Last week ATP Tennis moved to Europe for the start of clay-swing 2021, which will culminate in late May (one week later than originally expected) at Roland Garros, Paris. Meanwhile at the Monte-Carlo Country Club, one of the most glamorous, historical and incredible tennis clubs in the world, the second ATP Masters 1000 of the season is being played, the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, which sees Novak Djokovic and Rafael among the great protagonists.
Nadal. Stefanos Tsitsipas won for the first time the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters by beating Andrey Rubev in straight sets with the final score of 6-3 6-3. This is the first title in the season, the 6th in his career and the first ATP Masters 1000 wins for him.
The Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2021 is the 114th edition of the tournament sponsored by Rolex, part of the ATP Tour Masters 1000 category as part of the ATP Tour 2021. The tournament was held at the Monte Carlo Country Club in Roccabruna, near Monte Carlo.
The Monte Carlo Masters is back on the calendar after the 2020 edition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic was still in progress and among the security measures taken by the organizers there was the choice to have the matches played behind closed doors, also prohibiting fans from accessing the area surrounding the Monte Carlo Country Club.