2023 ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR LEGENDS EVENT

2023 ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR LEGENDS EVENT

Delray Beach Open 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: A mix of 7 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. 

INTERNATIONAL TEAM RED – TEAM BRYAN BROS.

BOB & MIKE BRYAN (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Third ATP Champions Tour appearance. Six-time doubles champion with a 30-7 record in the ATP 250 event, eight-time finalists. The 2020 title was their final ATP Tour tournament. CAREER: The winningest team in the sport’s history with 119 titles, including a record 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 Olympic gold. The Bryan Brothers won 1,108 matches together, more than any team in the Open Era, and have the most victories by any doubles team in U.S. Davis Cup history with a 25-5 record, winning Davis Cup in 2007. The brothers finished No. 1 in team rankings 10 times during their careers. PERSONAL: Identical “mirror” twins – Mike is right-handed, Bob is left-handed. California natives coached by their parents, Wayne and Kathy, starting at two. Won more than 100 junior titles together. Played at Stanford University for two years, helping win both NCAA team titles and winning the NCAA doubles title in 1998. Created the Bryan Bros. Band and held concerts at tournaments and charity events worldwide. Hold an annual Bryan Brothers Foundation event to raise money for kids in Ventura County. Bob is married with three children; Mike is married with one child. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

MIKE BRYAN
BOB BRYAN

LUKE & MURPHY JENSEN (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Luke’s third ATP Champions Tour appearance and Murphy’s second. The brothers played the ATP 250 doubles tournament together nine times, reaching the final in 1997 and SF in 1996 when the event was played in Coral Springs. CAREER: Won the 1993 French Open doubles title, their first pro title together, and finished the year as the No. 5 team on the ATP Tour. Went on to win three more pro titles together and reached seven additional finals. Their four titles came on three different surfaces (hard, clay, grass). Luke won another six doubles titles with four other partners. Luke won the Boys 18s Nationals, Clay Courts and Hard Courts in 1984 as well as the French Open junior doubles title with Patrick McEnroe. He later won All-American honors while playing at the University of Southern California. Murphy won a pair of Orange Bowls among his 10 national junior doubles titles. He played two years at USC before transferring to Georgia where he was an All-American. PERSONAL: Luke, who is two years older, and Murphy grew up on a Christmas tree farm in the small town of Ludington, Mich. Their younger twin sisters, Rachel and Rebecca, also played tennis professionally. Luke is nicknamed “Dual Hand Luke” for his ability to play with both hands. Both brothers have worked extensively in television. Murphy coached in World Team Tennis for 10 years and was named coach of the year in 2013. He is now co-founder and EVP of WEconnect Health. Luke coached the Syracuse women’s tennis team for seven years. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

LUKE JENSEN
MURPHY JENSEN

LUKE JENSEN (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Second ATP Champions Tour appearance. Played ATP Tour event eight times, with best success coming when the tournament was in Coral Springs with a final in 1997 and semifinal in 1996. CAREER:  Luke won four titles with his brother 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, who is two years older, 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.

BOB & MIKE BRYAN (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Third ATP Champions Tour appearance. Six-time doubles champion with a 30-7 record in the ATP 250 event, eight-time finalists. The 2020 title was their final ATP Tour tournament. CAREER: The winningest team in the sport’s history with 119 titles, including a record 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 Olympic gold. The Bryan Brothers won 1,108 matches together, more than any team in the Open Era, and have the most victories by any doubles team in U.S. Davis Cup history with a 25-5 record, winning Davis Cup in 2007. The brothers finished No. 1 in team rankings 10 times during their careers. PERSONAL: Identical “mirror” twins – Mike is right-handed, Bob is left-handed. California natives coached by their parents, Wayne and Kathy, starting at two. Won more than 100 junior titles together. Played at Stanford University for two years, helping win both NCAA team titles and winning the NCAA doubles title in 1998. Created the Bryan Bros. Band and held concerts at tournaments and charity events worldwide. Hold an annual Bryan Brothers Foundation event to raise money for kids in Ventura County. Bob is married with three children; Mike is married with one child. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

MIKE BRYAN & BOB BRYAN

   

LUKE & MURPHY JENSEN (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Luke’s third ATP Champions Tour appearance and Murphy’s second. The brothers played the ATP 250 doubles tournament together nine times, reaching the final in 1997 and SF in 1996 when the event was played in Coral Springs. CAREER: Won the 1993 French Open doubles title, their first pro title together, and finished the year as the No. 5 team on the ATP Tour. Went on to win three more pro titles together and reached seven additional finals. Their four titles came on three different surfaces (hard, clay, grass). Luke won another six doubles titles with four other partners. Luke won the Boys 18s Nationals, Clay Courts and Hard Courts in 1984 as well as the French Open junior doubles title with Patrick McEnroe. He later won All-American honors while playing at the University of Southern California. Murphy won a pair of Orange Bowls among his 10 national junior doubles titles. He played two years at USC before transferring to Georgia where he was an All-American. PERSONAL: Luke, who is two years older, and Murphy grew up on a Christmas tree farm in the small town of Ludington, Mich. Their younger twin sisters, Rachel and Rebecca, also played tennis professionally. Luke is nicknamed “Dual Hand Luke” for his ability to play with both hands. Both brothers have worked extensively in television. Murphy coached in World Team Tennis for 10 years and was named coach of the year in 2013. He is now co-founder and EVP of WEconnect Health. Luke coached the Syracuse women’s tennis team for seven years. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

