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Order of play announced for Champions Tennis 2018

The event returns to Royal Albert Hall this December.

The final event of the ATP Champions Tour returns to the Royal Albert Hall from Thursday 6 December 2018 to Sunday 9 December 2018.

The iconic London venue will host some of the biggest names in Tennis with the likes of John McEnroe, plus Mark Philippoussis, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Carlos Moya, Mansour Bahrami, Jamie Murray, Tommy Haas and Tim Henman announced to take centre stage.

The order of play is completed by Xavier Malisse, Henri Leconte, Mikael Pernfors, Goran Ivanišević and Thomas Enqvist.

Former world number one McEnroe returns to the Royal Albert Hall for his final appearance at Champions Tennis. He remains one of the biggest names in the world of tennis, as a seven time Grand Slam Champion. As revealed in the order of play, he’ll be taking to Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall on both the 6 and 7 December 2018.

The full order of play can be found below:

Champions Tennis

The four-day tournament promises fast-paced action and world-class tennis from the legends.

Now in its 22nd year, there will be two session a day – one in the afternoon and one in the evening, with two matches scheduled per a session. Each session will give the audience a chance to witness one competitive singles match and one entertaining doubles.

Juan Carlos Ferreo returns and is hoping for a repeat of his success last year which saw him beat Marat Safin to win the final match of the Champion’s tour.

Also returning will be circuit are regulars Carlos Moya and Mark Philippoussis, who will be competing alongside home favourite Tim Henman on their path to claim victory.

Mansour Bahrami will also be making an appearance again this year too. The popular entertainer will give spectators even more to look forward to with his quick banter and his trick shots.

Tickets for Champion Tennis 2018 are on sale now and are available through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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