Astana Open 2022 Prize Money, Players List, Schedule, Tickets

With 6 Top 10 Tennis players participating this year, all eyes are set on the Astana Open. Let’s get you fully acquainted with all you need to know about the 2022 Astana Open.

Astana Open Tennis Tournament

The Astana Open is a professional indoor hard-court Tennis Tournament part of the ATP Tour. Only this year was the event canonized into the Tour as a ATP 500 event. 2022 will mark the third edition of the event that was created to fill the void left after many tournaments were cancelled subsequently due to the Corona outbreak. In many ways the championship is quite similar to the AGEL Open. The title sponsor for the event is the Kazakhstani Bank, Forte.

LocationNur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
VenueNational Tennis Centre and Beeline Arena, Astana
Tour categoryATP500
Prize money$1,900,000 (total commitment $2,054,825)
Draw32 Singles, 16 Doubles

Astana Open 2022 Champions

In singles championship, Former world no1 and event’s seeded no 4 Novak Djokovic claimed singles title. Serbian star defeated Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas with straight sets (6-3, 6-4) . After this Novak wins his 90th career title and 4rth 2022 title.

In doubles championship, Croatian Pair Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic defeated French Pair Fabrice Martin and Adrian Mannarino in final with straight sets (6-4, 6-2). This is 5th title of the Croatian pair together while for Mate Pavic it’s 6th title of 2022.

Astana Open History and Previous Winner

Initially, the tournament was a ATP250 event that also became a WTA250 event in 2021. The men’s tournament was played right after the women’s, but this would last only for a year. The WTA event was discontinued in 2022 and the event upgraded to the ATP500 category. The tournament has even set a record for Kazakhstan, it being the first time in history that both an ATP and WTA event was conducted in Kazakhstan. The champions so far are:

YearSingles ChampionDoubles Champions
2020John MillmanSander Gille and Joran Vliegen
2021Kwon Soon-wooSantiago Gonzalez and Andres molteni

Astana Open Prize Money and Points

Since the tournament was upgraded to a ATP500 event, both the prize money and points have drastically increased. The prize money for this year is at $1,900,000 compared to 2021’s $480,000.

StageSingles Prize MoneyDoubles Prize MoneyATP Points
Semi Finals$101,890$31,490180
Quarter Finals$52,060$15,75090
2nd Round$27,785——45
1st Round$14,820$8,1500

Astana Open Dates

The tournament dates are from the 1st to the 9th of October. 1st to 2nd for qualifying rounds and 3rd through 9th for the main draw. The event will be conducted alongside the Japan Open in Tokyo.

Astana Open Schedule

The event organizers haven’t yet released an official schedule so instead we will be looking at the 2021 format to make an educated guess as to what the schedule is most probable to look like.

DateSingles MatchesDoubles Matches
3rd October1st Round1st Round
4th October1st Round1st Round
5th October1st Round and Second Round1st Round
6th October2nd Round1st Round and Quarter Finals
7th OctoberQuarter FinalsQuarter Finals
8th OctoberSemi FinalsSemi Finals
9th OctoberFinaleFinale

Keep in mind, this layout is not final and may be changed in the coming days before the tournament.

Astana Open Players

As mentioned previously, the players list this year is full of top Tennis players. Including the like of the current world rank no. 1 Carlos Alcaraz and competitive titan, Novak Djokovic. Unfortunately, Kwon Soon-woo will not be participating to defend his title.

Top Seeds

SeedNameATP Ranking
1Carlos Alcaraz1
2Daniil Medvedev4
3Stefanos Tsitsipas ( runner-up)6
4Novak Djokovic (Wild Card)- champion7
5Andrey Rublev9
6Jannik Sinner10
7Hubert Hurkacz11
8Felix Auger-Aliassime13

Remaining Players

NameATP Ranking
Marin Cilic16
Diego Schwartzman17
Karen Khachanov18
Robero Bautista Agut21
Grigor Dimitrov23
Francisco Cerundolo27
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina29
Lorenzo Musetti30
Holger Rune31
Gael Monfils33
Maxime Cressy34
Botic van de Zanschulp35
Nikoloz Basilashvili37
Aslan Karatsev39
Lorenzo Sonego45
Cristian Garin79

Wild Card Entries

Besides, Novak Djokovic other wild cards include:

  • Former no. 1 Andy Murray
  • The No. 1 Kazakhstani player Alexander Bublik
  • 3 time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka

Astana Open Draws

The Astana Open will have 32 Singles and 16 Doubles draws.

Astana Open Tickets

The ticket scheming as is follows:

First Stage30th August onwards
Second Stage1st September-18th September
Third Stage19th September-9th October

To purchase tickets and for other information regarding the tournament, click the link below.

2022 Astana Open Tickets: