ATP says top players set for ATP Cup

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SYDNEY (AP) The ATP says all top 10-ranked players, including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, have committed to play in the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia in January.

It said Saturday that the top 18-ranked countries and Australia, as the host-country wild card, will be among the qualifiers for the tournament to be held in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney from Jan. 3-12. Serbia leads the current rankings, with Spain second, Switzerland third and Russia fourth.

The ATP said the top two players for each country have committed to play, subject to change based on the ATP Rankings at the second entry deadline on Nov. 13, when remaining team members - up to an additional three players - will qualify.

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2019 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 N. Djokovic 9,865
2 R. Nadal 9,225
3 R. Federer 7,130
4 D. Medvedev 5,235
5 D. Thiem 4,575
6 A. Zverev 4,095
7 S. Tsitsipas 3,420
8 K. Nishikori 3,375
9 K. Khachanov 2,810
10 R. Bautista Agut 2,575
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2019 WTA Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 A. Barty 6,501
2 K. Pliskova 6,125
3 E. Svitolina 5,032
4 N. Osaka 4,846
5 B. Andreescu 4,835
6 S. Halep 4,803
7 P. Kvitova 4,326
8 K. Bertens 4,325
9 S. Williams 3,935
10 B. Bencic 3,738
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