US Open Tennis 2022 is going to start on August 29 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. This is the fourth grand slam of the year and will be played on the outdoor hard courts. Here, you will know all the necessary information about the tournament.
This year, it will be the 142nd edition of the US Open. The people of New York will host the greatest tennis players in the world through this tournament. First, the tournament was played on the grass and clay courts, but since 1978, it has been played on the outdoor hard courts.
This year, 20 times grand slam winner Novak Djokovic won’t be able to participate in the tournament due to his vaccination issue. He couldn’t attend the first grand slam of the year due to the same issue. There was a talk that the Russian players won’t be able to participate in the US Open Tennis 2022. But later, the Russians were given permission to play in this event.
This is an ATP 2022 tournament, so the winner of the US Open Tennis 2022 will get 2000 ATP points. There will be huge prize money of $2,500,000 for the champion.
Defending Champion: Daniil Medvedev
Daniil Medvedev won the US Open Tennis 2021 by defeating Novak Djokovic in the final. He didn’t let Djokovic win a calendar grand slam this year. Roger Federer won the title for 5 consecutive years from 2004 to 2008
When is US Open Tennis 2022?
The tournament will start on Monday, August 29, and will continue till Saturday, September 10.
Here is the full schedule of the US Open Tennis 2022:
|29- 30 August||1st Round|
|31 August- 1 September||2nd Round|
|2-3 September||3rd Round|
|4- 5 September||Women’s Round of 16|
|6- 7 September||Quarterfinals|
Where will be the tournament held?
- Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
- Capacity: 14,000
The US Open Tennis 2022 will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The venue has a capacity of 14,000 people. This is an outdoor hard-court tennis complex.
How to Watch the tournament on television?
ESPN has the right to show the US Open Tennis 2022 on their TV channel in the USA. You will be able to watch the tournament there with a simple cable TV connection.
We all know that the tennis channel is the home of tennis. They will cover the last grand slam of the year on their TV channel. So, if you are willing to watch the event on this channel, get the connection right now.
If you are someone from Canada, you will be able to watch the tournament on TSN. TSN shows all the latest sports events in the country.
Super Sports has the right to show the event in Sub-Saharan Africa.
If you are someone living in Australia and wishing to watch the US Open Tennis 2022 on television, you can surely tune in to SBS.
How to Livestream US Open Tennis 2022?
You can live stream the tournament live on Fubo TV. Fubo TV supports ESPN on their OTT platform. You will need to get a paid subscription for $35 to watch the event there. Fubo will offer you a free trial option, where you can cancel the subscription anytime.
In the USA, Sling can be another cheaper option to watch the US Open Tennis 2022 on live streaming platforms. The monthly subscription to the sling will cost you only $35.
Amazon Prime Video:
In the UK, the live streaming of the tournament will be available on Amazon Prime Video. The monthly subscription to the OTT platform is only $6.99. You will be able to watch many interesting shows besides tennis on this channel.
In Australia, Kayo will broadcast all the matches of the grand slam. The monthly subscription fee of Kayo is 25 AUD.
Players to Watch:
The defending champion of the tournament, Daniil Medvedev is a huge favorite in the US Open Tennis 2022. He managed to climb to the number 1 ATP on February 28, but he couldn’t retain the position for a long time. Again, he replaced Novak Djokovic and became the number 1 ATP player in June 2022. Medvedev reached the final of the Australian Open, where he was defeated by Rafael Nadal. He couldn’t pass the fourth round of the French Open 2022.
Alexander Zverev, the German youngster passed an amazing year. He claimed his career-best ATP number 2 position in June 2022. He made a record for the latest match ever played in the 2022 Acapulco Open. He was out from the fourth round of the Australian Open 2022. Zverev reached the Final of the Madrid Open 2022, where he was defeated by Alcaraz.
Rafael Nadal has been one of the biggest names in 2022. He won the Australian Open and the French Open this year. The Spanish superstar had to deal with injuries for a long time, which had been the greatest drawback of his career these days. Without the injuries, we all know what the 21 times grand slam winner is capable of. Nadal also won the Mexican Open this year. He will start the US Open Tennis 2022 to win the trophy.
Casper Ruud, the Norwegian superstar reached his career-high ATP ranking no 5 in June 2022. Ruud won the Geneva Open and the Argentina Open in 2022. He reached the French Open 2022 Final, where he was defeated by Rafael Nadal. Ruud was also the finalist of the Miami Open 2022
Tsitsipas won the Monte Carlo Masters this year. This had been the only tournament victory by the greek. He was defeated by Medvedev in the semi-finals of the Australian Open. He also couldn’t pass the fourth round of the French Open 2022. The year hadn’t been so great for the Greek, maybe he can make this year remarkable by winning the grand slam.
Alcaraz has been one of the most amazing kids of 2022. He showed his supremacy by defeating Rafael Nadal in the quarter-final and Novak Djokovic in the semifinal. He won the final by defeating Zverev. Alcaraz also won the Barcelona Open, Miami Open, and Rio Open this year. He was out from the quarter-final of the French Open and third round of the Australian Open.
US Open Tennis 2022 Prize Money:
The winner of the tournament will get prize money of $2,500,000, whereas the finalist will earn $1,250,000. Here is the full prize money breakdown of the US Open Tennis 2022:
|Round of 16||$265,000|
|Round of 32||$180,000|
|Round of 64||$115,000|
|Round of 128||$75,000|
The US Open 2022 is the last and final grand slam in the world. Each of the players will start their journey with a vision to win the trophy. The victory will give them huge prizemoney, important ATP points and mainly, huge respect from all tennis fans around the world. So, support your favorite tennis player in this exciting tournament.