A player’s number of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 commitment tournaments shall
be reduced by one (1) tournament for reaching each of the following milestones:
1) 600 matches* (as of 1 January of the commitment year);
2) 12 years of service;
3) 31 years of age (as of 1 January of the commitment year).
If all three (3) conditions are met then the player has a complete exemption
from the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 player commitment.
The first Year of Service shall be the first calendar year in which a player has
competed in at least twelve (12) tournaments offering ATP ranking points.
* From 2010 only main draw singles matches played in the following events
will be used in the player’s match count for purposes of this rule.
ATP World Tour
Barclays ATP World Tour Final
Challenger and Futures matches played prior to 2010 will remain on the player’s
record as relates to this commitment reduction rule.
*NOTE: A player who is eligible for a reduction of his ATP World Tour Masters 1000
commitment tournaments per Section 1.08 who withdraws prior to the withdrawal
deadline and uses his exemption may have the number of his results from all other
eligible tournaments in the ranking period, that count for his ranking, increased by
one (1) for each milestone reached with a maximum of three (3).