The 53rd edition of The Washington Open is all set to start on August 1. The week-long tennis tournament is being held at the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center, in Washington DC, USA.
Also known as Citi Open 2022, this event is an ATP 500 tournament part of the US Open Series. Similar to the previous editions, It will be contested on a hardcourt outdoor surface.
Washington Open has a solid player base in 2022 as evident from the many strong players that have already arrived in the US Capital. Of those who are confirmed to participate, Andrey Rublev is the sole representative of the top 10 players in the world. However, players like Grigor Dimitrov, Denis Shapovalov, Karen Khachanov, and Hubert Hurkacz are also among the competitors, and they are all eyeing the championship trophy.
Current Champion: Jannik Sinner
Jannik Sinner who won the 2021 Washington Open has decided not to play this time.
The Russian, Andrey Rublev is playing the tournament as the first seed. Rublev had a modest year in 2022 winning 3 titles in Belgrade, Dubai, and Marseille. However, his performance in the masters and grand slam has not been up to the mark. The 24-year-old will try to build his confidence before the US Open by winning the Citi Open title in San Jose.
The No.2 seed for the tournament is Hubert Hurkacz. Hurkacz is ranked 11th at the moment in the world rankings. He won his first ATP 500 title this year in Halle defeating world no.1, Danil Medvedev in the final. The Polish tennis star aims to win his 2nd ATP 500 title and return to the top 10.
Seed no. 3 is Taylor Fritz from the USA. 2022 has been the best year of Taylor Fritz’s career. The American youngster has won his maiden masters 1000 title at the Indian Wells Open defeating 22-time grand-slam winner Rafael Nadal. He has already entered the top 15 in the world ranking and hopes to continue his rise to the very top.
When will the Washington Open 2022 be held?
The 2022 Washington Open will start on August 1 and will conclude on August 7.
Washington Open 2022: Full Schedule
The complete schedule of Washington Open 2022 is given below:
|Round of 32||August 1-2|
|Round of 16||August 3-4|
How can I Watch Washington Open 2022 on TV?
- Tennis Channel
The best way to watch the broadcast of the Washington Open 2022 from the USA is to tune in to the Tennis Channel. Tennis Channel can also be accessed from countries like England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Greece.
For the tennis fans from Canada, TSN will bring the action to you by telecasting the whole tournament.
How can I Livestream Washington Open 2022 online?
- Tennis TV
- Amazon Prime Video.
Tennis TV is the official live stream partner of the ATP tour. You can enjoy all the action in San Jose by subscribing to this service.
If you are from the UK or Ireland, Amazon Prime Video can be a reliable platform for you to enjoy the tournament
For other parts of the world, subscribing to bet365 can give you access to the live stream of Washington Open 2022.
It is important to note that these are all paid platforms and services. You need to buy the subscription for the respective site to avail of its content.
- Andrey Rublev
- Hubert Hurkacz
- Taylor Fritz
- Reilly Opelka
- Grigor Dimitrov
- Denis Shapovalov
- Botic van de Zandschulp