Verizon Tennis Challenge

Verizon Tennis Challenge

Verizon Tennis Challenge
Defunct tennis tournament
Tour Grand Prix circuit (1985–89)
ATP World Series (1990–97)
ATP International Series (1998–2001)
Founded 1985
Abolished 2001
Location

Fort Myers, Florida (1985–1986)

Orlando, Florida (1987–1991)
Atlanta, Georgia (1992–2001)
Surface Hard (1985–91)
Clay (1992–2001)

The Verizon Tennis Challenge is a defunct outdoor hard courts from 1985 to 1991 and on outdoor clay courts from 1992 to 2001.

Past Finals

Singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1985 Ivan Lendl Jimmy Connors 6–3, 6–2
1986 Ivan Lendl Jimmy Connors 6–2, 6–0
1987 Christo van Rensburg Jimmy Connors 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
1988 Andrei Chesnokov Miloslav Mečíř 7–6, 6–1
1989 Andre Agassi Brad Gilbert 6–2, 6–1
1990 Brad Gilbert Christo van Rensburg 6–2, 6–1
1991 Andre Agassi Derrick Rostagno 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
1992 Andre Agassi Pete Sampras 7–5, 6–4
1993 Jacco Eltingh Bryan Shelton 7–6, 6–2
1994 Michael Chang Todd Martin 6–7, 7–6, 6–0
1995 Michael Chang Andre Agassi 6–2, 6–7, 6–4
1996 Karim Alami Nicklas Kulti 6–3, 6–4
1997 Marcelo Filippini Jason Stoltenberg 7–6, 6–4
1998 Pete Sampras Jason Stoltenberg 6–7, 6–3, 7–6
1999 Stefan Koubek Sébastien Grosjean 6–1, 6–2
2000 Andrew Ilie Jason Stoltenberg 6–3, 7–5
2001 Andy Roddick Xavier Malisse 6–2, 6–4