Tennis

Two Weeks Until The First Serve Of The 2016 Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship

Houston tennis River Oaks clay court

It’s almost that time again. The time when Texas hospitality, red clay and good weather (we hope) come together with a superior list of players hoping to win the the 2016 Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. The tournament takes place April 4-10 at River Oaks Country Club in Houston.

Here is the list of players expected to compete:

11 – John Isner (USA) Eight appearances – 2013 Champion, 2012 Finalist
14 – Kevin Anderson (South Africa) Four appearances – 2015 semifinalist
20 – Benoit Paire (France) First appearance
23 – Jack Sock (USA) Three appearances – 2015 Champion
24 – Feliciano Lopez (Spain) Three appearances – 2012 semifinalist
34 – Steve Johnson (USA) Three appearances – 2014-15 second round
40 – Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) One appearance – 2009 first round
43 – Sam Querrey (USA) Seven appearances – 2010, 2015 Finalist
52 – Paolo Lorenzi (Italy) Three appearances – 2014 quarterfinalist
57 – Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) Two appearances – 2006 second round
59 – Fernando Verdasco (Spain) Three appearances – 2014 Champion
61 – John Millman (Australia) First appearance
64 – Denis Kudla (USA) One appearance – 2014 first round
66 – Hyeon Chung (Korea) One appearance – 2015 second round
68 – Juan Monaco (Argentina) Five appearances – 2012 Champion
74 – Victor Estrella Burgos (Dominican Republic) One appearance – 2015 first round
79 – Donald Young (USA) Five appearances – 2014 quarterfinalist
83 – Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) First appearance
84 – Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) One appearance – 2010 second round

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