Chile Open (tennis)

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Chile Open
Tournament information
Location Viña del Mar
Category ATP World Series
ATP International Series
ATP World Tour 250 series
Surface Clay, outdoors
Draw 28S/32Q/16D

The Chile Open was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts alternately in Viña del Mar and Santiago, Chile. It was part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour and the opening leg of the four-tournament Golden Swing.


In 1992, Brazil suspended its three ATP tournaments. When the ATP resolved to keep these tournaments in Latin America, Jaime and Álvaro Fillol (both brothers) decided to buy the organizing rights to hold one of these events in Chile. The first edition was held in Santiago in November 1993. In 1999, it was not held, due to the ATP's decision to reschedule the event to February 2000. In 2001, the tournament was moved to Viña del Mar. The event moved back to Santiago in 2010, eventually returning to Viña del Mar in 2012.

For the 2007 edition, the tournament switched to a 24-player round robin format. After problems with this format were discovered in other tournaments, the ATP decided to revert all round robin events to the old play-off format. Thus, from the year 2008, the tournament was back to its old 32-player draw scheme.

After many sponsorship renewing attempts, the tournament was folded mid-year after the 2014 edition.

Many top-ten players participated in this tournament, including Mats Wilander, Jim Courier, Jiří Novák, Marcelo Ríos, Carlos Moyà, Gustavo Kuerten, Àlex Corretja, Tommy Haas, Magnus Norman, Sergi Bruguera, Guillermo Coria, David Nalbandian, Gastón Gaudio, Fernando González, Tommy Robredo, Nicolás Lapentti, Álbert Costa, Alberto Berasategui, Emilio Sánchez, Guillermo Cañas, Mariano Puerta, Nicolás Massú, David Ferrer, Fernando Verdasco, Juan Mónaco, Rafael Nadal, and Félix Mantilla.



Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
Santiago1 1993 Argentina Javier Frana Spain Emilio Sánchez 7–5, 3–6, 6–3
1994 Spain Alberto Berasategui Spain Francisco Clavet 6–3, 6–4
1995 Czech Republic Sláva Doseděl Chile Marcelo Ríos 7–6(7–3), 6–3
1996 Argentina Hernán Gumy Chile Marcelo Ríos 6–4, 7–5
1997 Spain Julián Alonso Chile Marcelo Ríos 6–2, 6–1
1998 Spain Francisco Clavet Morocco Younes El Aynaoui 6–2, 6–4
1999 Not Held
2000 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten Argentina Mariano Puerta 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Viña del Mar2 2001 Argentina Guillermo Coria Argentina Gastón Gaudio 4–6, 6–2, 7–5
2002 Chile Fernando González Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4)
2003 Spain David Sánchez Chile Marcelo Ríos 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
2004 Chile Fernando González Brazil Gustavo Kuerten 7–5, 6–4
2005 Argentina Gastón Gaudio Chile Fernando González 6–3, 6–4
2006 Argentina José Acasuso Chile Nicolás Massú 6–4, 6–3
2007 Peru Luis Horna Chile Nicolás Massú 7–5, 6–3
2008 Chile Fernando González Argentina Juan Mónaco W/O (injury)
2009 Chile Fernando González Argentina José Acasuso 6–1, 6–3
Near Santiago3 2010 Brazil Thomaz Bellucci Argentina Juan Mónaco 6–2, 0–6, 6–4
2011 Spain Tommy Robredo Colombia Santiago Giraldo 6–2, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
Viña del Mar2 2012 Argentina Juan Mónaco Argentina Carlos Berlocq 6–3, 6–7(1–7), 6–1
2013 Argentina Horacio Zeballos Spain Rafael Nadal 6–7(2–7), 7–6(8–6), 6–4
2014 Italy Fabio Fognini Argentina Leonardo Mayer 6–2, 6–4

1 Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo (Las Condes, Greater Santiago).
2 Las Salinas Navy Country Club (Viña del Mar).
3 Chicureo Hacienda (Colina commune).


Location Year Champion Runner-up Score
Santiago 1993 United States Mike Bauer
Czech Republic David Rikl
Sweden Christer Allgardh
United States Brian Devening
7–6, 6–4
1994 Czech Republic Karel Nováček
Sweden Mats Wilander
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
1995 Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
United States Shelby Cannon
United States Francisco Montana
6–4, 4–6, 6–1
1996 Brazil Fernando Meligeni
Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Romania Dinu Pescariu
Spain Álbert Portas
6–4, 6–2
1997 Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
Spain Julián Alonso
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
7–6, 5–7, 6–4
1998 Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
Italy Massimo Bertolini
United States Devin Bowen
7–6, 6–7, 7–6
1999 Not Held
2000 Brazil Gustavo Kuerten
Brazil Antonio Prieto
South Africa Lan Bale
South Africa Piet Norval
6–2, 6–4
Viña del Mar 2001 Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Spain Tomás Carbonell
Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–4, 2–6, 6–3
2002 Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Luis Lobo
6–3, 6–4
2003 Argentina Agustín Calleri
Argentina Mariano Hood
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
2004 Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
Ecuador Nicolás Lapentti
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–3)
2005 Spain David Ferrer
Spain Santiago Ventura
Argentina Gastón Etlis
Argentina Martín Rodríguez
6–3, 6–4
2006 Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
7–6(7–2), 6–4
2007 Chile Paul Capdeville
Spain Óscar Hernández
Spain Álbert Montañés
Spain Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo
4–6, 6–4, [10–6]
2008 Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
Argentina Máximo González
Argentina Juan Mónaco
6–1, 3–0, ret.
2009 Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Argentina Brian Dabul
Czech Republic František Čermák
Slovakia Michal Mertiňák
6–3, 6–3
Near Santiago 2010 Poland Łukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
Italy Potito Starace
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6–4, 6–0
2011 Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil Bruno Soares
Poland Łukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Viña del Mar 2012 Portugal Frederico Gil
Spain Daniel Gimeno-Traver
Spain Pablo Andújar
Argentina Carlos Berlocq
1–6, 7–5, [12–10]
2013 Italy Paolo Lorenzi
Italy Potito Starace
Argentina Juan Mónaco
Spain Rafael Nadal
6–2, 6–4
2014 Austria Oliver Marach
Romania Florin Mergea
Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Colombia Robert Farah
6–3, 6–4

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Coordinates: 32°59′35″S 71°32′42″W / 32.993°S 71.545°W / -32.993; -71.545