Mikael Ymer is the first Swedish player to finish the year in the top 100 in the world, since compatriot Robin Soderling in 2011. The 74th player in the world has a record of 39 wins, 10 losses in ATP tournaments. Challenger this year.
Thanks to his first visit to the semifinal of ATP 250 in Estoril and won two ATP Challenger titles, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has climbed to 149th in the world. Thanks to the player born in 1999, Spain for the second year in a row has represented Milan to attend the Next Gen ATP Finals. Last year, Jaume Munar stopped in the semi-finals.
Jannik Sinner won the prize thanks to the special capacity and also the youngest face. The 18-year-old won two ATP Challenger titles in the year. The championship at Bergamo in late February made him the youngest Italian player to win the ATP Challenger. Sinner also had his first victory in the Masters 1000 after beating Steve Johnson in the first round in Rome. In the current top 100 in the world, he is also the youngest tennis player.
Eight players were divided into two groups, A and B, for a round-robin competition. The first two positions in each group will advance to the semi-finals. Group A consists of De Minaur, Ruud, Kecmanovic and Fokina. Group B includes Tiafoe, Humbert, Ymer, and Sinner.
Next Gen ATP Finals 2019 takes place on indoor hard courts from 5-9 November. After the first two years held at Fiera Milano, this year the tournament will take place at PalaLido Allianz Cloud.
Djokovic won the opening match of ATP Finals
The UK No. 2 tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Matteo Berrettini juniors 6-2, 6-1 in the first leg of Group B ATP Finals on November 10.
For the first time attending the tournament for the eight best players of the year, Berrettini faced a great obstacle. The Italian player completely lost to Djokovic in 64 minutes and won only three games.
Two of Berrettini’s three winning games came in the first set. Djokovic delivered poorly in the first games and let juniors chase with the score 2-2. But when catching up with the serve of the opponent, Djokovic is not difficult to overcome.