Professional women’s tennis players compete in the Chennai Open 2022 on outdoor hard courts. Here, you will know the tournament’s schedule, top seeds, prize money, and more.
The tournament starts this September with 32 single draws and 16 double draws. It will offer total prize money of $251,750 to the top players. This competition is a significant part of the 2022 WTA Tour and will be the first WTA event in India since 2008.
The tournament will take place from September 12 to September 18 in Chennai, India. The event started in 1996 as Maharashtra Open; later, it changed its name to the Chennai open.
As said earlier, this year, the WTA event is taking place in India for the first time since 2008. Serena Williams won the last edition in 2008 when it was held as the 2008 Canara Bank Bangalore Open. She beat Switzerland’s Patty Schnyder 7–5, 6–3 in the final.
The legendary American tennis player stood on her glorious World No. 1 rank in WTA singles for a record 319 weeks. Her kit is rich with 23 Grand slams singles titles. It’s the most by any player in the Open Era and the second-most right behind Margaret Court’s 24.
When and Where is the 2022 Chennai Open Taking Place?
The tournament started on September 12 and ended on September 18.
- Venue: SDAT Tennis Stadium, Nungambakkam
- Location: Chennai, India
India has been given a chance to host the first competition established here after 14 years. The SDAT Tennis Stadium in Nungambakkam, Chennai, India, is the event venue.
Chennai Open 2022 Schedule
Below is the complete tournament schedule, including information on the rounds and dates.
|Round of 32||September 12-13||Monday – Tuesday|
|Round of 16||September 14-15||Wednesday – Thursday|
Which TV Channels Will Broadcast the Chennai Open Coverage?
Different TV channels will air the event in different regions. Find the list below.
- Sony Ten 2 & Sony Liv – India.
- Amazon Prime Video – United Kingdom, Ireland.
- beIN SPORTS – Australia, France.
- Canal+ – Poland.
- DAZN – Spain, Canada, Japan.
- DigiSport – Romania.
- Network4 – Hungary.
- iQIYI – China.
- Now TV – Hong Kong.
- Nova Sports – Greece & Cyprus.
- O2 TV – Czech Republic.
- Starhub – Singapore.
- Super Tennis – Italy.
- Tennis Channel – USA, Germany & Austria.
- Tennis Channel / SRG – Switzerland.
- Tennis Channel / Ziggosport – Netherlands.
- TSN – Canada.
How to Live Stream
Matches from the Chennai Open 2022 will be broadcast live in India on the Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD TV channels. The SonyLIV app and website will carry live streaming of the tournament.
Tournament’s Top Seeds
- Alison Riske-Amritraj (USA)
- Varvara Gracheva (RUS)
- Magda Linette (POL)
- Tatjana Maria (GER)
- Rebecca Peterson (SWE)
- Qiang Wang (CHN)
- Rebecca Marino (CAN)
- Chloe Pacquet (FRA)
- Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Luisa Stefani (BRA)
- Kaitlyn Christian (USA) / Lidziya Marozava (BLR)
- Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) / Nadiia Kichenok (UKR)
- Han Xinyun (CHN) / Katarzyna Kawa (POL)
Chennai Open Prize Money in 2022
The top performers at the Chennai Open will get a total prize pool of $251,750. The breakdown is given below.