LUKE JENSEN & MURPHY JENSEN

   

RADEK STEPANEK (CZE)

RADEK STEPANEK (CZE)

DELRAY BEACH: Partnered with Leander Paes to win the ATP 250 doubles title in 2004. Making first appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach. CAREER: Finished with 18 doubles titles with eight different partners and five singles titles on the ATP Tour. Reached five Grand Slam doubles finals, winning titles with Paes at the 2012 Australian Open and the 2013 US Open. Captured a bronze medal in mixed doubles at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Peaked as the World No. 4 doubles player on Nov. 12, 2012 after reaching the ATP Tour Finals semifinals with Paes. Qualified for two ATP Tour Finals (2012 and 2013). Broke into Top 10 and achieved career-high No. 8 ranking on July 10, 2006 after reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Captured six ATP Challenger Tour singles titles, highlighted by three titles and a 15-0 campaign in 2013. PERSONAL: Began playing tennis at age three with his father, Vlastimil, who is a tennis coach. Mother, Hana, is a librarian; brother, Martin, is a policeman. Hometown is Karvina, the industrial mining town in the north of Czech Republic near the Polish border. Hobbies are playing football, floorball and hockey (wanted to be a goalie as a youngster). Photo Cred: Peter Staples ATP

IVO KARLOVIC(CRO)

IVO KARLOVIC (CRO)

DELRAY BEACH: First year to play the ATP Champions event. Won the ATP 250 event in 2015.CAREER: Achieved career-high No. 14 in 2008 after defeating No. 1 Roger Federer enroute to ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati SF. Eight-time ATP Tour champion. At 2019 Pune became the oldest tour-level finalist at age 39 since Ken Rosewall, 43, in 1977. Ranks second among all players since ATP stats have been kept (1991) in career aces with 13,728 (retired ranked first; John Isner surpassed him in 2022); as of end of 2022 ranked first since 1991 in percent service games won (92) and percent of break points saved (70.96). Holds single-match ace records for Davis Cup (career-high 78), Qualified and won Grand Slam debut over defending champion Hewitt on Centre Court in 2003 Wimbledon 1R. In 2009 reached the Wimbledon QF. PERSONAL: Retired after the 2021 season. Tied with Reilly Opelka as tallest pro players in history at 6’11”. Wears size 17 shoes. Met 7-foot-6 basketball player Mamadou N’Diaye during 2018 Monterrey Challenger and said, “I felt normal. For once in my life, I was around someone like me. I’ve never met someone that tall and it was strange to shake his hand. Mine felt so small.” Ambassador for ACEing Autism, which exposes autistic children to tennis. Awarded an ATP ACES for Charity grant for $15,000 in 2016. Wife, Alsi; daughter, Jada Valentina; son, Noah. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

 THOMAS BLAKE (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Thomas is making his first appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach.  CAREER: Thomas won his first event as a doubles duo at Winnetka in 1999 on the ATP Challenger Tour.  Thomas, a former Harvard All-American, made two US Open doubles appearances in 1999 and 2002. PERSONAL: Thomas is three years older. Have three half-brothers and one half-sister. Attended Fairfield (Conn.) High School with GRAMMY Award winner John Mayer and PGA Tour pro J.J. Henry.

 SAM QUERREY (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: First year on the ATP Champions Tour. Played the ATP Tour event 12 times, tied for third all-time, and won the title in 2016. CAREER: Achieved career-high No. 11 in 2018. Winner of 10 ATP Tour titles, including Mexican sweep in 2017 at Acapulco (def. Rafael Nadal) and Los Cabos. At Wimbledon, advanced to 2016 QF, 2017 SF and 2019 QF, defeating Novak Djokovic in 2016 and Andy Murray in 2017 to become 1st player in back-to-back years to beat World No. 1 since Boris Becker in 1988-89 and to beat reigning champion since Pete Sampras in 1992-93. Snapped Djokovic’s Open Era-record 30-match Grand Slam win streak at 2016 Wimbledon, then set an Open Era record by reaching 1st Grand Slam SF in his 42nd Grand Slam appearance at 2017 Wimbledon. Collected 23 wins over Top 10 players. Hit unprecedented 10 straight aces at 2007 Indianapolis. PERSONAL: Retired from the ATP Tour after the 2022 US Open. Grew up in Southern California. Hobbies include playing basketball, table tennis and golf. Fan of Los Angeles Lakers (NBA). Had the opportunity to take batting practice at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami in 2008 during the Miami Open and hit 2 home runs. His father, Mike, was a baseball player and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers (MLB). Wife is Abby and sons are Ford and Owen. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

