After such an intense and emotional tennis season, the ATP Awards will celebrate the best tennis players of 2023. And finally the names of all the players who will compete for the prestigious awards have been announced by the ATP Tour through its website.
Comeback Player of the Year
This is the athlete who overcame a serious injury to re-establish himself as one of the best on the circuit.
Most Improved Player of the Year
The tennis player who achieved a significantly higher ATP ranking by the end of the year and who demonstrated an increasingly improving level of performance throughout the season.
Newcomer of the year
The Next Gen player who broke into the top 100 rankings for the first time in 2023 and has made the biggest impact on tour this season.
Luca Van Assche
Stefan Edberg Award for Sportsmanship
The player who, throughout the year, conducted himself at the highest level of professionalism and integrity, who competed with his teammates with the utmost spirit of fairness, and who promoted the game through his off-field activities.
Coach of the Year
Nominated and voted on by other ATP coaches, this award goes to the coach who has helped guide his player to a higher level of performance during the year.
Craig Boynton (Hubert Hurkacz)
Darren Cahill and Simone Vagnozzi (Jannik Sinner)
Juan Carlos Ferrero (Carlos Alcaraz)
Goran Ivanisevic (Novak Djokovic)
Bryan Shelton (Ben Shelton)
Among the highlights of the season, there are obviously Novak Djokovic’s three Slam victories, at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and the US Open.
The Serbian also won the ATP Finals in Turin. Carlitos Alcaraz won his second Slam title at Wimbledon, beating Novak Djokovic in an epic final after a five-set battle. Finally, Italy won the second Davis Cup in its history, 47 years after the first time, also thanks to the performances of Jannik Sinner.