The most important clay court tournament of the season, outside of the Grand Slams, is returning to the beautiful city of France, Lyon. The ATP Lyon Open, also known as the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon and Open Parc as well, is one of the most televised tennis tournaments around the world, and due to final practice tournament before Roland Garros.
Within the ATP Tour 250 series, the Lyon Open holds a significant place as one of the four esteemed French events. Alongside the Open Sud de France, the Open 13, and the Moselle Open, it adds to the vibrant tennis culture in France
ATP Lyon Open Tennis Tournament
The Lyon Open is a clay court tennis tournament held in the heart of France, Lyon. As a Tour-sanctioned event, the tournament is part of ATP Tours as a ATP 250 level. This year it will hold its 6th edition.
With a venue set at the Parc de la Tête d’Or- Vélodrome Georges Préveral, this is one of the last event played on clay courts. The main sponsors for the event is Ville De Lyon and La Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
|Venue||Parc de la Tête d’Or- Vélodrome Georges Préveral|
|Tour category||ATP 250|
|Draw||32 S, 16 D|
ATP Lyon Open 2023 Results
In sinles, The French Arthur Fils, 18, became champion of the ATP 250 in Lyon, after beating Francisco Cerúndolo 2-0 (6-3 and 7-5). This was his first professional title, as well as being the youngest champion of the season. While in doubles, The American Rajeev Ram and the British Joe Salisbury who conquered the atptour in Open Parc in France, thus winning the first title in the and the 10th title together in the career. No 1 seeded pair defeated Nicolas Mahut and Matwé Middelkoop in final with 6-0, 6-3.
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Lyon Open History and Winners
The ATP Lyon Open, also referred to as the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon, is an esteemed men’s tennis tournament hosted in the captivating city of Lyon, France. It has been an integral part of the ATP 250 Series since 2017 and showcases riveting matches on outdoor clay courts. This event replaced the Open de Nice Côte d’Azur on the ATP calendar, adding a new dimension to the tennis landscape. Thierry Ascione, a former professional tennis player, assumes the role of tournament director, overseeing the successful organization of the tournament
As of now, total 5 editions have played and every edition have different champion of Lyon Open. Cameron Norrie of GBR is Defending champion of Singles event.
When it comes to doubles, Ivan Dodig has left his mark on the Lyon Open by clinching the record for the most victories in the category, boasting an impressive two triumphs. Dodig’s prowess on the court is a testament to his skill and competitiveness in doubles play.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2023||Arthur Fils||Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury|
|2022||Cameron Norrie||Austin Krajicek / Ivan Dodig|
|2021||Stefanos Tsitsipas||Hugo Nys / Tim Pütz|
|2019||Benoît Paire||Édouard Roger-Vasselin / Ivan Dodig|
|2018||Dominic Thiem||Nick Kyrgios / Jack Sock|
|2017||Jo-Wilfried Tsonga||Andrés Molteni / Adil Shamasdin|
ATP Lyon Open 2023 Prize Money
In 2023, total commitment of ATP Open Parc Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon is €630,705 in which prize money will be €562,815. The champion will get a cheque of €85,605 and doubles title holders will have €29,740 in their bag.
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
|Round of 16||€9,880||€3,070||20 / 0|
|Round of 32||€6,035||€15,780||0|
Open Parc Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon 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 entry in 1st round.
ATP Lyon Open 2023 Dates, Schedule
The main draw will be held across a week from 21 May- 27 May with a qualifying round set for the weekend prior; on the 19th of April.
The schedule for the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|21st May||Round 1||——-|
|22nd May||Round 1||Round of 16|
|23rd May||Round 1 / Round 2||Round of 16|
|24th May||Round 2||Round of 16 / QF|
|25th May||Quarter Finals||Quarter Finals|
|26th May||Semi Finals||Semi-Finals|
ATP Lyon Open 2023 Players List
As expected of a ATP 250 event, the player’s line-up in Lyon will create some of the best levels of competitiveness ever seen in tennis events. The impressive line-up is saturated with top players from around the world and this includes the 3 of the Top 20 and many more players in the Top 100.
Cameron Norrie will defend his title in Lyon Open 2023. Canadian Young star Félix Auger-Aliassime is also eager to win his 1st Clay trophy in 2022.
|1||Félix Auger-Aliassime (WC)||10|
|4||Pablo Carreño Busta||21|
Open Parc Lyon Wild Card Entries
- Félix Auger-Aliassime
- Gaël Monfils
Lyon Open 2023 Doubles Main Entries
|1||Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury||9|
|2||Máximo González / Andrés Molteni||47|
|3||Nicolas Mahut / Matwé Middelkoop||58|
|4||Sander Gillé / Joran Vliegen||83|
ATP Lyon Open 2023 Tickets
- Buy from Official Website (Open Parc – Tournoi de tennis ATP à Lyon du 20 au 27 mai 2023)
A standard single session ticket applies for one day/evening session, and each day of the event is split into 2 sessions, except for during the pre-qualifications round, the training sessions on the 19th and 20th May. Besides the single session tickets, Different packages are also available that cover multiple days of the event. Tickets for the main draw start from €25.00 and for under 12 years old kid price start from €20.00.