The ATP World Tour will be in Newport in the United States for a grass court tournament called the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championship, happens starting the 9th of July. This tournament features a purse of 398,250 Euros and has a singles draw of 32 and a doubles draw of 16. It is the only tournament this month to be played on grass, a holdover from the major at Wimbledon. Other tournaments starting on the 9th as well include the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, the SkiStar Swedish Open and the ATP Vegeta Croatia Open.
The very first National Lawn Tennis Championship was played in Newport in 1881, at the very same venue, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. That tournament became the U.S. Open and the Newport event is the only tournament is the US played on grass. John Isner is the top seed for this tournament, with Kei Nishikori as the second and Milos Raonic as third. Denis Istomin is the fourth, Ryan Harrison the fifth and Donald Young the sixth seed. Olivier Rochus and Lleyton Hewitt are the seventh and eighth seeds.
Posted: 4th July 2011
The ATP World Tour will go to Newport in the United States for the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, an ATP 250 event that has a singles draw of 32 and a doubles draw of 16. The tournament takes place on grass and happens from July 4th to the 10th. It has a prize purse of $442,500. This tournament celebrates the history of the grass court tournament in the United States, with the very first grass court tournament played in America at New port. This is the only grass court tournament that happens in North America, and happens in Rhode Island.
John Isner is the top seed for this tournament followed by Grigor Dimitrov and Ryan Sweeting as the second and the third seeds. Igor Kunitsyn and Richard Berankis are the fourth and fifth seeds for the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and then Tommy Haas comes in as the sixth seed. Ryan Harrison and Ivo Karlovic are seventh and eighth. Sign up now at the banners on this page and you'll be watching live tennis from your computer no matter where you live. All you have to do to sign up is click the links that you see on this page.
Posted: 5th July 2010
The ATP World Tour heads to Newport, Rhode Island in the United States for the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships an ATP World Tour 250 event that will feature 32 singles in the main draw and 16 doubles on grass courts for a prize purse of $442,500. This tournament is set to be held July 5th through the 11th and if you want to watch it live then all you need to do is get your membership at any of the links on this page. You'll get instant access to ATP Tournaments live right from your computer in high quality video.
Let's take a look at what's to come in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport. But first, a history lesson. The very first U.S. National Lawn Tennis Championship was played here, incredibly all the way back in 1881 at the grass courts that now make up the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum. Eventually, that tournament became the U.S. Open, but this tournament still exists and is the only professional tournament that is played on grass in the entire continent of North America.
Now let's take a look at the top seeds for this event. At the number one position of the 32 players in the field is Sam Querrey who took runner up last year and hopes to make it to the title this year. Benjamin Becker is the second seed, from Germany, and with a history of first round exits his two previous visits to the tournament. Third is Santiago Giraldo and fourth seed is Olivier Rochus. The rest include Alejandro Falla, Michael Russell, Xavier Malisse and Rajeev Ram. Get your membership now to watch this ATP Tournament live in high quality video.
Tags: ATP World Tour, Newport, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic, Ryan Harrison, John Isner, Ryan Sweeting, live tennis, Sam Querrey, Olivier Rochus
Posted: 9th July 2012
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