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The Prague Open is a tennis tournament held in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The tournament is part of the ATP Challenger Tour since 1996 (with an interruption in the years 2009–10). Between 1992 and 2010, the Prague Open also hosted the WTA events, and since 2011 it has been part of the ITF Women's Circuit.

Prague Open
Tournament information
LocationPrague
Czech Republic
VenueI. Czech Lawn Tennis Club
TK Sparta Praha (2014-present)
CategoryATP Challenger Tour
SurfaceClay / Outdoors
Draw32S / 32Q / 16D
Prize money42,500+H
Websitehttp://www.pragueopen.cz/
Exterior of Tennis arena Štvanice
Martina Navrátilová during ECM Prague Open 2006 at Štvanice arena
Interior of Tennis arena Štvanice, 2015

The Prague Open was founded in 1986 and it is held at the tennis arena on Štvanice island. Some events were also held at the TK Sparta Praha arena, a tennis club founded in 1905, at Prague's Bubeneč.

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Development of the nameEdit

  • 1987–1999: Čedok Czechoslovakia Open, Škoda Czechoslovakia Open, Škoda Czech Open
  • ECM Prague Open
  • 2011: Strabag Prague Open
  • 2012: CNGvitall Prague Open
  • 2013–present: Advantage Cars Prague Open

Past finalsEdit

MenEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1996   Galo Blanco   Gustavo Kuerten 6–1, 6–2
1997   Albert Portas   Fernando Vicente 6–1, 6–4
1998   Michal Tabara   Wolfgang Schranz 6–2, 6–1
1999   Michal Tabara   Jean-René Lisnard 6–4, 6–1
2000   Jan Vacek   Ivo Heuberger 6–7(7–9), 7–5, 6–3
2001   Ctislav Doseděl   Jan Hernych 6–2, 4–6, 6–1
2002   Olivier Patience   Todd Larkham 4–6, 7–5, 6–3
2003   Sjeng Schalken   Albert Montañés 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
2004   Jan Hernych   Ivo Minář 6–1, 6–4
2005   Jan Hernych   Jiří Vaněk 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
2006   Robin Vik   Jan Hájek 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2007   Dušan Lojda   Jiří Vaněk 6–7(3–7), 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
2008   Jan Hernych   Lukáš Dlouhý 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
2011   Lukáš Rosol   Alex Bogomolov Jr. 7–6(7–1), 5–2 retired
2012   Horacio Zeballos   Martin Kližan 1–6, 6–4, 7–6(8–6)
2013   Oleksandr Nedovyesov   Javier Martí 6–0, 6–1
2014   Lukáš Rosol   Jiří Veselý 3–6, 6–4, 6–4
2015   Norbert Gombos   Albert Montañés 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 7–6(7–2)
2016   Adam Pavlásek   Stéphane Robert 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1996   Donald Johnson
  Francisco Montana
  Aleksandar Kitinov
  Sébastien Leblanc
3–6, 6–3, 6–1
1997   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
  Devin Bowen
  Tuomas Ketola
6–4, 6–0
1998   Joan Balcells
  Nenad Zimonjić
  Jiří Novák
  Radek Štěpánek
7–6, 7–6
1999   Michal Tabara
  Radomír Vašek
  Tomáš Cibulec
  Petr Pála
6–2, 6–0
2000   Kristian Pless
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
  Ivo Heuberger
  Ville Liukko
6–4, 6–4
2001   Jaroslav Levinský
  Michal Navrátil
  Noam Behr
  Andy Ram
6–3, 6–1
2002   František Čermák
  Ota Fukárek
  Jaroslav Levinský
  David Škoch
6–4, 6–3
2003   Tomáš Berdych
  Michal Navrátil
  Martín García
  Sebastián Prieto
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
2004   Karol Kučera
  Cyril Suk
  Martin Damm
  Dušan Karol
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
2005   Jordan Kerr
  Sebastián Prieto
  Travis Parrott
  Rogier Wassen
6–4, 6–3
2006   Petr Pála
  David Škoch
  Ramón Delgado
  Sergio Roitman
6–0, 6–0
2007   Tomáš Cibulec
  Jordan Kerr
  Leoš Friedl
  David Škoch
6–4, 6–2
2008   Lukáš Dlouhý
  Petr Pála
  Dušan Karol
  Jaroslav Pospíšil
6–7(2–7), 6–4, [10–6]
2011   František Čermák
  Lukáš Rosol
  Christopher Kas
  Alexander Peya
6–3, 6–4
2012   Lukáš Rosol
  Horacio Zeballos
  Martin Kližan
  Igor Zelenay
7–5, 2–6, [12–10]
2013   Lee Hsin-han
  Peng Hsien-yin
  Vahid Mirzadeh
  Denis Zivkovic
6–4, 4–6, [10–5]
2014   Roman Jebavý
  Jiří Veselý
  Lee Hsin-han
  Zhang Ze
6–1, 6–3
2015   Mateusz Kowalczyk
  Igor Zelenay
  Roberto Maytín
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
2016   Tomasz Bednarek
  Nikola Mektić
  Zdeněk Kolář
  Matěj Vocel
6–4, 5–7, [10–7]

WomenEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1992   Radka Zrubáková   Kateřina Šišková 6–3, 7–5
1993   Natalia Medvedeva   Meike Babel 6–3, 6–2
1994   Amanda Coetzer   Åsa Svensson 6–1, 7–6(16–14)
1995   Julie Halard   Ludmila Richterová 6–4, 6–4
1996   Ruxandra Dragomir   Patty Schnyder 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
1997   Joannette Kruger   Marion Maruska 6–1, 6–1
1998   Jana Novotná   Sandrine Testud 6–3, 6–0
1999   Henrieta Nagyová   Silvia Farina Elia 7–6(7–2), 6–4
2005   Dinara Safina   Zuzana Ondrášková 7–6(7–2), 6–3
2006   Shahar Pe'er   Samantha Stosur 4–6, 6–2, 6–1
2007   Akiko Morigami   Marion Bartoli 6–1, 6–3
2008   Vera Zvonareva   Victoria Azarenka 7–6(7–2), 6–2
2009   Sybille Bammer   Francesca Schiavone 7–6(7–4), 6–2
2010   Ágnes Szávay   Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová 6–2, 1–6, 6–2
2011   Lucie Hradecká   Paula Ormaechea 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1992   Karin Kschwendt
  Petra Schwarz
  Eva Švíglerová
  Noëlle van Lottum
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
1993   Inés Gorrochategui
  Patricia Tarabini
  Laura Golarsa
  Caroline Vis
6–2, 6–1
1994   Amanda Coetzer
  Linda Wild
  Kristie Boogert
  Laura Golarsa
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
1995   Chanda Rubin
  Linda Wild (2)
  Maria Lindström
  Maria Strandlund
6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–2
1996   Karina Habšudová
  Helena Suková
  Eva Martincová
  Elena Wagner
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1997   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Karina Habšudová (2)
  Eva Martincová
  Helena Vildová
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
1998   Silvia Farina Elia
  Karina Habšudová (3)
  Květa Peschke
  Michaela Paštiková
2–6, 6–1, 6–2
1999   Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Květa Peschke
  Helena Vildová
3–6, 6–2, 6–1
2005   Émilie Loit
  Nicole Pratt
  Barbora Strýcová
  Jelena Kostanić
6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–4
2006   Marion Bartoli
  Shahar Pe'er
  Ashley Harkleroad
  Bethanie Mattek
6–4, 6–4
2007   Petra Cetkovská
  Andrea Hlaváčková
  Ji Chunmei
  Sun Shengnan
7–6(7–9), 6–2
2008   Andrea Hlaváčková (2)
  Lucie Hradecká
  Jill Craybas
  Michaëlla Krajicek
1–6, 6–3, [10–6]
2009   Alona Bondarenko
  Kateryna Bondarenko
  Iveta Benešová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–1, 6–2
2010   Timea Bacsinszky
  Tathiana Garbin
  Monica Niculescu
  Ágnes Szávay
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
2011   Darya Kustova
  Arina Rodionova
  Olga Savchuk
  Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 6–1, [10–7]

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