Eurocard Open

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Eurocard Open
Tournament information
Founded 1988
Abolished 2001
Location Stuttgart
Germany
Category Masters Series
Surface Carpet Indoors (1990–1997) Hard Indoors (1998–2001)
Draw 48S / 24Q / 16D
Prize money US$2,950,000

The Eurocard Open was an annual tennis tournament for male professional players. The event was held annually in Stuttgart, Germany, and was played on indoor carpet from 1990 until 1995 during February maintaining Championship Series status on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour.

Before 1990, during years 1988–1989 the tournament was organized as an invitational round-robin exhibition for 8 players.

Starting 1996 the tournament was upgraded to Tennis Masters Series. In 1995–1996 the ATP calendar underwent the interesting tournament swap among indoor events. Stockholm Super 9 event was downgraded to World Series status replaced by Essen as Tennis Masters Series. Antwerp event was dropped from calendar to make a room for Stockholm. In 1996 Stuttgart Indoor played in February replaced Essen and Antwerp again return to the calendar to fill a hole in February term instead of Stuttgart.

In the year 2002 the tournament was discontinued and the rights to organize Tennis Masters Series event in October were moved to Madrid Masters.

Past results[edit]

Key[edit]

ATP Super 9
Tennis Masters Series
ATP Championship Series, Double-Week
ATP Championship Series
Exhibition

Singles[edit]

Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
Stuttgart 2001 Germany Tommy Haas Belarus Max Mirnyi 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
2000 South Africa Wayne Ferreira Australia Lleyton Hewitt 7–6(8–6), 3–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–2), 6–2
1999 Sweden Thomas Enqvist Netherlands Richard Krajicek 6–1, 6–4, 5–7, 7–5
1998 Netherlands Richard Krajicek Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–4, 6–3, 6–3
1997 Czech Republic Petr Korda Netherlands Richard Krajicek 7–6(8–6), 6–2, 6–4
1996 Germany Boris Becker United States Pete Sampras 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Essen 1995 (Oct) Austria Thomas Muster United States MaliVai Washington 7–6(8–6), 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Stuttgart 1995 (Feb) Netherlands Richard Krajicek Germany Michael Stich 7–6(7–4), 6–3, 6–7(6–8), 1–6, 6–3
1994 Sweden Stefan Edberg Croatia Goran Ivanišević 4–6, 6–4, 6–2, 6–2
1993 Germany Michael Stich Netherlands Richard Krajicek 4–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–4), 3–6, 7–5
1992 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević Sweden Stefan Edberg 6-7(5-7), 6–3, 6–4, 6–4
1991 Sweden Stefan Edberg Sweden Jonas Svensson 6–2, 3–6, 7–5, 6–2
1990 Germany Boris Becker Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6–2, 6–2
1989 Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř 6–3, 4–6, 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
1988 Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř Ecuador Andrés Gómez 6–3, 6–2

Doubles[edit]

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Stuttgart 2001 Belarus Max Mirnyi
Australia Sandon Stolle
South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Jeff Tarango
7–6(7–0), 7–6(7–4)
2000 Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
United States Donald Johnson
South Africa Piet Norval
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1999 Zimbabwe Byron Black
Sweden Jonas Björkman
South Africa David Adams
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–2), 6–0
1998 Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
1997 Australia Mark Woodforde
Australia Todd Woodbridge
United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6–3, 6–3
1996 Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Essen 1995 (Oct) Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6–2, 6–2
Stuttgart 1995 (Feb) Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7–5, 6–4
1994 South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
6–7, 6–4, 7–6
1993 Australia Mark Kratzmann
Australia Wally Masur
United States Steve DeVries
Australia David Macpherson
6–3, 7–6
1992 Netherlands Tom Nijssen
Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk
Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–7, 6–3
1991 Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United Kingdom Nick Brown
6–3, 7–5
1990 France Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Denmark Michael Mortensen
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
6–3, 6–2

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