Tennis in the Land

The Tennis in the Land tennis tournament is played on outdoor hard courts at the Jacobs Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

The tournament is also known as the Cleveland Ladies Open and has been a WTA 250 tournament since 2021.

An ITF Women’s Circuit tournament was played in Cleveland from 2009 to 2011 with no tournament being played from 2012 to 2020.

Tennis in the Land

Tennis in the Land

Tournament Name:Tennis in the Land (or Cleveland Ladies Open)
Location:Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Tour Level:WTA 250
Court Surface:Outdoor Hardcourt
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$251,750

2022 Tennis in the Land Dates

The 2022 WTA Cleveland tennis tournament took place from the 21st to the 27th of August 2022, the week before the start of the 2022 US Open.

The 2022 tournament were played in the same week as the WTA 250 tournament in Granby and the ATP 250 tournament in Winston-Salem.

2023 Tennis in the Land Tickets

Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Cleveland are not on sale yet but in 2022 tickets were sold through

There was also free entry to the qualifying matches played on the 20th of August 2022 with ticket prices for the 1st round onwards starting at $20.

For more information on tickets for 2023, I would recommend keeping an eye on the official tournament website.

2022 Tennis in the Land Players

The official entry list for the 2022 tournament is now available to view on the WTA Tour website.

Below is a selection of WTA players who played in the 2022 singles tournament in Cleveland.

  • Barbora Krejcikova
  • Martina Trevisan
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Elise Mertens
  • Irina-Camelia Begu
  • Caroline Garcia
  • Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  • Alize Cornet
  • Sofia Kenin
  • Harmony Tan
  • Magda Linette

2022 Tennis in the Land Schedule

Below was the tournament schedule for the 2022 Tennis tournament.

Saturday – Day 120th of August 2022Qualifying Matches
Sunday – Day 221st of August 20221st Round Matches
Monday – Day 322nd of August 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 423rd of August 20221st Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 524th of August 20222nd Round Matches
Thursday – Day 625th of August 2022Quarterfinals
Friday – Day 726th of August 2022Semifinals
Saturday – Day 827th of August 2022Finals

2022 Tennis in the Land Draw and Schedule of Play

The draws for the 2022 singles and doubles tournaments in Cleveland have now been made and are available to view on the WTA Tour Website.

Once the tournament had started you were able to view the schedule for each day’s play by following the below links:

Day 1 Schedule

Day 2 Schedule

Day 3 Schedule

Day 4 Schedule

Day 5 Schedule

Day 6 Schedule

Day 7 Schedule

Day 8 Schedule

2022 Tennis in the Land Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total prize money for the 2022 tournament in Cleveland was $251,750 which is in line with other WTA 250 tournaments.

How the prize money and points are to be split for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.

2022 Singles Prize Money and Points

The winner of the WTA 250 Singles tournament in 2022 won $33,200 in prize money and 280 WTA Points, while the runner up won $19,750 in prize money and 180 WTA Ranking Points.

Performance2022 Prize MoneyWTA Points
2nd Round$4,10030
1st Round$2,8351

2022 Doubles Prize Money (Per Team) and Points

The winners of the WTA Doubles Event in 2022 received $12,000 ($6,000 each) in prize money and 280 points, with the runner ups receiving $6,700 ($3,350 each) in prize money and 180 points.

Performance2021 Prize MoneyWTA Points
Quarterfinalists$ 2,35060
1st Round$1,8001

Tennis in the Land Past Winners

Past Singles Winners and Runner Ups

Ludmilla Samsonova won the singles event in Cleveland in 2022 after beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 6-3 in the final.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Ludmilla SamsonovaAliaksandra Sasnovich6-1, 6-3
2021Anett KontaveitIrina-Camelia Begu7–6, 6–4
2012-2020N/AN/ATournament not Held
2011Kyle McPhillipsXi Li6–3, 6–2
2010Madison KeysPiia Suomalainen6–2, 6–4
2009Jamie HamptonKyle McPhillips6–4, 6–1

Past Doubles Winners and Runner Ups

Ellen Perez and Nicole Melichar-Martinez are the defending champions in the women’s doubles event after beating Aleksandra Krunic and Anna Danilina 7–5, 6–3 in the final of the 2022 doubles tournament.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore in Final
2022Ellen Perez and Nicole Melichar-MartinezAleksandra Krunic and Anna Danilina7–5, 6–3
2021Shuko Aoyama and Ena ShibaharaChristina McHale and Sania Mirza7–5, 6–3
2012-2020N/AN/ATournament not Held
2011Brooke Austin and Brooke BolenderDianne Hollands and Shikha Uberoi7–6, 6–3
2010Sanaz Marand and Caitlin WhoriskeyEmily Harman and Eleanor Peters6–4, 6–0
2009Jamie Hampton and Grace MinTarakaa Bertrand and Elizabeth Lumpkin6–1, 6–2