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Lexington Challenger

Lexington Challenger
2015 Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships
Event name Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships
Location Lexington
Venue Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex
Surface Hard
lexingtonchallenger.com
 ATP World Tour
Category ATP Challenger Tour
Draw 32S / 32Q / 16D
Prize Money $50,000
 WTA Tour
Category ITF Women's Circuit
Draw 32S / 32Q / 16D
Prize Money $50,000
Japan's Takao Suzuki, singles winner in 2000, doubles winner in 2003, is one of two players, with Zimbabwe's Wayne Black, to have won both events
Partnering fellow Australian Ellwood, future World No. 1 in singles Lleyton Hewitt took the doubles title in 1998
Eventual World No. 1 in doubles Mark Knowles from The Bahamas was the first to win the singles title in 1995
India's Sania Mirza, a former top-30 player, was the women's singles champion in 2009
Canada's Stéphanie Dubois has reached the singles final three times here, winning the title in 2007 and finishing runner-up in 2005 and 2010

The Lexington Challenger (also known as the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships for sponsorship purposes, and previously known as the Fifth Third Bank Tennis Championships) is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It is currently part of the ATP Challenger Tour and the ITF Women's Circuit. It has been held annually at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky, United States, since 1995 for men and since 1997 for women.

The prize money offered at the tournament is $50,000 for men and $50,000 for women (although in 1997–98 it was $25,000 for women).

Contents

  • Past finals 1
    • Men's singles 1.1
    • Women's singles 1.2
    • Men's doubles 1.3
    • Women's doubles 1.4
  • External links 2

Past finals

Men's singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2015 John Millman Yasutaka Uchiyama 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
2014 James Duckworth James Ward 6–3, 6–4
2013 James Ward James Duckworth 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
2012 Denis Kudla Érik Chvojka 5–7, 7–5, 6–1
2011 Wayne Odesnik James Ward 7–5, 6–4
2010 Carsten Ball Jesse Levine 6–4, 7–6(7–1)
2009 Harel Levy Alex Kuznetsov 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
2008 Somdev Devvarman Robert Kendrick 6–3, 6–3
2007 John Isner Brian Wilson 6–7(7–9), 6–3, 6–4
2006 Lee Hyung-taik Amer Delic 5–7, 6–2, 6–3
2005 Dudi Sela Bobby Reynolds 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
2004 Matias Boeker Jesse Witten 6–2, 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
2003 Frank Dancevic Petr Kralert 7–5, 6–4
2002 Scott Draper Paul Goldstein 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
2001 Paul Goldstein Jack Brasington 1–6, 6–2, 6–3
2000 Takao Suzuki Justin Gimelstob 2–1, retired
1999 Harel Levy Kevin Kim 6–4, 7–6
1998 Paul Goldstein Lee Hyung-taik 6–1, 6–4
1997 Wayne Black Gianluca Pozzi 6–4, 6–1
1996 Steve Bryan Nicola Bruno 6–2, 6–4
1995 Mark Knowles Kenny Thorne 6–4, 7–5

Women's singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2015 Nao Hibino Samantha Crawford 6–2, 6–1
2014 Madison Brengle Nicole Gibbs 6–3, 6–4
2013 Shelby Rogers Julie Coin 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
2012 Julia Glushko Johanna Konta 6–3, 6–0
2011 Chichi Scholl Amanda Fink 6–1, 6–1
2010 Kurumi Nara Stéphanie Dubois 6–4, 6–4
2009 Sania Mirza Julie Coin 7–6(7–5), 6–4
2008 Melanie Oudin Carly Gullickson 6–4, 6–2
2007 Stéphanie Dubois Anne Keothavong 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
2006 Camille Pin Abigail Spears 7–5, 7–5
2005 Natalie Grandin Stéphanie Dubois 6–4, 6–3
2004 Camille Pin Jeon Mi-ra 7–5, 6–3
2003 Miho Saeki Salome Devidze 6–4, 2–6, 7–5
2002 Virginie Razzano Samantha Reeves 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5)
2001 Katarina Srebotnik Sabine Klaschka 6–4, 7–5
2000 Jennifer Hopkins Dawn Buth 6–3, 6–1
1999 Florencia Labat Annabel Ellwood 6–2, 5–7, 6–1
↑   ITF $50,000 event   ↑
1998 Julie Pullin Abigail Tordoff 6–4, 6–4
1997 Karin Miller Liezel Horn 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–2
↑   ITF $25,000 event   ↑

