Professional women’s tennis players will be competing in the Chennai Open 2022 on outdoor hard courts. Here, you will know about the tournament.
The tournament is set to start this September with 32 single draws and 16 double draws. It will offer total prize money of $251,750 to the top players. This competition is a significant part of the 2022 WTA Tour and it would be the first WTA event to take place in India since 2008.
The tournament will take place from September 12 to September 18 in Chennai, India. The event first started in 1996 as Maharashtra Open, later it changed its name to the Chennai open.
Defending Champion: Serena Williams
As said earlier, this year the WTA event is taking place in India for the first time since 2008. Serena Williams won the last edition in 2008 when it was held as the 2008 Canara Bank Bangalore Open. She beat Switzerland’s Patty Schnyder 7–5, 6–3 in the final.
The legendary American tennis player stood on her glorious World No. 1 rank in WTA singles ranking for a record 319 weeks. Her kit is rich with 23 Grand slams singles titles. It’s the most by any player in the Open Era and the second-most right behind Margaret Court’s 24.
When will the Chennai Open 2022 be held?
The tournament will start on September 12 and end on September 18.
Venue Of The Tournament
- Venue: SDAT Tennis Stadium, Nungambakkam
- Location: Chennai, India
India has been given a chance to host the first competition established here after 14 years. The SDAT Tennis Stadium in Nungambakkam, Chennai, India is set to be the event’s venue.
Chennai Open 2022: Full Schedule
Below is the complete tournament schedule, including information on the rounds and dates.
|Round of 32||September 12-13||Monday – Tuesday|
|Round of 16||September 14-15||Wednesday – Thursday|
How to Watch Chennai Open 2022?
Different TV channels will air the event in different regions. Find the list below.
- Sony Ten 2 & Sony Liv – India.
- 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.
- TSN – Canada.
How to Livestream the tournament?
- SonyLiv app and website
Tennis matches from the Chennai Open 2022 will be broadcast live in India on the Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD TV channels. The SonyLIV app and website will carry live coverage of the Chennai Open in 2022.
- Alison Riske-Amritraj (USA)
- Varvara Gracheva (RUS)
- Magda Linette (POL)
- Tatjana Maria (GER)
- Rebecca Peterson (SWE)
- Qiang Wang (CHN)
- Rebecca Marino (CAN)
- Chloe Pacquet (FRA)
- Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Luisa Stefani (BRA)
- Kaitlyn Christian (USA) / Lidziya Marozava (BLR)
- Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) / Nadiia Kichenok (UKR)
- Han Xinyun (CHN) / Katarzyna Kawa (POL)
Chennai Open 2022: Purse
The top performers at the Chennai Open 2022 will get a total prize pool of $251,750. The breakdown is given below.