2018 Next Generation ATP Finals

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2018 Next Generation ATP Finals
Date 6–10 November
Edition 2nd
Draw 8S
Prize money $
Surface Hard / indoor
Location Milan, Italy
Champions
Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas
← 2017 · Next Generation ATP Finals · 2019 →

The 2018 Next Generation ATP Finals was a men's exhibition tennis tournament played in Milan, Italy, from 6 to 11 November 2018. It was the season-ending event for the best singles players who were age 21 and under on the 2018 ATP World Tour.

Chung Hyeon was the 2017 champion, but was ineligible to compete this year due to his age.

Stefanos Tsitsipas won the title, defeating Alex de Minaur in the final, 2–4, 4–1, 4–3(7–3), 4–3(7–3).

Prize money

Stage Prize money
Undefeated champion bonus $24,000
Champion $235,000
Runner-up $130,000
Third place $78,000
Fourth place $52,000
Each round robin win $32,000
Participation fee $52,000
Alternates $16,000
  • Undefeated champion | $407,000

Qualification

The top seven players in the Emirates ATP Race to Milan qualified. The eighth spot went to Italian wild card Liam Caruana, who won a national qualifying tournament.[1] Eligible players must be 21 or under at the end of the year (born 1997 or later for 2018 edition). Nineteen-year-old Alex de Minaur was the youngest and only teenage player.

Due to participation in the ATP Finals the following week, Alexander Zverev again withdrew from the tournament,[2] as did Denis Shapovalov, citing exhaustion.[3]

  Players in gold have qualified.
  Players in dark gold qualified, but withdrew.
Final Standings of the Race to Milan (29 October 2018)[4]
No. ATP rank Player Points Move Tournaments Birth year
1 5 Germany Alexander Zverev 5,085 Steady 20 1997
2 16 Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 2,095 Steady 30 1998
3 29 Canada Denis Shapovalov 1,430 Steady 26 1999
4 33 Australia Alex de Minaur 1,288 Steady 26 1999
5 44 United States Frances Tiafoe 1,035 Steady 24 1998
6 49 United States Taylor Fritz 969 Steady 27 1997
7 76 Russia Andrey Rublev 715 Steady 21 1997
8 80 Spain Jaume Munar 697 Steady 30 1997
9 79 Poland Hubert Hurkacz 650 Increase2 28 1997
Italian wildcard
114 622 Italy Liam Caruana 45 Increase16 20 1998
Alternates
10 99 France Ugo Humbert 579 Decrease1 27 1998
11 102 United States Michael Mmoh 541 Decrease1 27 1998

Results

Final

Third place match

Seeds

  1. Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas (Champion)
  2. Australia Alex de Minaur (Final)
  3. United States Frances Tiafoe (Round robin)
  4. United States Taylor Fritz (Round robin)
  5. Russia Andrey Rublev (Semifinals, Third place)
  6. Poland Hubert Hurkacz (Round robin)
  7. Spain Jaume Munar (Semifinals, Fourth place)
  8. Italy Liam Caruana (Round robin)

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final
                           
1 Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 47 35 4 2 47
5 Russia Andrey Rublev 33 47 0 4 32
1 Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 2 4 47 47
2 Australia Alex de Minaur 4 1 33 33
2 Australia Alex de Minaur 35 4 4 34 4
7 Spain Jaume Munar 47 1 1 47 2 Third place match
5 Russia Andrey Rublev 1 47 2 4 47
7 Spain Jaume Munar 4 34 4 2 33

Group A

Greece Tsitsipas United States Tiafoe Poland Hurkacz Spain Munar RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
1 Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 4–3(7–3), 4–3(7–5), 4–2 4–1, 4–3(7–2), 4–1 4–3(7–5), 4–3(7–3), 3–4(4–7), 4–2 3–0 9–1 (90%) 39–25 (61%) 1
3 United States Frances Tiafoe 3–4(3–7), 3–4 (5–7), 2–4 4–1, 4–2, 2–4, 4–3(12–10) 1–4, 3–4 (3–7), 1–4 1–2 3–7 (30%) 27–34 (44%) 4
6 Poland Hubert Hurkacz 1–4, 3–4(2–7), 1–4 1–4, 2–4, 4–2, 3–4(10–12) 4–2, 4–2, 2–4, 3–4(5–7), 4–1 1–2 4–8 (33%) 32–39 (45%) 3
7 Spain Jaume Munar 3–4(5–7), 3–4(3–7), 4–3(7–4), 2–4 4–1, 4–3(7–3), 4–1 2–4, 2–4, 4–2, 4–3(7–5), 1–4 1–2 6–6 (50%) 37–37 (50%) 2

Group B

Australia de Minaur United States Fritz Russia Rublev Italy Caruana RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
2 Australia Alex de Minaur 4–3(10–8), 4–1, 4–2 4–1, 3–4(5–7), 4–1, 4–2 4–1, 4–1, 4–2 3–0 9–1 (90%) 39–18 (68%) 1
4 United States Taylor Fritz 3–4(8–10), 1–4, 2–4 2–4, 4–1, 4–3(7–4), 3–4(2–7), 2–4 1–4, 4–1, 4–3(11–9), 4–2 1–2 5–7 (42%) 34–38 (47%) 3
5 Russia Andrey Rublev 1–4, 4–3(7–5), 1–4, 2–4 4–2, 1–4, 3–4(4–7), 4–3(7–2), 4–2 4–3(9–7), 4–1, 4–2 2–1 7–5 (58%) 36–36 (50%) 2
8/WC Italy Liam Caruana 1–4, 1–4, 2–4 4–1, 1–4, 3–4(9–11), 2–4 3–4(7–9), 1–4, 2–4 0–3 1–9 (10%) 20–37 (35%) 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, then percentage of games won, then head-to-head records; 5) ATP rankings

References

  1. ^ https://www.atpworldtour.com/en/news/caruana-milan-2018-qualifies-atp
  2. ^ "Next Gen ATP Finals". Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Tennis: Shapovalov withdraws from Next Gen Finals". Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Emirates ATP Race To Milan". atp. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
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