Will turn 22 on
What he’s done since last summer
- Made his ATP main draw debut
- Reached the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals
- Won his first two ATP Challenger titles.
- Nakashima initially played college tennis at UVA, amassing 17-5 record in singles after one semester
The American teenager is closing in on a Top 100 debut after making a pre-pandemic splash at the 2020 Delray Beach Open, where he reached the quarterfinals in his tour-level debut. Returning from lockdown to win his first Grand Slam main draw match at the US Open, Nakashima pushed eventual finalist Alexander Zverev to four sets.