ATP World Tour Finals Receives Record Attendances
November 19, 2014
The ATP has confirmed that the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals set new attendance records in London last week.
A record-breaking 263, pharm 560 fans attended the tournament across eight days of competition at The O2 Arena.
Nine of this year’s 15 sessions were total 17,800 sell-outs, making the event the best-attended tournament in its 45-year history.
The 2014 attendance surpassed the previous record of 263,229, set in 2012. The total six-year attendance since the event moved to London in 2009 stands at 1,548,245.
Serbian Novak Djokovic was crowned champion and became only the third player in history to win three consecutive titles.
This year’s tournament was televised by 56 different broadcasters in 195 territories, while the event drew record audiences online.
Live match streaming on TennisTV.com, the ATP’s official live streaming site, received more than 5.8 million total streams, an increase of 29%.
“The O2 in London continues to provide a terrific home for our season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals,” said Chris Kermode, ATP Executive Chairman & President.
“The support that the tournament gets from fans in the UK and worldwide has been phenomenal and we’re delighted to have set both new attendance and digital viewership records this year.”
The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals will be held at The O2 in London through 2015.