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Tournament Name: ERSTE BANK OPEN
Location: VIENNA, AUSTRIA
Dates: 24-30 OCTOBER 2011
Prize Money: €572,250 (Total Financial Commitment €650,000)
28 DRAW (Q 32)

SITE: WIENER STADTHALLE
VOGELWEIDPLATZ 14
1150 VIENNA
SURFACE: OPTICOURT (SIMILAR TO GREENSET ON WOOD)
BALL: WILSON US OPEN BALL
WEB SITE: www.erstebank-open.com


Qualifying draw: Friday, October 21, 9:00 p.m.
Main draw: Saturday, October 22, 11:00 a.m.
Doubles draw: Saturday, October 22, 6:00 p.m.


ATP Ranking Points
W: 250
F: 150
SF: 90
QF: 45
R16: 20 (Seeds 1-4: 0)
R32: 0
Q: +12
Q8: 6
Q16: 0
Q32: 0

Entry deadline: September 12, 2011
Seeding: October 17, 2011


1 Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried FRA 10
OUT Gasquet, Richard FRA 15
OUT Troicki, Viktor SRB 16
4 Del Potro, Juan Martin ARG 17
5 Melzer, Jurgen AUT 21
6 Chela, Juan Ignacio ARG 24
7 Stepanek, Radek CZE 25
OUT Ferrero, Juan Carlos ESP @26
OUT Lopez, Feliciano ESP 28
OUT Ljubicic, Ivan CRO 29
11 Anderson, Kevin RSA 34
12 Garcia-Lopez, Guillermo ESP 35
13 Davydenko, Nikolay RUS 36
14 Fognini, Fabio ITA 39
15 Haase, Robin NED 42
16 Andujar, Pablo ESP 43
17 Robredo, Tommy ESP 44
18 Nieminen, Jarkko FIN 45
19 Malisse, Xavier BEL 46
20 (SE)
21 (SE)
22 (Q) Haas, Tommy GER
23 (Q) Brands, Daniel GER
24 (Q) Bedene, Aljaz SLO
25 (Q) Darcis, Steve BEL
26 (WC) Fischer, Martin AUT
27 (WC) Muster, Thomas AUT
28 (WC) Thiem, Dominic AUT

Alternates
OUT Cuevas, Pablo URU 53
OUT Nishikori, Kei JPN 55
IN Baghdatis, Marcos CYP 62
IN Sweeting, Ryan USA 64
IN Petzschner, Philipp GER 66
IN Blake, James USA 73
OUT Rochus, Olivier BEL 75
IN Karlovic, Ivo CRO 76
IN Haider-Maurer, Andreas AUT 77
OUT Hanescu, Victor ROU 78
OUT Harrison, Ryan USA 79
IN Ramos, Albert ESP 84
OUT Berrer, Michael GER 85
1. Klizan, Martin SVK 86
2. Bachinger, Matthias GER 88
3. Ilhan, Marsel TUR 89
4. Mahut, Nicolas FRA 90
5. Gimeno-Traver, Daniel ESP 91
6. Volandri, Filippo ITA 92
7. Darcis, Steve BEL 93
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

Allez Gasquet & Tsonga! :yeah:
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

I'd put money on a WC for Muster :lol:
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

:woohoo: Richard in Vienna, too good to be true. And Juanqui, too!
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

Hopefully Petzschner can finally defend his title!
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

Allez Gasquet :rocker2:
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

In Tenisbrasil website, it said that Bellucci was playing here. I wonder if he'll get a WC, but can't really think of a reason for the organizers to give him one...
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List (updated September 13, 2011)

Why the hell is Davydenko playing here?
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated October 18, 2011)

Muster, AHM, who will get the last WC? Almugro, Fiasco or Stan?
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated October 18, 2011)

Muster, AHM, who will get the last WC? Almugro, Fiasco or Stan?
Not sure atm. They also talked to Roddick for example before the entry-deadline, then he didn't enter but the organizers still left this WC open for a top guy who changed his mind (or got more appearance fee ;) ) .
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated October 18, 2011)

The surface will have a new color this year due to sponsor change (it will be blue), and the builder Wolfgang Schneider said it would have the same bounce as a well-kept clay court.
Well, that seems like another of these boring slow hard tourneys. Either clay or fast HC please!
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated October 18, 2011)

Color blue is at least a lot better then the ugly red they had earlier.
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated October 18, 2011)

http://www.tennisnet.com/oesterreic...ngelt-nach-weiterem-Topstar-fuer-Wien/3014733

Tournament director says: "I still have five really good and famous players I only need to phone. They're all waiting and there are another two even better players I'm waiting for."
Even Novak could still take part, considering many Serbs live in Vienna and he may want some match practice before Basel.
 

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Re: Vienna Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated October 18, 2011)

Even Novak could still take part, considering many Serbs live in Vienna and he may want some match practice before Basel.
That would be huge. He has won the tournament a couple of years ago, but I doubt it, Wawrinka is a candidate though, he lost early in Stockholm and has been to Vienna before.
 
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