Once again, the tournament organizers have struck gold by penciling Carlos Alcaraz's name in the entry list. The Spaniard returns to defend his crown and is in desperate need of a title to erase a six-month drought.
For all the relevant information pertaining to this tournament, this article will equip you with all the details related to the tournament schedule, entry list, prize money, and television guide.
When Does The 2024 Argentina Open Buenos Aires Start?
The 2024 Argentina Open will begin on Monday, February 12th, when the first batch of main draw matches will take place. The tournament will run for a week, with the final set scheduled to occur on Sunday, February 18th.
All the matches will be contested on outdoor clay courts at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, with the main stadium court boasting a capacity of 5,500.
Who Is Playing The 2024 Argentina Open Buenos Aires?
The biggest name in the draw is that of Carlos Alcaraz, the top seed and the defending champion. All the top eight seeds are ranked in the world's Top 40, with the youngest being Arthur Fils, who is only 19.
Cameron Norrie and Nicolas Jarry are expected to be direct threats to Alcaraz's title bid. The Argentinean trio of Francisco Cerundolo, Sebastian Baez, and Tomas Martin Etcheverry are also perennial threats on clay. Switzerlnad's Stan Wawrinka is making an unfamiliar trip to Buenos Aires.
What Is The Prize Money For The 2024 Argentina Open Buenos Aires?
The packed field in Buenos Aires will vie for a share of $642,615 in prize money. This is a 3% increase from last year, and it will be reflected with marginal increases in the earlier rounds.
The champion of the 2024 Argentina Open will earn $97,745 and receive 250 rankings. The tournament has released a breakdown of prize money and points distribution.
Where To Watch The 2024 Argentina Open Buenos Aires?
Live streaming access to international viewers is available on Tennis TV, which attracts a monthly fee of $16.99.
Major broadcast partners for the Argentina Open are indicated below:
Africa: No live telecast.
Canada: No live telecast.
MENA Region: No live telecast.
UK: Sky Tennis (only the final).
USA: Tennis Channel Plus.