Qatar TotalEnergies Open

The Qatar TotalEnergies Open (WTA Qatar Open) is a hardcourt tennis tournament that takes place in Doha, Qatar.

The tournament is held at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex with past winners of the tournament including Justine Henin, Maria Sharapova, and Monica Seles.

The WTA Qatar Open has been run since 2001 with Martina Hingis winning the inaugural singles event when she beat Sandrine Testud in the 2001 final.

The Tournament has been a popular event on the WTA calendar with many of the top WTA players playing in the tournament each year.

In 2022, the tournament was upgraded to a WTA 1000 event on the WTA Tour so it attracted most of the top WTA players in the world.

WTA Qatar Open Tennis

Quick Facts on the Qatar TotalEnergies Open

Tournament Name:Qatar TotalEnergies Open (WTA Qatar Open)
Location:Doha, Qatar
ATP Tour Level:WTA 1000
Court Surface:Hardcourt
Defending Champion(s):Iga Swiatek (Singles), Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula (Doubles)
Draw Size:64 Singles, 32 Doubles
Total Prize Money:$565,530 (2021)
Official Website:https://www.qatartennis.org/tournaments/qatar-total-open-2022/
Facebook Page:Official Facebook Page
Twitter:Official Twitter Account
Instagram:Official Instagram Account

When did the 2022 Qatar TotalEnergies Open take place?

The 2022 WTA tournament took place the week after the men’s tournament in Qatar from the 20th to the 26th of February 2022.

The WTA tournament took place in the same week as the WTA 250 tournament in Guadalajara and the ATP tournaments in Acapulco, Dubai, and Santiago.

How do you get tickets for the 2023 Qatar TotalEnergies Open?

For more information on getting tickets for the 2023 Qatar TotalEnergies Open, check the tournament’s official website.

2022 Qatar TotalEnergies Open Players

As the 2022 tournament was a WTA 1000 event, most of the top WTA players in the world were in the draw including Aryna Sabalenka, Garbiñe Muguruza, and Maria Sakkari.

The following top WTA players have been included in the entry list for the 2022 Qatar TotalEnergies Open.

Player’s NameCurrent WTA Ranking*
Aryna Sabalenka2
Garbiñe Muguruza3
Barbora Krejcikova4
Karolina Pliskova5
Paula Badosa6
Anett Kontaveit7
Maria Sakkari8
Iga Swiatek9
Ons Jabeur10
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova11
Elena Rybakina12
Sofia Kenin13
Simona Halep15
Cori Gauff16
Elina Svitolina17
Petra Kvitova19
Angelique Kerber20
Jessica Pegula21
Belinda Bencic22
Daria Kasatkina23
Victoria Azarenka25
Elise Mertens26
Jelena Ostapenko27
Tamara Zidansek29
Danielle Collins30
Veronika Kudermetova32
Jil Teichmann34
Shelby Rogers36
Liudmila Samsonova37
Sorana Cirstea38
Clara Tauson39
Viktorija Golubic40
Marketa Vondrousova41
Yulia Putintseva42
Ajla Tomljanovic43
Ekaterina Alexandrova45
Alison Riske46
Tereza Martincova47
Katerina Siniakova48
Anhelina Kalinina49
Jasmine Paolini52
Magda Linette53
Madison Brengle54
*Current WTA ranking as at 27/01/2022

2022 Qatar TotalEnergies Open Schedule

DateRound
Sunday, 20 February 20221st Round
Monday, 21 February 20221st Round
Tuesday, 22 February 20222nd Round
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 2nd Round
Thursday, 24 February 2022Quarterfinals
Friday, 25 February 2022Semifinals
Saturday, 26 February 2022Final

2022 Qatar TotalEnergies Open Draw

The draw for the 2022 tournament is available to download from the WTA Tennis website.

2022 Qatar TotalEnergies Open Prize Money

The prize money for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.

