The popular Italian men’s youth exhibition tennis tournament, Next Gen ATP Finals 2022 is here. Prepare to see some of the best youth tennis plays on the upcoming five-day event, which opens on November 8, 2022.
The Next Gen ATP Finals is an annual men’s youth exhibition tennis competition held in Italy. While the event is not officially classified as an ATP Tour tournament, each match’s win-loss record is recorded under career ATP games. The tournament primarily attracts participants because of the huge prize money.
The event originated as a result of a collaboration between the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the Italian Tennis Federation. The event is generally played over five days. The format consists of a two-group round-robin, followed by a semifinal and final.
In last year’s event, Carlos Alcaraz upset Sebastian Korda over 4-3, 4-2, and 4-2 sets, to become the defending champion of 2022. Although he initially qualified for the event but withdrew due to a recent major injury. As such, currently Lorenzo Musetti is the leading seed of the event.
When will be Next Gen ATP Finals 2022 held?
- Start Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
- End Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
- Time: 09:00 a.m. ET
The final week of the Next Gen ATP Finals 2022 is scheduled to begin this Tuesday, November 8, 2022. It will run for six days and end the upcoming week’s Sunday, November 13th. The first match of the group stage will begin at 05:00 p.m. ET.
Next Gen ATP Finals 2022 Schedule:
|Round||Date||Start Time (ET)|
|Group Stage||November 8, 2022 – November 10, 2022||05:00 a.m.|
|Semifinal||November 11, 2022||TBD|
|Final||November 12, 2022||TBD|
How to watch Next Gen ATP Finals 2022?
- Australia – beIN Sports
- France – Eurosport France
- USA – Tennis Channel
TV Broadcast of the Next Gen ATP Finals playoffs will be available in Australia via beIN Sports. In France, fans can watch the event on TV via Eurosport. While in the USA, the playoffs will be televised on Tennis Channel.
How to Live Stream the event?
The broadcast distributors of the upcoming event will be live streaming the entire event on their online mediums. Moreover, a live stream of the matches will be available over Amazon Prime.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Allianz Cloud Arena
- Location: Milan, Italy
This year’s Next Gen ATP Finals will be held at the Allianz Cloud Arena. The 2021 iteration of the event took place in the same arena. But after the recent renovation, it’s name was changed from “PalaLido” to “Allianz Could Arena”. The multipurpose hard surface indoor arena is located in Milan, Italy.
Next Gen ATP Finals 2022 Seeds:
The top eight players of this year’s ATP Race to Milan were initially set to qualify for the event. But the top three initial seeds retired from the event due to various reasons. Most notably, Carlos Alcaraz had to withdraw from playing tennis due to his recent injury. As such, the present seed list is stated below–
The Next Gen ATP Finals 2022 organizers have listed purse money of $1.4 million. All the participants of the event will be getting a share of the purse money. The purse distribution list of the ongoing event is listed below –
|Semi-Final Match Win||$113,500|
|Round Robin Win||$28,000|