IVO KARLOVIC (CRO)

DELRAY BEACH: First year to play the ATP Champions event. Won the ATP 250 event in 2015. CAREER: Achieved career-high No. 14 in 2008 after defeating No. 1 Roger Federer enroute to ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati SF. Eight-time ATP Tour champion. At 2019 Pune became the oldest tour-level finalist at age 39 since Ken Rosewall, 43, in 1977. Ranks second among all players since ATP stats have been kept (1991) in career aces with 13,728 (retired ranked first; John Isner surpassed him in 2022); as of end of 2022 ranked first since 1991 in percent service games won (92) and percent of break points saved (70.96). Holds single-match ace records for Davis Cup (career-high 78), Qualified and won Grand Slam debut over defending champion Hewitt on Centre Court in 2003 Wimbledon 1R. In 2009 reached the Wimbledon QF. PERSONAL: Retired after the 2021 season. Tied with Reilly Opelka as tallest pro players in history at 6’11”. Wears size 17 shoes. Met 7-foot-6 basketball player Mamadou N’Diaye during 2018 Monterrey Challenger and said, “I felt normal. For once in my life, I was around someone like me. I’ve never met someone that tall and it was strange to shake his hand. Mine felt so small.” Ambassador for ACEing Autism, which exposes autistic children to tennis. Awarded an ATP ACES for Charity grant for $15,000 in 2016. Wife, Alsi; daughter, Jada Valentina; son, Noah. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

SAM QUERREY (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: First year on the ATP Champions Tour. Played the ATP Tour event 12 times, tied for third all-time, and won the title in 2016. CAREER: Achieved career-high No. 11 in 2018. Winner of 10 ATP Tour titles, including Mexican sweep in 2017 at Acapulco (def. Rafael Nadal) and Los Cabos. At Wimbledon, advanced to 2016 QF, 2017 SF and 2019 QF, defeating Novak Djokovic in 2016 and Andy Murray in 2017 to become 1st player in back-to-back years to beat World No. 1 since Boris Becker in 1988-89 and to beat reigning champion since Pete Sampras in 1992-93. Snapped Djokovic’s Open Era-record 30-match Grand Slam win streak at 2016 Wimbledon, then set an Open Era record by reaching 1st Grand Slam SF in his 42nd Grand Slam appearance at 2017 Wimbledon. Collected 23 wins over Top 10 players. Hit unprecedented 10 straight aces at 2007 Indianapolis. PERSONAL: Retired from the ATP Tour after the 2022 US Open. Grew up in Southern California. Hobbies include playing basketball, table tennis and golf. Fan of Los Angeles Lakers (NBA). Had the opportunity to take batting practice at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami in 2008 during the Miami Open and hit 2 home runs. His father, Mike, was a baseball player and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers (MLB). Wife is Abby and sons are Ford and Owen. PHOTO: Andrew Patron

TOMMY HAAS (GER)

DELRAY BEACH: Making his fourth ATP Champions Tour appearance, being a two-time champion in the event. During ATP 250 career, posted an 11-8 record, winning the 2006 title in his debut. Currently holds the fifth-most appearances in tournament history with nine. 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 events in Indian Wells. Wife is actress Sara Foster. They have two daughters.

JAN MICHAEL-GAMBILL (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making second appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach, helping Team USA to a victory over Team International in 2014 with Andy Roddick and Aaron Krickstein. Two-time winner of the ATP 250 event, winning the Delray Beach titles in 2001 and 2003. Became the second player in Delray Beach Open history to win both the singles and doubles titles in 2001. Also became the second two-time champion in tournament history. Played in Delray Beach seven times. CAREER: Collected three career singles titles and five doubles titles. Reached the 2000 Wimbledon quarterfinals and held a career-high ranking of No. 14. Career-high doubles ranking came in 2002 at No. 23. Has won over 200 singles matches and over 100 doubles matches on the ATP Tour. PERSONAL: Began playing tennis at age five at North Park Racquet Club in Spokane. As a youngster, modeled his game after former American greats Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe. Enjoys spending time at the beach and collecting Jaguar cars (owns six). In People Magazine, was selected as one of “50 Most Beautiful People in the World 2000”. Also signed a contract with the Ford Modeling Agency. A big fan of the Utah Jazz in the NBA. Enjoys watching basketball and beach volleyball.

