Triple Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka is participating in the European Open

30th September 2019

Triple Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka is participating in the European Open

Antwerp, September 27, 2019 – Triple Grand Slam winner and Olympic double champion Stan Wawrinka (ATP-21) confirms his participation in the European Open (ATP 250). The tournament has such an unprecedented strong line-up this year after Andy Murray already confirmed earlier on.

The organization and tournament director Dick Norman are particularly proud to once again be able to bring an absolute winner to the Lotto Arena with the 34-year-old Swiss. “This will be an extremely strong edition, it’s almost unbelievable how many top players will come to Antwerp within 2 weeks!”, Norman says.

Wawrinka, only recently a strong quarterfinalist at the last US Open, won the Australian Open (2014), Roland Garros (2015) and the US Open (2016) during his career. The champion was third in the world ranking in 2014, won 16 ATP titles and, along with Roger Federer, won gold in the doubles at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

It’s very clear: the tournament serves no less than the cream of the crop in its fourth edition. In addition to Wawrinka, Murray and Goffin, six top 20 players (Race to London) signed up, former winners Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet. Therefore, the European Open will undeniably be a unique experience for tennis lovers.

First matches of Andy Murray and David Goffin announced
Public crowd puller Murray will play his first game on Tuesday evening, inviting the public to an atmospheric British night. The Belgian number 1, David Goffin, plays his first round on Thursday.

Perscontact : press@europeanopen.be – Christine Vanormelingen

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