Men's doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2015 Carsten Ball
Brydan Klein
Dean O'Brien
Ruan Roelofse
6–4, 7–6(7-4)
2014 Peter Polansky
Adil Shamasdin
James McGee
Chase Buchanan
6–4, 6–2
2013 Frank Dancevic
Peter Polansky
Bradley Klahn
Michael Venus
7–5, 6–3
2012 Austin Krajicek
John Peers
Tennys Sandgren
Rhyne Williams
6–1, 7–6(7–4)
2011 Jordan Kerr
David Martin
James Ward
Michael Yani
6-3, 6–4
2010 Raven Klaasen
Izak van der Merwe
Kaden Hensel
Adam Hubble
5–7, 6–4, [10–7]
2009 Kevin Anderson
Ryler DeHeart
Amir Hadad
Harel Levy
6–4, 4–6, [10–6]
2008 Alessandro da Col
Andrea Stoppini
Olivier Charroin
Erik Chvojka
6–2, 2–6, [10–8]
2007 Brendan Evans
Ryan Sweeting
Ross Hutchins
Phillip Simmonds
6–4, 6–4
2006 Sanchai Ratiwatana
Sonchat Ratiwatana
John Isner
Colin Purcell
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–6]
2005 Scoville Jenkins
Bobby Reynolds
Roger Anderson
Rik de Voest
6–4, 6–4
2004 Matias Boeker
Amer Delic
Harsh Mankad
Jason Marshall
7–5, 6–4
2003 Jonathan Erlich
Takao Suzuki
Matias Boeker
Travis Parrott
6–4, 6–1
2002 Jack Brasington
Glenn Weiner
Brandon Coupe
Eric Taino
6–2, 4–6, 7–5
2001 John-Laffnie de Jager
Robbie Koenig
Paul Kilderry
Jack Waite
7–6(7–1), 7–5
2000 Lorenzo Manta
Laurence Tieleman
Grant Stafford
Wesley Whitehouse
7–6, 7–6
1999 Michael Sell
Gabriel Trifu
Scott Humphries
Kevin Kim
7–6, 6–7, 6–4
1998 Ben Ellwood
Lleyton Hewitt
Paul Goldstein
Jim Thomas
5–7, 6–3, 6–2
1997 Wayne Black
Brian MacPhie
David DiLucia
Bryan Shelton
6–4, 7–5
1996 Geoff Grant
Grant Stafford
Chad Clark
Tamer El Sawy
7–5, 6–1
1995 Fernon Wibier
Chris Woodruff
Jamie Morgan
Andrew Painter
7–5, 6–2

Women's doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2015 Nao Hibino
Emily Webley-Smith
Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–2, 6–2
2014 Jocelyn Rae
Anna Smith
Shuko Aoyama
Keri Wong
6–4, 6–4
2013 Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Peangtarn Plipuech
Julia Glushko
Chanel Simmonds
7–6(7–5), 6–3
2012 Shuko Aoyama
Xu Yifan
Julia Glushko
Olivia Rogowska
7–5, 6–7(4–7), [10–4]
2011 Tamaryn Hendler
Chichi Scholl
Lindsay Lee-Waters
Megan Moulton-Levy
7–6(11–9), 3–6, [10–7]
2010 Bojana Bobusic
Christina Fusano
Jacqueline Cako
Story Tweedie-Yates
6–4, 6–2
2009 Chang Kai-chen
Tetiana Luzhanska
Jacqueline Cako
Alison Riske
6–3, 6–2
2008 Chan Chin-wei
Kimberly Couts
Lindsay Lee-Waters
Melanie Oudin
2–6, 6–3, [10–8]
2007 Melinda Czink
Lindsay Lee-Waters
Casey Dellacqua
Natalie Grandin
6–2, 7–6(9–7)
2006 Chan Chin-wei
Abigail Spears
Akgul Amanmuradova
Varvara Lepchenko
6–1, 6–1
2005 Vilmarie Castellvi
Samantha Reeves
Kumiko Iijima
Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–1
2004 Claire Curran
Natalie Grandin
Casey Dellacqua
Nicole Sewell
7–6(8–6), 6–4
2003 Janet Lee
Jessica Lehnhoff
Bryanne Stewart
Christina Wheeler
6–4, 6–3
2002 Nana Miyagi
Irina Selyutina
Rachel McQuillan
Lisa McShea
6–7(2–7), 6–2, 7–5
2001 Lisa McShea
Nana Miyagi
Julie Ditty
Milagros Sequera
6–0, 6–4
2000 Janet Lee
Wynne Prakusya
Sandra Cacic
Renata Kolbovic
6–2, 3–6, 6–2
1999 Alexandra Fusai
Florencia Labat
Kim Eun-ha
Julie Pullin
6–4, 6–1
↑   ITF $50,000 event   ↑
1998 Amanda Grahame
Bryanne Stewart
Nirupama Vaidyanathan
Yi Jingqian
6–4, 1–6, 6–3
1997 Elly Hakami
Danielle Jones
Kaoru Shibata
Katarina Srebotnik
6–2, 7–5
↑   ITF $25,000 event   ↑

External links

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