Meet The Champions Of 2023
Throughout the season the world’s best tennis players battle each week to become champion. From continent to continent and surface to surface, they work hard to earn glory, with everyone pursuing a place at the Nitto ATP Finals at the end of the year. This year's season finale will be played in Turin from 12-19 November.
We take a look at all the champions of 2023.
United Cup, Australia - United States
In the first edition of the United Cup, the mixed teams event played across Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, the United States prevailed, led by Taylor Fritz, Jessica Pegula, Frances Tiafoe and Madison Keys.
Adelaide International 1, Adelaide - Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic made a quick start to his season in Adelaide. During his semi-final victory against Daniil Medvedev, he suffered an injury scare. The next day he managed that to save championship point and defeat Sebastian Korda 6-7(8), 7-6(3), 6-4 for his first trophy of 2022.
Tata Open Maharashtra, Pune - Tallon Griekspoor
The Pune championship match featured two first-time finalists in Tallon Griekspoor and Benjamin Bonzi. It was the Dutchman Griekspoor who entered the winners’ circle with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 triumph at the Indian ATP 250.
ASB Classic, Auckland - Richard Gasquet
The former World No. 7 Richard Gasquet showed he still has it. The Frenchman upset Cameron Norrie 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 from a break down in the final set to become the oldest champion in tournament history. It was Gasquet’s 16th ATP Tour trophy and his first since 2018 in ’s-Hertogenbosch.
Adelaide International 2, Adelaide - Soonwoo Kwon
Soonwoo Kwon lost in the final-round of qualifying to Tomas Machac at the second Adelaide ATP 250. The South Korean received a lucky loser spot in the draw and immediately earned his revenge against Machac in the first round of the main draw. He carried that momentum to his first ATP Tour triumph, defeating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(4) for the crown.
Australian Open, Melbourne - Novak Djokovic
There were worries regarding the condition of Djokovic’s leg early in the tournament following the injury he suffered in Adelaide. But the Serbian rose to the occasion again at Melbourne Park, earning a record-extending 10th Australian Open title and record-tying 22nd major trophy. He defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6(4), 7-6(5) to cap a run in which he lost just one set.
Dallas Open, Dallas - Wu Yibing
Wu Yibing made history in Dallas, where he became the first Chinese ATP Tour titlist in history. The 23-year-old saved four championship points and withstood 44 aces in a 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 7-6(12) victory over John Isner in the final.
Cordoba Open, Cordoba - Sebastian Baez
Sebastian Baez became the first home champion of the 2023 season in Cordoba, where he thrilled the Argentine crowd throughout the week. Baez won an all-Argentine clash in the final against Federico Coria 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 for his second ATP Tour title.
Open Sud de France — Montpellier - Jannik Sinner
Jannik Sinner arrived in Montpellier having lost his opening match on his first two appearances at the ATP 250. But the Italian broke that streak in style, upending serve-and-volleying American Maxime Cressy 7-6(3), 6-3 for the crown, his first of 2023.
ABN AMRO Open, Rotterdam - Daniil Medvedev
Sinner appeared on track for his second title in as many weeks after taking the first set of the Rotterdam final against Medvedev. But Medvedev responded for a 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 win, setting the stage for what would become a hot streak for the 27-year-old.
Delray Beach Open, Delray Beach - Taylor Fritz
After helping the United States to United Cup glory to start the season, Fritz earned individual glory in Delray Beach. The American lost just one set in front of his home crowd and battled past Miomir Kecmanovic 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 for the trophy.
Argentina Open, Buenos Aires - Carlos Alcaraz
Injury prevented Carlos Alcaraz from competing in Australia this year, but the Spaniard wasted no time making a quick start to his season in Buenos Aires. Despite losing a set in his first match of 2023 against Laslo Djere, Alcaraz powered through the rest of the week without dropping another set. He defeated the always-tough Cameron Norrie 6-3, 7-5 for the trophy.
