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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
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Defunct tennis tournament
Founded1986
Abolished2008
Editions21
LocationLas Vegas, Nevada
United States
CategoryWCT (1986–1989)
International Series (1990–2008)
SurfaceHard / outdoors
Draw32S/16Q/16D (round-robin)

In 2005 The Tennis Channel purchased the tournament from IMG and moved it from Scottsdale to Las Vegas.[1][2][3] 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.[4][2]

Contents

Past finalsEdit

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.

SinglesEdit

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Scottsdale 1986   John McEnroe   Kevin Curren 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
1987   Brad Gilbert   Eliot Teltscher 6–2, 6–2
1988   Mikael Pernfors   Glenn Layendecker 6–2, 6–4
1989   Ivan Lendl   Stefan Edberg 6–2, 6–3
1990–91 Not Held
1992   Stefano Pescosolido   Brad Gilbert 6–0, 1–6, 6–4
1993   Andre Agassi   Marcos Ondruska 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
1994   Andre Agassi   Luiz Mattar 6–4, 6–3
1995   Jim Courier   Mark Philippoussis 7–6(7–2), 6–4
1996   Wayne Ferreira   Marcelo Ríos 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
1997   Mark Philippoussis   Richey Reneberg 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
1998   Andre Agassi   Jason Stoltenberg 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
1999   Jan-Michael Gambill   Lleyton Hewitt 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–4
2000   Lleyton Hewitt   Tim Henman 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
2001   Francisco Clavet   Magnus Norman 6–4, 6–2
2002   Andre Agassi   Juan Balcells 6–2, 7–6(7–2)
2003   Lleyton Hewitt   Mark Philippoussis 6–4, 6–4
2004   Vincent Spadea   Nicolas Kiefer 7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
2005   Wayne Arthurs   Mario Ančić 7–5, 6–3
Las Vegas 2006   James Blake   Lleyton Hewitt 7–5, 2–6, 6–3
2007   Lleyton Hewitt   Jürgen Melzer 6–4, 7–6(12–10)
2008   Sam Querrey   Kevin Anderson 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

DoublesEdit

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Scottsdale 1986   Leonardo Lavalle
  Mike Leach
  Scott Davis
  David Pate
7–6, 6–4
1987   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
  Dan Goldie
  Mel Purcell
6–3, 6–2
1988   Scott Davis
  Tim Wilkison
  Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
6–4, 7–6
1989   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
  Paul Annacone
  Christo van Rensburg
6–7, 6–3, 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
1990–91 Not Held
1992   Mark Keil
  Dave Randall
  Kent Kinnear
  Sven Salumaa
4–6, 6–1, 6–2
1993   Mark Keil
  Dave Randall
  Luke Jensen
  Sandon Stolle
7–5, 6–4
1994   Jan Apell
  Ken Flach
  Alex O'Brien
  Sandon Stolle
6–0, 6–4
1995   Trevor Kronemann
  David Macpherson
  Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
1996   Patrick Galbraith
  Rick Leach
  Richey Reneberg
  Brett Steven
5–7, 7–5, 7–5
1997   Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez
  Jonas Björkman
  Rick Leach
6–3, 6–3
1998   Cyril Suk
  Michael Tebbutt
  Kent Kinnear
  David Wheaton
4–6, 6–1, 7–6
1999   Justin Gimelstob
  Richey Reneberg
  Mark Knowles
  Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
2000   Jared Palmer
  Richey Reneberg
  Patrick Galbraith
  David Macpherson
6–3, 7–5
2001   Donald Johnson
  Jared Palmer
  Marcelo Ríos
  Sjeng Schalken
7–6(7–3), 6–2
2002   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
  Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
7–5, 7–6(8–6)
2003   James Blake
  Mark Merklein
  Lleyton Hewitt
  Mark Philippoussis
6–4, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–5)
2004   Rick Leach
  Brian MacPhie
  Jeff Coetzee
  Chris Haggard
6–3, 6–1
2005   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
  Wayne Arthurs
  Paul Hanley
7–5, 6–4
Las Vegas 2006   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
  Jaroslav Levinský
  Robert Lindstedt
6–3, 6–2
2007   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
  Jonathan Erlich
  Andy Ram
7–6(8–6), 6–2
2008   Julien Benneteau
  Michaël Llodra
  Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
6–4, 4–6, [10–8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Miki Singh (February 23, 2006). "Tennis Channel Open not just another ATP event". ESPN.
  2. ^ a b "Tennis Channel to sell Las Vegas tournament to ATP". Tennis Industry. April 10, 2008.
  3. ^ Adam Kress (July 24, 2005). "Tennis tourney leaving Scottsdale". Phoenix Business Journal.
  4. ^ "Tennis Channel selling Las Vegas tournament to ATP, which could move or disband event". ESPN. April 10, 2008.

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