East London Challenger

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The East London Challenger, officially known as the South African Airways Open is a tennis tournament held in East London, South Africa. Held since 2008, this ATP Challenger Series event is played on outdoor hard courts.

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2008 Croatia Ivan Ljubičić Austria Stefan Koubek 7-6(2), 6-2

Detailed draw[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 Croatia Ivan Ljubičić 5 7 6
8 South Africa Rik de Voest 7 66 3
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić 7 7
Sweden Thomas Johansson 61 63
4 Sweden Thomas Johansson 6 6
5 France Josselin Ouanna 2 4
Croatia Ivan Ljubičić 7 6
Austria Stefan Koubek 62 4
3 Portugal Frederico Gil 6 65 7
6 France Gary Lugassy 3 7 5
Portugal Frederico Gil 4 3
Austria Stefan Koubek 6 6
2 France Jérémy Chardy 4 6 62
7 Austria Stefan Koubek 6 4 7

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2008 Sweden Jonas Björkman &
Zimbabwe Kevin Ullyett
Sweden Thomas Johansson &
Austria Stefan Koubek
6-2, 6-2

See also[edit]