The Silicon Valley Classic 2022 starts on Monday, 1 August 2022 in San Jose California. Also known as the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic for sponsorship reasons, it will be the 50th edition of the tournament. This WTA 500 Category will play on the outside hard courts and it’s a part of the 2022 US Open series. The Women’s Singles feature a star-packed field which will wrap up with the final on Sunday, 7 August 2022. Here we have everything about the Silicon Valley Classic 2022, schedule, top seeds, draw, and TV coverage info.
- Date: 1-7 August
- Venue: San Jose State University Tennis Center in San Jose, California
- Edition: 50th
- Category: WTA 500
- Surface: Outdoor Hard
- Defending Champion (Women’s Singles): Danielle Collins
Players, Top Seeds, Main Draw:
The Silicon Valley Classic 2022 will feature a star-packed field for the Women’s Singles. The top 5 seeds are all inside the top 10 rankings in the world. In fact, the top 8 seeded players are inside the top 15. Here’s a list of the top 8 seeded players in the Silicon Valley Classic 2022.
|Maria Sakkari (Greece)||3||1|
|Paula Badosa (Spain)||4||2|
|Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)||5||3|
|Garbine Muguruza (Spain)||8||5|
|Coco Gauff (USA)||11||6|
|Karolina Pliskova (Czech R)||15||8|
The defending champion Danielle Collins withdrew herself from the tournament due to injury. The 2021 runners-up Daria Kasatkina will compete this year.
Maria Sakkari will play as the top seed. The Greek is one of the favorites this year. She won 16 matches out of 22 on the hardcourts this season. She will start her campaign in the Second Round. Her possible opponent could be Shelby Rogers (USA) or Bianca Andreescu (Canada). Sakkari could look out for Pliskova (8th seed) in the quarters.
The Wimbledon 2022 runners-up Ons Jabeur (3rd seed) is also the hot favorite. The Tunisian is also in the top half of the draw. She will begin her campaign in the Second Round against Shuai Zhang or Madison Keys. She could collide with Muguruza (5th seed) in the quarters.
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— Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic (@MubadalaSVC) July 30, 2022
At the bottom half of the draw, we will see big names like Daria Kasatkina, Aryna Sabalenka, Coco Gauff, Naomi Osaka, and Paula Badosa.
Kasatkina could face Sabalenka in the quarters. Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka could meet in the Second Round, and they have the 2nd seed Paula Badosa in their collision course.
Silicon Valley Classic 2022 Schedule:
The main draw of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic 2022 will commence on Monday, 1 August 2022, and wrap up with the final on Sunday, August 7. The quarter-finals and semifinals will be played on the 5th and 6th of August. We will find the women’s singles champion on Sunday, 7 August.
|1 – 2 August||Women’s Singles||Round of 32 (First Round)|
|3 – 4 August||Women’s Singles||Round of 16 (Second Round)|
|5 August||Women’s Singles||Quarter-Finals|
|6 August||Women’s Singles||Semi-Finals|
|7 August||Women’s Singles||Final|
Silicon Valley Classic 2022 TV Coverage and Live Stream
Tennis Channel will broadcast selected matches live in the United States. If you prefer to watch the live stream, you can tune on DAZN from the USA, Canada, and Australia. TSN will also provide selected matches in Canada. Fans from the UK can watch the Silicon Valley Classic 2022 on Amazon Prime Video. Moreover, beIN Sports will provide coverage in France and Australia.