WTA Montevideo Open

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.

WTA Montevideo Open

2022 WTA Montevideo Open

Location:Montevideo, Uruguay
Tour Level:WTA 125
Court Surface:Outdoor Clay Courts
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$115,000

Dates

The 2022 Montevideo Open tennis tournament was held from the 21st to the 27th of November 2022.

This year’s tournament was played the week after the WTA 125 tournament in Buenos Aires, and the ATP Finals in Turin, Italy.

Players

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

Schedule

Below was the schedule for the 2022 tournament. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

DayDateRound
Monday – Day 121 November 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 222 November 20221st Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 323 November 20222nd Round Matches
Thursday – Day 424 November 20222nd Round Matches
Friday – Day 525 November 2022Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 626 November 2022Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 727 November 2022Final

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.

Women’s Singles

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.

Performance$ Points
Winner$15,000160
Finalist$8,00095
Semifinalist$5,30057
Quarterfinalist$3,47529
2nd Round$2,00015
1st Round$1,2501

Women’s Doubles

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.

Performance$Points
Winners$4,000160
Finalists$2,50095
Semifinalists$1,50057
Quarterfinalists$1,25029
1st Round$1,0001

Past Champions and Runner Ups

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2022 singles tournament was Diana Shnaider who beat Leolia Jeanjean 6–4, 6–4 in the singles final.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore
2022Diana ShnaiderLeolia Jeanjean6-4, 6-4
2021Diane ParryPanna Udvardy6–3, 6–2

Women’s Doubles

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.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore
2022Luisa Stefani and Ingrid Gamarra MartinsQuinn Gleason and Elixane Lechemia7-5, 6-7, 10-6
2021Irina Bara and Ekaterine GorgodzeCarolina Alves and Marina Bassols Ribera6–4, 6–3