The Cranbrook Tennis Classic is an ATP Challenger tennis tournament that was played for the first time in 2023, with the tournament being held at the Cranbrook Schools tennis complex in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Cranbrook Tennis Classic 2023
|Tour Level:||Challenger 75|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 ATP Cranbrook Tennis tournament was held from the 2nd to the 9th of July 2023, with the 2023 tournament being played in the same week as the tennis tournaments in Wimbledon, Milan, Karlsruhe, Santa Fe, and Troyes.
Tickets for the 2023 event in Michigan were sold through the tournament’s official website, with ticket prices starting at $15.00.
The official entry list for the 2023 challenger in Bloomfield Hills has now been released and below is a selection of players who participated in the men’s singles event in 2023.
- Abdullah Shelbayh
- Adam Walton
- Alexis Galarneau
- Altug Celikbilek
- Beibit Zhukayev
- Christian Harrison
- Dane Sweeny
- Denis Kudla
- Eliot Spizzirri
- Emilio Gomez
- Ethan Quinn
- Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard
- James Duckworth
- James McCabe
- Kei Nishikori
- Li Tu
- Mark Lajal
- Michael Zheng
- Mikhail Kukushkin
- Mitchell Krueger
- Nishesh Basavareddy
- Skander Mansouri
- Steve Johnson
- Tennys Sandgren
- Yasutaka Uchiyama
- Yuta Shimizu
The 2023 entry list included the 2014 US Open finalist Kei Nishikori, who was making his return to the pro tour after being out of the game due to an injury he picked up in late 2021.
Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Bloomfield Hills, with the doubles final being played on Saturday, the 8th of July 2023, and the singles final being played on Sunday, the 9th of July 2023.
|Sunday – Day 1||2nd of July 2023||Qualifying||–|
|Monday – Day 2||3rd of July 2023||Qualifying and 1st Round||–|
|Tuesday – Day 3||4th of July 2023||1st Round||1st Round|
|Wednesday – Day 4||5th of July 2023||2nd Round||1st Round|
|Thursday – Day 5||6th of July 2023||2nd Round||Quarterfinals|
|Friday – Day 6||7th of July 2023||Quarterfinals||Semifinals|
|Saturday – Day 7||8th of July 2023||Semifinals||Final|
|Sunday – Day 8||9th of July 2023||Final||–|
The draws (singles and Doubles) are now available to view on the ATP Tour website (see links below).
Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Singles Main: View Draw
Doubles: View Draw
Ranking Points and Prize Money
The total prize fund for the 2023 Cranbrook Tennis Classic has now been confirmed, with the prize money for players being $80,000.
How the prize money and points were split by round for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the men’s singles tournament in 2023 won $10,840 and 75 ATP points, while the runner-up won $6,355 and 50 ATP points.
Players losing in the first round of singles won $780, while players who lose in the 1st or 2nd round of qualifying won between $200 and $390.
Men’s Doubles (Per Team)
The winners of the men’s doubles tournament in 2023 received $4,645 ($2,332.50 each) and 75 ranking points, while the runner-ups received $2,700 ($1,350 each) and 50 ranking points.
2023 Winners and Runners-Up
Steve Johnson won the men’s singles event in 2023 after he defeated Mikhail Kukushkin in the final 6-4, 6-7, 7-6.
On his way to lifting the trophy, Johnson also beat Aidan McHugh in the first round, James McCabe in the second round, Yasutaka Uchiyama in the quarterfinals, and Tristan Schoolkate in the semifinals.
In the men’s doubles final, Tristan Schoolkate and Adam Walton defeated Blake Ellis and Calum Puttergill 7-5, 6-3.