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Prague Open 2022: Players, schedule, prize money and all you need to know

The qualifying matches for Prague Open 2022, scheduled for 23-24 July are already underway.

Ritesh Pathak Author

Updated - 24 July 2022 12:57 pm

Prague Open 2022

The 2022 edition of the Prague Open is all set to begin on July 25 with players like Barbora Krejcikova and Annet Kontaveit in action. The WTA 250 tournament will be held in the Czech Republic at the TK Sparta Praha Stadium. This will be the 13th edition of the tournament. The Qualifying rounds for the tournament are already underway and the main draw for the event will be revealed once they are over.

The tournament which debuted on the ITF circuit as a $50,000 claycourt event, the Prague Open officially joined the WTA Tour in 2015 as an International-level tournament. Also, it was shifted to hardcourt in 2021. Local star Barbora Krejcikova will begin her title defense once the first round gets underway on July 25.

So, with only two days left for the WTA 250 tournament, here is all you need to know about Prague Open 2022.

Where will be the Prague Open 2022 played?

The 13th edition of the WTA 250 tournament will be played on the outdoor hard courts of the TK Sparta Praha Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic.

Schedule

The qualifying matches for Prague Open 2022, scheduled for 23-24 July are already underway. Meanwhile, the Main-draw matches will start on July 25. The summit clash of the Prague Open will be played on 31 July.

How much is the prize money?

The total financial commitment for this year’s tournament is $251,750, while the prize money on offer is $239,477. The winner will take home a cheque of $33,200 and 280 ranking points.

Who all will feature in the tournament?

Apart from local star and defending champion Barbora Krejcikova, World No.2 Annet Kontaveit, Petra Kvitova, Elise Merterns, Sorana Cirstea, Karolina Muchova as well as the teenage duo of Linda Noskova and Lucie Havlickova will feature in the tournament.

Previous 10 WTA Prague Open Winners

2021: Barbora Krejcikova
2020: Simona Halep
2019: Jil Teichmann
2018: Petra Kvitova
2017: Mona Barthel
2016: Lucie Safarova
2015: Karolina Pliskova
2014: Heather Watson
2013: Lucie Safarova
2012: Lucie Safarova
2011: Magdalena Rybarikova
2010: Lucie Hradecka

When and Where to watch Prague Open 2022?

All the matches of Prague Open 2022 will be available to watch on Amazon Prime Video in the UK, Tennis Channel in the US, and TSN. Viewers in India can catch the live scores on the tournament’s official website www.livesportpragueopen.cz as well as on SportsTiger.

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