The Texas Tennis Classic is an ATP Challenger 75 tennis tournament that was played for the first time in 2023, with matches being played at the Hurd Tennis Center in Waco, Texas.
2023 Texas Tennis Classic
Location: Waco, Texas
Level: Challenger 75
Court Surface: Outdoor Hard Courts
Draw Size: 32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money: $80,000
The 2023 Texas tennis tournament in Waco was held from the 27th of February to the 5th of March 2023.
The 2023 tournament in Waco was played in the same week as the tennis tournaments in Acapulco, Austin, Dubai, Monterrey, and Santiago.
Tickets for the 2023 event were sold through the tournament’s official website, with ticket prices starting from $12.00 (plus fees).
Players Entry List
The official player entry list for 2023 has now been released with a number of young and upcoming American tennis players playing in the event including Zachary Svajda and Toby Kodat.
- Jordan Thompson
- Aleksandar Vukic
- Mitchell Krueger
- Alex Bolt
- Alex Michelsen
- Maximilian Marterer
- Mattia Bellucci
- Seong-chan Hong
- Zachary Svajda
- Nicolas Mejia
- Marco Trungelliti
- Dominik Koepfer
- Juan Pablo Ficovich
- Alexandre Muller
- Tung-Lin Wu
- Gastao Elias
- Enzo Couacaud
- Nick Hardt
- Toby Kodat
- Ryan Harrison
- Aleksandar Kovacevic
- Borna Gojo
- Benoit Paire
- Sho Shimabukuro
- Alexis Galarneau
- Rinky Hijikata
Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Waco, with the doubles final being played on Saturday, the 4th of March, and the singles final being played on Sunday, the 5th of March 2023.
|Monday – Day 1||27 February 2023||Qualifying|
|Tuesday – Day 2||28 February 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||1 March 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||2 March 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||3 March 2023||Singles Quarterfinals and Doubles Semifinals|
|Saturday – Day 6||4 March 2023||Singles Semifinal Matches and Doubles Final|
|Sunday – Day 7||5 March 2023||Singles Final|
The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Waco can be viewed on the ATP Tour website (see links below).
Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Singles Main: View Draw
Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 tournament in Waco, Texas was $80,000, which is in line with the ATP Challenger 75 tournaments held in Rome (GA) and Cleveland.
How the prize money and points were split for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the 2023 singles tournament won $10,840 and 75 ATP points, with the runner-up winning $6,355 and 50 ATP points.
The 2023 doubles tournament winners received $4,645 ($2,322.50 each) and 75 ranking points, while the runner-ups received $2,700 ($1,350 each) and 50 ranking points.
You were able to stream matches in 2023 live on the ATP Tour’s Challenger TV service.
Past Winners and Runner Ups
NB: 2023 was the first year, the Tennis Classic was held in Waco, Texas so there were defending champions going into the 2023 competitions.
The 2023 Men’s Singles Champion was Aleksandar Kovacevic who defeated Alexandre Müller 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in the 2023 singles final.
In the 2023 Men’s Doubles final, Ivan Sabanov and Matej Sabanov defeated Evan King and Mitchell Krueger (6-1, 3-6, 10-1).