Rio Open presented by Claro, Rio de Janeiro - Cameron Norrie
One week after Alcaraz beat Norrie in straight sets for the Buenos Aires crown, the Briton returned the favour. Norrie trailed 5-7, 0-3, but worked his way into the match and with Alcaraz struggling physically, was able to claw his way to a 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 win for the trophy. It was his first ATP 500 trophy on clay.
Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha - Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev carried the momentum from his Rotterdam run to Doha, where he claimed his second title of the year. His opponent in the final, former World No. 1 and wild card Andy Murray, enjoyed a resurgent week to reach the final behind four consecutive three-set victories. But Medvedev was too solid in the championship match, which he claimed 6-4, 6-4.
Open 13 Provence, Marseille - Hubert Hurkacz
Hubert Hurkacz lost a set in his first two matches, but found his rhythm as the week wore on. In the final, the Polish star halted the dreams of home favourite Bonzi 6-3, 7-6(4).
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Dubai - Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev won his third consecutive tournament in Dubai and did so in dominant form, earning the hardware without losing a set. In the semi-finals, he ousted World No. 1 Djokovic and replicated his performance in the final with a 6-2, 6-2 win over close friend Andrey Rublev.
Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC, Acapulco - Alex de Minaur
Alex de Minaur earned the biggest title of his career in Mexico, where he claimed ATP 500 glory with a comeback 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win in the final over recent Australian Open semi-finalist Tommy Paul. It was the Australian’s seventh tour-level triumph.
Movistar Chile Open, Santiago - Nicolas Jarry
This year’s Movistar Chile Open was one Nicolas Jarry and the local crowd will never forget. Jarry triumphed on home soil at the tournament that has long been run by members of his family, defeating Tomas Martin Etcheverry 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 6-2 in the final.
BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells - Carlos Alcaraz
If there were questions around Alcaraz’s health leading into Indian Wells after suffering physically in the Rio de Janeiro final, the Spaniard answered them resoundingly. The 19-year-old dominated the season’s first Masters 1000 event, winning the title without losing a set. He cruised past Medvedev 6-3, 6-2 in the championship clash.
Miami Open presented by Itau, Miami - Daniil Medvedev
Despite losing in the Indian Wells final to Alcaraz, Medvedev immediately bounced back to continue his red-hot stretch and claim the Miami crown. He lost just one set in the tournament and after battling past Karen Khachanov in a three-set semi-final, he ousted Alcaraz-conqueror Sinner 7-5, 6-3 for the trophy. The run propelled Medvedev into first place in the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin.
Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, Houston - Frances Tiafoe
Over the past year Frances Tiafoe has taken a step forward, with several notable performances highlighted by his US Open semi-final last season. But the American was still pursuing his first title in more than five years when he arrived in Houston. The top seed took care of business, overcoming significant rain throughout the week and defeating Etcheverry 7-6(1), 7-6(6) to become champion.
Grand Prix Hassan II, Marrakech - Roberto Carballes Baena
Roberto Carballes Baena needed to work hard to earn his second tour-level triumph and that he did. The Spaniard won four of his matches in a deciding set and finished the job with a 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-2 victory over Alexandre Muller in the final.
Millennium Estoril Open, Estoril - Casper Ruud
After a tough start to the season, Casper Ruud found his footing on the clay of Estoril. The Norwegian star earned his first ATP Tour title of the year at the Portuguese ATP 250, where he beat Kecmanovic 6-2, 7-6(3) to complete his run.
Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, Monte-Carlo - Andrey Rublev
Rublev, a consistent presence in the world’s Top 10, broke through at the ATP Masters 1000 level in Monte-Carlo. The fifth seed rallied from a break down in the deciding set in the final to defeat reigning Paris-Bercy champion Holger Rune 5-7, 6-2, 7-5. It was the 13th title of the 25-year-old’s career.
Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Barcelona - Carlos Alcaraz
Alcaraz made a statement to the rest of the Tour in Barcelona, where he breezed through the draw to make the perfect start to his clay-court season. The teen did not lose a set on the Spanish clay, dismissing Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the final to successfully defend a title for the first time.
