The latest edition of the ATP Finals in Turin saw Novak Djokovic win the Master for the sixth time, matching Roger Federer’s record. The Serbian champion managed to win all Round Robin matches and then defeated in straight sets first Taylor Fritz and Casper Ruud in the semifinal and final respectively.
The Italian city beat the competition from London, Tokyo, Singapore and Manchester, and the choice of the Association of professional players fell precisely on Turin. The ATP Finals will be played in Italy until at least 2025, but it is not certain that the tournament will change venue at the end of the mandate.
The ATP CEO Andrea Gaudenzi announced, during the press conference which took over the report Analysis of the economic impact of the 2022 ATP Finals, and in the words collected by the Italian ANSA news agency, some important news about the future oft he Finals.
Andrea Gaudenzi on the future of the ATP Finals
He explained: “There are three more editions to go, we will start discussing at board level in the first half of next year. It’s still premature, we haven’t talked about it.
Early next year we will start discussing the future. The feedback has been 100% positive. A little obviously for the beauty of Italy and the city, then for the ability of Italians to be hospitable.” Andrea Gaudenzi also focused on the future of the Next Gen ATP Finals.
The tournament has been hosted by the city of Milan since 2017, the event was not held in 2020 due to the pandemic, but has not yet found its new home. He told: “We are evaluating the options on the market, but it is premature, the process is still ongoing.
Time is tight and I believe that in the next 2 or 3 months we will reach a decision. Italy will, I believe and hope, be one of the candidates. There is obviously also the hypothesis of taking it abroad and one of the hypotheses is to join it in the WTA Finals.” Being a traveling tournament, there could be the possibility of a change of location after 2025. New important news about will arrive in the coming months.