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The ATP Buenos Aires (Spanish: Abierto de Buenos Aires, pronounced [aˈβjeɾto ðe ˈβwenos ˈaiɾes]) originally known as the Argentine Championships and established in 1921 [1] is an annual tennis event for male tennis players held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The tournament is an ATP World Tour 250 series event on the ATP World Tour, and is played on outdoor clay courts at the 5,500 capacity Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, in the Palermo barrio (neighbourhood). Usually held in February, it includes both a men's singles and a men's doubles tournament. Between 1970 and 1989 it was part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit and a Grand Prix Super Series event (1970–71).

Argentina Open
Tournament information
Founded1921; 98 years ago (1921)
LocationBuenos Aires, Argentina
VenueBuenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club
CategoryATP World Tour 250
SurfaceClay - outdoors
Draw28S / 16Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$568,190 (2019)
Websiteargentinaopenatp.com
Current champions (2019)
SinglesItaly Marco Cecchinato
DoublesArgentina Máximo González
Argentina Horacio Zeballos

HistoryEdit

The tournament is currently without sponsor, but presented by the City of Buenos Aires. Previously the event was known by different names such as Argentine Championships (1921-1967), South American International Championships (1968), South American Open (1969-1974), Copa AT&T and Copa Telmex.

Previous finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1956   Enrique Morea (6)   Ulf Schmidt 6–2, 6–1, 6–2
1957   Luis Ayala (2)   Enrique Morea 6–8, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
1958   Mario Llamas   Enrique Morea 6–4, 9-7, 1–6, 2–6, ?
1959   Manuel Santana   Luis Ayala 6–2, 7–5, 2–6, 9–7
1960   Luis Ayala (3)   Manuel Santana 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 7-5, 8–6
1961   Pierre Darmon   Enrique Morea 6–1, 6–1, 6–1
1962   Jan-Erik Lundqvist   Patricio Rodríguez 2–6, 6–4, 7-5, 2–6, 6–3
1963   Nicola Pietrangeli   Ronald Barnes 6–2, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
1964   Chuck McKinley   Manuel Santana 6–4, 1–6, 4–6, 6–3, 4-5, retired
1965   Nicola Pietrangeli (2)   Cliff Drysdale 6–8, 6–4, 6–0, 1–6, 7-5
1966   Cliff Richey   Thomaz Koch 6–3, 6–2, 2–6, 6–0
1967   Cliff Richey (2)   José Edison Mandarino 7–5, 6–8, 6–3, 6–3
1968   Roy Emerson   Rod Laver 9–7, 6–4, 6–4
1969   François Jauffret   Željko Franulović 3–6, 6–2, 6–4, 6–3
1970   Željko Franulović   Manuel Orantes 6–4, 6–2, 6–0
1971   Željko Franulović (2)   Ilie Năstase 6–3, 7–6, 6–1
1972   Karl Meiler   Guillermo Vilas 6–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
1973   Guillermo Vilas   Björn Borg 3–6, 6–7, 6–4, 6–6 retired
1974   Guillermo Vilas (2)   Manuel Orantes 6–3, 0–6, 7–5, 6–2
1975   Guillermo Vilas (3)   Adriano Panatta 6–1, 6–4, 6–4
1976   Guillermo Vilas (4)   Jaime Fillol 6–2, 6–2, 6–3
1977A   Guillermo Vilas (5)   Wojtek Fibak 6–4, 6–3, 6–0
1977N   Guillermo Vilas (6)   Jaime Fillol 6–2, 7–5, 3–6, 6–3
1978   José Luis Clerc   Víctor Pecci 6–4, 6–4
1979   Guillermo Vilas (7)   José Luis Clerc 6–1, 6–2, 6–1
1980   José Luis Clerc (2)   Rolf Gehring 6–7, 2–6, 7–5, 6–0, 6–3
1981   Ivan Lendl   Guillermo Vilas 6–2, 6–2
1982   Guillermo Vilas (8)   Alejandro Ganzábal 6–2, 6–4
1983–1984 Not Held
1985   Martín Jaite   Diego Pérez 6–4, 6–2
1986   Jay Berger   Franco Davín 6–3, 6–3
1987   Guillermo Pérez Roldán   Jay Berger 3–2 retired
1988   Javier Sánchez   Guillermo Pérez Roldán 6–2, 6–4
1989–1992 Not Held
1993   Carlos Costa   Alberto Berasategui 3–6, 6–1, 6–4
1994   Àlex Corretja   Javier Frana 6–3, 5–7, 7–6(7–3)
1995   Carlos Moyà   Félix Mantilla 6–0, 6–3
1996–2000 Buenos Aires Challenger
2001   Gustavo Kuerten   José Acasuso 6–1, 6–3
2002   Nicolás Massú   Agustín Calleri 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–2
2003   Carlos Moyà (2)   Guillermo Coria 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
2004   Guillermo Coria   Carlos Moyà 6–4, 6–1
2005   Gastón Gaudio   Mariano Puerta 6–4, 6–4
2006   Carlos Moyà (3)   Filippo Volandri 7–6(8–6), 6–4
2007   Juan Mónaco   Alessio di Mauro 6–1, 6–2
2008   David Nalbandian   José Acasuso 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
2009   Tommy Robredo   Juan Mónaco 7–5, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
2010   Juan Carlos Ferrero   David Ferrer 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
2011   Nicolás Almagro   Juan Ignacio Chela 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
2012   David Ferrer   Nicolás Almagro 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
2013   David Ferrer (2)   Stanislas Wawrinka 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
