TheÂ Delray Beach Open by The VenetianÂ® Las Vegas, the worldâ€™s only 10-day event consisting of an ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR event (Feb. 13 – 15, 2015) and an ATP WORLD TOUR event (Feb. 16 – 22, 2015), which is televised nationally and internationally, and hosts over 50,000 spectators and 10+ hospitality and special events.
TheÂ ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR event is theÂ onlyÂ ATP Champions Tour sanctioned event in the U.S., and features players that have been ranked World No. 1, a Grand Slam singles finalist, or a singles player in a victorious Davis Cup team (plus one-two Wildcards). Format: TEAM USA (3 participants) vs. TEAM INTâ€™L (3 participants) â€¢ 9 singles matches in total, first team to win 5 singles matches wins the ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR EVENT. Note: Players are subject to change due to injuries or other unforeseen circumstances. *ClickÂ for the Delray Beach Open by The VenetianÂ® â€˜ATP World Tourâ€™ event participant list.
DELRAY BEACH: Ivanisevic will be returning for his second straight appearance in Delray Beach. The Croat led an international team against an American team in 2014. CAREER: Ivanisevic won his first ATP title in 1990 and 11 years later, in 2011, won Wimbledon,Â the last of his 22 titles. Ranked No. 125 going into the fortnight, he used a tournament-record 212 aces to becomeÂ the first wild card championâ€”two months shy of his 30th birthday.Â He was also a three-time Wimbledon finalist, reached seven Grand Slam QFs and three semifinals. Ivanisevic finished in the year-end Top-10 five times, achieving a career-high No. 2 in July, 1994. PERSONAL: Carried the Croatian flag for the opening ceremonies of the Seoul, Barcelona and Atlanta Olympics. He was a five-time Croatian Athlete of the Year. He coaches 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic.