Shanghai Masters Tennis History
The Shanghai Masters tournament was established as the Shanghai Open in 1996 when a professional tennis tournament was held in Shanghai for the first time. In 2002 the tournament was called the Tennis Masters Cup and was won by World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt.
The Tennis Masters Cup was an ATP International Series tournament that was held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. In 2005 the Shanghai Masters moved to the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena.
Hewitt's win prompted the ATP to award Shanghai the rights to hold the tournament from 2005 to 2007. In 2009 the Shanghai Masters was renamed the Shanghai Rolex Masters following a sponsorship deal.
The Shanghai Masters spent four years spent at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena, during which time Swiss World No. 1 Roger Federer reached three finals.
In 2009 the Shanghai Masters became an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event which was then known as the ATP Masters Series. Shanghai was given the spot previously held by the Madrid Open.
The Shanghai Rolex Masters is the centre piece of the Asian swing in the ATP World Tour calendar after the US Open.
2020 Shanghai Masters Tennis Prize Money Breakdown
The winner of the 2019 Shanghai Masters singles title received $1,374,995 with the beaten finalist receiving $696,000. The winners of the doubles title will pocketed $408,840. Below is a full breakdown of the 2019 Shanghai Masters prize money for the singles and doubles draws with the 2020 Shanghai Masters prize money expected to see an increase.
|2019 Shanghai Masters||Singles||Doubles|
2020 Shanghai Masters Tennis Seeds
The Shanghai Masters features 16 seeds selected from the top players in men's tennis. The list below shows the 16 seeds that competed in the 2019 Shanghai Masters and where they finished:
1. Novak Djokovic (Quarterfinals)
2. Roger Federer (Quarterfinals)
3. Daniil Medvedev (Champion)
4. Dominic Thiem (Quarterfinals)
5. Alexander Zverev (Final)
6. Stefanos Tsitsipas (Semifinals)
7. Karen Khachanov (Third round)
8. Roberto Bautista Agut (Third round)
9. Gaël Monfils (Second round)
10. Fabio Fognini (Quarterfinals)
11. Matteo Berrettini (Semifinals)
12. Borna Ćorić (First round)
13. David Goffin (Third round)
14. Diego Schwartzman (First round)
15. Nikoloz Basilashvili (Third round)
16. John Isner (Third round)
2020 Shanghai Masters Tennis Dates & Schedule
The 2020 Shanghai Masters will be played in October 2020 with the exact dates to be confirmed.
2020 Shanghai Masters Tennis Players
The 2020 Shanghai Masters will consists of 56 players in the singles draw and 32 in the doubles draw. Some of the players that took part in the 2019 Shanghai Masters include:
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Daniil Medvedev, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Karen Khachanov, Roberto Bautista Agut, Gaël Monfils, Fabio Fognini, Matteo Berrettini, Borna Ćorić, David Goffin, Diego Schwartzman, Nikoloz Basilashvili, John Isner, Li Zhe, Andy Murray, Zhang Ze, Zhang Zhizhen, John Millman, Alexander Bublik, Pablo Carreño Busta, Marco Cecchinato, Jérémy Chardy, Juan Ignacio Londero, Cameron Norrie, Vasek Pospisil.
2020 Shanghai Masters Tennis Draw
The 2020 Shanghai Masters sees the top eight seeds all start in the second round.
Shanghai Masters Tennis Results
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Shanghai Masters Champions, Runners-Up & Final Score
Russia's Nikolay Davydenko beat Spain's Rafael Nadal the inaugural Shanghai Masters in 2009. In the nine years following Davydenko's win, three players shared the title between them - Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Year||Country, Champion||Country, Runner-up||Final Score|
||Russia Daniil Medvedev||Germany, Alexander Zverev
||Switzerland Roger Federer (2)
||Spain Rafael Nadal
Kingdom Andy Murray (3)
||Serbia Novak Djokovic (3)
||France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
||Serbia Novak Djokovic (2)
||Argentina Juan Martín del Potro
||6-1, 3-6, 7-6(7-3)
Kingdom Andy Murray
||United Kingdom Andy Murray (2)
||Spain David Ferrer
Kingdom Andy Murray
||Russia Nikolay Davydenko
||Spain Rafael Nadal
Who has won the most Shanghai Masters Tennis Titles?
Novak Djokovic holds the record for most Shanghai Masters with four in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2018. Andy Murray won three ATP Shanghai Masters titles in 2010, 2011 and 2016.
2020 Shanghai Masters Tennis Betting Odds
The betting odds for the 2020 Shanghai Masters will be released by bookmakers closer to the start of the tournament in October 2020.
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Shanghai Masters Tennis Highlights & Replays
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Shanghai Masters Tennis News
Stay in touch with all the news from the Shanghai Masters by visiting the official Shanghai Masters website. You can also find updated news on the ATP Tour Shanghai Masters website.
Shanghai Masters Tennis Social Media
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