The Sydney Tennis Classic was an ATP/WTA tennis tournament that was held in Sydney, Australia in the run up to the Australian Open grand slam tournament in January 2022.
The men’s tournament was at the ATP 250 level while the women’s tournament was at the WTA 500 level.
Both the ATP and the WTA events in 2022 were played at the same venue (NSW Tennis Centre).
2022 Sydney Tennis Classic
|Tour Level:||ATP 250 and WTA 500|
|Prize Money:||$521,000 (ATP), $703,580 (WTA)|
The 2022 Sydney Tennis Classic took place from the 10th to the 15th of January 2022.
The 2022 tournament was played in the same week at the Adelaide International and in the week before the start of the 2022 Australian Open.
ATP 250 Players
The below top ATP players played in the men’s singles tournament in 2022.
In addition to the below players, Nick Kyrgios also played in the tournament after he accepted a wildcard into the 2022 tournament.
- Taylor Fritz
- Daniel Evans
- Reilly Opelka
- Lorenzo Sonego
- Cristian Garin
- Aslan Karatsev
- Roberto Bautista Agut
- Nikoloz Basilashvili
WTA 500 Players
The below top WTA players played in the women’s singles tournament in 2022.
- Ashleigh Barty
- Garbiñe Muguruza
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Maria Sakkari
- Anett Kontaveit
- Paula Badosa
- Iga Swiatek
- Ons Jabeur
The tournament schedules for the 2022 ATP 250 and WTA 500 tournaments are available here and here.
ATP 250 Draw
Draw for the ATP 250 event in Sydney #SydneyTennis #SydneyTennisClassic pic.twitter.com/f0rxjTOYN0— Too Many Rackets (@TooManyRackets) January 10, 2022
WTA 500 Draw
Revised main draw in Sydney after Iga Swiatek withdrew due to rib injury. pic.twitter.com/6ZTvn38yqr— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) January 9, 2022
Prize Money and Points
The total prize money for the ATP 250 event was $521,000 whereas the WTA 500 event had total prize money of $703,580 as it is a bigger tournament.
The winner of the ATP 250 Singles competition in 2022 received $87,370 and 250 points, with the runner up receiving $48,365 and 150 points.
|Round of 16||$8,890||20|
|Round of 32||$5,200||0|
|Qualifying Round 2||$2,540||0|
|Qualifying Round 1||$1,320||0|
The winners of the ATP 250 Doubles competition in 2022 received $23,370 and 250 ranking points, with the runner up receiving $13,210 and 150 ranking points.
The winner of the WTA 500 Singles Event in 2022 received $108,000 and 470 WTA points, with the runner up receiving $66,800 and 305 WTA points.
|Round of 16||$10,000||55|
|Round of 32||$6,750||1|
The winners of the WTA 500 Doubles competition in 2022 received $36,200 and 470 points, with the runner ups receiving $22,000 and 305 points.
Winners and Runner Ups
Aslan Karatsev won the 2022 Men’s Singles competition after he beat Andy Murray in the final 6-3, 6-2.
John Peers and Filip Polasek beat Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini in the 2022 men’s doubles final 7-5, 7-5.
Paula Badosa won the 2022 Women’s Singles competition after she beat Barbora Krejcikova in the final 6-3, 4-6, 7-6.
Anna Danilina and Beatriz Haddad Maia beat Vivian Heisen and Panna Udvardy in the 2022 women’s doubles final 4–6, 7–5, 10-8.