There are many talented young tennis players. Find out more about the best players aged 25-and-under, and vote on who will be the next ATP number one
Since 2004, only three players have been the number one in the ATP ranking: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and lately, Novak Djokovic. But any domination comes to an end, and eventually, younger players will outrank these three legends of tennis. We have shortlisted a few of the most talented new tennis players to open the debate on who will be the next ATP number one. All players listed are 25 and under. Feel free to add other players to the comment section below. .
Players who made it to the top 10
- Kei Nishikori (Japan, 25). He is the most consistent player among the young generation, and has already reached the fourth spot. In 2014, he reached the US Open final, being the first male player from an Asian country to do so.
- Milos Raonic (Canada, 24). With his powerful and precise serve, he also reached the fourth spot in 2015. Ranonic made it to the Wimbledon semifinals in 2014.
- Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria, 24). Often compared with Roger Federer, he reached the semifinals of Wimbledon and number eight at the ATP ranking in 2014.
Other young players
- David Goffin (Belgium, 24). His fame began in 2012 when he reached the fourth round at the French Open. Ever since he has climbed the ATP ranking to his current 14th spot.
- Dominic Thiem (Austria, 21). He has recently entered the top 20 (number 18 at the ATP).
Other young players still haven’t reached the top 20, but are close
- Bernard Tomic (Australia, 22, ATP #24)
- Nick Kyrgios (Australia, 20, ATP #25)
- Jack Sock (USA, 22, ATP #30)
- Borna Coric (Crotia, 18, ATP #33)
Check out the sories of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal when they were starting their careers
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Young tennis players: who will be the next ATP number one?
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