I did not say ATG. I said next ATP top player.
We canot predict the future but history has shown that all it takes is one season for new crop to take over.
Sadly, few crops did not flourish but I am quite hopeful current young generation will.
True. But, any future ATP top player (who I assume is breaking out right now) needs just one tourny to break out.
One good slam, some luck with the way draw opens up and a win.
And, "nothing succeeds like success" may follow.
Then you mean he has won better at this age !
Perhaps we can say his competition has not aged like Federer's competition aged - Nadal and Djoker were his competition ! :):)
That 28/29 thing is not true anymore. Medical advancements have turned things in a different way. Now top players put years...
I have my hopes on Tsitsipas, Zverev (yes, A Zverev - he just needs one good slam to blaze a trail) , Shapovalov and few others.
Chung was in my list but I read that he has injury issues at such a young age.
He has not aged better.
His competition at the same age is crap.
And, do not be surprised if none of the BIG-3 wins any slam if 2-3 younger guys suddenly step up next year.
Young blood needs little luck and few victories to throw the earlier generation out.