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Rotterdam Open Winners List - Arthur Ashe and Roger Federer On Top

  • The Rotterdam Open began in 1972
  • Arthur Ashe won the inaugural tournament and won again in 1975 and 1976
  • Roger Federer won in 2005, 2012 and 2018
  • Five players have won two Rotterdam Open singles titles
  • Andrey Rublev won the tournament in 2021
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Roger Federer won his third Rotterdam Open title in 2018 (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 18 Mar 2021
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Rotterdam Open Winners


The first Rotterdam Open was held in 1972 with Arthur Ashe beating Tom Okker 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

Andrey Rublev s the defending champion after beating Márton Fucsovics 7-6, 6-4 in the 2021 Rotterdam Open Final.

Some of the best players in men's tennis have won the Rotterdam Open including Arthur Ashe, Jimmy Connors, Björn Borg, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker, Lleyton Hewitt, Roger Federer and Andy Murray.

Year
Champions
Country
Runners-up
Country
Score
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2021 Andrey Rublev Russia Márton Fucsovics Hungary 7–6(7–4), 6–4
2020 Gaël Monfils (2) France  Felix Auger-Aliassime Canada  6-2, 6-4
2019 Gaël Monfils France  Stan Wawrinka Switzerland  6-3, 1-6, 6-2
2018 Roger Federer (3) Switzerland  Grigor Dimitrov Bulgaria  6-2, 6-2
2017 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga France  David Goffin Belgium  4-6, 6-4, 6-1
2016 Martin Kližan Slovakia  Gaël Monfils France  6-7(1-7), 6-3, 6-1
2015 Stan Wawrinka Switzerland  Tomáš Berdych Czech Republic  4-6, 6-3, 6-4
2014 Tomáš Berdych Czech Republic  Marin Čilić Croatia  6-4, 6-2
2013 Juan Martín del Potro Argentina  Julien Benneteau France  7-6(7-2), 6-3
2012 Roger Federer (2) Switzerland  Juan Martín del Potro Argentina  6-1, 6-4
2011 Robin Söderling (2) Sweden  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga France  6-3, 3-6, 6-3
2010 Robin Söderling Sweden  Mikhail Youzhny Russia  6-4, 2-0, retired
2009 Andy Murray United Kingdom  Rafael Nadal Spain  6-3, 4-6, 6-0
2008 Michaël Llodra France  Robin Söderling Sweden  6-7(3-7), 6-3, 7-6(7-4)
2007 Mikhail Youzhny Russia  Ivan Ljubičić Croatia  6-2, 6-4
2006 Radek Štěpánek Czech Republic  Christophe Rochus Belgium  6-0, 6-3
2005 Roger Federer Switzerland  Ivan Ljubičić Croatia  5-7, 7-5, 7-6(7-5)
2004 Lleyton Hewitt Australia  Juan Carlos Ferrero Spain  6-7(1-7), 7-5, 6-4
2003 Max Mirnyi Belarus  Raemon Sluiter Netherlands  7-6(7-3), 6-4
2002 Nicolas Escudé (2) France  Tim Henman United Kingdom  3-6, 7-6(9-7), 6-4
2001 Nicolas Escudé France  Roger Federer Switzerland  7-5, 3-6, 7-6(7-5)
2000 Cédric Pioline France  Tim Henman United Kingdom  6-7(3-7), 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
1999 Yevgeny Kafelnikov Russia  Tim Henman United Kingdom  6-2, 7-6(7-3)
1998 Jan Siemerink Netherlands  Thomas Johansson Sweden  7-6(7-2), 6-2
1997 Richard Krajicek (2) Netherlands  Daniel Vacek Czech Republic  7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-5)
1996 Goran Ivanišević Croatia  Yevgeny Kafelnikov Russia  6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1995 Richard Krajicek Netherlands  Paul Haarhuis Netherlands  7-6(7-5), 6-4
1994 Michael Stich Germany  Wayne Ferreira South Africa  4-6, 6-3, 6-0
1993 Anders Järryd Sweden  Karel Nováček Czech Republic  6-3, 7-5
1992 Boris Becker Germany  Alexander Volkov Russia  7-6(11-9), 4-6, 6-2
1991 Omar Camporese Italy  Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia  3-6, 7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-4)
1990 Brad Gilbert United States  Jonas Svensson Sweden  6-1, 6-3
1989 Jakob Hlasek Switzerland  Anders Järryd Sweden  6-1, 7-5
1988 Stefan Edberg (2) Sweden  Miloslav Mečíř Czechoslovakia  7-6, 6-2
1987 Stefan Edberg Sweden  John McEnroe United States 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
1986 Joakim Nyström Sweden  Anders Järryd Sweden  6-0, 6-3
1985 Miloslav Mečíř Czechoslovakia  Jakob Hlasek Switzerland  6-1, 6-2
1983 Gene Mayer United States  Guillermo Vilas Argentina  6-1, 7-6
1982 Guillermo Vilas Argentina  Jimmy Connors United States 0-6, 6-2, 6-4
1981 Jimmy Connors (2) United States Gene Mayer United States 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
1980 Heinz Günthardt Switzerland  Gene Mayer United States 6-2, 6-4
1979 Björn Borg Sweden  John McEnroe United States 6-4, 6-2
1978 Jimmy Connors United States Raúl Ramírez Mexico  7-5, 7-5
1977 Dick Stockton United States Ilie Năstase Romania  2-6, 6-3, 6-3
1976 Arthur Ashe (3) United States Robert Lutz United States 6-3, 6-3
1975 Arthur Ashe (2) United States Tom Okker Netherlands  3-6, 6-2, 6-4
1974 Tom Okker Netherlands  Tom Gorman United States 3-6, 7-6(7-2), 6-1
1972 Arthur Ashe United States Tom Okker Netherlands  3-6, 6-2, 6-1

Multiple Winners


Arthur Ashe and Roger Federer hold the record for most Rotterdam Open singles titles with three each. 

Jimmy Connors, Stefan Edberg, Nicolas Escudé, Robin Söderling and Gaël Monfils have all won two titles.

Player
Wins
Years
Roger Federer32005, 2012, 2018
Arthur Ashe31972, 1975, 1976
Gaël Monfils22019, 2020
Robin Söderling22010, 2011
Nicolas Escudé22001, 2002
Stefan Edberg21986, 1987
Jimmy Connors21978, 1981

History


The first Rotterdam Open tennis tournament was held in 1972 and was won by Arthur Ashe. Ashe went on to win three titles.

The Rotterdam Open was an event on the World Championship Tennis circuit and became part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit in 1978. Since 1990 the tournament has been part of the ATP Tour.

In 1984 the final between Ivan Lendl and Jimmy Connors was interrupted in the 2nd set due to a bomb alarm. The match was not finished with Lendl not prepared to continue the match.

Roger Federer accepted a wildcard into the event in 2018 after a five-year absence. He beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in the final to claim his third singles title.

Rotterdam Open Winners FAQ

When did the Rotterdam Open start?

The Rotterdam Open began in 1972.

Who won the first Rotterdam Open?

Arthur Ashe won the inaugural Rotterdam Open in 1972, beating Tom Okker 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

Who has won the most Rotterdam Opens?

Arthur Ashe and Roger Federer have won the most Rotterdam Open singles titles with three each.

Who won the 2021 Rotterdam Open?

Andrey Rublev won the 2021 Rotterdam Open, beating Márton Fucsovics 7-6 6-4 in the final.

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