WTA Chennai Open

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 will be the inaugrial event for the WTA 250 tournament in Chennai with tournament organizers expecting top 100 players to be in the 2022 draw.

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.

WTA Chennai Open

WTA Chennai Open

Tournament Name:Chennai Open
Location:Chennai, India
Tour Level:WTA 250
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Courts
Prize Money:$251,750

2022 WTA Chennai Open Dates

The 2022 tournament will be held in Chennai from the 12th to the 18th of September 2022.

The tournament will be played in the same week as the WTA tournaments in Portoroz, Slovenia, and Osaka, Japan.

2022 WTA Chennai Open Players

The entry list for the 2022 tournaments in Chennai has yet to be released by tournament organizers.

Check back closer to the start of the tournament, for more details on who will be playing in Chennai in 2022.

2022 WTA Chennai Open Tennis Schedule

DayDateSinglesDoubles
Monday – Day 112th of September 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 213th of September 20221st Round Matches1st Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 314th of September 20222nd Round Matches1st Round Matches
Thursday – Day 415th of September 20222nd Round MatchesQuarterfinals
Friday – Day 516th of September 2022QuarterfinalsSemifinals
Saturday – Day 617th of September 2022SemifinalsFinals
Sunday – Day 718th of September 2022Finals

Please note that the tournament schedule detailed above is subject to change.

2022 WTA Chennai Open Draw

The draws for the 2022 Chennai tennis tournament will be available to view using the links below closer to the start of the tournament.

WTA Draws: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2078/chennai/2022/draws

2022 WTA Chennai Open Prize Money and Points

The total prize money for the 2022 WTA 250 tournament in Chennai will be $251,750.

Please note that how the prize money is to be split for the 2022 tournament has not been released by tournament organizers yet so the below is based on other WTA 250 tournaments.

Women’s Singles Prize Money and Points

PerformancePrize Money (TBC)WTA Points
Winner$33,200280
Finalist$19,750180
Semifinalist$11,000110
Quarterfinalist$6,20060
2nd Round$4,10030
1st Round$2,8351

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 is expected to receive $33,200 in prize money and 280 WTA points, while the runner-up is expected to receive $19,750 and 180 WTA points.

Women’s Doubles Prize Money (Per Team)

PerformancePrize Money (TBC)WTA Points
Winners$12,000280
Finalists$6,700180
Semifinalists$3,950110
Quarterfinalists$2,35060
1st Round$1,8001

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 are expected to receive $12,000 ($6,000 each) in prize money and 280 Points, while the runner-ups are expected to receive $6,700 ($3,350 each) in prize money and 180 Points.

Teams losing in the 1st round are expected to receive $1,800 ($900 each) in prize money and 1 WTA ranking point.