What they've said

"We are pleased with the extension of Aircel's contract with the tournament. With this, the road is now set for Chennai to witness three more seasons of exciting tennis action. "

- Mr. Fernando Soler
Former Tournament Director and Head of Tennis IMG Worldwide

"The Tamil Nadu Tennis Association looks forward to continuing to give the India and the world's leading players a great playing platform and the people of India a fantastic opportunity to enjoy quality tennis right here in Chennai."

- Mr. M.A. Alagappan
President, Tamil Nadu Tennis Association

"We're delighted that Aircel has extended its tournament contract for the next three seasons, this extension is a testament to the value the tournament provides its stakeholders and we are looking forward to working with Aircel to take the tournament to even greater heights."

- Ashu Jindal
Chief Operating Officer, IMG Reliance

"Aircel Chennai Open is aiming towards putting India into the top league of tennis playing nations in the world."

- Mr. Karti. P. Chidambaram
Chairman Tournament Organizing Committee

"I am delighted to be back in Chennai. I have chosen to start my five previous seasons here and have had great success as a lead up to the Australian Open. It is always a pleasure to play in Chennai, a city that has grown to become a home away from home for me."

- Marin Cilic

"This year will be my 5th year coming to the Aircel Chennai Open and every year the city and the people make my visit very special. Chennai always attracts a challenging draw with a lot of top players and I look forward to playing some great tennis and hopefully will perform well in the tournament."

- Janko Tipsarevic

"It is only my second title. It is an awesome feeling."

- Milos Raonic

"It is great to come back to Chennai and be part of the Chennai Open."

- Leander Paes

"I consider it [this tournament] one of the best organised tournaments in the year"

- Carlos Moya

"I like the crowd and their enthusiasm and support and they always push you to give your best"

- Rafael Nadal

"The atmosphere is great lot of spectators come and love to watch & support us."

- Rainer Schuettler

"I am looking forward to a great start at the Chennai open."

- Stanislas Wawrinka

"I've had a great time here. The atmosphere is fantastic."

- Patrick Rafter

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Event History

McDowell Open, Gold Flake Open, Tata Open, Chennai Open, and now the Aircel Chennai Open! Learn more about the history of the event since it all began in 1996.

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