Nadal & Canada's Raonic, Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov Headline Montreal; When Is The Draw & More
Rafael Nadal returns to defend his title at the Canadian ATP Masters 1000 tournament, with the 2019 Coupe Rogers to be held in Montreal. The four-time tournament champion will be looking to win a 35th Masters 1000 trophy after re-establishing sole ownership of the record with his victory in May at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome.
The first five Masters 1000 tournaments of the 2019 season have been won by different players, and 2017 champion Alexander Zverev will attempt to continue that trend. The field also features a pair of first-time Masters 1000 champions in Dominic Thiem (BNP Paribas Open) and Fabio Fognini (Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters), as well as fellow Top 10 stars Stefanos Tsitsipas, Kei Nishikori, Karen Khachanov and Daniil Medvedev.
A trio of Canadians — Milos Raonic and #NextGenATP stars Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov — will lead home hopes. Raonic reached the final here in 2013 (l. to Nadal), while a 17-year-old Shapovalov enjoyed his breakthrough run two years ago when he upset Nadal en route to becoming the youngest Masters 1000 semi-finalist in history. Earlier this year, Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime reached the semi-finals at the Miami Open presented by Itau.
Here's all you need to know about the Montreal tennis tournament: what is the schedule, where to watch, who has won and more.
Tournament Dates: 5-11 August 2019
Tournament Director: Eugene Lapierre
Draw Ceremony: Friday, 2 August, at 4:30pm on site
Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: Saturday and Sunday at 11:00am
* Main draw: Monday - Friday at 12:00pm and 6:30pm, Saturday at 12:00pm and 6:00pm
* Doubles final: Sunday, 11 August at 1:30pm
* Singles final: Sunday, 11 August not before 4:00pm
Venue: IGA Stadium
Prize Money: USD $5,701,945 (Total Financial Commitment: USD $6,338,885)
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Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: Ivan Lendl (6)
Most Titles, Doubles: Mahesh Bhupathi, Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan (5)
Oldest Champion: Rafael Nadal, 32, in 2018
Youngest Champion: Michael Chang, 18, in 1990
Lowest-Ranked Champion (since 1979): No. 95 Mikael Pernfors in 1993
Most Match Wins: Ivan Lendl (57)
Singles:  Rafael Nadal (ESP) d Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 62 76(4) Read & Watch
Doubles:  Henri Kontinen (FIN) / John Peers (AUS) d Raven Klaasen (RSA) / Michael Venus (NZL) 62 67(7) 10-6 Read More
Did You Know... Since 1881, the best players in the world have showcased their skills on Canadian courts. Only Wimbledon and the US Open have longer histories than this ATP Masters 1000 tournament.