As usual, the line-up for the next Open 13, which will take place from February 20 to 26, will be sumptuous. Jean-François Caujolle, the director of the Marseilles tournament, has lured five members of the Top 20 into his net. Already present in Montpellier, Holger Rune will find the atmosphere of the Palais des Sports in Marseille. Hoping to do better than in 2022 when Aslan Karatsev had picked him up in the round of 16. The Dane will arrive with Montpellier and Rotterdam in his legs.
Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz, Italy’s Jannik Sinner and Russia’s Karen Khachanov – a former winner – have also signed up. Gael Monfils will be making his first appearance on French soil in over a year! Ranked 85th in the world at the time of registration, the Parisian has saved a protected ranking. He will need it for Indian Wells and Miami. Other French players present on the Canebière: Richard Gasquet, Benjamin Bonzi, Arthur Rinderknech and Grégoire Barrère. Ugo Humbert is fourth on the waiting list.
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