The US Men’s Clay Court Championships is an outdoor clay court tennis tournament on the ATP Tour that is held annually in Houston, Texas.
The tournament is an ATP 250 event and is currently sponsored by Fayez Sarofim & Co.
ATP Houston 2024
|Tour Level:||ATP 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Clay Court|
|Draw Size:||28 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Prize Money:||$642,735 (2023)|
The 2024 ATP Houston tennis tournament will take place from the 1st to the 7th of April 2024, with the 2024 tournament being held in the same week as the tournaments in Marrakech, Estoril, Charleston, and Bogota.
Singles qualifying will take place on the 30th and 31st of March 2024.
Tickets for the 2024 tournament in Houston are for sale through the official tournament website, with single session and weekend tickets available.
The official player entry list for the 2024 tournament in Houston has not yet been released, but below is a selection of players that participated in the singles in 2023.
- 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 main draws for the Houston ATP 250 tournament in 2024 will start on Monday, the 1st of April 2024, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 7th of April 2024.
|Saturday, 30 March 2024||Qualifying|
|Sunday, 31 March 2024||Qualifying|
|Monday, 1 April 2024||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday, 2 April 2024||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday, 3 April 2024||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday, 4 April 2024||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday, 5 April 2024||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday, 6 April 2024||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 7 April 2024||Finals|
The draw for the singles and doubles events at the 2024 ATP Houston will be released on the ATP Tour website a few days before the start of the tournament.
Men’s Singles Main Draw: TBC
Men’s Singles Qualifying Draw: TBC
Men’s Doubles Main Draw: TBC
Prize Money and Points
The total prize money for the Houston ATP 250 tournament in 2024 has yet to be confirmed but in 2023 it was $642,735, with the prize money and points being split as follows.
The winner of the men’s singles event in 2023 received $97,760 and 250 ATP Points, with the runner-up winning $57,025 and 150 ATP Points.
|Performance||$ – Payout||ATP Points|
Men’s Doubles (Per Team)
The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2023 received $33,960 ($16,980) each) and 250 points, with the runners-up winning $18,170 ($9,085 each) and 150 points.
|Performance||$ – Payout||ATP Points|
Past Champions and Runners Up
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.
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) – see match highlights below.
Home favorite Andy Roddick holds the record for most singles titles in Houston in the open era with three titles (2002, 2003, and 2005).
|Year||Champion||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Frances Tiafoe||Tomas Martin Etcheverry||7-6, 7-6|
|2022||Reilly Opelka||John Isner||6-3, 7-6|
|2019||Cristian Garín||Casper Ruud||7–6, 4–6, 6–3|
|2018||Steve Johnson||Tennys Sandgren||7–6, 2–6, 6–4|
|2017||Steve Johnson||Thomaz Bellucci||6–4, 4–6, 7–6|
|2016||Juan Mónaco||Jack Sock||3–6, 6–3, 7–5|
|2015||Jack Sock||Sam Querrey||7-6, 7-6|
|2014||Fernando Verdasco||Nicolás Almagro||6–3, 7–6|
|2013||John Isner||Nicolás Almagro||6–3, 7–5|
|2012||Juan Mónaco||John Isner||6–2, 3–6, 6–3|
The above list of winners and runners-up in the men’s singles goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.
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).
|2023||Jordan Thompson and Max Purcell||Henry Patten and Julian Cash||4-6, 6-4, 10-5|
|2022||Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell||Ivan Sabanov and Matej Sabanov||6-3, 6-3|
|2019||Santiago González and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi||Ken and Neal Skupski||3–6, 6–4, 10–6|
|2018||Max Mirnyi and Philipp Oswald||Andre Begemann and Antonio Šančić||6–7, 6–4, 11–9|
|2017||Julio Peralta and Horacio Zeballos||Dustin Brown and Frances Tiafoe||4–6, 7–5, 10–6|
|2016||Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan||Víctor Estrella Burgos and Santiago González||4–6, 6–3, 10–8|
|2015||Ričardas Berankis and Teymuraz Gabashvili||Treat Huey and Scott Lipsky||6–4, 6–4|
|2014||Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan||David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco||4–6, 6–4, 11–9|
|2013||Jamie Murray and John Peers||Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan||1–6, 7–6, 12–10|
|2012||James Blake and Sam Querrey||Treat Huey and Dominic Inglot||7–6, 6–4|
The above list of champions and runners-up in the men’s doubles in Houston goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.