2014 Players

Defending Champion John Isner


No player has made the BB&T Atlanta Open his own playground more than John Isner. With one title last year and appearances in two other finals, Isner has been the most dominant player in the the tournament's first four years. Read More
 

Long-time American Favorite Sam Querrey


Californian Sam Querrey, a former top 20 player, rose to No. 17 in 2011. The lanky, 6’6” player carries a bundle of ATP World Tour titles; Querrey has won three crowns in Los Angeles, along with London/Queen’s Club, Memphis, Belgrade and Las Vegas. Read More
 

Last Year's Finalist Kevin Anderson


In last year’s BB&T Atlanta Open – John Isner outplayed Kevin Anderson in a three tiebreak final – claiming his seventh of eight total ATP titles. The two giants set a record for the tallest competitors in an ATP World Tour final with Isner listed as 6’10” and Anderson at 6’8”. Read More
 

Jack Sock


Jack is back. Now, with a 2014 Wimbledon crown in his trophy case, one of the stronger of the new generation of Americans returns to the 2014 BB&T Atlanta Open. Sock, two months shy of his 22nd birthday, is trying to improve on his first-round lost to Santiago Giraldo last year. The disappointing exit came a year after an impressive performance in the 2012 Atlanta tournament, where he upset fellow American Steve Johnson and Russian Alex Bogomolov Jr. before losing to John Isner in the quarterfinals. Read More
 

Donald Young


Donald Young was supposed to be the next US tennis star. After a one-of-a-kind junior career, he has had many peaks and valleys. But don’t give up on him just yet; Young very well could be the next late bloomer on the ATP World Tour. Considering he can overlook the site from his condo in The Atlantic on 17th Street, his view may be more focused on conquering the BB&T Atlanta Open. The beginning of his junior career was second to none after becoming the youngest Australian Open champion at 14, junior No. 1 at 15, and then competed in the US Open when he was only 16. Americans were raving about this kid who seemed destined for greatness. “Would I love to be further along by now? Yeah, for sure,’’ Young said at a recent Roland Garros news conference. “But it didn’t happen. Now, I’m starting to play better – not better, but more consistent than before. Read More
 

Vasek Pospisil


This year’s distinct field becomes even more cutthroat with the addition of one of the most improved players on the ATP World Tour,Wimbledon doubles champion Vasek Pospisil. The 23-year old Canadian is competing in the BB&T Atlanta Open for the first time. Pospisil headed into 2014 with a career-high rank No. 25 after a breakout season last year, that solidified his spot as the No.2 Canadian player behind Milos Raonic. Last year was memorable for Pospisil – one that ended much better than it began. Mononucleosis sidelined the British Colombia native for nearly two months, missing several tournaments including the Australian Open. Read More
 

Other Players

 
Robby Ginepri

Age: 31 - Country: USA - Residence: Kennesaw, Georgia

Turned Pro: 2001 Height: 6' / Weight: 174

  • Ginepri is the only active American to who has reached a semifinal round of a Grand Slam (2005 US Open).
Benjamin Becker
Age: 33 - Country: Germany - Residence: Mettlach, Germany
Turned Pro: 2005 Height: 5'10 / Weight:158
  • Becker won the 2004 NCAA Singles Championship for Baylor University.
Victor Estrella
Age: 33 - Country: Dominican Republic Residence: Santiago, Dominican Republic
Height: 5’8 Weight: 168 Turned Pro: 2002
  • In 2014, Estrella became the first Dominican to reach the top 100 in the ATP rankings.
Ryan Harrison

Age: 22 - Country:USA - Residence: Boca Raton, Florida

Height: 6'2 / Weight:185 Turned Pro: 2007

  • Harrison won the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open doubles title with Matthew Ebden.
Lukas Lacko
Age: 26 - Country: Slovakia - Residence: Bratislava, Slovakia
Turned Pro: 2005 Height: 6'1 / Weight: 188
  • Played a 4-hour, 56-minute match that stretched over the course of two days, and tied the record for the most games played in the Open Era at the 2010 French Open.
Matthew Ebden
Age: 26 - Country: Australia - Residence: Perth, Germany
Turned Pro: 2005 Height: 6'2/ Weight:172
  • Ebden won a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

Steve Johnson

Age: 24 - Country: United States - Residence: Orange, California
Turned Pro: 2012 - Height: 6'2 / Weight: 190
  • He won the NCAA Men's Singles Championship during his junior and senior seasons at USC.
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Age: 28 Country: Ukraine Residence: Bratislava, Slovakia
Height: 6’4 Weight: 176 Turned Pro: 2003
  • Stakhovsky is well-known for defeating Roger Federer in the second round of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.

 

Marinko Matosevic
Age: 28 - Country: Australia -  Residence: Melbourne, Australia
Turned Pro: 2003 Height: 6’4" / Weight: 190
  • Marinko broke into the world’s top 100 for the first time in 2012, a week after winning the ATP Challenger in Athens.
Age: 27 - Country: Uzbekistan - Residence: Moscow, Russia -
Turned Pro: 2004 - Height: 6'2"/ Weight: 194
  • Istomin suffered a leg injury in a car accident traveling to a Futures event in Tashkent in April 2001, underwent surgery which required as many as 80 stiches and spent three months in the hospital. He stopped playing for two years.
Age: 30 - Country: Chinese Taipei - Residence: Taipei, Chinese Taipei -
Turned Pro: 2001 - Height: 5’11 / Weight: 163
  • After defeating defeating David Ferrer in the semifinals, Lu made his maiden ATP final in Auckland before losing to John Isner in the final
Austin Smith
Age: 20 - Country: United States - Residence: Cumming, Georgia
Height: 6'1
  • Smith finished this year with a team-best singles record (35-12) for Georgia Bulldogs.

Alejandro Gonzalez

Age: 25 - Country: Colombia - Residence: Medellin, Colombia -
Turned Pro: 2006 - Height: 6'3 / Weight: 182
  • Gonzalez speaks fluent Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and English.
 
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