Mercedes Cup (Tennis): Schedule, Location, Prize Money, Players, Statistics, Preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 | 0

The name Mercedes Cup almost feels like it’s a racing tournament or something close to that. But, it’s one of the world’s most watched tennis tournaments in reality. Players such as Clay court king Nadal takes part here and there are countless other superstars playing to win 250 points from this tournament.

Mercedes Cup

Below is the necessary information needed to know about this tournament.

2015 Mercedes Cup –

Date – 8th June – June 14 2015

Edition – 38th

Category – APT World Tour 250 Series

Surface – Grass

Location – Stuttgart, Germany

Draw Size – S-28-D-16

Prize Money – 574,965 €

Total Financial Commitment – 642,070 €


Singles Entrants –

We still don’t have enough information about the doubles entrants but most of the players who will play singles have been decided and here is the list of those players –

Seeds –

Seed Rank Player Country
1 7 Rafael Nadal ESP
2 10 Marin Cilic CRO
3 12 Feliciano Lopez ESP
4 14 Gael Monfils FRA
5 26 Bernard Tomic AUS
6 28 Philipp Kohlschreiber GER
7 31 Dominic Thiem AUT
8 33 Viktor Troicki SRB


Other entrants –

The following player received wildcards into the singles main draw –

  • Thanasi Kokkinakis
  • TBD
  • TBD

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw –

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

As this is a 250 tournament, it means that the winner gets to have 250 points. However almost all the round 16 players gets to have some points. Here is the list of prize money and points given to the players for achieving certain position.

Prize Money / Points (Singles) –

Position Prize Money Points
W 104,600 250
F 55,080 150
SF 29,835 90
QF 17,000 45
R16 10,015 20
R28 5,935 0


Prize Money / Points (Doubles) –

Position Prize Points
W 31,770 250
F 16,700 150
SF 9,050 90
QF 5,180 45
R16 3,030 0


Any real tennis fan now would be dying to know what happened last year. Who won? When was it held? To answer such question, we gathered some information about last year’s tournament and these information’s are given below –

2014 Mercedes Cup –

Date – 7th July – 13th July 2014

Edition – 37th

Type – ATP World Tour 250 Series

Surface – Clay

Location – Stuttgart, Germany

Champions –

  • Singles – Roberto Bautista Agut
  • Doubles – Mateusz Kowalczyk, ArtemSitak

This was our attempt of gathering all the useful information about this tournament and get them all to gather so any tennis fan can have easy time getting through this. But if we missed something that you may need to know then just leave a comment for us, so we can reply you later.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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