The Closing Match of the Tennis Champions Twenty-one years and one trophy later, Workforce Greg walked away victorious from the Royal Albert Corridor

Sunday night time was the conclusion of the ATP Champions Tour’s Champions Tennis on the Royal Albert Corridor, and staff Greg emerged victorious. Over the course of 4 days, tennis followers laughed, cheered, and (for a fortunate few) even performed with a few of the world’s best gamers when Champions Tennis concluded its 24-year run on the storied British stadium in 2021.

After Radek tpánek defeated Fernando González 4-1, 4-3(0), Tommy Haas defeated Tomá Berdych 4-1, 4-3(1), and Xavier Malisse triumphed over Marcos Baghdatis 4-2, 4-3(2).

After 4 days of competitors, Workforce Greg was declared the general champions, with runners-up Workforce Mark and third-place finishers Workforce Goran taking dwelling silver and bronze, respectively.

For the previous 24 years, Champions Tennis has featured quite a lot of staff and particular person competitions in singles and doubles together with gamers who’ve held the World No. 1 rating, reached a Grand Slam singles ultimate, or been a singles participant on a successful Davis Cup staff.

Quite a lot of tennis greats graced the court docket all through the course of the 4 days, together with US Open champion Emma Raducanu of the UK and European Open champion Elena-Gabriela Ruse of Romania. Greg Rusedski of the UK, Mansour Bahrami of Iran, Fernando González of Chile, David Ferrer of Spain, Marcos Baghdatis of Greece, the runner-up within the 2006 Australian Open, and Radek tpánek of the Czech Republic had been among the many different stars. Different notable gamers who took half within the match embody ‘X-Man’ Xavier Malisse, Australian legend Mark Philippoussis, 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomá Berdych, former top-five participant Thomas Enqvist, former Russian primary Mikhail Youzhny, German Tommy Haas, Swedish and Canada Masters winner Mikael Pernfors, and Spanish Nicolás Almagro.

The Royal Albert Corridor, the place the occasion had been staged since its inception, closed its doorways without end in 2021.

IMG Vice President of Tennis Occasions Paul McCann: “This yr has been in contrast to every other within the 24 years that we’ve given followers the unbelievable alternative to see their favourite tennis superstars play within the legendary Royal Albert Corridor. It’s nice to see the gamers compete for the final time in entrance of a packed home and listen to the scream of the viewers as they accomplish that.

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