2021 ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR LEGENDS EVENT

INTERNATIONAL TEAM RED VS WORLD TEAM BLUE

2021 ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR LEGENDS EVENT

INTERNATIONAL TEAM RED VS WORLD TEAM BLUE

Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com’s ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR legends event is the only ATP Champions Tour event in the U.S. The field consists of players who have been ranked World No. 1, a Grand Slam singles finalist, a singles player on a victorious Davis Cup team or have received a Wildcard.

Format: INTERNATIONAL TEAM REDTEAM BRYAN BROS vs. WORLD TEAM BLUE – TEAM JENSEN BROS. A mix of 6 singles and doubles matches in total. Match format is best 2 out of 3 sets (no ad scoring), split sets 7-point match tie breaker. First team to win 4 matches wins the DELRAY BEACH CUP!*

*Tiebreaker: Sets won, games won, etc.

INTERNATIONAL TEAM RED – TEAM BRYAN BROS.

BOB & MIKE BRYAN (USA) – CAPTAINS

DELRAY BEACH: First ATP Champions Tour appearance. Six-time doubles champions of ATP 250 event. The 2020 title came in their final ATP Tour tournament. CAREER: The winningest team in the history of the sport with 119 titles, including 16 Major titles. They are the only doubles or singles players to sweep all four Grand Slams, nine ATP Masters 1000 events, the ATP Finals and Olympics winning gold in London (2012) and bronze in Beijing (2008). The Bryan Brothers also have the most victories by any doubles team in U.S. Davis Cup history with a 24-5 record including winning the Davis Cup in 2007. The Bryan Brothers have finished No. 1 in team rankings 10 times during their career. PERSONAL: Won more than 100 junior titles together, played at Stanford University for two years, helping them win NCAA team titles twice. Created the Bryan Bros. Band and have held concerts at tournaments and charity events around the world. Hold annual Bryan Brothers Foundation event to raise money for kids in Ventura County. Bob is married with three kids; Mike is married with one child. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

MIKE BRYAN
BOB BRYAN

BOB & MIKE BRYAN (USA) – CAPTAINS

DELRAY BEACH: First ATP Champions Tour appearance. Six-time doubles champions of ATP 250 event. The 2020 title came in their final ATP Tour tournament. CAREER: The winningest team in the history of the sport with 119 titles, including 16 Major titles. They are the only doubles or singles players to sweep all four Grand Slams, nine ATP Masters 1000 events, the ATP Finals and Olympics winning gold in London (2012) and bronze in Beijing (2008). The Bryan Brothers also have the most victories by any doubles team in U.S. Davis Cup history with a 24-5 record including winning the Davis Cup in 2007. The Bryan Brothers have finished No. 1 in team rankings 10 times during their career. PERSONAL: Won more than 100 junior titles together, played at Stanford University for two years, helping them win NCAA team titles twice. Created the Bryan Bros. Band and have held concerts at tournaments and charity events around the world. Hold annual Bryan Brothers Foundation event to raise money for kids in Ventura County. Bob is married with three kids; Mike is married with one child. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

MIKE BRYAN & BOB BRYAN

   

WAYNE FERREIRA (RSA)

DELRAY BEACH:  Making his third ATP Champions Tour appearance. CAREER: Won 15 career singles titles including two ATP Masters 1000s. Was finalist on eight other occasions. He played a then-record 56 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments in his career, reaching a pair of Australian Open semifinals. In 1995-96, he became first player from South Africa to complete back-to-back Top 10 seasons. In doubles, he won 11 titles. In addition, he won first Olympic medal for South Africa in 32 years with a doubles silver at the 1992 Barcelona games. As a junior, he was No. 1 ranked doubles player and won 1998 US Open. PERSONAL: Has been back on tour as a coach, including working with former Delray Beach winner Frances Tiafoe in 2020 and Marin Cilic before that. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

WAYNE FERREIRA (RSA)

DELRAY BEACH:  Making his third ATP Champions Tour appearance. CAREER: Won 15 career singles titles including two ATP Masters 1000s. Was finalist on eight other occasions. He played a then-record 56 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments in his career, reaching a pair of Australian Open semifinals. In 1995-96, he became first player from South Africa to complete back-to-back Top 10 seasons. In doubles, he won 11 titles. In addition, he won first Olympic medal for South Africa in 32 years with a doubles silver at the 1992 Barcelona games. As a junior, he was No. 1 ranked doubles player and won 1998 US Open. PERSONAL: Has been back on tour as a coach, including working with former Delray Beach winner Frances Tiafoe in 2020 and Marin Cilic before that. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

