This year’s BB&T Atlanta Open has been a great success every day and the tournament will conclude with a “Dream Final” that pits 3 time defending Champion and Top seed American John Isner taking on Next Generation phenom 2nd seed Nick Kyrgios from Australia. The final will begin at 1pm in front of sold out crowd in Atlantic Station.
Both players won semi final matches yesterday in 3 sets and many are anticipating a long hard fought battle today.
Here are some 2016 BB&T Atlanta Open quick facts:
Tournament Level: ATP World Tour 250 Event
Site address: 1380 Atlantic Dr. NW Atlanta GA 30363
Singles main draw: 28 player draw with 4 coming from qualifying
Doubles main draw: 16 team draw
Prize Money: $618,020
Tournament Chairman: Jerry Solomon
Co-Chairman: Josh Ripple
Tournament Director and C.D.O.: Eddie Gonzalez
Tournament Manager: Valerie Mauney
Sunday’s Men’s Singles Final not before 1pm:
John Isner (USA) verses Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
Age: 31 Age: 21
ATP Rank: 17 ATP Rank: 18
Height: 610 Height: 6’4
Greensboro, NC Canberra, Australia
The tournament has been renamed the, “The John Isner BB&T Atlanta Open” and Isner has won both meetings vs Kyrgios so the statistics are leaning toward the American winning his first title of 2016.
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Desmond McLennon – TPR