Eight Players in ATP Top 20 Entered in $600,000 Tennis Event at Barnes Tennis Center
SAN DIEGO – (September 1, 2021) – World No. 7 Andrey Rublev of Russia and No. 10 Denis Shapovalov of Canada highlight a very strong player field at the San Diego Open, which will be played September 27 through October 3 at the Barnes Tennis Center.
The $600,000 ATP 250 tournament features eight of the Top 20 players in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
Other Top 20 players joining Rublev and Shapovalov in the San Diego Open main draw are No. 11 Casper Ruud of Norway, No. 13 Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, No. 14 Diego Schwartzman of Argentina, No. 15 Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada, No. 18 Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria and No. 19 Cristian Garin of Chile.
The United States is represented by No. 24 Reilly Opelka of Delray Beach, Fla., and No. 42 Taylor Fritz, a native of Rancho Santa Fe., Calif., who now lives in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
With a ranking cutoff of No. 42 in the world, the San Diego Open is the second-strongest ATP Tour 250 tournament of the season.
The 2021 San Diego Open player field includes the following players:
No. 7 — Andrey Rublev, Russia
No. 10 — Denis Shapovalov, Canada
No. 11 — Casper Ruud, Norway
No. 13 — Hubert Hurkacz, Poland
No. 14 — Diego Schwartzman, Argentina
No. 15 — Felix Auger-Aliassime, Canada
No. 18 — Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria
No. 19 — Cristian Garin, Chile
No. 23 — Lorenzo Sonego, Italy
No. 24 — Reilly Opelka, United States
No. 25 — Aslan Karatsev, Russia
No. 27 — Daniel Evans, Great Britain
No. 29 — Cameron Norrie, Great Britain
No. 30 — David Goffin, Belgium
No. 31 — Fabio Fognini, Italy
No. 39 — Nikoloz Basilashvili, Georgia
No. 40 — Dusan Lajovic, Serbia
No. 41 — Marton Fucsovics, Hungary
No. 42 — Taylor Fritz, United States
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“This is an incredibly deep draw that will feature some amazing match-ups right from Opening Day of the tournament,” said San Diego Open Tournament Director Ryan Redondo. “It’s going to be an exciting week of professional men’s tennis. I strongly encourage fans to purchase their tickets soon.”
Tournament officials will also award three players (to be announced later) wild card entries into the 28-player singles draw. There will also be four qualifiers who will advance from the qualifying rounds into the main draw. Qualifying matches are scheduled to be played Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26.
The San Diego Open offers a total of $600,000 in prize money and tournament champions will receive 250 points in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
Tickets for the San Diego Open are on sale and can be purchased at www.barnessdopen.com.