ATP World Tour Returns To Munich In 99 Days

BMW Open Centre Court (photo: Hasenkopf/MMP)

MUNICH, January 15, 2016

In 99 days the ATP World Tour returns to Munich for the BMW Open by FWU AG. The qualification will start on 23 April, the singles and doubles finals will be played on 1 May. This year’s edition has a record total prize money of more than €520,000. As in the past, the singles champion will receive a brand new BMW as well as an original Lederhose to experience traditional Bavarian lifestyle.

Last year, it was Andy Murray claiming his first ever clay court title in a high-class final against Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Andy Murray during last year's BMW Open (photo: Philippe Ruiz)

Andy Murray during last year’s BMW Open (photo: Philippe Ruiz)

In 2016 the tournament wants continue its way to present a mixture of international top-players and youngsters. Tournament director Patrik Kühnen is currently in Melbourne to hold talks with players and their managements at the Australian Open.

“In down under, we would like to attract players for the BMW Open by FWU AG 2016,” he tells. “The goal is to present an even field with international and national players, combined with some of the tour’s young guns,” Kühnen adds.

 World number 25 Robeto Bautista-Agut has already booked his place for the event. The commitment of the Atlanticlux brand ambassodor was announced last year ahead of Christmas. He came to the venue of the MTTC Iphitos to talk to the media and hit a few balls with Fabio Fognini. 

Tickets can be bought via the official website.