Madrid Open 2022 Final will be held on May 8 at the La Caja Mágica, Madrid. Here, you will know everything about the match.
Madrid Open 2022 Final information:
- Tournament Name: Madrid Open 2022
- Category: ATP 1000
- Matchup: Alexander Zverev vs Carlos Alcaraz
- Date: Sunday, May 8
- Time: 12.30 am ET
- Venue: La Caja Mágica, Madrid.
- Court Type: Clay
- Prize Money: Winner: €1,041,570, Runners Up: €568,790
- Livestream: Tennis Channel, Amazon Prime
Who is Playing In Madrid Open 2022 Final?
World’s Number 3 and the tournament’s second seed, Alexander Zverev, will be playing Spanish youngster Carlos Alcaraz in the Madrid Open Final. Alexander Zverev is the tournament’s defending champion, whereas Alcaraz is one of the most promising players of 2022.
How did Alexander Zverev reach the final?
Alexander Zverev started the tournament as one of the top contenders. He started the tournament by defeating M. Čilić in the round of 32, 4-6. 6-4 and 6-4 sets. In the round f 16, he defeated Lorenzo Musetti 6-3 in the first set. The German won the match as Musetti injured himself and withdrew himself from the match.
In the quarterfinals, he didn’t give Felix Auger Aliassime a chance to stand in front of him. He won the match with an easy 6-3 and 7-5 set. His match against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-final was the most contest one. Zverev was ahead in the first set, but Tsitsipas won the second set with 6-3 points. Zverev made his place in the Madrid Open 2022 Final by defeating him 6-2 in the final set.
How did Carlos Alcaraz reach the final?
Carlos Alcaraz has performed superbly in this year’s Madrid Open. He entered the tournament after winning the Barcelona Open last week. Alcaraz faced Nikoloz Basilashvili in the round of 32 and defeated him in 6-3 and 7-5 sets. In the round of 16, he won against Cameron Norrie in 6-4, 6-7, and 6-3 sets. The young Spaniard got the chance to meet his idol, Rafael Nadal, in the quarterfinals.
He dominated in the first set and defeated Rafael Nadal in 6-2 sets. But during the match, he injured his ankle and lost the second set by 6-1 points. Alcaraz made a come-back in the third set and defeated his idol 6-3 in the final set. Then, he met the world’s number 1, Novak Djokovic, in the semi-final. The match was full of excitement, as the number 1 won the first set in the 7-6 set. Alcaraz won the second set in 7-5 sets and made his place in the Madrid Open 2022 Final by defeating the Serb in the tiebreaker.
How to watch Madrid Open 2022 Final?
USA: If you live in the USA, you can watch the Madrid Open 2022 Final on Tennis Channel. They will show the full event on television. The match will be shown on tennischannel.com at the same time.
UK: If you live in the UK, you will need to take a subscription package of Amazon Prime Video to watch the match. The platform is very affordable and charges only $8.99 for a monthly subscription. You can also try their free trial options.
In Canada, TSN will show the match for the tennis fans of the region. They have covered all the matches of the Madrid Open, and this time, they will cover the Final too. To live stream, you will need to vail DAZN.
Madrid Open 2022 Final Prize Money:
The total prize money for the tournament was €6,744,165. The winner of the Madrid Open 2022 will get €1,041,570, whereas the runners-up will take home €568,790.
The Madrid Open 2022 will soon come to an end with the finals. We could witness the best players and their best performances throughout the tournament. As two youngsters will compete for the title, Madrid Open 2022 Final will be an exciting match to watch.