In the second round of the Stuttgart tournament Roger Federer lost to German Thomas Haas 6:2, 6:7, 4:6. The match lasted 116 minutes.
This match has become «the age» over the last 35 years.
Total age of participants was 74 years old Haas turned 39 years old, Federer — 35.
In 1982, in Villa del Mar was the match, the total age of the participants was 79 years old — 49-year-old Luis Ayala played against 30-year-old Ricardo Cano.