Serbia Open

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Coordinates: 44°49′46″N 20°27′05″E / 44.82944°N 20.45139°E / 44.82944; 20.45139

Serbia Open
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 ATP World Tour
Location Belgrade
 Serbia
Venue SRPC Milan Gale Muškatirović
Category ATP World Tour 250 series
Surface Clay / Outdoors
Draw 32S / 12Q / 16D
Prize money €450,000
Website www.serbiaopen.rs

The Serbia Open (Serbian: Отворено првенство Србије, Otvoreno prvenstvo Srbije) was an ATP World Tour 250 series men's tennis tournament held in Belgrade, Serbia and played on outdoor clay courts. The event was held for the first time in 2009, from May 4–10.[1] It was the first for Serbia, as the country never before hosted an Association of Tennis Professionals or a Women's Tennis Association tournament.

Andreas Seppi was the event's last singles champion, having won the tournament in 2012.

The tournament was owned and run by the family of Novak Djokovic, who through their company Family Sport purchased the ATP Tour date from the organizers of the Dutch Open in 2008, then arranged with the local city of Belgrade authorities for the plot of land where the venue was built, and convinced the Serbian government under prime minister Mirko Cvetković to support the event through state-owned enterprises, primarily Telekom Srbija. At the time of their purchase in 2008, Djokovic was the #3 player in the world having won his first Grand Slam title earlier that year.

Djokovic's uncle Goran was the tournament director from its inception,[2] until he resigned the post in late May 2012,[3] a month after the tournament's 2012 edition. Djokovic won the tournament twice, in 2009. and 2011.

In 2013, Serbia Open was replaced on the ATP schedule by the newly established Power Horse Cup in Düsseldorf.

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2009 Serbia Novak Djokovic Poland Łukasz Kubot 6–3, 7–6(7–0)
2010 United States Sam Querrey United States John Isner 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4
2011 Serbia Novak Djokovic Spain Feliciano López 7–6(7–4), 6–2
2012 Italy Andreas Seppi France Benoît Paire 6–3, 6–2

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2009 Poland Łukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
2010 Mexico Santiago González
United States Travis Rettenmaier
Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Poland Mateusz Kowalczyk
7–6(8–6), 6–1
2011 Czech Republic František Čermák
Slovakia Filip Polášek
Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
7–5, 6–2
2012 Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Andy Ram
Germany Martin Emmrich
Sweden Andreas Siljeström
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]

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2012[edit]

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