Round robin format with 8 players/teams divided into two groups of four, with 8 seeds to be determined by the Emirates ATP Rankings and Emirates ATP Doubles Team Rankings on 3 November 2014. All singles matches shall be the best of three tie-break sets, including the final. All doubles matches shall be two sets (no ad) and a Match Tie-break.
The top seeded players/teams will be placed in Group A and the second seeded player/team will be placed in Group B. Players/teams seeded 3 and 4, 5 and 6, 7 and 8, will then be drawn in pairs with the first drawn placed in Group A. Each player/team plays the three other players/teams in his group. The winner of each group (best overall record) will be placed in separate semi-final brackets, with the top player/team in Group A playing the runner-up in Group B, and vice versa. If two or more players/teams are tied after the round robin matches, the ties will be broken by the Tie-Break Procedure.
Semi-final Qualifying ProcedureThe final standings of each group shall be determined by the first of the following methods that apply:
a) Greatest number of wins;
b) Greatest number of matches played;
Comment: 2-1 won-loss record beats a 2-0 won-loss record; a 1-2 record beats a 1-0 record.
c) Head-to-head results if only two (2) players are tied,
d) If three (3) players are tied, then…