Against the backdrop of the Australian Open, Columbus will host some of the best men’s singles and doubles players in the world for the Tennis Ohio Championships from Jan. 24 - Jan. 30 at Tennis Ohio (880 W. Henderson Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43214).
Players ranked 75-250 in the world will compete for $54,000 in prize money and ATP ranking points in the seven-day ATP Challenger Tour & USTA Pro Circuit event. The player field will include former #10 Jack Sock, former #11 Sam Querrey and former #21 Steve Johnson, as well as former Ohio State Buckeyes such as JJ Wolf and Mikael Torpegaard.
The tournament will be held on the indoor hard courts. Admission is free. Learn more at http://www.columbuschallenger.com/.
About the Greater Columbus Sports Commission
The Greater Columbus Sports Commission is a nonprofit organization with a mission to rally Columbus to compete and win sporting events, providing a singular athlete and fan experience and positively impacting image, economy and lifestyle. Since 2002, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission has booked more than 500 new sporting events for the Columbus Region, generating an estimated $605 million in visitor spending. Those millions of dollars go back into the city, improving quality of life for our community and boosting economic growth.