As the Vienna Open (currently sponsored by Erste Bank and called the Erste Bank Open)- the biggest tennis tournament in Austria quickly approaches, let’s run you down everything we know about the event.
Erste Bank Open Tennis Tournament
The Erste Bank Open, also known Vienne Open, is an annual men’s indoor hardcourt tournament. The tournament is of the ATP500 category and will be held at the Wiener Stadthalle. This year will mark its 49th edition. It is easily the biggest tennis competition held in Austria so all eyes are set on the latest edition of the Vienna Open. The tournament is called the Erste Bank Open due to its title sponsor Erste- one of the largest financial service providers in Central and Eastern Europe.
|€2,409,835 (total commitment €2,559,790)
|32 Singles, 16 Doubles
ATP Erste Bank Open 2023 Results
In the singles, Jannik Sinner wins the ATP tournament in Vienna. The Italian, seeded number 2 and fourth player in the world, in the final today 29 October 2023 beats the Russian Daniil Medvedev, seeded number 1, 7-6 (9-7), 4-6, 6-3 in 3h05′. The 22-year-old from South Tyrol wins his fourth title of the season and the tenth of his career.
While in the doubles, Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury won final battle against Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow 6-4, 5-7, 12-10 at the ATP 500 event. Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury clinched their third tour-level title of the season.
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Vienna Open 2022 Champions
In singles, Deniil Medvedev wins singles championship. Russian star faced Canadian star Denis Shapovalov in final and defeated him in final set (4-6, 6-3, 6-2).
While in doubles championship, Austrian pair Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler defeated Santiago González of Mexico and Andrés Molteni of Argentina. They won the championship match in straight sets (6-3, 7-6).
Erste Bank Open History and Winners
This event is the 49th iteration of the Vienna Open that itself has seen many changes throughout its years as part of the ATP Tour. At its inception in 1974, the tournament was part of the Grand Prix Circuit. After the ATP Tour rose to prominence, it was originally an ATP 250 event before it was upgraded to ATP500, changed back to a 250 event, and then reverted back to an ATP500 tournament.
Some notable past champions include Brian Gottfried and Lucasz Kubot who hold the record for most wins at 4 each in the singles and doubles categories respectively. Listed below are the winners across the last 5 years. Dominic Thiem, the 2019 champion is among the only 3 Austrian players that have won the singles title.
|Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury
|Alexander Erler / LucasMiedler
|Juan Sebastian Cabal / Robert Farah
|Lukasv Kubot / Marcelo Melo
|Joe Salisbury / Rajeev Ram
|Joe Salisbury / Neal Skupski
|Rohan Bopanna / Pablo Cuevas
Erste Bank Open 2022 Prize Money and Points
This year a total financial commitment of €2,559,790 for the tournament, out of which €2,409,835 are allotted as prize money. This total is an improvement compared to the 2022 prize fund which sat at €2,349,180. Note that all the values are in euros.
|Singles Prize Money
|Doubles Prize Money
Erste Bank Open Draws
The event had 32 singles and 16 doubles draws that released as the event progresses.
ATP Erste Bank Open Dates and Schedule
The tournament main draw held from the 23rd to 29th of October. The qualifying rounds conducted on the 2 days before the main draw- the 21st and 22nd.
The schedule listed below may be subject to change and is not the official event layout.
|1st Round and 2nd Round
ATP Erste Bank Open Players List
This year, the Vienna Open will feature many top 10 players, including 2022 champion and former world no. 1, Daniil Medvedev. Although Alexander Zverev will be returning to win title for 2nd time, previous Vienna Open champions Andrey Rublev and Dominic Thiem are participating in the event.
Top Seeds Singles
|Jannik Sinner (champion)
Singles Wild Card Entries
- Sebastian Ofner
- Dominic Thiem
- Gaël Monfils (Protected ranking)
Doubles Top Seeds
|ATP Ranking (Doubles)
|Wesley Koolhof/Neal Skupski
|Rajeev Ram/Joe Salisbury
|Marcelo Arévalo / Jean-Julien Rojer
|Sander Gillé / Joran Vliegen
Erste Bank Open Tickets
The Erste Bank Open tickets are available for purchase from various platforms. The link below will forward you to the page for buying tickets on their official website.