It's the "men's club" of famous tennis champs who gather each
year in April at the clay courts of the swank Monte Carlo Country
This year, the Monte Carlo Masters tournament begins on Saturday, April 8 and ends with the championshop game on Sunday, April 16, 2023.
Watch for tickets for the 2023 Monte Carlo Masters go on sale in early 2022.
Monte Carlo Masters TV schedule
Meanwhile, stay tuned for the complete TV schedule
of the 2023 Masters traditionally covered on the Tennis Channel in
the U.S., TSN in Canada, Sky Sports in the UK and FOX Sports in Australia, with official live streaming of all matches on TennisTV.com.
Due to the US time difference, weekday matches usually start in the wee hours of the morning at 5AM ET, with the weekend championship final on Sunday April 16, 2023 begnning at 8:30AM ET.
All about the Monte Carlo Masters
One of the oldest and most traditional tennis championships, the Monte Carlo tournament was first held in 1897. It later became known as the Monte Carlo Open, before becoming part of the Masters Series in the early 1990's.
Today, it is a top tournament with a Monte Carlo "glam" factor that few other venues can equal.
The storied tennis courts of Monte Carlo include a roster of winners including Bjorn Borg (in 1977, 1979, and 1980), Ilie Năstase (1971-73), and Argentina's Guillermo Vilas (1976, 1982).
In one famous battle, Novak Djokovic faced Spanish champ and 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal to win the 2013 tournament, putting a stop to Nadal's record-breaking eight consecutive wins at Monte Carlo from 2005-2012.
Rafael Nadal, on his way to his third straight victory at the Monte Carlo Masters in April 2018.
In 2014, it was dark horse Stanislas "Stan" Wawrinka who won the title against the tennis legend, followed by another victory by Novak Djokovic in 2015. In recent years, however, Nadal was has claimed back-to-back victories in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
In 2019, Nadal lost to Fabio Fognini. The following year, the 2020 Monte Carlo Masters was cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, and most recently the young Stefanos Tsitsipas has been tearing up the court at Monte Carlo for an upset and his first major win in 2021 followed by his second in 2022.
So who will take it in 2023? Stay tuned!
on the Web, keep up-to-date with the action in Monte
Carlo with related sites bringing you the latest news &
updates, pictures and clips:
More about the Monte Carlo Masters around the Web:
2023 Monte Carlo Masters - The official site, featuring the latest updates, feature stories, a 3D virtual tour, player profiles and interviews, photos and audio clips including daily summary & live scores, TV schedule.
Yahoo! Sports - Tennis - Breaking headlines, photos, slideshows and news features from AP, Reuters and other top sources around
the Web reporting in on the Monte Carlo Masters.
Monte Carlo Masters - Wikipedia entry with a brief background history, and extensive lists of winners in the doubles and singles finals dating back to 1969, with related resources.