JESSE LEVINE (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: Playing the ATP Champions Tour here for the fourth time. Also played the ATP Tour tournament on four occasions. CAREER:  Won five career Challenger titles in eight 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

RADEK STEPANEK (CZE)

DELRAY BEACH: Partnered with Leander Paes to win the ATP 250 doubles title in 2004. Making first appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach. CAREER: Finished with 18 doubles titles with eight different partners and five singles titles on the ATP Tour. Reached five Grand Slam doubles finals, winning titles with Paes at the 2012 Australian Open and the 2013 US Open. Captured a bronze medal in mixed doubles at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Peaked as the World No. 4 doubles player on Nov. 12, 2012 after reaching the ATP Tour Finals semifinals with Paes. Qualified for two ATP Tour Finals (2012 and 2013). Broke into Top 10 and achieved career-high No. 8 ranking on July 10, 2006 after reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Captured six ATP Challenger Tour singles titles, highlighted by three titles and a 15-0 campaign in 2013. PERSONAL: Began playing tennis at age three with his father, Vlastimil, who is a tennis coach. Mother, Hana, is a librarian; brother, Martin, is a policeman. Hometown is Karvina, the industrial mining town in the north of Czech Republic near the Polish border. Hobbies are playing football, floorball and hockey (wanted to be a goalie as a youngster). Photo Cred: Peter Staples ATP

THOMAS BLAKE (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Thomas is making his first appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach. CAREER: Won his first event as a doubles duo at Winnetka in 1999 on the ATP Challenger Tour.  Thomas, a former Harvard All-American, made two US Open doubles appearances in 1999 and 2002.  PERSONAL: Thomas is three years older than his brother James. Have three half-brothers and one half-sister. Attended Fairfield (Conn.) High School with GRAMMY Award winner John Mayer and PGA Tour pro J.J. Henry.

TOMMY HAAS (GER)

DELRAY BEACH: Making his fourth ATP Champions Tour appearance, being a two-time champion in the event. During ATP 250 career, posted an 11-8 record, winning the 2006 title in his debut. Currently holds the fifth-most appearances in tournament history with nine. 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 events in Indian Wells. Wife is actress Sara Foster. They have two daughters.

JAN MICHAEL GAMBILL (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making second appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach, helping Team USA to a victory over Team International in 2014 with Andy Roddick and Aaron Krickstein. Two-time winner of the ATP 250 event, winning the Delray Beach titles in 2001 and 2003. Became the second player in Delray Beach Open history to win both the singles and doubles titles in 2001. Also became the second two-time champion in tournament history. Played in Delray Beach seven times. CAREER: Collected three career singles titles and five doubles titles. Reached the 2000 Wimbledon quarterfinals and held a career-high ranking of No. 14. Career-high doubles ranking came in 2002 at No. 23. Has won over 200 singles matches and over 100 doubles matches on the ATP Tour. PERSONAL: Began playing tennis at age five at North Park Racquet Club in Spokane. As a youngster, modeled his game after former American greats Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe. Enjoys spending time at the beach and collecting Jaguar cars (owns six). In People Magazine, was selected as one of “50 Most Beautiful People in the World 2000”. Also signed a contract with the Ford Modeling Agency. A big fan of the Utah Jazz in the NBA. Enjoys watching basketball and beach volleyball.

JESSE LEVINE (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: Playing the ATP Champions Tour here for the fourth time. Also played the ATP Tour tournament on four occasions. CAREER:  Won five career Challenger titles in eight 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

WAYNE FERREIRA (RSA)

DELRAY BEACH:  Making his fourth 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 fourth 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.

SCOVILLE JENKINS (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making first appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach. Played singles in the ATP 250 event in Delray Beach, advancing to the round-robin stage.  CAREER: Became the first African-American to win the Boys’ 18 USTA National Hard Court singles championship in 2004. Recorded wins over No. 12-ranked Dominik Hrbaty, No. 13-ranked Jarkko Nieminen and No. 18-ranked Vince Spadea. PERSONAL: Served as associate head coach for the men’s tennis programs at Oklahoma State after previously coaching at Wisconsin, Washington and Kennesaw State. Earned sociology degree while coaching at Washington.

SCOVILLE JENKINS (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Making first appearance on the ATP Champions Tour in Delray Beach. Played singles in the ATP 250 event in Delray Beach, advancing to the round-robin stage.  CAREER: Became the first African-American to win the Boys’ 18 USTA National Hard Court singles championship in 2004. Recorded wins over No. 12-ranked Dominik Hrbaty, No. 13-ranked Jarkko Nieminen and No. 18-ranked Vince Spadea. PERSONAL: Served as associate head coach for the men’s tennis programs at Oklahoma State after previously coaching at Wisconsin, Washington and Kennesaw State. Earned sociology degree while coaching at Washington.

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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.