Association of Tennis Professionals
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The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), is the principal organizing body of men's professional tennis. Formed in September 1972 by Donald Dell, Jack Kramer, and Cliff Drysdale. The organizing body was to care for the interests of men's professional tennis, and starting in 1990 the ATP has organized the top tennis tour for men. In 2009 the organization changed the name of the tour from the "ATP Tour" to the "ATP World Tour". It is based in London.