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2022 ATP Awards Honour Roll: Alcaraz, Nadal, Murray Among Winners of 2022 ATP Awards

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ATP Awards Honour Roll - 2022Carlos Alcaraz, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray are featured among the winners of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Awards 2022.

  • The 2022 ATP Awards were presented at the event held in Pala Alpitour in Turin, Italy.

ATP Awards: 

The ATP Awards honour the season’s best players and tournaments as determined by the players and ATP rankings. The award also includes player-voted awards, fans choose the winner of Fans’ Favourite singles player and doubles team.

  • The ATP also selects and honours the recipients of the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian and Ron Bookman Media Excellence awards.

Carlos Alcaraz named Youngest Year-End ATP No. 1 & Most Improved Player of the Year: 

World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, a 19-year-old Spanish tennis player, received the ATP No. 1 Trophy presented by Pepperstone. He is the youngest player in history to receive the award.

  • He also received the Most Improved Player of the Year 2022 award.

i. Carlos Alcaraz became the 1st teenager to win the top spot and achieved the largest jump in history to complete the year at No. 1.

  • He won 5 titles in 2022, including a 1st Grand Slam at the United States (US) Open and a pair of ATP Masters 1000 titles at the Miami Open presented by Itau and Mutua Madrid Open.

Ferrero Wins 2022 ATP Coach Of The Year Award

i. Juan Carlos Ferrero, former World No. 1 and coach of Carlos Alcaraz, received the ATP Coach of the Year at the 2022 ATP Awards.

ii. He has been working with Alcaraz since 2018, guiding Carlos Alcaraz to a Grand Slam title and the world’s No 1 ranking in 2022.

Rafael Nadal Voted Fans’ Favourite In 2022 ATP Awards

i. The Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal’s (36) historic 2022 ATP Tour season has come to a conclusion. He broke another record and was chosen as Fans’ Favorite in the ATP Awards for the 1st time.

ii. He won ATP Tour events in Melbourne and Acapulco 2022 season in addition to those Grand Slam victories in Australia and France, bringing his total number of tour-level victories to 92.

  • He had a 39-8 record at the end of the season.

ATP Awards Honour Roll- Categories & Awardees:

2022 ATP Awards Awardees
ATP No. 1 presented by PepperstoneCarlos Alcaraz(Spain)
Most Improved Player of the Year
ATP Doubles No. 1 presented by PepperstoneWesley Koolhof (Netherlands) & Neal Skupski (United Kingdom)
Comeback Player of the YearBorna Coric (Croatia)
Newcomer of the YearHolger Rune (Denmark)
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship AwardCasper Ruud (Norway)
Arthur Ashe Humanitarian AwardAndy Murray (United Kingdom)
ATP Coach of the YearJuan Carlos Ferrero (Spain)
Tim Gullikson Career Coach AwardBob Brett (Australia)
Fans’ Favourite (singles)Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Fans’ Favourite (doubles)Thanasi Kokkinakis (Australia) & Nick Kyrgios (Australia)
ATP Masters 1000 Tournament of the YearIndian Wells
ATP 500 Tournament of the YearQueen’s Club
ATP 250 Tournament of the YearDoha (Qatar)

Key Highlights:

i. Andy Murray has been named the recipient of the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award for a 2nd time, in recognition of his support for the humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

  • He has written an essay about his charity work for and donated his 2022 prize money to a UNICEF campaign for children.

ii. The ATP Doubles No. 1, Wesley Koolhof & Neal Skupski, are the winners of 7 titles during the 1st year of the partnership.

About the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP):

Chairman- Andrea Gaudenzi
Headquarters- London, United Kingdom (UK)
Establishment- 1972