WTT Champions Macao is on the horizon set to commence on the 19th of October in Macao, China. Here is everything you need to know about the prestigious table tennis event, including the schedule, prize pool, top favorites, and livestream information.
Organized jointly by WTT and the Sports Bureau of the Macao SAR Government, the official name of the tournament is WTT Champions Macao 2022 Presented by Galaxy Entertainment Group. This tournament has a great reputation in the table tennis world. As a result, it has appealed to the top players across the globe.
This year’s edition is joined by many big names, including Fan Zhendong, Ma Long, Liang Jingkun, Lin Yun-Ju, etc. In the female section, we see a similar scenario as the world’s best women TT players such as Sun Yingsha, and Chen Meng along with many others have arrived in Macao.
With such a talented player list, the tournament is certain to be full of excitement from the very first day.
When is WTT Champions Macao 2022 taking place?
WTT Champions Macao 2022 is set to start on the 19th of October and run till the 23rd of October. Let us check out the detailed schedule of the 5-day event.
|Round||Date||Start time (local time)|
|Round of 32||19-20 October||10:00|
|Round of 16||21 October||10:00|
|Quarter Final||22 October||10:00|
|Semi Final||22 October||10:00|
The above schedule of the WTT Champions Macao 2022, including the dates and start times applied to both men’s and women’s singles.
How to watch WTT Champions Macao 2022 on TV?
- J- Sports
ESPN has the broadcasting rights to much of Latin America, including Brazil, Columbia, etc. As for China and Japan, the fans from there can watch the WTT Champions Macao 2022 on MIGU and J-Sports, respectively.
To get the full list of regional broadcasters, click here.
How to livestream WTT Champions Macao 2022?
- WTT Website
- WTT YouTube Channel
The event will be live streamed on the official website of the event, along with its official YouTube Channel. You can also download the WTT app to watch the livestream of the WTT Champions Macao 2022.
There are 32 players in each section(men and women) representing different countries. In the men’s section, all the top 20 players are on the players’ list except one. As for the women’s section, four of the top 20 are absent from this event in Macao.
The favorites in both sections are the two world no. 1 Fan Zhendong and Sun Yingsha. The list of the top-seeded players participating in the WTT Champions Macao 2022 is provided below:
|Seed||Men’s Section||Women’s Section|
|1||Fan Zhendong||Sun Yingsha|
|2||Ma Long||Chen Meng|
|3||Liang Jingkun||Wang Manyu|
|4||Tomokazu Harimoto||Wang Yidi|
|5||Hugo Calderano||Mima Ito|
|6||Truls Moregard||Doo Hoi Kem|
|7||Lin Yun-Ju||Ying Han|
|8||Darko Jorgic||Kasumi Ishikawa|
The total prize pool of WTT Champions Macao 2022 is set to be $800,000, with the winner bagging $35,000 for themselves. We have done the complete breakdown of the prize money. Check below:
|Round of 16||$11,000|
|Round of 32||$8,500|