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Stuttgart WTA Open 2019

20 Apr 2019 - 28 Apr 2019

The Stuttgart Open is a professional men's tournament which is a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series tennis tournament on the ATP Tour. The tournament is primarily sponsored by Mercedes Benz, so, is also known as the Mercedes Cup. The matches of this tournament are played on the grass courts since 2015. The 2019 edition of the Stuttgart Open will take place from June 8 to June 16.


History

The inaugural edition of the tournament was played in 1916. Between 1970 and 1989, the Stuttgart Open was a part of the Grand Prix Tennis Circuit after which it was an ATP Championship Series till 1999. After that, it has been kept on demoted to ATP International Series status to ATP World Tour 250 series status, which is now its current status as well.


Venue

From 1916 to 2014, the matches of the Stuttgart Open were played at clay courts and in 2015, it was decided that now the matches will take place at the grass courts. But, the venue of this tournament has always remained the same which is Tennis Club Weissenhof in Stuttgart, Germany. This court was converted from clay to grass post 2014.


Past Winners

In 2018, ace tennis player from Switzerland Roger Federer won the singles title after he crushed the Canadian player Milos Raonic in the finals by a score of 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). On the other hand, the doubles finals was won by the German pair of Philipp Petzschner and Tim Putz against the pair of Robert Lindstedt (Sweden) and Marcin Matkowski (Poland) by 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 to clinch the title in the finals.


Prize Money

A total purse of €729,340 has been announced that will be distributed to the players of the different categories according to their finishing spot at the end of the tournament. Also, apart from the monetary prize, a brand new Mercedes Benz car will also be given to the winner of each category.


Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Anett Kontaveit makes it to the semifinals after Victoria Azarenka retires
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Anett Kontaveit makes it to the semifinals after Victoria Azarenka retires
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Petra Kvitova serves and volleys her way past Greet Minnen
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Petra Kvitova serves and volleys her way past Greet Minnen
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Azarenka overcomes stiff challenge from Zvonareva in straight sets
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Azarenka overcomes stiff challenge from Zvonareva in straight sets
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Bencic slams the door on Minella's winning streak
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Bencic slams the door on Minella's winning streak
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Sevastova edges out Ostapenko with a three-set win
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Sevastova edges out Ostapenko with a three-set win
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2019: Preview and draw analysis
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2019: Preview and draw analysis
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart: Where to watch, Live Stream Details, TV Schedule and more
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart: Where to watch, Live Stream Details, TV Schedule and more
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Pliskova slides into semis in three sets
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Pliskova slides into semis in three sets
Garcia's comeback over Svitolina pays off at Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Garcia's comeback over Svitolina pays off at Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Marketa Vondrousova hands Elina Svitolina pass to quarter-finals
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: Marketa Vondrousova hands Elina Svitolina pass to quarter-finals
Ostapenko wins in straight sets over Diyas at Stuttgart
Ostapenko wins in straight sets over Diyas at Stuttgart
Caroline Garcia upsets Maria Sharapova at Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Caroline Garcia upsets Maria Sharapova at Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Porsche Grand Prix: Kristina Mladenovic halts Maria Sharapova's comeback to reach final
Porsche Grand Prix: Kristina Mladenovic halts Maria Sharapova's comeback to reach final
Maria Sharapova's comeback has put the 'wild' back in wildcards
Maria Sharapova's comeback has put the 'wild' back in wildcards
Porsche Grand Prix: Maria Sharapova makes a winning comeback after 15 months
Porsche Grand Prix: Maria Sharapova makes a winning comeback after 15 months
Maria Sharapova announces return to tennis in clay court season as social media erupts
Maria Sharapova announces return to tennis in clay court season as social media erupts
WTA Stuttgart Open: Angelique Kerber defends title; Martina Hingis-Sania Mirza fall in final
WTA Stuttgart Open: Angelique Kerber defends title; Martina Hingis-Sania Mirza fall in final
WTA Stuttgart: Laura Siegemund shocks Agnieszka Radwanska; to meet Kerber in final
WTA Stuttgart: Laura Siegemund shocks Agnieszka Radwanska; to meet Kerber in final
WTA Stuttgart: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reach final
WTA Stuttgart: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reach final
WTA Stuttgart Open: Petra Kvitova beats Garbine Muguruza, to meet Angelique Kerber in semis
WTA Stuttgart Open: Petra Kvitova beats Garbine Muguruza, to meet Angelique Kerber in semis
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