Players

2013 Main Draw Players

John Isner


American John Isner has made a career of reaching heights in his personal and professional career that few other top pros on the ATP World Tour have ever reached before. And it’s not just because he towers over his opponents at a lofty 6”9. Isner has been a steady player in the ATP top 20 for the past few years and always brings his A-game when playing for the fans in red, white, and blue. All but one of Isner’s six ATP titles and 10 of his 12 finals appearances have come on American soil, including here in Atlanta where Isner has reached the final twice. Read More
 

Mardy Fish


Two-time champion Mardy Fish has committed to play this year's the BB&T Atlanta Open. Fish's return to Atlanta will be his second ATP World Tour appearance since the 2012 US Open last fall. The BB&T Atlanta Open has always been a special tournament for Mardy Fish. It was here in 2010 that Fish began a career renaissance, winning the title in three sets over fellow BB&T participant John Isner. Read More
 

Ryan Harrison


One of the latest young Americans to make a splash on the ATP World Tour is Ryan Harrison, who has committed to playing in the 2013 BBTAO Atlanta Open for the third year in a row. Last year, Harrison partnered with Australian Matthew Ebden to take the doubles title. Read More
 

Lleyton Hewitt


Fiery former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt will be blazing his way this summer to the 2013 BB&T Atlanta Open. The former Wimbledon (2002), U.S. Open (2001) and ATP World Tour Finals (2001-02) champ will be returning to Atlanta for the third time after taking last year off. Hewitt has been intimidating the competition ever since he won his first pro tournament in his hometown of Adelaide, Australia back in 1998. Read More
 

James Blake


The ever-resilient crowd favorite James Blake has announced his intent to play in the 2013 BB&T Atlanta Open. Blake has had an illustrious career ever since he arrived on the pro tour in 2001 with bouncing dreads, quick feet, and a hammering forehand. His career achievements include reaching the finals of the prestigious ATP World Tour Finals in 2006 and the semifinals of the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Read More
 

Kevin Anderson


Kevin Anderson has committed to join a talented field at the 2013 BB&T Atlanta Open, making his fourth appearance at the Atlanta tournament. A semifinalist in 2010 and a quarterfinalist in 2011, Anderson looks to add another strong result at Atlantic Station during the U.S. Open Series summer hard court season leading up to the U.S. Open. Read More
 

Other Players

 
Ricardas Berankis
Age: 22 - Country: Lithuania - Residence: Vilnius, Lithuania & Bradenton -
Turned Pro: 2008 - Height: 5’9"/ Weight: 155
  • Berankis became the first Lithuanian to reach an ATP World Tour Final with his runner-up effort in Los Angeles as a qualifier in 2012. 
 
Age: 28 - Country: Croatia - Residence: Zagreb, Croatia - 
Turned Pro: 2004 - Height: 6’ / Weight: 183
  • Dodig had an impressive showing at Wimbledon in 2012, advancing to the fourth round in singles and a finalist in doubles.
 
Evgeny Donskoy
Age: 23 - Country: Russia - Residence: Moscow, Russia -
Turned Pro: 2007 - Height: 6’1" / Weight: 163
  • Donskoy posted a three-set grass court win over John Isner in the Top Shelf Open this           June. 
 
Age: 29 - Country: Colombia - Residence: Bogota, Columbia -
Turned Pro: 2000 - Height: 6’1" / Weight: 169
  • In 2012, Falla recorded victories over Mardy Fish and John Isner, giving him third-round finishes in both the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
 
Santiago Giraldo
Age: 25 - Country: Colombia - Residence: Bogota, Columbia -
Turned Pro: 2006 - Height: 6’2"/ Weight: 165
  • Giraldo made his Olympic debut in London where he defeated Harrison to reach the second round.
 
Age: 26 - Country: Uzbekistan - Residence: Moscow, Russia -
Turned Pro: 2004 - Height: 6'2"/ Weight: 194 
  • Istomin reached the Wimbledon round of 16 in 2012.
 
Age: 25 - Country: Slovakia - Residence: Bratislava, Slovakia -
Turned Pro: 2005 - Height: 6’1"/ Weight: 188
  • Lacko had his career best performance in a Grand Slam at the 2012 Australian Open by reaching the third round after a five-set victory. 
Age: 29 - Country: Chinese Taipei - Residence: Taipei, Chinese Taipei -
Turned Pro: 2001 - Height: 5’11 / Weight: 163
  • Yen-Hsun Lu managed two victories over Top 10 players in 2012 defeating No. 8 Tipsarevic and No. 5 Ferrer. 
 
Marinko Matosevic
Age: 27 Country: Australia Residence: Melbourne, Australia
Turned Pro: 2003 Height: 6’3" / Weight: 187
  • Matosevic was voted by his peers as the ATP Most Improved Player of the Year 2012 after he climbed from No. 201 to No. 49.  
 
Age: 29 - Country: United States - Residence: Carmel, Indiana -
Turned Pro: 2004 - Height: 6’4" / Weight: 180
  • Ram’s best result in singles at the BB&T Atlanta Open came in 2011 when he reached the quarterfinals after defeating Lleyton Hewitt. 
 
Age: 29 - Country: France - Residence: Boulogne-Billancourt, France -
Turned Pro: 2001 - Height: 6’2" / Weight: 165
  • Roger-Vasselin with partner Bopanna reached Wimbledon doubles semifinals losing to the Bryan brothers in five sets. 
 
Age: 25 - Country: The Netherlands - Residence: Amsterdam, The Netherlands -
Turned Pro: 2005 - Height: 6’3" / Weight: 192
  • Sijsling reached his first ATP World Tour semifinal at Dusseldorf this past May.
 
Age: 20 - Country: United States - Residence: Lincoln, Nebraska -
Turned Pro: 2011 - Height: 6’1"/ Weight: 180
  • Sock paired with fellow BB&T Atlanta Open player James Blake, they won their first ATP World Tour doubles title in Delray Beach. 
 
Age: 31 - Country: United States - Residence: Irvine, California - 
Turned Pro: 2003 - Height: 6’1" / Weight: 190
  • Lipsky partnered with BB&T Atlanta Open competitor Rajeev Ram to win the 2010 doubles title in Atlanta. 
 
Santiago Gonzalez 
Age:30 - Country: Mexico - Residence: Cordoba, Mexico -
Turned Pro: 2001 - Height: 6’3"/ Weight: 187
  • In June, Gonzalez with partner Lipsky captured their fifth career title in Halle.
 
Colin Fleming
Age: 28 - Country: Great Britain - Residence: Linlithgow, Scotland -
Turned Pro:  2004 - Height: 6’2"/ Weight: 173
  • Fleming is a two-time semifinalist at the BB&T Atlanta Open.
 
Age: 27 - Country: Great Britain - Residence: Sheffield, England -
Turned Pro: 2000 - Height: 6’/ Weight: 168
  • Marray will partner with Colin Fleming in this year's doubles competition. 
  
 

 

 
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