ATP Challenger Tour

Benjamin Bonzi Monte Carlo
Damian Kust, Editor - May 10, 2022

Benjamin Bonzi claimed his second Challenger title of the year in Aix-en-Provence and is still yet to be beaten on this circuit in 2022. Meanwhile, Pedro Cachin continued his insane run of form by winning in Prague. Despite struggling in the past couple of seasons, Joao Domingues came out of the blue to shock everyone […]


Daniel Elahi Galan, a champion on the Challenger Tour.
Damian Kust, Editor - Apr 18, 2022

Serve-and-volleying is a dying art but especially at the lower ranks, there are a few players who still try to make it their path to glory. One of them is 25-year-old Antoine Bellier who came out of basically nowhere (when it comes to the Challenger level) to win his maiden title at San Luis Potosi. […]

Gastao Elias Bendigo 2022
Damian Kust, Editor - Apr 10, 2022

Another busy week on the ATP Challenger Tour has just finished. Tomas Martin Etcheverry couldn’t quite secure the title at Mexico City, but will finally feature in the top 100 of the ATP Rankings thanks to his runner-up finish. Meanwhile, Gastao Elias won ten matches in thirteen days to take back-to-back titles at Oeiras. Read […]

Jack Draper London 2021
Damian Kust, Editor - Apr 4, 2022

Another very busy week of ATP Challenger Tour action has come to an end. The Anytech365 Andalucia Open in Marbella was the venue for Dominic Thiem and Stan Wawrinka’s injury comebacks, albeit both of them were cut short. Meanwhile, Jack Draper now hasn’t lost in fifteen matches at the Challenger level and made another ranking […]

Dominic Thiem 2021 French Open Warm Up
Nurein Ahmed - Mar 30, 2022

Former World No. 3 Dominic Thiem suffered a fresh setback less than 24 hours after he played his first competitive match since last June at the Marbella Challenger. Thiem shared the latest news on all his social media handles that he had tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday morning. The hard-hitting Austrian made his much-anticipated […]

Paul Jubb British Tour
Damian Kust, Editor - Mar 28, 2022

Flavio Cobolli and Paul Jubb were the new winners on the ATP Challenger Tour this week. Meanwhile, Quentin Halys is inching closer and closer to debuting in the top 100 with a title at Lille. With four events across two continents and two different surfaces, it was tough to follow everything closely. Read back on […]

Denis Kudla 2022 Australian Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Mar 22, 2022

With seventeen top 100 players in contention for the Arizona Tennis Classic in Phoenix, it seemed like one of the top-seeded players should be able to clean up that tournament. But instead, we got three alternates and one wildcard in the semifinals and they brought the viewers some extremely interesting clashes in the business end […]

Fernando Verdasco Cologne
Damian Kust, Editor - Mar 15, 2022

This week’s ATP Challenger Tour featured three events on three different continents, giving the clay-courters a chance to compete in both Europe and South America, while others competed on hard courts at Monterrey. Fernando Verdasco became the second oldest title winner in the 44-year-long history of the tour, while Carlos Taberner and Hugo Dellien clinched […]

Gianluca Mager at the Rio Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Mar 6, 2022

Davis Cup week means a break for the main tour, but there were still two Challenger events organized. In Gran Canaria, two players balancing between the circuits took their first step down this year and run into each other in a highly-expected final, while Quentin Halys was barely stopped from winning back-to-back titles at Turin. […]

Jack Draper London 2021
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 28, 2022

Jack Draper has already clinched his third Challenger title of the season, all in the Italian city of Forli. Meanwhile, Quentin Halys snapped a finals losing streak to triumph over Vasek Pospisil in Pau. Due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, next week’s Moscow Challenger won’t take place as scheduled. Read back on this week’s […]

Aleksandar Vukic Australian Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 20, 2022

Jack Draper took his second Challenger title of the year, again on the indoor hard courts in Forli. Meanwhile, fourth time was the charm for Aleksandar Vukic, who won a maiden title at that level, defeating Dimitar Kuzmanov in Bangalore. Read back on this week’s action: Forli Jack Draper claimed his maiden Challenger title in […]

Benjamin Bonzi 2022 AO
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 14, 2022

Benjamin Bonzi and Chun-Hsin Tseng appeared on the Challenger Tour for the first time this year and both cleaned up their respective tournaments. The Taiwanese didn’t drop a set on the way to the final in Bangalore as Bonzi, while it didn’t seem so at first, had a much more eventful weekend. Read back on […]

Yoshihito Nishioka Australian Open
Damian Kust, Editor - Feb 6, 2022

It was the same final for the second week in a row in the States as Yoshihito Nishioka and Dominic Stricker battled for a Challenger title again, this time at Cleveland. Read back on this week’s action: Cleveland Yoshihito Nishioka came back to the ATP Challenger Tour after over two years in Columbus the week […]

Vasek Pospisil ATP Canada 2021
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 30, 2022

It was a week of resurgences as Vasek Pospisil and Yoshihito Nishioka, having recently fallen out of the top 100, made their first deep runs in a while, claiming the titles at Quimper and Columbus, respectively. Meanwhile, Francisco Cerundolo should enter the Golden Swing with a lot of confidence after coming out on top in […]

Daniel Elahi Galan, a champion on the Challenger Tour, in action.
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 24, 2022

Most of the world’s elite have just competed in the first week of the Australian Open, but the slightly lower-ranked could take part in Challenger events in Forli and Concepcion. Pavel Kotov won his second title at the same venue in just over a month, while Daniel Elahi Galan enjoyed a much-needed return to form. […]

Jack Draper London 2021
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 17, 2022

No one needs to be convinced of the fact that Jack Draper is a pretty special tennis player. In the past, the 20-year-old struggled with performing his best in consecutive matches, not really able to build up deep Challenger runs. The Brit put an end to that with a title in Forli this week, while […]



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