2022 Charleston Open

The WTA Charleston Open is a clay court tennis tournament that is held annually in Charleston, South Carolina.

The WTA Tournament in Charleston is one of the longest-running tournaments on the WTA Tour, with the first tournament taking place in 1973.

The tournament has long been a popular event on the WTA tour with past champions in Charleston including greats like Justine Henin, Steffi Graf, Tracy Austin and Martina Navratilova.

The 2022 tournament was held at the Credit One Bank Stadium on Daniel Island which has a capacity of up to 10,200 tennis fans.

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2022 Charleston Open

Quick Facts on the Charleston Open

Tournament Name:WTA Charleston Open (Volvo Car Open)
Location:Charleston, South Carolina, USA
WTA Tour Level:WTA 500
Court Surface:Outdoor Clay Court
Draw Size:64 Singles, 16 Doubles
Total Prize Money:$888,636
Official Website:https://www.creditonecharlestonopen.com/
Facebook Page:Official Facebook Page
Twitter:Official Twitter Account
Instagram:Official Instagram Account

When did the 2022 Charleston Open take place?

The 2022 tournament in Charleston took place from the 4th to the 10th of April 2022.

In 2022, the tournament was held in the same week as the Copa Colsanitas WTA Cup in Bogota, Colombia and the ATP tournaments in Houston and Marrakech.

How do you get tickets for the 2023 Charleston Open?

Tickets for the 2023 tournament are not yet on sale. More information will be available closer to the start of the tournament on the tournament’s official website.

2022 Charleston Open Players

SeedWTA Player
1Aryna Sabalenka
2Paula Badosa
3Karolina Pliskova
4Ons Jabeur
5Elena Rybakina
6Jessica Pegula
7Leylah Fernandez
8Veronika Kudermetova
9Madison Keys
10Belinda Bencic
11Petra Kvitova
12Alize Cornet
13Sloane Stephens
14Aja Tomljanovic
15Amanda Anisimova
16Shuai Zhang
*Current WTA Ranking as of the 7th of February 2022

The WTA Tour players listed above were seeded at the WTA 500 singles event in Charleston in 2022.

The draw for the 2022 tournament included top 10 WTA Tour Players Paula Badosa, Aryna Sabalenka, Karolina Pliskova and Ons Jabeur as well as home favourites Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens.

2022 Charleston Open Schedule

Monday, 4 April 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday, 5 April 20221st and 2nd Round Matches
Wednesday, 6 April 2022 2nd and 3rd Round Matches
Thursday, 7 April 20223rd Round Matches
Friday, 8 April 2022Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday, 9 April 2022Semifinal Matches
Sunday, 10 April 2022Finals

If you are looking for the official schedule for the 2022 Charleston tennis tournament, it is available on the tournament’s official website.

2022 Charleston Open Draw

The draws for the singles and doubles events at the 2022 WTA Charleston tennis tournament are available to view on the WTA Tour website.

2022 Charleston Open Prize Money and Points

The total prize money for the 2022 tournament was $888,636, which is an increase of approximately $323,000 from the tournament in 2021.

How the prize money was split by round in 2022 is detailed below.

2022 Singles Prize Money and Points

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize MoneyPoints
3rd Round$9,900$6,48055
2nd Round$5,420$4,10030
1st Round$3,980$3,3301

The winner of the WTA 500 Singles Event in 2022 received $158,800 in prize money, while the runner up received $98,190.

Prize money at each of the different levels has increased when compared to the prize money awarded for the 2021 tournament in Charleston.

2022 Doubles Prize Money and Points

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize MoneyPoints
Round 1$4,600$3,5001

The winners of the WTA 500 Doubles Event in Charleston received $42,650 ($21,325 each) in prize money in 2022, with the runner ups receiving $25,900 ($12,950 each).

Charleston Past Winners and Runner Ups

Past Singles Winners and Runner Ups

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Belinda BencicOns Jabeur6-1, 5-7, 6-4
2021Veronika KudermetovaDanka Kovinić6–4, 6–2
2020N/AN/ATournament not held
2019Madison KeysCaroline Wozniacki7–6, 6–3
2018Kiki BertensJulia Görges6–2, 6–1
2017Daria KasatkinaJeļena Ostapenko6–3, 6–1
2016Sloane StephensElena Vesnina7–6, 6–2
2015Angelique KerberMadison Keys6–2, 4–6, 7–5
2014Andrea PetkovicJana Čepelová7–5, 6–2
2013Serena WilliamsJelena Janković3–6, 6–0, 6–2
2012Serena WilliamsLucie Šafářová6–0, 6–1

The above list of past winners and runner ups in the singles event in Charleston goes back to 2012. For a full list of previous singles winners and runner ups, check the official WTA Tour website.

The defending champion in the singles event is Belinda Bencic who beat Ons Jabeur 6–4, 6–2 in the final of the 2022 singles tournament.

Chris Evert holds the record for most titles in Charleston with eight titles to her name, followed by Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova with four titles each.

Past Doubles Winners and Runner Ups

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore in Final
2022Andreja Klepac and Magda LinetteLucie Hradecká and Sania Mirza6-2, 4-6, 10-7
2021Nicole Melichar and Demi SchuursMarie Bouzková and Lucie Hradecká6–2, 6–4
2020N/AN/ATournament not held
2019Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Alicja RosolskaIrina Khromacheva and Veronika Kudermetova7–6, 6–2
2018Alla Kudryavtseva and Katarina SrebotnikAndreja Klepač and María José Martínez Sánchez6–3, 6–3
2017Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie ŠafářováLucie Hradecká and Kateřina Siniaková6–1, 4–6, 10–7
2016Caroline Garcia and Kristina MladenovicBethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Šafářová6–2, 7–5
2015Martina Hingis and Sania MirzaCasey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak6–0, 6–4
2014Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava ShvedovaChan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan7–6, 6–2
2013Kristina Mladenovic and Lucie ŠafářováAndrea Hlaváčková and Liezel Huber6–3, 7–6
2012Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie ŠafářováAnabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova5–7, 6–4, 10–6

The above list of past winners and runner ups in doubles in Charleston goes back to 2012. For a full list of previous doubles winners and runner ups, check the official WTA Tour website.

Andreja Klepac and Magda Linette are the defending champions in the doubles event after beating Lucie Hradecká and Sania Mirza 6-2, 4-6, 10-7 in the 2022 final.

Martina Navratilova holds the record for the most doubles titles at Charleston with seven titles to her name with seven different partners.