2014   David Ferrer (3)   Fabio Fognini 6–4, 6–3
2015   Rafael Nadal   Juan Mónaco 6–4, 6–1
2016   Dominic Thiem   Nicolás Almagro 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 7–6(7–4)
2017   Alexandr Dolgopolov   Kei Nishikori 7–6(7–4), 6–4
2018   Dominic Thiem (2)   Aljaž Bedene 6–2, 6–4
2019   Marco Cecchinato   Diego Schwartzman 6–1, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1968   Andrés Gimeno
  Fred Stolle
  Rod Laver
  Roy Emerson
6–3, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1
1969   Patricio Cornejo
  Jaime Fillol
  Roy Emerson
  Frew McMillan
W/O
1970   Bob Carmichael
  Ray Ruffels
  Željko Franulović
  Jan Kodeš
7–5, 6–2, 5–7, 6–7, 6–3
1971   Željko Franulović
  Ilie Năstase
  Patricio Cornejo
  Jaime Fillol
6–4, 6–4
1972 Not Held
1973   Ricardo Cano
  Guillermo Vilas
  Patricio Cornejo
  Iván Molina
7–6, 6–3
1974   Manuel Orantes
  Guillermo Vilas (2)
  Clark Graebner
  Thomaz Koch
6–4, 6–3
1975   Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
  Jürgen Fassbender
  Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
7–6, 6–7, 6–4
1976   Carlos Kirmayr
  Tito Vázquez
  Ricardo Cano
  Belus Prajoux
6–4, 7–5
1977   Ion Ţiriac
  Guillermo Vilas (3)
  Ricardo Cano
  Antonio Muñoz
6–4, 6–0
1978   Chris Lewis
  Van Winitsky
  José Luis Clerc
  Belus Prajoux
6–4, 3–6, 6–0
1979   Tomáš Šmíd
  Sherwood Stewart
  Marcos Hocevar
  João Soares
6–1, 7–5
1980   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
  Ángel Giménez
  Jairo Velasco, Sr.
6–4, 7–5
1981   Marcos Hocevar
  João Soares
  Álvaro Fillol
  Jaime Fillol
7–6, 6–7, 6–4
1982   Hans Kary
  Zoltán Kuharszky
  Ángel Giménez
  Manuel Orantes
7–5, 6–2
1983–1984 Not Held
1985   Martín Jaite
  Christian Miniussi
  Eduardo Bengoechea
  Diego Pérez
6–4, 6–3
1986   Loïc Courteau
  Horst Skoff
  Gustavo Luza
  Gustavo Tiberti
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
1987   Sergio Casal
  Tomás Carbonell
  Jay Berger
  Horacio De La Peña
W/O
1988   Carlos Costa
  Javier Sánchez
  Eduardo Bengoechea
  José Luis Clerc
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
1989–1992 Not Held
1993   Tomás Carbonell (2)
  Carlos Costa (2)
  Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 6–4
1994   Sergio Casal (2)
  Emilio Sánchez
  Tomás Carbonell
  Francisco Roig
6–3, 6–2
1995   Vince Spadea
  Christo van Rensburg
  Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
6–3, 6–3
1996–2000 Not Held
2001   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Tomás Carbonell (3)
  Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto
5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
2002   Gastón Etlis
  Martín Rodríguez
  Simon Aspelin
  Andrew Kratzmann
3–6, 6–3, [10–4]
2003   Mariano Hood
  Sebastián Prieto
  Lucas Arnold
  David Nalbandian
6–2, 6–2
2004   Lucas Arnold Ker (2)
  Mariano Hood (2)
  Federico Browne
  Diego Veronelli
7–5, 6–7(2–7), 6–4
2005   František Čermák
  Leoš Friedl
  José Acasuso
  Sebastián Prieto
6–2, 7–5
2006   František Čermák (2)
  Leoš Friedl (2)
  Vasilis Mazarakis
  Boris Pašanski
6–1, 6–2
2007   Sebastián Prieto (2)
  Martín García
  Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
  Albert Montañés
6–4, 6–2
2008   Agustín Calleri
  Luis Horna
  Werner Eschauer
  Peter Luczak
6–0, 6–7(6–8), [10–2]
2009   Marcel Granollers
  Alberto Martín
  Nicolás Almagro
  Santiago Ventura
6–3, 5–7, [10–8]
2010   Sebastián Prieto (3)
  Horacio Zeballos
  Simon Greul
  Peter Luczak
7–6(7–4), 6–3
2011   Oliver Marach
  Leonardo Mayer
  Franco Ferreiro
  André Sá
7–6(8–6), 6–3
2012   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
  Michal Mertiňák
  André Sá
6–4, 6–4
2013   Simone Bolelli
  Fabio Fognini
  Nicholas Monroe
  Simon Stadler
6–3, 6–2
2014   Marcel Granollers (2)
  Marc López
  Pablo Cuevas
  Horacio Zeballos
7–5, 6–4
2015   Jarkko Nieminen
  André Sá
  Pablo Andújar
  Oliver Marach
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
2016   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
  Iñigo Cervantes
  Paolo Lorenzi
6–3, 6–0
2017   Juan Sebastián Cabal (2)
  Robert Farah (2)
  Santiago González
  David Marrero
6–1, 6–4
2018   Andrés Molteni
  Horacio Zeballos (2)
  Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
6–3, 5–7, [10–3]
2019   Máximo González
  Horacio Zeballos (3)
  Diego Schwartzman
  Dominic Thiem
6–1, 6–1

Media coverageEdit

TelevisionEdit

In Argentina, Latin America and the United States the ATP from Buenos Aires is broadcast Live and Exclusive on TyC Sports in Pay TV (Cable and Satellite).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ARGENTINE CH. Tournament Roll of Honour". thetennisbase.com. The Tennis Base. Retrieved 3 October 2017.

External linksEdit