The Grand Prix Hassan II ATP tour began in 1990 in Morocco, before that it was challenger series. This tournament exists in the ATP250 category which held on the Clay court surface of Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech since 2016.
It is the only ATP tour held in Africa. The 37th edition of Grand Prix Hassan II will start on 3 April and ends on 9 April.
Grand Prix Hassan 2 Tennis Tournament
The Grand Prix Hassan II is an annual men’s tennis tournament on the ATP Tour and is currently part of the ATP Tour 250 series. The event is played on clay courts and was held annually at the Complex Al Amal in Casablanca, Morocco through 2015, before relocating to Marrakesh in 2016.
|Venue||Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech|
|Tour category||ATP 250|
|Draw||28 S, 16 D|
Grand Prix Hassan ll History and Winners
Grand Prix Hassan ll History
The ATP Grand Prix Hassan ll is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Marrakesh, Morocco. The tournament is played on clay courts and usually takes place in April. The Grand Prix Hassan ll has been held since 1984 and is a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series. Between 1984 and 1989 it was part of the Challenger Series. It is currently the only ATP event held in Africa. The tournament is usually held in April and is a lead up tournament for the French Open.
Grand Prix Hassan ll Winners
The tournament attracts some of the world’s top tennis players and has been won by several notable players over the years, including Pablo Andujar, Gilles Simon, and Juan Carlos Ferrero. Pablo Andujar have record of winning Grand Prix Hassan ll three time in his career.
|YEAR||SINGLE’S CHAMPION||DOUBLE’S CHAMPION|
|2023||Roberto Carballés Baena||Marcelo Demoliner / Andrea Vavassori|
|2022||David Goffin (BEL)||Rafael Matos (BRA) /David Vega Hernandez (ESP)|
|2019||Benoit Paire (FRA)||Jurgen Melzer (AUSTRIA) / Franko Skugor (CRO)|
|2018||Pablo Andujar (ESP)||Nikola Mektic (CRO) / Alexander Peya (AUSTRIA)|
|2017||Borna Coric (CRO)||Dominic Inglot (GBR) / Mate Pavic (CRO)|
|2016||Federico Delbonis (ARG)||Guillermo Duran (ARG) / Maximo Gonzalez (ARG)|
|2015||Martin Klizan (SVK)||Rameez Junaid (AUS) / Adil Shamasdin (CAN)|
Grand Prix Hassan II 2023 Results
The ATP of Marrakech crowned its new champion after Roberto Carballés Baena won the title by beating Alexandre Muller 4-6 7-6 and 6-2 in the final. This title meant the second in the Spanish career and the first since he won the last edition of the Quito Open in 2018.
The duo of Brazilian Marcelo Demoliner and Italian Andrea Vavassori won the ATP 250 pairs champion in Marrakech. In the decisive game, the duo defeated the third seeds, Alexander Erler / Lucas Miedler, by 6-4 3-6 12-10, even eliminating a championship point.
Marrakech Open 2022 Champions
In 2022, the singles champion is Belgian star David Goffin and the runner-up is Alex Molcan from Slovakia. After February 2021 this was 1st ATP tour final for Goffin while it was 2nd ATP tour final for Molcan in his career. Goffin also achieved the 300th win mark in this tournament. He won 5 ATP tour titles in his whole career.
On the other sides doubles championship was won by Brazilian star Rafael Matos and Spanish star David Vega Hernandez. Champions won easily with straight sets (6-1, 7-5) against Italian star Andrea Vavassori and Polish star Jan Zielenski.
Grand Prix Hassan II 2019 Champions
There were no 2020 and 2021 editions due to Covid Pandemic. In the 2019 singles, a champion was French star Benoit Paire and the runner-up was Pablo Andujar from Spain who has a record of 3 times winning this tournament. But in 2022 Pablo couldn’t pass round 16 and was defeated by Champion Goffin.In doubles, champions were Jurgen Melzer from Austria and Franko Skugor from Crotia.
Grand Prix Hassan 2 Prize Money
Prize money of Grand Prix Hassan ll 2023 is €562,815 while total commitment of event is €630,705. Winner of event will have €85,605 and in doubles champions will get €29,740.
In 2022 prize money will be €534,555. The winner received a cheque of €81,310 and the runner-up received €47,430. On the other side, doubles champions out €28,250 in their pockets and finalists had €15,110.
In comparison to 2022, in 2019 prize money was €524,340 wherein the singles winner got €87,745 and the runner-up had €47,245. On the other side in doubles, the winner’s prize money was €27,220 and the runner-up was €14,310.
2023 Grand Prix Hassan ll Prize money distribution is:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
Keep in mind the prize fund and prize money distribution may be subject to change.
Grand Prix Hassan II Draw
The event will have 28 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses.
Grand Prix Hassan II 2023 Dates
The main draw will be held across a week from 3-9 April with a qualifying round set for the weekend prior; the 1st and 2nd of April.
ATP Marrakech 2023 Schedule
The schedule for the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|3rd April||Round 1||—-|
|4th April||Round 1||Round 1|
|5th April||Round 2||Round 1|
|6th April||Round 2||Round 1|
|7th April||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
|8th April||Semi Final||Semi Final|
Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.
Grand Prix Hassan II 2023 Players List
David Goffin is ready to defend his title against some top players like Lorenzo Musetti, Dan Evans, Maxime Cressy, and more.
ATP Marrakech 2023 Singles Top Seeds
|3||Botic van de Zandschulp||32|
|Juan Pablo Varillas|
|Roberto Carballes Baena|
Grand Prix Hassan ll Singles Wild Card Entries
Grand Prix Hassan ll Doubles main entry
|1||Marcel Granollers / Matwé Middelkoop||38|
|2||Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah||47|
|3||Máximo González / Andrés Molteni||67|
|4||Alexander Erler / Lucas Miedler||88|
Grand Prix Hassan II Tickets
If you are interested in getting tickets for 2023 then I would recommend that you keep an eye on the official tournament website so that you don’t miss any announcements regarding tickets for the 2023 tournament.
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