The last three years have seen the entry of many young and talented players on the ATP tour. They have won many important titles and matches including the Masters 1000s and the ATP finals. These talented youngsters are beginning to challenge the BIG 3 hold on the Grand Slams with increasing confidence. Here the 4 best players among the young generation who have been most successful on the court.
Dominic Thiem: Tennis Players (Austria)
The Austrian superstar is touching new heights in the game with every passing year. He is regarded as one of the best tennis players on the clay courts while also a force to reckon on the hard surfaces also. Thiem has been twice the finalist at the French Open and in 2020 he also reached the Australian Open final.
The talented baseliner is currently ranked as world number 3 and thus regarded as one of the best tennis players on the tour. Dominic won his 1st Masters 100 titles and 2019 Indian Wells. He beat Roger Federer in a 3 set thriller. The great Austrian star is expected to dominate tennis for many future years, particularly the Roland Garros and other clay court championships.
Daniil Medvedev: Tennis Players (Russia)
Russia’s highest-ranked star is now one of the best tennis players in the ATP circuit. Medvedev is already a twice Masters 1000 champion. He won both those big titles in 2019 at the Shanghai and Cincinnati Opens. He is currently the world number 5 in the ATP singles rankings.
The 24-year-old has already reached a Grand Slam final. He did that in the US Open final of 2019. Medvedev has a potent hard court game while very solid on the clay also. His two-handed backhand and baseline defense even trouble the best tennis players in matches against the Russian.
Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
The talented Greek player has been having a great career progression since 2019. Tsitsipas won the 2019 Nitto season-ending finale to lift his biggest career title. He has also beaten all members of the Big 3 including his famous win against Nadal on the Madrid clay courts.
The talented youngster is regarded as one of the consistent and best tennis players in the young generation. His game resembles the young Roger Federer, with the one-handed backhand that is truly a thing of beauty. Tsitsipas is fast emerging as an all-court player who can dominate the tour in the coming years.
Alexander Zverev (Germany)
The former world number 3 and three times Masters 1000 champion from Germany is regarded as one of the most talented and best tennis players in the game. Zverev has a very strong baseline game and wonderful attacking skills. He has also won the ATP year-end championships in 2018 beating Novak Djokovic in the final.
In 2020 Zverev reached the Australian Open semis thus breaking into another level at the Grand Slam level. His two-handed backhand is the best shot of the talented German superstar. He has a very bright future in the game with many years ahead and is touted as a potential Grand Slam champion.