How to watch 2020 ATP Cup in Australia
The ATP Cup will pit national teams against each other in a round-robin format featuring singles and doubles.
We’re reader-supported and may be paid when you visit links to partner sites. We don’t compare all products in the market, but we’re working on it!
The new ATP Cup tennis tournament replaces the traditional Sydney International, Brisbane International and Hopman Cup events that previously opened the new tennis season in Australia. The tournaments in Adelaide, Auckland and Qatar are still going ahead as normal.
You can catch the ATP Cup on Channel 9 or with a Tennis TV subscription.
When is the 2020 ATP Cup?
The 2020 ATP Cup is being held from 3 January to 12 January in Australia. It will involve round-robin matches until quarter-finals and semi-finals and the final will decide the winner.
How to watch the 2020 ATP Cup in Australia
The Nine Network has secured the rights to broadcast the ATP Cup in Australia. It makes sense for Nine, which last year secured the rights to the Australian Open from Channel 7. You can also watch the inaugural event if you have a subscription to Tennis TV. Read on to find out more.
How to watch the 2020 ATP Cup on Channel 9
The Nine Network will be showing the ATP Cup on both its 9 and 9HD channels. It all gets underway from 10am AEDT on 3 January. It will also be broadcast on streaming service 9Now, which is showing every match on every court for the entire tournament.
How to watch the 2020 ATP Cup on Tennis TV
If you are a tennis nut, the official Tennis TV service could be a great option for you. You can subscribe for $19.99/month or pay $149.99 for an annual pass.
Streaming in HD and with no commercials, you can watch Tennis TV on a range of devices, including a Samsung Smart TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and Android TV. You can also watch it on any Mac or PC, on your phone, iPad or Android Tablet, or on an Xbox One or PlayStation 4.
Tennis TV also has a range of features, including full replays and classic matches, notifications on your favourite players and real-time stats.
What is the ATP Cup?
The ATP Cup is a new men's teams tournament being held by the ATP Tour in conjunction with Tennis Australia. It will feature 24 countries selected using the ATP rankings. It involves singles and doubles matches and provides ATP rankings points for both.
Also read: 2020 ATP & WTA tennis calendar
Where is the ATP Cup?
The group stages for the first ATP Cup are being held in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. The final will be held in Sydney.
Who is playing in the ATP Cup?
The vast majority of the world's best male players have committed to the tournament, with the notable exception of Roger Federer. Spaniard Rafael Nadal and Serbia's Novak Djokovic, number 1 and 2 in the rankings respectively, are competing. Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas are also among the big names.
For Australia, Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios have confirmed their participation. Australia's campaign begins against Germany in Brisbane 3 January at 5:30pm (AEDT). You can find the full ATP Cup schedule here.
What is the format of the ATP Cup?
The 24 teams are split into six groups of four. The six group winners plus the two highest runners-up will make the quarter-finals. From there it is a knockout tournament through to the semi-finals and final.
Each tie will consist of two singles and one doubles match. The first team to two points wins. Each team may have up to five players. A player can feature in singles and doubles.
More guides on Finder
Where to watch the World Darts Championship live from Australia
Watch 96 players compete for the ultimate trophy in darts.
How to watch the WNBL live and free in Australia
Australia’s WNBL is one of the world’s highest quality women’s basketball leagues.
How to watch the 2020 ATP Finals live in Australia
The season-ending ATP Finals in London features only the crème de la crème of the men’s tennis world.
How to watch 2020 IPL final: Mumbai vs Delhi live in Australia
Defending champions Mumbai Indians face first time finalists Delhi Capitals in this year’s IPL decider.
How to live stream US Masters golf online in Australia
The last golf major of the year is finally here, this is how you can watch The Masters at Augusta National.
How to live stream 2020 State of Origin Game 1 in Australia
NSW are seeking a third straight series win over Queensland when this year’s State of Origin kicks off at Adelaide Oval.
How to watch the 2020 Melbourne Cup live and free online in Australia
Despite Victoria’s troubles with the coronavirus pandemic, the Melbourne Cup will run for a 160th time at Flemington.
How to watch the 2020 AFL Grand Final overseas
Famous clubs Richmond and Geelong clash in the 2020 AFL Grand Final. This is how you can watch overseas.
Watch 2020 MLB World Series Tampa Bay Rays vs LA Dodgers live in Australia
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays square off in the 2020 MLB World Series.
How to watch the 2020 Dally M Medal live and free
The NRL’s annual awards night will have a very different look in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Get more from Finder
Ask an Expert