Rolex Monte Carlo Masters 2023. A 116th edition between land and sea

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by Anna Antipova Contributor
February 13, 2023
Rolex Monte Carlo Masters 2023. A 116th edition between land and sea

In the lounges of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, David Massey, the tournament director, presented on Thursday the main lines of the next edition of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, which will be held from April 8 to 16, 2023, on the legendary clay courts of the Monte-Carlo Country Club, chaired by Mélanie-Antoinette de Massy.

Organized by the Société Monégasque pour l'Exploitation du Tournoi de Tennis, the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters is the first European tournament in the ATP Masters 1000 category.

An internationally renowned event, it has been opening the season in the Principality since 1928 and benefits, in addition to the title sponsor Rolex, from the loyalty of prestigious partners such as BNP Paribas, Emirates, Maserati, Sergio Tacchini , Replay, Generali, Dunlop, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer and Adecco, responsible for recruiting nearly one thousand people. Because like the Formula 1 Grand Prix, the Monaco Yacht Show, the whole Principality will vibrate to the rhythm of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters for a week.

After a brief review of the 2022 edition, marked by the second consecutive victory of Stefanos Tsitsipás in the singles and the pair Rajeev Ram/Joe Salisbury (USA/England) in the doubles, David Massey announced that the starting signal for the 116th edition will be given on Friday, April 7 at 5 pm during the draw at the Hôtel Hermitage by the Greek defending champion, which will be broadcast live.

A programme that promises to be just as extraordinary


Although the final list of the 45 players who will be automatically admitted to the final table will not be known until March 14, 2023, the official registration deadline with the ATP, the director of the The director of the Monaco tournament seems very confident about the 2023 plateau. Novak Djokovic, the number 1 player in the world, and
Novak Djokovic, the world No. 1, and Rafael Nadal, who is expected to compete in search of his twelfth Monaco title, were among the first to sign up. We will have to take into account the new generation of players who are determined to succeed their elders.


David Massey recommended tennis enthusiasts to register as soon as possible on the official website (www.rolexmontecarlomasters.mc) because, as every year, the tournament, which welcomed 131,610 spectators on its website and watched by more than 76.5 million viewers, arouses real enthusiasm: 80% of tickets are already sold.


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Anna Antipova

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Anna is a lifestyle writer, covering arts and travel based in the south of France since 2017. She was a contributing writer  for  Forbes Monaco and a  former a Professor of Foreign language literature. 

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