US Men’s Clay Court Championships

The US Men’s Clay Court Championships is an outdoor clay court tennis tournament on the Men’s Tour that is held in Houston, Texas.

The tournament is an ATP 250 event and is currently sponsored by Fayez Sarofim & Co.

US Men's Clay Court Championships

2023 US Men’s Clay Court Championships

Location:Houston, Texas
Tour Level:ATP 250
Court Surface:Outdoor Clay Court
Draw Size:28 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$642,735


The 2023 US Men’s Clay Court Championships took place from the 3rd to the 9th of April 2023, with the 2023 tournament taking place in the same week as the ATP tournaments in Marrakech, Morocco, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and Estoril, Portugal, and the WTA tournaments in Charleston and Bogota.


Tickets for the 2023 tournament were sold through the official tournament website.


The full player entry list for the 2023 tournament in Houston has now been released, with the following top ATP players being included in the entry list for the men’s singles event.

  • Brandon Nakashima
  • Cristian Garin
  • Daniel Elahi Galan
  • Denis Kudla
  • Emilio Gomez
  • Facundo Bagnis
  • Fernando Verdasco
  • Frances Tiafoe
  • J.J. Wolf
  • Jack Sock
  • Jason Kubler
  • John Isner
  • Jordan Thompson
  • Marcos Giron
  • Max Purcell
  • Steve Johnson
  • Tomas Martin Etcheverry
  • Tommy Paul
  • Zhizhen Zhang


The 2023 tournament in Houston was held from Monday, the 3rd of April 2023 to Sunday, the 9th of April 2023.

Singles Qualifying will take place on the 1st and 2nd of April 2023.

Monday, 3 April 20231st Round Matches
Tuesday, 4 April 20231st Round Matches
Wednesday, 5 April 20232nd Round Matches
Thursday, 6 April 20232nd Round Matches
Friday, 7 April 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday, 8 April 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday, 9 April 2023Singles Final


The draw for the singles and doubles events at the 2023 ATP Houston tennis tournament can be viewed on the ATP Tour website (see links below).

Men’s Singles: View Draw

Men’s Singles Qualifying: View Draw

Men’s Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Points

The total prize fund for the 2023 tournament in Houston was $642,735, with the prize money and points being split as follows.

Men’s Singles

The winner of the Men’s Singles Event in 2023 will win $97,760 and 250 ATP Points, with the runner-up winning $57,025 and 150 ATP Points.

Performance$ATP Points
2nd Round$11,28020
1st Round$6,8950

Men’s Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2023 won $33,960 ($16,980) each) and 250 points, with the runner-ups winning $18,170 ($9,085 each) and 150 points.

Performance$ATP Points
Round 1$3,5100

ATP Houston Past Champions and Runner Ups

The tournament has been a popular event on the ATP calendar for many years with past champions including tennis greats like Andy Roddick, Jim Courier, Andre Agassi, and Jimmy Connors.

The first US Clay Court Championships was played in 1910 with Melville Hammond Long winning the inaugural singles event after beating Walter Merrill Hall 6–0, 6–1, 6–1 in the final.

Men’s Singles

The current champion in the men’s singles event is Frances Tiafoe who beat Tomas Martin Etcheverry in the final in 2023 (7-6, 7-6).

Home favorite Andy Roddick holds the record for most singles titles in Houston in the open era with three titles to his name (2002, 2003, and 2005).

YearChampionRunner UpScore in Final
2023Frances TiafoeTomas Martin Etcheverry7-6, 7-6
2022Reilly OpelkaJohn Isner6-3, 7-6
2019Cristian GarínCasper Ruud7–6, 4–6, 6–3
2018Steve JohnsonTennys Sandgren7–6, 2–6, 6–4
2017Steve JohnsonThomaz Bellucci6–4, 4–6, 7–6
2016Juan MónacoJack Sock3–6, 6–3, 7–5
2015Jack SockSam Querrey7-6, 7-6
2014Fernando VerdascoNicolás Almagro6–3, 7–6
2013John IsnerNicolás Almagro6–3, 7–5
2012Juan MónacoJohn Isner6–2, 3–6, 6–3

The above list of winners and runner-ups in the men’s singles goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.

Men’s Doubles

Jordan Thompson and Max Purcell are the current champions in the doubles event after beating Henry Patten and Julian Cash in the doubles final in 2023.

Bob and Mike Bryan currently hold the record for most doubles titles in Houston with six doubles titles to their names (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2016).

YearChampionsRunner UpsScore
2023Jordan Thompson and Max PurcellHenry Patten and Julian Cash4-6, 6-4, 10-5
2022Matthew Ebden and Max PurcellIvan Sabanov and Matej Sabanov6-3, 6-3
2019Santiago González and Aisam-ul-Haq QureshiKen and Neal Skupski3–6, 6–4, 10–6
2018Max Mirnyi and Philipp OswaldAndre Begemann and Antonio Šančić6–7, 6–4, 11–9
2017Julio Peralta and Horacio ZeballosDustin Brown and Frances Tiafoe4–6, 7–5, 10–6
2016Bob Bryan and Mike BryanVíctor Estrella Burgos and Santiago González4–6, 6–3, 10–8
2015Ričardas Berankis and Teymuraz GabashviliTreat Huey and Scott Lipsky6–4, 6–4
2014Bob Bryan and Mike BryanDavid Marrero and Fernando Verdasco4–6, 6–4, 11–9
2013Jamie Murray and John PeersBob Bryan and Mike Bryan1–6, 7–6, 12–10
2012James Blake and Sam QuerreyTreat Huey and Dominic Inglot7–6, 6–4

The above list of champions and runner-ups in the men’s doubles in Houston goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.