Gaston Gaudio from Argentina, last year’s winner of the Generali open, promised to come back to defend his title. He takes part at the Generali open 2006.
“I really resolved to win this tournament and now I really did it. That’s a very special moment for me. I love the atmosphere in Kitzbühel. I feel like home and I will come back next year for sure to defend my title.” With this promise Gaudio Gaston left Kitzbühel in the year 2005, after he had defeated Fernando Verdasco from Spain in an exciting game, 2:6, 6:2, 6:4, 6:4.