Istanbul to play host to first ATP World Tour event in Turkey
The inaugural Garanti Koza Istanbul Open is to take place from April 27 to May 3, 2015 and will form part of the ATP 250 tour.
The clay-court tournament will be held at the Koza World of Sports facility, which is promoted as the largest tennis academy in the world.
"We are delighted that the ATP World Tour will be taking place in Turkey for the first time from 2015," ATP chief executive and president Chris Kermode said.
"This incredible new facility in Istanbul will make a wonderful addition to the many remarkable venues that feature on the ATP World Tour throughout the season.
"As we add an important market such as Turkey to our global footprint, the ATP World Tour will be set to take place across 62 tournaments in 32 countries in 2015."