Grand Prix Hassan II, Marrakech Prize Money 2023

The Grand Prix Hassan II, which took place in Marrakech, Morocco, from April 3-9, was one of three ATP 250 events held last week as the tour transitioned to clay courts. In the 2023 Grand Prix Hassan II, Roberto Carballés Baena emerged victorious in the men’s singles tennis competition, defeating Alexandre Müller 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–2. In 1984, the Grand Prix Hassan II began as an ATP Challenger event and later ascended to an official ATP Tour competition in 1990. Formerly located in Casablanca, it remains the sole ATP event conducted in Africa. In 2016, it moved to the Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech. However, we’ll discuss the Grand Prix Hassan II 2023 Prize Money and its breakdown in this article.

What is the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech?

Players have an amazing chance to switch from hardcourt to clay court play and improve their clay court game before the French Open at the Grand Prix Hassan II. It was first promoted to the ATP tour in 1990 after beginning as an ATP Challenger event in 1984. Casablanca served as the inaugural home of Africa’s sole ATP stop before moving to Marrakech in 2016.

Moroccan King Mohammed VI is the tournament’s primary sponsor. In 2020–21, the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the Grand Prix Hassan II from taking place. Last year’s most recent edition of the event was won by four-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist David Goffin. Juan Carlos Ferrero, Stan Wawrinka, and Thomas Muster are a few of the well-known figures who have previously won the trophy.

Grand Prix Hassan II 2023 Prize Overview

The tournament in Marrakech, the Grand Prix Hassan II, was privately funded by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. In 2023, the total prize money amounted to €630,705, marking a substantial 17.99% increase from the previous year, 2022. The victorious player in Marrakech received a winner’s purse of €85,605, reflecting a notable 5.3% boost compared to David Goffin’s earnings for winning the title in 2022.

These increments were consistent across the entire main draw, with even first-round losers experiencing a 5.3% improvement in prize money compared to the previous year, receiving €6,035. For a detailed breakdown of the prize money for the 2023 Grand Prix Hassan II, refer to the table below, including percentage changes for easy comparison with the preceding season.

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Prize Money Breakdown for the Grand Prix Hassan II 2023

You can see a detailed breakdown of the prize money for this year’s ATP event in Marrakech in the tables below. The percentage change in prize money from the previous year is also visible.

Singles

2023Prize Money% Change vs 2022
Winner€85,6055.3%
Runner-up€49,9405.3%
Semifinal€29,3555.3%
Quarterfinal€17,0105.3%
Round 2€9,8805.3%
Round 1€6,0355.3%
Q2€3,0205.2%
Q1€1,6455.1%

Doubles

2023Prize Money € EUR% Change vs 2022
Winner€29,7405.3%
Runner-up€15,9105.3%
Semifinal€9,3305.3%
Quarterfinal€5,2205.5%
Round 1€3,0705.1%

Grand Prix Hassan II Total Money History

YearMarrakech Total Prize Money% Change
2023€630,70517.99%
2022€534,555-1.4%
2021Not played 
2020Not played 
2019€524,3404.6%
2018€501,3454.0%
2017€482,0604.0%
2016€463,5205.5%
2015€439,4053.0%
2014€426,6054.0%
2013€410,2003.0%
2012€398,2500.0%
2011€398,2500.0%
2010€398,2500.0%

The Bottom Line!

The Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech, a vital ATP Tour clay court event, concluded with Roberto Carballés Baena securing victory and €85,605 in prize money. Privately funded by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, the 2023 edition featured a substantial 17.99% increase in total prize money, reaching €630,705. Notably, even first-round losers enjoyed a 5.3% boost in earnings. This reinforces the tournament’s significance as a crucial clay court transition before the French Open, showcasing skill and resilience on Marrakech’s clay courts.

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