The WTA Montevideo Open is an annual tennis tournament on the WTA Tour that is played on outdoor clay courts in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The first WTA 125 tournament in Montevideo was played in 2021, with Diane Parry winning the singles and Irina Bara and Ekaterine Gorgodze winning the doubles.
I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Schedule, Draw, Players, and Prize Money for the 2022 tournament.
2022 WTA Montevideo Open
|Tour Level:||WTA 125|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Clay Courts|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2022 Montevideo Open tennis tournament was held from the 21st to the 27th of November 2022.
The entry list for the 2022 tournament has now been released and below is a selection of players who played in the 2022 singles competition.
- Danka Kovinic
- Jang Su-Jeong
- Kateryna Baindl
- Laura Pigossi
- Panna Udvardy
- Réka Luca Jani
- Sara Errani
- Tamara Zidansek
- Victoria Jiménez Kasintseva
- Diana Shnaider
- Leolia Jeanjean
Below was the schedule for the 2022 tournament. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.
|Monday – Day 1||21 November 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||22 November 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||23 November 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||24 November 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||25 November 2022||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 6||26 November 2022||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 7||27 November 2022||Final|
Draw (Singles and Doubles)
The draw size for the women’s singles tournament was 32, while the draw size for the women’s doubles tournament was 16.
The draws for the 2022 singles and doubles tournaments have now been made and are available to view on the WTA Tour website (see links below).
Women’s Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Women’s Singles Main: View Draw
Women’s Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment for the 2022 Montevideo tennis tournament was $115,000 with the majority of this being paid out in prize money to players.
How the prize money is to be split for the WTA 125 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the 2022 women’s singles tournament received prize money totaling $15,000 and 160 ranking points, while the runner-up received $8,000 and 95 ranking points.
The players that lost in the first round of singles, received $1,250 and 1 ranking point for their efforts.
The winners of the 2022 women’s doubles tournament received $5,000 ($2,500 each) and 160 points, while the runner-ups received $2,500 ($1,250 each) and 95 points.
Women’s doubles teams losing in the 1st round received $1,000 ($500 each) and 1 point.
Past Champions and Runner Ups
The winner of the 2022 singles tournament was Diana Shnaider who beat Leolia Jeanjean 6–4, 6–4 in the singles final.
|2022||Diana Shnaider||Leolia Jeanjean||6-4, 6-4|
|2021||Diane Parry||Panna Udvardy||6–3, 6–2|
The winners of the 2022 doubles tournament were Luisa Stefani and Ingrid Gamarra Martins who beat Quinn Gleason and Elixane Lechemia 7-5, 6-7, 10-6 in the doubles final.
|2022||Luisa Stefani and Ingrid Gamarra Martins||Quinn Gleason and Elixane Lechemia||7-5, 6-7, 10-6|
|2021||Irina Bara and Ekaterine Gorgodze||Carolina Alves and Marina Bassols Ribera||6–4, 6–3|