PEKAO Szczecin Open 2015. A record-breaking turnout and a grade “5”!
The 23rd ATP Challenger Series the Pekao Szczecin Open (prize money EUR 106, 500) – the largest and oldest tennis event in Poland – has come to an end.
This year’s winner is Jan-Lennard Struff from Germany. In the final, he defeated Ukraine’s Artem Smirnov 6-4, 6-3. The match clocked in at nearly an hour and a half.
This year’s event saw a record-breaking turnout, with 21,000 people coming to the courts at Al. Wojska Polskiego 127. Moreover, we received the highest rating of “5” in the report by the Supervisor Hans-Jürgen Ochs.
The Pekao Szczecin Open is well known for being an excellently organised event. It lived up to this reputation again this year. The way everyone involved is treated, and the very nature of the venue, make it a real pleasure to work at this tournament. With many attractions on and off court, the week in Szczecin was a great experience. The players were very satisfied with the organisation and the level of competition. What makes Pekao Szczecin Open stand out is also the organiser’s great care for minute details to ensure top-quality sporting experience. The new turnout record shows how much this event is important to Szczecin. There are plans to extensively upgrade the existing venue for next year’s event. This means the organisers are not resting on their laurels and are working hard to make this tennis tournament even better. Thank you, Szczecin, for your hospitality, and congratulations on this successful event.