bet-at-home Open 2015

Clay Court King, Nadal, triumphes at Hamburg Rothenbaum

Thrilling finale at the bet-at-home Open 2015

“What an awesome match!” After 2 hours and 34 minutes, Tournament Director, Michael Stich had wrapped up what it all boiled down to. For, what Rafael Nadal and Fabio Fognini celebrated on the “Centre Court of the World” today was amazingly high-quality. In the end, the score read 7-5,7-5 for the Spanish super star, who was given standing ovations and the La Ola (Mexican) wave by the crowd.

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ATP Highlights

Sunday, August 02, 2015


Two smooth semi-final rides


Yesterday, the spectators were only to enjoy 2 hrs and 43 minutes of tennis thanks to Rafael Nadal and Fabio Fognini thoroughly swirling up the clay at the bet-at-home Open at Hamburg Rothenbaum.

Rafael Nadal (ESP) – Andreas Seppi (ITA) 6-1, 6-2What a terrific performance by the top favourite. Everything just worked out for Nadal and, as in the quarter final match against Cuevas, especially his...

Six sets for a Halleluja


This surely has never happened before: in the quarters on Friday, a total of six sets sufficed to determine the four semi-finalists. Among them, the seeded players Rafael Nadal (seeded number six), Andreas Seppi (number four), as well as Fabio Fognini (number eight), who are joined by the French qualifier, Lucas Pouille.Rafael Nadal (SPA) – Pablo Cuevas (URU) 6:3, 6:2It is still said that Rafa...

Favourites do not show any weakness


It was a long day. A very long day. It was already 9 p.m. when Simone Bolelli finally cheered about making it to the quarters. And, before him, Rafael Nadal also took his time before he could clench his fist.In the duel of lefties, Rafael Nadal encountered the young Czech player, Jiri Vesely. The beginning of the match was rather curios since both players had quite some difficulties on their own...

Elimination of Favourites at Hamburg Rothenbaum


Five singles matches – three top seeded players fail! On Wednesday, the number two, the number three and the number six seed were knocked out of the competition at the bet-at-home Open 2015 – three surprises that caused a real sensation.The encounter between Tommy Robredo and Benoit Paire was surely the most spectacular match of the day. It had merely been last Sunday that the Spaniard, seeded...

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