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Atlanta Open 2022: All you need to know, venue, schedule, and more

Nick Kyrgio returns to action for the first time since his runner-up finish at Wimbledon a few weeks ago.

Aakash Srivastava Author

Published on - 24 July 2022 10:13 pm

The 2022 Atlanta Open has made a power-packed return with some of the best tennis players of the generation set to battle out for the prestigious title. The ATP 250 tournament will kick off the North American hardcourt swing between July 25th to 31st, with qualifying matches taking place over the weekend.

Top-seeded Reilly Opelka will be back home after enduring a long European season and play some hard-court tennis. Coco Gauff will be back in action facing off against Taylor Townsend and Sofia Kenin. Reilly Opelka is another top-seeded player, while defending champion John Isner, second-seeded will grace the event with his presence.

Nick Kyrgio returns to action for the first time since this runner-up finish at Wimbledon a few weeks ago. While a few top-seeded players agreed to participate in the Atlanta Open, players like Andy-Murray, Taylor Fritz and Cameron Norrie were other high-profile names who were slated to participate but later withdrew. The 2022 Atlanta Open guarantees a promising week full of highly-competitive tennis matches. Let’s look at all the available details about the tournament.

Tournament: The Atlanta Open
Venue: Atlantic Station in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Draws:
Top-seeded players like Reilly Opelka, John Isner, Alex de Minaur and Frances Tiafoe advanced into Round 16, while Opelka and de Minaur headline the top half of the draw. The former will possibly meet either Ilya Ivashka or Quentin Halys in the second round, while the latter could face compatriot James Duckworth.

Nick Kyrgios is also in this half of the draw and will take on a qualifier in the first round. He might be up against his good friend and frequent doubles partner Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round. Tommy Paul and Jack Sock are also set for an exciting first-round showdown.

John Isner and Frances Tiafoe lead the bottom half of the draw. Defending champion Isner could meet either Ben Shelton or a qualifier in the 2nd round.

Schedule:
The qualifying matches will take place on July 22 and 24. While the main draw will commence on Monday (25th July), the exhibition matches featuring Coco Gauff will take place on Sunday and Monday evenings. The quarter-finals, semi-finals and summit clash are scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Prize Money:
The total prize money for this year’s edition is $708,530. Meanwhile, the winner will walk away with a cash prize of €54,535 along with 250 ranking points.

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