One of the most beloved tennis tournaments of the season turns 50 this year, with the same top players, wheelchair events, and a large prize fund that have made it an extremely entertaining watch. Given the massive hype and anticipation around this event, join us as we give you a quick rundown of everything you need to know about ABN AMRO Open 2023.
ABN AMRO Open Tennis Tournament
The Rotterdam Open, currently known as the ABN AMRO Open is an annual indoor hardcourt tennis tournament held in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The tournament is sanctioned as an ATP 500 tournament and features the staple singles and doubles disciplines of competition along with singles and doubles Wheelchair events. The tournament will mark its 50th year on the tour this year. This is also the first year a women’s wheelchair tournament will take place at Rotterdam Ahoy. The title sponsor of the event, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. is a Dutch bank headquartered in Amsterdam.
|Tour category||ATP 500|
|Draw||32 S, 16 D|
Rotterdam Open 2023 Results
In singles championship, Daniil Medvedev wins 1st title of the year defeating Jannik Sinner after a big final 5-7 6-2 6-2. Medvedev knocked out defending champion Felix Auger Aliassime in Quarter Final in straight sets (6-2 6-4). 27 years old Daniil Medvedev wins a 16th career title in Rotterdam. Medvedev, who was no 1 for 16 weeks in 2022 and left the top 10 after the Australian Open, is now back to the top 10.
The American Austin Krajicek and Croatian Ivan Dodig conquered the ATP 500 of ABN AMRO open , winning their first title of the year and their fourth career title together. India-Australia pair Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden finished as runners-up at the ATP Rotterdam Open after losing the final. No 3 seed clinched victory on tie breaker 6-7, 6-2, 10-12.
ABN AMRO History and Previous Winners
The Rotterdam Open has enjoyed half a century on the tour and during that time it has undergone many changes. The first Rotterdam Open was held in November of 1972 while at was an event of the World Championship Tennis circuit. It was then part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit and now it stands as an ATP Tour-sanctioned event. Its tour category however has changed. Starting as a world series event akin to ATP 250 events today. But the tournament was upgraded to the Championship series which after the tour changes was re-named to ATP 500. For most of the event’s lifespan, ABN AMRO has been the title sponsor, having first signed in 1991. Today, the ABN AMRO Open is one of 13 ATP 500 events that has won numerous awards.
ABN AMRO Open Winners
Many of the world’s best tennis players of all time have played at Rotterdam. Arthur Ashe, Jimmy Connors, Guillermo Vilas, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Ivan Nendl, and Pete Sampras are just a few of the tennis superstars that have participated in the past. In recent years, Roger Federer has been a fan-favorite at the event, alongside other Big Three members and Andy Murray. This year we have 4 former winners in the running to win the ABN AMRO Open title. Those being Andrey Rublev, Felix Auger Aliassime, Stan Wawrinka, and Gael Monfils who won 2 back to back titles.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2022||Felix Auger-Aliassime||Robin Haase / Matwe Middelkoop|
|2021||Andrey Rublev||Nikola Mektic / Mate Pavic|
|2020||Gael Monfils||Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut|
|2019||Gael Monfils||Jeremy Chardy / Henri Kontinen|
|2018||Roger Federer||Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut|
ABN AMRO Open Prize Money and Points
A total financial commitment of €2,224,460 was made for the event of which, €2,074,505 have been reserved as prize money. This 2023 value is close to double that of the last edition which was €1,349,070, back in 2022. The prize distribution is as follows:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
Keep in mind the prize fund and prize money distribution may be subject to change.
ABN AMRO Open Draws
The competition will have 32 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses.
ABN AMRO Open 2023 Dates
The tournament main draw will take place across a week from 13 to 19 February with a qualifying round to be played on the weekend days prior; the 11th and 12th.
ABN AMRO Open Schedule
The schedule for the ABN AMRO Open is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|13th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|14th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|15th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|16th February||Round 2||Round 1|
|17th February||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
|18th February||Semi Final||Semi Final|
Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.
ABN AMRO Open 2023 Players List
The ABN AMRO Open has always had an exceptional lineup, featuring the top players from around the world with this year being no different. With 5 Top 10 players in attendance, the tournament will have a great blend of both new and familiar faces. World no. 3, last year’s runner-up, and recently the 2024 Australian Open finalist Setafnos Tsitispas will headline the event fresh after his phenomenal Grand Slam performance.
Following him, we have no. 5 Andrey Rublev, No. 7 and reigning champion Felix Auger-Aliassime, ATP Newcomer of the Year, the world no. 8 Holger Rune, and finally, the highest-ranked Polish player of all time, no. 10 Hubert Hurkacz. Former no.1 and former no. 3 Daniil Medvedev and Stan Wawrinka respectively will also attend. Alexander Zverev and Jannik Sinner are among the other top players that will participate. Even the doubles lineup is remarkable with the current no. 1s Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski set to lead the doubles competition. The full player list is as follows:
ABN AMRO Open 2023 Singles Top Seeds
|Pablo Carreno Busta||16|
|Alex De Minaur||25|
|Roberto Bautista Agut||24|
|Alejandro Davidovich Fokina||32|
|Botic Van de Zandschulp||35|
|Tallon Griekspoor (WC)||59|
|Tim Van Rijthoven||107|
|Gael Monfils (WC)||209|
Singles Wild Card Entries
- Tim van Rijthoven
- Gael Monfils
- Tallon Griekspoor
ABN AMRO Open Doubles Seeds
|1||Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skuspki||1 / 2|
|2||Mate Pavic / Nikola Mektic||7 / 8|
|3||Austin Krajicek / Ivan Dodig||9 / 11|
|4||Harri Heliovaara / Lloyd Glasspool||10 /12|
Note the player’s list may be subject to change.
ABN AMRO Open Tickets
Tickets for the ABN AMRO Open can be purchased online from CM Tickets. They apply per evening/afternoon session with each day being split into 2 sessions except for the qualifying rounds and the finale. Tournament passes (passe-partout) are also available that apply for the whole duration of the event. Tickets start at €14.5.
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