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Korea Open Tennis 2022


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2022 Korea Open Facts

Date 19–25 September (women)
26 September–2 October (men)
Edition 1st (men)
18th (women)
Category ATP Tour 250 (men)
WTA 250 (women)
Draw 28S / 16D (men)
32S / 16D (women)
Prize money $1,237,570 (men)
$251,750 (women)
Surface Hard, outdoor
Location Seoul, South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center

Champions

Women’s singles
Ekaterina Alexandrova

Women’s doubles
France Kristina Mladenovic / Belgium Yanina Wickmayer

Korea Open Facts

Founded 2004; 18 years ago
Location Seoul
South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center
Category WTA 250
Surface Hard
Draw 32M/16D
Prize money $251,750 (2021)

Schedule

2022 Korea Open tennis tournament starts from 19–25 September (women), 26 September–2 October (men) at Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center

Prize Money

Total Prize Money: $1,237,570 (men) and $251,750 (women)

Players List

ATP Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank Seeds
NOR Casper Ruud 2 1
GBR Cameron Norrie 8 2
USA Taylor Fritz 12 3
CAN Denis Shapovalov 24 4
GBR Dan Evans 25 5
CRO Borna Ćorić 26 6
SRB Miomir Kecmanović 33 7
USA Jenson Brooksby 50 8

Wildcards

South Korea Hong Seong-chan
South Korea Nam Ji-sung
Japan Kaichi Uchida

Qualifying Draw:

South Korea Chung Yun-seong
Chile Nicolás Jarry
Japan Yosuke Watanuki
Chinese Taipei Wu Tung-lin

Lucky Losers:

United States Aleksandar Kovacevic
Japan Hiroki Moriya
United Kingdom Ryan Peniston

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

Croatia Borna Ćorić → replaced by Japan Hiroki Moriya
Chile Cristian Garín → replaced by Ecuador Emilio Gómez
United States Marcos Giron → replaced by United Kingdom Ryan Peniston
United States Brandon Nakashima → replaced by United States Aleksandar Kovacevic
United States Frances Tiafoe → replaced by Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin
Czech Republic Jiří Veselý → replaced by Japan Taro Daniel
Germany Alexander Zverev → replaced by Moldova Radu Albot

ATP Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
RSA Raven Klaasen USA Nathaniel Lammons 139 1
COL Nicolás Barrientos MEX Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela 144 2
ECU Diego Hidalgo COL Cristian Rodríguez 149 3
SWE André Göransson JPN Ben McLachlan 151 4

Wildcards

South Korea Chung Hyeon / South Korea Kwon Soon-woo
South Korea Nam Ji-sung / South Korea Song Min-kyu

Alternates:

Moldova Radu Albot / Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin

Withdrawals

Australia Matthew Ebden / Australia John Peers → replaced by Serbia Miomir Kecmanović / Australia John Peers
United States Marcos Giron / United States Mackenzie McDonald → replaced by Moldova Radu Albot / Chinese Taipei Tseng Chun-hsin

WTA Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank Seeds

LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 15 1
Ekaterina Alexandrova 24 2
POL Magda Linette 67 3
CHN Zhu Lin 69 4
Varvara Gracheva 80 5
GBR Emma Raducanu 83 6
GER Tatjana Maria 84 7
CAN Rebecca Marino 90 8

Wildcards

South Korea Jeong Bo-young
South Korea Han Na-lae
South Korea Park So-hyun

Protected ranking

Australia Kimberly Birrell
Canada Eugenie Bouchard
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer

Qualifying Draw:

South Korea Back Da-yeon
Australia Lizette Cabrera
Croatia Jana Fett
India Ankita Raina
Australia Astra Sharma
Switzerland Lulu Sun

Lucky loser:

Andorra Victoria Jiménez Kasintseva

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

United Kingdom Katie Boulter → replaced by Anna Blinkova
Serbia Aleksandra Krunić → replaced by Australia Priscilla Hon
Evgeniya Rodina → replaced by Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
United Kingdom Katie Swan → replaced by Andorra Victoria Jiménez Kasintseva

WTA Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
USA Asia Muhammad USA Sabrina Santamaria 114 1
USA Kaitlyn Christian Lidziya Marozava 119 2
Ekaterina Alexandrova Yana Sizikova 137 3
GEO Oksana Kalashnikova UKR Nadiia Kichenok 174 4

Wildcards

South Korea Choi Ji-hee / South Korea Park So-hyun
South Korea Kim Da-bin / South Korea Ku Yeon-woo

Past Champions

Singles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2010Alisa KleybanovaKlára Zakopalová6–1, 6–3
2011María José Martínez SánchezGalina Voskoboeva7–6(7–0), 7–6(7–2)
2012Caroline WozniackiKaia Kanepi6–1, 6–0
2013Agnieszka RadwańskaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–4
2014Karolína PlíškováVarvara Lepchenko6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
2015Irina-Camelia BeguAliaksandra Sasnovich6–3, 6–1
2016Lara ArruabarrenaMonica Niculescu6–0, 2–6, 6–0
2017Jeļena OstapenkoBeatriz Haddad Maia6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–4
2018Kiki BertensAjla Tomljanović7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–2
2019Karolína MuchováMagda Linette6–1, 6–1
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
↓ WTA 125K series tournament ↓
2021Zhu LinKristina Mladenovic6–0, 6–4
↓ WTA 250 tournament ↓
2022 Ekaterina AlexandrovaJeļena Ostapenko7–6(7–4), 6–0

Doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2010Julia Görges
Polona Hercog
Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–3, 6–4
2011Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
Vera Dushevina
Galina Voskoboeva
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2012Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears (2)
Akgul Amanmuradova
Vania King
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
2013Chan Chin-wei
Xu Yifan
Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
7–5, 6–3
2014Lara Arruabarrena
Irina-Camelia Begu
Mona Barthel
Mandy Minella
6–3, 6–3
2015Lara Arruabarrena (2)
Andreja Klepač
Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10-6]
2016Johanna Larsson
Kirsten Flipkens
Akiko Omae
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–2, 6–3
2017Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson (2)
Luksika Kumkhum
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–4, 6–1
2018Choi Ji-hee
Han Na-lae
Hsieh Shu-ying
Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 6–2
2019Lara Arruabarrena (3)
Tatjana Maria
Hayley Carter
Luisa Stefani
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [10–7]
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
↓ WTA 125K series tournament ↓
2021Choi Ji-hee (2)
Han Na-lae (2)
Valentini Grammatikopoulou
Réka Luca Jani
6–4, 6–4
↓ WTA 250 tournament ↓
2022Kristina Mladenovic
Yanina Wickmayer
Asia Muhammad
Sabrina Santamaria
6–3, 6–2