Success on the ATP Challenger circuit is one of the most sure-fire predictors of success on the ATP Tour. Though the prize money is lacking, the level of competition is not. We identified five competitors who won a challenger title in 2020, and are poised for a big breakout during the 2021 season.
The Spaniard, who won three challenger titles in 2020, is one of the more promising talents in recent memory. Armed with massive power and spin from both wings, the 17 year old has drawn early comparisons to Rafael Nadal. While it’s a bit premature, being compared to the 20-time major champ is never a bad thing.