How many ATP 500 tournaments are there?

13 tournaments
The series includes 13 tournaments, with 500 ranking points awarded for the events’ singles champions – which accounts for the name of the series. Tournaments have various draws of 32 and 48 for singles and 16 and 24 for doubles.

How many points do you get for winning ATP 500?

Points distribution (2009–present)

Tournament category W QF
Grand Slam 2000 360
ATP Finals +900 (1500 max) 200 for each round robin match win (600 max)
ATP Masters 1000 1000 180
ATP 500 Series 500 90

How do you qualify for ATP tournaments?

For entry into an ATP Tour or ATP Challenger Tour main draw or qualifying singles and doubles, the player must be an ATP Player Member or an ATP Registered Player. Wild Cards are exempt from this provision. drawal deadline by a player relations staff member, ATP Supervisor or through the PlayerZone.

What is the difference between ATP 250 500 and 1000?

Winning a prestigious ATP Masters 1000 title earns the champion 1000 points. Titles at ATP 500 and 250-level tournaments return 500 points and 250 points, respectively. Players who don’t win the title still earn points based on how far they advance in the draw.

Is tennis prize money taxed?

Prize money made from tournaments is, however, the one source of money in which players are actually “working” for it. Their performance will dictate how much they will be compensated for, and this qualifies this source of income as taxable income. What this means is that… well, that it’s income that will be taxed.

Do tennis players pay for travel?

Most of the time, the player also must pay for the flights and accommodation of his team. According to ITF, all these costs are too much for most players. Only about 336 men and 251 women break-even in professional tennis each year.

How do I participate in tennis tournaments?

To enter a tennis competition, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Sign up to Advantage to get your ITF World Tennis Number.
  2. Search for your next tournament here.
  3. Select which event you want to enter.
  4. Complete the online entry process.
  5. Then you’re all set and ready to go – it’s that easy.