The Delray Beach Open by The Venetian® Las Vegas, the world’s only 10-day event consisting of an ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR event (Feb. 14 – 16, 2014) and an ATP WORLD TOUR event (Feb. 17 – 23, 2014), 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. Click for ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR event details.
DELRAY BEACH: He reached back-to-back semifinals the last two years in Delray Beach and is 6-3 overall in the tournament. CAREER: Isner is the top-ranked American in the world and his career-high No. 9 ranking came in 2012, a year where he led the ATP in tie break wins (41) and aces (1,005). Winner of the longest match in tennis history: 3-days, 11-hours, 5-minutes in the first round of Wimbledon in 2010. Has won 8 ATP titles, including Heineken Open in 2014. PERSONAL: A Tampa resident, the 6’9” player with a 15 shoe size was a 4-year All-American at Georgia, leading the Bulldogs to the national title. Photo by CameraSport
DELRAY BEACH: Won Delray Beach titles in 2009 & 2010 and have a 12-4 record in the event. CAREER: Record 15 Grand Slam doubles titles, 93 ATP titles and more than 850 wins. Finished World No. 1 a record eight times. First doubles team in history to hold all four majors and Olympic gold medal at the same time. Member of 2007 US winning Davis Cup team. PERSONAL: Bryan Bros Band has performed at events around the world with singer David Baron, son of Delray Beach Open by the Venetian tournament director Mark Baron. Bob is a lefty, Mike is righty and Mike is two minutes older than Bob. Photo by CameraSport.
DELRAY BEACH: The 2006 Delray Beach champion has compiled a 10-6 record and reached last year’s semifinals. CAREER: Twice the ATP’s “Comeback Player of the Year,” Haas has finished in the Top 20 eight times, and reached No. 2 in the world in May, 2002. He has reached 4 Grand Slam semifinals, the last at Wimbledon in 2009, and was a quarterfinalist at the US Open three times and the silver medalist in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. In 2013, he reached the Roland Garros quarterfinals. PERSONAL: At 11, began training at the Bollettieri Academy in Bradenton. Married to actress Sara Foster and has dual residences in Bradenton and Los Angeles. Haas became an American citizen in 2010. Photo by CameraSport.
DELRAY BEACH: In 1999 as an 18-year-old, Hewitt won the first ATP event held in Delray Beach. He is 5-1 in two appearances. CAREER: His 16-year ATP career is highlighted by Grand Slam wins at the 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon, and back-to-back world No. 1 rankings in 2001 and 2002. He was a finalist at the 2004 US Open and the 2005 Australian Open, has five year-end Top 10 rankings, and career earnings of more than $20 million. PERSONAL: Married and the father of three children, Hewitt is a supporter of Special Olympics and many other children’s charitable organizations. He was Australia’s male Athlete of the Year in 2002. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images.
DELRAY BEACH: Captured his first career ATP title as an 18-year-old qualifier in Delray Beach in 2008, upsetting Sam Querrey in the semfinal, and No. 12 James Blake in the final. He became the first Japanese player to win an ATP title since ’92. CAREER: Nishikori was the ATP’s 2008 “Newcomer of the Year” following a breakout season in 2008. Reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 Australian Open and the London Olympics. Still only 23, he has won 3 ATP titles, and his career-high ranking of No. 11 came in 2013. PERSONAL: Nishikori has trained at the IMG Bollettieri Academy since he was 14, and was featured last year on CNN’s “Human to Hero” campaign as “Japan’s rock star tennis pro.” Photo by CameraSport.
DELRAY BEACH: The 2012 champion has a 9-3 record in four appearances, also reaching the quarterfinals in 2011 and 2013. CAREER: The 6’8″ Anderson enjoyed his finest season on the ATP World Tour in 2013, cracking the top 20 for the first time. He reached 3 finals, as well as the Indian Wells quarterfinal, and was third in aces in the ATP (651). Played in the tallest final in history in Atlanta against 6’10″ John Isner. PERSONAL: Purchased a home in Delray Beach and moved in over the summer. He reached the 2007 NCAA singles semifinal and doubles final while playing for Illinois. His wife played for the Illinois golf team. Currently a member of the ATP Players Council. Photo by Alese & Mort Pechter.
DELRAY BEACH: Baghdatis reached the 2009 quarterfinals in his only appearance in Delray Beach. CAREER: The Cypriot reached a career-high world No. 8 in 2006, a year in which he was the Australian Open runner-up, a Wimbledon semifinalist and a first-time ATP winner. He finished that season ranked a career-best No. 12, and has 3 Top 20 season finishes. Owner of 4 ATP titles in 11 career finals, he has a 43-3 singles Davis Cup record. PERSONAL: The 2005 Man of the Year in Cyprus is married to former WTA player Karolina Sprem and they have a daughter. Photo by CameraSport.
DELRAY BEACH: Will be making his second appearance in Delray Beach. Cilic was the No. 2 seed in the 2012 tournament. CAREER: The 6’6” Cilic has 9 ATP titles, with his best Grand Slam results coming at the 2010 Australian Open (semifinals) and the 2009 and 2012 US Opens (quarterfinals). Reached a career-high No. 9 in 2010. Best year-end finishes were 2009 and 2010 at No. 14. Went 26-12 in 2013, winning Zagreb, reaching the London final and quarterfinals in Miami. PERSONAL: Cilic was the world’s No. 2-ranked junior in 2005, winning the junior Roland Garros title. Countryman Goran Ivanisevic, Cilic’s tennis “hero” as a kid, will be playing in the 2014 ATP Champions Tour event. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images.
DELRAY BEACH: Lopez reached the 2002 Delray Beach quarterfinals in his only appearance. CAREER: The Spaniard has won 3 ATP titles, and reached a career-high No. 15 in January of 2012. He has been in the ATP Top 50 for the last 7 years, with his best finish at No. 20 in 2011 after reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time. He has played on 4 winning Davis Cup teams for Spain. PERSONAL: The lefty was an Orange Bowl finalist as a 16-year-old in 1997 and reached the semifinals as an 18-year-old in 1999. He played himself in a 2008 Spanish family soap opera “Los Serrano.” Photo by Miguel Medina/Getty Images.