The second event of the Golden Swing of Latin America, the Argentina Open 2023 returns for its 26th edition. Given the participation of Carlos Alcaraz, the youngster former no. 1 and current no. 2, all eyes are set on this event. If you want to learn more about this highly anticipated event, keep on reading.
Argentina Open Tennis Tournament
The Argentina Open is an outdoor clay court tennis competition set in the capital city of Argentina, Buenos Aires. As a sanctioned ATP event, it belongs to the ATP 250 category and it is one of the few clay court tennis tournaments in the world. It is also part of the Golden Swing of Latin America that kickstarts the season in the sub-continent. This year will mark the 26th edition of the event.
|Location||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Venue||Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club|
|Tour category||ATP 250|
|Draw||28 S, 16 D|
Argentina Open 2023 Results
In singles championship, Carlos Alcaraz makes a successful return to claim his first title of 2023, defeating Cam Norrie 6-3 7-5. After more than 100 day out of court due to injury, Spanish star Carlos proved his appearance once again in tennis field.
In doubles title, Italian pair Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli defeat Barrientos/Behar 6-2 6-4 in the final and win their 2nd title in Buenos Aires, for their 6th title as a couple. (2011 Umag, 2013 Buenos Aires, 2015 Australian Open, 2022 Rio de Janeiro, 2022 Umag).
Argentina Open History and Previous Winners
The Argentina Open is the latest iteration of the ATP Buenos Aires. This version turns 26 this year but as a whole, the ATP Buenos Aires is one of the oldest surviving tournaments on the tennis Tours. It held its inaugural 102 years ago in 1921, going by the name Argentina International Championships. The tournament briefly switched its name to the South American International Championships but right before becoming part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit when it switched to the South American Open. Since then it has been referred to as the Copa AT&T and Copa Telmex before its current moniker as the Argentina Open.
Argentina Open Winners
Throughout the more than a century, since the tournament was first held, many notable tennis legends have both played and won in Buenos Aires. This list includes some of the best players in history like Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Frank Parker, Fred Perry, Chuck McKinley, and Ivan Lendl. More recent tennis superstars that have featured in the event include member of the Big Three and former no. 1 Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer, Juan Carlos Ferrero, and others. Among previous winners, Argentinian Guillermo Villas who is commonly considered to be one of the best tennis players of his time holds the record for most titles at the event by a longshot. His 8 total and 6 consecutive singles titles stand unparalleled.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2023||Carlos Alcaraz||Fabio Fognini / Simone Bolelli|
|2022||Casper Ruud||Santiago Gonzalez / Andres Molteni|
|2021||Diego Schwartzman||Tomislav Brkic / Nikola Cacic|
|2020||Casper Ruud||Marcel Granollers / Horacio Zeballos|
|2019||Marco Cecchinato||Maximo Gonzalez / Horacio Zeballos|
|2018||Dominic Thiem||Andres Molteni / Horacio Zeballos|
Argentina Open Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment for the tournament was set at $711,600, of which $626,595 has been reserved for the prize money distribution. This value is slightly decreased when compared to last year’s total as in 2022, the prize money was $686,700. The 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.
Argentina Open Draws
The Argentina Open will have 28 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses.
Argentina Open 2023 Dates
The tournament main draw will take place across a week from 13- 19 February, with a qualifying round set on the weekend prior; the 11th and 12th.
Argentina Open Schedule
The schedule for the Argentina Open is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|13th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|14th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|15th February||Round 2||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.
Argentina Open 2023 Players List
This year, the Argentina Open will feature one of its greatest cast of players in recent history. As top players from around the globe collect at Buenos Aires, the Spaniard trailblazer that took the tennis world by storm last year, Carlos Alacarz is headlining the event. There are some top ATP Ranking players are going to compete.
The former no. 1 and current no. 2 will make his debut at Argentina Open but there are many familiar faces set to participate as well. 2 time titlist, former world no.2, and current world no. 11 Cameron Norrie will be returning to the event to possibly win for the third time. He isn’t the only former champion however. Dominic Thiem, another 2-time titlist, and home-favorite Diego Schwartzman, the 2021 champion and last year’s runner-up will have another go at the title. Other notable players include Fabio Fognini and Jumae Munar. The full player list is as follows:
Argentina Open 2023 Singles Top Seeds
|8||Albert Ramos Vinolas||54|
|Barnabas Zapata Miralles||76|
|Roberto Carballes Baena||77|
|Daniel Elahi Galan||83|
Argentina Open Singles Wild Card Entries
- Dominic Thiem
- Guido Pella
- Hugo Dellien
Argentina Open Tickets
A regular ticket applies for 1 day/night session and each day is divided into 2 sessions, except for the last 2 days of the event, on the 18th and 19th of February. Full-day passes are also available for each day of the tournament, eliminating the need to buy tickets for the 2 sessions. A weekend pass for the last 3 days and a full event passes are the other ticket options. Ticket prices start from $1,600 and none will be sold for viewing of the qualifications round.