Manchester has united hosts that were current London on a five-city shortlist to stage that the ATP Finals from 2021.

Turin, Tokyo and singapore also have made the cut an initial interest was expressed by more than 40 cities in hosting the growing season finale.

Manchester lost out into the city of Shenzhen earlier this year because of its effort to host the most WTA Finals – that the women’s equivalent of their ATP Finals.

A choice on the ATP Finals host is going to be earned by March 20-19 at the earliest.

London has hosted the event since 2009 and has since drawn a cumulative amount in excess of 2.5 million audiences into the o 2 Arena since then.

It expanded its present agreement to host through to 2020 in May 2017.

Manchester’s unsuccessful want was centred to the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, the venue that was probable if it was successful with the ATP Finals bidding.

“It has turned into an exceptionally competitive process, and the offender cities on the short list deserve huge credit to the passion and creative vision they have shown in their various plans to continue the development of our showpiece event,” said ATP president Chris Kermodesaid

“Together with the last recap declared we believe we’ll likely soon be well-placed to determine that the upcoming chapter that is exciting .”