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2019 İstanbul Cup

22 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

The Istanbul Open which is also known as the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open is a men's tennis event on the ATP Tour. The matches of this tournament are played on outdoor clay courts and its inaugural edition was played in 2015. This tournament is categorized under the ATP World Tour 250 Series. The 2019 edition of this tournament will take place from April 22 and April 28.


History

The very first edition of the the Istanbul Open took place in 2015 where ace Tennis player from Switzerland Roger Federer defeated Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas by a score of 6-3, 7-6 (13-11) in the finals to clinch the title in the men's singles category. On the other hand, it was the pair of Radu Albot (Moldova) and Dusan Lajovic (Serbia) defeated Robert Lindstedt (Sweden) and Jurgen Melzer (Austria) by 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) to take the trophy home.


Venue

The Koza World of Sports which located in Istanbul, Turkey has been the venue of the Istanbul Open since the maiden series of this tournament. This venue is also the home to the largest tennis academy in the world. The court of this stadium comes with a retractable roof and a seating capacity of 7,500 spectators.


Prize Money

A total prize money of €439,405 that will be distributed at the end of the tournament to different players of various categories according to their finishing positions.


Past Winners

In 2018, Japanese player Taro Daniel defeated Malek Jaziri of Tunisia by a score of 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 in the finals to grab the title of the singles category. In the doubles category, it was the pair of Dominic Inglot (Great Britain) and Robert Lindstedt (Sweden) that defeated the pair of Ben McLachlan (Japan) and Nicholas Monroe (USA) by 3-6, 6-3, [10-8]


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