Total prize money for the Shanghai Rolex Masters is $4,195,895 USD. The event is held from 8 to 16 October 2017.
The stunning trophies were designed and created by world famous Royal Selangor Pewter. Three trophies were designed and it went to a public vote via the tournament website to determine the trophy that would be presented. The trophy signifies the roof over Qi Zhong Stadium which is known as the Magnolia Roof. It is a perpetual trophy with the new champions receiving a replica trophy.
In addition to the wonderful Royal Selangor Pewter trophies and the prize money, the players also play for vital points for their world ranking. As the Shanghai Rolex Masters is an ATP Masters 1000 event, it means that the winner will earn 1000 ranking points however points start from the first round—a player losing in the singles first round still earns 10 points.
The Hawk-Eye System is used on the center court. Shanghai was the first city in Asia to use the system. During a set a player receives three incorrect challenges, if a player gets a challenge wrong their number of challenges drops by one until the challenges run out. If the set goes to a tie-break the players receive an additional challenge. A challenge is shown on giant screens atop of center court and everyone can track the trajectory of the ball and where it lands.