WTA Guadalajara

The WTA Guadalajara (also known as the Abierto Akron Zapopan) is an outdoor hardcourt tennis tournament that takes place in Guadalajara, Mexico with the 2022 tournament being held at the Panamerican Tennis Center.

The tournament started in 2019 as a WTA 125 event but in 2021 it was upgraded to a WTA 250 tournament on the WTA Calander.

Past winners of the singles tournament include Sloane Stephens, Sara Sorribes Tormo and Veronika Kudermetova.

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Abierto Akron Zapopan

WTA Guadalajara Quick Facts

Tournament Name:WTA Guadalajara (or Abierto Akron Zapopan)
Location:Guadalajara, Mexico
ATP Tour Level:WTA 250
Court Surface:Hardcourt
Defending Champion(s):Sloane Stephens (Singles), Kaitlyn Christian and Lidziya Marozava (Doubles)
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Total Prize Money:$239,477 (2022)
Official Website:https://abiertozapopan.com/
Twitter:Official Twitter Account
Instagram:Official Instagram Account

When did the 2022 WTA Guadalajara take place?

The 2022 tournament took place from the 20th to the 27th of February 2022.

The tournament took place in the same week as the WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, and the ATP tournaments in Acapulco, Dubai, and Santiago.

How do you get tickets for the 2023 WTA Guadalajara?

Tickets for the 2023 tournament are not available yet.

For more information on getting tickets for the 2023 tournament, keep an eye out on the tournament’s official website.

2022 WTA Guadalajara Players

2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu was the number 1 seed in the singles event and she was joined by other top WTA players like Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens, and the defending champion Sara Sorribes Tormo.

The following WTA players were included in the entry list for the 2022 Abierto Akron Zapopan.

WTA Player’s Name
Emma Raducanu
Sara Sorribes Tormo
Camila Osorio
Madison Keys
Nuria Parrizas Diaz
Sloane Stephens
Misaki Doi
Saisai Zheng
Rebecca Peterson
Marie Bouzkova
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova
Lauren Davis
Panna Udvardy
Xinyu Wang
Magdalena Frech
Anna Kalinskaya
Harmony Tan
Qinwen Zheng
Qian Wang
Daria Saville

2022 WTA Guadalajara Schedule

Sunday, 20 February 2022Qualifying
Monday, 21 February 2022Qualifying
Tuesday, 22 February 20221st Round
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 1st Round
Thursday, 24 February 20222nd Round
Friday, 25 February 2022Quarterfinals
Saturday, 26 February 2022Semifinals
Sunday, 27 February 2022Final

Above was the tournament schedule for the singles event at the 2022 Abierto Akron Zapopan.

2022 WTA Guadalajara Draw

The draw for the 2022 tournament is available to view on the WTA Tennis website.

Emma Raducanu was the number 1 seed in the singles draw but was beaten by Daria Saville in the 1st round.

2022 WTA Guadalajara Prize Money

The split of the prize money for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.

Women’s Singles Prize Money and Ranking Points in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize Money2022 Ranking Points
Round 2$3,675$3,67530
Round 1$2,675$2,6751

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received $31,000 in prize money, with the runner up receiving $18,037.

Prize money for the winner and runner up increased from 2021 with other prize money levels staying the same as they were for the 2021 tournament.

Women’s Doubles Prize Money and Ranking Points in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize Money2021 Ranking Points
Round 1$1,750$1,7501

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $10,800 ($5,400 each) in prize money, with the runner ups Desirae Krawczyk and Giuliana Olmos receiving $6,800 ($3,400 each).

Abierto WTA Guadalajara Past Winners

Women’s Singles Past Winners

The defending champion in the women’s singles event at the Abierto Akron Zapopan is Sloane Stephens who beat Marie Bouzkova 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 in the 2022 Singles Final.

Veronika Kudermetova won the inaugrial singles event in 2019 beating Marie Bouzková 6–2, 6–0 in the 2019 final.

No tournament was held in 2020 due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

YearSingles WinnerSingles Runner UpScore in Final
2022Sloane StephensMarie Bouzkova7-5, 1-6, 6-2
2021Sara Sorribes TormoEugenie Bouchard6–2, 7–5
2020N/AN/ATournament Not Held
2019Veronika KudermetovaMarie Bouzková6–2, 6–0

Women’s Doubles Past Winners

Kaitlyn Christian and Lidziya Marozava are the defending champions in the women’s doubles event at the Abierto Akron Zapopan after beating Xinyu Wang and Lin Zhu in the 2022 doubles final.

Maria Sanchez and Fanny Stollár won the inaugural women’s doubles tournament in 2019 beating Desirae Krawczyk and Giuliana Olmos 6–4, 6–4 in the final.

YearDoubles WinnersDoubles Runner UpsScore in Final
2022Kaitlyn Christian and Lidziya MarozavaXinyu Wang and Lin Zhu7-5, 6-3
2021Ellen Perez and Astra SharmaDesirae Krawczyk and Giuliana Olmos6–4, 6–4
2020N/AN/ATournament Not Held
2019Maria Sanchez and Fanny StollárCornelia Lister and Renata Voráčová7–5, 6–1