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Vienna Open 2020: Dominic Thiem and Novak Djokovic face tough start in strong field

The 46th edition of the Vienna Open will run from 26th October – 1st November, with Dominic Thiem hoping to to retain his Erste Bank Open title on his return to home soil.

World No 1 and 2007 Vienna Open Champion Novak Djokovic faces a tough test in his opening round match against compatriot Filip Krajinovic, whilst Dominic Thiem has also been handed a difficult draw, facing 2018 finalist Kei Nishikori.

World No 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas is also in action as he takes on German Jan-Lennard Struff in his opener, with Russian No 1 Daniil Medvedev up hoping to maintain his perfect record against Alex De Minaur as he bids to win his first title of the year.

British No 1 Daniel Evans will feature in Vienna, whilst Kyle Edmund will need to progress through qualifying to reach the first round.

Where is the tournament held?

The ATP 500 Erste Bank Open is played at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna and has been held at this venue since its introduction in 1974.

What dates does the tournament run?

26th October – 1st November 2020.

What court surface is the tournament played on?

The tournament is played on indoor hard-court.

Past champions

Vienna Open past champs

How many players and how many seeds are in the draw?

There are a total of 32 players and 8 seeds in the men’s singles.

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 – €105,240

Finalist – €85,000

Semi-finalist – €61,000

Quarter-finalist – €41,500

Round of 16 – €32,755

Round of 32 – €18,095

Vienna Open 2020

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