Memphis Open Scheduled for February 2015
16 Dec, 2014
John Isner Becomes Second Top 20 Player to Join Field
The USTA announced today that top-ranked American John Isner has become the second Top 20 player to commit to the Memphis Open, joining 2014 US Open finalist and two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori in the player field.
Isner’s best performance in Memphis to date came in 2010, when he reached the singles final against fellow American Sam Querrey. That same year, Isner and Querrey teamed to win the Memphis doubles title.
An assortment of box seat and ticket packages at discounted rates off retail for the 2015 Memphis Open are on sale now. The ATP World Tour 250 tennis tournament will be played Feb. 7-15 at The Racquet Club of Memphis in Memphis, Tenn., with a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw.
Box seat and ticket packages can be purchased via visiting www.memphisopen.com, or calling 1-855-307-1981.
Tickets for individual daily sessions will go on sale starting Monday, Jan. 5.
Nine year-end world No. 1s have won the Memphis event, including John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi and Jim Courier.
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