The Rosmalen Grass Court Championship is also known as Libema Open due to sponsorship. This event consists of ATP 250 category. The tournament is always held on the outdoor grass court in Rosmalen, Netherlands. Both men’s and women’s tennis matches are played on an outdoor grass court at the Autotron Convention Center, it was founded in 1990. The 2023 event will start on June 12 and end on June 18.
Libema Open Tennis Tournament
This tournament is considered the first grass-court event of the year and is used by professionals as a preparation for the Wimbledon Open. This highly anticipated event will mark the 32nd edition of the tournament and will be classified as one of the ATP 250 tournaments as part of the ATP Tour.
|Location||Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands|
|Venue||Autotron Convention Center|
|Tour category||ATP 250|
|Draw||32 S, 16 D|
Libema Open 2023 Results
In singles championship, Dutch tennis player Tallon Griekspoor wins on s’Hertogenbosch grass. Tallon won his 2nd ATP title of career (after Pune in 2023). Tallon played a final against Jordan Thompson and prevailed in three ‘sets’, by partials of 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-3) and 6-3, in a match that lasted for two hours and 35 minutes .
While in doubles, Just like last year, Wesley Koolhof took the title in the men’s doubles at the Libéma Open. With his British partner Neal Skupski, the Dutchman was too strong in Rosmalen for Ecuadorian Gonzalo Escobar and Kazakh Aleksandr Nedovyesov: 7-6 (1) 6-2.
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LIBEMA Open 2022 Results
In 2022, the Singles title was won by Tim Van Rijthoven from the Netherlands. Tim defeated world no 2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the final with straight sets (6-4, 6-1). In the doubles championship, Wasley Koolhof of Netherlands and Neal Skupski of GBR win the final against Australian pair Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell in the final set (4-6, 7-5, 10-6).
Rosmalen Grass Court Championship 2019 Results
In 2019 singles champion was French star Adrian Mannarino. Adrian def Jordan Thompson of Australia by 7-6, 6-3. On the other side in doubles, Winners were Dominic Inglot of GBR and Austin Krajicek of USA. Winners took the title against Marcus Daniell of Australia and Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands.
Libema Open History and Winners
The Rosmalen Round Robin tournament took place in 1989, won by Miloslav Mečíř. In 1990, it became part of the ATP Tour as the Continental Grass Court Championships, the only grass court event in continental Europe at the time. It serves as a preparation event for Wimbledon, previously held the week before but now held the week after the French Open. In 1996, women’s singles and doubles were added to the Wilkinson Championships.
It traditionally took place the week preceding Wimbledon, a scheduling arrangement maintained until 2014. However, starting in 2015, the tournament shifted to the week following the conclusion of the French Open.
The tournament has witnessed great champions, including Nicolas Mahut. Additionally, players like Patrick Rafter, and Nicolas Mahut have demonstrated exceptional performances by winning the singles title 3 times and Martin Damm winning the doubles title 5 times, leaving a memorable mark on the tournament’s history.
|Year||Singles Champions||Doubles Champions|
|2023||Tallon Griekspoor||Wasley Koolhof / Neal Skupski|
|2022||Tim Van Rijthoven||Wasley Koolhof / Neal Skupski|
|2019||Adrian Mannarino||Dominic Inglot / Austin Krajicek|
|2018||Richard Gasquet||Dominic Inglot / Franko Skugor|
|2017||Gilles Muller||Lukasz Kubot / Marcelo Melo|
|2016||Nicolas Mahut||Mate Pavic / Michael Venus|
|2015||Nicolas Mahut||Ivo Karlovic / Lukasz Kubot|
LIBEMA Open 2023 Prize Money
In 2023, the total commitment of the rosmalen grass court championships prize money is €750,950 which is slightly less than last year while total prize money is €673,630. Singles winner will have €102,460 with him and doubles pair will get €35,600.
In 2022 total prize commitment was €769,645. Winner Tim received €98,580 and runner-up Medevedev received €57,505. In 2022doubles champions received a cheque of €34,250 and runner-ups had €18,320.
In 2019 prize money was €612,755 where the single winner got €109,590 and the finalist got €59,255. On other side in doubles, Champions put €35,960 in their pockets and runner up had €18,430.
The prize money distribution of 2023 Libema Open is following:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
|1st Round||€7,225||€3,680||10 / 0|
Libema Open 2023 Draw
The event will have 32 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses. 4 qualifiers will join 28 singles main draw entries in 1st round.
Libema Open 2023 Dates, Schedule
The main draw will be held across a week from 12-18 June with a qualification round set for 11 June.
The official schedule for the ATP section of the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|12 June||Round 1||—–|
|13 June||Round 1||Round 1|
|14 June||Round 2||Round 1`|
|15 June||Round 2||Quarter Finals|
|16 June||Quarter Finals||Semi-Finals|
Libema Open 2023 Players list
2023 Libema Open HERTOGENBOSCH ATP Entry List Including Medvedev, Félix Auger-Aliassime, Coric and Cilic. Defending champion Tim van Rijthoven received wild card entry for 2023 event.
ATP Libema Open Top Seed Players
|2||Jannik Sinner (WC)||9|
|4||Alex de Minaur||19|
|6||Tallon Griekspoor (champion 2023)||39|
Libema Open 2023 Wildcard Entry
- Gijs Brouwer
- Arthur Rinderknech
- Jannik Sinner
- Milos Raonic (PR)
LIBEMA Open 2023 Tickets
Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Rosmalen are on sale now with ticket prices starting from €20.
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