04 - 12 June 2022
Autotron 's-Hertogenbosch

04 - 12 June 2022 | Autotron 's-Hertogenbosch

Fans pick Krajicek and Clijsters as champion of champions

14/06/20, 22:01

Libéma Open 2020 was cancelled due to the corona pandemic this year. The combined ATP/WTA tournament on the grass courts of the Autotron in ‘s-Hertogenbosch has been postponed to 5-13 June 2021. Last week the organisation offered tennis fans an alternative where they could choose the ‘champion of champions’.

The last 16 tournament winners of the ATP and WTA tournament competed in a bracket system. The fans voted for their favourite player in each round. The players to received the largest amount of votes went to the next round.

The men’s final was between Richard Krajicek and Lleyton Hewitt. The Dutch twofold winner was also the strongest in this special edition. He defeated the Australian with 68,5 per cent of the votes.

The women’s final was a Belgian ‘affair’ and a replay of the 2001 (won by Henin) and 2003 final between Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin. Clijsters won this year’s edition, just like in 2003. The Flemish player received 80% of the votes.

Tickets for Libéma Open 2021 and players towels have been raffled among the fans who voted.

The lucky winners will receive an email.