The Wall Street Journal refers the Lexington Challenger Tennis Tournament as “many of today’s tennis stars first drew notice at this event”.

LEXINGTON, KY- The Lexington Challenger Tennis Championships, sponsored by Meridian Wealth Management, LLC will be held August 1-7, at the Hilary J Boone Varsity Tennis Complex, University of Kentucky. The Lexington Challenger Tennis Championship is the only ATP Challenger / USTA Pro Circuit event in Kentucky and one of the oldest in the United States.

The week-long tournament attracts the rising stars of American and International tennis to the Bluegrass and will showcase men’s and women’s singles and doubles talent. This Challenger event continues to be one of the premier stops on the USTA Challenger Circuit leading into the U.S. Open. Past participants in the event are four- time grand slam champion, Naomi Osaka, U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys, Francis Tiafoe, and John Isner. 

Ticket are available at the gate or Eventbrite:

Lexington Challenger Schedule
Sunday, July 31- Qualifying Rounds
Monday, August 1- Main Draw (10am ET); Evening Session (7pm ET)
Tuesday, August 2- Main Draw (10am ET); Evening Session (7pm ET)
Wednesday, August 3- Main Draw (10am ET); Evening Session (7pm ET)
Thursday, August 4- Main Draw (10am ET); Evening Session (7pm ET)
Friday, August 5- Main Draw (11am ET); Evening Session (7pm ET)
Saturday, August 6- Main Draw Semi-Finals (2pm); Doubles Finals (7pm ET)
Sunday, August 7- Main Singles Final (1pm ET)

Special Events: (Prior to evening tournament sessions)
• Ladies Night- Tuesday August 2, 5:45. Women’s Round Robin Doubles. $25 entry fee. Door Prizes, Gift bag, & Snacks. Event is sold out.
• Big Blue Night - Wednesday August 3, 6:45. Meet the 2021-2022 UK Men’s National Championship Runner - Up Team
• Mens Night- Friday, August 5, 6:15pm. Men’s Round Robin Doubles. $25 entry fee. Bourbon, Barrel Aged Beer tasting & Donuts. Contact Dee Jones for registration.

For more information regarding the Lexington Challenger or LCTCI visit or contact Brooks Lundy at