Knoxville Challenger

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Knoxville Challenger
Knoxville Challenger
ATP Challenger Tour
Location Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Category ATP Challenger Tour
Surface Hard
Draw 32S/17Q/16D
Prize money $50,000+H
Website Website

The Knoxville Challenger is a professional tennis tournament played on indoor Hard courts. It is currently part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour. It is held annually in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, since 2000.

The Knoxville Challenger is held at Goodfriend Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee. The tournament is the second of three indoor Challenger tournaments at college venues to end the USTA Pro Circuit season. The Charlottesville Challenger (University of Virginia) is held the week before, and the Champaign Challenger (University of Illinois) is the week after.[1]

The 2014 Knoxville Challenger is scheduled for November 4–9.

Past finals[edit]


Year Champion Runner-up Score
2014 France Adrian Mannarino Australia Sam Groth 3–6, 7–6(8–6). 6-4
2013 United States Tim Smyczek Canada Peter Polansky 6–4, 6–2
2012 United States Michael Russell United States Bobby Reynolds 6–3, 6–2
2011 United States Jesse Levine United States Brian Baker 6–2, 6–3
2010 Japan Kei Nishikori United States Robert Kendrick 6–1, 6–4
2009 United States Taylor Dent Serbia Ilija Bozoljac 6–3, 7–6(6)
2008 United States Bobby Reynolds Slovenia Luka Gregorc 6–4, 6–2
2007 United States Robert Kendrick United States Kevin Kim 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Not Held
2002 Netherlands Martin Verkerk United States Mardy Fish 6–3, 6–4
2001 United States James Blake Romania Gabriel Trifu 6–4, 6–4
2000 Italy Cristiano Caratti United States Andy Roddick 3–6, 7–6, 6–4


Year Champions Runners-up Score
2014 Latvia Miķelis Lībietis
United States Hunter Reese
Portugal Gastao Elias
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
6–3, 6-4
2013 Australia Sam Groth
Australia John-Patrick Smith
Australia Carsten Ball
Canada Peter Polansky
6–7 (6), 6-2, [10-7]
2012 United States Alex Kuznetsov
Germany Mischa Zverev
South Africa Jean Andersen
South Africa Izak van der Merwe
6–4, 6–2
2011 United States Steve Johnson
United States Austin Krajicek
Australia Adam Hubble
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
3–6, 6–4, [13–11]
2010 South Africa Rik de Voest
South Africa Izak van der Merwe
United States Alex Bogomolov Jr.
United States Alex Kuznetsov
6–1, 6–4
2009 Germany Martin Emmrich
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
South Africa Raven Klaasen
South Africa Izak van der Merwe
7–5, 6–4
2008 South Africa Kevin Anderson
New Zealand G.D. Jones
United States Andy Ram
United States Bobby Reynolds
3–6, 6–0, [10–7]
2007 Israel Harel Levy
United States Sam Warburg
United Kingdom Jamie Baker
United States Brendan Evans
3–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Not Held
2002 Russia Dmitry Tursunov
Netherlands Martin Verkerk
United States Hugo Armando
Argentina Sergio Roitman
6–3, 6–4
2001 United States Mardy Fish
United States Jeff Morrison
United States Brandon Coupe
United States Kelly Gullett
6–3, 6–0
2000 Germany Karsten Braasch
Germany Michael Kohlmann
South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Marcos Ondruska
6–0, 7–6


  1. ^ "2014 USTA Men's Pro Circuit Calendar". United States Tennis Association. Retrieved 6 September 2014. 

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