2016 BB&T Atlanta Open

Filed in Events by on July 18, 2016

2016 BB&T Atlanta Open

John Isner returns to the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open in an attempt to win his fourth consecutive singles title, but he’s going to have to navigate his way through a draw with a mix of young upstarts and former and current ATP World Tour top-20 players. The 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open, an ATP World Tour 250 event runs Saturday, July 30 through Sunday, August 7, at Atlantic Station, in Midtown Atlanta.

A singles field including 9 top-50 players is currently slated to compete for the title. Subject to change, here is the 2016 BB&T Atlanta entry list. (ATP World Tour Rank is the number in the left-hand column.)

2016 BB&T Atlanta Open Entry List

17 Isner, John, USA
18 Kyrgios, Nick, Australia
23 Paire, Benoit, France
24 Anderson, Kevin, RSA
29 Pouille, Lucas, France
32 Dolgopolov, Alexandr, UKR
34 Chardy, Jeremy, France
43 Granollers, Marcel, Spain
49 Coric, Borna, Croatia
52 Verdasco, Fernando,Spain
54 Mannarino, Adrian, France
63 Fritz, Taylor, USA
68 Edmund, Kyle, Great Britain
69 Young, Donald, USA
72 Schwartzman, Diego, Argentina

Remembering the 1996 Atlanta Games. The Olympic Spirit will be evident at Atlantic Station throughout the tournament. Each day, a current or former Olympian will appear to sign autographs and greet fans.  Items from Coca-Cola’s 1996 Olympic vault will be on display at Atlantic Station.

New practice courts at Atlantic Station were unveiled. Four new tennis courts, three that will be used full-time for practice during the tournament and one that can be used for practice or competition were christened with a ribbon cutting ceremony and then broken in by members of the media and the local college players that received a wildcard into the event.

The BB&T Atlanta Open has welcomed over 250,000 fans to Atlantic Station over the past six years, establishing itself as one of the top ATP tennis events in the US. The BB&T Atlanta Open is held each year in July in Atlantic Station and is one of eight summer tournaments in the Emirates Airline US Open Series. The tournament features men’s top world tennis players in singles and doubles competition. Approximately 40,000 fans attend the tournament.

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets to the 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open.

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