ATP Masters 1000 Monte Carlo, also known as The Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, is 1st of the total three ATP1000 masters events that are played on clay courts. Monte-Carlo masters started in 1897 and this year it was the 116th edition at Monte Carlo Country Club, Monaco France.
The event is held at an outdoor clay court surface and held every year in the April-May period. Rolex Monte Carlo Masters 2023 started from 9 April to 16 April.
The Monte-Carlo Masters, a men’s professional tennis tournament, takes place annually in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, which shares a border with Monaco. It is a part of the ATP Tour Masters 1000 and is featured on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour. The tournament takes place during the April-May timeframe and is played on clay courts.
|Location||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|Tour category||ATP 1000|
|Draw||64 S, 32 D|
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Rolex Monte Carlo Masters 2023 Results
In Monte Carlo Masters 2023 singles, World number 6 Andrey Rublev won the Monte-Carlo tournament by beating the Danish Holger Rune, ninth in the world, in the final. At 25, the Russian won his first Masters 1000 title. This is the most beautiful trophy of his career, after having played in two finals of this tournament category. Russian star win title after 1st set down and nail biting 3 set final match 5-7, 6-2, 7-5. Rublev now won 13 ATP Singles title and 1st title in 2023. Holger Rune have to wait for 1st title in 2023 season.
In doubles championship, The Croatian and American lifted their first ATP Masters 1000 crown this Sunday, the fifth trophy as a duo, after raising two match points and beating the guests Romain Arneodo and Sam 6-0, 4-6, 14-12 in a dizzying final. Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek are one of the fastest growing pairings on the ATP Tour and the clay of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters has strengthened the foundations of their bond.
Monte Carlo Masters 2022 Results
In singles, seeded no 3 Greek star Stefano Tsitsipas successfully defends his Rolex Monte carlo Masters title. The winner beats Spanish player Alejandero Davidovich Fokina by straight sets (6-3, 7-6). It was 3rd meet-up between these two players and 100% record goes to Tsitsipas.
Greek player won his 2nd ATP Maters 1000 title and both are the same event. On the other side Finalist, Fokina, upset world no 1 star Djokovic in the round of 32. In the doubles championship 2022, seeded no 1 pair Rajeev Ram of USA and Joe Salisbury of Great Britain won the 2022 title against Colombian pair Juan Sebastian and Robert Farah.
Monte Carlo Masters 2021 Results
In singles, the champion of single 2021 ATP1000 masters was Stefano Tsitsipas from Greece who is currently a world no 5 player. Greek player defeated Andrey Rublev from Russia by straight sets ( 6-3,6-3). Spanish star Rafael Nadal has a record of 11 times winning this tournament.
He won 8 consecutive years from 2005 to 2012 and in 2013 he was runner-up against Novak Djokovic. On another side, in the doubles, Croatian pair Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic were the champions and runner-up was British pair Dan Evans and Neal Skupski. Nikola Mektic won back-to-back (2019, 2021) doubles championships with different partners after finalist in 2018.
Monte Carlo History and Winners
The ATP Monte Carlo Masters is one of the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, held annually in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The tournament has a rich history dating back to 1897 when it was first established as the Monte Carlo Championship. At that time, the tournament was only open to players from clubs in the surrounding areas of Monaco and was played on clay courts.
In 1928, the tournament was opened up to international players, and it became a part of the newly formed European Championships. The event continued to grow in popularity, and in 1969 it became an important stop on the newly formed Grand Prix tennis circuit. Eventually, in 1990, the tournament was designated as an ATP Championship Series Single Week tennis event.
Over the years, the tournament has attracted many of the world’s best players, including legends such as Bjorn Borg, Ivan Lendl, and Rafael Nadal, who holds the record for the most titles at the event with 11. Last 2 editions were won by Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas. Roger Federer is the unluckiest player in Monte Carlo masters as he played 4 finals but couldn’t win any of them.
|Year||Singles champion||Doubles Champion|
|2022||Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)||Rajeev Ram (USA) / Joe Salisbury (GBR)|
|2021||Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)||Nikola Mektic (CRO) / Mate Pavic (CRO)|
|2019||Fabio Fognini (ITA)||Nikola Mektic (CRO) / Franko Skugor (CRO)|
|2018||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||Mike Bryan (USA) / Bob Bryan (USA)|
|2017||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||R. Bopanna (IND) / P. Cuevas (URU)|
|2016||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||P-H Herbert (FRA) / N. Mahut (FRA)|
Rolex Monte Carlo Masters 2023 Prize Money
Monte carlo Maters 2023 Prize money is €5,779,335 and the total commitment to the Event is €6,228,295. In 2023, the singles winner will receive €892,590 and the doubles pair will have €282,870.
In 2022 total prize money was €5,415,410($5,805,900) which single’s winner took €836,335 ($909,386) with him and runner-up will have €456,720 ($496,613). On the other sides in the 2022 doubles winner got a cheque of €256,610($278,803) and runner-up received €139,390($151,445).
However, In 2021 price of money was low due to Covid Pandemic. The total prize money was €2,082,960, where the winner put €251,085 in his pocket and the runner-up had €150,000. On the other side doubles champion of 2021 got €50,000 and the runner-up had €35,000.
The Monte Carlo Masters 2023 Prize money distribution is
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||ATP Points|
Monte Carlo Masters Draw
The event will have 64 singles and 32 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses.
Rolex Monte Carlo Masters Dates
The draw will be held across a week from 9-16 April with a qualifying round set for the weekend prior; the 7th and 8th of April. Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.
Rolex Masters 2023 Schedule
The schedule for the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|9th April||Round 1||—-|
|10th April||Round 1||Round 1|
|11th April||Round 2||Round 1|
|12th April||Round 2||Round 2|
|13th April||Round 3||Round 2|
|14th April||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
|15th April||Semi Final||Semi Final|
Monte Carlo Masters 2023 Players List
Rolex Masters Players’ history has always been attractive. Top Players like Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic have participated in this event for over a decade. Stefanos Tistsipas is ready to defend his title 2nd time while Novak Djokovic is eager to win a title after dropping out from Miami Open and Indian Wells due to a Visa issue.
|2||Carlos Alcaraz (withdraw)||2|
|6||Felix Auger Aliassime (withdraw)||6|
|Rafael Nadal (withdraw)||13|
|Pablo Carreno Busta||17|
|Alex De Minaur||18|
|Roberto Bautista Agut||27|
|Alejandro Davidovich Fokina||28|
|Botic van de Zandschulp||33|
Rolex Masters 2023 Wild Card Entries
- Jack Draper
- Fabio Fognini
- Valentin Vacherot
- Stan Wawrinka
- Gaël Monfils (Protected Ranking)
Monte Carlo Master Doubles Main Entries
|1||Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skupski||2|
|2||Rajeev Ram / Joe Salisbury||2|
|3||Nikola Mektić / Mate Pavić||12|
|4||Marcelo Arévalo / Jean-Julien Rojer||14|
|5||Ivan Dodig / Austin Krajicek (2023 Champions)||19|
|6||Lloyd Glasspool / Harri Heliövaara||25|
|7||Rohan Bopanna / Matthew Ebden||29|
|8||Marcel Granollers / Horacio Zeballos||32|
Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Tickets
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