Between April 3rd and 9th, a new Grand Prix Hassan 2 tournament will be held, the Marrakech tournament in the Moroccan city. This competition belongs to the ATP series in category 250 and is played on the clay courts of the Royal Tennis Club of Marrakech. Share a week with Houston and Estoril.
He Grand Prix Hassan II was launched as an event ATP Challenger in 1984, but is a part ATP Tour since 1990. Moved from Casablanca in 2016, Marrakech is the ATP tour’s only stop on the African continent. Two Moroccans have won the championship in their home country: Hisham Arazi in 1997 and Younes El Aynaoui in 2002.
Throughout its history, the African tournament has had a large number of Spanish-speaking champions. Titles on the Spanish side Pablo Andujar (three-time champion in 2011, 2012 and 2018), Juan Carlos Ferrero (2009) Tommy Robredo (2013). from the Argentine side Federico Delbonis (2016), Mary’s gate (2005) v Guillermo Perez Roldan (1992 and 1993).
This tournament is counted by attendance, no more, no less, Lorenzo Musetti who will be looking to turn around a poor start to the season in which – after being eliminated from the United Cup – he won just one game in seven matches. In addition, the presence of South Americans stands out Federico Coria, Nicolas Jarrywho started the year hugely with a title in his home country, and John Paul Varillas. In addition, they expect a good week Jaume Munar, Robert Carballes and Pedro Martinez.
Conference hours: Monday, April 3 to Friday, April 7, activities begin at 10:30 a.m.; on Saturday the 8th the semi-finals will be played from 12 noon; The final will be played on Sunday the 9th at 14:00.
ATP 250 Marrakech results
Results on April 2nd
Qualifying stage (first round)
Bonadio – Andújar (10.30 am)
Grenier – Fatic (10:30)
Gengel – Cazaux (10.30 am)
Kuzmanov – Ahouda (12:30)
Vatutin – Moreno de Alboran (12:30)
Vavassori – Lazarov (12:30)
Kopriva – Bennani (14:30)
E. Ymer – Martineau (14:30)