Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments

The Melbourne Summer Set are warm up tournaments held in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open Grand Slam, with 3 tournaments being played over the course of a week (1 ATP 250 tournament and 2 WTA 250 tournaments).

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

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Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments

When were the 2022 Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments?

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

How to get tickets to the Tennis Tournaments in Melbourne?

Tickets for the 2022 Tournaments in Melbourne were available from Ticketmaster Australia and are on sale now. Ticket prices start from AUD$19 and there is free entry for kids.

Tickets for the 2023 tournament are not on sale yet.

Melbourne Summer Set Players

ATP 250 Event

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

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

Home favorite Nick Kyrgios was also given a wild card entry into the event.

ATP Seeds

  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 entered into the tournament include three-time grand slam winner Andy Murray who received a wildcard to the event and US Open/Wimbledon Finalist Kevin Anderson.

WTA 250 Event #1

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.

WTA 250 #1 Seeds

  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

WTA 250 Event #2

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

WTA 250 #2 Seeds

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

Schedule for 2022 Melbourne Summer Set Tournaments

The daily schedule for the ATP 250 tournament is available on the ATP Tour Website. You can find the schedule for the two WTA 250 events by clicking here and here.

Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments Prize Money

ATP Melbourne Summer Set Prize Money 2022

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

2022 Singles Prize Money

Performance2022 Prize Money
Winner$87,370
Finalist$48,365
Semifinalist$27,220
Quarterfinalist$15,490
Round of 16$8,890
Round of 32$5,200
Qualifying  Round 2$2,540
Qualifying  Round 1$1,320

2022 Doubles Prize Money

Performance2022 Prize Money
Winners$23,370
Finalist$13,210
Semifinalist$7,630
Quarterfinalist$4,320
2nd Round$2,540
1st Round$1,520

WTA Melbourne Summer Set 1 Prize Money 2022

PerformancePrize Money
Winner$31,000
Finalist$18,037
Semifinalist$10,100
Quarterfinalist$5,800
Second Round$3,675
First Round$2,675

The total prize money for the 2022 WTA 250 Melbourne Summer Set 1 is $239,477 with the prize money being split as detailed above.

WTA Melbourne Summer Set 2 Prize Money 2022

PerformancePrize Money
Winner$31,000
Finalist$18,037
Semifinalist$10,100
Quarterfinalist$5,800
Second Round$3,675
First Round$2,675

The total prize money for the 2022 WTA 250 Melbourne Summer Set 2 is $239,477 with the prize money being split as detailed above.

Melbourne Summer Set Past Winners

Past Singles Winners

TournamentYearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
ATP Melbourne Summer Set2022Rafael NadalMaxime Cressy7–6, 6–3
WTA Melbourne Summer Set 12022Simona HalepVeronika Kudermetova6–2, 6–3
WTA Melbourne Summer Set 22022Amanda AnisimovaAliaksandra Sasnovich7–5, 1–6, 6–4

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

Simona Halep won her 23rd career title by winning the WTA Melbourne Summer Set 1.

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

Past Doubles Winners

TournamentYearWinnersRunner UpsScore in Final
ATP Melbourne Summer Set2022Wesley Koolhof and Neal SkupskiAleksandr Nedovyesov and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi6–4, 6–4
WTA Melbourne Summer Set 12022Asia Muhammad and Jessica PegulaSara Errani and Jasmine Paolini6–3, 6–1
WTA Melbourne Summer Set 22022Bernarda Pera and Republic Kateřina SiniakováTereza Martincová and Mayar Sherif6–2, 6–7, 10–5

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