ATP: Nadal’s Academy to host National Future Master

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The Royal Spanish Tennis Federation will be hosting their first ever National Future Master for the under-23 players. The event would take place in the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar from 20th to 22nd of December. The 21-year-old, Spanish tennis player, Jaume Munar will be leading the arena. He broke into Top 100 ranking this year. The Majorcan native, Munar played his ninth ATP match in the opening round of the Roland Garros tournament. Munar will be competing on his home ground. He has been part of the academy before he turned a professional.

Munar, at the French Open

The director of the Rafa Nadal Academy, Toni Nadal is looking forward to Munar’s performance in the tournament. He recovered from a two-set loss and defeat his opponent David Ferrer. However, he lost to Djokovic in the second round of the Paris Major. Munar reached the 2014 French Open boys’ final. Over there he surrendered to Andrey Rublev in the final. Presently he is ranked World Number 75 and at the apex of his ATP tennis career.

 

Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy

Munar will be playing against Pedro Martinez, Mario Vilella, Alejandro Davidovich, Javier Barranco, Bernabe Zapata, Carlos Taberner and Carlos Alcaraz in the National Future Master. Munar came across these players in Milan. He reached the semifinals at the NextGen Masters in Milan. The World Number 154, Pedro Martinez is the second favourite of the tournament. Followed by, Mario Vilella and a former Wimbledon junior champion Alejandro Davidovich. Also, 15-year-old Carlos Alcaraz, reached quarter-final on his professional debut in February this year. He was still 14 back then. On the girls’ side, Aliona Bolsova will lead the women tennis players. She is the only player ranked inside the top 200 rankings. Guiomar Maristany, Eva Guerrero, Marina Bassols, Irene Burillo, Maria Gutierrez, Claudia Hoste and Rosa Vicens will be defending their first  National Future Master title.

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