JOHAN KRIEK (RSA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making his fourth appearance in the Delray Beach ATP Champions Tour event. CAREER:  Reached the quarterfinals or better in all four Grand Slams, winning Australian Open titles in ‘81 & ’82. Won 14 career singles titles and 8 doubles titles, reaching an all-time high ranking of No. 7 in singles and No. 12 in doubles. Kriek’s most memorable wins include victories over Andre Agassi, Guillermo Vilas, Stefan Edberg, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg. Was a QF twice and a SF once at the US Open, reached the SF’s at Roland Garros, the QF’s of Wimbledon and another SF at the Australian Open after his two singles titles there…From ’93-‘00 Kriek played on the ATP Champions Tour with Connors, Borg, McEnroe and others, reaching the No. 1 senior tour world ranking in both singles and doubles. Kriek and his doubles partner Kevin Curren won the Wimbledon Senior Doubles title 4 times in a row from ‘03-‘06. PERSONAL: Born in Pongola, South Africa and became a US citizen in 1982. Currently the owner and operator of the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy.

JOHAN KRIEK (RSA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making his fourth appearance in the Delray Beach ATP Champions Tour event. CAREER:  Reached the quarterfinals or better in all four Grand Slams, winning Australian Open titles in ‘81 & ’82. Won 14 career singles titles and 8 doubles titles, reaching an all-time high ranking of No. 7 in singles and No. 12 in doubles. Kriek’s most memorable wins include victories over Andre Agassi, Guillermo Vilas, Stefan Edberg, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg. Was a QF twice and a SF once at the US Open, reached the SF’s at Roland Garros, the QF’s of Wimbledon and another SF at the Australian Open after his two singles titles there…From ’93-‘00 Kriek played on the ATP Champions Tour with Connors, Borg, McEnroe and others, reaching the No. 1 senior tour world ranking in both singles and doubles. Kriek and his doubles partner Kevin Curren won the Wimbledon Senior Doubles title 4 times in a row from ‘03-‘06. PERSONAL: Born in Pongola, South Africa and became a US citizen in 1982. Currently the owner and operator of the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy.

MIKAEL PERNFORS (SWE)

DELRAY BEACH:  Making sixth ATP Champions Tour appearance in Delray Beach. Played ATP Tour event once, in its opening year at Coral Springs in 1993. CAREER: On ATP Tour, won 3 singles titles, had a career high ranking of No. 10 and reached the quarterfinals of the 1990 Australian Open and the finals of Roland Garros in 1986 defeating Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker on the way. Prior to turning pro, Pernfors won back-to-back NCAA singles titles (1984-85) while at the University of Georgia and also led his team to the NCAA title in 1985. PERSONAL: Currently lives in Hollviksnas, Sweden & Atlanta. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

MIKAEL PERNFORS (SWE)

DELRAY BEACH:  Making sixth ATP Champions Tour appearance in Delray Beach. Played ATP Tour event once, in its opening year at Coral Springs in 1993. CAREER: On ATP Tour, won 3 singles titles, had a career high ranking of No. 10 and reached the quarterfinals of the 1990 Australian Open and the finals of Roland Garros in 1986 defeating Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker on the way. Prior to turning pro, Pernfors won back-to-back NCAA singles titles (1984-85) while at the University of Georgia and also led his team to the NCAA title in 1985. PERSONAL: Currently lives in Hollviksnas, Sweden & Atlanta. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

MARK MERKLEIN (BAH)

DELRAY BEACH: Making ATP Champions Tour debut in Delray Beach. One-time singles competitor in ATP Tour event, played doubles seven times. Reached 1998 final (with Vince Spadea) and 2004 semifinals (with Xavier Malisse). CAREER:  Winner of four career ATP titles from seven finals. Quarterfinalist at 2000 Sydney Olympics (with Mark Knowles). A two-time NCAA champion for the University of Florida, winning the doubles title in 1993 followed by singles in 1994. The Coral Springs native was a four-time Florida High School state champion while playing for St. Thomas. PERSONAL: Coach as part of USTA Player Development program before stints of college coaching at Florida and the University of Michigan. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

MARK MERKLEIN (BAH)

