WTA Tour – Ostrava Open 2022 Everything You Need To Know

by Christina S. Brown
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The WTA Ostrava Open 2022 (or “AGEL Open”) is an annual tennis tournament held in Ostravar Arena in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on indoor hard courts.

Because the tournament is at the WTA 500 level on the WTA Tour, it attracts some of the world’s best WTA players.

WTA Ostrava Open 2022:

Location:Ostrava, Czech Republic
Tour Level:WTA 500
Court Surface:Indoor Hard Courts
Prize Money:$757,900

Dates for the 2022 WTA Ostrava Open

The 2022 tournament in Ostrava will take place from October 3rd through October 9th, 2022.

The Astana Open in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, as well as the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan, and the Jasmin Open in Monastir, Tunisia, will all be held during the same week.

WTA Ostrava Open 2022 Participants:

Tournament organizers have finally announced the entry list for the 2022 AGEL Open in Ostrava, and here is a list of prominent WTA players who will compete in the singles tournament.

  • Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  • Anett Kontaveit
  • Barbora Krejcikova
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia
  • Belinda Bencic
  • Daria Kasatkina
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Elena Rybakina
  • Emma Raducanu
  • Iga Swiatek
  • Jelena Ostapenko
  • Jil Teichmann
  • Karolina Pliskova
  • Madison Keys
  • Maria Sakkari
  • Paula Badosa
  • Shelby Rogers
  • Victoria Azarenka

WTA Ostrava Open 2022 Schedule:

The first-round matches will take place on October 3rd and 4th, with the singles final taking place on October 9th, 2022.

1Monday, October 3rd 20221st Round
2Tuesday, October 4th 20221st Round
3Wednesday, October 5th 20222nd Round
4Thursday, October 6th 20222nd Round
5Friday, October 7th 2022Quarterfinals
6Saturday, October 8th 2022Semifinals
7Sunday, October 9th 2022Final

WTA Ostrava Open 2022 Draw

The draws for the 2022 WTA Ostrava tennis tournament can be viewed by clicking on the link here.

The singles tournament has a draw size of 32 players, while the doubles competition has a draw size of 16 pairs.

Prize Money and Points for the 2022 WTA Ostrava Open:

The overall financial investment for the 2022 Ostrava tennis tournament (including prize money) will be $757,900.

The prize money and point distribution for the 2022 competition are outlined below.

Prize Money and Points for Singles:

The 2022 Women’s Singles competition winner will receive €93,823 and 470 WTA ranking points, while the runner-up will receive €58,032 and 305 WTA ranking points.

In 2022, eliminated players in the first round will get €6,522 in prize money and one WTA ranking point.

Performance2022 Prize MoneyWTA Points
2nd Round€9,01955
1st Round€6,5221

Prize money is doubled (per team)

The prize money for the Women’s Doubles competition in 2022 is €31,452 (€15,726 each) and 470 ranking points, while the runner-ups earn €19,113 (€9,556.50) and 305 ranking points.

In 2019, teams eliminated in the first round got $3,500 ($1,750 each) in prize money and one ranking point.

Performance2022 Prize MoneyWTA Points
1st Round€3,3871

WTA Ostrava Open Winners in the Past

  • Women’s Singles

Anett Kontaveit is the defending singles winner heading into the 2022 tournament, having defeated Maria Sakkari 6-2, 7-5 in 2021 final.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2021Anett KontaveitMaria Sakkari6–2, 7–5
2020Aryna SabalenkaVictoria Azarenka6–2, 6–2

Match highlights from the 2021 singles final between Anett Kontaveit and Maria Sakkari are below.

  • Women’s Doubles

Sania Mirza and Zhang Shuai are the current doubles champions, defeating Kaitlyn Christian and Ertliffe in the 2021 doubles final 6-3, 6-2.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore
2021Sania Mirza and Zhang ShuaiKaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe6–3, 6-2
2020Elise Mertens and Aryna SabalenkaGabriela Dabrowski and Luisa Stefani6–1, 6–3

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