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Shapovalov’s US Open Breakthrough Took A Village

Ask any player about how they made it onto the ATP Tour and they’ll name at least one person who played a key role in achieving their dreams. Denis Shapovalov is quick to credit the members of his team, both lifelong and recent, who helped guide him to his first Grand

Alcaraz, 17, Joins Nadal As Youngest Spanish Challenger Champions

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz. That's it. That's the list. The youngest players from Spain to lift a trophy on the ATP Challenger Tour. On Sunday, the 17-year-old Alcaraz had his maiden moment in the spotlight, streaking to the title at the Challenger 100 event in Trieste, Italy. It was a

Shapovalov: ‘My Only Purpose Is To Get Better’

When Denis Shapovalov first picked up a racquet at age five, it was because he wanted to be like his older brother. The #NextGenATP Candian now hopes to provide that same inspiration for kids in his country. The 20-year-old currently sits at No. 16 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, just three

Five Things To Know About Emil Ruusuvuori

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#NextGenATP Finn Emil Ruusuvuori announced his arrival on Tuesday by scoring his first ATP Tour win against Dennis Novak at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier. The 20-year-old, currently No. 101 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, took a quieter approach to his rapid climb by racking up wins on

Read & Watch: Like Father, Like Son: Casper Ruud Makes His Mark

Editor's Note: This story was first published 14 May 2019. Like father like son has become much more than an adage of late for Casper Ruud, Norway's Next Gen ATP Finals hopeful. It's become a way of playing on the ATP Tour. The 20-year-old #NextGenATP player reached the Top 100 of the

Tiafoe Inspires Young Essay Winners In Winston-Salem

Frances Tiafoe is all about giving back. The #NextGenATP American regularly puts his hands up for kids’ clinics and autograph sessions whenever he competes at ATP Tour events. He did just that on Sunday at the Winston-Salem Open, holding a Q&A and autograph session with several kids ages 11-17. The

Five Things To Know About Ugo Humbert

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was first published on 7 July 2019. Humbert is now through to the semi-finals at the Hall of Fame Open in Newport and is seeded fourth at the event. He also cracked the Top 50 of the ATP Rankings for the first time on Monday. Humbert

Tsitsipas Wins First Clay-Court Title In Estoril

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Stefanos Tsitsipas gained vital confidence on the European clay on Sunday, beating Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6(4) at the Millennium Estoril Open for his first clay-court title. Greece's #NextGenATP star was too solid from the baseline for Cuevas, a six-time clay-court titlist, and the 20-year-old took advantage of the Uruguayan's