DELRAY BEACH: Making ATP Champions Tour debut in Delray Beach. One-time singles competitor in ATP Tour event, played doubles seven times. Reached 1998 final (with Vince Spadea) and 2004 semifinals (with Xavier Malisse). CAREER:  Winner of four career ATP titles from seven finals. Quarterfinalist at 2000 Sydney Olympics (with Mark Knowles). A two-time NCAA champion for the University of Florida, winning the doubles title in 1993 followed by singles in 1994. The Coral Springs native was a four-time Florida High School state champion while playing for St. Thomas. PERSONAL: Coach as part of USTA Player Development program before stints of college coaching at Florida and the University of Michigan. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

ROBBY GINEPRI (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making ATP Champions Tour debut. Including qualifying, played ATP 250 tournament five times, with best result being a run to the semifinals in 2008. CAREER: Winner of three ATP titles, all in the US. Career-best season came in 2005 when he reached quarterfinals or better in seven tournaments and finished with a career high 37 match wins. That year he also reached the US Open semifinals, winning three straight five-set matches before falling to Andre Agassi in five. Reached US Open junior final in 2000, losing to Andy Roddick. PERSONAL: Born in Fort Lauderdale, grew up in Atlanta area. After his playing days, started the Ginepri Performance Tennis Academy in Marietta, Ga. He then worked with the USTA as a traveling coach for young American players and was a coach for the US Davis Cup team.

ROBBY GINEPRI (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making ATP Champions Tour debut. Including qualifying, played ATP 250 tournament five times, with best result being a run to the semifinals in 2008. CAREER: Winner of three ATP titles, all in the US. Career-best season came in 2005 when he reached quarterfinals or better in seven tournaments and finished with a career high 37 match wins. That year he also reached the US Open semifinals, winning three straight five-set matches before falling to Andre Agassi in five. Reached US Open junior final in 2000, losing to Andy Roddick. PERSONAL: Born in Fort Lauderdale, grew up in Atlanta area. After his playing days, started the Ginepri Performance Tennis Academy in Marietta, Ga. He then worked with the USTA as a traveling coach for young American players and was a coach for the US Davis Cup team.

David Ferrer (ESP)

DELRAY BEACH: 1st appearance. CAREER: Career-high No. 3 in 2013. Finished 7 seasons in Top 10. Ranked in Top 10 for 292 straight weeks from 2010-16…Made 7 appearances at Nitto ATP Finals (2007, 2010-15), defeating Nadal en route to final in tournament debut…Owns 27-25 record in finals, highlighted by 2012 ATP Masters 1000 Paris title. Led ATP with 7 titles and 76 wins in 2012. Earned 20+ victories in 15 straight seasons (2003-17), notching 700th win in 2017 ATP Masters 1000 Rome. Earned 5 wins over World No. 1, including 3 against countryman Nadal…Did not drop a set en route to 2013 Roland Garros final. Reached 5 other Grand Slam SFs. Advanced to QFs or better at 10 straight Grand Slam events from 2012 Australian Open through 2014 Roland Garros…Boasts 28-5 Davis Cup record, helping Spain to titles in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Finished 4th in doubles at 2012 London Olympics with F. Lopez…Retired May 2019. PERSONAL: Wife, Marta (married 28 November 2015); son, Leo (born 4 May 2018). (Photo by Peter Staples/ATP World Tour)

DAVID FERRER (ESP)

DELRAY BEACH: 1st appearance. CAREER: Career-high No. 3 in 2013. Finished 7 seasons in Top 10. Ranked in Top 10 for 292 straight weeks from 2010-16…Made 7 appearances at Nitto ATP Finals (2007, 2010-15), defeating Nadal en route to final in tournament debut…Owns 27-25 record in finals, highlighted by 2012 ATP Masters 1000 Paris title. Led ATP with 7 titles and 76 wins in 2012. Earned 20+ victories in 15 straight seasons (2003-17), notching 700th win in 2017 ATP Masters 1000 Rome. Earned 5 wins over World No. 1, including 3 against countryman Nadal…Did not drop a set en route to 2013 Roland Garros final. Reached 5 other Grand Slam SFs. Advanced to QFs or better at 10 straight Grand Slam events from 2012 Australian Open through 2014 Roland Garros…Boasts 28-5 Davis Cup record, helping Spain to titles in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Finished 4th in doubles at 2012 London Olympics with F. Lopez…Retired May 2019. PERSONAL: Wife, Marta (married 28 November 2015); son, Leo (born 4 May 2018). (Photo by Peter Staples/ATP World Tour)

MARCOS BAGHDATIS (CYP)

