WTA US Open 2022: Schedule, How to Watch and Purse

US Open 2022 is all set to take place in New York, United States from August 29. The event will unveil its curtain at 7 pm ET. The tournament will be held from August 29 to September 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, United States. Find the full schedule, seeds and purse of the women’s event here.

This year, the hard-court tournament will be the 142nd edition of the US Open. Run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), this Grand Slam event is part of both the ATP Tour and WTA Tour. Both men’s and women’s singles and doubles contests will run simultaneously. The singles part will feature 128 players in each category.

Serena Williams is under the spotlight at US Open 2022. The American tennis legend hinted at her retirement from the game earlier in August and said this US Open is possibly her last tournament. This makes the entire tennis world eye her with more attention. Williams has the most (23) Grand Slam singles titles in her Opens career while Margaret Court owns the most, being 24 in terms of total singles titles count.

Defending Champion: Emma Raducanu

Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu is the defending champion. She is currently World no. 11 and British No. 1. She reached a career-high ranking of No. 10 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on 11 July this year. Making her WTA Tour debut last year, she became the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles title at the US Open since 1977.

When will the US Open 2022 be held?

The curtain of the US Open 2022 will be unveiled on August 29 and the tournament will end with finals on September 10.

WTA US Open 2022: Full Schedule

The full schedule of the US Open 2022 is provided below:

Events Date
Round 1 August 29-30
Round 2 September 1
Round of 32 September 2-3
Round of 16 September 4-5
Quarterfinals September 6-7
Semifinals (women) September 8
Championships (Finals) September 10


How to Watch US Open 2022 on TV?

  • United States: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN++.
  • Canada: TSN and RDS.
  • United Kingdom- Amazon Prime Video.

The US Open 2022 will be broadcasted live on ESPN in the United States while TSN will air the event in Canada. Here is the full TV schedule.

Date Time (ET) Round US Canada
Aug. 29-30 7-11 p.m. First round ESPN/ESPN2 TSN1/3/4/5
Sept. 1 7-11 p.m. Second round ESPN2 TSN1/3
Sept. 2-3 7-11 p.m. Round of 32 ESPN2 TSN1
Sept. 4-5 7-11 p.m. Round of 16 ESPN2 TSN2
Sept. 6-7 7-11 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN TSN1/4/5
Sept. 8 7-11 p.m. Semifinals (women) ESPN TSN5
Sept. 10 4-7 p.m. Championship (women) ESPN TSN1/4


How to Livestream The Event Online?

  • USA: ESPN+, the ESPN app and fuboTV
  • Canada: TSN.ca and TSN App

Fans in the United States can watch livestream of the WTA US Open 2022 on ESPN Plus, ESPN app and fuboTV. Residents in Canada will be able to do so with the TSN app and on TSN.ca.

Top Seeds

Women’s Singles

  1. Iga Swiatek (POL)
  2. Anett Kontaveit (EST)
  3. Maria Sakkari (GRC)
  4. Paula Badosa (SPA)
  5. Ons Jabeur (TUN)
  6. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR)
  7. Simona Halep (ROU)
  8. Jessica Pegula (USA)
  9. Garbine Muguruza (USA)
  10.  Daria Kasatkina (RUS)

WTA US Open 2022: Purse & Payouts

The total purse for the US Open 2022 is $60,000,000, which increased by 4 percent compared to last year’s USD 57.5 million in 2021. The prize money for the women’s singles title winner is USD 2.6 million, the same as its male counterpart. The amount has increased from USD 2.5 million last year.

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