I've always wanted to play Stuttgart, but it was always the wrong time after Wimbledon.
Now that they've moved dates, the chance to play the Mercedes Cup is very exciting - I can't wait" said Federer The seven-time Wimbledon Champion is a huge fan of the new, extended three-week grass run-up to the Grand Slam: "It's genius to have an extra week, It doesn't sound like much, but for us players it's a lot. To play another tournament on grass is great for me.
The Stuttgart Open has always been played outdoors, while the Eurocard Open was a tournament that was played indoors in Stuttgart from 1988–2001, with the exception of 1995 when it was played in Essen.
The Eurocard Open was also the eighth Super 9 event on the ATP Tour from 1995–2001.
Thomas Muster of Austria won the title twice in consecutive years (19).Roger Federer has signed a deal to compete in Stuttgart for 20.HELP: You are on ATP Stuttgart scores page in Tennis/ATP - Singles section.Federer said that a two-year appearance agreement is exactly what he was looking for. That also gives tournaments something they can look forward to.I know my schedule, this is a week which won't change.
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This tournament is famous for awarding the title winner with a Mercedes car, in addition to the prize money.The Stuttgart Open should not be confused with the Eurocard Open.Jens Thiemer, VP Marketing Mercedes-Benz Cars, said: "The participation of Mercedes-Benz ambassador Roger Federer at the Mercedes Cup in 2016 is a very big win for the Weissenhof - especially in the 100th anniversary of its existence.This again shows the enormous appeal of the Stuttgart tournament's switch to grass last year.This year, he also won the Fan Favourite Award for the 13th time in a row as voted by fans on ATPWorld
Since 2003, Federer won 31 ATP World Tour Awards - also a record!The Mercedes Cup serves players as a first-class preparation for Wimbledon."Federer has broken one record after another in the course of his impressive career: "King Roger" has won 17 Grand Slam titles on all surfaces (7 Wimbledon, 5 US Open, 4 Australian Open, 1 French Open) and lead the World No. The 88-times ATP tournament winner has won the "Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award" as voted by his professional peers 11 times.I can manage my energy and schedule, It's all about winning titles."The city of Stuttgart is excited to have one of the best to ever play the game starting his grass-court season at the TC Weissenhof on perfect courts that have been built in cooperation with Wimbledon groundsmen."With the appearance of Roger Federer in the next two years, we will expand into new dimensions with the Mercedes Cup.He shaped the sport of tennis like no other player on the international circuit.