Eddleman Pro Tennis Classic

The Eddleman Pro Tennis Classic is a defunct ATP Challenger Tour tennis tournament played from 1991 until 2003. It was held at the Brook Highland Racquet Club in Birmingham, Alabama and was played on outdoor clay courts.[1] The Eddleman U.S. Clay Court Championships took the place of the Challenger event in 1994.[2]

Eddleman Pro Tennis Classic
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameEddleman Pro Tennis Classic (1991–93)
Eddleman USTA Tennis Classic (1995-96)
Eddleman USTA Challenger (1997-2003)
Founded1991
Abolished2003
LocationBirmingham, Alabama
VenueBrook Highland Racquet Club
CategoryATP Challenger Series
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
Draw32S/16D

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1991   Marcelo Ingaramo   Gabriel Markus 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1992   Mikael Pernfors   Luiz Mattar 7–6, 6–4
1993   Mikael Pernfors   Claudio Mezzadri 7–6, 6–3
1994 No challenger event
1995   Bohdan Ulihrach   Jiří Novák 6–4, 7–6
1996   Mariano Zabaleta   Bill Behrens 6–4, 6–4
1997   Johan Van Herck   Tommy Haas 7–6, 6–7, 6–4
1998   Christian Ruud   Johan Van Herck 2–6, 6–1, 6–1
1999   Francisco Costa   Martín Rodríguez 6–7, 7–6, 6–3
2000   Ronald Agénor   Paradorn Srichaphan 7–5, 6–3
2001   Irakli Labadze   James Blake 6–2, 6–3
2002   Alex Kim   Cecil Mamiit 7–6(11–9), 6–2
2003   Óscar Hernández   Alex Kim 6–2, 6–1

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1991   Mark Keil
  Dave Randall
  Nelson Aerts
  Danilo Marcelino
1–6, 7–6, 6–2
1992   Bret Garnett
  Tobias Svantesson
  Jan Apell
  Peter Nyborg
6–4, 7–6
1993   Bryan Shelton
  Todd Witsken
  Pablo Albano
  Javier Frana
7–6, 6–3
1994 No challenger event
1995   Ken Flach
  Bryan Shelton
  Ellis Ferreira
  Brent Haygarth
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
1996   Javier Frana
  Karel Nováček
  Matt Lucena
  Dave Randall
6–3, 6–1
1997   Luke Jensen
  Murphy Jensen
  Fredrik Bergh
  Rikard Bergh
6–2, 7–6
1998   Doug Flach
  David Witt
  Eyal Erlich
  Eric Taino
7–6, 6–4
1999   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
  Geoff Grant
  T. J. Middleton
7–5, 6–3
2000   Paul Kilderry
  Peter Tramacchi
  Lee Pearson
  Grant Silcock
6–4, 6–4
2001   James Blake
  Mark Merklein
  Ramón Delgado
  Ignacio Hirigoyen
7–5, 6–1
2002   Mardy Fish
  Jeff Morrison
  Paul Rosner
  Glenn Weiner
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2003   Josh Goffi
  Travis Parrott
  Paul Goldstein
  Robert Kendrick
6–4, 2–6, 6–2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Briefly..." The Gadsden Times. Gadsden, AL. 2002-05-07. p. B3.
  2. ^ "Birmingham hosting U.S. clay court event". Times Daily. Florence, AL. 1994-04-11. p. 2B.

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