ATP Stuttgart confirms Dimitrov, starts negotiations with Federer, Nadal
by LUIGI GATTO | VIEW 9460
ATP 250 Stuttgart is already preparing to have a great 2018 edition. The German event, that will be played for the fourth year in a row on grass from 9 to 17 June 2018, already started intense negotiations with 2015 winner Rafael Nadal, 2016 semifinalist Roger Federer and 2016 winner Dominic Thiem.
'It is our declared goal to present at least one of these three Top stars 2018 in Stuttgart', said the tournament director Edwin Weindorfer. In the meantime, they reached an agreement with Grigor Dimitrov, who is the first player confirmed.
'Grigor Dimitrov has once again demonstrated his great abilities with his triumph at the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati. He has played a fantastic season so far and is on his way to the ATP World Tour Finals next November in London', recognized Weindorfer.
Tickets will go on sale on Sunday 24 September at midday. 'After this year’s record with 61,000 fans attending the tournament and five days sold out, there has already been a high demand for the 2018 edition. Fans can take advantage of an early booking discount of 15% on all tickets bought until November 5.' ALSO READ: ATP Stuttgart director: 'Federer and Nadal in 2018? It's a budget question'