The Korea Open is also known as Hana Bank Korea Open, named after its title sponsor Hana Bank. The event combines tournaments as parts of both the ATP Tour and WTA Tour. However, the men’s tournament will be held for the first time this year while the female counterpart is the 18th edition. It will take place at the Olympic Park Tennis Center in Seoul, South Korea. The women’s event will be held from 19 to 25 September and the men’s event will run from 26 September to 2 October.
2017 French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko is the top seed in the tournament, followed by Ekaterina Alexandrova. However, British teen Emma Raducanu is the one the tennis world would be looking at. Former Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard is another favorite name at the tournament.
Women’s Defending Champion: Zhu Lin
Chinese tennis player Zhu Lin claimed the title last year. She beat the top seed of the tournament Kristina Mladenovic 6-0, 6-4 in the final. She achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 69 in 2020. She has won the 2019 WTA Jiangxi Open in doubles. Along with that title, she has won one singles and one doubles WTA 125 title as well as 14 singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. Zhu is the fourth seed at the Korea Open this year.
When will the Hana Bank Korea be held?
- Women’s: September 19-25
- Men’s: September 26 – October 2
The women’s event of Hana Bank Korea Open 2022 will be held from 19 to 25 September while the men’s event will take place from 26 September to 2 October. Both will be played on hard courts at the Olympic Park Tennis Center, located in Seoul, South Korea.
WTA Hana Bank Korea Open 2022: Full Schedule
Find the full schedule of the Women’s Hana Bank Korea Open 2022 below.
|Round 1||September 19|
|Round 2||September 20|
|Round 3||September 21|
|Round 4||September 22|
How to Watch the Hana Bank Korea Open 2022 on TV?
- Tennis Channel (USA)
- Amazon Prime Video (UK)
- beIN SPORTS (Australia)
- TSN (Canada)
Tennis Channel will exclusively air the Hana Bank Korea Open 2022 in the United States as well as Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Fans in the United Kingdom will be able to watch on Amazon Prime Video. TSN and beIN SPORTS will broadcast all actions in Canada and Australia respectively.
How to Livestream The Event Online?
Fans can live stream the Hana Bank Korea Open 2022 free on Amazon Prime Video with a free trial.
Hana Bank Korea Open 2022: Top Seeds
- Jeļena Ostapenko (LAT)
- Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS)
- Magda Linette (POL)
- Zhu Lin (CHN)
- Varvara Gracheva (RUS)
- Emma Raducanu (GBR)
- Tatjana Maria (GER)
- Rebecca Marino (CAN)
- Asia Muhammad (USA) / Sabrina Santamaria (USA)
- Kaitlyn Christian (USA) / Lidziya Marozava (BLR)
- Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) / Yana Sizikova (RUS)
- Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) / Nadiia Kichenok (UKR)
Hana Bank Korea Open 2022: Purse and Payout
The total prize money for the Hana Bank Korea Open 2022 is set at $251,750. The women’s singles winner will be rewarded a share of $31,000 and 280 ranking points. Find the detailed breakdown below.