Trophée des Alpilles

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Trophée des Alpilles
Tennisball current event.svg 2016 Trophée des Alpilles
ATP Challenger Tour
Event nameSt. Remy
Location Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
VenueTennis Club de
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Category ATP Challenger Tour
Surface Hard
Draw32S/32Q/16D
Prize money€42,500
Website Website
2006 Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis was the men's singles champion in 2009. Baghdatis 2009 Delray 1.jpg
2006 Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis was the men's singles champion in 2009.

The Trophée des Alpilles is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It is currently part of the ATP Challenger Tour. It is held annually at the Tennis Club de Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, since 2009.

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History

The creation of an ATP Challenger Tour event in the Provence region had been envisioned for several years by several tennis tournaments organisers, as well as former World No. 4, Marseille-born Sébastien Grosjean, before the project came to life during 2008 and 2009 when the Saint-Rémy-de-Provence organisers, sponsored by Grosjean, met with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) to discuss the introduction of such an event in the calendar. [1] [2]

The €42,500 tournament was set in the time slot of the second week of the US Open in September, to allow players eliminated in the qualifications or in the early rounds to compete in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. As a follow-up to the US Open, the event uses the same tennis balls, and outdoor hard courts similar to the ones of the American Grand Slam. [2] For the 2009 inaugural edition, the line up, attracted with the help of Grosjean, included Top 100 players Björn Phau and Adrian Mannarino or former Wimbledon semifinalists Marcos Baghdatis and Xavier Malisse, who both reached the singles final, in which Baghdatis eventually won his second title on the 2009 ATP Challenger Tour. [2]

Past finals

Singles

YearChampionRunner-upScore
2016 Flag of Russia.svg Daniil Medvedev Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Joris De Loore 6–3, 6–3
2015 Flag of Croatia.svg Ivan Dodig Flag of Germany.svg Nils Langer 6–3, 6–2
2014 Flag of France.svg Nicolas Mahut Flag of France.svg Vincent Millot 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 6–3
2013 Flag of France.svg Marc Gicquel Flag of Italy.svg Matteo Viola 6–4, 6–3
2012 Flag of France.svg Josselin Ouanna Flag of Italy.svg Flavio Cipolla 6–4, 7–5
2011 Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin Flag of France.svg Arnaud Clément 6–4, 6–3
2010 Flag of Poland.svg Jerzy Janowicz Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin 3–6, 7–6(10–8), 7–6(8–6)
2009 Flag of Cyprus.svg Marcos Baghdatis Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Xavier Malisse 64, 61

Doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2016 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ken Skupski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Neal Skupski
Flag of Ireland.svg David O'Hare
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Joe Salisbury
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [10–5]
2015 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ken Skupski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Neal Skupski
Flag of Slovakia.svg Andrej Martin
Flag of Slovakia.svg Igor Zelenay
6–4, 6–1
2014 Flag of France.svg Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Flag of Russia.svg Konstantin Kravchuk
Flag of France.svg David Guez
Flag of France.svg Martin Vaïsse
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
2013 Flag of France.svg Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Flag of France.svg Albano Olivetti
Flag of France.svg Marc Gicquel
Flag of France.svg Josselin Ouanna
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [15–13]
2012 Flag of Lithuania.svg Laurynas Grigelis
Flag of Belarus.svg Uladzimir Ignatik
Flag of Spain.svg Jordi Marsé-Vidri
Flag of Spain.svg Carles Poch Gradin
6–7(4–7), 6–3, [10–6]
2011 Flag of France.svg Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin
Flag of France.svg Arnaud Clément
Flag of France.svg Nicolas Renavand
6–0, 4–6, [10–7]
2010 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Gilles Müller
Flag of France.svg Édouard Roger-Vasselin
Flag of Latvia.svg Andis Juška
Flag of Latvia.svg Deniss Pavlovs
6–0, 2–6, [13–11]
2009 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Jiří Krkoška
Flag of Slovakia.svg Lukáš Lacko
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Ruben Bemelmans
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Niels Desein
61, 36, [103]

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