ATP WORLD TOUR

2018 ATP WORLD TOUR EVENT

The Delray Beach Open’s ATP World Tour event is one of only 10 ATP World Tour events in the U.S. and consists of a single-elimination singles and doubles event featuring many of the top-ranked men’s professionals in the world.

JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO (ARG)

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DELRAY BEACH: The 29-year-old won the 2011 title, reached 2016 and 2017 semis and is 11-2 overall on the Delray courts. He opened his season the last two years in Delray Beach. CAREER: Ranked No.1045 in 2016 following multiple wrist surgeries, “Delpo” is back into the world Top 10 at No. 9 after reaching the finals in the season-opening Auckland event. That followed an amazing finish to the 2017 season, including reaching the US Open semis and the Basel title. The 2009 US Open champion was world No. 5 twice in his career (2009 & 2013) and has won 20 ATP World Tour titles. He won the US Open title as a 20-year-old in 2009, reached the Roland Garros SF and was a finalist at the ATP World Tour Finals. He also reached the Wimbledon final in 2013 and won bronze medals in the London and Rio Olympics. The ATP “Comeback Player of the Year” for both 2011 and 2016 led Argentina to the 2016 Davis Cup title.

JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO (ARG)

DELRAY BEACH: The 29-year-old won the 2011 title, reached 2016 and 2017 semis and is 11-2 overall on the Delray courts. He opened his season the last two years in Delray Beach. CAREER: Ranked No.1045 in 2016 following multiple wrist surgeries, “Delpo” is back into the world Top 10 at No. 9 after reaching the final of the season-opening Auckland event. That followed an amazing finish to the 2017 season, including reaching the US Open semis and the Basel title. The 2009 US Open champion was world No. 5 twice in his career (2009 & 2013) and has won 20 ATP World Tour titles. He won the US Open title as a 20-year-old in 2009, reached the Roland Garros SF and was a finalist at the ATP World Tour Finals. He also reached the Wimbledon final in 2013 and won a bronze medal in London and silver in Rio. The ATP “Comeback Player of the Year” for both 2011 and 2016 led Argentina to the 2016 Davis Cup title.

JACK SOCK (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Sock’s 3rd career ATP World Tour singles title came in Delray Beach in 2017; also won the 2013 doubles title with James Blake. CAREER: Currently the No. 1 American and has reached the Top 10 for the first time in his career at No. 8. His first career Master Series 1000 win in Paris capped a successful 2017 season as he qualified for his first  ATP World Tour Finals. His season also included ATP titles in Auckland and Delray, and reaching the ATP Master’s Series 1000 SF at Indian Wells and QF in Miami. The 25-year old has won 6 career doubles titles and was world No. 6 in 2015. He and Canadian Vasek Pospisil won Wimbledon in 2014. The Nebraska native was the only tennis player to medal twice in the 2016 Rio Olympics, winning gold with Bethany Mattek-Sands (mixed doubles) and bronze with Steve Johnson (men’s doubles).

JACK SOCK (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Sock’s 3rd career ATP World Tour singles title came in Delray Beach in 2017; also won the 2013 doubles title with James Blake. CAREER: Currently the No. 1 American and has reached the Top 10 for the first time in his career at No. 8. His first career Master Series 1000 win in Paris capped a successful 2017 season as he qualified for his first  ATP World Tour Finals. His season also included ATP titles in Auckland and Delray, and reaching the ATP Master’s Series 1000 SF at Indian Wells and QF in Miami. The 25-year old has won 6 career doubles titles and was world No. 6 in 2015. He and Canadian Vasek Pospisil won Wimbledon in 2014. The Nebraska native was the only tennis player to medal twice in the 2016 Rio Olympics, winning gold with Bethany Mattek-Sands (mixed doubles) and bronze with Steve Johnson (men’s doubles).

MILOS RAONIC (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: Reached the 2017 final in his first Delray appearance. Highest-ranked player (No. 4) in Delray Beach history to play in the tournament. CAREER: The 26-year-old has won 8 ATP titles in 21 finals. In 2016 reached the Wimbledon final, the Australian Open SF, the ATP World Tour Finals SF and finished a career-high No. 3. Grand Slam results also include SF and QF finishes at Wimbledon (2014, 2017) and the Australian Open (2015, 2017), and reached the 2014 Roland Garros QF. 2011 ATP Newcomer of the Year and by 2013 was in the Top 10. In 2014 Raonic was the first Canadian to qualify for the year-end ATP World Tour Finals and first to finish year-end Top 10 (No. 6). He finished No. 2 on ATP stats charts for aces from 2012-2014.

