John Isner - 2017 Defending Singles Champ
John Isner is the most successful player in the history of the BB&T Atlanta Open, having won the tournament a record four times. With 12 career singles titles, Isner is considered one of the best servers of the ATP World Tour. Isner achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 9 and has reached the second week of a Grand Slam five times, including the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open in 2011.
Sock, 25, is currently ranked No. 10 in the ATP World Tour singles rankings. He has played in the BB&T Atlanta Open on five occasions, reaching the semifinals once (2014) and winning the doubles title with Vasek Pospisil (2014). He reached the year end Nitto ATP Finals for the first time in 2017.
Harrison holds the 2017 Memphis Open ATP title in singles, in addition to four titles doubles, including the 2017 French Open grand slam. As of January 2018, he is the 4th-highest ranked American in men's singles.
The Bryan Brothers - 2017 Doubles Defending Champs
Bob and Mike Bryan are widely considered to be the greatest doubles team in the history of tennis. The twins have won 112 ATP titles including 16 Grand Slams. They have held the World No. 1 doubles ranking jointly for 438 weeks - longer than anyone else in doubles history,The Bryans have always been crowd favorites in Atlanta, hoisting the BB&T Atlanta Open trophy in 2015 and 2017.
Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens
2017 U.S. Open champion, Sloane Stephens, and the 2017 U.S. Open finalist, Madison Keys, will be featured in the special Sunday, July 22, women's exhibition session at 7:30 p.m. Stephens, 24, from Plantation, Fla., is currently ranked No. 12 on the WTA Tour and is coming off a year where she returned from a leg injury to win her first major title. Keys, 23, a native of Rock Island, Ill., sits close behind Stephens in the rankings at No. 15, and owns three career WTA titles. In addition to being last year's U.S. Open finalist, Keys is a past Australian Open semifinalist and reached the quarters at Wimbledon.
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