Tennis Europe Junior Masters Champions Crowned

Jana Kovackova, Jeline Vandromme, Kolos Kincses and Daniel Jade (photo: Tennis Europe)

Tennis Europe Press Release, November 5, 2023

New champions have been crowned at the Tennis Europe Junior Masters, which was hosted by the Monegasque Tennis Federation at the Monte-Carlo Country Club from 2-5 November.

The event sees the top boys and girls aged 14 and 16 & Under end their Junior Tour seasons by competing against each other in an elite competition at one of the world’s most iconic tennis venues.

Final Results

14 & Under Boys: (4) Daniel Jade (FRA) d. (1) Kaan Isik Kosaner (TUR) 6-1 6-1

14 & Under Girls: (2) Jana Kovackova (CZE) d. Barbara Kostecka (POL) 6-4 6-1

16 & Under Boys: (2) Kolos Kincses (HUN) d. Linus Lagerbohm (FIN) 7-6(6) 6-1

16 & Under Girls: Jeline Vandromme (BEL) d. (4) Gala Ivanovic (SRB) 6-0 7-5

2023 Edition

  • In 2023, the 32 competitors combined to win 1,490 matches on Tour, including 65 singles titles
  • The eight finalists represented eight different Tennis Europe member nations
  • The tournament was a pilot ‘green’ tournament, implementing a range of sustainability measures. Tennis Europe partners Dunlop will re-use all balls used during the event, while Waterdrop donated reusable water bottles to all players, coaches, officials and staff in a drive to reduce the use of single-use plastics
  • The event was broadcast live on, the Junior Tour app, Monaco national television and on the Tennis Channel
  • Four players – Barbara Kostecka (POL), Daniel Jade (FRA), Sofie Hettlerova (CZE) and Jan Sadzik (POL) were selected by representatives from the Athlete Performance Center in Salzburg, Austria to receive a one-week stay with their coach, aimed at maximising their potential and performance

The Winners

  • Each of the four champions receives a complimentary one-week stay in 2024 at the Mouratoglou Academy
  • 14 & Under winner Jana Kovackova is the younger sister of last year’s 16 & Under champion Alena. They become the first siblings to win Masters titles
  • The win marks her fourth Junior Tour title of the season, from eight finals
  • 14 & Under boys’ winner Daniel Jade excelled at major events this year, anchoring the French team to Summer Cups triumph, claiming the Cat.1 Open Stade Français title, and runner-up at Les Petits As and the European Championships
  • 16&U boys’ champion Kolos Kincses will end the season as #1 on the Race to Masters rankings, having claimed three titles
  • Jeline Vandromme is the first Belgian champion since former world #1 Kim Clijsters in 1997, and is the first girl to win Tennis Europe’s two premier 16 & Under events – the European Championships and Junior Masters – in the same season since 2012
  • Other former Junior Masters champions include Rafa Nadal, Alexander Zverev and Belinda Bencic