Singapore bids for ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev making his entrance for the final, where he beat world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Finals in London this month. The 21-year-old German is likely to be in the elite field of eight to strut their stuff here from 2021 should Sin
Alexander Zverev making his entrance for the final, where he beat world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Finals in London this month. The 21-year-old German is likely to be in the elite field of eight to strut their stuff here from 2021 should Singapore win the bid to host the event.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Republic among 40 cities keen to host men's tennis' season finale from 2021 after London

Singapore lost the hosting rights for the women's tennis season-ending WTA Finals but, in 2021, the Republic could well welcome the top men's stars.

The Republic, backed by Sport Singapore, the Singapore Tourism Board and the Singapore Sports Hub, has thrown its hat into the ring to host the prestigious US$8.5 million (S$11.7 million) Nitto ATP Finals.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 29, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore bids for ATP Finals'. Print Edition | Subscribe