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Erste Bank Open Tennis 2018


2018 Erste Bank Open Tennis Facts

Date October 22 – October 28
Edition 44th
Category ATP World Tour Series
Draw 32S/16D
Prize money €2,035,415
Surface Hard
Location Vienna, Austria
Venue Wiener Stadthalle

Champions

  • Singles
    South Africa Kevin Anderson
  • Doubles
    United Kingdom Joe Salisbury / United Kingdom Neal Skupski

Erste Bank Open Tennis Facts

Founded 1974; 44 years ago
Location Vienna
Austria
Venue Wiener Stadthalle
Category ATP World Series
(1990–1996)
ATP Championship Series
(1996–1997)
ATP International Series Gold
(1998–2008)
ATP World Tour 250 series
(2009–2014)
ATP World Tour series
(since 2015)
Surface Carpet – indoors (1976–99)
Hard – indoors (since 2000)
Draw 32S / 16Q / 16D
Prize money €2,621,850 (2017)

Prize Money

Points

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Singles 500 300 180 90 45 0 20 10 0
Doubles 0 N/A 45 25 0

Total Prize Money: 20.4 lakhs EUR

Schedule

2018 Erste Bank Open starts from October 22 – October 28, 2018 at Wiener Stadthalle

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
AUT Dominic Thiem 7 1
RSA Kevin Anderson 8 2
BUL Grigor Dimitrov 9 3
USA John Isner 10 4
JPN Kei Nishikori 11 5
CRO Borna Ćorić 13 6
ITA Fabio Fognini 14 7
GBR Kyle Edmund 15 8

Wildcards

  • Félix Auger-Aliassime
  • Jürgen Melzer
  • Dennis Novak

Special exempt:

Gaël Monfils

Qualifying draw:

  • Ruben Bemelmans
  • Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  • Denis Kudla
  • Mikhail Kukushkin

Lucky losers:

  • Cameron Norrie
  • Andrey Rublev

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Pablo Carreño Busta → replaced by Frances Tiafoe
  • Chung Hyeon → replaced by Andrey Rublev
  • Richard Gasquet → replaced by Cameron Norrie
  • Nick Kyrgios → replaced by Nikoloz Basilashvili

During the tournament

Jürgen Melzer

Retirements

  • Borna Ćorić
  • Gaël Monfils

Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
AUT Oliver Marach CRO Mate Pavić 5 1
POL Łukasz Kubot BRA Marcelo Melo 8 2
COL Juan Sebastián Cabal COL Robert Farah 15 3
GBR Jamie Murray BRA Bruno Soares 19 4

Wildcards

  • Jürgen Melzer / Philipp Oswald
  • Lucas Miedler / Dennis Novak

Qualifying draw:

  • Denys Molchanov / Igor Zelenay

Lucky losers:

  • James Cerretani / Denis Kudla
  • Andreas Mies / Hans Podlipnik Castillo

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • John Isner
  • Jürgen Melzer

Draws

Erste Bank Open Tennis Results 2018

Past Champions

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Jürgen Melzer (2) Andreas Haider-Maurer 6–7(10–12), 7–6(7–4), 6–4
2011 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Juan Martín del Potro 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–4
2012 Juan Martín del Potro Grega Žemlja 7–5, 6–3
2013 Tommy Haas (2) Robin Haase 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
2014 Andy Murray David Ferrer 5–7, 6–2, 7–5
2015 David Ferrer Steve Johnson 4–6, 6–4, 7–5
2016 Andy Murray (2) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
2017 Lucas Pouille Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6–1, 6–4
2018 Kevin Anderson Kei Nishikori 6–3, 7–6(7–3)

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Daniel Nestor (2)
Nenad Zimonjić (2)
Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
7–5, 3–6, [10–5]
2011 Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Max Mirny
Daniel Nestor
7–6(12–10), 6–3
2012 Andre Begemann
Martin Emmrich
Julian Knowle
Filip Polášek
6–4, 3–6, [10–4]
2013 Florin Mergea
Lukáš Rosol
Julian Knowle
Daniel Nestor
7–5, 6–4
2014 Jürgen Melzer
Philipp Petzschner
Andre Begemann
Julian Knowle
7–6(8–6), 4–6, [10–7]
2015 Łukasz Kubot (2)
Marcelo Melo
Jamie Murray
John Peers
4–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–6]
2016 Łukasz Kubot (3)
Marcelo Melo (2)
Oliver Marach
Fabrice Martin
4–6, 6–3, [13–11]
2017 Rohan Bopanna
Pablo Cuevas
Marcelo Demoliner
Sam Querrey
7–6(9–7), 6–7(4–7), [11–9]