The WTA San Jose (Silicon Valley Classic) was a WTA 500 tennis tournament that was played on outdoor hard courts in California, United States up until 2022.
The tournament was part of the US Open Series of tournaments that lead up to the US Open in New York.
The tournament was previously known as the Stanford Classic (1997–2017) but in 2018 the event moved to the campus at San Jose State University and was renamed the Silicon Valley Classic.
In 2023, the tournament was relocated to Washington DC to form the combined ATP/WTA 500 Citi Open.
2022 WTA San Jose (Silicon Valley Classic)
|Tour Level:||WTA 500|
|Tournament Sponsor:||Mubadala Investment Company|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2022 WTA San Jose open tennis tournament took place from the 1st to the 7th of August 2022.
NB: A new WTA 125 tournament will be held in Stanford in August 2023
Tickets for the 2022 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose were sold through the tournament’s official website, with single-session, weeklong, and weekend tickets being sold.
The player entry list for the 2022 tournament in San Jose has now been released by tournament organizers and below is a selection of the top WTA players that were included in the entry list for the WTA 500 tennis tournament in 2022:
- Maria Sakkari
- Paula Badosa
- Ons Jabeur
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Caroline Dolehide
- Coco Gauff
- Daria Kasatkina
- Karolina Pliskova
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Amanda Anisimova
- Elena Rybakina
- Beatriz Haddad Maia
- Madison Keys
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Camila Giorgi
- Alison Riske-Amritraj
- Zheng Qinwen
- Naomi Osaka
- Shelby Rogers
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Bianca Andreescu
Below was the schedule for the 2022 tournament in San Jose with the 1st round matches being played on the 1st and 2nd of August and the singles final being played on the 7th of August 2022.
|Monday – Day 1||1st of August 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||2nd of August 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||3rd of August 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||4th of August 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||5th of August 2022||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 6||6th of August 2022||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 7||7th of August 2022||Final|
The draws for the 2022 qualifying, singles, and doubles tournaments in San Jose are available to view on the WTA Tour website (see links below).
Singles (Qualifying): View Draw
Singles (Main): View Draw
Doubles (Main): View Draw
For the 2022 women’s singles event, Maria Sakkari was the number 1 seed, while in the doubles Veronika Kudermetova and Zhang Shuai were the number 1 seeds.
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment including prize money for the 2022 San Jose Tennis tournament was $757,900, with the prize money and points being split as follows.
The winner of the Women’s Singles tournament in 2022 won $116,340 (2021: $68,570) and 470 ranking points, with the runner-up winning $71,960 and 305 ranking points.
Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament received $8,110 and 1 WTA Ranking Point.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles tournament in 2022 won $39,000 ($19,500 each) and 470 WTA points, with the runner-ups winning $23,700 ($11,850 each) and 305 WTA points.
Teams losing in the 1st round received $4,200 ($2,100 each) and 1 WTA Ranking Point.
WTA San Jose Past Winners and Runner Ups
The current champion in the women’s singles event is Daria Kasatkina who beat Shelby Rogers 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 in the 2022 singles final.
Martina Navratilova currently holds the record for most singles titles with five titles to her name (1979, 1980, 1988, 1991, and 1993).
The below list of singles winners and runner-ups goes back to 2016, with a full list available on the official WTA Tour website.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2022||Daria Kasatkina||Shelby Rogers||6-7, 6-1, 6-2|
|2021||Danielle Collins||Daria Kasatkina||6–3, 6–7, 6–1|
|2019||Zheng Saisai||Aryna Sabalenka||6–3, 7–6|
|2018||Mihaela Buzărnescu||Maria Sakkari||6–1, 6–0|
|2017||Madison Keys||Coco Vandeweghe||7–6, 6–4|
|2016||Johanna Konta||Venus Williams||7–5, 5–7, 6–2|
Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan are the current champions in the Women’s doubles event after beating Chan Hao-ching and Shuko Aoyama 7–5, 6-0 in the doubles final in 2022.
Lindsay Davenport and Rosemary Casals jointly hold the record for most doubles titles with five titles each.
The below list of doubles winners and runner-ups goes back to 2016, with a full list available on the official WTA Tour website.
|Year||Winners||Runner Ups||Score in Final|
|2022||Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan||Chan Hao-ching and Shuko Aoyama||7–5, 6-0|
|2021||Darija Jurak and Andreja Klepač||Gabriela Dabrowski and Luisa Stefani||6–1, 7–5|
|2020||N/A||N/A||Tournament not Held|
|2019||Nicole Melichar and Květa Peschke||Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara||6–4, 6–4|
|2018||Latisha Chan and Květa Peschke||Lyudmyla Kichenok and Nadiia Kichenok||6–4, 6–1|
|2017||Abigail Spears and Coco Vandeweghe||Alizé Cornet and Alicja Rosolska||6–2, 6–3|
|2016||Raquel Atawo and Abigail Spears||Darija Jurak and Anastasia Rodionova||6–3, 6–4|