will face off against each other in what promises to be an exciting match.
In terms of prize money, the winners of the ATP Finals will receive a hefty sum. The alternates will receive $152,500, while the participation fee is set at $325,500. Each round-robin match win is worth $390,000, and the semi-final match win is valued at $1,105,000. The champions will take home a whopping $2,201,000, and if they remain undefeated throughout the tournament, they will receive an additional $4,801,500.
In the doubles category, the alternate team will receive $50,850, and the participation fee is set at $132,000. A round-robin match win is worth $95,000, while a semi-final match win is valued at $175,650. The doubles champions will take home $351,000, and an undefeated team will receive an additional $943,650.
The ATP Finals schedule is packed with exciting matches. The tournament started on Sunday, November 12, and will continue until Sunday, November 19. Each day will feature singles and doubles group matches, with play starting at 11am GMT for the early sessions and at 5:30pm for the evening sessions. The finals on Sunday, November 19 are set to start at 2pm.
Fans can catch all the action of the ATP Finals on the Amazon Prime Video streaming service. The matches will be broadcast in the UK, and Amazon Prime subscribers can watch the matches on their website or through the app.
The ATP Finals have been a thrilling showcase of doubles tennis, with Granollers & Zeballos and Ram & Salisbury emerging as the teams to watch. As the tournament progresses, fans can expect more exciting matches and impressive performances from these top doubles teams.The table shows the statistics for the singles matches in the ATP Finals. Jannik Sinner has the highest win percentage at 75%, followed by Novak Djokovic at 55.56%. Holger Rune has a win percentage of 50%, Hubert Hurkacz has a win percentage of 33.33%, and Stefanos Tsitsipas has a win percentage of 0%.
In the doubles semi-finals, Marcel Granollers & Horacio Zeballos will face Matthew Ebden & Rohan Bopanna, and Santiago Gonzalez & Edouard Roger-Vasselin will face Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury.
The doubles group tables show that Granollers & Zeballos are in first place with a 3-0 record, followed by S. Gonzalez & Roger-Vasselin with a 2-1 record. Dodig & Krajicek have a 1-2 record, and M. Gonzalez & Molteni have a 0-3 record.
In the other doubles group, Wesley Koolhof & Neal Skupski have a 1-1 record, Rajeev Ram & Joe Salisbury have a 2-0 record, Matthew Ebden & Rohan Bopanna have a 1-1 record, and Jason Kubler & Rinky Hijikata have a 0-2 record.