Originally Posted by ZackBusner
Does anybody know that exactly? Somewhere I read, Torsten Popp would get a wild card for "a atp event in germany" - not especially for Hamburg. I think it would indeed make more sense to give the champion a wild card for halle on grass - as the championships are played in carpet and the winner often is someohne as horrible on clay as petzschner is.
I'll give you a breakdown.
German Champion 2005: Torsten Popp
Wildcards 2006: ?
German Champion 2004: Philipp Petschner
Wildcards 2005: Petschner
, Waske, Schüttler, Burgsmüller
German Champion 2003: Maximilian Abel
Wildcards 2004: Abel
, Mayer, Burgsmüller, Haas
German Champion 2002: Markus Hantschk
Wildcards 2003: Hantschk
, Kiefer, Burgsmüller, Waske
German Champion 2001: Christian Vinck
Wildcards 2002: Vinck
, Phau, Burgsmüller, Kohlschreiber
I think it's very likely that Torsten Popp is going to receive a wildcard this year.