The 2013 Madrid men’s singles main draw matches begin on Sunday 5 May at 11am local time in Madrid, Spain and are being played at La Caja Mágica, Manzanares Park Tennis Center. Below OnCourt Advantage lists a number of interesting facts, including how the ATP ranking points and prize money are allocated for each round and what the schedule of play is for the entire tournament, to make it easier for YOU to follow, watch or attend Madrid.
Madrid is an ATP Tour Masters 1000 category tournament making it the 5th major tournament of the “BIG 14″ for the men’s professional tennis tour this year. Buy your Madrid Official tennis tickets now! To watch the tennis in Singapore you need to add 6 hours to the local time in Madrid to work out the equivalent Singapore time for this daily 2013 Madrid Order of Play.
Please note that the tournament management can alter the schedule from day to day.
The ATP ranking points and prize money is awarded to the players like this:
- The winner earns 1,000 points + € 638,500;
- The runner-up earns 600 points + € 313,070;
- The two semi finalists earn 360 + € 157,570;
- The four quarter finalists earn 180 + € 80,120,
- The 8 players who lose in the round of 16 earn 90 + € 41,610;
- The 16 players who lose in the 2nd round earn 45 + € 21,935;
- The *24 players who lose in the 1st round earn 10 points + € 11,845;
The schedule of play for the entire 2013 Madrid Open men’s singles draw is:
- Saturday 4 May: Qualifying Draw 1st round from 11am;
- Sunday 5 May: Qualifying 2nd round & Main Draw 1st round from 11am;
- Monday 6 May: Main Draw 1st round from 11am;
- Tuesday 7 May: 1st round & 2nd round from 11am;
- Wednesday 8 May: 2nd round & round of 16 from 10:30am;
- Thursday 9 May: Round of 16 from 11am;
- Friday 10 May: Quarter Finals from 11am;
- Saturday 11 May: 1st Semi Final at 2pm & 2nd Semi Final at 6pm; and
- Sunday 12 May: Men’s Singles Finals at 4:30pm.
*The points awarded to a 1st round loser vary according to how they were allocated a place in the 1st round.
For further details about the different rankings points allocations for different situations for 1st round losers and for players who gain entry into the main draw from the qualifying event you will be able to click here once the following post is completed-> Madrid 2013 Men’s Singles Draw: Qualifying.
To get you started, did you know that if any of the 8 seeded players who lose their first match after being given a bye into the 2nd round are treated as a 1st round loser for ranking points allocation purposes i.e. they receive 10 points for losing their first match.
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