Feliciano Lopez wins 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad

Jul 25, 2016 10:14 IST

Feliciano LopezTop-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain on 24 July 2016 defeated Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-4, 7-5 to win the 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad.

It is Lopez’s first title on clay and his fifth overall.

Who is Feliciano Lopez?

Feliciano Lopez is a professional tennis player on the ATP Tour.

He achieved his career-high singles ranking of world no. 12 in March 2015.

He has appeared in more consecutive majors than anyone, dating back to the 2002 French Open.

In 2005, he was the first male Spanish tennis player to reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon since 1972. He repeated the feat in 2008 and 2011.

He was the winner of the 2004 Vienna Open, the 2010 Johannesburg Open and the Eatsbourne open in 2013 and 2014.

About Swiss Open

The Swiss Open is a tennis tournament held in Gstaad, Switzerland.

It is held since 1915.

The tournament is played on outdoor clay courts.

The 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad was the 49th edition of the Swiss Open, and a part of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the 2016 ATP World Tour.

Austria’s Dominic Thiem was the winner of the 2015 Swiss Open Gstaad.

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