The Shanghai Masters the most prestigious ATP event in the Asia-Pacific region and one of nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Series tournaments played annually. It takes place every year in October in Shanghai, China. It is the only tournament of this category played outside of North American or the European region and is the culmination and feature event of the Asian Swing. Currently (as of July 21), the ATP website says it will be held October 3-10, 2021, however, the Shanghai Masters site says October 9-17, 2021

Since its first year (2009), the Shanghai Rolex Masters has proved to be very popular among top ATP players, as they have voted it as the best ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament of the year for 5 consecutive years!

Shanghai Masters Schedule and Tickets

Ticket Options

  • Ticket Resellers – Our recommended reseller sites for the Shanghai Masters include Viagogo and in some years, StubHub
  • Direct Website offers primary tickets:
  • Tickets usually on Sale in July (2021 TBD)
  • Sat, October is Free Public Open Day

Shanghai Masters Tickets and Schedule

October 5-13, 2019, See Shanghai Masters Ticket Options

Session Day Date   Round
1 Sun Oct 6 Day Qualifier
2 Mon Oct 7 Day Round 1
3     Night Round 1
4 Tues Oct 8 Day Round 1 & 2
5     Night Round 1 & 2
6 Wed Oct 9 Day Round 2
7     Night Round 2
8 Thurs Oct 10


Round of 16
9     Night Round of 16
10 Fri Oct 11 Day Quarterfinals
11     Night Quarterfinals
12 Sat Oct 12 Day Semi Finals
13 Sun Oct 13 Day Finals

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Shanghai Masters Hotel Picks

Kunlun Jing An

Formerly Hilton Shanghai. A favorite of visitors to the ATP tournament, offering a free shuttle bus to the tennis center as well as a well equipped health center that includes an outdoor tennis court, squash court, full-size indoor swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
When visiting Shanghai, a great place to stay in on the waterfront district known as The Bund. And if you are staying in The Bund, why not treat yourself to the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund? The aesthetics and the on-site restaurants could be considered “East meets West”, with a delicious blend of options, and impressive decor complimenting beautiful views of the city and waterfront.

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao
If you are looking to stay in a hotel that reminds you of home, this is a good fit. A juxtaposition between an over-the-top entrance and modest but comfortable rooms, the hotel is perfect for families, featuring a big, gorgeous indoor pool, fitness center, and close proximity to lots of shops and restaurants.

Pudi Boutique Hotel
For a unique experience where the look and feel of the hotel is Chinese, but the restaurant offers Western cuisine, check out Pudi Boutique Hotel. Despite being centrally located, the vibe is calm and tranquil. Easily accessible from the hotel is Metro Lines 1 and 10, as well as the shopping and dining of areas of Xintiandi and Huaihai Zhong Lu as well as the charming former French Concession shops, galleries, tea houses, coffee shops, bars and restaurants.

Just south of central Shanghai, this is where to stay if you want to be transported back into old world China. This hotel is comprised of antique villas from the Ming and Qing dynasty, which have been reassembled and placed within a forrest of calm to create this unique hotel.

Shanghai Manhattan Hotel Minhang
Another member of The Shanghai Hotels Collection, this hotel is a 5-star option located about 15 minutes from the site of the Shanghai Masters. With more of a modern feel, this hotel is similar to a Hilton or Marriott. It is a 10-minute walk from Huaning Road subway station, giving you freedom to explore the city.

Greentown Shanghai Rose Garden Resort
Part of The Shanghai Hotels Collection, this 4-star hotel is located about a 5 minute drive from Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena, home of the Shanghai Masters. With all the trimmings of a resort, this is a relaxing option in a crowded city, boasting a beautiful lawn and gardens, decadent rooms, and a granite-tiled spa.

Venue Information

Matches take place in the magnificent Qizhong Tennis Center which covers the total area of 338,836 square meters and consists of 25 Deco Turf outside tennis courts. Main courts include Grand Stand Court 2, Court 3 and a beautiful Center Court with a steel retractable roof which look like a Shanghai’s city flower, magnolia, and can seat 15,000 people.

Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena
No.5500, Yuan Jiang Road
Minhang District

Center Court seats 13,800, Grandstand seats 5,000, Union Pay Court 3 seats 1,500.

Shanghai Masters Tennis Qizhong Arena Seating Chart

Shanghai Masters Tennis Qizhong Arena Grounds Map

Shanghai Masters Tennis Qizhong Arena Grounds Map

A city shuttle bus service is available during the tournament. The shuttle bus starts at the South Square of Xinzhuang Station of the Metro Line 1 and the terminal is between Gate 1 and Gate 2 of Qizhong Tennis Center. The bus stops at Zhuanqiao Station of Metro Line 5. It takes about 45 minutes to complete the route and the ticket costs 2RMB each way.

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Shanghai Masters Transfer & Ground Transport

The Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) is about a 52 minutes drive to the Qizhong Tennis Center going SouthWest.

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Shanghai Masters Flight Info

The Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) is about a 52 minutes drive to the Qizhong Tennis Center.

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Sometimes, waiting a few days or a week may make a huge difference in airfare prices. Check the cheapest flight options at FlightHub.

Cheap Flight Tips:

1) Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the cheapest days to fly. Next lowest fares are usually Thursday and Saturday (which usually means you can catch quarter finals on Friday, and head out on Saturday)

2) If you've already searched multiple times on a site for airfare, trying going private or incognito on your browser, which may show newer and lower rates

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Shanghai Popular Activities & Things to Do

Take the opportunity to watch some of the best tennis in the world as a part of experiencing Shanghai, the China’s biggest city. Modern and dynamic as well as traditional, the western and the oriental, those are all synonymous with Shanghai. Stop at the Bund – the city’s Wall Street, visit beautiful Yuyuan Gardens and Buddha Temple, experience M50 and Shanghai museums, and relax and reenergize at stunning West Lake. You can only see all of that, and even more in Shanghai, The Pearl of Orient.

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Prior Shanghai Masters Dates:

  • October 5-13, 2019
  • October 7-14, 2018


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