Japan Open Tennis Championships

The Japan Open Tennis Championships is an ATP 500 tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.

No tournament was held in 2020 or 2021 due to restrictions in place so the 2022 tournament will be the first time in three years that the ATP tournament will be played in Tokyo.

Japan Open Tennis Championships

Japan Open Tennis Championships

Tournament Name:Japan Open Tennis Championships
Main Sponsor:Rakuten
Location:Tokyo, Japan
Tour Level:ATP 500
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Court
Prize Money:$1,953,285
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles

2022 Japan Open Tennis Tournament Dates

The 2022 tournament in Tokyo will take place from the 3rd to the 9th of October 2022 with qualifying for the event taking place on the 1st and 2nd of October.

The tournament will be played in the same week as the ATP Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan as well as the WTA Jasmin Open in Monastir, Tunisia, and the WTA Ostrava Open in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

2022 Japan Open Tennis Tickets

Multi-session ticket packages for the 2022 tournament are on sale now with single-session tickets going on sale from the 20th of August 2022.

For more information on ticketing for 2022, check out the tournament’s official website.

2022 Japan Open Tennis Players

The full entry list for the 2022 singles and doubles tournaments in Tokyo has now been released and below is a selection of players who will play in the 2022 singles tournament.

  1. Casper Ruud
  2. Taylor Fritz
  3. Alex de Minaur
  4. Denis Shapovalov
  5. Daniel Evans
  6. Nick Kyrgios
  7. Frances Tiafoe
  8. Borna Coric
  9. Miomir Kecmanovic
  10. Pedro Martinez
  11. Yoshihito Nishioka
  12. Jaume Munar
  13. Joao Sousa
  14. Brandon Nakashima
  15. Thanasi Kokkinakis
  16. Mackenzie McDonald
  17. Bernabe Zapata Miralles
  18. Soonwoo Kwon
  19. James Duckworth
  20. Alexei Popyrin
  21. Chun-Hsin Tseng
  22. Kamil Majchrzak
  23. Taro Daniel
  24. Radu Albot

Along with the 24 direct acceptances above, tournament organizers offered wildcard entries to three Japanese tennis players: Kaichi Uchida, Yosuke Watanuki, and Yasutaka Uchiyama.

The remaining spots in the singles draw will go to four qualifiers and one lucky loser who replaces Cameron Norrie after he withdrew from the tournament.

2022 Japan Open Tennis Draw

The draws for the 2022 ATP singles and doubles tournaments are now available to view on the ATP Tour website (see links below).

View 2022 Singles Qualifying Draw

View 2022 Singles Main Draw

View 2022 Doubles Qualifying Draw

View 2022 Doubles Main Draw

2022 Japan Open Tennis Schedule

Below is the schedule for the 2022 singles tournament in Japan.

Saturday, 1st of October 2022Qualifying
Sunday, 2nd of October 2022Qualifying
Monday, 3rd of October 20221st Round
Tuesday, 4th of October 20221st Round/2nd Round
Wednesday, 5th of October 20222nd Round/3rd Round
Thursday, 6th of October 20223rd Round
Friday, 7th of October 2022Quarterfinals
Saturday, 8th of October 2022Semifinals
Sunday, 9th of October 2022Final

2022 Japan Open Prize Money and Points

The prize money and points for the 2022 Tokyo tennis tournament is detailed below.

Men’s Singles Prize Money and Points

The winner of the ATP 500 Singles Event in 2022 will receive $365,275 in prize money and 500 ATP points, with the runner-up receiving $196,540 and 300 ATP points.

Performance2022 Prize MoneyATP Points
2nd Round$28,56545
1st Round$15,2350

Men’s Doubles Prize Money and Points

The winners of the ATP 500 Doubles Event in 2022 will receive $119,980 ($59,990 each) in prize money and 500 ATP points, with the runner ups receiving $63,990 ($31,995 each) in prize money and 300 ATP points.

Performance2022 Prize MoneyATP Points
1st Round$8,3800

ATP Tokyo Previous Winners and Runner Ups

Stefan Edberg currently holds the record for most ATP Tokyo men’s singles titles with four to his name.

Men’s Singles Winners and Runner Ups

The current champion in the ATP Tokyo men’s singles tournament is Novak Djokovic who beat John Millman 6-3, 6-2 in the singles final of the 2019 tournament.

The below list of singles winners and runner ups goes back to 2016, with the full list being available on the ATP Tour website.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore
2019Novak DjokovicJohn Millman6-3, 6-2
2018Daniil MedvedevKei Nishikori6–2, 6–4
2017David GoffinAdrian Mannarino6−3, 7−5
2016Nick KyrgiosDavid Goffin4−6, 6−3, 7−5

Men’s Doubles Winners and Runner Ups

Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin are the defending champions in the Men’s doubles event in Tokyo after beating Nikola Mektic and Franko Skugor 7-6, 6-4 in the doubles final in 2019.

The below list of Men’s doubles winners and runner ups goes back to 2016, with the full list being available on the ATP Tour website.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore
2019Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-VasselinNikola Mektic and Franko Skugor7-6, 6-4
2018Ben McLachlan and Jan-Lennard StruffRaven Klaasen and Michael Venus6-4, 7-5
2017Ben McLachlan and Yasutaka UchiyamaJamie Murray and Bruno Soares6–4, 7–6
2016Marcel Granollers and Marcin MatkowskiRaven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram6–2, 7–6