Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments

The Melbourne Summer Set was a warm up tournament held in Melbourne ahead of the 2022 Australian Open Grand Slam, with three tournaments being played over the course of a week (one ATP 250 tournament and two WTA 250 tournaments).

The tournaments were played at Melbourne Park, the home of the Australian Open so these tournaments were ideal for top ATP and WTA players looking to prepare for the first grand slam of the year.

Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments

2022 Melbourne Summer Set


The three 2022 Tournaments were held from the 4th to the 9th of January 2022, with all matches being played at Melbourne Park.


Tickets for the 2022 Tournaments were sold through Ticketmaster Australia, with ticket prices starting from AUD$19 and free entry for kids.


ATP 250 Event

Rafael Nadal was the top seed in the ATP 250 tournament and he used the event to prepare for the 2022 Australian Open.

Top ATP Players like Grigor Dimitrov, David Goffin, and Benoit Paire were all looking to cause an upset by claiming the title.

  1. Rafael Nadal
  2. Reilly Opelka
  3. Grigor Dimitrov
  4. David Goffin
  5. Benoit Paire
  6. Ilya Ivashka
  7. Dominik Koepfer
  8. Mackenzie McDonald

Other notable players that entered the tournament included three-time grand slam winner Andy Murray who received a wildcard to the event, the US Open/Wimbledon Finalist Kevin Anderson, and home favorite Nick Kyrgios was given a wild card entry into the event.

First WTA 250 Event

Naomi Osaka was the top seed in the first WTA 250 event and was joined in the draw by two time grand slam winner Simona Halep.

  1. Naomi Osaka
  2. Simone Halep
  3. Veronika Kudermetova
  4. No player was assigned
  5. Liudmila Samsonova
  6. Viktorija Golobic
  7. Tereza Martincova
  8. Katerina Siniakova
  9. Alison Riske

Second WTA 250 Event

The number one seed for the second WTA 250 Event was Jessica Pegula, with other notable entries including Elise Mertens, Madison Keys, and Sam Stosur.

  1. Jessica Pegula
  2. Elise Mertens
  3. Daria Kasatkina
  4. Sorribes Tormo
  5. Sorana Cirstea
  6. Clara Tauson
  7. Ann Li
  8. Marta Kostyuk

Prize Money

The total prize fund for the 2022 ATP 250 event was $521,000 with the prize money being split as follows:

Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2022 men’s singles competition received $87,370, with the runner up receiving $48,365.

Round of 16$8,890
Round of 32$5,200
Qualifying  Round 2$2,540
Qualifying  Round 1$1,320

Men’s Doubles

The winners of the 2022 men’s doubles competition received $23,370, with the runners up receiving $13,210.

2nd Round$2,540
1st Round$1,520

WTA Events

The total prize money for the two WTA 250 competitions was $239,477 with the prize money being split as detailed below.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2022 women’s singles competitions received $31,000, with the runner up receiving $18,037.

Second Round$3,675
First Round$2,675
Women’s Doubles

The winners of the 2022 women’s doubles competitions received $10,800, with the runners up receiving $6,300.

First Round$1,750

Past Winners


Rafael Nadal claimed his 89th ATP career singles title by beating the American Maxime Cressy in the singles final of the 2022 ATP event.

Simona Halep won her 23rd career title by beating Veronika Kudermetova in the Summer Set 1 final.

In the Summer Set 2 final, the young American Amanda Anisimova won the 2022 singles title, beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets.

TournamentYearWinnerRunner UpScore
Men’s Singles2022Rafael NadalMaxime Cressy7–6, 6–3
Women’s Singles #12022Simona HalepVeronika Kudermetova6–2, 6–3
Women’s Singles #22022Amanda AnisimovaAliaksandra Sasnovich7–5, 1–6, 6–4


Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski won the men’s doubles competition, while Asia Muhammad and Jessica Pegula won the first women’s doubles competition, and Bernarda Pera and Republic Kateřina Siniaková won the second women’s doubles competition.

TournamentYearWinnersRunners UpScore
Men’s Doubles2022Wesley Koolhof and Neal SkupskiAleksandr Nedovyesov and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi6–4, 6–4
Women’s Doubles #12022Asia Muhammad and Jessica PegulaSara Errani and Jasmine Paolini6–3, 6–1
Women’s Doubles #22022Bernarda Pera and Republic Kateřina SiniakováTereza Martincová and Mayar Sherif6–2, 6–7, 10–5