The ongoing 2023 season of WTA Tour’s 250 series is set to feature a brand-new Texas-based event this week. This article will provide more detail on the upcoming inaugural ATX Open 2023.
ATX Open is a newly announced female professional tennis event for the ongoing 2023 WTA Tour season. The event will be sanctioned under WTA Tour’s 250 series. It is announced to be an outdoor hard-court event set in Texas with a prize pool of $259,303.
Polis professional, Magda Linette is the leading seed of the inaugural ATX Open. This February, she reached her career-highest 21st rank at WTA Singles. Linette reached her first major singles semifinal at the Australia Open 2023. However, she lost to Aryna Sabalenka in that round.
Zhang Shuai is the 2nd seed at the upcoming Texas-based WTA 250 tournament. The Chinese professional is ranked 22nd in the singles standings. Last year, she won the Lyon Open. This was her first singles title in the past 5 years and 3rd overall. Zhang also reached the finals of Wimbledon 2022 in doubles, partnering with Elise Mertens.
The 3rd seed of ATX Open 2023 is Anastasia Potapova. The young Russian professional female tennis player is ranked 31st worldwide in singles since this February. She earned her career second WTA singles title at the Istanbul Cup 2022. Later that year, Potavola added the Parague Open championship as the 3rd title of her doubles career.
When will be ATX Open held?
- Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
- Time: 02:00 p.m. ET
The latest edition of ATX Open is announced to initiate this Monday, February 27, 2023. Round 32 of the event will initiate around 02:00 p.m. ET.
ATX Open 2023 Schedule:
|1st round||February 27 – February 28||02:00 p.m.|
|2nd round||March 1||TBD|
How to watch the tennis event on TV?
- beIN Sport
- Tennis Channel
The Australian sports network, beIN Sports will broadcast the inaugural ATX Open 2023 live within the country. In Canada, TSN is scheduled to telecast the matches. While in the USA, Tennis Channel will air the event for American tennis viewers.
How to Live Stream ATX Open 2023?
- Amazon Prime Video
- Tennis Channel
- WTA tv
Amazon Prime Video will provide live stream of the brand-new WTA 250 event within the UK. Whereas, viewers in US will be able to watch the event online through the Tennis Channel website. Additionally, WTA’s official streaming platform WTA tv will provide live streams for international tennis viewers.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Westwood Country Club
- Location: Austin, Texas, USA
The Westwood Country Club is set to host the upcoming ATX Open. The elite club features both private golf and tennis courts. There are four outdoor courts with a dirt surfaces and six outdoor hard courts. It is located in Austin, Texas, USA.
ATX Open 2023 Seeds:
The official seed list of the newly established ATX Open 2023 in Texas is listed below –