The ATP Tel Aviv Open is a tennis tournament that will be played on outdoor hard courts at the Expo Complex in Tel Aviv, Israel.
An ATP tournament was held from 1978 to 1996, so the 2022 tournament was the first time in over 20 years that an ATP 250 tournament was played in Tel Aviv.
2022 ATP Tel Aviv Open
|Location:||Tel Aviv, Israel|
|Tour Level:||ATP 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
The 2022 ATP Tel Aviv Open tennis tournament was held from the 26th of September to the 2nd of October 2022.
Tickets for the 2022 tournament were sold through the tournament’s official website.
Ticket prices started from 199 NIS (around $60 USD) for qualifying and the 1st round, with ticket prices for the semifinals and final starting from 1,009 NIS (around $300 USD).
The 2022 ATP tournament attracted several top 100 ATP players from all across the world including former world number 1 Novak Djokovic as well as former US Open Singles champions Dominic Thiem, and Marin Cilic.
The official entry list for the tournament has now been released and below is a selection of players that played in the singles tournament in 2022.
- Novak Djokovic
- Adrian Mannarino
- Arthur Rinderknech
- Aslan Karatsev
- Botic van de Zandschulp
- Diego Schwartzman
- Dominic Thiem
- Emil Ruusuvuori
- Joao Sousa
- Laslo Djere
- Marin Cilic
- Maxime Cressy
- Sebastian Korda
- Tallon Griekspoor
- Thiago Monteiro
- J.J. Wolf
Below was the tournament schedule for the 2022 tennis tournament in Tel Aviv, with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 2nd of October 2022.
|Monday – Day 1||26th of September 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||27th of September 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||28th of September 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||29th of September 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||30th of September 2022||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday – Day 6||1st of October 2022||Semifinals|
|Sunday – Day 7||2nd of October 2022||Finals|
The draws for the 2022 Tel Aviv tennis tournament have now been released and are available to view on the ATP Tour website (see links below).
Men’s Singles Qualifying Draw: View Draw
Men’s Singles Draw: View Draw
Men’s Doubles Draw: View Draw
Novak went into the match with an 18-2 H2H lead over Cilic so he was the heavy favorite to win the singles title.
This was justified as Novak went on the win the final in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.
In the men’s doubles final, the number 1 seeds Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop beat the number 3 seeds Santiago Gonzalez and Andres Molteni 6-2, 6-4.
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment for the 2022 tournament in Tel Aviv was $1,019,855, with the majority of this amount ($949,475) being paid out in prize money to players.
How the prize money and points are to be split for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the Men’s Singles tournament in 2022 received $144,415 and 250 points, while the runner-up received $84,245 and 150 points.
Players losing in the 1st round of singles in 2022 received $10,185.
The winners of the Men’s Doubles Tournament in 2022 received $50,180 ($25,090 each) and 250 ATP Points, while the runner-ups received $26,850 ($13,425 each) and 150 ATP Points.
Teams losing in the 1st round of doubles in 2022 received $5,180 ($2,590 each).
The last ATP tournament in Tel Aviv was in 2022 with Novak Djokovic winning the singles competition and Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop winning the doubles competition.
Past Men’s Singles Winners
- 2022 – Novak Djokovic
- 1996 – Javier Sánchez
- 1995 – Ján Krošlák
- 1994 – Wayne Ferreira
- 1993 – Stefano Pescosolido
- 1992 – Jeff Tarango
- 1991 – Leonardo Lavalle
- 1990 – Andrei Chesnokov
- 1989 – Jimmy Connors
- 1988 – Brad Gilbert
- 1987 – Amos Mansdorf
- 1986 – Brad Gilbert
- 1985 – Brad Gilbert
- 1984 – Aaron Krickstein
- 1983 – Aaron Krickstein
- 1982 – N/A
- 1981 – Mel Purcell
- 1980 – Harold Solomon
- 1979 – Tom Okker
- 1978 – Tom Okker
Past Men’s Doubles Winners
- 2022 – Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop
- 1996 – Marcos Ondruska and Grant Stafford
- 1995 – Jim Grabb and Jared Palmer
- 1994 – Lan Bale and John-Laffnie de Jager
- 1993 – Sergio Casal and Emilio Sánchez
- 1992 – Mike Bauer and João Cunha Silva
- 1991 – David Rikl and Michiel Schapers
- 1990 – Nduka Odizor and Christo van Rensburg
- 1989 – Jeremy Bates and Patrick Baur
- 1988 – Roger Smith and Paul Wekesa
- 1987 – Gilad Bloom and Shahar Perkiss
- 1986 – John Letts and Peter Lundgren
- 1985 – Brad Gilbert and Ilie Năstase
- 1984 – Peter Doohan and Brian Levine
- 1983 – Colin Dowdeswell and Zoltán Kuhárszky
- 1982 – N/A
- 1981 – Steve Meister and Van Winitsky
- 1980 – Per Hjertquist and Steve Krulevitz
- 1979 – Ilie Năstase and Tom Okker