The Gerry Weber Open is Grass court tournament held in Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The tournament is held since 1993 and is played on four outdoor grass courts. Gerry Weber Open is part of the ATP World Tour 250 series. The tournament is used by players in preparation for the Wimbledon tournament later in the month.

The Centre Court also called the Gerry Weber Stadion, has a seating capacity of 12,300 and it also has a retractable roof. The roof can be closed in 88 seconds so that tennis games can be continued with a closed roof when it begins to rain. The stadium is heated and also used for other sport events like handball, basketball, volleyball and boxing and for hosting concerts.

Swiss champion Roger Federer has won the Halle tournament five times (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008). He holds the record for most singles titles at Halle. Federer withdrew from the 2007 and 2009 tournaments, citing fatigue after the French Open.

Gerry Weber Open is part of the ATP World Series (1993-1997), ATP International Series(1998-2008) and ATP World Tour 250 series(2009 onwards).

2013 - Gerry Weber Open 2013
2012 - Gerry Weber Open 2012
2011 - Gerry Weber Open 2011
2010 - Gerry Weber Open 2010

Previous Champions

Mens Singles

YearWinnerFinalistScore
2009Tommy HaasNovak Djokovic6-3, 6-7(4), 6-1
2008Roger FedererPhilipp Kohlschreiber6-3, 6-4
2007Tomas BerdychMarcos Baghdatis7-5, 6-4
2006Roger FedererTomas Berdych6-0, 6-7(4), 6-2
2005Roger FedererMarat Safin6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4
2004Roger FedererMardy Fish6-0, 6-3
2003Roger FedererNicolas Kiefer6-1, 6-3
2002Yevgeny KafelnikovNicolas Kiefer2-6, 6-4, 6-4
2001Thomas JohanssonFabrice Santoro6-3, 6-7(5), 6-2
2000David PrinosilRichard Krajicek6-3, 6-2
1999Nicolas KieferNicklas Kulti6-3, 6-2
1998Yevgeny KafelnikovMagnus Larsson6-4, 6-4
1997Yevgeny KafelnikovPetr Korda7-6(2), 6-7(5), 7-6(7)
1996Nicklas KultiYevgeny Kafelnikov6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4
1995Marc RossetMichael Stich3-6, 7-6(11), 7-6(8)
1994Michael StichMagnus Larsson6-4, 4-6, 6-3
1993Henri LeconteAndrei Medvedev6-2, 6-3

Mens Doubles

YearWinnerFinalistScore
2009Christopher Kas / Philipp KohlschreiberAndreas Beck / Marco Chiudinelli6-3, 6-4
2008Mikhail Youzhny / Michael ZverevLukas Dlouhy / Leander Paes4-6, 6-3, 10-3
2007Simon Aspelin / Julian KnowleFabrice Santoro / Nenad Zimonjic6-4, 7-6(5)
2006Fabrice Santoro / Nenad ZimonjicMichael Kohlmann / Rainer Schuttler6-0, 6-4
2005Roger Federer / Yves AllegroJoachim Johansson / Marat Safin7-5, 6-7(6), 6-3
2004Leander Paes / David RiklTomas Cibulec / Petr Pala6-2, 7-5
2003Jonas Bjorkman / Todd WoodbridgeMartin Damm / Cyril Suk6-3, 6-4
2002David Prinosil / David RiklJonas Bjorkman / Todd Woodbridge4-6, 7-6(5), 7-5
2001Daniel Nestor / Sandon StolleMax Mirnyi / Patrick Rafter6-4, 6-7(5), 6-1
2000Nicklas Kulti / Mikael TillstromMahesh Bhupathi / David Prinosil7-6(4), 7-6(4)
1999Jonas Bjorkman / Patrick RafterPaul Haarhuis / Jared Palmer6-3, 7-5
1998Ellis Ferreira / Rick LeachJohn-Laffnie de Jager / Marc-Kevin Goellner4-6, 6-4, 7-6
1997Karsten Braasch / Michael StichDavid Adams / Marius Barnard7-6, 6-3
1996Byron Black / Grant ConnellYevgeny Kafelnikov / Daniel Vacek6-1, 7-5
1995Jacco Eltingh / Paul HaarhuisYevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Olhovskiy6-2, 3-6, 6-3
1994Olivier Delaitre / Guy ForgetHenri Leconte / Gary Muller6-4, 6-7, 6-4
1993Petr Korda / Cyril SukMike Bauer / Marc-Kevin Goellner7-6, 5-7, 6-3

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