Chennai: Former champion Janko Tipsarevic has confirmed his participation for the USD 450,000 Aircel Chennai Open to be held here from January 5 to 11.
For the seventh year, Tipsarevic will kick-start his season at the Chennai Open. In 2013, Tipsarevic had a dream start to the season when he captured the fourth ATP World Tour title of his career, defeating Bautista Agut (Spain) in three sets.
His noteworthy achievements last year include progressing to round four of the Australian Open and the US Open, and defeating Vasek Pospisil in an emphatic tiebreak at the deciding singles of the Davis Cup semifinal. He finished in the top 50 for the sixth year in a row.