Guadalajara Open Akron is an upcoming Mexican female tennis competition. The annual WTA event is scheduled to begin on October 17, 2022. This article will assist as a comprehensive guide to all the details of the Guadalajara Open 2022
The Guadalajara Open Akron is a newly founded WTA 1000 event on the WTA Tour. It was established this year to compensate for the cancellation of WTA events in China and Russia. Featuring both singles and doubles disciplines, the event is expected to be one of Mexico’s largest women’s tennis tournaments.
The top seed of the event’s inaugural edition is Paula Badosa. The Spanish female tennis star is ranked 3rd worldwide in the WTA leaderboard. This year she earned her third career title at the Sydney Open by defeating the French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova. She recently reached the second rounds of both the Tokyo and Ostrava Open.
Aryna Sabalenka is holding the 2nd position on this event’s seed list. The first half of 2022 wasn’t the best year of her career. But since reaching the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open, she has been playing strongly. She reached her first final of 2022 at the WTA 500 event, the Women’s Stuttgart Open. In addition to that, she recently reached the semifinals of the US Open for the second time in her career.
The third seed, Jessica Pegula is currently ranked 6th on the WTA Leaderboard. She reached her career highest ranking of 5th last September. The American veteran player, reached the quarterfinals in both French and US Open this year. Recently, she qualified for the 2022 WTA Finals in both singles and doubles discipline.
When will be the Guadalajara Open 2022 held?
- Date: Saturday, October 17, 2022.
- Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Guadalajara Open Akron’s inaugural game is set to be held on October 17, 2022. This will be the founding editor of the event. The first singles game will begin at 12:00 p.m. ET at the Akron Tennis Stadium.
Guadalajara Open Akron 2022 Schedule:
|October 17, 2022||First Round|
|October 18, 2022||Doubles First Round, Singles Second Round|
|October 19, 2022||Second Round|
|October 20, 2022||Third Round|
|October 21, 2022||Quarterfinals|
|October 22, 2022||Semifinals|
|October 23, 2022||Final|
How to Watch Guadalajara Open 2022?
- Tennis Channel
- beIN Sports
The Guadalajara Open 2022 event will be broadcasted by Tennis Channel in the US. While TSN will telecast the event live in Canada. Additionally, fans from Australia can tune in to beIN Sports to see a live telecast of the event.
How to Livestream the event?
ESPN holds the exclusive digital broadcast rights to Guadalajara Open 2022 Akron. As such, the live stream of the event will be available online via ESPN+ and in mobile via STAR+. Additionally, as a WTA Tour event, it can be accessed live via Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Tennis Channel in the US.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Panamerican Tennis Center
- Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
The Guadalajara Open Akron will be an outdoor hard-court event. The tennis center named “Panamerican Tennis Center” in Zapopan, Mexico is set to be the venue of the upcoming event.
Top Seeds of the Event:
An overview of the official seed list for the upcoming event is included below –