BMW Open by American Express, Munich - Holger Rune
Rune earned his first title of the season in Munich, where he won a memorable final against Botic van de Zandschulp, who served for the trophy at 5-2, 40/15 in the third set. The Dutchman ultimately earned four championship points, but Rune persevered 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(3).
Srpska Open, Banja Luka - Dusan Lajovic
Dusan Lajovic will never forget the 2023 Srpska Open. The Serbian stunned World No. 1 Djokovic in the quarter-finals and did not stop there. Lajovic upset recent Monte-Carlo champion Rublev 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the final for his first trophy since 2019 in Umag.
Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid - Carlos Alcaraz
Alcaraz was made to work hard for his second consecutive Madrid title, but the home favourite pulled through to thrill the Spanish fans. After turning 20 the day of the semi-finals, Alcaraz clawed past German lucky loser Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the final to join Nadal as the only players to successfully defend the Madrid title. Alcaraz also used the victory to climb to the top of the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin for the first time in 2023.
Internazionali BNL d'Italia - Daniil Medvedev
Medvedev arrived in Rome having never previously won a match at the Foro Italico. But the 27-year-old continued his hot start to 2023 by claiming his first clay-court title. After earning wins over rivals Alexander Zverev and Tsitsipas en route to the final, Medvedev battled past 20-year-old Rune 7-5, 7-5 to lift the trophy. The victory helped Medvedev to the top of the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin.
Gonet Geneva Open - Nicolas Jarry
Jarry arrived in Switzerland on a three-match losing streak, but you would not have known based on his performance at the clay-court ATP 250. The Chilean powered past a slew of stars, defeating Dusan Lajovic, Casper Ruud, Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov en route to his second ATP Tour title of the season.
Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon - Arthur Fils
Arthur Fils began the season outside the Top 250 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings. But in Lyon, the Frenchman showed he is ready to compete on the world's biggest stages. The 18-year-old defeated Argentine Francisco Cerundolo 6-3, 7-5 in the final to lift his first ATP Tour trophy.
Roland Garros - Novak Djokovic
Djokovic entered the Paris major with a 5-3 record during the clay-court season. With plenty of stars surging, including Alcaraz and Medvedev, would the Serbian be able to find his form to challenge them? The answer was a resounding "yes". Djokovic defeated top-seeded Alcaraz in a semi-final in which he wore down the 20-year-old. He then completed his run with a 7-6(1), 6-3, 7-5 victory over Casper Ruud in the final to claim his third Roland Garros title and a record 23rd Grand Slam trophy.
BOSS Open - Frances Tiafoe
Frances Tiafoe continued his hot streak in Stuttgart, where he became the 16th active player to win a title on hard, clay and grass courts. The American capped his week at the ATP 250 event with a thrilling 4-6, 7-6(1), 7-6(8) victory over Jan-Lennard Struff, saving a championship point along the way. By lifting the trophy, Tiafoe also guaranteed he would crack the Top 10 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings for the first time.
Libema Open - Tallon Griekspoor
Tallon Griekspoor took his career-best season to a new level in 's-Hertogenbosch. The Dutchman won three three-setters en route to the ATP 250 title, playing his best tennis on the grass to claw past Jordan Thompson 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 6-3 in the championship match. Griekspoor began 2023 without a tour-level crown, but with his Den Bosch triumph has emerged victorious on both hard and grass courts in the same year.
Cinch Championships - Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz's list of accomplishments has consistently grown over time. The 20-year-old Spaniard added another achievement to his list at The Queen's Club. Having only played two tour-level events on grass before this year's Cinch Championships, Alcaraz was pushed to a final-set tie-break in his opening match against Arthur Rinderknech. But he bounced back and did not lose a set the rest of the week. Alcaraz defeated Alex de Minaur 6-4, 6-4 in the final to capture the crown and pass Novak Djokovic for No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings.
