Whose NextGen playing style do you prefer the most?

Which NextGen player has the most appealing playing style?

  • Tiafoe

    Votes: 3 3.4%
  • Shapovalov

    Votes: 33 37.5%
  • Tsetsefly

    Votes: 32 36.4%
  • Medvedev

    Votes: 24 27.3%
  • Zverev

    Votes: 1 1.1%
  • Khachanov

    Votes: 2 2.3%
  • Kyrgios

    Votes: 24 27.3%
  • Berrettini

    Votes: 9 10.2%
  • Opelka

    Votes: 2 2.3%
  • Auger-Aliassime

    Votes: 13 14.8%

  • Total voters
    88

UnderratedSlam

Hall of Fame
Not a poll about how likable players are. Just their technique.

So try to be objective, if possible.

Obviously, not everyone is listed. Only 10 options per poll allowed...

You can choose up to 3 players.
 

tonylg

Rookie
None of them. Maybe Kyrgios if he wasn't a mental patient, which actually does affect his playing style.

With the obvious exception of Opelka, they all play pretty much the same.

Dimi is too old to be next gen, isn't he? He's the only other one who comes to mind who can play and all court game.
 
None of them. Maybe Kyrgios if he wasn't a mental patient, which actually does affect his playing style.

With the obvious exception of Opelka, they all play pretty much the same.

Dimi is too old to be next gen, isn't he? He's the only other one who comes to mind who can play and all court game.
Med is 23, Big Berr is same age, so is khachanov . The way age is playing, he is not old enough to even be next gen yet.
 

Krish0608

Hall of Fame
I feel Medvedev is the best problem solver amongst the Next Gen. The way he flipped a switch from sets 1 & 2 to the way he played the remaining match was just awesome. That level of application, range and Tennis IQ is just.. special. But in terms of pure style I guess I would go for Shapovalov and Tsitsipas, though I love it when Med goes all out aggressive.
 

Yugram

Hall of Fame
Tsitsipas has the most style out of listed youngsters, so I guess him. Although he’s a pity cheater and doubt I will ever support him.
 

Subway Tennis

Hall of Fame
Tsitsipas, Auger-Alliasime and Sinner for me, but I like watching all of them.

Berrettini has a very poor return game, but from a physical standpoint we haven't seen anyone with his level of core strength + live arm + movement before. He's like a scaled up Wawrinka at 6'5" and you can tell that a lot of opponent's are struggling to deal with him.
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
Tsitsipas, Auger-Alliasime and Sinner for me, but I like watching all of them.

Berrettini has a very poor return game, but from a physical standpoint we haven't seen anyone with his level of core strength + live arm + movement before. He's like a scaled up Wawrinka at 6'5" and you can tell that a lot of opponent's are struggling to deal with him.
Agree about Matteo’s need for ROS improvement and I initially thought this would void faster surface success but Stuttgart title, Halle SF, Wimby 4R and USO SF results are not shabby at all. Forza Matteotini!
 

UnderratedSlam

Hall of Fame
None of them. Maybe Kyrgios if he wasn't a mental patient, which actually does affect his playing style.

With the obvious exception of Opelka, they all play pretty much the same.

Dimi is too old to be next gen, isn't he? He's the only other one who comes to mind who can play and all court game.
Dimi is 4 years too old, yes. 1995 is the cut-off year, for me at least. Dimitrov is 1991.

I included Opelka as a sort of gag in a sense, but I guess maybe someone likes that sort of "style". Certainly giants play an "interesting" kind of tennis.
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
havent seen him play much apart from a few games where he was meh, hes that 18 yr old italian dude right?
Yes, but trust me on this one...he will be rising. 1R vs Stanimal at USO after qualifying was a tough draw and he took a set before nearly forcing a fifth set (3-6 but the last two games were tossups going Stan’s way).
 

Wurm

Rookie
Tsitsipas has the most graceful game of them all right now.

I love the way Kyrgios plays when he's not being a mardy arse.

I wish FAA didn't have that iffy ball toss and the extended period of thinking about it before he messes it up, otherwise I really like his game.

Medvedev's good fun too, mostly because he just gets on with it, has a slightly awkward style to his strokes, is clearly a smart guy and not afraid to have the crowd not like him.
 

megamind

Semi-Pro
Tsitsipas has the most graceful game of them all right now.

I love the way Kyrgios plays when he's not being a mardy arse.

I wish FAA didn't have that iffy ball toss and the extended period of thinking about it before he messes it up, otherwise I really like his game.

Medvedev's good fun too, mostly because he just gets on with it, has a slightly awkward style to his strokes, is clearly a smart guy and not afraid to have the crowd not like him.
 

Wurm

Rookie
As for the rest:

I very much dislike Tiafoe's forehand and serve. Just hurts my wrists to look at.

Khachanov's forehand take-back looks like it should result in shoveling the ball into the bottom of the net.

Berretini's game is a little clumsy looking.

Zverev's serve is one of the ugliest of the last 30 years, he has the body of a human crane fly, his forehand's a bit loopy and there's some quirk about the backhand take-back that bothers me.

I already admire and loathe Opelka in equal measure, as I do Isner, though his ball toss is a bit wilder than Isner's atm.

Shapovalov I want to like but just pisses me off because he continues to appear a bit dim on court.

I should give a shout out to Rublev who I have a soft spot for, in spite of the obnoxious grunt, since he has almost exactly the same figure and build as I have!
 

stringertom

Bionic Poster
As for the rest:

I very much dislike Tiafoe's forehand and serve. Just hurts my wrists to look at.

Khachanov's forehand take-back looks like it should result in shoveling the ball into the bottom of the net.

Berretini's game is a little clumsy looking.

Zverev's serve is one of the ugliest of the last 30 years, he has the body of a human crane fly, his forehand's a bit loopy and there's some quirk about the backhand take-back that bothers me.

I already admire and loathe Opelka in equal measure, as I do Isner, though his ball toss is a bit wilder than Isner's atm.

Shapovalov I want to like but just pisses me off because he continues to appear a bit dim on court.

I should give a shout out to Rublev who I have a soft spot for, in spite of the obnoxious grunt, since he has almost exactly the same figure and build as I have!
You will like Sinner...same build as Rubylev and quite quieter.
 

DRII

G.O.A.T.
As for the rest:

I very much dislike Tiafoe's forehand and serve. Just hurts my wrists to look at.

Khachanov's forehand take-back looks like it should result in shoveling the ball into the bottom of the net.

Berretini's game is a little clumsy looking.

Zverev's serve is one of the ugliest of the last 30 years, he has the body of a human crane fly, his forehand's a bit loopy and there's some quirk about the backhand take-back that bothers me.

I already admire and loathe Opelka in equal measure, as I do Isner, though his ball toss is a bit wilder than Isner's atm.

Shapovalov I want to like but just pisses me off because he continues to appear a bit dim on court.

I should give a shout out to Rublev who I have a soft spot for, in spite of the obnoxious grunt, since he has almost exactly the same figure and build as I have!
Tiafoe's broken wrist FH helps him handle very heavy FHs coming to him cc.

he's excellent at that!
 
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