DELRAY BEACH: 1st appearance on ATP Champions Tour. Played the 2014 Tour event in Delray. CAREER: Career ATP high No. 8. Ended 2003 as World No. 1 junior…Won titles at 2006 Beijing, 2007 Zagreb, 2009 Stockholm, 2010 Sydney. Earned 20+ wins in 8 seasons highlighted by career-high 48 victories in 2007. Won tour-level debut at 2004 Athens Olympics. Advanced to ATP Masters 1000 SFs at 2007 Paris and 2010 Cincinnati and QFs at 2006 Indian Wells. Defeated No. 1 Federer in 2010 Indian Wells and No. 1 Nadal in 2010 Cincinnati…Broke through at 2006 Australian Open final as 20-year-old ranked 54th. Remains youngest Australian Open finalist since Moya in 1997 and lowest-ranked Grand Slam finalist since No. 86 Safin at 2004 Australian Open. Reached 4R or better at all 4 Grand Slams…Won 2003 Australian Open junior title and reached US Open junior finals in 2002 and 2003. …Boasts 47-4 Davis Cup singles record with all-time record 36-match singles win streak from 2003 through 2016. Made Davis Cup debut at age 14 in January 2000…Retired July 2019. PERSONAL: Named 2005 Man of the Year in Cyprus. Wife, Karolina Sprem, is former WTA No. 17 (married 14 July 2012); daughters, Zahara (born Oct. 20, 2012), and India (born Dec. 17, 2015). (Photo by Peter Staples/ATP World Tour)

MARCOS BAGHDATIS (CYP)

DELRAY BEACH: 1st appearance on ATP Champions Tour. Played the 2014 Tour event in Delray. CAREER: Career ATP high No. 8. Ended 2003 as World No. 1 junior…Won titles at 2006 Beijing, 2007 Zagreb, 2009 Stockholm, 2010 Sydney. Earned 20+ wins in 8 seasons highlighted by career-high 48 victories in 2007. Won tour-level debut at 2004 Athens Olympics. Advanced to ATP Masters 1000 SFs at 2007 Paris and 2010 Cincinnati and QFs at 2006 Indian Wells. Defeated No. 1 Federer in 2010 Indian Wells and No. 1 Nadal in 2010 Cincinnati…Broke through at 2006 Australian Open final as 20-year-old ranked 54th. Remains youngest Australian Open finalist since Moya in 1997 and lowest-ranked Grand Slam finalist since No. 86 Safin at 2004 Australian Open. Reached 4R or better at all 4 Grand Slams…Won 2003 Australian Open junior title and reached US Open junior finals in 2002 and 2003. …Boasts 47-4 Davis Cup singles record with all-time record 36-match singles win streak from 2003 through 2016. Made Davis Cup debut at age 14 in January 2000…Retired July 2019. PERSONAL: Named 2005 Man of the Year in Cyprus. Wife, Karolina Sprem, is former WTA No. 17 (married 14 July 2012); daughters, Zahara (born Oct. 20, 2012), and India (born Dec. 17, 2015). (Photo by Peter Staples/ATP World Tour)

WORLD TEAM BLUE- TEAM JENSEN BROS.

LUKE & MURPHY JENSEN (USA) – CAPTAINS

DELRAY BEACH: First ATP Champions Tour appearance. Played ATP Tour event eight times, with best success coming when tournament was in Coral Springs with a final in 1997 and semifinal in 1996. CAREER:  Together won four titles including the 1993 French Open. That season they finished as the No. 5 duo on the ATP Tour. The duo also finished as runner-up on seven occasions. Luke overall won an additional six titles with four other partners. PERSONAL: Brothers were born in Michigan. Luke is nicknamed “Dual Hand Luke” for his ability to play with both hands. Luke won the Boys 18s Nationals, Clay Courts and Hard Courts in 1984 then won All-American honors while playing at the University of Southern California. Murphy won a pair of Orange Bowls among his 10 national junior titles. He played two years at USC before transferring to Georgia where he was an All-American. Luke is two years older than Murphy.

LUKE & MURPHY JENSEN

   

LUKE & MURPHY JENSEN (USA) – CAPTAINS

DELRAY BEACH: First ATP Champions Tour appearance. Played ATP Tour event eight times, with best success coming when tournament was in Coral Springs with a final in 1997 and semifinal in 1996. CAREER:  Together won four titles including the 1993 French Open. That season they finished as the No. 5 duo on the ATP Tour. The duo also finished as runner-up on seven occasions. Luke overall won an additional six titles with four other partners. PERSONAL: Brothers were born in Michigan. Luke is nicknamed “Dual Hand Luke” for his ability to play with both hands. Luke won the Boys 18s Nationals, Clay Courts and Hard Courts in 1984 then won All-American honors while playing at the University of Southern California. Murphy won a pair of Orange Bowls among his 10 national junior titles. He played two years at USC before transferring to Georgia where he was an All-American. Luke is two years older than Murphy.

