Medvedev and Tsitsipas made their first Masters 1000 final at this tournament, in 2019 and 2018, respectively, and both men lost to Nadal in in that championship match. The lefty has captured the trophy at the Canadian event five times. Other players to watch in a loaded field include Russian Andrey Rublev, home favourite Denis Shapovalov and #NextGenATP Italian Jannik Sinner.
Here’s all you need to know about Toronto: when is the draw, what is the schedule, where to watch, who has won, how to buy tickets and more.
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Tournament Dates: 9-15 August 2021
Tournament Director: Karl Hale
Draw Ceremony: Saturday 7 August at time TBC
Schedule: (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: Saturday, 7 August – Sunday, 8 August at 11:00 a.m.
* Main draw: Play Monday – Sunday begins at 11:00 a.m. and 7 p.m.
* Doubles final: Sunday, 15 August from 1:30 p.m.
* Singles final: Sunday, 15 August from 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Aviva Centre
Prize Money: $2,850,975 (Total Financial Commitment: $3,487,915)
Tickets On Sale: Buy Now
Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: Ivan Lendl (6)
Most Titles, Doubles: Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan and Mahesh Bhupathi (5)
Oldest Champion: Rafael Nadal, 33, in 2019
Youngest Champion: Michael Chang, 18, in 1990
Lowest-Ranked Champion (since 1969): No. 95 Mikael Pernfors in 1993
Most Match Wins: Ivan Lendl (57)
Did You Know?
Every year, in alternation, Montreal and Toronto share hosting duties of the National Bank Open Presented by Rogers with former champions including Bjorn Borg, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe and Roger Federer.