ATP World Tour Players

2016 ATP World Tour Players

The Delray Beach Open, the world’s only 10-day event consisting of an ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR event (Feb. 12 – 14, 2016) and an ATP WORLD TOUR event (Feb. 15 – 21, 2016), is televised nationally and internationally, and hosts over 50,000 spectators and 10+ hospitality and special events. The ATP World Tour event is one of only 10 ATP events in the U.S, and consists of a competitive, single-elimination singles and doubles event, featuring many of the top-ranked men’s professionals in the world. Note: Players are subject to change due to injuries or other unforeseen circumstances. Click for ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR event details.

Kevin Anderson (RSA)

Kevin Anderson (RSA)

DELRAY BEACH: One of the most successful players in Delray Beach history, Anderson won the 2012 title, reached the 2014 final and played in quarterfinals in 2011 and 2013. CAREER:  Anderson continues to climb the ATP rankings, he finished a career-best No. 12 in the world, following back-to-back Top 20 seasons in 2013 and 2014. In 2015, Anderson won his third career ATP title at Winston-Salem, played in 3 finals and reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the US Open after a win over No. 3 Andy Murray—propelling him to a career-high No. 10 in the world in October. He joined Ivo Karlovic and John Isner in becoming the first trio to record 1,000 aces in a season. PERSONAL: Won the national doubles championship in 2006 and currently resides in Delray Beach.

Milos Raonic (CAN)

Milos Raonic (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: First appearance. CAREER: Currently No. 14 in the world and has won 5 ATP titles in 14 finals. Best Grand Slams include a SF at Wimbledon in 2014 and QFs at the 2015 Australian Open and 2014 Roland Garros. 2011 ATP Newcomer of the Year after moving from No. 156 to No. 31, and by 2012 was in Top 20 with 2 ATP titles. In 2013 reached the Top 10 winning another pair of titles and played his first Master’s 1000 final (Montreal). In 2014 reached QF’s or better in 7 ATP Master’s 1000 events and became first Canadian to finish year-end Top 10 (No. 6) and qualify for ATP World Tour Finals – first player born in the ’90s to compete in the Finals. The 24-year-old has ranked in the ATP’s top 5 for aces each year since 2011 and finished No. 2 the last 3 years. The Toronto Raptors’ fan moved from Montenegro to Canada when he was 3. Photo by Austin Nunn.

Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)

Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)

DELRAY BEACH: When del Potro arrived in Delray Beach in 2011, he was playing in just his fifth tournament since wrist surgery. He did not drop a set in the tournament, and defeated Janko Tipsarevic in the final for his 8th career ATP win.  CAREER: The 2009 US Open champion has amassed 18 ATP World Tour titles, and reached a career-high No. 4 in the world in January of 2010.  He was named the ATP’s “Comeback Player of the Year ” award in 2011.  In addition to his US Open win, the 27-year-old was a semifinalist in 2009 at Roland Garros and at Wimbledon in 2013, and won the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics.  After winning the opening-season Sydney tournament in 2014, he has played in only five tournaments (two in 2015) and is making his 2016 debut. PERSONAL: Nicknamed “Delpo,” he was Argentina’s 2013 “Sportsman of the Year”

Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)

Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)

DELRAY BEACH: First appearance in Delray Beach. CAREER: Earned first ATP points at age 17. In 2014 finished No. 11 following 50 wins and three ATP titles while beating four Top 10 opponents, including a quarterfinal win over Andy Murray at Wimbledon for his first Grand Slam semi. Shortly after, reached world No. 8, his best ranking. Dimitrov’s 2013 season included a win over No. 3 David Ferrer in the Stockholm final and a quarterfinal win over Novak Djokovic in the Monte Carlo Masters Series 1000. In 2015 he reached three ATP quarters and two semis, and has a pair of wins over No. 3 Stan Wawrinka. PERSONAL: No. 3 junior in 2008 after Wimbledon and US Open Junior titles, and reaching the Roland Garros quarters. Dimitrov, the most successful male Bulgarian player ever, is coached by former ATP Tour player Franco Davin.

BERNARD TOMIC (AUS)

BERNARD TOMIC (AUS)

DELRAY BEACH: In 2 Delray Beach appearances the top-ranked Australian has reached the quarterfinals (2012) and semifinals (2015). CAREER: The 23-year-old finished the 2015 season with a career-high No. 18 world ranking after a 40-23 season. He reached the Shanghai Masters 1000 quarterfinals after upsets of Top 10s David Ferrer and Richard Gasquet and won his third career ATP title in Bogota. In 2012 he broke into the Top 30 (No. 27) and was the youngest player (19) in the Top 100. Double hip surgery in 2014 stalled his upward climb in the rankings. PERSONAL: Tomic was the youngest winner of the Junior Australian Open in history when he won in 2008 at age 15.  He also won the 2009 Junior US Open and Orange Bowl titles in the under-12, under-14 and under-16 titles age groups.

IVO KARLOVIC (CRO)

IVO KARLOVIC (CRO)

DELRAY BEACH: Delray Beach’s defending champion is 11-6 after playing in his 6th straight event. He set a tournament-record 91 aces in winning the 2015 title, including 13 in the final. CAREER: The ATP career aces leader (10,442) had his best year in 2007 with three ATP titles and a year-end No. 22 world ranking; his 2015 season was not far off with a year-end No. 23 ranking and the Delray title. The 6’11” tallest active player led the ATP in aces from 2007 to 2009, and again in 2014 and 2015. His career first-serve points won is an incredible 83%, and he co-owns the ATP record for the most aces in a 3-set match (44). Struck one of the fastest serves ever (156-mph) at the Davis Cup 2011.  PERSONAL: Favorite sports team is the Miami Heat and wears size 16. Lives locally in Plantation.

