WTA Open de Angers

The Open de Angers is a WTA 125 tennis tournament that is played on indoor hard courts in Angers, France.

The first WTA 125 tournament in Angers was played in 2021, with Vitalia Diatchenko winning the singles and Tereza Mihalíkova and Greet Minnen winning the doubles.

I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Tickets, Schedule, Players, and Prize Fund for the 2022 tournament in Angers.

WTA Open de Angers

2022 Open de Angers

Location:Angers, France
Tour Level:WTA 125
Court Surface:Indoor Hard Courts
Draw Size:32 Singles, 8 Doubles
Prize Money:$115,000

Dates

The 2022 WTA Angers 125 tournament was held from the 5th to the 11th of December 2022.

This year’s tournament was played in the week before the Open BLS de Limoges in Limoges, France, and the week after the Andorra Open in Andorra la Vella.

Tickets

Tickets for the Tournament were sold through the tournament’s official website or at the Arena Loire ticket office from the 5th of December 2022.

2022 Ticket prices started from €2 for children and from €5 for adults.

Players

The official entry list for the 2022 tournament in Angers has now been released and below is a selection of players who played in the 2022 singles tournament.

  • Alison Van Uytvanck
  • Alycia Parks
  • Anhelina Kalinina
  • Anna Blinkova
  • Anna-Lena Friedsam
  • Jessika Ponchet
  • Tamara Korpatsch
  • Tatjana Maria
  • Varvara Gracheva
  • Viktoriya Tomova
  • Zhang Shuai 

Schedule

Below was the schedule for the 2022 tournament with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 11th of December 2022.

DayDateRound
Monday – Day 15 December 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 26 December 20221st Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 37 December 20222nd Round Matches
Thursday – Day 48 December 20222nd Round Matches
Friday – Day 59 December 2022Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 610 December 2022Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 711 December 2022Final

Draw (Singles and Doubles)

In 2022, there were 32 players in the singles draw, while in the doubles draw there was a total of 8 teams.

Singles matches will be the best of three sets with three full sets being played if necessary.

Doubles matches will also be best of three sets with a 10-point championship tie break being played in the third set if the score is one set all.

The draw for the 2022 singles and doubles tournaments in Angers can be viewed on the official WTA Tour website (See links below).

Singles Qualifying: View Draw

Singles Main: View Draw

Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Points

Similar to other WTA 125 tournaments, the total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2022 tournament was $115,000.

How the prize money is to be split for the WTA 125 Angers tournament has now been released and below is how it will be split by round in the singles and doubles competitions.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the singles in 2022 received €12,100 and 160 points, while the runner-up received €6,454 and 95 points.

Players losing in the 1st round of singles won €1,008 and 1 point.

PerformancePoints
Winner€12,100160
Finalist€6,45495
Semifinalist€4,27457
Quarterfinalist€2,80229
2nd Round€1,61315
1st Round€1,0081

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the doubles in 2022 won €4,032 (€2,016 each) and 160 points, while the runner-ups won €2,016 (€1,008 each) and 95 points.

Teams losing in the 1st round of the doubles received €806 (€403 each) and 1 point.

PerformancePoints
Winners€4,032160
Finalists€2,01695
Semifinalists€1,21057
Quarterfinalists€1,00829
1st Round€8061

Past Winners and Runner Ups

Women’s Singles

The American Alycia Parks won the 2022 Women’s Singles event, defeating Anna-Lena Friedsam 6–4, 4–6, 6–4 in the final.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore
2022Alycia ParksAnna-Lena Friedsam6–4, 4–6, 6–4
2021Vitalia DiatchenkoZhang Shuai6–0, 6–4

Women’s Doubles

Alycia Parks and Zhang Shuai are the current women’s doubles champions after defeating Miriam Kolodziejova and Marketa Vondrousova 6–2, 6–2 in the 2022 doubles final.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore
2022Alycia Parks and Zhang ShuaiMiriam Kolodziejova and Marketa Vondrousova6–2, 6–2
2021Tereza Mihalikova and Greet MinnenMonica Niculescu and Vera Zvonareva4–6, 6–1, 10–8