Pan Pacific Open

The Pan Pacific Open is a WTA 500 tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts in Tokyo, Japan.

The tournament has a long history on the WTA Tour with the first Pan Pacific Open being played in 1976.

The tournament was held in Osaka in 2019 but will make a return to Tokyo in 2022 after no tournament was played in 2020 or 2021.

Pan Pacific Open

2022 Pan Pacific Open

Location:Tokyo, Japan
Tour Level:WTA 500
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Courts
Draw Size:Singles: 32, Doubles 16
Prize Money:$757,900

Dates

The 2022 Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo was held from the 19th to the 25th of September 2022.

The 2022 tournament was played in the same week as the WTA tournaments in Budapest and Seoul as well as the ATP Tournaments in Metz, San Diego, and London.

Players

The official entry list for the 2022 tournament in Tokyo has now been released and below is a selection of top WTA players that played in the singles tournament in 2022.

  • Naomi Osaka
  • Paula Badosa
  • Caroline Garcia
  • Garbine Muguruza
  • Veronika Kudermetova
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia
  • Karolína Pliskova
  • Alison Riske-Amritraj
  • Elena Rybakina
  • Sofia Kenin
  • Daria Saville
  • Claire Liu

Schedule

Below was the schedule for the 2022 singles and doubles tournaments in Tokyo, with the doubles final being played on Saturday, the 24th of September 2022, and the singles final on Sunday, the 25th of September 2022.

DayDateSinglesDoubles
Monday – Day 119th of September 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 220th of September 20221st Round Matches1st Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 321st of September 20222nd Round Matches1st Round Matches
Thursday – Day 422nd of September 20222nd Round MatchesQuarterfinals
Friday – Day 523rd of September 2022QuarterfinalsSemifinals
Saturday – Day 624th of September 2022SemifinalsFinals
Sunday – Day 725th of September 2022Finals

Draw

The draws for the 2022 WTA Tokyo tennis tournament are now available to view on the WTA Tour website (see link below).

WTA Tokyo Draws: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/1056/tokyo/2022/draws

Prize Money and Points

The total financial commitment (including prize money) for the 2022 WTA 500 tournament in Tokyo will be $757,900.

Details in relation to how the prize money and points are to be split for the 2022 tournament are detailed below.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received $116,340 and 470 WTA ranking points, while the runner-up received $71,960 and 305 WTA ranking points.

Players losing in the first round in 2022 received $8,080 and 1 WTA ranking point.

Performance$WTA Points
Winner$116,340470
Finalist$71,960305
Semifinalist$42,010185
Quarterfinalist$20,505100
2nd Round$11,18555
1st Round$8,0801

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $39,000 ($19,500 each) and 470 points, while the runner-ups received $23,700 ($11,850 each) and 305 points.

Teams losing in the 1st round in 2022 received $4,200 ($2,100 each) and 1 point.

Performance$WTA Points
Winners$39,000470
Finalists$23,700305
Semifinalists$13,470185
Quarterfinalists$7,000100
1st Round$4,2001

Past Singles Winners

Liudmila Samsonova is the current champion in the singles after beating Zheng Qinwen 7-5, 7-5 in the 2022 Singles Final (See match highlights below).

Martina Hingis currently holds the record for most singles titles in Tokyo with five titles to her name (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, and 2007).

  • 2022 – Liudmila Samsonova
  • 2021 – N/A
  • 2020 – N/A
  • 2019 – Naomi Osaka
  • 2018 – Karolina Pliskova
  • 2017 – Caroline Wozniacki
  • 2016 – Caroline Wozniacki
  • 2015 – Agnieszka Radwańska
  • 2014 – Ana Ivanovic
  • 2013 – Petra Kvitová
  • 2012 – Nadia Petrova
  • 2011 – Agnieszka Radwańska
  • 2010 – Caroline Wozniacki
  • 2009 – Maria Sharapova
  • 2008 – Dinara Safina
  • 2007 – Martina Hingis
  • 2006 – Elena Dementieva
  • 2005 – Maria Sharapova
  • 2004 – Lindsay Davenport
  • 2003 – Lindsay Davenport
  • 2002 – Martina Hingis
  • 2001 – Lindsay Davenport
  • 2000 – Martina Hingis
  • 1999 – Martina Hingis
  • 1998 – Lindsay Davenport
  • 1997 – Martina Hingis
  • 1996 – Iva Majoli
  • 1995 – Kimiko Date
  • 1994 – Steffi Graf
  • 1993 – Martina Navratilova
  • 1992 – Gabriela Sabatini
  • 1991 – Gabriela Sabatini
  • 1990 – Steffi Graf
  • 1989 – Martina Navratilova
  • 1988 – Pam Shriver
  • 1987 – Gabriela Sabatini
  • 1986 – Steffi Graf
  • 1985 – Manuela Maleeva
  • 1984 – Manuela Maleeva
  • 1983 – Lisa Bonder
  • 1982 – Bettina Bunge
  • 1981 – Ann Kiyomura
  • 1980 – Billie Jean King
  • 1979 – Billie Jean King
  • 1978 – Virginia Wade
  • 1977 – Virginia Wade
  • 1976 – Betty Stöve