Miami Open also known as Miami Masters is held at the outdoor hard rock stadium of Miami Gardens, Florida. In 2022 Miami Open is going to be held between 21st March to the 3rd of April including qualifying rounds. The 37th edition of Maimi open is belonging to WTA1000 category. It’s a 96S /32D draws tournament.
Miami Open 2022 Champions
Back to Back (2019, 2021) singles champion, Ashleigh Barty could not defend her title this year due to Ash retirement from tennis. In a statement, she expressed her feeling and said “I’m so happy and I’m so ready. And I just know at the moment in my heart, for me as a person, this is right…”.
In singles, Polish star Iga Swiatek (See Iga Swiatek Net Worth) wins a title against wild card entry Naomi Osaka from Japan. Iga wins the 17th straight match after winning Miami 2022 final. This was her 1st Miami final and she grabbed an easy win by 6-4, 6-0. Apart from Miami Open in the WTA1000 category, Star also won the Qatar Total Energies Open 2022 and BNP Paribas Open 2022.
On the other side, Doubles title goes to seeded no. 1, Elise Mertens from Belgium and Veronika Kudermetova from Russia. Champions grabbed the title against Vera Zvonareva from Russia and Laura Siegemund from Germany by 7-6, 7-5.
2021 doubles champion was Japanese pair Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara. American Star Serena Williams has recorded by winning Miami Open 7 times in her career. On the other side, big names got wildcard entries including Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka and Sofia Kenin.
WOMEN’S MAIN DRAW WILDCARDS
- Naomi Osaka, Japan
- Sofia Kenin, USA
- Hailey Baptiste, USA
- Astra Sharma, AUS
- Linda Fruhvirtova, CZE
- Alexandra Eala, PHI
- Ashlyn Krueger, USA
- Robin Montgomery, USA
WOMEN’S MAIN DRAW DOUBLES WILDCARDS
Women’s Tennis Miami Open 2022 Prize Money
Prize Money of this event always attracts big names to take part in this tournament. In 2022 WTA1000 Miami open, prize money was $8,369,455, where singles champion got $1,231,245 and runner-up had $646,110. In 2021 prize money was way low due to the pandemic and that was only $3,260,190.
|YEAR||PRIZE MONEY||WINNER (SINGLES)||WINNER (DOUBLES)|
|2022||$8,369,455||Iga Swiatek||Elise Metens (BEL)|
Veronika Kudermetova (RUS)
|2021||$3,260,190||Ashleigh Barty||Shuko Aoyama|
|2019||$9,035,428||Ashleigh Barty|| Elise Mertens|
|2018||$7,972,535||Sloane Stephens||Ashleigh Barty|
|2017||$7,669,423||Johanna Konta||Gabriela Dabrowski|
|2016||$6,844,139||Victoria Azarenka||Bethanie Mattek-Sands|
Miami Open 2022 Top Seeded Players Entry List
- Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus)
- Iga Swiatek (Poland)
- Anett Kontaveit (Estonia)
- Maria Sakkari (Greece)
- Paula Badosa (Spain)
- Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)
- Garbine Muguruza (Spain)
- Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
- Danielle Collins (USA)
- Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia)
Miami Open 2022 Tickets
To purchase Miami Masters 2022 tickets, go to www.miamiopen.com or call (305) 943-6736. Fans can secure tickets to view all the collegiate matches for $25 or can purchase an evening session package for $70, which includes access to the collegiate matches along with a ticket for the men’s evening semifinal match (Session 22). As a special bonus, the first 140 people to purchase an evening session package will receive a commemorative hat featuring the Miami Open and University of Miami logos.