Champions Tennis Returns to The Royal Albert Hall For A Final Time


Champions Tennis, the much-loved ATP Champions Tour event is set to return to the Royal Albert Hall this November, with some of the greatest stars of the game taking to the court, including British star Emma Raducanu.

Emma will be joined by tennis legends including British favourite Greg Rusedski, fan favourite Mansour Bahrami, Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanišević, former number one champion Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spaniard David Ferrer, 2006 Australian Open runner up Marcos Baghdatis, and former doubles number four player Radek Štěpánek. Other players competing in the tournament include ‘X-Man’ Xavier Malisse, Australian legend Mark Philippoussis, 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomáš Berdych, former top-fiver Thomas Enqvist, former Russian number one Mikhail Youzhny, and German Tommy Haas.

Commencing on Thursday 25th November, the four-day tournament has daily afternoon and evening sessions, with three scheduled matches per session; two competitive singles matches and one doubles match. Tickets are available from £20 per person.

Additionally and new for 2021, attendees can also purchase the 1871 Package, which gives ticket holders access to an exclusive bar located on the lower level of the Hall. The package is priced at £120 per person and will include:

  • Welcome glass of champagne on arrival
  • Free-flowing wine, beer and soft drinks for the duration of the session.
  • Delicious light food offering
  • Access to the exclusive 1871 Bar throughout the session
  • DJ/live music; and
  • Premium Mid-level seating

2021 also marks the last time the tournament will be held at the historic Royal Albert Hall, with this year’s tournament offering tennis lovers a fantastic final opportunity to watch legends of the game battle it out in the beautiful surroundings of this legendary building.

As big names in tennis head to the baseline, the competition will be fiercer than ever, as players bid to become a part of Champions Tennis history forever.

Paul McCann, VP, Tennis Events at IMG said: “Champions Tennis is an amazing opportunity for fans, families and friends of all ages to see legends of the game playing world-class tennis at a phenomenal venue. Our superstar line-up, including UK tennis’ most exciting star Emma Radacanu, will guarantee incredible singles and doubles action across the four days. This event is not one to be missed!”

Since the ATP Champions Tour’s inception in 1997, a host of great names have graced the court, including John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker and Pete Sampras. Not to mention more recent players to the Champions Tour, and former Wimbledon greats, such as Andy Roddick, Pat Rafter and Marat Safin.