There’s a thrilling change of guard underway in tennis. A force of new, youthful talent is challenging the reigning veterans for supremacy — and proving they’re more than capable. Here are five next-gen male stars setting the centre court alight.
ATP world ranking: 15
At just 20 years old, the Canadian hotshot has cracked the world’s top 20, having just climbed 13 places after a dazzling Paris Masters that saw him reach the final against eventual victor Novak Djokovic. Now the world’s top Canadian, Shapovalov is reaping excellent results from a new partnership with coach Mikhail Youzhny, and promises further successes with his fearless, big-hitting game in 2020.