Next Gen ATP Finals

The Next Gen ATP Finals is a year-end hard-court tennis tournament for players who are 20-and-under that takes place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Date: 18 - 22 December
Category: Finals
Surface: Hard
Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Venue: King Abdullah Sports City
Players: 8 players (ATP Entry List)
Prize Money: $TBD (Distribution Overview)
Points: None
Draw: ATP Draw
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King Abdullah Sports City hosts the NextGen ATP Finals each season. The tournament features the best eight performing 20-and-under players on the ATP Tour at the end of each season. Similar to the ATP Finals, the Next Gen Finals format has two round-robin groups of four players.

The top two players from each group go to the finals before the two best players compete in the final. It is a five-day event with just a singles competition. Entrants are the seven best players based on rankings at the end of the season. But one player earns a wildcard entry each year.

Moreover, the Next Gen ATP Finals feature some innovative and unique rules compared to traditional ATP events. For instance, players and coaches can converse during matches, and timers are set in between first and second serves to speed up play.

Fans are also allowed to move freely outside of the court, except behind the baseline. Such rules aim to bring more excitement and a quicker style of play to the competition. Originally, the Next Gen ATP Finals were held in Milan, Italy, from 2017 to 2022.

The first five editions of the tournament took place at the PalaLido. In 2023, the venue changed to Saudi Arabia, and the competition will take place there until 2027. Some of the ATP’s best players of this generation achieved success at previous Next Gen ATP Finals.

Former Wimbledon and US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz won the competition in 2021. 2024 Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner also won the event in 2019, defeating Australian Alex de Minaur in the final.

In the inaugural competition in Jeddah, Serbian player Hamad Medjedovic, who has been mentored by Novak Djokovic won the Next Gen ATP Finals.

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