Dallas Open Announces 2023 Player Field

Dallas Open Announces 2023 Player Field

Dallas Open Announces 2023 Player Field

Defending champion Reilly Opelka, Taylor Fritz, John Isner,

and Frances Tiafoe Commit to Second-Annual ATP Tournament

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DALLAS (January 10, 2023) – The Dallas Open today announced the player field for this year’s tournament which will be held February 4 – 12, 2023 at the Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex at SMU.

 

Americans Taylor Fritz, Frances Tiafoe, and defending Dallas Open champion Reilly Opelka highlight the recent commitments. Fritz is currently ranked No. 9 in the world and is the top-ranked American on Tour. Tiafoe is ranked just a few spots behind him, now 17th in the world. Fritz and Tiafoe kicked off the 2023 season by winning the inaugural United Cup for the United States. Tiafoe is coming off a successful 2022 season that saw him reach the finals or semifinals in four tournaments, including a run to the U.S. Open semifinals in September. Also notable in this year’s field is former No. 1 American John Isner. The Dallas resident is currently ranked No. 42 in the world.

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“We’re thrilled to follow-up last year’s inaugural Dallas Open with another strong field of players,” said Peter Lebedevs, Dallas Open tournament director. “It is exciting to add new players like Frances Tiafoe and Miomir Kecmanovic to the Dallas Open field for the first time, along with top-10 American Taylor Fritz, defending champion Reilly Opelka, and John Isner.”

The full acceptance list includes:

Players, Country, Rank

Taylor Fritz, USA, No. 9

Frances Tiafoe, USA, No. 17

Miomir Kecmanovic, SRB, No. 28

Reilly Opelka, USA, No. 37

John Isner, USA, No. 42

Adrian Mannarino, FRA, No. 43

Brandon Nakashima, USA, No. 47

Jenson Brooksby, USA, No. 48

Marcos Giron, USA, No. 60

Mackenzie McDonald, USA, No. 63

J.J. Wolf, USA, No. 66

Ilya Ivashka, No. 72

Oscar Otte, GER, No. 74

Jiri Lehecka, CZE, No. 78

Soonwoo Kwon, KOR, No. 84

Jordan Thompson, AUS, No. 85

Daniel Altmaier, GER, No. 91

Ben Shelton, USA, No. 92

Taro Daniel, JPN, No. 95

Radu Albot, MDA, No. 100

Emilio Gomez, ECU, No. 101

Jack Sock, USA, Wild Card

Liam Krall, USA, Wild Card

Dallas Open Player “Fast Facts”

 

  • 11 countries represented in singles field – USA, Serbia, France, Germany, Czech Republic, South Korea, Australia, Japan, Moldova, Ecuador
  • Singles field includes three (3) current or former top 10 players: John Isner (8) Jack Sock (8), Taylor Fritz (9)
  • Youngest player and current NCAA Champion – Ben Shelton (age 20)
  • Oldest player – John Isner (age 37)

 

Limited individual tickets and premium seating options for the Dallas Open are on sale at www.dallasopen.com.

 

The 2023 Dallas Open will feature more than 60 world-class ATP Tour professionals and be televised worldwide to more than 100 countries. It will be the only ATP Tour indoor championship in the United States, and one of only 10 total stateside events.

 

About The Dallas Open

The Dallas Open is an ATP Tour 250 men’s tournament that made its debut in Dallas in February 2022 at the Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex at SMU. It is the only ATP Tour indoor championship in the United States, and features men’s top world tennis players in singles and doubles competition. The tournament, previously held as the New York Open, is one of the longest-running American tournaments on the ATP Tour. Its rich history features some of the top names in tennis, including legends John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Michael Chang, and Andy Murray, and a current generation of stars like Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic, and Reilly Opelka.

 

About GF Sports & Entertainment

GF Sports & Entertainment is a global events and operations company that elevates the experience of live sports, entertainment and interactive events. The company owns two of the ATP Tours longest running American tennis tournaments, the Dallas Open and the Atlanta Open, as well as the National Lacrosse League New York Riptide. GF Sports & Entertainment also incubates new and emerging sport concepts, this includes Wolf Pack Ninjas, which operates ninja-focused events globally.

GF Sports & Entertainment was founded in July 2015 by New York-based private equity firm GF Capital. For additional information, please visit www.gfsportsandentertainment.com.

 

About The ATP

As the global governing body of men’s professional tennis, the ATP’s mission is to serve tennis. We entertain a billion global fans, showcase the world’s greatest players at the most prestigious tournaments, and inspire the next generation of fans and players. From the ATP Cup in Australia, to Europe, the Americas and Asia, the stars of the game battle for titles and FedEx ATP Rankings points at ATP Masters 1000, 500 and 250 events, and Grand Slams. All roads lead towards the Nitto ATP Finals, the prestigious season finale held in Turin, Italy. Featuring only the world’s top 8 qualified singles players and doubles teams, the tournament also sees the official crowning of the year-end ATP World No. 1, the ultimate achievement in tennis. For more information, please visit www.ATPTour.com.

 

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