Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Mens Clay Court Championships 2024 Results, Prize Money, Players, Schedule, Tickets

Ben Shelton Mens Clay Court Championship winner 2024

US Mens Clay Court Championships (also known as Fayes Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court championships) will start on 1 April and ends on 7 April.

The event began in 1910 in Omaha with an idea to promote clay court tennis in the west of USA and till 2001 in different cities across the west USA has been contested. It is the only ATP tour event in USA that has a clay court.

The 53rd edition of the atp250 tournament will be held at the outdoor clay court of River Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX, USA. This Venue hosted the tournament since 2001.

US Men’s Clay Court Tennis Tournament

The Mens Clay Court Championships, also known as the Houston Open for location reasons,  is an annual outdoor clay court tournament set in the River Oaks Country Club. As a Tour-sanctioned event, the tournament is part of the ATP 250 series. It is one of the oldest tournaments on the Tour still played on clay courts and the tournament holds an important historical slot in US, as it is the only ATP tournament played in Houston.

LocationHouston, TX, U.S.A.
VenueRiver Oaks Country Club
Tour categoryATP 250
Prize Money$661.585 (total commitment $742,350)
Draw28 S, 16 D

US Men’s Clay Court Championships 2024 Results

In the Singles championship, Final played between all American, Ben Shelton defeated United States Frances Tiafoe, 7–5, 4–6, 6–3. By winning Clay Court Championships, Ben claimed 1st trophy of the season and 2nd of the career (1st in 2023 Japan Open).

While in the doubles, Australian pair Max Purcell / Jordan Thompson defeated United States’ William Blumberg / Australia’s John Peers, 7–5, 6–1. Dou successfully defended their title, while Max Purcell wins it 3rd time in a row.

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US Men’s Clay Court 2023 Results

In 2023, Frances Tiafoe won the ATP 250 in Houston, Texas, without dropping a single set in his four matches in the tournament, all played in a short 28-hour span. In the final, played a few hours after the semifinals, “Big Foe” defeated the Argentine Tomas Etcheverry, 73rd in the ATP ranking, with a score of 7-6(1) 7-6(6).

While in doubles championship, The Australian pair Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson defeated British third seeds Julian Cash and Henry Patten 4–6, 6–4, 10–5.

Frances Tiafoe

In 2022, the Singles champion trophy was picked by seeded no 3 American stars Reilly Opelka. Opelka beated country fellow John Isner in “battle of bots” for Houston title. Opelka grabbed the title by straight sets (6-3, 7-6) on Sunday.

On other side doubles, Australian pair Max Purcell and Matthew Ebden won Houston Open championship against Serbian twins Ivan Sabanov and Matej Sabanov. Aussies players grabbed a title easily by straight sets (6-3, 6-3).

US Men’s Clay Court Championship History

The U.S. Mens Clay Court Championships is an annual ATP Tour tennis tournament that started in 1910. It’s the only ATP World Tour-level tournament in the United States still played on clay courts. The tournament was created by the Western Lawn Tennis Association to promote the establishment of more clay courts in the West. The first event was held in Omaha with 5,000 spectators. It has been played in several cities, including River Forest, Indianapolis, and currently Houston.

YearSingles championDoubles champions
2024Ben Shelton (USA)Max Purcell (AUS) / Jordan Thompson (AUS)
2023Frances Tiafoe (USA)Max Purcell (AUS) / Jordan Thompson (AUS)
2022Reilly Opelka (USA)Max Purcell (AUS) / Matthew Ebden (AUS)
2019Christian Garin (chile)Aisam-ul-haq (Pakistan) / Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico)
2018Steve Johnson (USA)Max Mlrnyl (Belarus) / Philipp Oswald (Austria)
2017Steve Johnson (USA)Julio Peralta (Chile) / Horacio Zeballos (Argentina)
2016Jaun Monaco (Argentina)Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA)

Men’s Clay Court Championship 2024 Prize Money

US Men’s Clay Court 2024 Prize Money is $661.585 and total commitment is $742,350. Singles champion will receive $100,760 and doubles pair will have $35,960. This value is an improvement compared to last year’s edition as in 2023, $642,735 .

The US Men’s Clay Court Championship 2024 Prize money distribution is:

StageSingles Prize MoneyDoubles Prize MoneyATP Points
2nd Round$12,280——20
1st Round$7,895$3,8100

US Mens Clay Court Championship Draw

The event will have 28 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses. 4 qualifiers will join 28 players in main draw for 1st round of the event.

US Men’s Clay Court Championship 2024 Schedule

The draw will be held across a week from 1-7 April. The qualifying round set for the weekend prior; the 30th and 31st of March. Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.

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The schedule for the event is as follows:

 DateSingles MatchesDoubles Matches
1st AprilRound 1—-
2nd AprilRound 1Round 1
3rd AprilRound 2Round 1
4th AprilRound 2Round 1
5th AprilQuarter FinalQuarter Final
6th AprilSemi FinalSemi Final
7th AprilFinaleFinale

Men’s Clay Court Championship 2024 Players List

This Event attracts many US top players in past like Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, John Isner, and Rielly Opelka. In 2024, US sensation Ben Shelton will be in action in the 2024 edition. While Frances Tiafoe and Francisco Cerúndolo following him for championship.

SeedPlayerATP Ranking
1Ben Shelton17
2Francisco Cerúndolo21
3Frances Tiafoe22
4Tomás Martín Etcheverry30
5Christopher Eubanks32
6Jordan Thompson34
7Marcos Giron51
8Yannick Hanfmann56

Wild Card / Protected Ranking Entries

  • Denis Shapovalov
  • Kei Nishikori (PR)

Mens Clay Court Championship Doubles main entry

SeedPlayerATP Ranking
1Austin Krajicek / Rajeev Ram8
2Santiago González / Neal Skupski21
3Nathaniel Lammons / Jackson Withrow44
4Julian Cash / Robert Galloway89

Men’s Clay Court Championship 2024 Tickets

A limited number of tickets are available now. To purchase or for more information, visit following links: 

  • U.S. Mens Clay Court Championship Tickets Via Stubhub
  • US Men’s Clay Court Championship Tickets Via Viagogo

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