Tennis Channel Open
The Tennis Channel Open was a men's tennis tournament on the ATP International Series which was held for the first time in Las Vegas, Nevada from February 27 to March 5, 2006. In the men's singles final, James Blake defeated Lleyton Hewitt while the men's doubles title was won by Bob and Mike Bryan.
|Tennis Channel Open|
|Defunct tennis tournament|
|Location||Scottsdale, Arizona (1986–2005) |
Las Vegas, Nevada (2006–2008)
|Category||WCT (1986–1989) |
International Series (1990–2008)
|Surface||Hard / outdoors|
In 2005 The Tennis Channel purchased the tournament from IMG and moved it from Scottsdale to Las Vegas. In April 2008, The Tennis Channel announced that it was selling the tournament to the ATP, and the week the event had been held is now the first week of Davis Cup.
The tournament has been in existence since 1986 located at the Scottsdale Radisson Resort. From 1987–2005 the tournament took place at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where Andre Agassi was crowned champion four times.
- Miki Singh (February 23, 2006). "Tennis Channel Open not just another ATP event". ESPN.
- "Tennis Channel to sell Las Vegas tournament to ATP". Tennis Industry. April 10, 2008.
- Adam Kress (July 24, 2005). "Tennis tourney leaving Scottsdale". Phoenix Business Journal.
- "Tennis Channel selling Las Vegas tournament to ATP, which could move or disband event". ESPN. April 10, 2008.