MILOS RAONIC (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: Reached the 2017 final in his first Delray appearance. Highest-ranked player (No. 4) in Delray Beach history to play in the tournament. CAREER: The 26-year-old has won 8 ATP titles in 21 finals. In 2016 reached the Wimbledon final, the Australian Open SF, the ATP World Tour Finals SF and finished a career-high No. 3. Grand Slam results also include SF and QF finishes at Wimbledon (2014, 2017) and the Australian Open (2015, 2017), and reached the 2014 Roland Garros QF. 2011 ATP Newcomer of the Year and by 2013 was in the Top 10. In 2014 Raonic was the first Canadian to qualify for the year-end ATP World Tour Finals and first to finish year-end Top 10 (No. 6). He finished No. 2 on ATP stats charts for aces from 2012-2014.

FRANCES TIAFOE (USA)

DELRAY BEACH:  The 20-year-old American is into his first career ATP-level final in Delray Beach a week after reaching the quarterfinals in New York Open. He recorded wins over No. 10 Juan Martin del Potro, 2018 Australian Open semifinalist Hyeon Chung and Top 50 Denis Shapovalov. He is the 1st wild card in tournament history to reach the final. CAREER: The Orlando resident won a pair of Challenger titles in 2017, reached the 3rd round of the Masters Series 1000 Cincinnati with an upset win over No. 7 Alexander Zverev and pushed Roger Federer to 5 sets in the 1st round of the US Open. He was one of 3 teenagers in 2017’s Top 100. He won the 2013 Orange Bowl junior title at age 15 to become the youngest champion in tournament history. He went 55-19 on the ITF Junior Circuit and was ranked No. 2 in 2014.

 

FRANCES TIAFOE (USA)

DELRAY BEACH:  The 20-year-old American is into his first career ATP-level final in Delray Beach a week after reaching the quarterfinals in New York Open. He recorded wins over No. 10 Juan Martin del Potro, 2018 Australian Open semifinalist Hyeon Chung and Top 50 Denis Shapovalov. He is the 1st wild card in tournament history to reach the final. CAREER: The Orlando resident won a pair of Challenger titles in 2017, reached the 3rd round of the Masters Series 1000 Cincinnati with an upset win over No. 7 Alexander Zverev and pushed Roger Federer to 5 sets in the 1st round of the US Open. He was one of 3 teenagers in 2017’s Top 100. He won the 2013 Orange Bowl junior title at age 15 to become the youngest champion in tournament history. He went 55-19 on the ITF Junior Circuit and was ranked No. 2 in 2014.

SAM QUERREY (USA)

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DELRAY BEACH: The 2016 Delray Beach singles champion is making his 10th appearance and has a 15-8 record. He reached the semifinals in 2008, and the quarterfinals in 2007 and 2017. CAREER: Querrey has had a late-career resurgence, reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2016 and putting together his best season in 2017: he earned berths in the Wimbledon semifinals and US Open quarterfinals, reached a career-high ranking of No.13, and won titles in Acapulco and Los Cabos. Querrey has 10 career ATP World Tour titles in 17 finals and has finished in the year-end Top 25 rankings four times. In 2010 he was world No. 18 after winning four ATP titles. He has enjoyed success in doubles with five ATP titles in 12 finals, and a run to the 2015 US Open doubles semifinals (w/Steve Johnson) and mixed doubles finals (w/Bethany Mattek-Sands). 

SAM QUERREY (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: The 2016 Delray Beach singles champion is making his 10th appearance and has a 15-8 record. He reached the semifinals in 2008, and the quarterfinals in 2007 and 2017. CAREER: Querrey has had a late-career resurgence, reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2016 and putting together his best season in 2017: he earned berths in the Wimbledon semifinals and US Open quarterfinals, reached a career-high ranking of No.13, and won titles in Acapulco and Los Cabos. Querrey has 10 career ATP World Tour titles in 17 finals and has finished in the year-end Top 25 rankings four times. In 2010 he was world No. 18 after winning four ATP titles. He has enjoyed success in doubles with five ATP titles in 12 finals, and a run to the 2015 US Open doubles semifinals (w/Steve Johnson) and mixed doubles finals (w/Bethany Mattek-Sands). 

JOHN ISNER (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Isner is 10-6, including three straight semifinals from 2012-2014. CAREER: He was the No. 1 American for 5 straight years and has been ranked in the Top 20 for 8 consecutive. He’s won 12 ATP titles and his career-high No. 9 ranking came in 2012, when he reached the 2011 US Open QF. In 2017 he won titles are Newport and Atlanta and reached semis in Master Series 1000 events in Rome, Cincinnati and Paris. He led the ATP in aces 4 times and is nearing 10,000 for his career. In 2010 at Wimbledon, he played in the longest match ever that spanned 3 days, winning in the 5th set 70-68 with a record 113 aces. He’s currently ranked in the Top 20.

