Eastbourne International Draw 2023 – Exciting Potential Matchups

The qualification phase is over and the main Eastbourne International draw is complete. From the first round, we will be able to enjoy intense duels in each of the categories.

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On Women’s side, Petra Kvitova will try to stay as the champion of the competition, as well as Beatriz Haddad Maia who wants to reach the final again. In the Eastbourne International doubles, Aleksandar Krunic and Magda Linette were the winning duo.

Taylor Fritz was the winner of the previous edition after defeating Maxime Cressy, Fritz leads the Top Seeds for Eastbourne International. Croatians Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic lifted the trophy in doubles.

Let’s take a look at a preview of the players who made it through the qualifiers, as well as the top Eastbourne International seeds who were awaiting their first-round opponents, and those who will have to wait until the second round.

ATP Eastbourne International Draw – First Round

In the first round, 24 players will face each other, 12 of whom will qualify and join the 4 top seeds to complete the round of 16.

Marco Ceccinato vs Mackenzie McDonald

Liam Broady vs Jan Choinski

Mikael Ymer vs Botic van de Zandschulp

Ryan Peniston vs Marc Andrea Huesler

Daniel Elahi Galan vs Maxime Cressy

Zhizhen Zhang vs Lorenzo Sonego

Miomir Kecmanovic vs Yibing Wu

Brandon Nakashima vs Aleksandar Vukic

Gregoire Barrere vs Emil Ruusuvuori

Tomas Martin Etcheverry vs J. J. Wolf

Luca Van Assche vs George Loffhagen

Nuno Borges vs Sebastian Baez

WTA Eastbourne International Draw – First Round

In the first round, 32 players will face each other, 16 winners will advance to the next phase.

 Elena Rybakina vs Xiyu Wang

Madison Keys vs Linda Fruhvirtova

Barbora Krejcikova vs Katie Boulter

Marie Bouzkova vs Beatriz Haddad Maia

Jessica Pegula vs Qinwen Zheng

Shelby Rogers vs Camila Osorio

Jodie Burrage vs Lauren Davis

Bernarda Pera vs Coco Gauff

Petra Kvitova vs Jelena Onstapeko

Shuai Zhang vs Harriet Dart

Camila Giorgi vs Anastasia Potapova

Jasmine Paolini vs Ons Jabeur

Daria Kasatkina vs Anhelina Kalina

Karolina Pliskova vs Elise Mertens

Sorana Cirstea vs Ana Bogdan

Madison Brengle vs Caroline Garcia

Who are the top seeds for Eastbourne International?


  1. Taylor Fritz (ranked 8)
  2. Tommy Paul (ranked 15)
  3. Alex de Minaur (ranked 18)
  4. Francisco Cerundolo (ranked 19)
  5. Nicolas Jarry (ranked 28)
  6. Tomas Martin Etcheverry (ranked 30)
  7. Lorenzo Sonego (ranked 39)
  8. Miomir Kecmanovic (ranked 40)


  1. Elena Rynakina (rakend 3)
  2. Caroline Garcia (ranked 4)
  3. Jessica Pegula (ranked 5)
  4. Ons Jabeur (ranked 6)
  5. Coco Gauff (ranked 7)
  6. Petra Kvitova (ranked 9)
  7. Beatriz Haddad Maia (ranked 10)
  8. Daria Kazatkina (ranked 11)

Wildcards, Lucky Losers, and Qualified for Eastbourne International 2023

Not all competitors reached the first round of the 2023 Eastbourne International in the same way. Some were invited, others had to win a couple of matches, and one was lucky enough to replace a last-minute withdrawal. 


The organisers of the competition can invite some tennis players to take part in the tournament. The intention is to make the event more attractive.

  • Liam Broady
  • Ryan Peniston
  • George Loffhagen


Qualifiers must win two consecutive games to advance to the first round.

  • Marc Andrea Huesler
  • Daniel Elahi Galan
  • Aleksandar Vukic
  • Luca Van Assche

Lucky Losers

If any of the competitors who have already qualified withdraws before the event starts, the vacancy will be allocated to one of the losers of the second qualifying round. Generally, the order of the subtitles is drawn in case there is more than one withdrawal.

  • Jan Choinski

Potential Matchups at Rothesay International

Maxime Cressy vs Lorenzo Sonego

If both players get past the first round, we will enjoy a special duel between the finalist of the previous edition and the seed 8 of this one. The two already had a first meeting the previous year in Winston Salem Open.

Sebastian Baez vs Tommy Paul

The Argentinian must beat Portugal’s Nuno Borges in the first round, before meeting Tommy Paul, who is already qualified for round 2 as the number 2 seed. If that happens, a new rivalry will be born as they have never met before.

FAQs about 2023 Eastbourne International

Eastbourne International Draw
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When do the top seeds play? some will play on Monday and Tuesday, and the top seeds should play on Wednesday when they know their opponents.

How many rounds are there? From the first round to the final there are 5 stages, so to be champion you have to win 5 matches.

What is the prize money at Eastbourne International 2023?  Prizes range from $2,000 to $120,000 depending on the category and round.

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