This week’s WTA calendar has a newly announced exciting event for the WTA 250 series in Mexico. Read the article to know schedule, tv, live stream, and seed details about upcoming Merida Open 2023.
Merida Open is a brand new Mexican professional women’s tennis tournament. Alternatively known as “Merida Open Akron”, the event will be a part of WTA Tour’s 250 series. Inaugural edition of the tennis competition will be held at the outdoor hard courts of Yucatan Country Club in Mexico.
Polish professional Magda Linette is the leading seed at Merida Open 2023. This month, she reached her career highest ranking of 21st at WTA singles leaderboard. She earned her career second doubles title at the WTA Tour 2022. Linette reached the semifinals of a grand slam for the first time in Australian Open 2023
Sloane Stephens is the 2nd seed of the Mexican event. The American female tennis player is ranked 39th in ATP singles. She was a semifinalist at the recent Australian Open event. Last year at Abierto Zapopan, Stephens won her career 7th singles title. It was her first WTA title since 2018.
The 3rd seed at upcoming WTA 250 event is Zhu Lin. Lin is a Chinese professional and currently ranked 41st in WTA singles worldwide. She had a very successful run so far. At the Auckland Open, Lin reached the quarterfinals defeating Venus Williams. She also won her career first singles title at the Thailand Open 2023.
When will be Merida Open held?
- Date: Monday, February 20, 2023
- Time: 02:00 p.m. ET
Merida Open’s inaugural season is scheduled to initiate on Monday, February 20, 2023. First round of the event will kick-off at 02:00 p.m. on Monday with the game of Simona Waltert vs Ysaline Bonaventure in Court 1.
Merida Open 2023 Schedule:
|First Round||February 20||06:00 a.m.|
|Second Round||February 21||TBD|
|Semifinals||February 25||11:00 a.m.|
|Final||February 26||11:00 a.m.|
How to watch the tennis event on TV?
- beIN Sport
- Tennis Channel
Merida Open 2023 will be available on tv via beIN Sports in Australia. Canadian tennis fans will be able to watch the games through TSN channel. While in USA, Tennis Channel will broadcast the event live like most WTA events.
How to Live Stream Merida Open 2023?
- Amazon Prime Video
- Tennis Channel
Amazon’s popular VOD streaming media, Prime Video will live stream the upcoming Mexican WTA 250 event in the United Kingdom. However, prime subscription of minimum £8.99 will be required to get access. Also, Tennis Channel will maintain online distribution of the event to Tennis Channel plus subscribers.
Where will the tennis event be held?
- Venue: Yucatan Country Club
- Location: Merida, Mexico
The tennis courts at Yukatan Country Club will host the upcoming inaugural Merida Open 2023. The club features a golf course and multiple hard tennis courts in outdoor location. It is located in Merida, Mexico.
Merida Open 2023 Seeds:
The complete seed list of the upcoming French ATP Tour 250 event is listed below –