TennisWTA Cincinnati 2022: Schedule, Livestream and Purse

WTA Cincinnati 2022: Schedule, Livestream and Purse

The Western & Southern Open, also known as the WTA Cincinnati 2022 is a joint event of WTA and ATP, played on an outdoor hard court. It will take place at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, Canada featuring a 56-player singles draw and 28-team doubles draw.

The main-draw matches will begin on Monday, August 15. The top four seeded players in the WTA Cincinnati 2022 are Iga Swiatek, Anett Kontaveit, Paula Badosa, and Maria Sakkari.

Defending Champion: Ashleigh Barty

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, who retired from professional tennis this year, claimed the WTA Cincinnati title last year defeating Jil Teichmann 6-3, 6-1 in the final.

Ashleigh Barty is the second Australian tennis player to rank No. 1 in the world in WTA singles after Evonne Goolagong Cawley. She achieved this pride on 24 June 2019 and held it for 121 long weeks.

When will the WTA Cincinnati 2022 be held?

The tournament is scheduled to be held from August 14-21 in Cincinnati, Ohio, US.

Venue:

The WTA Cincinnati 2022 will take place at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

WTA Cincinnati 2022: Full Schedule

The qualifying rounds were held on August 13 and 14. Here’s the full schedule for the tournament.

August 14 (Sunday): 6:00 pm

  • First Round

August 15 (Monday): 11:00 am

  • First Round

August 16 (Tuesday): 11:00 am

  • First & Second Round

August 17 (Wednesday): 11:00 am

  • Second Round

August 18 (Thursday): 11:00 am

  • Round of 16

August 19 (Friday): 11:00 am

  • Quarterfinals

August 20 (Saturday): 11:00 am

  • Semifinals
  • Men’s Singles Semifinal
  • Doubles Final

August 21 (Sunday): 12:00 pm

  • Men’s & Women’s
  • Singles Finals
  • Doubles Final

How to Watch WTA Cincinnati 2022?

The following channels will air the WTA Cincinnati 2022 in the US, Australia, UK, and Canada.

USA:

  • Tennis Channel
  • Bally Sports RSN.

UK:

  • Amazon Prime Video

Australia:

  • beIN Sports

Canada:

  • TSN

How to Livestream the tournament?

Fans can watch the WTA Cincinnati 2022 live streamed on.tennischannel.com. Amazon prime Video will show the tournament on UK.

Top Seeds:

Singles

  1. Iga Świątek (POL)
  2. Anett Kontaveit (EST)
  3. Paula Badosa (SPA)
  4. Maria Sakkari (GRC)
  5. Ons Jabeur (TUN)
  6. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR)
  7. Jessica Pegula (USA)
  8. Garbiñe Muguruza (SPA)
  9. Daria Kasatkina (RUS)
  10.  Emma Raducanu (UK)

WTA Cincinnati 2022: Purse

The event is committed to awarding total prize money of $25,27,250 with the winner’s share being $412,000.

Here’s the prize money breakdown for the WTA Cincinnati 2022 singles.

  • Champion — $412,000
  • Finalist — $242,800
  • Semifinalist — $125,000
  • Quarterfinalist — $57,440
  • Third round (Round of 16) — $28,730
  • Second round (Round of 32) —  $16,340
  • First round (Round of 64) —  $11,725
  • Qualifier 2 —  $6,880
  • Qualifier 1 —  $3,580

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