Medvedev 2019

Medvedev headlines strong field in St Petersburg: All you need to know

Daniil Medvedev headlines a strong field in St Petersburg as he bids to retain his 2019 St Petersburg title, whilst compatriots Andrey Rublev and Karen Khachanov also feature.Β Β 

The 25th edition of the St. Petersburg Open, which has been upgraded to an ATP 500 event in the revised 2020 calendar, will take place from 12th – 18th October 2020.

World No 5 Daniil Medvedev will be looking to retain his St. Petersburg title, whilst Rublev and Khachanov also bid to win their second titles on home soil, after winning the VTB Kremlin Cup in Moscow in 2019 and 2018 respectively.

Whilst Rublev has been in brilliant form so far this year winning three titles, including the Hamburg Open last month, compatriots Medvedev and Khachanov are still searching for their first titles of the season.

Alongside the Russian trio, Canadian pairing Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic, Stan Wawrinka and French Open quarter-finalist Janik Sinner will also feature.

Where is the tournament held?

The tournament is played at the Sibur Arena in St Petersburg.

What dates does the tournament run?

The tournament usually runs from 21st-27th September, though will take place from 12-18th October due to the pandemic.

What court surface is the tournament played on?

The tournament is played on indoor hardcourt.

Ranking Points, Singles:

Winner – 500 points
Finalist – 300 points
Semi-finalist – 180 points
Quarter-finalist –  90 points
Round of 16 – 45 points
Round of 32 – 0 points

Prize Money, Singles

Winner – €92,870

Finalist – €75,005

Semi-finalist – €53,830

Quarter-finalist – € 36,620

Round of 16 – € 28,905

Round of 32 – € 15,970

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