The ATP Next Gen Finals is an annual exhibition tournament that showcases the best 21-and-under singles players of the ATP Tour season. The event, which was first launched in 2017, features a series of rule changes and innovations aimed at creating a high-tempo, cutting-edge and TV-friendly product that attracts new and younger fans to the sport.
The tournament has been held in Milan, Italy, for the first five editions, but will move to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, from 2023 to 2027.
Date: 2023.11.28 - 2023.12.02
The tournament consists of two round-robin groups, followed by the semi-finals and final. The matches are played on a singles-only court, with a best-of-five sets format, first to four games in each set, tie-break at 3-all, no-ad scoring, electronic line-calling, no-let rule, player coaching and free movement policy for fans.
The tournament does not distribute points for the ATP rankings, but counts towards the players’ win-loss records and prize money totals. The prize money for the 2022 edition was $2 million. The tournament does not count as an official ATP Tour title, but serves as a platform for the future stars of tennis to gain experience and exposure.
The tournament has seen many exciting players and matches over the years, demonstrating the talent and diversity of the next generation of tennis. Some of the past champions include:
The ATP Next Gen Finals is more than just a circuit of tennis tournaments; it is a celebration of innovation and achievement in men’s tennis. It is a spectacle that showcases the potential and personality of the next generation of tennis stars.
2023 winner to be announced on December 2nd, 2023 after the final
2022: Brandon Nakashima (USA) defeated Jiří Lehečka (CZE), 4–3(7–5), 4–3(8–6), 4–2.
2021: Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) defeated Sebastian Korda (USA), 4–3(7–5), 4–2, 4–2.
2020: Not held due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2019: Jannik Sinner (ITA) defeated Alex de Minaur (AUS), 4–2, 4–1, 4–2.
2018: Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) defeated Alex de Minaur (AUS), 2–4, 4–1, 4–3(7–3), 4–3(7–3).
2017: Hyeon Chung (KOR) defeated Andrey Rublev (RUS), 3–4(5–7), 4–3(7–2), 4–2, 4–2
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