Geneva Open Challenger

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The Geneva Open Challenger is a tennis tournament held in Geneva, Switzerland since 1988. The event is part of the ATP Challenger Tour. Previously played on outdoor clay courts, it has been played indoors on hard GreenSet courts since 2011, at Sport Center of the Queue d'Arve. Originally, it was held at the Drizia-Miremont Tennis Club. Two-time Swiss champion Stanislas Wawrinka would later enter the world top 10 in the ATP rankings in 2008.

Geneva Open Challenger
2014 Geneva Open Challenger
Logo of the Geneva Open Challenger tennis tournament.jpg
ATP Challenger Tour
LocationGeneva, Switzerland
VenueSport Center of the Queue d'Arve
CategoryATP Challenger Series
SurfaceHard / GreenSet / Indoors
Draw32S/16Q/16D
Prize money€100,000
WebsiteWebsite

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) awarded the Jim McManus Challenger Award to the tournament in 2013. This award honors the best challenger tournament in the world.[1]

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2014   Márcos Baghdatís   Michał Przysiężny 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
2013   Malek Jaziri   Jan-Lennard Struff 6–4, 6–3
2012   Marc Gicquel   Matthias Bachinger 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
2011   Malek Jaziri   Mischa Zverev 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
2010   Grigor Dimitrov   Pablo Andújar 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
2009   Dominik Meffert   Benjamin Balleret 6–3, 6–1
2008   Kristof Vliegen   Yuri Schukin 6–2, 6–1
2007   Yuri Schukin   Jesse Huta Galung 6–3, 6–2
2006   Jérôme Haehnel   Chris Guccione 7–6, 4–6, 6–3
2005   Werner Eschauer   Damián Patriarca 6–3, 6–1
2004   Stanislas Wawrinka   Christophe Rochus 4–6, 6–4, RET.
2003   Stanislas Wawrinka   Emilio Benfele Álvarez 6–1, 7–5
2002   Kristof Vliegen   Galo Blanco 6–2, 6–2
2001   Dennis van Scheppingen   Željko Krajan 6–3, 6–2
2000   Nicolas Thomann   Álex Calatrava 6–4, 6–7, 6–1
1999   Michel Kratochvil   Orlin Stanoytchev 6–0, 6–1
1998   Joan Albert Viloca   Younes El Aynaoui 6–3, 6–4
1997   Andrea Gaudenzi   Alberto Martín 6–2, 6–1
1996   Marcelo Charpentier   Oliver Gross 6–2, 3–1, RET.
1995   Younes El Aynaoui   Karim Alami 6–1, 6–4
1994   José Francisco Altur   Martín Rodríguez 7–6, 6–4
1993   Gabriel Markus   Karol Kučera 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
1992   Sergio Cortes   Filip Dewulf 6–7, 6–2, 6–4
1991   Marcos Aurelio Górriz   Dinu Pescariu 6–3, 6–2
1990   Roberto Argüello   Daniel Orsanic 6–3, 6–0
1989   Gilad Bloom   Arnaud Boetsch 6–4, 6–1
1988   Gustavo Giussani   Simone Colombo 6–4, 2–6, 6–3

DoublesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2014   Johan Brunström
  Nicholas Monroe
  Olivier Marach
  Philipp Oswald
5-7, 7-5, 10-6
2013   Olivier Marach
  Florin Mergea
  Frantisek Cermak
  Philipp Oswald
6-4, 6-3
2012   Johan Brunström
  Raven Klaasen
  Philipp Marx
  Florin Mergea
7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
2011   Igor Andreev
  Evgeny Donskoy
  James Cerretani
  Adil Shamasdin
7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–2)
2010   Gero Kretschmer
  Alex Satschko
  Philipp Oswald
  Martin Slanar
6–3, 4–6, [11–9]
2009   Diego Álvarez
  Juan-Martín Aranguren
  Henri Laaksonen
  Philipp Oswald
6–4, 4–6, [10–2]
2008   Daniel Köllerer
  Frank Moser
  Rameez Junaid
  Philipp Marx
7–6, 3–6, [10–8]
2007   Sebastián Decoud
  Yuri Schukin
  James Cerretani
  Olivier Charroin
6–3, 6–7, [10–4]
2006   Michal Navrátil
  Yuri Schukin
  Konstantinos Economidis
  Lovro Zovko
1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
2005   Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
  Santiago Ventura
  Stéphane Bohli
  Roman Valent
6–3, 7–5
2004   Tomáš Cibulec
  David Škoch
  Werner Eschauer
  Herbert Wiltschnig
6–2, 6–4
2003   Álex López Morón
  Andrés Schneiter
  Emilio Benfele Álvarez
  Philipp Petzschner
6–4, 5–7, 7–6
2002   Victor Hănescu
  Leonardo Olguín
  Andrés Schneiter
  Orlin Stanoytchev
1–6, 6–4, 6–4
2001   Diego del Río
  Orlin Stanoytchev
  Feliciano López
  Francisco Roig
2–6, 7–6, 7–6
2000   Diego del Río
  Edgardo Massa
  Yves Allegro
  Julien Cuaz
7–5, 7–6
1999   Emilio Benfele Álvarez
  Álex López Morón
  Paul Hanley
  Nathan Healey
7–5, 6–3
1998   Rikard Bergh
  Jens Knippschild
  Michal Tabara
  Radomír Vašek
6–2, 3–6, 6–4
1997   Diego del Río
  Mariano Puerta
  Guillaume Marx
  Olivier Morel
6–3, 6–4
1996   Patrick Baur
  Jens Knippschild
  George Bastl
  Michel Kratochvil
6–1, 6–1
1995   Clinton Ferreira
  Gábor Köves
  Stéphane Manai
  Patrick Mohr
6–4, 6–2
1994   Luis Lobo
  Daniel Orsanic
  Brett Dickinson
  Glenn Wilson
1–6, 7–6, 6–4
1993   Jan Apell
  Nicklas Utgren
  Claudio Mezzadri
  Christian Miniussi
6–4, 6–2
1992   Filip Dewulf
  Tom Vanhoudt
  Alfonso González-Mora
  Marcelo Rebolledo
6–3, 6–2
1991   Vladimer Gabrichidze
  Martin Střelba
  Roberto Argüello
  Christian Miniussi
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
1990   Henrik Holm
  Nils Holm
  Branislav Stanković
  Richard Vogel
3–6, 7–5, 7–6
1989   Peter Ballauff
  Ugo Pigato
  Arnaud Boetsch
  Slava Doseděl
6–4, 6–3
1988   Nevio Devide
  Stefano Mezzadri
  Mihnea-Ion Năstase
  Srinivasan Vasudevan
7–6, 4–6, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Arnaud Cerutti, « Le Geneva Open honoré », La Tribune de Genève, 20 March 2014

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