2024 Eastbourne International Men's Draw including Taylor Fritz, Tommy Paul and Kei Nishikori

Saturday, 22 June 2024 at 15:31
The ATP Draw has been confirmed for the 2024 Eastbourne International which sees Francisco Cerundolo as defending champion. Acting as the inferior tournament due to the WTA 500 of the same week, it sees an American contingent.
Leading the way between June 24-29, 2024 in the grass court tournament is Taylor Fritz who could face Thiago Seyboth Wild in the second round.
Tommy Paul is second seed and could face Billy Harris or Jacob Fearnley, both British wildcards in the second round. Paul though may not play given that he is still at Queen's. Alexander Bublik is third seed and could take on Dominik Koepfer or Fabian Marozsan. For defending champion Cerundolo, it is Marcos Giron then likely Liam Broady.
Sebastian Baez is fourth seed and faces Miomir Kecmanovic or Zhizhen Zhang, the latter has been superb in Halle this week. While Kei Nishikori also uses his protected ranking to return to grass. He faces Mariano Navone.

2024 Eastbourne International Men's Draw


  • The Eastbourne International has a long-standing history, with the men's tournament dating back to 1974 and the women's tournament to 1971.
  • Initially, the tournament was held on grass courts, but in 2009, it switched to a combination of grass and hard courts.


  • The tournament takes place at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne, a seaside town in East Sussex, England.
  • The club features multiple grass courts and hard courts, providing players with a variety of playing surfaces.


  • The Eastbourne International is unique in that it offers both grass and hard court events.
  • The grass courts are known for their fast and low-bouncing nature, while the hard courts provide a different challenge with a higher bounce and medium pace.

Tournament Format

  • The tournament follows a single-elimination format for both men and women.
  • The main draws typically consist of 32 players, including direct acceptances, qualifiers, and wildcards.
  • Matches are best-of-three sets for both men and women.


  • The Eastbourne International serves as a crucial warm-up event for players preparing for Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam of the year.
  • The tournament provides players with an opportunity to fine-tune their grass court skills and adjust to the unique playing conditions before the prestigious major.

Notable Champions

  • The Eastbourne International has seen numerous top-ranked players and Grand Slam champions capture titles over the years. Some notable past champions include Novak Djokovic, Caroline Wozniacki, Serena Williams, and Justine Henin.
Eastbourne International Men's Finals
2009 Dmitry Tursunov def. Frank Dancevic 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2010 Michaël Llodra def. Guillermo García-López 7–5, 6–2
2011 Andreas Seppi def. Janko Tipsarević 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 5–3, ret.
2012 Andy Roddick def. Andreas Seppi 6–3, 6–2
2013 Feliciano López def. Gilles Simon 7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), 6–0
2014 Feliciano López (2) def. Richard Gasquet 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
2015–16 Not held
2017 Novak Djokovic def. Gaël Monfils 6–3, 6–4
2018 Mischa Zverev def. Lukáš Lacko 6–4, 6–4
2019 Taylor Fritz def. Sam Querrey 6–3, 6–4
2020 Not held due to the coronavirus pandemic
2021 Alex de Minaur def. Lorenzo Sonego 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
2022 Taylor Fritz (2) def. Maxime Cressy 6–2, 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4)

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