Jeremy Chardy (FRA)

Jeremy Chardy (FRA)

DELRAY BEACH: The Frenchman is returning for the first time since 2010; he reached the semis in 2009 and the quarters in ‘10 and has a 5-2 record. CAREER: Chardy has four career Top 32 year-end finishes, and has won one ATP singles title in two career finals, both in 2009. Reached his first career Masters 1000 semi in 2015 in Montreal, with a win over No. 12 John Isner in the quarters. He also reached the fourth round of the US Open, defeating No. 7 David Ferrer along the way. His best season came in 2014 with a world No. 29 ranking, highlighted by a fourth-round finish at Wimbledon; his best career Grand Slam result came in the 2013 Australian Open where he reached the quarters with a third round win over No. 7 Juan Martin del Potro. PERSONAL: The Belgium resident won the 2005 Wimbledon junior crown. When he retires, he wants to become an actor.

STEVE JOHNSON (USA)

STEVE JOHNSON (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Reached the semis as a qualifier in 2014, following a win over world No. 12 and top-seed Tommy Haas in the second round. He reached the quarters in 2015 and is 6-2 overall.  CAREER: He currently sits as the No. 2 American after reaching a career-high No. 32 ranking at the end of the 2015 season and playing in his first final at Vienna. His 36 wins were more than the 26 he compiled in the previous three seasons (2012-2014). In 2014 he improved more than 100 ranking spots with wins over Top 20 such as: Kevin Anderson and John Isner. PERSONAL: The only collegian in history to win four NCAA team titles, Johnson won back-to-back singles titles at USC in 2011 and 2012 before turning pro. Finished his college career with an NCAA-record 72-match winning streak.

Donald Young (USA)

Donald Young (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Young reached his second career final last year in Delray Beach . It was his fourth appearance, dating back to 2008, where he’s 4-4.  CAREER: He is currently the No. 3 American after a year-end No. 48 ranking and his second career fourth-round finish at the US Open. His best season came in 2011 when he jumped 128 spots to a career-best No. 39. He reached his first career final in Bangkok after dispatching No. 9 Gael Monfils in the semifinal; he also reached the fourth round at the US Open, with a win over No. 14 Stan Wawrinka. PERSONAL: Young’s parents are his coaches, and they also run a tennis center outside of Atlanta. In 2005 he was the youngest year-end world No. 1 junior in tennis history at 16 years old. He won the Australian Open junior title as a 15-year-old and also reached the Wimbledon semifinals and the US Open quarterfinals that year.

Sam Querrey (USA)

Sam Querrey (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: The 28-year-old will be making his eighth appearance where he is 8-7. He reached the quarters in 2007 and the semis in 2008. CAREER: The Vegas resident has won seven ATP titles over a career that has seen him finish in the Top 100 for nine straight seasons, including three in the Top 25, and a 2010 season where he finished No. 18 after winning four ATP singles titles. In 2012 he upset Novak Djokovic to reach the Paris Masters 1000 quarterfinal, and at Wimbledon his 5-hour, 31-minute match with Marin Cilic was the second longest match of all-time. He has also enjoyed major doubles success with four titles in nine finals, and a run to the 2015 US Open doubles semifinals (w/Steve Johnson) and mixed doubles finals (w/Bethany Mattek-Sands). PERSONAL: Querrey had a scholarship to play tennis at USC but went pro in 2006.

Tommy Haas (GER)

Tommy Haas (GER)

DELRAY BEACH: 9th appearance in Delray Beach with an 11-7 record having won in 2006. CAREER: Returning from shoulder surgery in 2015, three times came back from surgeries to post Top 20 results, twice ATP’s “Comeback Player of the Year”. Reached four Grand Slam semis and was a three-time US Open quarterfinalist. A career-best No. 2 ranking came in May of 2002 after winning four titles over the previous year. Finished in the Top 20 eight times in 20 ATP seasons. In 2000 he reached the Olympic final in Sydney picking up a Silver medal for Germany. The 37-year-old has won more than 550 career matches, 15 ATP titles in 28 finals and more than $13 million in prize money. In 18 Davis Cup ties, Haas’ record is 23-9. PERSONAL: Married to actress Sara Foster, the couple has a daughter and they maintain residences in Bradenton and Los Angeles.

Mike Bryan & Bob Bryan (USA)

Mike Bryan & Bob Bryan (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Four-time Delray Beach winners (2009, 2010, 2014 & 2015) and defending champions are 20-4 all-time in Delray. Reached the DBO doubles final 5 times. CAREER: The 37-year-old twins are the first doubles team to win 100 titles together (now at 107), accomplished when winning their 16th Grand Slam at the 2014 US Open. They have recorded more than 950 ATP match wins, finished world No. 1 a record 10 times in 12 years and are the first doubles team in history to concurrently hold all four majors and the Olympic gold medal. The Bryan’s have qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals 13 straight years, winning 4 times. The brothers are 24-4 in Davis Cup competition as a team and helped lead the 2007 US team to the world title.