The Davis Cup will develop into part of the ATP Tour calendar from subsequent 12 months below a groundbreaking deal signed on Monday between the governing physique of males’s tennis, the Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) and event promoters Kosmos.
The transfer comes after the ATP Cup, a three way partnership between Tennis Australia and the ATP was however put to mattress final week with the announcement of a mixed-sex $15 million occasion that includes groups from 18 nations to kick off the 2023 season.
That new event displays the rising cooperation between the boys’s and ladies’s excursions and the ITF which have moved in direction of streamlining the governance of the sport for the reason that COVID disaster disrupted the 2020 season. “Our focus is at all times on creating the very best experiences for our followers and gamers,” mentioned ATP chairman Andrea Gaudenzi in a press release.
“Delivering compelling worldwide workforce competitions that dovetail with the year-round calendar and proceed to innovate is an important a part of that. “The Davis Cup has an extremely wealthy historical past and we’re excited to see this necessary new alliance drive the occasion ahead from 2023.”