WTA Lyon Open

The WTA Lyon Open is an indoor hardcourt tennis tournament that takes place in Lyon, France.

The tournament is a WTA 250 event on the WTA Tour with the matches being played at the Palais des Sports Gerland, which is an indoor sporting arena located in Lyon, France

The tournament has been run since 2020 with Sofia Kenin winning the first singles event when she beat Anna-Lena Friedsam 6–2, 4–6, 6–4 in the final in 2020

WTA Lyon Open

WTA Lyon Open

Tournament Name:WTA Lyon Open (Open 6ème Sens Métropole de Lyon)
Location:Lyon, France
Tour Level:WTA 250
Court Surface:Indoor Hardcourt
Prize Money:$239,477
2022 Champion(s):Zhang Shuai (Singles), Vera Zvonareva and Laura Siegemund (Doubles)
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Official Website:https://www.open6emesens.fr/

When did the 2022 WTA Lyon Open take place?

The 2022 WTA Lyon Open took place from the 28th of February to the 6th of March 2022.

The 2022 tournament took place in the same week as the Monterrey Open in Mexico.

There is also an annual ATP tournament held in Lyon but this is held in May, just before the start of the French Open.

How do you get tickets for the 2023 WTA Lyon Open?

Tickets for the 2023 tournament are not available yet. Check the tournament’s official website for more information.

2022 WTA Lyon Open Players

Below is a list of players who were included in the draw for the 2022 tournament.

  • Camila Giorgi
  • Sorana Cirstea
  • Viktorija Golubic
  • Alizé Cornet
  • Jasmine Paolini
  • Ana Konjuh
  • Alison Van Uytvanck
  • Shuai Zhang
  • Caroline Garcia
  • Vera Zvonareva

2022 WTA Lyon Open Schedule

Monday, 28 February 20221st Round
Tuesday, 1 February 20221st Round
Wednesday, 2 February 20222nd Round
Thursday, 3 February 20222nd Round
Friday, 4 February 2022Quarterfinals
Saturday, 5 February 2022Semifinals
Sunday, 6 February 2022Final

Above was the tournament schedule for the singles event at the 2022 tournament.

2022 WTA Lyon Open Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total prize money for the 2022 tournament was $239,477.

How the prize money and ranking points were split for the 2022 WTA tournament in Lyon is detailed below.

Singles Prize Money and Ranking Points in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize MoneyRanking Points
Round 2€2,963€2,96330
Round 1€2,158€2,1571

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received €25,000 in prize money, with the runner up receiving €14,545.

Doubles Prize Money and Ranking Points in 2022

Performance2022 Prize Money2021 Prize MoneyRanking Points
Round 1€1,410€1,4121

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received €8,710 (€4,355 each) in prize money, with the runner ups receiving €5,080 (€2,540 each).

WTA Lyon Open Past Winners

Past Women’s Singles Winners

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Zhang ShuaiDayana Yastremska3-6, 6-3, 6-4
2021Clara TausonViktorija Golubic6–4, 6–1
2020Sofia KeninAnna-Lena Friedsam6–2, 4–6, 6–4

The winner of the WTA singles event in Lyon was Zhang Shuai who beat Dayana Yastremska 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the singles final in 2022.

Past Women’s Doubles Winners

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore in Final
2022Vera Zvonareva and Laura SiegemundAlicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls7-6, 6-1
2021Viktória Kužmová and Arantxa RusEugenie Bouchard and Olga Danilović3–6, 7–5, 10–7
2020Laura Ioana Paar and Julia WachaczykLesley Pattinama Kerkhove and Bibiane Schoofs7–5, 6–4

Vera Zvonareva and Laura Siegemund are the defending champions in the women’s doubles event in Lyon after beating Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls 7-6, 6-1 in the doubles final in 2022.