Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters: What You Need To Know
The Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters is the first of three ATP Masters 1000 tournaments played on clay. Held at the picturesque Monte-Carlo Country Club, the history has a long tradition of champions, led by Spain's Rafael Nadal, who has won 11 titles at the event, including an Open Era record eight straight between 2005-2012.
Nadal will open his 2019 clay-court campaign in Monte-Carlo, and is joined in the field by past champions Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, and the likes of Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Here's all you need to know about Monte-Carlo tennis tournament: when is the draw, what is the schedule, where to watch, who won and more.
Tournament Dates: 14-21 April 2019
Tournament Director: Zeljko Franulovic
Draw Ceremony: Friday, 12 April at 6:30pm
Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: 13-14 April from 11am
* Main draw: Sunday, 14 April - Friday, 19 April from 11am. Saturday, 20 April at 11:30am.
* Doubles final: Sunday, 21 April at 11:30am
* Singles final: Sunday, 21 April at 2:30pm
Venue: Monte-Carlo Country Club
Main Court Seating: 10,300
Prize Money: € 5,207,405 (Total Financial Commitment: € 5,585,030)
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Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: Rafael Nadal (11)
Most Titles, Doubles: Bob Bryan & Mike Bryan (6)
Oldest Champion: Rafael Nadal, 31, in 2018
Youngest Champion: Mats Wilander, 18, in 1983
Lowest-Ranked Champion (since 1979): No. 37 Thomas Muster in 1992
Most Match Wins: Rafael Nadal (68)
Did You Know... The annual Player Revue takes place during the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. Stars of the ATP Tour set aside their inhibitions to entertain their friends, family and fellow players in a series of sketches, poking good-humoured fun at life on tour and showing off their singing and dancing talents. Take a look back at the Player Revues: 2018 | 2017 | 2016