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Segovia Celebrates 30 Years On ATP Challenger Tour

Pedro Munoz had a vision for the future of tennis in Spain. The year was 1991. Spanish tennis was beginning to enter the forefront on the global stage and would soon establish itself as a factory of clay-court stalwarts on the professional circuit. For decades, tennis on clay has ruled

Challenger #NextGenATP First-Time Winner: Jiri Lehecka

There was no stopping Jiri Lehecka this week in Tampere, Finland. The teen blitzed a strong field at the ATP Challenger 80 event, refusing to drop a set en route to the final, where he overcame Nicolas Kicker 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday. As the sun set on the 39th edition

Tallon’s Trifecta: Griekspoor Claims Third Challenger Crown Of 2021

A LOOK BACKVan Mossel Dutch Open (Amersfoort, Netherlands): Tallon Griekspoor is the Flying Dutchman in 2021. The Haarlem native claimed his third ATP Challenger Tour title of the year on Sunday, prevailing on home soil in Amersfoort. Just weeks after qualifying for his first Wimbledon main draw, Griekspoor finds himself

Five Challenger Stars To Watch At Wimbledon

For the next fortnight, all eyes will be on the stars of the ATP Tour as they battle for glory at Wimbledon. But as hungry as they will be to lift the Gentlemen's Singles Trophy, there is another group of competitors that are just as motivated to make a splash

Challenger #NextGenATP First-Time Winner: Jesper De Jong

Jesper De Jong won't forget this week anytime soon. Not only did the 21-year-old win his first ATP Challenger Tour title, but he was nearly untouchable in doing so. De Jong did not drop a set in seven matches in Almaty, Kazakhstan, sprinting through qualifying and dominating the rest of the

Alcaraz, 17, Joins Nadal As Youngest Spanish Challenger Champions

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz. That's it. That's the list. The youngest players from Spain to lift a trophy on the ATP Challenger Tour. On Sunday, the 17-year-old Alcaraz had his maiden moment in the spotlight, streaking to the title at the Challenger 100 event in Trieste, Italy. It was a

Ten Challenger Stars To Watch At The US Open

For the next fortnight, all eyes will be on the stars of the ATP Tour as they battle for glory at the US Open. But as hungry as they will be to lift the champions' trophy, there is a group of competitors that are just as motivated to make a

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