2022 Player Field Presented by Emirates

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JOHN ISNER

 

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John Isner is a six-time Atlanta Open champion with a career high no. 8 singles ranking. He won the Masters 1000 crown at the 2018 Miami Open, reached the semifinals appearance at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, along with reaching the quarterfinals at the US Open in 2011 and 2018. Known as one of the best servers ever to play on the ATP Tour, he currently has the second-most aces in the history of the ATP Tour, having served over 13,000 aces.

 

TAYLOR FRITZ

 

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The 24-year-old American is off to a fast start in 2022. A 2019 singles finalist in Atlanta, Fritz is at a career high ranking of 13, fresh off a title at the BNP Paribas Open defeating Rafael Nadal in straight sets in the finals. He also reached the fourth round at the 2022 Australian Open. He’s a fan favorite in Atlanta and could be knocking on the door of the Top 10 come July.

 

REILLY OPELKA

 

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At 6’11” and boasting one of the biggest serves in the history of tennis, Opelka’s game is tailor-made for the high bouncing hardcourts of Atlantic Station. The 24-year-old is a two-time Atlanta semi-finalist and so far in 2022, has reached his career-high ranking of 17 and won his third career ATP title indoors at the Dallas Open

 

COCO GAUFF

 

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The 18-year-old American is already one of the most popular players on the WTA Tour. The Delray Beach, Fla. resident, who grew up in Georgia received a wild card entry to Wimbledon in 2019 when she was 15, she defeated five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in the first round. That year Gauff also reached the third round of the U.S. Open and won her first singles title at Linz. In 2021, she added a second singles title to her name and reached the quarterfinals of the French Open. Gauff was added to the U.S. Olympic team in June 2021, but didn’t play. She is currently ranked No. 19 in singles and No. 10 in doubles.

 

LEYLAH FERNANDEZ

 

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The 21-year old Canadian makes her first trip to Atlanta. A native of Montreal, Fernandez reached the finals of the 2021 US Open, defeating Naomi Osaka, Angelique Kerber and Aryna Sabalenka to reach the singles finals. She owns two career titles and reached the second round of the Tokyo Olympics. To conclude 2021, she was named the Canadian female athlete of the year. Fernandez is currently ranked No. 21 by the WTA.