The BMW Open tennis tournament is an ATP 250 level event on the ATP Tour that is held annually in Munich, Germany and is played on outdoor clay courts at the MTTC Iphitos tennis club near the English Garden in Munich.
The tournament was previously called the Bavarian International Tennis Championships but since 1990 it has been known as the BMW Open.
The tournament is one of the longest-running tennis tournaments in the world with the first tournament being played in 1900.
2023 BMW Open
|Tour Level:||ATP 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Clay|
|Draw Size:||28 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Total Prize Money:||€534,555|
The 2023 BMW Open tennis tournament took place from the 17th to the 23rd of April 2023, with the tournament being played in the same week as the ATP tournaments in Barcelona and Banja Luka and the WTA tournament in Stuttgart.
Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Munich were sold through the official tournament website, with ticket prices starting from €25.
The official entry list for 2023 has now been released and below is a selection of players who played in the ATP Munich tennis tournament in 2023.
The singles entry list included the defending 2022 singles champion Holger Rune and the 2020 US Open singles champion Dominic Thiem.
- Alexander Ritschard
- Alexander Zverev
- Aslan Karatsev
- Botic van de Zandschulp
- Christopher O’Connell
- Constant Lestienne
- Cristian Garin
- Daniel Altmaier
- Dominic Thiem
- Flavio Cobolli
- Holger Rune
- Jan-Lennard Struff
- Jordan Thompson
- Kyle Edmund
- Lorenzo Sonego
- Marc-Andrea Huesler
- Marcos Giron
- Marko Topo
- Marton Fucsovics
- Max Hans Rehberg
- Oscar Otte
- Quentin Halys
- Roberto Carballes Baena
- Sebastian Baez
- Taylor Fritz
- Thiago Monteiro
- Ugo Humbert
- Yannick Hanfmann
Below was the schedule for the 2023 singles competition in Munich with the singles final taking place on Sunday, the 23rd of April 2023.
|Monday, 17 April 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday, 18 April 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday, 19 April 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday, 20 April 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday, 21 April 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday, 22 April 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday, 23 April 2023||Singles Final|
NB: Singles Qualifying will take place on the 15th and 16th of April 2023.
The draws for the 2023 BMW Open tennis tournament were made the week before the start of the tournament and are now available to view on the official ATP Tour website (see links below).
Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Singles Main: View Draw
Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Ranking Points
The total prize money fund for the 2023 tournament in Munich was €562,815, with the prize money and points being split as follows:
The winner of the ATP 250 Singles Event in 2023 won €85,605 (2022: €81,310) and 250 ATP ranking points, with the runner-up winning €49,940 (2022: €47,430) and 150 ATP ranking points.
|Performance||€||ATP Ranking Points|
Men’s Doubles (Per Team)
The winners of the Doubles Event in 2023 won €29,740 (2022: €28,250) and 250 points, with the runner-ups winning €15,910 (2022: €15,110) and 150 points.
|Performance||€||ATP Ranking Points|
ATP Munich Past Winners and Runner Ups
Over the years the tournament has attracted some of the top tennis players in the world with past champions including Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Ivan Lendl, and Roy Emerson.
The current champion in the men’s singles event is Holger Rune who beat Botic van de Zandschulp 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 in the 2023 ATP Munich final.
Gottfried von Cramm, Philipp Kohlschreiber, and Budge Patty jointly hold the record for most singles titles with three each.
The below list of winners and runner-ups in the men’s singles tournament goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Holger Rune||Botic van de Zandschulp||6-4, 1-6, 7-6|
|2022||Holger Rune||Botic van de Zandschulp||3-4 (retired)|
|2021||Nikoloz Basilashvili||Jan-Lennard Struff||6–4, 7–6|
|2019||Cristian Garín||Matteo Berrettini||6–1, 3–6, 7–6|
|2018||Alexander Zverev||Philipp Kohlschreiber||6–3, 6–3|
|2017||Alexander Zverev||Guido Pella||6–4, 6–3|
|2016||Philipp Kohlschreiber||Dominic Thiem||7–6, 4–6, 7–6|
|2015||Andy Murray||Philipp Kohlschreiber||7–6, 5–7, 7–6|
|2014||Martin Kližan||Fabio Fognini||2–6, 6–1, 6–2|
|2013||Tommy Haas||Philipp Kohlschreiber||6–3, 7–6|
|2012||Philipp Kohlschreiber||Marin Cilic||7–6, 6–3|
Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler are the current champions in the doubles event after beating Tim Putz and Kevin Krawietz in the final of the 2023 doubles event 6-3, 6–4.
Wojtek Fibak holds the record for most Doubles titles in the open era with three titles to his name (1975, 1979, 1984).
The below list of winners and runner-ups in the men’s doubles tournament goes back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.
|Year||Winners||Runner Ups||Score in Final|
|2023||Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler||Tim Putz and Kevin Krawietz||6-3, 6–4|
|2022||Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies||David Vega Hernández and Rafael Matos||4-6, 6-4, 10-7|
|2021||Kevin Krawietz and Wesley Koolhof||Sander Gillé and Joran Vliegen||4–6, 6–4, 10–5|
|2020||N/A||N/A||Tournament not held|
|2019||Frederik Nielsen and Tim Pütz||Marcelo Demoliner and Divij Sharan||6–4, 6–2|
|2018||Ivan Dodig and Rajeev Ram||Nikola Mektić and Alexander Peya||6–3, 7–5|
|2017||Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah||Jérémy Chardy and Fabrice Martin||6–3, 6–3|
|2016||Henri Kontinen and John Peers||Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah||6–3, 3–6, 10–7|
|2015||Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares||Alexander Zverev and Mischa Zverev||4–6, 6–1, 10–5|
|2014||Jamie Murray and John Peers||Colin Fleming|
and Ross Hutchins
|2013||Jarkko Nieminen and Dmitry Tursunov||Marcos Baghdatis|
and Eric Butorac
|2012||František Čermák and Filip Polášek||Xavier Malisse|
and Dick Norman