John Isner - 2017 Defending Singles Champ
John Isner is the most successful player in the history of the BB&T Atlanta Open, having won the tournament a record four times. With 12 career singles titles, Isner is considered one of the best servers of the ATP World Tour. Isner achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 9 and has reached the second week of a Grand Slam five times, including the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open in 2011.
Sock, 25, is currently ranked No. 10 in the ATP World Tour singles rankings. He has played in the BB&T Atlanta Open on five occasions, reaching the semifinals once (2014) and winning the doubles title with Vasek Pospisil (2014). He reached the year end Nitto ATP Finals for the first time in 2017.
Ryan Harrison holds the 2017 Memphis Open ATP title in singles, in addition to four titles in doubles, including the 2017 French Open grand slam. As of January 2018, he is the 4th-highest ranked American in men's singles.
The Bryan Brothers - 2017 Doubles Defending Champs
Bob and Mike Bryan are widely considered to be the greatest doubles team in the history of tennis. The twins have won 112 ATP titles including 16 Grand Slams. They have held the World No. 1 doubles ranking jointly for 438 weeks - longer than anyone else in doubles history,The Bryans have always been crowd favorites in Atlanta, hoisting the BB&T Atlanta Open trophy in 2015 and 2017.
Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens
2017 U.S. Open champion, Sloane Stephens, and the 2017 U.S. Open finalist, Madison Keys, will be featured in the special Sunday, July 22, women's exhibition session at 7:30 p.m. Stephens, 24, from Plantation, Fla., is currently ranked No. 12 on the WTA Tour and is coming off a year where she returned from a leg injury to win her first major title. Keys, 23, a native of Rock Island, Ill., sits close behind Stephens in the rankings at No. 15, and owns three career WTA titles. In addition to being last year's U.S. Open finalist, Keys is a past Australian Open semifinalist and reached the quarters at Wimbledon.
Nick Kyrgios -2016 Singles Champ
Our singles champion from 2016, Nick Kyrgios, will return to Atlanta! As the highest-ranked Australian player with a career high ranking of 13th in the world, Nick has won four ATP titles, including Brisbane, Tokyo, and Marseille, along with Atlanta. The 23-year-old recently joined forces with Jack Sock to secure the doubles title in Lyon. We are very excited for Nick to bring his unique playing style and flair to our courts in July.
Frances Tiafoe, currently ranked No. 61, won his first ATP World Tour level match in Atlanta. Tiafoe has a 15-7 overall record in 2018 with his first ATP World Tour singles title in Delray Beach - he became the youngest American to win an ATP event since 19-year-old Andy Roddick in 2002. He's commonly referred to as the young rising star in American men's tennis.He’s already looking forward to a return to Atlanta.
Hyeon Chung, age 22, is currently ranked 22 in the world (7/12/18) and 20-9 to date in 2018, with semifinal appearances in Melbourne and Munich. He has defeated the likes of Novak Djokovic, Tomas Berdych and Alexander Zverev this year. In 2015, Chung received the ATP Most Improved Player Award, which is voted on by the players. He is currently the highest ranked South Korean and also the reigning ATP Next Gen Finals champion. As an unseeded player, he became the first Korean player to reach a Grand Slam semifinal at the 2018 Australian Open.
Main Draw Players
Marcos Baghdatis Mirza Bašic Jeremy Chardy Jared Donaldson
Matthew Ebden Taylor Fritz Ivo Karlovic Lukas Lacko
Gilles Muller Cameron Norrie Mikhail Youzhny Donald Young
Additional players include:
Arevalo, Marcelo ESA
Jung, Jason TPE
Berankis, Ricardas LTU
Klahn, Bradley USA
de Minaur, Alex AUS
Kudla, Denis USA 84
Dolgopolov, Alexandr UKR
Opelka, Reilly USA
Gunneswaran, Prajnesh IND
Ramanathan, Ramkumar IND
Hurkacz, Hubert POL
Rubin, Noah USA
Ivashka, Ilya BLR
Smyczek, Tim USA