The 2013 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals provided yet
another thrilling final chapter to a historic ATP World
Tour season as sell-out crowds and record audiences
online and on television tuned in to watch the world’s
greatest players battling it out for the last title of
the season at The O2.
A capacity crowd of 17,800
on Monday evening witnessed defending champion Novak
Djokovic defeat World No.1 Rafael Nadal for the title
and a record $1.92m in prize money, bringing the overall
attendance across the eight days of the tournament to
261,247. It is the second consecutive year that the
event has welcomed more than 260,000 fans. Since moving
to London in 2009, the eight-day tournament has welcomed
a remarkable 1.28m fans to The O2 arena.
year’s event was televised by 54 broadcasters in 193
territories and received more than 13 million visitors
to its digital platforms via the new responsive-designed
tournament website, an increase of 9% on 2012.
The tournament’s mobile traffic grew more than 100%,
whilst more than half a million people watched Holding
Court Live presented by Barclays, the live 90-minute
video show, streamed twice-daily from the Fan Zone at
The O2. Live match streaming on TennisTV.com, the ATP’s
official live streaming site, received more than 4.5
million total streams, an increase of 20%.
Silva, Tournament Director of the Barclays ATP World
Tour Finals, said: “The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
at The O2 have been another terrific success. We’re
always looking for ways to grow the event and to give
fans greater opportunities to engage with our tournament
on-site, online and on television. We’re thrilled with
the response that we’ve had and we’re very grateful for
the support that the tournament has had from fans all
over the world.”
The Barclays ATP World Tour
Finals has a rich history dating back to the birth of
The Masters in 1970. The tournament will be held at The
O2 in London through 2015.
BY THE NUMBERS
• 13,000,000 – number of visitors to ATP digital
platforms throughout the tournament
• 6,000,000 –
amount of prize money ($) on offer at this year’s event
• 1,923,000 – amount of prize money ($) won by 2013
champion Novak Djokovic.
• 1,284,685 – number of
fans to have come to the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
at The O2 arena since 2009.
• 410,000 – amount of
money raised (£) at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals
Gala, supported by Moët & Chandon, in aid of Great
Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. More than
£1.2m has been raised in the last three years.
403,974 – number of people to pass through The O2 site
in 2013, including the non-ticketed Barclays ATP World
Tour Finals Fan Zone, practice courts, restaurants and
bars, during the eight days of the tournament.
261,247 – attendance for this year’s tournament.
42 – number of hours required to lay down the court
following the end of the Jessie J concert prior to the
• 22 – number of consecutive matches
Novak Djokovic has won since losing the US Open final in
• 9 – number of sold out sessions
throughout the week (out of 15).