The Monte-Carlo Masters is a men’s professional tennis tournament that is a part of the men’s ATP Tour Masters 1000, played on clay courts. The event was first held in 1897 as the Monte Carlo tennis championship, becoming an ‘Open’ event and allowing professional players to enter in 1969.
Rafael Nadal has won a record 11 singles titles, with Bob and Mike Bryan winning a record 6 doubles titles. The 2019 champions were:
2019 Men’s Singles – Fabio Fognini (ITA)
2019 Men’s Doubles – Nikola Mektić (CRO) / Franko Škugor (CRO)
When is the Monte-Carlo Masters?
The Monte-Carlo Masters is held during the clay court season, usually played over a week in April.
The 2020 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters was due to be held from the 13th to 19th April 2020 but was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The next Monte-Carlo Masters will therefore take place from the 12th to the 18th April 2021.
Where is the Monte-Carlo Masters?
The Monte-Carlo Masters is played at the Monte Carlo Country Club, which is located on the border of Monaco in the French commune of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.
How do I get to the Monte-Carlo Masters?
Air/Helicopter: Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is the closest airport to Monaco, being approximately 30km west of the principality. The airport is the third busiest in France, offering flights to a number of different destinations.
Arrive at the tournament in style, with a helicopter from the airport to Monaco taking just 7 minutes. A one way ticket costs €130, or €250 return during the tournament.
Bus: Bus number 100 travels from the port in Nice and bus station in Menton every 15 minutes, or bus number 110 runs every 30 minutes from Nice Airport. The closest bus stop to the Masters is at Saint Roman in Roquebrune Cap Martin. You can utilise local bus numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 for free upon presentation of your ticket.
Car: The following car parks offer ‘special tennis prices’: La Colle, Grimaldi Forum, Louis II, St-Laurent, Moulins, Casino, Costa, Quai Antoine 1er, Digue, Square Gastaud, Gare, Roqueville, Jardin exotique and Saint Charles. From the car parks you can utilise the free public transport on offer to ticket holders to arrive at the tournament.
Train: Monaco train station has regular services from Nice, Menton and Italy. There is a free shuttle bus for ticket holders to and from the tournament.
How do I get tickets to the Monte-Carlo Masters?
Tickets for the Monte-Carlo Masters vary in price depending which day you visit, where you sit and which court. Further ticket information and to purchase tickets, please click on the official website here.