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The St. Petersburg Open (Russian: Открытый Санкт-Петербург) is a professional men's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It is part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour. The tournament was held annually at the Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex in St. Petersburg, Russia, since 1995. The tournament takes place in mid to late September, following the conclusion of the US Open. The singles competition features 28 male competitors, doubles features 16 duo teams. The competition is held on a hard court surface, with a total prize money pool of $1,000,000 USD. This year's tournament (2018) will be held between September 17 and September 23.

St. Petersburg Open
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Tournament information
Founded1995; 24 years ago (1995)
LocationSaint Petersburg
Russia
VenuePetersburg Sports and Concert Complex
(1995–2013)
Sibur Arena
(2015–current)
CategoryATP World Series
(1995–97)
ATP International Series
(1998–2008)
ATP World Tour 250 series
(2009–current)
SurfaceIndoor / Carpet
(1995–99/2004–07)
Indoor / Hard
(2000–03/2008–current)
Draw32S/32Q/16D
Prize money$1,175,190 (2018)
Websitespbopen.ru
Current champions (2018)
Men's singlesAustria Dominic Thiem
Men's doublesItaly Matteo Berrettini
Italy Fabio Fognini


2002 Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson and former World No. 1s Marat Safin and Andy Murray are the only players to have won the singles titles more than once. To date three different Russian players have won the singles title: Yevgeny Kafelnikov in 1995, Marat Safin in 2000 and 2001, and Mikhail Youzhny in 2004.

The event was not held in 2014 but resumed in 2015, now at the Sibur Arena.

Contents

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2018   Dominic Thiem   Martin Kližan 6–3, 6–1
2017   Damir Džumhur   Fabio Fognini 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
2016   Alexander Zverev   Stan Wawrinka 6–2, 3–6, 7–5
2015   Milos Raonic   João Sousa 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
2014 Not Held
2013   Ernests Gulbis   Guillermo García-López 3–6, 6–4, 6–0
2012   Martin Kližan   Fabio Fognini 6–2, 6–3
2011   Marin Čilić   Janko Tipsarević 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
2010   Mikhail Kukushkin   Mikhail Youzhny 6–3, 7–6(7–2)
2009   Sergiy Stakhovsky   Horacio Zeballos 2–6, 7–6(10–8), 7–6(9–7)
2008   Andy Murray   Andrey Golubev 6–1, 6–1
2007   Andy Murray   Fernando Verdasco 6–2, 6–3
2006   Mario Ančić   Thomas Johansson 7–5, 7–6(7–2)
2005   Thomas Johansson   Nicolas Kiefer 6–4, 6–2
2004   Mikhail Youzhny   Karol Beck 6–2, 6–2
2003   Gustavo Kuerten   Sargis Sargsian 6–4, 6–3
2002   Sébastien Grosjean   Mikhail Youzhny 7–5, 6–4
2001   Marat Safin   Rainer Schüttler 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
2000   Marat Safin   Dominik Hrbatý 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
1999   Marc Rosset   David Prinosil 6–3, 6–4
1998   Richard Krajicek   Marc Rosset 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
1997   Thomas Johansson   Renzo Furlan 6–3, 6–4
1996   Magnus Gustafsson   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
1995   Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Guillaume Raoux 6–2, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2018   Matteo Berrettini
  Fabio Fognini
  Roman Jebavý
  Matwé Middelkoop
7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–4)
2017   Roman Jebavý
  Matwé Middelkoop
  Julio Peralta
  Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–4
2016   Dominic Inglot
  Henri Kontinen
  Andre Begemann
  Leander Paes
4–6, 6–3, [12–10]
2015   Treat Huey
  Henri Kontinen
  Julian Knowle
  Alexander Peya
7–5, 6–3
2014 Not Held
2013   David Marrero
  Fernando Verdasco
  Dominic Inglot
  Denis Istomin
7–6(8–6), 6–3
2012   Rajeev Ram
  Nenad Zimonjić
  Lukáš Lacko
  Igor Zelenay
6–2, 4-6, [10-6]
2011   Colin Fleming
  Ross Hutchins
  Michail Elgin
  Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [10–8]
2010   Daniele Bracciali
  Potito Starace
  Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
7–6(8–6), 7–6(7–5)
2009   Colin Fleming
  Ken Skupski
  Jérémy Chardy
  Richard Gasquet
2–6, 7–5, [10–4]
2008   Travis Parrott
  Filip Polášek
  Rohan Bopanna
  Max Mirnyi
3–6, 7–6(4–7), [10–8]
2007   Daniel Nestor
  Nenad Zimonjić
  Jürgen Melzer
  Todd Perry
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
2006   Simon Aspelin
  Todd Perry
  Julian Knowle
  Jürgen Melzer
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
2005   Julian Knowle
  Jürgen Melzer
  Jonas Björkman
  Max Mirnyi
4–6, 7–5, 7–5
2004   Arnaud Clément
  Michaël Llodra
  Dominik Hrbatý
  Jaroslav Levinský
6–3, 6–2
2003   Julian Knowle
  Nenad Zimonjić
  Michael Kohlmann
  Rainer Schüttler
7–6(7–1), 6–3
2002   David Adams
  Jared Palmer
  Irakli Labadze
  Marat Safin
7–6(10–8), 6–3
2001   Denis Golovanov
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Irakli Labadze
  Marat Safin
7–5, 6–4
2000   Daniel Nestor
  Kevin Ullyett
  Thomas Shimada
  Myles Wakefield
7–6(7–5), 7–5
1999   Jeff Tarango
  Daniel Vacek
  Menno Oosting
  Andrei Pavel
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
1998   Nicklas Kulti
  Mikael Tillström
  Marius Barnard
  Brent Haygarth
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
1997   Andrei Olhovskiy
  Brett Steven
  David Prinosil
  Daniel Vacek
6–4, 6–3
1996   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Andrei Olhovskiy
  Nicklas Kulti
  Peter Nyborg
6–3, 6–4
1995   Martin Damm
  Anders Järryd
  Jakob Hlasek
  Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–4, 6–2

Prize PoolEdit

The prize pool for this tournament consists of $1,000,000 USD. It is an ATP 250 level tournament, thus the men's singles champion receives 250 ATP ranking points.


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