Sparkassen Open

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Sparkassen Open
2014 Sparkassen Open
ATP Challenger Tour
Event name Braunschweig
Location Braunschweig, Germany
Venue Braunschweiger Tennis
und Hockey Club
Category ATP Challenger Tour
Surface Clay (Red)
Draw 32S/26Q/16D
Prize money €125,000+H
Website Website
The 2008 singles champion, Nicolas Devilder from France, defeated Argentine Sergio Roitman in the final
Spanish player Óscar Hernández reached three singles finals, winning in 2005, 2007, and 2009, and two doubles finals, losing in 2007 before winning in 2008

The Sparkassen Open, known as Nord/LB Open until 2010, is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. It is currently part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour. It is held annually at the Braunschweiger Tennis- und Hockey Club in Braunschweig, Germany, since 1994.

In 2005 and 2014, the tournament received the ATP Challenger of the Year award from the Association of Tennis Professionals.[1]

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2014 Germany Alexander Zverev France Paul-Henri Mathieu 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
2013 Germany Florian Mayer Czech Republic Jiří Veselý 4–6, 6–2, 6–1
2012 Brazil Thomaz Bellucci Germany Tobias Kamke 7–6(7–4), 6–3
2011 Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol Russia Evgeny Donskoy 7–5, 7–6(7–2)
2010 Kazakhstan Mikhail Kukushkin Brazil Marcos Daniel 6–2, 3–0, RET.
2009 Spain Óscar Hernández Russia Teymuraz Gabashvili 6–1, 3–6, 6–4
2008 France Nicolas Devilder Argentina Sergio Roitman 6–4, 6–4
2007 Spain Óscar Hernández Germany Florian Mayer 6–2, 1–6, 6–1
2006 Czech Republic Jan Hájek Spain Fernando Vicente 6–1, 6–3
2005 Spain Óscar Hernández Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 6–3, 6–3
2004 Czech Republic Tomáš Berdych Germany Daniel Elsner 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
2003 Austria Werner Eschauer Russia Igor Andreev 6–1, 7–6(2)
2002 Spain David Sánchez Argentina José Acasuso 5–1 retired
2001 Italy Andrea Gaudenzi Morocco Younes El Aynaoui 3–6, 7–6(5), 6–4
2000 Argentina Gastón Gaudio Argentina Franco Squillari 6–4, 6–7(2), 6–4
1999 Germany Jens Knippschild Argentina Franco Squillari 7–5, 7–6(6)
1998 Argentina Franco Squillari Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker 6–2, 4–6, 6–1
1997 Spain Francisco Roig Spain Félix Mantilla Botella 6–2, 2–6, 6–2
1996 Spain Alberto Berasategui Hungary Jozsef Krocsko 6–2, 6–2
1995 Sweden Magnus Gustafsson Italy Stefano Pescosolido 4–6, 6–0, 7–6()
1994 Austria Gilbert Schaller Spain Javier Sánchez 6–4, 3–6, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2014 Sweden Andreas Siljeström
Slovakia Igor Zelenay
Australia Rameez Junaid
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
7–5, 6–4
2013 Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
Slovakia Igor Zelenay
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
2012 Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
Finland Harri Heliövaara
Ukraine Denys Molchanov
7–5, 6–7(1–7), [10–8]
2011 Germany Martin Emmrich
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
France Olivier Charroin
France Stéphane Robert
0–6, 6–4, [10–7]
2010 Portugal Leonardo Tavares
Italy Simone Vagnozzi
Russia Igor Kunitsyn
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
7–5, 7–6(4)
2009 Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
Argentina Brian Dabul
Chile Nicolás Massú
7–6(2), 6–4
2008 Italy Marco Crugnola
Spain Óscar Hernández
Austria Werner Eschauer
Austria Philipp Oswald
7–6(4), 6–2
2007 Germany Tomas Behrend
Germany Christopher Kas
Spain Óscar Hernández
Spain Carles Poch-Gradin
6–0, 6–2
2006 Germany Tomas Behrend
Germany Christopher Kas
Argentina Máximo González
Argentina Sergio Roitman
7–6(5), 6–4
2005 Italy Enzo Artoni
Spain Álex López Morón
Italy Massimo Bertolini
Belgium Tom Vanhoudt
5–7, 6–4, 7–6(12)
2004 Germany Tomas Behrend
Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský
Czech Republic David Škoch
6–2, 6–7(3), 7–6(10)
2003 Argentina Sebastián Prieto
United States Jim Thomas
Spain Juan-Ignacio Carrasco
Spain Albert Montañés
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
2002 Argentina Mariano Hood
Peru Luis Horna
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Petr Luxa
3–6, 6–3, 6–1
2001 Germany Karsten Braasch
Germany Jens Knippschild
Spain Feliciano López
Spain Francisco Roig
6–1, 6–1
2000 Germany Jens Knippschild
United States Jeff Tarango
Spain Álex López Morón
Spain Albert Portas
6–2, 6–2
1999 Spain Albert Portas
Spain Germán Puentes-Alcañiz
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nebojsa Djordjevic
6–4, 6–7(3), 6–3
1998 Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
Spain Juan Balcells
Portugal Emanuel Couto
6–2, 7–6
1997 United States Brandon Coupe
South Africa Paul Rosner
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nebojsa Djordjevic
Mexico Óscar Ortiz
6–4, 6–3
1996 Germany Karsten Braasch
Germany Jens Knippschild
Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Filippo Messori
6–3, 6–4
1995 Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Mikael Tillström
United States Bill Behrens
South Africa Brendan Curry
7–6, 6–4
1994 Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Spain Emilio Sánchez Vicario
Hungary Gábor Köves
Hungary László Markovits
6–4, 7–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Braunschweig & Genova Honoured In 2014 ATP Challenger awards, published: 20 February 2015, accessed: 12 March 2015.

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