Shapovalov, Felix Lead Sofia Field; All You Need To Know

  • Posted: Nov 06, 2020

The Sofia Open has crowned four different champions since its first edition in 2016. Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime will be among the players looking to continue the trend as they vie for the last ATP title of the regular season.

The #NextGenATP Canadians are the top two seeds at the ATP 250 tournament. Shapovalov, 21, broke into the Top 10 in September following his runs to the US Open quarter-finals and Rome semi-finals. Meanwhile, the 20-year-old Auger-Aliassime recently reached his sixth tour-level final in October in Cologne. 

Alex de Minaur and Jan-Lennard Struff also have first-round byes as the third and fourth seeds. Other contenders in Sofia include 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic, reigning Next Gen ATP Finals champion Jannik Sinner and recent Nur-Sultan titlist John Millman.

Here’s all you need to know about the Sofia tennis tournament: what is the schedule, where to watch, who has won and more. 

Established: 2016

Tournament Dates: 8-14 November 2020 

Tournament Director: Goran Djokovic

Draw Ceremony: Friday, 6 November 2020

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Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: Saturday at 12 pm; Sunday at 1pm
* Main draw: Sunday, 8 November – Saturday, 14 November at 12pm and 6pm
* Doubles final: Saturday, 14 November not before 3pm
* Singles final: Saturday, 14 November at 12pm

How To Watch
Watch Live On Tennis TV 

Venue: Arena Armeec Sofia
Surface: Indoor Hard

Prize Money: € 325,615 (Total Financial Commitment: € 389,270) 


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View Who Is Playing, Past Champions, Seeds, Points & Prize Money Breakdown

Honour Roll
Most Titles, Singles: Roberto Bautista Agut, Grigor Dimitrov, Mirza Basic, Daniil Medvedev (1)
Most Titles, Doubles: Matwe Middelkoop (2)
Oldest Champion: Roberto Bautista Agut, 27, in 2016
Youngest Champion: Daniil Medvedev, 22, in 2019
Highest-Ranked Champion: No.13 Grigor Dimitrov in 2017
Lowest-Ranked Champion: No. 129 Mirza Basic in 2018
Most Match Wins: Martin Klizan (8)
Last Home Champion: Grigor Dimitrov in 2017

2019 Finals
Singles: [3] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) d Marton Fucsovics (HUN) 6-4, 6-3  Read & Watch
Doubles: Nikola Mektic/Jurgen Melzer d. Cheng-Peng Hsieh/Christopher Rungkat 6-2, 4-6, 10-2  Read More 

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