LUKE JENSEN
MURPHY JENSEN

TOMMY HAAS (GER)

DELRAY BEACH:  Making his third ATP Champions Tour appearance, he is a two-time defending champion in the event. During ATP 250 career, posted 11-8 record, winning 2006 title in his debut. CAREER: Spent eight years in the Top 20 of ATP rankings, reaching a career high of No. 2 in 2002. Won 15 titles in his career, including winning eight consecutive finals from 2004-12. Overall, contested 28 finals, including finishing with the silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A three-time semifinalist at the Australian Open, he also reached one Wimbledon semifinal. Over the course of his career, he defeated Andre Agassi, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Pete Sampras at least three times each. The 2004 and 2012 ATP Comeback Player of the Year, he underwent nine surgeries during his career (right shoulder, right elbow, right hip, right foot, right ankle and left ankle). PERSONAL: Serves as Tournament Director of combined event in Indian Wells. Wife is actress Sara Foster. They have two daughters.

TOMMY HAAS (GER), Captain

DELRAY BEACH:  Making his third ATP Champions Tour appearance, he is a two-time defending champion in the event. During ATP 250 career, posted 11-8 record, winning 2006 title in his debut. CAREER: Spent eight years in the Top 20 of ATP rankings, reaching a career high of No. 2 in 2002. Won 15 titles in his career, including winning eight consecutive finals from 2004-12. Overall, contested 28 finals, including finishing with the silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A three-time semifinalist at the Australian Open, he also reached one Wimbledon semifinal. Over the course of his career, he defeated Andre Agassi, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Pete Sampras at least three times each. The 2004 and 2012 ATP Comeback Player of the Year, he underwent nine surgeries during his career (right shoulder, right elbow, right hip, right foot, right ankle and left ankle). PERSONAL: Serves as Tournament Director of combined event in Indian Wells. Wife is actress Sara Foster. They have two daughters.

JESSE LEVINE (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: Playing the ATP Champions Tour here for the fourth time, he also played the ATP Tour tournament on four occasions. CAREER:  Won 5 career Challenger titles in 8 finals. Reached a career-high ranking of No. 69 in 2012. Reached the Houston doubles final in ’09. Born a Canadian, the lefty represented the US from 2007–12  before becoming eligible to play for Canada in 2013 on the Davis Cup team. Put together a 24-1 freshman record All-American season (‘06-‘07) at the University of Florida where he was named National Rookie of the Year. Was 21-0 in regular season dual matches and reached the NCAA quarterfinals. In the juniors, won the 2001 USTA Clay Court 14 Nationals singles title, the boys’ 16s doubles title and the 2005 Junior Wimbledon doubles title. Reached the Jr. Wimbledon singles quarterfinals in 2005. PERSONAL: Levine has coached WTA top 10 and US Open finalist Madison keys, Top 50 WTA Jessica Pegula as well as helping out 2017 Delray Beach Open finalist Milos Raonic. Inducted into the Ottawa Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in June of 2018. Jesse is also a Talent scout for Nike, TV broadcaster, and is the Tennis Director at Boca Bridges. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

JESSE LEVINE (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: Playing the ATP Champions Tour here for the fourth time, he also played the ATP Tour tournament on four occasions. CAREER:  Won 5 career Challenger titles in 8 finals. Reached a career-high ranking of No. 69 in 2012. Reached the Houston doubles final in ’09. Born a Canadian, the lefty represented the US from 2007–12  before becoming eligible to play for Canada in 2013 on the Davis Cup team. Put together a 24-1 freshman record All-American season (‘06-‘07) at the University of Florida where he was named National Rookie of the Year. Was 21-0 in regular season dual matches and reached the NCAA quarterfinals. In the juniors, won the 2001 USTA Clay Court 14 Nationals singles title, the boys’ 16s doubles title and the 2005 Junior Wimbledon doubles title. Reached the Jr. Wimbledon singles quarterfinals in 2005. PERSONAL: Levine has coached WTA top 10 and US Open finalist Madison keys, Top 50 WTA Jessica Pegula as well as helping out 2017 Delray Beach Open finalist Milos Raonic. Inducted into the Ottawa Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in June of 2018. Jesse is also a Talent scout for Nike, TV broadcaster, and is the Tennis Director at Boca Bridges. Photo cred: Andrew Patron

