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The Libema Open is an ATP & WTA 250 grass-court tennis tournament that takes place in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

Date: 10 - 16 June
Category: ATP 250 / WTA 250
Surface: Grass
Location: 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Venue: Autotron Rosmalen
Players: 28 players (ATP Entry List / WTA Entry List)
ATP Prize Money: 690,135€ (Distribution Overview)
WTA Prize Money: $267,082 (Distribution Overview)
ATP Points: 250 for champion (Distribution Overview)
WTA Points: 250 for champion (Distribution Overview)
Draw: ATP Draw / WTA Draw
Official website: https://libema-open.nl/en/

The Libema Open is an outdoor grass competition played by ATP and WTA players. It is held in the 's-Hertogenbosch area in the Netherlands at the Autotron Rosmalen. The one-week event is an ATP and WTA 250-level event.

The competition is now called the Libema Open, as Libema has sponsored the event since 2018. Other previous sponsors included Heineken, UNICEF, and RICOH. But the event has other traditional names, too. Sometimes, the tournament is referred to as the Rosmalen Grass Court Championships. Less often, it is called the 's-Hertogenbosch Open.

The Libema Open has a historic place in ATP history. When it was formed in 1990, the competition was the only grass-court event in mainland Europe on the ATP calendar. After six years of success in the men’s competition, the WTA event was added in 1996.

Moreover, the Libema Open was historically scheduled one week before Wimbledon until 2014. However, the event shifted in the calendar to one week after the Roland Garros. Due to this, it is one of the first warm-up events for many players before Wimbledon.

In the men’s and women’s draws, several top-quality players have won the Libema Open. Former ATP player Patrick Rafter won the ATP competition three times between 1998 and 2000. However, French player Nicolas Mahut matched Rafter’s three title wins in 2016.

The women’s tournament has also seen multiple winners. Retired Thai player Tamarine Tanasugarn, Belgian Justine Henin, and US player Coco Vandeweghe have all won the Libema Open twice.

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