Stuttgart Open, in 2022 also known as Porsche Tennis Grand Prix due to lead sponsor since 1978, is WTA 500 categorized Tournament. The event is held on the hard clay court surface of Porsche-Arena in Stuttgart, Germany since 2006. The tournament is the oldest women’s indoor tournament in Europe & it’s a 32S/16D draw event.
The 44th edition of the Women’s Stuttgart Open started on 16th April and the final was played on 24th April including qualifying matches. In 2009 this event transferred to clay court from the hardcourt and after that, it was considered important for French Open due to the same type of surface. In 2019 (10th time) this event got the favorite event in this category, voted by the players. From 1978 to 2006 this event was held at Tennis Sporthalle Filderstadt, Germany. In 2022 a charity for Ukraine introduces as an “Aces for Charity”. 100 euro for every Ace hit in the whole tournament.
Stuttgart Open 2022 Champions
In 2022, Singles Title won by World No. 1 Iga Swiatek (Poland) against Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus). Polish star easily won the final battle with 6-2, 6-2. 20-year-old Iga wins 23 matches consecutively and wins the fourth straight title. Polish star also won her last seven finals in straight sets. Her winning streak began with a title run at WTA Doha. Back-to-back finalist Ayna Sbalenka couldn’t win a title.
On the other side in the doubles championship, Seeded no. 2 Demi Schuurs of Nederland and Desirae Krawczyk of USA won a title against seeded no. 1 Zhang Shuai of China and Coco Gauff of USA. It was the first title in 2022 for titleholders.
Stuttgart Open 2021 Champions
In 2021, the Singles champion was Ashleigh Barty who recently retired from International Tennis (Read about Ash Barty Retirement ). Barty had a final match against Belarusian star Aryna Sabalenka. On the other side in the doubles championship, Singles title holder Ashleigh Barty was doubles champion too with partner Jennifer Brady of USA. Winners won thy title against USA pair Desirae Krawczyk and Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Martina Navratilova of USA had a record of 6 times Women’s Porsche Grand Prix champion.
Porsche Tennis, Stuttgart Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022, the total prize money is announced as $757,900. Singles champion received $116,341 and runner-up received $71,960. On the sides in doubles, the champions got $39,000 with the runner-up’s $23,700. In addition to prize cash, the singles champion also gets hold of a Porsche Taycan GTS Sport Turismo.
In 2021 prize money was less compared to other years due to Covid Pandemic. Total Prize money was $565,530 in 2021, whereas the singles winner took $82,075 with her and the runner-up had $61,045. On the other side in the doubles championship, the titleholder put $20,346 in their pockets and the runner-ups had $14,314.
The following table holds info. about Porsche Tennis Grand Prix past winners & prize money history.
|YEAR||PRIZE MONEY||WINNER (SINGLES)||WINNER (DOUBLES)|
|2022||$757,900||Iga Swiatek (Poland)||Demi Schuurs (NED)|
Desirae Krawczyk (USA)
|2021||$565,530||Ashleigh Barty (AUS)||Ashleigh Barty (AUS)|
Jennifer Brady (USA)
|2019||$886,077||Petra Kvitova (CZE)||Mona Barthel (GER)|
Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER)
|2018||$816,000||Karolina Pliskova (CZE)||Raquel Atawo (USA)|
Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER)
|2017||$776,000||Laura Siegemund (GER)||Raquel Atawo (USA)|
Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
|2016||$759,000||Angelique Kerber (GER)||Caroline Garcia (FRA)|
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2022 Main Draw Wildcards
Laura Seigemund, 2017 Porsche Tennis (Stuttgart Open) champion joining Stuttgart Open for the 10th time while Grand Slam champion Bianca Andreescu & Porsche Talent Team member Jule Niemeier will make their first appearance in the Porsche Arena.
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart Open 2022 Top Seeded Players Entry List
This year nine of the top 10 players are competing at this year’s Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.
- Iga Swiatek (Poland)
- Paula Badosa (Spain)
- Aryna Sabalenka (Belarus)
- Maria Sakkari (Greece)
- Anett Kontaveit (Estonia)
- Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)
- Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
- Emma Raducanu (UK)
Stuttgart Open 2022 Tickets
Tickets range start from 15€ to 140€ for different matches. Tickets for the 45th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix are available at Easy Ticket Service by calling +49 711/2555555 or on the Internet at www.easyticket.de. You can also visit the official site for ticket information: https://www.porsche-tennis.com/prod/pag/tennis.nsf/web/english-ticketing