Am Rothenbaum

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Am Rothenbaum
Am Rothenbaum logo.jpg
Tennisstadion Am Rothenbaum
Marat Safin vs Tomáš Berdych at 2008 Hamburg Masters
Am Rothenbaum during the 2008 Hamburg Masters
Location Hallerstraße 89
20149 Hamburg, Germany
Coordinates 53°34′26″N 9°59′30″E / 53.57389°N 9.99167°E / 53.57389; 9.99167Coordinates: 53°34′26″N 9°59′30″E / 53.57389°N 9.99167°E / 53.57389; 9.99167
Public transit Hamburg U1.svg Hallerstraße
Owner Deutscher Tennis Bund e.V.
Operator Rothenbaum Sport GmbH
Type retractable roof stadium
Genre(s) tennis
Capacity 13,200
Surface clay court
Scoreboard Yes
Construction
Opened 1892 (1892)
Renovated 1997−1999[1]
Construction cost ?
(Renovation)
Architect ASP Schweger Assoziierte[1]
Structural engineer Werner Sobek Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG[1]
Tenants
International German Open (1892−present)
Exterior of Am Rothenbaum

Am Rothenbaum is the site of the main tennis court of the Hamburg Masters tournament, played in the Rotherbaum quarter of Hamburg, Germany.

History[edit]

The International German Open has been played in Rotherbaum since 1892, making it Germany's longest-running tennis tournament. The current stadium was built in 1999 and holds 13,300 spectators, making it Germany's largest tennis venue. Today, it is the only tournament on German soil to be part of the ATP World Tour 500, and one of the twenty largest tennis tournaments in the world.[2]

Location[edit]

"Tennisstadion am Rothenbaum" is located in Rotherbaum at Hallerstraße 89, between Rothenbaumchaussee and Mittelweg. Nearest rapid transit station is Hallerstraße, directly next to the tennis park. The Außenalster, Hamburg's popular lake, is some 600 m apart.

Main court at Am Rothenbaum during the 2012 International German Open

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rothenbaum Center Court at Structurae. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  2. ^ "International German Open at the Rothenbaum club in Hamburg". germany.travel. German National Tourist Board (GNTB). Retrieved 14 October 2014. 

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