On the ATP World Tour, the series heads to Bastad, Sweden for the SkiStar Swedish Open, a clay court event that starts on the 9th. This event has a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16 and is worth 358, 425 Euros. There are four tournaments starting on the 9th as well, one in Stuttgart, Germany called the Mercedes Cup, along with the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, which happen in Newport, USA, on grass courts, and the ATP Vegeta Croatia Open in Umag on clay courts. The next tournament coming up on the calendar is the bet-at-home Open German Tennis Championships 2012.
This tournament has been voted at the 250 level tournament of the year for ten years in a row, and has been held since 1948. Last Robin Soderling took the title, becoming the first multiple title holder since Magnus Norman in the 2000 edition. The top seed is David Ferrer, with Nicolas Almagro as the second and Albert Ramos as the third. Jarkko Nieminen and Mikhail Kukushkin are fourth and fifth whil Tommy Robredo is the number six seed. Seventh seed is Grigor Dimitrov and Fillippo Volandri is the number eight.
Posted: 11th July 2011
The ATP World Tour holds the SkiStar Swedish Open in Bastad, Sweden this week on Clay Courts with a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16. This is a clay court tournament and an ATP 250 Level event. It happens from July 11th to the 17th. This tournament will be followed by the bet-at-home Open Germany Tennis Championships 2011 in Hamburg, Germany. The tournament in Bastad has been voted the number one ATP 250 tournament eight years in a row, ending in 2009. The first Swedish champion in almost ten years was Robin Soderling when he won the tournament in 2009.
The top seed for this tournament is Robin Soderling, who will attempt to take a second title on this court. Tomas Berdych is second seed and David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro take the third and fourth spots. Tommy Robredo is the fifth seed with Juan Monaco in the sixth slot. The last two seeds for Bastad are Andrey Golubev and Potito Starace. You can watch this tournament in high quality video if you want. All you have to do is sign up at the banners and you'll be watching live high quality streaming video from your computer.
Posted: 12th July 2010
Both the men and the ladies are competing in Bastad, Sweden. For the men it's the SkiStar Swedish Open which will be held from July 12th through the 18th with a singles draw of 28 and a doubles draw of 16. The tournament features a prize purse of € 398,250 and will be played on clay courts as part of the ATP World Tour 250 Level. This tournament can be watched in high quality video right from your computer simply by getting your membership to watchlivetennis. You'll love getting up and close and personal with the action.
This is the eighth year in a row that Bastad has been chosen by the players themselves as the ATP World Tour 250 Tournament of the Year. This event's history goes all the way back to 1948 and just last year, Robin Soderling made history by being the first Swede to win the tournament in almost ten years. Let's take a look at who's playing in the SkiStar Swedish Open from the ATP World Tour. In the top spot we have our defending champion, Robin Soderling, having defeated Juan Monaco last year in the final in straight sets.
The second seed is Fernando Verdasco, number nine in the world right now and hoping to add another clay court title to his Barcelona win, with David Ferrer as third. Fernando Gonzalez is the fourth seed, and Nicolas Almagro takes the fifth spot. Sixth and seventh are Tommy Robredo and Pablo Cuevas with Paul Henri Mathieu as the eighth seed. Get your membership now to watch this tournament in high quality video right from your computer via your internet connection. You'll watch all the action as it happens. Click the banners on this page now.
Tags: ATP World Tour, Bastad, David Ferrer, Nicolas Almagro, Albert Ramos, Robin Soderling, Tomas Berdych, Fernando Gonzalez
Posted: 9th July 2012
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