The New York Open will return to Long Island for the third consecutive year, with top tier players hitting to the home of the black court at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The iconic event, being held from February 9 through February 16, is set to feature its strongest player field.
John Isner, the top-ranked American at 19th in the world, and Canadian Milos Raonic, a former Wimbledon finalist and currently ranked 31st, join the list of already committed players, Kei Nishikori, ranked 13th, Australian star Nick Kyrgios, ranked 30th, 2019 champion Reilly Opelka, the 36th ranked player in the world, and 2018 champion Kevin Anderson. Also joining the field is former semifinalist and 44th ranked Sam Querrey, and making his first appearance is Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund, a former 14th ranked player in the world.
“The New York Open has attracted our best field this year,” said Tournament Director Peter Lebedevs. “Nick Kyrgios and Milos Raonic will be making their first appearance at the tournament and the fans will be excited to see them play on the black courts. Kei Nishikori, John Isner and Reilly Opelka, along with Kevin Anderson, are all returning and that is a testament to the fan support for these players and the New York Open.
“There are some new and exciting things for fans to enjoy as well. The first day of qualifying —Sunday, February 9, will be Family Day presented by PGA Tour Superstore and all tickets are free so the entire family can come out. We will also host the New York Open Pickleball Championships during finals weekend, February 14-16, so there are things for everyone at the New York Open.”
The full acceptance list is as follows:
|John Isner||United States||19|
|Reilly Opelka||United States||36|
|Sam Querrey||United States||44|
|Cameron Norrie||Great Britain||53|
|Tennys Sandgren||United States||68|
|Kyle Edmund||Great Britain||69|
|Steve Johnson||United States||85|
|Soonwoo Kwon||South Korea||88|
|Tommy Paul||United States||90|
|Kevin Anderson||South Africa||91|
|Brayden Schnur (WC)||Canada||106|
New York Open Player “Fast Facts”
10 countries represented in singles field: United States, Japan, Australia, Canada, Great Britain, France, Serbia, Italy, South Korea and South Africa
Singles field includes four former top 10 players: Kei Nishikori (4), Kevin Anderson (5), Milos Raonic (3), John Isner (8)
Field includes two past champions: Reilly Opelka and Kevin Anderson
Youngest player: Miomir Kecmanovic (20 years, 6 months)
Oldest player: Andreas Seppi (35 years, 11 months)
Tickets for the 2020 New York Open are on sale and can be purchased via either newyorkopen.com/tickets or nycblive.com/events, at the Ticketmaster Box Office at NYCB LIVE, or by calling 800-745-3000. For more information, visit newyorkopen.com or nycblive.com.