We punctuate the 2021 season of the main ATP and WTA figures

“Everything concludes in the end, nothing can escape, everything has an end, everything ends”, recites the singer of Los Enanitos Verdes, an Argentine rock band, in one of his most recognized songs and that usually appears as a closing curtain in the parties, weddings and other events. That is why it is time to put on the teachers suit and score the performance of the main players on the men’s and women’s circuits during the 2021 season.


What else can you say about Novak Djokovic? Articles and articles have been written about his big year. It was almost foolproof. In fact, he lost very few matches and won three Grand Slams. It was not enough for him to stay with the Golden Slam since he failed to consecrate himself in the Tokyo Olympics and the US Open. His grade is a remarkable high and goes straight into the category of “went out.”

The other two interpreters appear on the opposite sidewalk. So much Roger Federer What Rafael Nadal they suffered physical handicaps and were unable to finish the season competing. The two titles (Barcelona and Rome) and the two Grand Slam semifinals (Australia and Roland Garros) place the Spaniard in the “enough” category. Same place for the Swiss, who is difficult to assess due to his lack of activity.


After an intense debate, we chose five players to accompany Nole with the highest score. Carlos Alcaraz placeholder image, the young breakthrough of the year, Aslan Karatsev, the one that nobody expected and made a semifinal in Australia, Daniil Medvedev, a solid No. 2 in the ranking who became the first Next Gen to win a Slam, Barbora Krejcikova, multiple champion of majors among singles and doubles, and Emma Raducanu were chosen.

On the other hand, the Spanish Paula Badosa and Garbiñe Muguruza rounded off a great year with various titles achieved. Indian Wells for the youngest and the WTA Finals as a highlight for the seasoned.

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Of all the tennis players chosen to evaluate, there are three who performed disappointingly, albeit for different reasons. Dominic Thiem, Roberto Bautista Agut and Cristian Garín occupied the last tier. While Denis Shapovalov is one of those who escaped on the edge.

Now, where do we place Alexander Zverev? And Naomi Osaka? What about Davidovich, Carreño, Aliassime, Sinner and Schwartzman? How did Hurkacz, Ruud, Norrie, Sakkari, Sabalenka and Barty do? Who had a good average and who deserved to be in very good? You can see everything in full at our Youtube video.