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Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart

Dates
18 April - 26 April 2020, Porsche Arena, Stuttgart

Organiser
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft, Stuttgart

Tournament Director
Markus Günthardt

Operating Tournament Director
Anke Huber

Press
Markus Rothermel
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
Sport Communication
Porscheplatz 1
70435 Stuttgart 

Claus-Peter Andorka
Mobil: +49 (0)172-6911-517
E-Mail: cpa.sports@t-online.de

During the tournament Claus-Peter Andorka will be your on-site contact person in the Press Centre in the Porsche Arena.

Competing Players
32 in singles qualifying, 28 in singles main draw, 16 main draw doubles pairs

Tickets
Tickets are available via the Easy Ticket service – either by phone on +49 711-2555-555 or the Internet at www.easyticket.de and and from all the reputed ticket agencies.

Main Prize
The singles winner will receive the prize money and the prize car.

Status Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix is a WTA Premier 700 tournament. Since moving to the Porsche Arena in 2006, the players voted it nine times (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017) as their favourite tournament worldwide in its category.

Porsche Press Database
The database provides texts, tournament updates, background information and images free of charge.
http://presse.porsche.de/tennis

A Look Back

2019 singles finals
Petra Kvitova (CZE) - Anett Kontaveit (EST) 6-3, 7-6(2)

2019 doubles finals
Mona Barthel (GER) / Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) -  Lucie Safarova (CZE) / Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 2-6, 6-3, 10-6

Spectators in 2018
32,500 spectators experienced the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix live in the Porsche Arena.

First Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
First played in 1978, it is therefore Europe’s oldest women’s indoor tournament. The first winner was the American Tracy Austin, who went on to win the next three Grand Prix.

The Most Successful
Martina Navratilova (USA), six wins; Tracy Austin (USA) and Martina Hingis (SUI), four wins each; Lindsay Davenport (USA) and Maria Sharapova (RUS) three wins; Anke Huber (GER), Kim Clijsters (BEL), Justine Henin (BEL) and Angelique Kerber (GER) two wins each.

Men’s Grand Prix
The only Porsche Tennis Grand Prix for men was held in 1979. Two Porsche Grand Prix took place in that year. For the record: the Pole Wojtek Fibak beat the Argentine Guillermo Vilas in the final and won a Porsche 928.

Internet
porsche-tennis.de
facebook.com/PorscheTennisGrandPrix
youtube.de/porschetennis
twitter.com/PorscheTennis
instagram.com/porschetennis

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