Terra Wortmann Open - Alexander Bublik
Alexander Bublik proved in Halle that when in form, the Kazakhstani can compete with the best players in the world. The 26-year-old arrived at the ATP 500 having lost four of his previous five matches, but that mattered little on the German grass. Bublik defeated Borna Coric, Jan-Lennard Struff, Jannik Sinner and Alexander Zverev en route to the final, in which he beat Andrey Rublev 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 for the biggest trophy of his career.
Rothesay International - Francisco Cerundolo
Francisco Cerundolo enjoyed a grass-court breakthrough at the ATP 250 event in Eastbourne, where he captured his second tour-level title and first away from clay. Despite a 2-4 record on grass before the tournament, the Argentine found his best level to triumph, taking out second seed Tommy Paul 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the final. In a rain-hindered semi-final, Cerundolo trailed American Mackenzie McDonald 2-6, 1-4 before he rallied to win 10 of the next 11 games and cruised in the decider to advance.
Mallorca Championships - Christopher Eubanks
A dream season became even better for American Christopher Eubanks when he lifted his maiden ATP Tour title at the ATP 250 grass event in Mallorca. The 27-year-old was pushed to a deciding set in three of his five matches, including a thrilling semi-final against Lloyd Harris where Eubanks saved five match points to advance. The former Georgia Tech University standout cruised past Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 6-4 in the final after just one hour, two minutes. Following his triumph, Eubanks made his Top 50 debut in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings when he rose to World No. 43.
Wimbledon – Carlos Alcaraz
Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz ended Novak Djokovic’s recent Wimbledon stranglehold in July when he lifted his second major trophy at the grass-court event. The 20-year-old overcame seven-time champion Djokovic 1-6, 7-6(6), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 to become just the fifth man in the Open Era to win multiple major titles before turning 21. With his victory, Alcaraz avenged his 2023 Roland Garros semi-final defeat against the Serbian.
Infosys Hall of Fame Open – Adrian Mannarino
Adrian Mannarino maintained his impressive grass-court record when he clinched his second title on the surface in Newport. The Frenchman, who also triumphed on the lawns in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in 2019, moved past #NextGenATP American Alex Michelsen 6-2, 6-4 for his first title of the season and third overall.
EFG Swiss Open Gstaad – Pedro Cachin
The Argentine’s career-best season went up a gear on the clay in Gstaad, where he clinched his maiden tour-level trophy. Cachin earned his 14th win of the season in the final at the ATP 250 event, defeating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 3-6, 6-0, 7-5. The 28-year-old’s best result prior to Gstaad was a quarter-final run in Cordoba in 2019.
Nordea Open – Andrey Rublev
Earlier this year, Andrey Rublev clinched his maiden ATP Masters 1000 crown in Monte-Carlo. Fast forward three months and the 25-year-old was a champion on Tour once again, defeating Casper Ruud 7-6(3), 6-0 to earn his 14th tour-level title overall. Rublev dropped just one set en route to the trophy in Bastad.
Hamburg European Open – Alexander Zverev
After 30 years, it was a hometown hero who ended the wait for a second German men’s singles champion in Hamburg. Alexander Zverev moved past Laslo Djere 7-5, 6-3 to become the fifth player this season to win a title without dropping a set. The 26-year-old’s victory was extra special as it marked another important landmark on his road back from injury. His title triumph on the German clay was his first since he suffered a serious ankle injury during his 2022 Roland Garros semi-final against Rafael Nadal.
Atlanta Open – Taylor Fritz
American Taylor Fritz continued his impressive record on home soil in Atlanta, where he lifted his third tour-level trophy in the United States. The 25-year-old downed Aleksandar Vukic 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-4 in the final to lift the ATP 250 trophy. Fritz, who has won six tour-level crowns overall, has also triumphed on home soil in Indian Wells and Delray Beach.
Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag – Alexei Popyrin
Australian Alexei Popyrin was made to work hard for his second tour-level title, battling past former World No. 3 Stan Wawrinka 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4 in the humid Umag conditions to triumph. The 23-year-old Poyprin lifted his maiden ATP Tour crown on indoor hard courts in Singapore in 2021. Sunday’s win in Umag ensured he would rise 33 spots to a new career-high of No. 57 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings.
