Nominees for the 2021 ATP Awards were announced earlier this week. The Comeback Player of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, and Newcomer of the Year, and Sportsmanship Award will all be voted on by the players and will be announced later in December. Trophies will be handed out at the 2022 ATP Cup to recipients who are participating in that team competition.
Here are the lists in addition to my picks to win.
Comeback Player of the Year
Who will win? Andy Murray
Who should win? Andy Murray
Most Improved Player of the Year
Who will win? Casper Ruud
Who should win? Aslan Karatsev
Newcomer of the Year
Juan Manuel Cerundolo
Who will win? Jenson Brooksby
Who should win? Jenson Brooksby
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award
Who will win? Felix Auger-Aliasssime
Who should win? Felix Auger-Aliassime
Coach of the Year
Craig Boynton (Hubert Hurkacz)
Gilles Cervara (Daniil Medvedev)
Juan Carlos Ferrero (Carlos Alcaraz)
Facundo Lugones (Cameron Norrie)
Christian Ruud (Casper Ruud)
Who will win? Juan Carlos Ferrero
Who should win? Facundo Lugones
Players will also vote on the Tournament of the Year in three different categories: Masters 1000, 500, and 250. Coaches will vote on the Coach of the Year and fans will vote on the ATPTour.com Fans’ Favorite (both singles and doubles). The ATP will determine the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award.