Tennis: Lille’s Play In Challenger changes dimension and aims for “two or three Top 100”

The Lille Play In Challenger, whose next edition is scheduled for March, will go up a notch in the category of Challenger tournaments. Antoine Sueur, the president of the tournament, wishes to take advantage of it to benefit more from renowned players.



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Following a reform of the ATP, which organizes the men’s tennis circuit, the Lille Challenger declines from the 90 category to the 100 category. The ATP points distributed will therefore increase, as will the cash prizewho will pass from 80,000 to 130,000 dollars (around €132,000). ” This is a considerable increasewelcomes Antoine Sueur, at the head of the tournament. It will allow us to attract better players, maybe two or three Top 100. »

From March 27 to April 2, 2023

Tournament dates will also change. It will take place from March 27 to April 2, 2023, when it was normally organized the previous week. ” It’s a more favorable positioning: it’s during the second week of the Miami Master 1000rejoices Antoine Sueur again. We could recover some players eliminated prematurely from this tournament. »

To pass this milestone, the tournament has also started looking for new partners. One of them should also be formalized at the end of the month..









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