ATP Executive Chairman and President Brad Drewett and Barclays Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins

ATP Executive Chairman and President Brad Drewett and Barclays
Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins.

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals sponsorship extended

07 Nov 2012, 13:02 GMT

Barclays will continue to sponsor the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 in London until at least the end of 2015.

We are committed to the long-term success of this tournament, which has established itself as one of the most popular tournaments in the world...     

Antony Jenkins

The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals – watched by 70 million viewers in 160 countries – is the climax to the ATP season in which the top eight male tennis players and male doubles teams compete in the season’s final showdown.

Many of the greatest names in the history of the sport have won this prestigious title, including Guillermo Vilas, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

Barclays Group Chief Executive Antony Jenkins said: “I am delighted that we will be continuing our sponsorship of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London.

“We are committed to the long-term success of this tournament, which has established itself as one of the most popular tournaments in the world with more than 250,000 people attending every year.”

Brad Drewett, ATP Executive Chairman and President, added: “We are very proud of our marquee event, the ultimate showcase of the best of men’s tennis.

“We are very grateful to our title sponsor, Barclays, for extending their partnership and continued commitment to making this event so successful.”

This year’s tournament started on Monday, 5 November at The O2 in London and the final match will take place a week later on Monday, 12 November.