JOHN ISNER (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: Isner is 10-6, including three straight semifinals from 2012-2014. CAREER: He was the No. 1 American for 5 straight years and has been ranked in the Top 20 for 8 consecutive. He’s won 12 ATP titles and his career-high No. 9 ranking came in 2012, when he reached the 2011 US Open QF. In 2017 he won titles are Newport and Atlanta and reached semis in Master Series 1000 events in Rome, Cincinnati and Paris. He led the ATP in aces 4 times and is nearing 10,000 for his career. In 2010 at Wimbledon, he played in the longest match ever that spanned 3 days, winning in the 5th set 70-68 with a record 113 aces. He’s currently ranked in the Top 20.

DENIS SHAPOVALOV (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: First appearance. CAREER: The 18-year-old Shapovalov became the youngest player in the Top 100  in August, and then qualified and reached the 4th round of the US Open after upsetting then-No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Next came his historic run as the youngest Masters Series 1000 semifinalist in Montreal with wins over former US Open champ Juan Martin del Potro and No. 2 Rafael Nadal. He wrapped up the season as the youngest qualifer for the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals, featuring the world’s top 8 under-21 stars.  The Canadian was chosen by the ATP as its “Most Improved Player” of 2017, and he was also named an “ATP Star of Tomorrow.”  Shapovalov cracked the world’s Top 50 rankings early in the opening weeks of the 2018 season.

DENIS SHAPOVALOV (CAN)

DELRAY BEACH: First appearance. CAREER: The 18-year-old Shapovalov became the youngest player in the Top 100  in August, and then qualified and reached the 4th round of the US Open after upsetting then-No. 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Next came his historic run as the youngest Masters Series 1000 semifinalist in Montreal with wins over former US Open champ Juan Martin del Potro and No. 2 Rafael Nadal. He wrapped up the season as the youngest qualifer for the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals, featuring the world’s top 8 under-21 stars.  The Canadian was chosen by the ATP as its “Most Improved Player” of 2017, and he was also named an “ATP Star of Tomorrow.”  Shapovalov cracked the world’s Top 50 rankings early in the opening weeks of the 2018 season.

PETER GOJOWCZYK (GER)

Delray Beach: In his 1st appearance in Delray Beach, he has reached the final, going 4-0 with an upset win over No. 18 John Isner in the 2nd round. He’s playing in the 2nd DBO final without a seeded player, and is ranked No. 64 as he takes the court for the final. Career: The 28-year old German has reached 2 career finals, and won his 1st ATP title last year in Metz as a qualifier. He has reached 3 consecutive QFs in 2017 – including Auckland and Qatar — and has a Challenger title as well.  He has a current string of beating the last 8 Americans he’s faced in ATP-level events, and the last 14 including qualies and Challengers. An upset of No. 8 Jack Sock in Auckland is included in that string.

 

PETER GOJOWCZYK (GER)

Delray Beach: In his 1st appearance in Delray Beach, he has reached the final, going 4-0 with an upset win over No. 18 John Isner in the 2nd round. He’s playing in the 2nd DBO final without a seeded player, and is ranked No. 64 as he takes the court for the final. Career: The 28-year old German has reached 2 career finals, and won his 1st ATP title last year in Metz as a qualifier. He has reached 3 consecutive QFs in 2017 – including Auckland and Qatar — and has a Challenger title as well.  He has a current string of beating the last 8 Americans he’s faced in ATP-level events, and the last 14 including qualies and Challengers. An upset of No. 8 Jack Sock in Auckland is included in that string.

BRYAN BROTHERS (USA)

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DELRAY BEACH: 4-time champions (2009, 2010, 2014 & 2015) with a 22-6 record in 10 appearances and 6 finals. CAREER: The 39-year-old twins are the first doubles team in history to win 100 ATP titles (now at 114). They captured their 1000th career match win in 2016 and have finished year-end No. 1 a record 10 times. The first doubles team in history to concurrently hold all 4 major titles as well as the Olympic gold medal. Have qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals 14 straight years and won 4 times. Their 24-5 Davis Cup record is the best in US history; the pair helped lead the US team to the 2007 title. Bob is a lefty, Mike is a righty and 3 minutes older than Bob.

MIKE BRYAN

 

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BRYAN BROTHERS (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: 4-time champions (2009, 2010, 2014 & 2015) with a 22-6 record in 10 appearances and 6 finals. CAREER: The 39-year-old twins are the first doubles team in history to win 100 ATP titles (now at 114). They captured their 1000th career match win in 2016 and have finished year-end No. 1 a record 10 times. The first doubles team in history to concurrently hold all 4 major titles as well as the Olympic gold medal. Have qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals 14 straight years and won 4 times. Their 24-5 Davis Cup record is the best in US history; the pair helped lead the US team to the 2007 title. Bob is a lefty, Mike is a righty and 3 minutes older than Bob.

