Felix, Isner Kick Off Asian Swing In Chengdu; When Is The Draw & More
American John Isner and #NextGenATP star Felix Auger-Aliassime headline the field at the fourth edition of the Chengdu Open as the three-week Asian swing gets underway with a pair of ATP 250 tennis tournaments in China.
Isner, 34, will be making his debut in Chengdu while the 19-year-old Auger-Aliassime returns for his second straight appearance. Last year, the teenager reached his first tour-level quarter-final here as a lucky loser, falling to eventual champion Bernard Tomic. Auger-Aliassime will be joined in Chengdu by fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov. Auger-Aliassime and Shapovalov are respectively second and fourth in the ATP Race To Milan.
Grigor Dimitrov, who was awarded a wild card, will be returning to action for the first time since reaching the US Open semi-finals (l. to Medvedev).
Here’s all you need to know about the Chengdu tennis tournament: what is the schedule, where to watch, who has won and more.
Tournament Dates: 23-29 September 2019
Tournament Director: Luiz Carvalho
Draw Ceremony: Saturday, 21 September at 3pm
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Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: starts Saturday at 11am
* Main draw: Monday – Thursday at 1pm and 4:30pm, Friday at 1pm, Saturday at 1pm
* Doubles final: Sunday, 29 September at 1pm
* Singles final: Sunday, 29 September not before 3pm
How To Watch
Watch Live On Tennis TV
Venue: Sichuan International Tennis Center
Main Court Seating: 4,000
Prize Money: US $1,096,575 (Total Financial Commitment: US $1,213,295)
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View Who Is Playing, Past Champions, Seeds, Points & Prize Money Breakdown
Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: Denis Istomin, Karen Khachanov, Bernard Tomic (1)
Most Titles, Doubles: Ivan Dodig, Jonathan Erlich, Raven Klaasen, Mate Pavic, Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, Rajeev Ram (1)
Oldest Champion: Denis Istomin, 31, in 2017
Youngest Champion: Karen Khachanov, 20, in 2016
Lowest-Ranked Champion: No. 123 Bernard Tomic in 2018
Most Match Wins: Marcos Baghdatis, Taylor Fritz, Denis Istomin, Karen Khachanov and Bernard Tomic (5)
Singles: [Q] Bernard Tomic (AUS) d  Fabio Fognini (ITA) 61 36 76(7) – Saved 4 M.P. Read & Watch
Doubles:  Ivan Dodig (CRO) / Mate Pavic (CRO) d Austin Krajicek (USA) / Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND) 62 64 Read More
Did You Know… The venue in Chengdu boasts a modern facility with a centre court capacity of 6,000, two additional show courts with 2,000 seats each, and a total of 20 hard courts and 12 indoor courts.