The Erste Bank Open was voted tournament of the year 2021! The tennis stars in Vienna felt most comfortable of all ATP 500 tournaments in Vienna. The professional support, the popularity of the public and the advantages of the federal capital were the decisive factors for this award. Around 60,000 fans came to the Wiener Stadthalle last October despite the difficult framework conditions. “We are very pleased that the Erste Bank Open was voted ATP 500 tournament of the year for the first time in its long history. This is something very special as this choice is made by the players, ”said tournament director Herwig Straka.
The tennis classic has been held in Vienna since 1974. It is the first award of its kind. It is a great award for the entire team that prepares and implements the event every year with great motivation. We are consistently working on developing and improving the Erste Bank Open with new ideas and innovations – like this year with ‘Tennis 2 Go’ – in order to offer players an extraordinary tournament and fans world-class tennis and entertainment at the highest level can, ”said Straka.