A look at the players for Oklahoma City's Champions Cup event

by Michael Baldwin Published: February 1, 2014

Three of the four players participating in the Champions Cup on Thursday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena were ranked No. 1 in the world. Michael Chang was ranked as high as No. 2.


Career highlights: In addition to seven Grand Slam singles titles, the New York City product won 10 majors in doubles and mixed doubles. McEnroe won the U.S. Open four times, Wimbledon three times and was on five U.S. Davis Cup title teams. McEnroe won 77 career ATP singles titles and 78 doubles titles. Now a tennis commentator, McEnroe's final year on the ATP Tour was 1992.


Career highlights: Reaching the U.S. Open singles final a record eight consecutive years in the 1980s, the Czechoslovakia native won eight major titles. Lendl reached 19 majors singles finals, second all-time to Roger Federer. Lendl won 94 career ATP singles titles, second most all-time. Lendl, who became an American citizen in 1992, has served as Andy Murray's coach the past two years. Lendl's last year on the ATP tour was 1994.

by Michael Baldwin
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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