The 59-year-old tennis legend John McEnroe will be out in may are warming up at the BNP Paribas Fortis Champions, an official ATP Champions Tour event between former toptennissers in the David Lloyd Club in Brussels. That the organizers Tuesday announced.
“For more than twenty years I’ve been with a lot of fun in the ATP Champions Tour,” replied McEnroe. “Training Hard and playing matches keeps me sharp and allows me my old rivals and the younger players of the Tour the fire to the shins. I travel around the world to our sport to promote it and can tennis fans in all corners of the world show that the old rascals are still a nice piece of tennis. I look forward to again in Belgium to play, a country that in recent years, large tennissuccessen has been able to celebrate and is known for his amazing tennis fans.” The American has won seven grand slam titles in singles and was the number 1 in the world in the single and doubles.
At the tournament, which takes place from 24 to 26 may, will several of the big names in the tennis history against each other. Among others, Kim Clijsters, Dominique Monami and Sabine Appelmans signs present. Only old players that are number 1 in the world, grandslamfinales have achieved or the Davis Cup may have been won, may participate. In addition, should Brussels as host city also have two wildcards to hand out.