Internationaux du Doubs – Open de Franche-Comté

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Internationaux du Doubs – Open de Franche-Comté
ATP Challenger Tour
Event name Besançon
Location Besançon, France
Category ATP Challenger Tour
Surface Hard (i)
Draw 32S/28Q/16D
Prize money €106,500+H
Website www.tmi.fft.fr
Marc Gicquel was one of seven Frenchmen to take the singles in the event's twelve editions (one of five in the event's nine editions as a Challenger)
Croat Ivan Ljubičić was the first player to win the singles title after the event became a Challenger tournament

The Internationaux du Doubs – Open de Franche-Comté was a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was part of the ATP Challenger Series (renamed the ATP Challenger Tour in 2009). It was held annually in Besançon, France, as a Satellite from 1996 to 1998 and as a Challenger from 1999 until 2009.

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2010 Not held
2009 Belgium Kristof Vliegen Germany Andreas Beck 6–2, 6–7(6), 6–3
2008 France Marc Gicquel Austria Alexander Peya 7–6(2), 6–4
2007 Latvia Ernests Gulbis France Édouard Roger-Vasselin 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
2006 France Nicolas Mahut Canada Frank Dancevic 6–3, 6–4
2005 France Gaël Monfils Belgium Christophe Rochus 6–3, 2–6, 6–3
2004 Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych France Julien Benneteau 6–3, 6–1
2003 France Cyril Saulnier United States Eric Taino 7–6(8), 6–4
2002 Not held
2001 Not held
2000 France Julien Boutter Austria Julian Knowle 6–4, 7–6(4)
1999 Croatia Ivan Ljubičić France Lionel Roux 6–4, 6–2
1998 France Nicolas Thomann France Nicolas Guillaume 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
1997 France Sébastien Grosjean France Nicolas Thomann 2–6, 7–5, 6–4
1996 Republic of Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov France Lionel Barthez 6–4, 6–4

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Not held
2009 Slovakia Karol Beck
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
Czech Republic David Škoch
Slovakia Igor Zelenay
2–6, 7–5, 10–7
2008 Germany Philipp Petzschner
Austria Alexander Peya
Switzerland Yves Allegro
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 6–1
2007 Germany Christopher Kas
Austria Alexander Peya
France Grégory Carraz
Luxembourg Gilles Müller
6–4, 6–4
2006 Germany Christopher Kas
Germany Philipp Petzschner
Switzerland Jean-Claude Scherrer
Croatia Lovro Zovko
6–2, 6–2
2005 United States Jason Marshall
United States Huntley Montgomery
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
Switzerland Jean-Claude Scherrer
6–7(7), 6–2, 6–3
2004 Germany Alexander Waske
Netherlands Rogier Wassen
Denmark Kenneth Carlsen
Belgium Gilles Elseneer
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
2003 Israel Jonathan Erlich
Austria Julian Knowle
France Richard Gasquet
France Nicolas Mahut
6–3, 6–4
2002 Not held
2001 Not held
2000 France Julien Boutter
France Michaël Llodra
Italy Stefano Pescosolido
Italy Vincenzo Santopadre
6–4, 6–7(6), 7–6(5)
1999 Spain Juan Ignacio Carrasco
Spain Jairo Velasco, Jr.
Argentina Martín García
Brazil Cristiano Testa
6–1, 7–6
1998 South Africa Justin Bower
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nenad Zimonjić
Sweden Henrik Andersson
Czech Republic Radek Štěpánek
w/o
1997 France Lionel Barthez
France Grégory Carraz
Switzerland Ivo Heuberger
Switzerland Alexandre Strambini
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
1996 France Lionel Barthez
France Stéphane Simian
United States Wade McGuire
United States Michael Sell
6–3, 6–7, 6–4

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