On Sunday, Novak Djokovic and Casper Ruud will face off in the 2022 ATP Finals title match.
Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev, and Daniil Medvedev to remain unbeaten in the group stage. He overcame Taylor Fritz 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) in the semifinals to reach his eighth final. He is aiming for a record-tying sixth title, putting him on par with Roger Federer.
It will also make him the oldest ATP Finals champion in history. This is the Serb’s first final here since 2018, with the previous time he held the winner’s trophy being in 2015.
How to watch Nitto ATP Finals 2022 Final Live
The ATP Finals will be broadcast live on the following channels and websites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India and worldwide:
Live Stream: Nitto ATP Finals 2022 Final (Try it for free).
ATP Finals 2022 Final Novak Djokovic and Casper Ruud Schedule:
On Sunday, the championship round between Djokovic and Ruud will be the second match of the day on the Center Court.
The date is November 20, 2022.
Time: No earlier than 7 p.m. local time, 6 p.m. GMT, 1 p.m. ET, and 11:30 p.m. IST.
Nitto ATP Finals 2022 Final Preview:
Ruud began with victories over Felix Auger-Aliassime and Taylor Fritz before losing his last group tie to Rafael Nadal. Nonetheless, he advanced to the semifinals for the second year. The Norwegian overcame Andrey Rublev 6-2, 6-4 to reach his first year-end tournament final. He has now reached yet another milestone in an eventful season.
They’ve met three times before, with Djokovic winning all three in straight sets, including the most recent one at the 2022 Italian Open. The previous World No. 1 is on the verge of creating again, but there is one last hurdle to clear.
Both players have been in excellent form over the last week, so expect an exciting final. Here is all the information about their next showdown, as well as where you can watch it live:
The Nitto ATP Finals are scheduled for when?
Nitto ATP Finals 2022 will take place from November 13-20. The Pala Alpitour in Turin will host the annual indoor hard-court tournament that has been held since 1970. Adam Hogg is the tournament director.
Nitto ATP Finals Start Time
Due to the first match of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar taking place at the same time (16:00 GMT), the start time of the singles finals was moved to 18:00 GMT. At 15:00 (GMT), the doubles final will begin.
In 2022, the Nitto ATP Finals will be held, but what will the format be like, and who will compete in it?
In Turin, the eight competitors will be split into 2 groups of four, with the top 2 players from each group progressing to the semifinals. All of the top players in the world, including Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud, Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Andrey Rublev, Novak Djokovic, and Taylor Fritz, will be there.
Find out here which eight individuals or teams have made it to the 2022 tournament
Carlos Alcaraz, the current world number one, was the first player to qualify; however, he will not make his debut until the next event because of an abdominal ailment.
In other words, Rafael Nadal will be the favourite in Turin, but his participation is in question because he is still in peak physical condition.
But he is currently in the draw among players like Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud, Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Andrey Rublev, Novak Djokovic, and Taylor Fritz.
When is the Nitto ATP Finals draw?
The draw will occur on Thursday, November 10, at 12 p.m. in Turin.
Nitto ATP Finals Schedule
Match Format: * Round-Robin Main Event Games will take place between November 13 and the 18th, starting on a Sunday. The time for the afternoon session is 11:30 (doubles) / 2:00 (singles) (singles). Sessions in the evening should begin by 6:30 p.m. (doubles) and by 9:00 p.m. (singles).
* Semifinals will take place on November 19. Matches in the afternoon begin at 11:30 a.m. (doubles) and 2 p.m. (singles). The evening session should begin by 6:30 p.m. (doubles) and by 9 p.m. (singles).
Sunday, November 20, is the last day. The singles and doubles finals will begin at 4 and 7, respectively.
Nitto ATP Finals Prize Pool
This year’s Nitto ATP Finals have a total prize pool of $14,750,000.
- Champion with no losses receives $4,740,300.
- Final Winner: $2,200,400
- Semi-Final Winners: $1,070,000
- Winnings per match in the round-robin: $383,300
- Participation Fee: $320,000
- Optional: $150,000
Doubles (per team)
- The Grand Prize for the Undefeated Champion is $930,300.
- Final Winners: $350,400
- Semi-Final Winners: $170,000
- Winnings per match in the round-robin: $93,300
- Participation Fee: $130,000
- Optional: $50,000