The new Dallas Open tennis tournament will hold its second-ever edition in early February. As one of only 10 ATP competitions in the US, Dallas has distinguished itself among its peers to become the only indoor championship in the country. To learn more about the Open featuring a Top 10 player, keep on reading.
Dallas Open Tennis Tournament
The Dallas Open is an annual indoor hard court competition part of the ATP Tour. Set in Dallas, the tournament venue is the Styslinger/ Altec Tennis Complex located on the campus of Southern Methodist University. The tour belongs to the ATP 250 category and this year marks the second edition of the event since its resurrection last year in 2022. Previously, the Dallas Open was a defunct event with its last and only edition having been held 40 years ago in 1983.
|Location||Dallas, Texas, USA|
|Venue||Styslinger/ Altec Tennis Complex|
|Tour category||ATP 250|
|Draw||28 S, 16 D|
Dallas Open 2023 Results
Dallas Open 2023 Singles Result
In singles championship, Wu Yibing win final after nail biting match against Homestar John Isner. John defeated by WU in tie breaker 7-6, 6-7, 7-6. This is 5th time where John reach final in tie breaker. Wu Yibing became the first Chinese player to reach an ATP Tour final and win his maiden final, rallying for a three-set victory over top-seeded American Taylor Fritz in the Dallas Open on Saturday night.
the double champions of Dallas Open are the British Jamie Murray and the New Zealander Michael Venus who conquered the ATP 250 , thus winning the first title of the year and in their career together.
Dallas Open History and Previous Winners
The Dallas Open returned to the tour only after the tennis tournament in Uniondale, New York was relocated to Dallas, Texas. The original Dallas Open then called the Paine Webber Classic was held for one year in 1983. This initial tournament was played outdoors unlike today’s indoor event. It was the successor of the Denver Open but it was extremely short-lived. As the tournament lost its sponsorship, the Dallas Open was canceled. Now, exactly 40 years later, the Dallas Open is having its 3rd-ever edition.
Dallas Open Winners
Seeing as there have only been 2 Dallas Open editions, we have a rather short selection of participating players and winners. Nonetheless, some notable players that played in the tournament are former no.1 and tennis icon Jimmy Connors, former doubles no. 1 John Fitzgerald, French Open winner Andres Gomez, and others like Taylor Fritz, and Jenson Brooksby. Last year’s runner-up Jenson Brooksby will not be attending this year’s tournament.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2023||Wu Yibing||Jamie Murray / Michael Venus|
|2022||Reilly Opelka||Marcelo Arevalo / Jean-Julien Rojer|
|1983||Andres Gomez||Nduka Odizor / Van Winitsky|
Dallas Open Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment for the Dallas Open is set at $822,175 while the prize fund sits at $737,170. This is a small decrease when compared to last year’s total prize money which was $792,980. The prize distribution and points are as follows:
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||WTA Points|
Keep in mind the prize fund and prize money distribution may be subject to change.
Dallas Open Draws
There will be 28 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses.
Dallas Open 2023 Dates
The main draw will be held across a week from 6-12 February with a qualifying round set to be played on the 5th and 6th. A promotional women’s tennis segment called the Women’s Tennis Classic set at that same venue will take place on the 4th between Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys.
Dallas Open Schedule
The schedule for event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|6th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|7th February||Round 1||Round 1|
|8th February||Round 2||Round 1|
|9th February||Round 2||Round 1|
|10th February||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
|11th February||Semi Final||Semi Final|
Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.
Dallas Open 2023 Players List
Dallas Open has a good blend of both new faces and returning players. World no. 8 in ATP Ranking and USA’s top player, Taylor Fritz headlines the event. He is followed closely behind by USA’s no. 2 and world no. 15 Frances Tiafoe who just made his record highest ranking after a good Australian Open run. Taylor is a returning player having been the first seed in the inaugural edition of the Dallas Open as well. Among other familiar faces, some highlights are former no. 8, John Isner, Adrian Mannarino, and Brandon Nakashima. A major name in tennis, Denis Shapovalov who has been ranked as high as no. 10 is also set to attend. Reilly Opelka, the defending champion will be returning to defend his titles. The full player’s list is as follows:
Dallas Open 2023 Singles Top Seeds
|7||J. J. Wolf||48|
|8||Reilly Opelka (2022 champion)||49|
|Jack Sock (WC)||138|
Singles Wild Card Entries
- Jack Sock
- Liam Krall
Dallas Open Doubles Seeds
|1||Michael Venus / Jamie Murray (2023 champions)||16 / 34|
|2||Nathaniel Lammons / Jackson Withrow||44 / 50|
|3||Henry Patten / Julian Cash||63 / 64|
|4||Andre Goransson / Ben McLachlan||66 / 79|
Note the player’s list may be subject to change.
Tickets or the Dallas Open can be purchased online from Southern Methodist University’s online ticket office. Tickets come as day/ night session tickets that are only applicable for a session or as a weeklong and weekend pass that applies for the whole duration of the event and the last 3 days respectively. There are also special discounts for group passes with 10 or more people. To learn more about the weeklong and weekend packages, click the link below: