The Next Gen rising star was voted by the players as the most improved player of the year.
He accepted his award with a lot of emotion.
Denis Shapovalov showcased great skills and heart for the game, as he made his way up to top 50.
Some people may argue that Alexander Zverev should be the one, but he is already far too established for this award, as this is given to players that just started to make their mark on the game. Also, Diego Schwartzman could’ve been considered, but he is way too old for this type of award.
The Canadian has an explosive style of play, being an aggressive base liner. His one hand backhand compliments his game.
The Tennis world needs another lefty in he elite, as for so long Nadal was the only one up there.
Horia Tecau won the Arthur Ashe humanitarian award.
The Romanian is working to defend the children’s rights in his home country, as he is an Unicef ambassador.
Tecau is a doubles specialist and will take part in the elite World Tour Finals event. He won it in 2015, alongside his longtime partner, Rojer. He is regarded as having an exemplary work ethic and manners.