The 2012 Bastad Open is one of 41 ATP Tour 250 category tournaments and one of two tournaments held in Sweden each year. The official name of Bastad due to title sponsorship naming rights is the SkiStar Swedish Open. Bastad has the impressive distinction of being voted the best 250 category tournament of the year for 10 straight years from 2002 to 2011!
I encourage you to “Follow” Bastad on Twitter like I do. The official handle is @Swedish_Open and please “Like” the official Facebook page just as I do by pasting: http://www.facebook.com/swedishopen into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.
The 2012 tournament is being held at the Bastad Tennis Stadium in Bastad, Sweden. The court surface is clay and the centre court seating capacity is 4,800. The Bastad men’s tournament was first held in 1948 and is being held for the 65th consecutive year.
This tournament runs from Saturday 7 July to Sunday 15 July. The qualifying singles event was held on Saturday through to Monday 7 to 9 July. The main draw singles event runs from Monday 9 July through to the Men’s Singles Finals day on Sunday 15 July.
The 2011 men’s singles champion was No.1 seed Robin SODERLING who defeated No.2 seed David FERRER in the final 6-2 6-2 to win his 10th ATP singles title and second Bastad title.
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