Founded in 1987, this ATP 250 tournament was initially played in Lyon up until 2009 before it relocated to Montpellier the following season. Some of the most iconic names who have won the Montpellier Open include Pete Sampras, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, and Andy Roddick.
If you are seeking information about this tournament, this article will expound on all that, including dates, tournament draw, prize money details, and a television guide.
When Does The 2024 Montpellier Open Start?
The 2024 Montpellier Open will run from January 29th to February 4th. This tournament is part of the ATP 250 series and takes place on indoor hard courts at the Sud de France Arena, which can house around 7,500 spectators.
Who Is Playing The 2024 Montpellier Open?
The entry list and the draw for this tournament are out. Holger Rune accepted a wild card into the event after his shock early exit at the Australian Open. Rune is the only Top 10 player competing at the Montpellier Open.
Jack Draper has sadly withdrawn, and his idol Andy Murray was knocked on the tournament's opening day by France's Benoit Paire. But at least four more players ranked in the world's Top 50 will play this week.
These are 2022 champion Alexander Bublik, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Borna Coric and Alexander Shevchenko. The French contingent will be well represented, with nearly half of the main draw spots taken by them.
What Is The Prize Money For The 2024 Montpellier Open?
The 28 men in the draw will have a chance to battle for €579,320 in prize money. The Montpellier champion will earn €88,125, which is slightly higher than 12 months ago when Jannik Sinner won the title. The tournament has confirmed the prize money breakdown and points allocation at the event.
Where To Watch The 2024 Montpellier Open?
Tennis TV will provide the live telecast and full replays of all the matches taking place at the 2024 Montpellier Open. Viewers must pay a monthly subscription fee of $16.99 to watch.
It is important to check that "Geo-blocks" don't apply in the country you purchase the subscription form.
Major broadcasters for the Montpellier Open are indicated below:
Africa: Fans from Sub-Saharan Africa will need to purchase a subscription to Tennis TV as Supersport will not provide live broadcasts for this event.
Canada: Viewers in Canada can watch the matches from Montpellier on TSN.
MENA Region: Live telecast of the Montpellier Open is available on BeIN Sports.
UK: Tennis fans in the United Kingdom can tuned in to Sky Sports.
USA: The Montpellier Open will be aired on Tennis Channel Plus.