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Tournament history

 

The "Kremlin Cup" is the first International Men’s Professional Tennis Tournament in Russia founded in 1990 by a Swiss businessman Sasson Kakshouri.

Prize money for the period since 1990 to 1993 was 330.000 - 350.000 USD, and since 1994 to 2007 it was 1.100.000 - 1.1125.000 USD. These years "Kremlin Cup" tournament had been repeatedly recognized as the best in organization among ATP Tour Tournaments.

Prize money of ATP Tour Tournament in 2009 counts 1.080.500 USD and Tournament belongs to the category “250” in ATP World Tour calendar.

 

Women's tournament "Kremlin Cup", the successor of "Moscow Ladies Open", was renamed in 1996. "Kremlin Cup" is WTA Tour Tournament with the prize money of 400.000 USD in 1996 and 926.000 USD (in 1997-1998). The next years tournament money prize exceeded 1.000.000 USD and ranked “Tier I” category in Sony Ericsson WTA Tour calendar.

In 2009 the Women's tournament ranks “Premier 600” and has prize money - 1.000.000 USD. 

 

The first-ever combined ATP Tour and WTA Tour Tournaments "Kremlin Cup" - 2000 were played simultaneously indoors in one week. #1 world's ranked player Martina Hingis took place in the "Kremlin Cup" for the first time, Russian player Anna Kournikova was in final. The leading Russian top 10 ATP ranking players Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin were among the participants in the main draw.

In 2001 Evgeny Kafelnikov became a fivehold winner of the Kremlin Cup and broke a record in ATP tournaments' quantity won in a row. For the first time in Kremlin Cup's history 3 Russian tennis players took part in Women's Singles and Doubles finals.

 

In 2003 for the first time in the Kremlin Cup's history the Russian player - Anastasia Myskina won the WTA Tour tournament in singles. Also, three Russian tennis players took part in Women's Doubles Final.

In 2004 for the first time in the Kremlin Cup's history the Russian players won the ATP and WTA Tour tournaments in singles and doubles.

In 2004 for the first time in the Kremlin Cup's history the Russian players won the ATP and WTA Tour tournaments in singles and doubles.

 
Since 2005 to 2008 all the winners of ATP Tour Tournament in singles were Russian players. Igor Andreev won the tournament in 2005, in 2006 and 2007 the winner was Nikolay Davydenko, and in 2008 Igor Kunitsin became the trophy-holder.
 

Lately that victorious tradition has been taken by Russian women as well. Thus, in 2006 Anna Chakvetadze won the Women's singles, in 2007 the winner was Elena Dementieva. In 2008 Vera Zvonareva reached the final but lost to Serbian Helena Jankovic who became No.1 in the world on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Rankings


Winners and finalists of the last Tournaments.

 

Year
Event
Winner
Finalist
Draw

1990

Men's Singles

A. Cherkasov (Russia)

T. Mayotte (USA)


1991

Men's Singles

A. Cherkasov (Russia)

J. Hlasek (Switzerland)


1992

Men's Singles

M. Rosset (Switzerland)

C.-U. Steeb (Germany)


1993

Men's Singles

M. Rosset (Switzerland)

P. Kuhnen (Germany)


1994

Men's Singles

A. Volkov (Russia)

C. Adams (USA)


1995

Men's Singles

C.-U. Steeb (Germany)

D. Vacek (Czech Republic)


1996

Men's Singles

G. Ivanisevic (Croatia)

E. Kafelnikov (Russia)


Women's Singles

K. Martines (Spain)

B. Paulus (Germany)


1997

Men's Singles

E. Kafelnikov (Russia)

P. Korda (Czech Republic)


Women's Singles

I. Novotna (Czech Republic)

A. Sugiyama (Japan)


1998

Men's Singles

E. Kafelnikov (Russia)

G. Ivanisevic (Croatia)


Women's Singles

M. Pierce (France)

M. Seles (USA)


1999

Men's Singles

E. Kafelnikov (Russia)

B. Black (Zimbabwe)


Women's Singles

N. Tauziat (France)

B. Schett (Austria)


2000

Men's Singles

E. Kafelnikov (Russia)

D. Prinosil (Germany)

>>>

Men's Doubles

J. Bjorkman / D. Prinosil

I. Novak / D. Rikl

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Women's Singles

M.Hingis (Switzerland)

A.Kournikova (Russia)

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Women's Doubles

Halard-Decugis J. and Sugiyama A.

