About the Challenger Tour
The ATP Challenger Tour is the springboard to fame for the future stars of professional tennis. Since its inception in 1978, the competition at this level has been intense. Players compete for critical ATP Rankings points at these tournaments, which give fans the excitement of watching world-class tennis in a more intimate atmosphere. Furthermore, by providing opportunities for young players to develop their talents, the Challenger Tour ensures the continued success of professional tennis and the growth of the ATP Tour.