The Open Tennis Championships Chennai (since 2010 officially Aircel Chennai Open ) is an annual in Chennai, India material discharged ATP tournament. The first event was in 1996 still held in New Delhi. In the following season he moved into the SDAT Tennis Stadium in Chennai. Tournament director Fernando Soler.
So far, no German player to win the tournament. Record winner with two wins are Spaniard Carlos Moyá (2004 and 2005), the Croat Marin Cilic Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, who won the tournament in 2011 and the last host in 2014 anyway. In doubles, Leander Paes was the tournament even six times to decide for themselves, of which five times along with Mahesh Bhupathi.
The tournament takes place usually held in January and lasts for a week. Games are played on Hard Court, most recently at U.S. $ 450,000. The winner will receive U.S. $ 68 650.