The WTA Tour heads to Mexico this week for the inaugural edition of the Guadalajara Open. This WTA 1000 event takes place from 17-23 October in Guadalajara, Mexico. World No. 4 Paula Badosa headlines the field. Here you can follow the Guadalajara Open 2022, players, women’s singles main draw, schedule, prize money, and where to watch live.
- Competition: Guadalajara Open 2022 WTA 1000
- Surface: Outdoor Hard
- Dates: 17-23 Oct.
- Venue: Panamerican Tennis Center in Guadalajara, Mexico
Players and Top Seeds
Though World No. 1 reigning U.S. Open champion Iga Swiatek has skipped the event, the field is star-studded by plenty of top-ranked players.
All of the 8 seeds are among the top 12 players in the world. The field is headlined by world no. 4 Paula Badosa. The Spaniard will play as the top seed in the Guadalajara Open.
Aryna Sabalenka, Jessica Pegula, and Maria Sakkari complete the top 4 seeds. The top 8 seeds will get a first-round bye.
Top 8 Seeds
- Paula Badosa (Rank 4)
- Aryna Sabalenka (Rank 5)
- Jessica Pegula (Rank 6)
- Maria Sakkari (Rank 7)
- Coco Gauff (Rank 8)
- Caroline Garcia (Rank 10)
- Daria Kasatkina (Rank 11)
- Veronika Kudermetova (Rank 12)
The field also includes world no. 14 Barbora Krejcikova, who won back-to-back titles in Tallinn and Ostrava, and the reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina.
Guadalajara Open 2022 Main Draw
Paula Badosa (1) and Jessica Pegula (3) anchor the top half of the draw and could face off in the semi-finals.
Coco Gauff (5), Madison Keys, Haddad Maia, Tomljanovic, and Victoria Azarenka all are in Paula Badosa’s quarter.
Azarenka vs. Zhang, Keys vs. Linette, and Rybakina vs. Pliskova are some of the first-round matches in the top half.
Caroline Garcia (6), Belinda Bencic, Kvitova, Bianca Andreescu, Pliskova, and Rybakina all are at Jessica Pegula’s quarter.
Main draw in Guadalajara (WTA 1000), where Paula Badosa, Aryna Sabalenka, Jessica Pegula and Maria Sakkari are the top seeds.
— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) October 16, 2022
Aryna Sabalenka (2) and Maria Sakkari (4) have landed in the bottom half of the draw and could meet each other in the semi-finals.
Kasatkina (7), Krejcikova, and Alexandrova are at Sabalenka’s quarter. On the other hand, Kudermetova (8), Eugenie Bouchard, Ostapenko, and Danielle Collins all are at Sakkari’s quarter.
The main draw of the Guadalajara Open 2022 will begin on Monday, 17 Oct. Quarter-finals and Semifinals will be held on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The tournament will wrap up with the women’s singles final on Sunday.
|17 October||Round of 64|
|18 October||Round of 64/Round of 32|
|19 October||Round of 32|
|20 October||Round of 16|
The total prize money for this year’s competition is $2,527,250. The winner of the women’s singles will take home a lucrative $412,000 with 900 ranking points.
|Round||ATP Ranking Points||Prize Money|
|Round of 16||105||$28,730|
|Round of 32||60||$16,340|
Where to Watch Guadalajara Open 2022 Live on TV and Online?
Tennis Channel will broadcast the matches live in the United States. Fans in the UK can watch the live stream via Amazon Prime.
TSN will broadcast the matches live in Canada. The Aussie tennis fans can enjoy the tournament live on beIN Sports.