The Melbourne Summer Set were warm up tournaments 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.
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, 2022 ticket prices starting from AUD$19 and there is free entry for kids.
Melbourne Summer Set Players
ATP 250 Players
Rafael Nadal was the top seed in the ATP 250 tournament as 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.
Home favorite Nick Kyrgios was also given a wild card entry into the event.
- Rafael Nadal
- Reilly Opelka
- Grigor Dimitrov
- David Goffin
- Benoit Paire
- Ilya Ivashka
- Dominik Koepfer
- Mackenzie McDonald
Other notable players entered into the tournament included 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
- Naomi Osaka
- Simone Halep
- Veronika Kudermetova
- No player was assigned
- Liudmila Samsonova
- Viktorija Golobic
- Tereza Martincova
- Katerina Siniakova
- Alison Riske
WTA 250 Event #2
The number one seed for the second WTA 250 Event was the American Jessica Pegula, with other notable entries including Elise Mertens, Madison Keys, and Sam Stosur.
WTA 250 #2 Seeds
- Jessica Pegula
- Elise Mertens
- Daria Kasatkina
- Sorribes Tormo
- Sorana Cirstea
- Clara Tauson
- Ann Li
- Marta Kostyuk
Schedule for 2022 Melbourne Summer Set Tournaments
The daily schedule for the ATP 250 tournament is available on the ATP Tour Website.
Melbourne Summer Set Tennis Tournaments Prize Money
ATP Melbourne Summer Set Prize Money 2022
The total prize money for the 2022 ATP 250 event was $521,000 with the prize money being split as follows:
2022 ATP Singles Prize Money
|Performance||2022 Prize Money|
|Round of 16||$8,890|
|Round of 32||$5,200|
|Qualifying Round 2||$2,540|
|Qualifying Round 1||$1,320|
2022 ATP Doubles Prize Money
|Performance||2022 Prize Money|
WTA Melbourne Summer Set 1 Prize Money 2022
The total prize money for the 2022 WTA 250 Melbourne Summer Set 1 was $239,477 with the prize money being split as detailed above.
WTA Melbourne Summer Set 2 Prize Money 2022
The total prize money for the 2022 WTA 250 Melbourne Summer Set 2 was $239,477 with the prize money being split as detailed above.
Melbourne Summer Set Past Winners
Past Singles Winners
|ATP Melbourne Summer Set||2022||Rafael Nadal||Maxime Cressy||7–6, 6–3|
|WTA Melbourne Summer Set 1||2022||Simona Halep||Veronika Kudermetova||6–2, 6–3|
|WTA Melbourne Summer Set 2||2022||Amanda Anisimova||Aliaksandra Sasnovich||7–5, 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
|ATP Melbourne Summer Set||2022||Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski||Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi||6–4, 6–4|
|WTA Melbourne Summer Set 1||2022||Asia Muhammad and Jessica Pegula||Sara Errani and Jasmine Paolini||6–3, 6–1|
|WTA Melbourne Summer Set 2||2022||Bernarda Pera and Republic Kateřina Siniaková||Tereza Martincová and Mayar Sherif||6–2, 6–7, 10–5|