The WTA Chennai Open is a WTA 250 tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts at the SDAT Tennis Stadium in Chennai, India.
2022 was the inaugural event for the WTA 250 tournament in Chennai with top 100 players like Magda Linette and Alison Riske-Amritraj playing in the 2022 singles tournament.
A men’s tournament was previously held in Chennai from 1997 to 2017 until it was relocated to Pune and rebranded as the ATP Maharashtra Open.
2022 WTA Chennai Open
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
The 2022 Chennai Open tennis tournament was held from the 12th to the 18th of September 2022.
The tournament was played in the same week as the WTA tournaments in Portoroz, Slovenia, and Bucharest, Romania.
The entry list for the 2022 tournaments in Chennai has now been released by tournament organizers and is available to view on the WTA Tour website.
Below is a selection of players that played in the singles tournament in Chennai in 2022.
- Alison Riske-Amritraj
- Varvara Gracheva
- Magda Linette
- Tatjana Maria
- Rebecca Peterson
- Wang Qiang
- Rebecca Marino
- Chloé Paquet
- Eugenie Bouchard
- Yanina Wickmayer
- Linda Fruhvirtova
Below was the tournament schedule for the 2022 singles and doubles tournament in Chennai, with the doubles final being played on Saturday, the 17th of September 2022, and the singles final being played on Sunday, the 18th of September 2022.
|Monday – Day 1||12th of September 2022||1st Round Matches||–|
|Tuesday – Day 2||13th of September 2022||1st Round Matches||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||14th of September 2022||2nd Round Matches||1st Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||15th of September 2022||2nd Round Matches||Quarterfinals|
|Friday – Day 5||16th of September 2022||Quarterfinals||Semifinals|
|Saturday – Day 6||17th of September 2022||Semifinals||Finals|
|Sunday – Day 7||18th of September 2022||Finals||–|
The draws for the 2022 Chennai tennis tournament are available to view using the link below.
WTA Draws: View Draws
Prize Money and Points
The total prize money for the 2022 WTA 250 tournament in Chennai was $251,750.
How the prize money and points were split for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received $33,200 and 280 WTA points, while the runner-up received $19,750 and 180 WTA points.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $12,000 ($6,000 each) and 280 Ranking Points, while the runner-ups received $6,700 ($3,350 each) and 180 ranking Points.
Teams losing in the 1st round received $1,800 ($900 each) and 1 ranking point.
Winners and Runner Ups
Linda Fruhvirtova won the women’s singles tournament after beating Magda Linette in the 2022 singles final 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 (see match highlights below).
In the women’s doubles tournament, Luisa Stefani and Gabriela Dabrowski beat Anna Blinkova and Natela Dzalamidze in the doubles final 6-1, 6-2.