St. Jakobshalle is an arena in Münchenstein, near Basel, Switzerland. It is primarily used for indoor sports and concert events. The St. Jakobshalle holds 9,000 people and was opened in September 1976. It is the home of the Swiss Indoors men's tennis tournament.
|Owner||City of Basel|
|Capacity||9,000 (Grand Hall)|
1,500 (Small Hall)
1,500 (Hall 2)
|Broke ground||April 19, 1971|
|Opened||September 26, 1976|
|EHC Basel (1976–2002)|
The building has different sized halls and rooms, which are used for all types of events. Each year, the world's elite badminton players gather for their international grand prix tournament and the best European Sepak takraw players meet.
The Swiss Indoors men's annual tennis tournament is held at the St. Jakobshalle since 1975 and the Women's Top Volley International since 1989. International equestrian tournament CSI Basel is held at the venue every year since 2010. Other sporting events include the 1986 World Men's Handball Championship, 1991 Swiss Open, 1998 IIHF World Championship, 2006 European Men's Handball Championship and the World Men's Curling Championship in 2012 and 2016.
After the success of the Swiss tennis player and Basel native Roger Federer, the Basel sports director has announced the arena is to be renamed the 'Roger Federer Arena' following the current renovation.