The Agel Open 2022 is named after its title sponsor AGEL, the most successful healthcare provider in Central Europe. However, it is also known as the 2022 Ostrava Open.
The tournament is a women’s professional tennis tournament from the 500 series, organized by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). This year marks the third edition of the tournament which is scheduled to take place from October 3-9 on indoor hard courts at the Ostrava Arena in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
This year’s US Open champion World No. 1 Iga Iga Swiatek is the top seed in the tournament. She will aim for her eighth title this season while Anett Kontaveit will appear to defend her title. The field will feature four Top-5 players in the world rankings.
Defending Champion: Anett Kontaveit
Anett Kontaveit won the title of the Ostrava Open last year. It took her to defeat Sorana Cirstea, Belinda Bencic, Paula Badosa, and Petra Kvitova to reach the final. She defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari, 6–2, 7–5 in the final. It brought her second title of the year.
The Estonian professional tennis player ranked her career-best world No. 2 on the WTA rankings on 6 June 2022. It made her the highest-ranked Estonian player ever in history.
When will the Agel Open 2022 be held?
The Agel Open 2022 will start on Monday, October 3, and conclude on Sunday, October 9. The tournament will be held at the Ostrava Arena in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
WTA Agel Open 2022: Full Schedule
The qualifying rounds of the tournament will take place on October 1-2. The main draw will commence on Monday, October 3, and end with the finals on Sunday, October 9. Find the full schedule of the Agel Open 2022 below.
|Round of 32||October 3|
|Round of 16||October 5|
How to Watch the Agel Open 2022 on TV?
Fans from the following countries will be able to watch the Agel Open 2022 on particular TV channels. Find the list below.
- 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.
How to Livestream The Event Online?
- Eurosport app
Tennis fans across the globe can live stream the event on the Eurosport app. A subscription plan is required. You can go for the monthly subscription for €9.99 per month or the annual subscription for €69.99 per year.
Agel Open 2022: Top Seeds
- Iga Świątek (POL)
- Paula Badosa (ESP)
- Anett Kontaveit (EST)
- Maria Sakkari (GRE)
- Daria Kasatkina (RUS)
- Belinda Bencic (SUI)
- Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA)
- Jeļena Ostapenko (LAT)
- Desirae Krawczyk (USA) / Demi Schuurs (NED)
- Anna Danilina (KAZ) / Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA)
- Alicja Rosolska (POL) / Erin Routliffe (NZL)
- Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) / Laura Siegemund (GER)
Agel Open 2022: Purse and Payout
The Agel Open 2022 is set with a total purse worth $757,900, a 34% increase compared to the previous edition. The purse was $565,530 last year. The winner’s share is €93,823 which converts to $116,341. Find the full prize money breakdown below.
|Position||Prize Money (Singles)||Prize Money (Doubles)|