Three Top 50 Players To Headline Irving Tennis Classic

Irving Tennis Classic defending champion Aljaz Bedene (photo: Tessa Kolodny)

STARNBERG, February 20, 2018

Three top 50 players headline this year’s line-up of the Irving Tennis Classic, held on hard courts at the Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club at Las Colinas from 12 to 18 March 2018. World No. 41 Yuichi Sugita of Japan will be the highest ranked player of the official entry list into the $150,000 ATP Challenger event.

Sugita will be joined by 22-year-old Russian Daniil Medvedev and Aljaz Bedene. The World No. 43 from Slovenia clinched the singles title in Irving in 2015 as well as in 2017. The main draw will feature only players ranked inside the top 100.

The Irving Tennis Classic is annually held in Irving, a principal city in Dallas County in the U.S. state of Texas. The tournament is scheduled in-between the ATP Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami. It’s first edition took place in 2012. Prestigious players that competed in Irving include Marin Čilić, Tommy Haas, Jürgen Melzer, and David Goffin