Please note that the big increase from 2021, is mainly due to the fact that 2022 was the first year the tournament was a WTA 1000 event on the WTA Tour.

Singles Prize Money in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money – USD2021 Prize Money – USD
Winner$380,000$68,570
Finalist$224,000$51,000
Semifinalist$115,289$32,400
Quarterfinalist$53,000$15,500
3rd Round$26,515N/A
2nd Round$15,080$8,200
1st Round$10,820$6,650

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received $380,000 in prize money, with the runner up receiving $224,000.

Doubles Prize Money in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money – USD2021 Prize Money – USD
Winner$111,000$25,230
Finalist$62,400$27,550
Semifinalist$34,300$10,000
Quarterfinalist$17,300$5,000
2nd Round$9,800N/A
1st Round$6,570$3,500

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $111,000 in prize money, with the runner ups receiving $62,400.

Qatar TotalEnergies Open Past Winners

Women’s Singles

The defending champion in the women’s singles event is Iga Swiatek who beat Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the 2022 tournament.

Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka, and Petra Kvitová currently hold the record for most singles titles with two Doha titles each.

Below is a list of winners in the women’s singles at the WTA Qatar Open going back to 2012. For a full list of winners, check out the official WTA website.

YearSingles WinnerSingles Runner UpScore in Final
2022Iga SwiatekAnett Kontaveit6-2, 6-0
2021Petra KvitováGarbiñe Muguruza6–2, 6–1
2020Aryna SabalenkaPetra Kvitová6–3, 6–3
2019Elise MertensSimona Halep3–6, 6–4, 6–3
2018Petra KvitováGarbiñe Muguruza3–6, 6–3, 6–4
2017Karolína PlíškováCaroline Wozniacki6–3, 6–4
2016Carla Suárez NavarroJeļena Ostapenko1–6, 6–4, 6–4
2015Lucie ŠafářováVictoria Azarenka6–4, 6–3
2014Simona HalepAngelique Kerber6–1, 6–7, 6–2
2013Victoria AzarenkaSerena Williams7–6, 2–6, 6–3
2012Victoria AzarenkaSamantha Stosur6–1, 6–2

Women’s Doubles

Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula are the defending champions in the women’s doubles event at the Qatar Open after beating Elise Mertens and Veronika Kudermetova 3-6, 7-5, 10-5 in the doubles final of the 2022 tournament.

A number of players have won a total of two women’s doubles titles at the WTA Qatar Open including Květa Peschke, Roberta Vinci, Abigail Spears, Katarina Srebotnik, Chan Hao-ching, Latisha Chan, and Hsieh Su-wei.

Below is a list of winners in the women’s doubles at the WTA Qatar Open going back to 2012. For a full list of winners, check out the official WTA website.

YearDoubles WinnersDoubles Runner UpsScore in Final
2022Coco Gauff and Jessica PegulaElise Mertens and Veronika Kudermetova3-6, 7-5, 10-5
2021Nicole Melichar and Demi SchuursMonica Niculescu and Jeļena Ostapenko6–2, 2–6, 10–8
2020Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora StrýcováGabriela Dabrowski and Jeļena Ostapenko6–2, 5–7, 10–2
2019Chan Hao-ching and Latisha ChanAnna-Lena Grönefeld and Demi Schuurs6–1, 3–6, 10–6
2018Gabriela Dabrowski and Jeļena OstapenkoAndreja Klepač and María José Martínez Sánchez6–3, 6–3
2017Abigail Spears and Katarina SrebotnikOlga Savchuk and Yaroslava Shvedova6–3, 7–6
2016Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-janSara Errani and Carla Suárez Navarro6–3, 6–3
2015Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail SpearsHsieh Su-wei and Sania Mirza6–4, 6–4
2014Hsieh Su-wei and Peng ShuaiKvěta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik6–4, 6–0
2013Sara Errani and Roberta VinciNadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik2–6, 6–3, 10–6
2012Liezel Huber and Lisa RaymondRaquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears6–3, 6–1