Author: Tomi Garguilo

A trio of Americans ‑ Jack Sock, Ryan Harrison and Brandon Nakashima ‑ have accepted main draw singles wildcards for this week’s Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com   Sock, 27, was the Delray Beach 2017 singles champion and 2018 doubles champion (w/Jackson Withrow) and is making his eighth appearance in the tournament. Sock has won three other titles including the Paris 1000 Masters, which catapulted his ranking to a career-high of No. 8. and qualified him for the 2017 Nitto ATP Finals where he was the first American semifinalist since Andy Roddick in 2007.   “Jack has been a household tennis name in Delray Beach since he was 12,” said Mark Baron, tournament director. “He’s won every junior national championship we’ve hosted, in both singles and doubles, plus singles and doubles here at the ATP Tour level. I know this is a comfortable place for him and I’m looking...

Ernests Gulbis, a two-time Delray Beach Open champion, will have a chance to earn his third title here in Delray Beach at the ATP Tour’s first outdoor North American event of 2020. But first, Gulbis must conquer the event’s 16-player qualifying draw that begins Saturday at the Delray Beach Open Stadium and Tennis Center. The 31-year-old righthander from Latvia was given a wildcard berth into the two-day qualifying rounds. Gulbis won Delray Beach Open singles titles in 2010 and 2013. He lost in the first round of the qualies at Pune, India in his most recent tournament and arrives here ranked No. 190 in the world.  Gulbis will meet Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan in the first round Saturday. The qualifying tournament favorite, however, will be No. 1 seed Cameron Norrie of Britain, who is currently ranked No. 59 in the world. The 24-year-old Norrie was an All-American at...