Did you know? 2020 Sofia Open – The Final
  • Italian #NextGenATP star Jannik Sinner, 19, makes his ATP Tour final debut against Canadian Vasek Pospisil, 30, who is appearing in his third career final (0-2). This is a first-time meeting. Both players have defeated two seeds en route to the final. Sinner beat [3] de Minaur in QF and [5] Mannarino in SF while Pospisil ousted [4] Struff in 2R and [6] Millman in QF.
  • By reaching the final, Sinner is the youngest:

Finalist from Italy in the Open Era.

Finalist since Felix Auger-Aliassime (18, 2019 Stuttgart).

IF he wins, will become the youngest ATP Tour champion since Kei Nishikori (18, 2008 Delray Beach).

  • The winner will become the first player from their respective country to win an ATP Tour title this season. Canada is 0-5 in finals and Italy is 0-4 in title matches.
  • First-Time ATP Champions (5): Sinner or Pospisil will become the sixth first-time ATP Tour winner this season.

Here are the five first-time winners (5-10 in finals):

Player                               Age      Tournament

Ugo Humbert                     21        Auckland

Casper Ruud                     21        Buenos Aires

Thiago Seyboth Wild         19        Santiago

Miomir Kecmanovic           21        Kitzbuhel

John Millman                     31        Nur-Sultan

  • Unseeded Champions (6): Sinner or Pospisil will become the seventh unseeded winner on the ATP Tour this season:

Player                               Tournament                 Ranking

Ugo Humbert                     Auckland                      No. 57

Jiri Vesely                         Pune                            No. 107

Thiago Seyboth Wild         Santiago                       No. 182

Miomir Kecmanovic           Kitzbuhel                      No. 47

Laslo Djere                        Sardinia                        No. 74

Ugo Humbert                     Antwerp                        No. 38

  • Tournament Statistical Comparison: Both players have played well in both areas of their game, ranking in the Top 10 in four of the service categories and return of serve categories this week:
Sofia OpenJannik SinnerVasek Pospisil
Aces21 (6)37 (1)
1st-Serve Points Won79% (2)84% (1)
Service Games Won93%, 41 of 44 (2)94%, 45 of 48 (1)
Break Points Saved83%, 15 of 18 (1)80%, 12 of 15 (T3)
1st-Serve Return Points Won34% (3)37% (2)
2nd-Serve Return Points Won57% (2)49% (10)
Return Games Won33%, 14 of 43 (2)30%, 14 of 46 (3)
Break Points Converted41%, 14 of 34 (7)47%, 14 of 30 (3)