Home favourite Alexander Bublik will be aiming to capture his first tour-level title on home soil in Kazakhstan at the Astana Open, with Russia’s Aslan Karatsev also competing at the indoor-hard ATP event from 20-26 September.
Belarusian Ilya Ivashka will be targeting a second tour-level title, having triumphed at the Winston-Salem Open, while #NextGenATP Italian Lorenzo Musetti will hope for a strong run as he aims to strengthen his position in the ATP Race To Milan.
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Tournament Dates: 20-26 September 2021
Tournament Director: Dmitriy Savchuk
Draw Ceremony: Saturday, 18 September at TBC.
Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: Sunday, 19 September – Monday, 20 September at 12:00 p.m.
* Main Draw: Monday, 20 September – Sunday, 26 September, Monday-Thursday 12:00 p.m., Friday 1:00 p.m., Saturday 2:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00p.m.
* Doubles Final: Sunday, 26 September at 12:00 p.m.
* Singles Final: Sunday, 26 September at 2:30 p.m.
Venue: National Tennis Center
Surface: Indoor Hard
Prize Money: $480,000
(Total Financial Commitment: $541,800)
Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: John Millman (1)
Most Titles, Doubles: Sander Gille, Joran Vliegen (1)
Oldest Champion: John Millman, 31, in 2020
Youngest Champion: John Millman, 31, in 2020
Highest-Ranked Champion: No. 45 John Millman in 2020
Lowest-Ranked Champion: No. 45 John Millman in 2020
Last Home Champion: NA
Most Match Wins: John Millman (4)
Singles:  John Millman (AUS) d  Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 7-5, 6-1 Read More
Doubles:  Sander Gille (BEL) / Joran Vliegen (BEL) d Max Purcell (AUS) / Luke Saville (AUS) 7-5 6-3 Read More
Did You Know?
The Astana Open was given an additional single-year licence for 2021 after it was one of four new ATP 250 events added to the 2020 provisional schedule as tennis returned following the suspension of theseason due to the COVID-19 pandemic.