French Riviera Open 2023: Preview, draw, schedule, and how to follow
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The fourth of the scheduled ITF Super Series events on the 2023 UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour, the French Riviera Open returns for the seventh year this week with five Brits set to contest one of the biggest wheelchair tournaments outside of the four Grand Slams.
Find out everything you need to know about the dates, draws, players and how to follow the French Riviera Open 2023.
When is the French Riviera Open 2023?
The French Riviera Open 2023 takes place from Tuesday 13 June through to Sunday 19 March, straight after the French Open. It will be the last Super Series tournament before the British Open in Nottingham on 1-6 August.
Where is the French Riviera Open 2023 being held?
The Mouratoglou Tennis Academy in Biot is the traditional home of the French Riviera Open, with Patrick Mouratoglou, coach of several former and current renowned players on the ATP and WTA, a great supporter of the tournament.
Who are the reigning French Riviera Open champions?
- Men’s singles – Shingo Kunieda (JPN) (now retired)
- Women’s singles – Diede de Groot (NED)
- Quad singles – Sam Schroder (NED)
- Men’s doubles – Martin de la Puente (ESP) & Gustavo Fernandez (ARG)
- Women’s doubles – Diede de Groot (NED) & Aniek van Koot (NED)
- Quad doubles – Sam Schroder & Niels Vink (NED)
When is the French Riviera 2023 draw?
The French Riviera Open 2023 draw will take place on the eve of the tournament, Monday 12 June.
Which British players be competing at the French Riviera Open 2023?
While Alfie Hewett’s next target is the cinch Championships, Reid heads three British players entered for the men’s singles in Biot this year. Reid is a two-time French Riviera Open singles champion, in both 2018 and 2018 when the tournament had ITF 2 Series status, while he is also three-time men’s doubles champion, including back-to-back victories partnering Hewett in 2020 and 2021.
Lucy Shuker was French Riviera Open women’s doubles champion in 2020 and a doubles semi-finalist in 2021 and 2022.
Off the back of winning his second Roland Garris quad doubles title over the weekend, Lapthorne will hope to earn his first French Riviera Open singles and doubles tiles.
How to follow the French Riviera Open 2023
Daily news from the French Riviera Open 2023 will be available here on the LTA website and via LTA social media channels with draws updated daily on the ITF website.
The French Riviera Open will have daily live streams from the official French Riviera Open YouTube channel.