Alexander Zverev’s consecration at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games added a new title to the German’s showcase, who at the age of 24 already has 15 ATP titles and now also with an Olympic gold medal. From the numbers, the winner of the Next Gen.
Within their crowns, logically the Gold stands out in this edition of the Games. In 2018, he had already made the first great leap: he was champion of the ATP Finals, a title with which he established himself as the fearsome tennis player that he is.
What’s more, has four Masters 1000 titles (Rome and Canada 2017, Madrid 2018 and Madrid 2021). And it is also important to note that became No. 3 in the world in 2017 and played in the US Open final in 2020 (fell with Dominic Thiem).
Anyway, these are just statistics. There are tennis players who adapt better to one surface than another, who shine in certain tournaments and who stand out for growing at certain times.
Nowadays, The N ° 2 of the circuit is Daniil Medvedev, the 25-year-old Russian who climbed the furthest, within the Next Gen, in the ranking. With eleven titles, he is undoubtedly another of the benchmarks of current tennis and has everything to be it of the future as well.
There are 3 Masters 1000 that Medvedev won (Cincinnati and Shanghai 2019, and Paris 2020) and, like Zverev, he also won an ATP Finals title, in 2020. In turn, was in two Grand Slam finals (US Open 2019, against Rafael Nadal; and Australian Open 2021, against Novak Djokovic).
On the other hand, the current N ° 4 of the circuit is Stefanos Tsitsipas, another of the great protagonists of the moment. At 22, he has 7 ATP titles, among which the 2019 ATP Finals stands out.. The Greek Lightning it also has a Masters 1000, more precisely this year’s Monte-Carlo.
And within the 10 finals he played and was left empty-handed, the most resonant is this season’s Roland Garros, in which he fell in an epic final against Djokovic.
Thus, Zverev, Medvedev and Tsitsipas head the Next Gen, although there are also tennis players like Andrey Rublev (7th), Matteo Berrettini (8th) and Denis Shapovalov (10th), among others, that have 8, 5 and 1 title, respectively, and that generally are serious protagonists in the different surfaces.
In this way, within the Top 10 there are six tennis players who are 25 years old or less.