The two ATP 250 matches in San Diego and METZ (the Moselle Cup is being played this week so what is the real scheduke finalized at last after s tring of torunaments in China and Russia that cannot eb played for a variety of reasons.
The schedule are as follows:-
ATP 250 matches - 26 September to 2 October 2022
Tel Aviv Open
ATP 500 matches - 3 to 9 October 2022
Astana Open - Nur-Sultan Kazakhstan
ATP 250 matches - 10 to 16 October 2022
ATP 250 matches - 17 to 23 October 2022
European Open (Antwerp)
ATP 500 Matches 24 to 30 October 2022
Swiss Open (Basil)
ATP 1000 match - 31 October to 6 November 2022
That is followed by the -
* Next Generation Finals - 8 to 12 November 2022; and
* The ATP Finals - 13 to 20 November 2022
Leaving out the last two tournaments, there are still -
* 8 ATP 250 tournaments - giving limited points to get into the ATP Finals - even if a player plays in all the ATP 250 tournaments he will only have three maximum number of tournaments he can play on that level;
* 4 ATP 500 tournaments to be played - 2 of which is in the same week - so the maximum number of matches to be played by any payer will be 2; and
* 1 ATP 1000 tournament.
For Djokovic to get into the ATP Finals he will have to win in at least one ATP 500 tournament and in the remaining ATP1000 tournament and competing players with more ranking points will have to be eliminated early in those tournaments.