Following the controversial draw ceremony Sunday, the 21-and-under ATP NextGen finals begin Tuesday in Milan.
Group B: 2 Karen Khachanov v 7 Daniil Medvedev; 4 Borna Coric v 5 Jared Donaldson
Group A: 8 Gianluigi Quinzi v 1 Andrey Rublev; 3 Denis Shapovalov v 6 Hyeon Chung
Players will not be competing for ranking points, however as much as $390,000 is available to the winner!.
Among the innovations at this week’s event:
* All matches will be best-of-five sets, first to four games, with a tiebreak at three games all
* Serves will be no let and sudden-death points at deuce
* There will be an on-court serve shot clock (25 seconds to serve)
* Fans will be able to move freely around the stadium during play
* Hawkeye will call all lines – there will be no linespeople
* Players can talk to coaches at end of each set
“It’s always cool to experiment with new things,” Shapovalov said. “We don’t get to do that often so it’s definitely an exciting tournament and it’s going to be fun to compete with all these guys in the next week.”
NextGen Finals Groups
** Alexander Zverev qualified but is not playing.
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