Although he suffered elimination in the first round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, Quebecer Félix Auger-Aliassime received encouraging news earlier in the day, finding himself among the candidates for the title of best male tennis athlete at the ESPYs .
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This gala, organized by the ESPN network, places Auger-Aliassime among the four finalists in this category, alongside Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz and Dylan Alcott.
Finalist of the United States Open in 2021, Leylah Fernandez is for her part named in the women's category with Emma Raducuna, who was her faller at Flushing Meadows. Ashleigh Barty and Iga Swiatek complete the list of candidates.