Dubai Champions Series

Outback Champions Series

The Outback Champions Series is a series of tennis tournaments designed for former members of the ATP tour. The Outback Champions Series consists of tournaments played in select markets where legends of the sport compete in a highly competitive, fan friendly, round robin format with a champion crowned on the last day of each event. Eligible players competing on The Outback Champions Series have either held a top 5 singles ranking, been a Grand Slam singles finalist or a singles player on a Championship Davis Cup team during their ATP tour playing careers. The Outback Champions Series allows one wild card of their choice at each event. The series is produced by Inside Out Sports & Entertainment, based in New York City. The minimum age to participate in a tournament is 30.

Player rankings

Players are ranked based upon performance in each event and a cumulative total is kept each calendar year. Top ranked players of the past include:

2007

2006

Sponsorship

Before Outback Steakhouse became the title sponsor, the series was known simply as Champions Series Tennis.

Current events

Former events

2008 Events/ Results

The Oliver Group Champions Cup, March 12-16, 2008

  • Todd Martin (USA) def. John McEnroe (USA), 6-3,6-1

The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Legends Championship, April 16-20, 2008

  • Jim Courier (USA) def. Wayne Ferreira (RSA), 7-6(3),7-6(6)

Champions Cup Boston, April 30- May 4, 2008 John McEnroe (USA) def. Aaron Krickstein (USA), 5-7,6-3,10-5(TB)

2007 Events/ Results

The Oliver Group Champions Cup, March 7-11, 2007

  • Wayne Ferreira (RSA) def. Aaron Krickstein (USA), 6-3, 6-3

Champions Cup Boston, May 2-6,2007

  • Pete Sampras (USA)def. Todd Martin (USA), 6-3,5-7,11-9(TB)

Champions Cup Athens, May 17-20, 2007

  • Pete Sampras (USA) def. Todd Martin (USA), 6-3,1-6,10-6(TB)

The Gibson Guitar Champions Cup, August 22-26, 2007

  • Todd Martin (USA) def. John McEnroe (USA), 7-5,7-5

The Championships at the Palisades, September 26-30, 2007

  • Pete Sampras (USA) def. Todd Martin (USA), 6-3,6-4

The Stanford Championships, October 18-21, 2007

  • Wayne Ferreira (RSA) def. Jim Courier (USA), 2-6,6-3,11-9(TB)

The Legends Rock Dubai, November 20-24, 2007

  • Paul Haarhuis (NED) def. Jim Courier (USA), 6-1, 6-4

2006 Events/ Results

Champions Cup Naples, March 10-13, 2006

  • Jim Courier (USA) def. Pat Cash (AUS), 6-4,7-6(8)

Champions Cup Boston, April 27-30, 2006

  • Todd Martin (USA) def. John McEnroe (USA), 6-3,4-6,10-8(TB)

The Championships at the Palisades, September 20-24, 2006

  • Jim Courier (USA) def. Todd Martin (USA), 5-7,7-6(6),10-4(TB)

Stanford Championships, October 4-8, 2006

  • Magnus Larsson (SWE) def. Wayne Ferreira (RSA), 6-3,6-4

Stanford Cup, November 8-12, 2006

  • Wayne Ferreira (RSA) def. Magnus Larsson (SWE), 7-5,6-3

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