Category: ATP Challenger

Dan Evans Set For Glasgow Comeback Following Doping Ban

Adam Addicott- 16/04/2018

The former British No.2 is making his return to the sport with support from his national tennis federation.

Meteoric rankings rise for Spaniard after Challenger win

Alex Burton- 09/04/2018

Andujar claimed his first Challenger win in nearly six years in Alicante (Zimbio.com) Pablo Andujar is perhaps best known as a one-time Barcelona finalist. The ...

Denis Kudla into Drummondville final, Kukushkin reaches Irving final again

Alex Burton- 17/03/2018

Denis Kudla is looking to win his 6th career Challenger, and his first since June 2015 (Zimbio.com) It's fair to say the the home contingent ...

The LTA Announces New Challenger Events Amid Speculation Over Andy Murray’s Return

Adam Addicott- 12/03/2018

Andy Murray (zimbio.com) The British Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed on Monday that a duo of new £100,000 Challenger tournaments will take place later ...

Young Italian star on the brink of breaking into the Top 100 after Challenger title

Alex Burton- 26/02/2018

Berrettini secured his second career Challenger title with victory in Bergamo (Zimbio.com) Young Italian star Matteo Berrettini is on the brink of breaking into the ...

Kei Nishikori Draws Positives From First Win Since Comeback

Adam Addicott- 30/01/2018

Kei Nishikori (zimbio.com) Kei Nishikori has won his first tour match since August after defeating Dennis Novikov 6-3, 6-3, in the first round of the ...

Reilly Opelka edges win, Young Aussie Omar Jasika shows strong form

Alex Burton- 03/01/2018

Opelka managed to qualify for the Australian Open last year, taking David Goffin to a memorable five sets in the first round (Zimbio.com) When you ...

Americans produce a brace of shocks in Playford Challenger

Alex Burton- 02/01/2018

Reilly Opelka shrugged off a poor first set tie break to edge Ricardas Berankis in three sets. (Zimbio.com) It takes mental strength and fortitude to ...

Britain’s Jay Clarke beaten in first final, positive rankings result

Alex Burton- 25/11/2017

Clarke moved up significantly in the rankings on the strength of his play this week (Zimbio.com) Britain's Jay Clarke played in his first Challenger final ...

Britain’s Jay Clarke breaks new ground in India

Alex Burton- 23/11/2017

Clarke is into a Challenger semi-final for the first time, and has a favourable draw to reach the final (Zimbio.com) Britain's Jay Clarke secured a ...

Significant rankings move on the horizon for young Brit, into Challenger quarter-finals

Alex Burton- 22/11/2017

Clarke has a chance to reach his first Challenger semi-final (Zimbio.com) It is the final week of the Challenger season on the ATP World Tour, ...

Top seeded Brazilian looking to bounce back in final week of Challenger season

Alex Burton- 20/11/2017

Dutra Silva is normally a strong contender for titles on clay (Zimbio.com) Rogerio Dutra Silva is normally dominant in South American clay Challengers. The Brazilian ...

Tim Smyczek wins in Champaign, massive bonus in winning the title

Alex Burton- 18/11/2017

Some of Tim Smyczek's best moments have come at the Australian Open (Zimbio.com) American Tim Smyczek didn't have the best of seasons if you take ...

Indians set to take centre stage in Pune Challenger Final

Alex Burton- 17/11/2017

Bhambri has a chance to become the first Indian to register a Challenger win in singles in 2017 (Zimbio.com) The Pune Challenger could not have ...

Americans keep rolling in Champaign, Peliwo run ends

Alex Burton- 17/11/2017

Tim Smyczek is looking for his second Challenger title in three weeks in Champaign, Illinois (Zimbio.com) It's been an undeniably great week for American tennis. ...

Americans dominate in Champaign Challenger, Tommy Paul into quarters

Alex Burton- 15/11/2017

Paul has enjoyed a strong second half to the season (Zimbio.com) Last year saw Swiss Henri Laaksonen pick up the title. This year the American ...

ATP Top 40 star wins Challenger title in Uruguay, back in form

Alex Burton- 12/11/2017

Cuevas sought the comforts of his favoured clay surface to engineer a return to form on the Challenger Tour (Zimbio.com) A Top 40 player in ...

American stunned by Canada’s former junior prodigy in Knoxville

Alex Burton- 10/11/2017

Peliwo upset the highly favoured Fritz in the Knoxville quarter-finals (Zimbio.com) In the United States' Taylor Fritz is still considered one of the most promising ...

Tim Smyczek in strong end to season with first Challenger title of 2017

Alex Burton- 06/11/2017

Smyczek claimed his fifth career title at Challenger level with victory in Charlottesville (Zimbio.com) Its a case of better late than never for Tim Smyczek ...