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Monte Carlo Masters 2023: When is it, who is competing and what is the prize money?

The clay season is now underway, and therefore the first ATP 1000 event, the Monte Carlo Masters 2023, is on the horizon.

Join Tennishead as we tell you everything you need to know ahead of the tournament.

When is the Monte Carlo Masters 2023?

The Monte Carlo Masters main draw begins on Sunday 9th April, with the singles and doubles finals taking place a week later on the 16th April.

The qualifying draw takes place on Saturday 8th April and Sunday 9th April.

Players competing at the Monte Carlo Masters 2023

Two-time Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic headlines the event that has been marred by a number of high profile withdrawals.

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz are both missing the event due to injury, with Canadian’s Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov also unable to compete next week.

The wildcards were awarded to former champions Stan Wawrinka and Fabio Fognini, as well as young Brit Jack Draper and Monegasque Valentin Vacherot.

Here are the 16 seeds for the event:

Seed Name Seeding Ranking Entry Ranking
1 Novak Djokovic 1 1
2 Stefanos Tsitsipas 3 3
3 Daniil Medvedev 4 6
4 Casper Ruud 5 4
5 Andrey Rublev 6 7
6 Holger Rune 8 8
7 Jannik Sinner 9 13
8 Taylor Fritz 10 5
9 Karen Khachanov 11 15
10 Hubert Hurkacz 12 11
11 Cameron Norrie 13 12
12 Frances Tiafoe 15 16
13 Alexander Zverev 16 14
14 Tommy Paul 18 19
15 Alex de Minaur 19 18
16 Borna Coric 20 20

Previous winners of  Monte Carlo Masters 2023

The aforementioned Rafael Nadal has dominated this event, winning the title on 11 occasions, that included a 46 match winning streak between 2005 and 2012.

The 22-time Grand Slam champion has won 71 of his 76 matches at the tournament, with his only losses coming to Novak Djokovic (2), Guillermo Coria, David Ferrer and Fabio Fognini.

Stefanos Tsitsipas has found success in recent years at the Masters 1000 the event in Monaco, but is coming into the event this year with injury concerns.

Here are the last five singles champions at the Monte Carlo Masters:

2017 – Rafael Nadal

2018 – Rafael Nadal

2019 – Fabio Fognini

2021 – Stefanos Tsitsipas

2022 – Stefanos Tsitsipas

Here are the last five doubles champions at the Monte Carlo Masters:

2017 – Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas

2018 – Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan

2019 – Nikola Mektic and Franko Skugor

2021 – Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic

2022 – Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury

Where are the Monte Carlo Masters held?

The Monte Carlo Country Club hosts the first clay ATP Masters event of the season.

The club opened in 1928 and the centre court, which holds a capacity of 10,000 people, overlooks the picturesque ocean making it a favourite tour location for many of the players.

Where to watch Monte Carlo Masters 2023?

The Monte Carlo Masters 2023 are exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the United Kingdom

How many ranking points are on offer?

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles 1,000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Men’s Doubles 0

What is the prize money for the Monte Carlo Masters 2023?

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q2 Q1
Singles €892,590 €487,420 €266,530 €145,380 €77,760 €41,700 €23,100 €11,830 €6,200
Doubles* €282,870 €152,140 €81,140 €41,140 €21,980 €11,830

*Per team

Can I purchase tickets for Monte Carlo Masters 2023?

Buy tickets for the Monte Carlo Masters 2023 via the tournament website.

How can I follow Monte Carlo Masters 2023?

Keep up to date with the Monte Carlo Masters 2023 on the official tournament website and the official tournament Twitter.

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Matthew Johns, Tennishead Writer, is a professional tennis journalist with a specialist degree in Sports Journalism. He's a keen tennis player having represented his local club and University plus he's also a qualified tennis coach. Matthew has a deep knowledge of tennis especially the ATP Tour and thrives on breaking big tennis news stories for Tennishead.