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The ATP’s inaugural 2017 Next Gen ATP Finals announced some exciting innovations to its format on Tuesday. The tournament, set for Milan on November 7-11, will play a best-of-five format of sets to 4 (tiebreaks at 3-all) and no-ad scoring.

The event will also feature no lets on serves and a shot clock. The top seven 20-and-under players by ranking will qualify, as well as a wild card. There will also be a form of player-coach communication allowed, with coaches still not being allowed on court.

The Next Gen ATP Finals also will limit pre-match warmups.

“We’re excited to be bringing something new to the table with this event,” ATP Chief Chris Kermode said in a statement. “The sports and entertainment landscape is changing rapidly, as are the ways in which fans are consuming our sport. This event is not only about the next generation of players, but also about the next generation of fans. We’ve created this new tournament precisely to allow us to look at some potential new elements, in a high-profile environment. We remain acutely aware of the traditions in our sport, and we will be sure to safeguard the integrity of our product when assessing if any changes should eventually be carried forward onto regular ATP World Tour events in the future.”

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