Ferrero, Henman, Enqvist and Leconte to play Brodies Invitational in June
After Delray Beach Open that took place in February, the organizers have scheduled the second stop of the ATP Champions Tour for June 13-15 at Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland. Mark Philippoussis and Greg Rusedski won the previous two editions in 2017 and 2018 and there will be a new champion, with Juan Carlos Ferrero, Tim Henman, Henri Leconte and Thomas Enqvist fighting for the title.
Colin Fleming will defend the colors of Scotland at the Brodies Invitational, together with some promising youngsters who will join the legends on the court. Juan Carlos Ferrero is a former world no. 1 and the winner of 16 ATP titles, including Roland Garros in 2003 and four Masters 1000 crowns.
Tim Henman was ranked 4th in 2002, advancing into four Wimbledon semi-finals and conquering 11 ATP titles from 28 finals. As the majority of the Scandinavians, Thomas Enqvist was an excellent indoor player, taking 11 ATP titles under the roof (Paris, Stuttgart, Stockholm among the others) and also Cincinnati 19 years ago.
Ranked in the top-5 back in 1986, Henri Leconte is a proud owner of nine ATP titles and he is one of the biggest entertainers on the court, always making sure to play some fantastic shots and keep the crowd on the edge of their seats.
“The Brodies Invitational is one of the ATP Champions Tour events that I most look forward to. We get such great support in Scotland and the event continues to attract a world-class line-up of players. A real highlight for all the players is the opportunity to take to the court alongside some of Scotland’s most promising junior talent.
It’s essential to give the rising sports stars a platform like the Brodies Invitational to get a feel for what it is like to play on the big courts at major events,” said Henman.