Hingis M. and Kournikova A.

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2001

Men's Singles

E. Kafelnikov (Russia)

N. Kiefer (Germany)

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Men's Doubles

Mirniy M. and Stolle S

Tarango D. and Bhipathi M.

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Women's Singles

E.Dokic (Australia)

E.Dementieva (Russia)

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Women's Doubles

Hingis M. and Kournikova A.

Dementieva E. and Krasnorutskaya L.

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2002

Men's Singles

P.-H. Mathieu (France)

S. Schalken (Netherlands)

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Men's Doubles

Mirniy M. and Federer R.

Eagle J. and Stolle S

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Women's Singles

М. Maleeva (Bulgaria)

L. Davenport (USA)

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Women's Doubles

Dementieva E. and Khusarova J.

Dokic E. and Petrova N.

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2003

Men's Singles

T. Dent (USA)

S. Sargsian (Armenia)

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Men's Doubles

Mirniy M. and Bhupathi M.

Black W. and Ullyett K.

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Women's Singles

A. Myskina (Russia)

A. Mauresmo (France)

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Women's Doubles

Petrova N. and Shaughnessy M.

Myskina A. and Zvonareva V.

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2004

Men's Singles

N. Davydenko (Russia)

G. Rusedski (Great Britain)

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Men's Doubles

N.Davydenko and I. Andreev

Bhipathi M. (

and J. Bjorkman

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Women's Singles

A. Myskina (Russia)

Dementieva E. (RUS)

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Women's Doubles

Myskina A. and Zvonareva V.

V. Ruano Pascual (and P. Suarez

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2005

Men's Singles

I. Andreev (Russia)

N. Kiefer (Germany)

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Men's Doubles

Mirniy M. and Youzhny M.

Andreev I. and Davydenko N.

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Women's Singles

PierceM. (France)

Schiavone F. (Italy)

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Women's Doubles

Raymond L. and Stosour S.

Black C. and Stabs R.

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2006

Men's Singles

N. Davydenko (Russia)

M. Safin (Russia)

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Men's Doubles

Santoro F. and Zimonjic N.

Cermak F. and Levinski J.

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Women's Singles

Chakvetadze A (Russia)

Petrova N. (Russia)

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Women's Doubles

Peske K. and Schiavone F.

Benesova I. and Voskoboeva G.

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2007

Men's Singles

N. Davydenko (Russia)

P.-H. Mathieu (Франция)

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Men's Doubles

Safin M. and Tursunov D.

Cibulec T. and Zovko L.

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Women's Singles

Dementieva E. (RUS)

Williams S.(USA)

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Women's Doubles

Black C. and Huber L.

Azarenka V. and Pouchek T.

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2008

Men's Singles

I. Kunitsyn (Russia) M. Safin (Russia) >>>

Men's Doubles

S. Stakhovsky / P. Starace S. Huss / R. Hutchins >>>

Women's Singles

E. Jankovic (Serbia) V. Zvonareva (Russia) >>>

Women's Doubles

N. Petrova / K. Srebotnik

Black C. / Huber L.

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2009

Men's Singles

M. Youzhny (Russia) J. Tipsarevic (Serbia) >>>

Men's Doubles

P. Cuevas / M. Granollers F. Cermak / M. Mertinak
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Women's Singles

F. Schiavone (Italia) O. Govortsova (Belarus) >>>

Women's Doubles

N. Petrova / M. Kirilenko

Kondratieva M. / Zakopalova K.

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2010

Men's Singles

Troicki V.(SRB)

Baghdatis M. (CYP)

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Men's Doubles

Kunitsyn I./Tursunov D. Tipsarevic J./Troicki V. >>>

Women's Singles

Azarenka V. (BLR) Kirilenko M. (RUS) >>>

Women's Doubles

Dulko G./Pennetta F. Errani S./Martinez Sanchez M. >>>

 

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