JAMES BLAKE (USA), Captain

DELRAY BEACH: 4th ATP Champions Tour appearance (2015, 2016, 2017). Played 7 times on ATP Tour (between ‘04-’13) and was the 2013 Doubles Champion with Jack Sock. CAREER:  Played 2 seasons at Harvard (‘98-99) and finished the No. 1 collegiate player reaching the 1999 NCAA singles final…On the ATP Tour, won 10 career singles titles and 7 double titles. Had a career high ranking of No. 4 in singles (‘06) and No. 31 in doubles (‘03). Reached the singles QF’s of the Australian Open (‘08) and US Open (’05-‘07)…Voted to ATP Player Council in 2006 (served as Vice President) and was named the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of Year in 2008. PERSONAL: Released “Breaking Back: How I Lost Everything and Won Back My Life” in 2007 that reached No. 15 on the New York Times best seller list. Founded the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Research Fund to support cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and holds an annual charity event that has raised more than $3 million for research. Became the Miami Open Tournament Director in 2018 and currently serves as a tennis analyst for both Tennis Channel and CNN and is President of the USTA Foundation. He lives in San Diego with wife Emily and two daughters, Riley and Emma.

JAMES BLAKE (USA), Captain

DELRAY BEACH: 4th ATP Champions Tour appearance (2015, 2016, 2017). Played 7 times on ATP Tour (between ‘04-’13) and was the 2013 Doubles Champion with Jack Sock. CAREER:  Played 2 seasons at Harvard (‘98-99) and finished the No. 1 collegiate player reaching the 1999 NCAA singles final…On the ATP Tour, won 10 career singles titles and 7 double titles. Had a career high ranking of No. 4 in singles (‘06) and No. 31 in doubles (‘03). Reached the singles QF’s of the Australian Open (‘08) and US Open (’05-‘07)…Voted to ATP Player Council in 2006 (served as Vice President) and was named the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of Year in 2008. PERSONAL: Released “Breaking Back: How I Lost Everything and Won Back My Life” in 2007 that reached No. 15 on the New York Times best seller list. Founded the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Research Fund to support cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and holds an annual charity event that has raised more than $3 million for research. Became the Miami Open Tournament Director in 2018 and currently serves as a tennis analyst for both Tennis Channel and CNN and is President of the USTA Foundation. He lives in San Diego with wife Emily and two daughters, Riley and Emma.

VINCE SPADEA (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Boca Raton resident is making his 14th appearance in Delray Beach. 2nd ATP Champions Tour appearance (2017). ‘04 ATP Tour singles finalist. CAREER:  Youngest American (20) to finish in top 100 in ’94 & ’95 and finished 12 out of 14 years (’94-’07) in the top 100. Had a career high ranking of No. 18 in ’05. Won 1 career singles title (Scottsdale ’04) and reached the QF’s of the Australian Open in ’99…Made his Davis Cup debut in ‘00 in Spain and competed in 2000 & 2004 Olympics…Boasts wins over Agassi, Federer, Haas and Kafelnikov…In the juniors, won the ‘92 Orange Bowl becoming first American to win the title since Courier in ‘87. Finished No. 4 in world junior rankings before turning pro in January 1993. PERSONAL: Wrote a book about life on tour, entitled “Break Point” that was released in 2006. Works occasionally in Los Angeles with former Pete Sampras mentor Pete Fischer. Grew up in Boca Raton.

VINCE SPADEA (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Boca Raton resident is making his 14th appearance in Delray Beach. 2nd ATP Champions Tour appearance (2017). ‘04 ATP Tour singles finalist. CAREER:  Youngest American (20) to finish in top 100 in ’94 & ’95 and finished 12 out of 14 years (’94-’07) in the top 100. Had a career high ranking of No. 18 in ’05. Won 1 career singles title (Scottsdale ’04) and reached the QF’s of the Australian Open in ’99…Made his Davis Cup debut in ‘00 in Spain and competed in 2000 & 2004 Olympics…Boasts wins over Agassi, Federer, Haas and Kafelnikov…In the juniors, won the ‘92 Orange Bowl becoming first American to win the title since Courier in ‘87. Finished No. 4 in world junior rankings before turning pro in January 1993. PERSONAL: Wrote a book about life on tour, entitled “Break Point” that was released in 2006. Works occasionally in Los Angeles with former Pete Sampras mentor Pete Fischer. Grew up in Boca Raton.

Note: Players are subject to change due to injuries or other unforeseen circumstances.