It’s the end of the year, when Novak Djokovic recognizes the efforts of his athletes during the season when he’s firmly seated at the top of the ATP rankings.
In the coming weeks, the 2020 ATP Awards will be announced and will vote for the “Comeback Player of the Year,” “Most Improved Player of the Year,” “Newcomer of the Year,” and “Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award.” And te “Coach of the Year”.
Candidates for each category were announced with Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman being selected as two and coach Juan Ignacio Chela on the Coach of the Year short list.
Here’s a complete list of players voting:
Comeback Player of the Year:
A player who has overcome serious injuries by reestablishing his position as one of the top players on the ATP Tour.
Kevin Anderson (RSA)
Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS)
Basek Pospicil (CAN)
Milos Raonic (CAN)
Most Growing Player of the Year Award:
Players who have reached a significantly higher FedEx ATP ranking by the end of the year, demonstrating an ever-increasing level of performance throughout the year.
Ugo Humbert (FRA)
Andrey Rublev (RUS)
Diego Schwartzman (ARG)
Jannik Sinner (ITA)
Newcomer of the year:
The #NextGen ATP player, who made his first Top 100 or Top 150 in 2020 and had the biggest impact on this season’s ATP Tour.
Carlos Alcaraz (ESP)
Sebastian Korda (USA)
Lorenzo Musetti (ITA)
Yuri Rodionov (ITA)
Emil Ruth Buoli (FIN)
Chiagozai Boss Wild (BRA)
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award:
A player who demonstrates the highest level of professionalism and integrity throughout the year, competes with fellow players with maximum fairness, and promotes the match through off-court activities.
Rafael Nadal (ESP
John Millman (AUS)
Diego Schwartzman (ARG)
Dominic Thiem (AUT)
Coach of the Year:
Nominated and voted by fellow ATP coaches, this award is given to ATP coaches who helped players of the year lead to higher levels of performance.
Daniil Medvedev coach Jill Selbara (FRA)
Diego Schwartzman’s Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG) coach
Dominic Thiem coach Nicolas Massú (CHI)
Director Jannik Sinner of Riccardo Piatti (ITA)
Andrey Rublev’s Fernando Vicente (ESP) coach
Results will be announced later this month, but in the meantime, tennis fans will be able to vote for their favorite players and double teams on Friday, December 11th on the ATP website. (Https://www.atptour.com/en/news/atp-awards-2020-fans-favourite)
– Tennis Sports
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