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Nominees for 2020 ATP Awards Announced


Diego Schwartzman made his maiden major semifinal in Paris and makes his mark on the annual ATP Awards.

A driven Schwartzman took giant steps subduing Dominic Thiem 7-6(1), 5-7, 6-7(8), 7-6(5), 6-2 battling into his first Grand Slam semifinal at Roland Garros in a dizzying five hour, eight-minute marathon.

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The Argentinean, who toppled Rafael Nadal en route to his first Masters 1000 final in Rome, joins Nadal, Thiem and John Millman as one of four nominees for the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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See the complete list of 2020 ATP Awards nominees here.

Schwartzman, Andrey Rublev, Jannik Sinner, Ugo Humbert are the four nominees in a highly-competitive Most Improved Player of the Year category.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The eighth-ranked Rublev won a Tour-best five titles in 2020. Sinner upset Alexander Zverev reaching the Roland Garros quarterfinals in his tournament debut then went on to win his first Tour-level title with a third-set tiebreaker win over Vasek Pospisil in the Sofia final and the 22-yea-old Humbert showed dazzling skills winning titles in Auckland and Antwerp.



Here are the nominees for the ATP Awards:

Comeback Player of the Year

Kevin Anderson

Andrey Kuznetsov

Vasek Pospisil

Milos Raonic

Newcomer of the Year

Carlos Alcaraz

Sebastian Korda

Lorenzo Musetti

Jurij Rodionov

Emil Ruusuvuori

Thiago Seyboth Wild

Coach of the Year

Gilles Cervara (Daniil Medvedev)

Juan Ignacio Chela (Diego Schwartzman)

Nicolas Massu (Dominic Thiem)

Riccardo Piatti (Jannik Sinner)

Fernando Vicente (Andrey Rublev)

Fellow ATP coaches vote for Coach of the Year nominees.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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ATP Awards winners, including Fans' Favorite and the recipient of the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award, will be revealed later this month. Fans can vote for their favorite singles player and doubles team through Friday, December 11th.

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