The Prague Open, also known as Livesport Prague open due to sponsorship, is the beginning of the hard court season every year. This tournament was founded in 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. This Event consists of 32 singles main draw and 16 doubles main draw.
The event is going to be held on an outdoor hard court surface since last year (initially it was a clay court event) in TK Sparta Praha located in Prague, Czech Republic. Prague Open is WTA 250 level tournament since 2015, previously this was categorized as ITF Women’s Circuit.
Prague Open 2022 Winners
In singles, Home star Marie Bouzkova defeated Russian Anastasia Potapova (6-0,6-3) and became the WTA PRAGUE OPEN 2022 champion. She reached her first professional title on the circuit.
While in Livesprort Prague Open 2022 doubles championship, Russian player Anastasia Potapova & Spanish player Yana Sizikova won the title against Angelina Gabueva and Anastasia Zakharova.
Prague Open 2021 Winners
2021 was the 1st edition at hard court surface and it all belongs to home stars. In the singles championship, Homestar Barbora Krejcikova won the singles title against country fellow Tereza Martincova. Barbora defeats the opposition in straight sets 6-2, 6-0.
Meanwhile, in the doubles championship, Czech Republican pair Marie Bouzkova and Lucie Hradecka defeated Victoria Kuzmova of Slovakia and Nina Stojanovic of Serbia. The winning pair took the title after winning in straight sets 7-6, 6-4.
Livesport Prague Open 2022 Top Seeds/Players List [Updated]
Due to the start of the hardcourt season, top players including world no 2 Anett Kontaveit are ready to play this tournament. Following are some shining stars of tennis appearing this year in the 2022 Prague Open WTA;
|Player Name||Seed #||Current Status|
|Barbora Krejčíková (CZE)- 2021 singles champion||2||Eliminated in R16 against Nao Hibino|
|Sorana Cîrstea (ROU)||4||Eliminated in R32 against Oksana Selekhmeteva|
|Alizé Cornet (FRA)||5||Eliminated in R16 against Linda Noskova|
|Elise Mertens (BEL)||3||Eliminated in R32 against Magda Linette|
|Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL)||6||Eliminated in R32 against Dalila Jakupovic|
|Anastasia Potapova (RUS)||7||Playing|
|Marie Bouzkova (CZE)||8||Playing|
|Rebecca Peterson (SWE)||–||Eliminated in R32 against Qiang Wang|
Prague Open 2022 Wild Card Entry List [Updated]
- Lucie Havlickova (CZE) Eliminated in R16 against Anett Kontaveit
- Linda Nosková (CZE)
- Anett Kontaveit (EST) (Seed# 1) Eliminated in QF against A. Potapova
Prague Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022, Events’ total prize money is decided to be $251,750 while in 2021 total prize money was $235,238 where the singles champion took $29,200 with her and the runner-up took $16,398. Whereas in the doubles championship, the winning pair took a cheque of $10,300 with the runner-up receiving $6,000.
Prague Open Prize Money & Past Champions History
|Year||Prize Money||% Change||Single’s Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2022||$251,750||6.5%||Marie Bouzkova||Anastasia Potapova |
|2021||$235,238||4.32%||Barbora Krejčíková(CZE)||Marie Bouzková (CZE)|
Lucie Hradecká (CZE)
|2020||$225,500||-9.80%||Simona Halep (ROM)||Lucie Hradecká (CZE)|
Kristýna Plíšková (CZE)
|2019||$250,000||0%||Jil Teichmann (SUI)||Anna Kalinskaya (RUS)|
Viktória Kužmová (SLO)
|2018||$250,000||0%||Petra Kvitová (CZE)||Nicole Melichar (USA)|
Květa Peschke (CZE)
|2017||$250,000||-50%||Mona Barthel (GER)||Anna-Lena Grönefeld (GER)|
Květa Peschke (CZE)
Prague Open 2022 Schedule & Draw Dates
|Monday, 25 July 2022||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 26 July 2022||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 27 July 2022||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 28 July 2022||2nd Round|
|Friday, 29 July 2022||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday, 30 July 2022||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 31 July 2022||Final|
Livesport Prague Open 2022 Tickets
For Prague Open tickets details, please do visit the following link: https://www.ticketportal.cz/event/Livesport-Prague-Open-2022
Prague Open Social Platforms
Official Website: https://livesportpragueopen.cz/EN/