Mubadala Citi DC Open – Daniel Evans
Daniel Evans arrived in Washington have endured a modest season by his standards. The Briton had lost his past seven tour-level matches, dating back to Barcelona in April. However, he threw away the form book at the ATP 500, dropping just one set en route to the biggest title of his career. The 33-year-old was the first British champion at the hard-court event since Tim Henman in 2004, while his win lifted him to a career-high No. 21 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings. Evans defeated Tallon Griekspoor 7-5, 6-3 in the final.
Mifel Tennis Open by Telcel Oppo – Stefanos Tsitsipas
Stefanos Tsitsipas was made to wait until early August for his first title of the season. The Greek overcame Alex de Minaur 6-3, 6-4 at the ATP 250 in Los Cabos to secure his 39th win of the season but more importantly, his first trophy of the year. The 25-year-old was making his debut in Los Cabos and climbed to fourth in the Pepperstone ATP Live Race To Turin following his triumph.
Generali Open – Sebastian Baez
Argentine Sebastian Baez crashed the Kitzbühel party of home favourite Dominic Thiem in style in August when the Argentine delivered a stunning championship-match performance to triumph at the ATP 250. Baez, who downed the Austrian 6-3, 6-1, had only won one match in his previous five tournaments before Kitzbühel.
National Bank Open Presented by Rogers – Jannik Sinner
It was Jannik Sinner’s time in Toronto, where the 21-year-old became the youngest champion at the Canadian Masters 1000 since then-20-year-old Alexander Zverev lifted the trophy in 2017. The Italian swept aside Alex de Minaur 6-4, 6-1 in the final to become the second first-time Masters 1000 winner of the season, joining Monte-Carlo champion Andrey Rublev.
Western & Southern Open – Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic gained revenge against Carlos Alcaraz in style in Cincinnati, where he won one of the best matches of the season to capture a record-extending 39th ATP Masters 1000 title. The Serbian clawed past the Spaniard 5-7, 7-6(7), 7-6(4) in a gripping three hours and 49 minutes. With the win Djokovic moved into outright third on the list of most career match wins with 1,069, passing both Rafael Nadal and Ivan Lendl, trailing only Jimmy Connors (1,274) and Roger Federer (1,251).
Winston-Salem Open – Sebastian Baez
Just like London buses, Sebastian Baez did not have to wait long to return to the winners' circle again. After triumphing in Kitzbühel at the start of August, the Argentine rolled through the field in Winston-Salem three weeks later to extend his winning streak to 10 matches. Baez defeated fifth seed Jiri Lehecka 6-4, 6-3 in the title match to clinch his first tour-level trophy on hard.
US Open – Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic capped a standout season at the majors with more success at the US Open, where he avenged his 2021 defeat against Daniil Medvedev to lift his 24th Slam, matching Margaret Court’s mark for the most Grand Slam singles trophies in tennis history. The 36-year-old, who rallied from two-sets-to-love down for the eighth time in his career in the third round against Laslo Djere, earned a 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-3 final win against Medvedev. The 96-time tour-level titlist has won three majors in a season four times (also 2011, 2015 and 2021).
Chengdu Open – Alexander Zverev
Alexander Zverev needed a deciding set in three of his four matches to lift the Chengdu title. The 26-year-old pulled away from Roman Safiullin 6-7(2), 7-6(5), 6-3 to earn his 21st tour-level crown. Zverev was two points from defeat in the second-set tie-break against Safiullin, tied at 5/5. The German turned the match around to capture his second trophy in his comeback season after a serious ankle injury in 2022.
Huafa Properties Zhuhai Championships – Karen Khachanov
Karen Khachanov returned to the winners' circle for the first time since 2018 when he downed Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6(2), 6-1 in the Zhuhai final. Competing in just his second tour-level event since his Roland Garros quarter-final in May, when he suffered a stress fracture in his back, the 27-year-old dropped just one set en route to his fifth tour-level crown.