Time: The Shanghai ATP 1000, also named the Shanghai Rolex Masters, first took place in 2009, and is held annually in the middle of October. It is currently the eighth match of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour. The 2011 Shanghai ATP Masters will be held from October 8th to 16th.
Location: Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena, No.5500, Yuanjiang Rd., Maqiao Town, Minhang, Shanghai
The ATP World Tour Masters 1000 is a series of nine tennis tournaments kicked off in nine cities, including Miami, Monte Carlo, Madrid, Rome, Canada (Montreal and Toronto in turn), Cincinnati, Shanghai, Paris, and Indian Wells. Shanghai is the only city in Asia to hold an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament; Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok hold an annual ATP World Tour Masters 250 tournament while Beijing and Toyota hold an ATP World Tour Masters 500 event. The five cities comprise the entire male tennis season in Asia.
As the second to the last ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event, the Shanghai Rolex Masters plays an essential role in the world rankings at the end of the year. China Highlights can help you design a tour to attend this event; or simple go to see our Sporting Events Tours.