The Next Gen ATP Finals is an annual tennis tournament that was started in 2017 with the aim of showcasing the best young players on the ATP Tour.
The tournament is played on indoor hard courts at the PalaLido arena in Milan, Italy.
2022 Next Gen ATP Finals Dates
The 2022 tournament in Milan will be held from the 8th to the 12th of November 2022, the week before the ATP Finals in Turin.
The tournament will be played in the same week as the WTA 125 LP Open in Colina, Chile.
2022 Next Gen ATP Finals Tickets
Tickets for the 2022 tournament are on sale now through the tournament’s official website, with ticket prices starting from €22.
2022 Next Gen ATP Finals Schedule
Below is the expected schedule for the 2022 tournament in Milan. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.
|Tuesday 8 November 2022||Afternoon||14:00||Round robin|
|Tuesday 8 November 2022||Evening||19:30||Round robin|
|Wednesday 9 November 2022||Afternoon||14:00||Round robin|
|Wednesday 9 November 2022||Evening||19:30||Round robin|
|Thursday 10 November 2022||Afternoon||14:00||Round robin|
|Thursday 10 November 2022||Evening||19:30||Round robin|
|Saturday 11 November 2022||Afternoon||19:00||Semifinals|
|Sunday 12 November 2022||Afternoon||21:00||Finals|
2022 Next Gen ATP Finals Format
Each year the ATP runs a “Race to Milan” to choose seven players under the age of 21 who get to participate in the Next Gen Finals in November.
There is also one wild card entry which brings the total number of participants to 8.
These 8 players are then split into 2 groups of 4 (Group A and Group B) with a round-robin format being used to decide who qualifies for the semifinals.
Once the round robin matches have been completed, the winner of Group A faces the runner up in Group B while the winner of Group B faces the runner up in Group A in the semifinals.
2022 Next Gen Players
Below is a list of players that qualified for the Next Generation Finals in 2021.
- Carlos Alcaraz
- Sebastian Korda
- Lorenzo Musetti
- Brandon Nakashima
- Juan Manuel Cerúndolo
- Sebastián Báez
- Holger Rune
- Hugo Gaston
Next Gen ATP Finals Prize Money
Details in relation to the prize money to be awarded at the 2022 tournament have not been released yet but below is the prize money that was awarded to players for the 2021 tournament.
The winner of the 2021 tournament (Carlos Alcaraz) won all 5 of his matches so he won prize money totaling $400,000, which was the maximum amount a player could win.
Players were paid a participation fee that was based on the number of group matches they played (approximately $26,660 per match).
For each group match a player won, they received $23,000 in prize money while a semi-final win earned the player $109,000.
The winner in the final received an additional $142,000 on top of what they had already earned.
Past Winners and Runner Ups
The defending champion is Carlos Alcaraz who beat Sebastian Korda in the 2021 final in Milan 4–3, 4–2, 4–2.
|2021||Carlos Alcaraz||Sebastian Korda||4–3, 4–2, 4–2|
|2019||Jannik Sinner||Alex de Minaur||4–2, 4–1, 4–2|
|2018||Stefanos Tsitsipas||Alex de Minaur||2-4, 4–1, 4–3, 4–3|
|2017||Chung Hyeon||Andrey Rublev||3–4, 4–3, 4–2, 4–2|