The Paris Masters is an annual tennis tournament for male tennis players held in Paris, France. The tournament is a part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 on the ATP Tour. The tournament is usually final tournament in the ATP Tour before the season-ending ATP Finals. Currently, the tournament is sponsored by Rolex.
The tournament was hosted for the first time in 1968 as the French Covered Court Championships.
In 1989, the tournament was one of the premier nine tournaments of the Grand Prix Tour. It was also a part of the Grand Prix Super Series replacing the Tokyo Open.
Paris Masters 2019
The 2019 Paris Masters is the 48th edition of the tournament with the first being held back in 1968.
The tournament is the ninth final tournament of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 series, culminating to the ATP Finals at the end of the season.
Since 2009, the tournament is the only Masters 1000 tournament which is played indoors.
Venue and Details
The tournament will be played on the hard surfaces of AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France.
The tournament is scheduled to be held from 28th October 2019 to 3rd November 2019.
The men’s singles final of the 2018 Paris Masters was won by Karen Kachanov.
Marel Granollers and Rajeev Ram were the defending champions for the 2018 Paris Masters in the doubles category. Although both the players chose to compete with different partners. Granollers was given to play alongside Horacio Zeballos, while Ram teamed up with Joe Salisbury.
A number of big names from the tennis world took part in the 2018 Paris Masters. Roger Federer and Novack DJokovic was the biggest name among these. Nadal withdrew from the 2018 Paris Master due to injury but will be seen playing this year, hoping to add on to his titles.
Up and coming stars like Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem and Grigor Dimitrov also participated in 2018.