The ATP World Tour heads to Atlanta, Georgia next week for the Atlanta Tennis Championships in the United States. This tournament is a hard court event worth nearly $600,000, and features a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16. The tourney starts on July 18th and runs until the 24th. Next on the calendar, starting the day after this event ends, the Credit Agricole Suisse Open in Gstaad, Switzerland. This tournament was played for the last time in nine years last season, with Mardy Fish taking the title against John Inser. Nine years ago, it was Andy Roddick, who won his very first ATP World Tour title.
The players competing in this year's tournament include Michael Berrer, Mardy Fish, Timmy Haas, Lleyton Hewitt, John Isner and Ernests Gulbis, as well as Milos Raonic, Ryan Sweeting and Dmitry Tursunov. Xavier Malisse will also be playing along with Yen-Hsun Lu, Sondev Devvarman, Alex Bogomolov Jr. and Michael Russell. You can watch this tournament played on your computer or mobile device. All you need is an internet connection after you sign up for a membership at the banners on this page. Sign up today and get instant access.
Posted: 19th July 2010
The ATP will hold the ATP Hamburg this week, which is a ATP 500 level, but it will also host the Atlanta Tennis Championships, an ATP 250 level tournament. It runs the same dates as Hamburg, July 19th through the 25th, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States with a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16. This tournament is worth $531,000 and is played on Hard Courts. Click on the banners on this page to get your membership to www.watchlivetennis.org to watch this event live in streaming video on your computer.
This is the first time that the Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour has returned to Atlanta, Georgia in nine years, and this year the venue is the Atlanta Athletic Club which also hosted the 1996 Olympic Games and hosted the ATP from 1992 – 2001. Back then the tournament was played on green clay. In 2001, Andy Roddick won his first ATP title at Atlanta. The top seed for the Atlanta Tournament is Roddick. This is the first year for this tournament, even though the ATP had previously hosted another tournament in Atlanta.
The second seed in this tournament is world number nineteen John Isner. Third is Lleyton Hewitt, who knows what it is to be at the top, but is currently number 11. Fourth is James Blake with Mardy Fish as fifth seed. Sixth and seventh seeds are Janko Tipsarevic and Horatio Zeballos and the eighth seed for the Atlanta tournament is Robby Ginepri. Get your membership at any of the links on this page for access to our member's area and high quality video right from your computer. Click on the banners on this page to get started.
Tags: ATP World Tour, Atlanta, Mardy Fish, Michael Berrer, Sondev Devvarman, Atlanta Tennis Championships, Andy Roddick, Janko Tipsarevic, Robby Ginepri
Posted: 18th July 2011
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