ATP Clay Court Tournament Winners Leading Up to French Open 2015

Review of the winners of the ATP clay court tournaments leading up to the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros.

Find out who is on form and potential challengers to Nadal’s Roland Garros title.

The way to Roland Garros

The way to Roland Garros

It’s been an interesting lead up to this year’s French Open, which runs from 24 May to 7 June.

World number one Novak Djokovic is on a 22 match winning streak, which includes winning the Australian Open, Indian Wells, Miami and Rome.

Roger Federer, world number two was runner up in Rome and won his 85th career title in Istanbul.

World number three Andy Murray defeated Rafael Nadal to win Madrid, a week after winning Munich.

Nine time Roland Garros champion Nadal, currently ranked seven in the world is the sixth seed at Roland Garros. He potentially faces Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals and Andy Murray in the semis.

View the men’s Roland Garros draw here.

Read on for the full list of men’s clay court tournament winners so far this year.

Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco

6-12 April

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Martin Klizan d Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-2, 6-2

Fayez Sarofim & Co US Men’s Clay Court Championship, Houston, USA

6-12 April

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – $549,230

Jack Sock d Sam Querry 7-6(9), 7-6(2)

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic (2012)

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monte-Carlo, Monaco

13-19 April

ATP 1000

Total Prize Money – €3,624,045

Novak Djokovic d Tomas Berdych 7-5, 4-6, 6-3

Other notable results:

Semi-final Novak Djokovic d Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3

Third round Gael Monfils d Roger Federer 6-4, 7-6(5)

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain

20-26 April

ATP 500

Total Prize Money – €2,265,235

Kei Nishikori d Pablo Andujar 6-4, 6-4

Other notable results:

Third round Fabio Fognini d Rafael Nadal 6-4, 7-6(6)

Semi-final Pablo Andujar d David Ferrer 7-6(6), 6-3

BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania

20-26 April

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Guillermo Garcia Lopez d Jiri Vesely 7-6(5),7-6(11)

BMW Open by FWU AG, Munich, Germany

27 April – 3 May

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Andy Murray d Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(4), 5-7, 7-6(4)

Millennium Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal

27 April – 3 May

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Richard Gasquet d Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-2

Gasquet wins

Gasquet wins

TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open

27 April – 3 May

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Roger Federer d Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6(11)
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Mutua Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain

4-11 May

ATP 1000

Total Prize Money – €5,113,730

Andy Murray d Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2

Murray fist pump (2012)

Murray fist pump (2012)

Other notable results:

Second round Nick Kyrgios d Roger Federer 6-7(2), 7-6(5), 7-6(12)

Quarterfinal Kei Nishikori d David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2

Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Rome, Italy

11-17 May

ATP 1000

Total Prize Money – €3,830,295

Novak Djokovic d Roger Federer 6-4, 6-3

Other notable results:

Quarterfinal Stanislas Wawrinka d Rafael Nadal 7-6(7), 6-2

Close Up (2012)

Close Up (2012)

Geneva Open, Geneva, Switzerland

17-23 May

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Semifinals

Federico Delbonis v Joao Sousa

Thomaz Bellucci v Santiago Giraldo

Open de Nice Cote d’Azur, Nice, France

17-23 May

ATP 250

Total Prize Money – €494,310

Quarterfinals

Borna Coric v Leonardo Mayer

Dominic Thiem v John Isner

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

Until next time

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