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IVO KARLOVIC (CRO)

DELRAY BEACH: Delray Beach’s 2015 champion and two-time finalist is 11-8 in 10 appearances. He set a tournament-record 91 aces in winning the 2015 title, including 13 in the final. CAREER: The 38-year-old ATP World Tour career aces leader (he has more than 12,000) led the Tour in aces from 2007 to 2009, and again in 2014 and 2015. He was ranked a career-best No. 20 for the 2016 season after winning a pair of ATP titles and reaching the the US Open fourth round, where he set a record for aces (61) in his first-round win.  The Miami resident has eight career ATP World Tour titles, and led the 2005 Croatian Davis Cup team to the world title. He struck one of the fastest serves of all time, a 156-mile missile that came in a Davis Cup tie in 2011.

IVO KARLOVIC (CRO)

DELRAY BEACH: Delray Beach’s 2015 champion and two-time finalist is 11-8 in 10 appearances. He set a tournament-record 91 aces in winning the 2015 title, including 13 in the final. CAREER: The 38-year-old ATP World Tour career aces leader (he has more than 12,000) led the Tour in aces from 2007 to 2009, and again in 2014 and 2015. He was ranked a career-best No. 20 for the 2016 season after winning a pair of ATP titles and reaching the the US Open fourth round, where he set a record for aces (61) in his first-round win.  The Miami resident has eight career ATP World Tour titles, and led the 2005 Croatian Davis Cup team to the world title. He struck one of the fastest serves of all time, a 156-mile missile that came in a Davis Cup tie in 2011.

HYEON CHUNG (KOR)

DELRAY BEACH: First appearance in the main draw. Chung won his first qualifying match last year but did not advance. CAREER: The 21-year-old bespectacled Korean reached the semifinals of the 2018 Australian Open following wins over Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic – the first time a South Korean has reached the semifinals of a Grand Slam. That run was foreshadowed by his win at the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in November, where he was 5-0 against his peers. Chung is into the Top 30, after a 2017 year-end ranking of No. 58. He was voted the ATP’s “Most Improved Player” in 2015 as a 17-year-old.

HYEON CHUNG (KOR)

DELRAY BEACH: First appearance in the main draw. Chung won his first qualifying match last year but did not advance. CAREER: The 21-year-old bespectacled Korean reached the semifinals of the 2018 Australian Open following wins over Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic – the first time a South Korean has reached the semifinals of a Grand Slam. That run was foreshadowed by his win at the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals in November, where he was 5-0 against his peers. Chung is into the Top 30, after a 2017 year-end ranking of No. 58. He was voted the ATP’s “Most Improved Player” in 2015 as a 17-year-old.

RYAN HARRISON (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: He’s making his fifth appearance, and his first since 2014, when he reached the doubles semifinals with Jack Sock. CAREER: The 25-year-old reached the Brisbane final the first week of the 2018 season. He won his first singles ATP title in Memphis in 2017, a week after winning his fourth Challenger title, and catapulted to a career-high No. 40. He won the 2017 Roland Garros doubles title with Michael Venus, and reached the semifinals in the year-end Nitto ATP Doubles Finals. He was No. 16 in doubles for 2017, winning two of his four career ATP titles.

RYAN HARRISON (USA)

DELRAY BEACH: He’s making his fifth appearance, and his first since 2014, when he reached the doubles semifinals with Jack Sock. CAREER: The 25-year-old reached the Brisbane final the first week of the 2018 season. He won his first singles ATP title in Memphis in 2017, a week after winning his fourth Challenger title, and catapulted to a career-high No. 40. He won the 2017 Roland Garros doubles title with Michael Venus, and reached the semifinals in the year-end Nitto ATP Doubles Finals. He was No. 16 in doubles for 2017, winning two of his four career ATP titles.

RADU ALBOT (MDA)

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NIKOLOZ BASILASHVILI (GEO)

JEREMY CHARDY (FRA)

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JARED DONALDSON (USA)

EVGENY DONSKOY (RUS)

MATTHEW EBDEN (AUS)

STEVE JOHNSON (USA)

LUKAS LACKO (SVK)

REILLY OPELKA (USA)

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DUDI SELA (ISR)

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DONALD YOUNG (USA)

MIKHAIL YOUZHNY (RUS)

QUALIFIERS

 

ALEXANDER BUBLIK (KAZ)

RAMKUMAR RAMANATHAN (IND)

FRANKO SKUGOR (CRO)

JOHN-PATRICK SMITH (AUS)

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