Rio Open 6th edition ended with Laslo Djere’s victory. The 18-year-old Canadian runner-up Felix Auger-Aliassime conquered the audience. In singles, the Argentinian Maximo Gonzalez and the Chilean Nicolas Jarry won the title. The tournament received 50 thousand people in 7 days. Who wasn’t able to be at Jockey Club could watch a 46-hour broadcast on Sportv and 35 hours on Globoesporte.com. The TV signal was sent to 170 countries and the material produced by 243 accredited journalists has taken the event to the whole world.
Leblon Boulevard, an interactive 10 thousand m² space with view to Cristo Redentor, had a structure comparable with great world circuit tournaments, and gathered the best of local gastronomy. With the presence of renowned chefs, great restaurants, bars and food trucks, the audience could try news brought by Grupo Troisgos, B Experience, Benkei, among others. The space had a line-up with 8 concerts, including the singer Iza, who surprised the audience by singing the National Anthem before the final.
Espaço Deck also brought a new concept, selling exclusive items with the tournament logo, a drink bar and an art area with Raul Mourão’s exhibition, a guest artist responsible for this edition’s poster.
– Clay courts: 09
– Jobs created: 1.300
– Social Projects: 05 (that help around 500 children)
– Media partners: 06
– Athletes: 54
– Countries: 26
– Matches: 53 (30 Singles and 23 Doubles – 1 mixed)
– Award: R$1,937,740
– Countries broadcasting: 170