The Diriyah Tennis Cup is an exhibition tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts at the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia.
The inaugural tournament was played in 2019 with Daniil Medvedev beating Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-2 in the final.
2022 Diriyah Tennis Cup
|Current Champion:||Daniil Medvedev (2019)|
|Draw Size:||12 players|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
The 2022 tournament in Diriyah will be held from the 8th to the 10th of December 2022.
This year’s tournament will be played in the same week as the WTA 125 level event in Angers, France.
Tickets for the 2022 competition are not on sale yet but according to the tournament’s official website, tickets will go on sale soon.
The full player list for the 2022 competition has not been confirmed yet but Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev have confirmed they will play in the 2022 event.
- Daniil Medvedev
- Alexander Zverev
- Dominic Thiem
- Stan Wawrinka
- Cameron Norrie
- Andrey Rublev
- Taylor Fritz
- Nick Kygrios
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Dominic Stricker
- Matteo Berrettini
- Hubert Hurkacz
The exhibition event in Diriyah will be played over three days, with the singles and consolation doubles finals being played on Saturday, the 10th of December 2022.
|Day 1 – Thursday||8 December 2022||First round and Quarterfinals (Singles)|
|Day 2 – Friday||9 December 2022||Semifinals (Singles and Doubles)|
|Day 3 – Saturday||10 December 2022||Finals (Singles and Doubles)|
Day 1 Schedule (from 11:00 am)
- Stan Wawrinka vs Matteo Berrettini
- Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev
- Cameron Norrie vs Nick Krygios
- Hubert Hurkacz vs Dominic Stricker
The draw for the 2022 Diriyah Tennis tournament will be made the day before the start of the tournament on Wednesday, the 7th of December 2022.
The prize money for 2022 will total $3,000,000, which is more than many ATP 500 tournaments.
How the prize money will be split by round has not been released yet but below is how it was split for 2019.
|Performance||$||# of Players||Total|
|1st Consolation Round||$100,000||3||$300,000|
|2nd Consolation Round||$200,000||1||$200,000|
2019 Diriyah Tennis Tournament
Daniil Medvedev won the inaugrial Diriyah Tennis Tournament, beating 6-2, 6-2 in the 2019 final.
In the consolation final, the American John Isner beat Jan-Lennard Struff 4-6, 7-5, 13-11.
Below are the full results from the 2019 competition:
|Final||Medvedev vs Fognini||Medvedev||6-2, 6-2|
|Semifinal||Fognini vs Monfils||Fognini||6-4, 6-4|
|Semifinal||Medvedev vs Goffin||Medvedev||6-3, 6-3|
|Quarterfinal||Fognini vs Isner||Fognini||7-6, 6-4|
|Quarterfinal||Medvedev vs Struff||Medvedev||6-3, 6-1|
|Quarterfinal||Monfils vs Wawrinka||Monfils||6-3, 6-3|
|Quarterfinal||Goffin vs Pouille||Goffin||6-2, 6-4|
|Consolation (Final)||Isner vs Struff||Isner||4-6, 7-5, 13-11|
|Consolation (1st Round)||Struff vs Mmoh||Struff||6-4, 6-1|
|Consolation (1st Round)||Isner vs Wawrinka||Isner||7-6, 7-5|
Where to watch?
The 2022 tournament will be available to stream on Eurosport and discovery+.