ATP Japan Open 2023 Prize Money, Players List, Schedule, Tickets

Japan Open (also known as Kinoshita Group Japan Open Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) made its return this year again and with the women’s tournament having come and gone, the ATP event is next. Join us as we tell you all you will need to know about the 2023 edition.

Japan Open Tennis Tournament

The Japan Open is a hard-court tennis tournament a part of both the WTA and ATP Tour. In 2020 and 2021, the tennis world came to halt following the outbreak of COVID-19. Many events were either postponed or cancelled completely, including the this event This year, the event will experience its 48th edition. The event’s title sponsor is Kinoshita Group.

LocationTokyo, Japan
VenueAriake Colosseum
Tour categoryATP 500
Prize money$2,013,940 (total commitment $2,178,980)
Draw32 Singles, 16 Doubles

ATP Japan Open 2023 Results

American young star Ben Shelton won his 1st career ATP title. Ben faced Aslan Karatsev in final and defeated Aslan in straight sets 7-5, 6-1. While in the doubles, Australian pair Rinky Hijikata and Max Purcell defeated Michael Venus and Jamie Murray in straight sets 6-4, 6-1.

Ben Shelton won his 1st career ATP title
Rinky Hijikata and Max Purcell defeated Michael Venus and Jamie Murray

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Japan Open 2022 champions

In 2022 , Taylor Fritz won singles title in all American clash. Fritz defeated Frances Tiafoe in straight sets (7-6, 7-6). Taylor Fritz won his 3rd ATP title of the year. On other sides in doubles championship, Mackenzie McDonald of USA and Marcelo Melo of Brazil defeated David Vega Hernandez of Spain and Rafael Metoz of Brazil in final in tie breaker (6-4, 3-6, 10-4).

Japan Open History and Previous Winners

This event has a long history, being part of the ATP Tour since 1973. From 1973 through 1989, the event was a part of the Grand Prix tour. Back then , the tournament had a different name, going by the Tokyo Outdoor Grand Prix. The event stopped conducting both women’s and men’s matches in 2010, being succeeded by the Japan Women’s Open, a separate tournament that’s a part of the WTA Tour. Novak Djokovic is the current singles champion , followed by Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, the Doubles champions.

Winners

YearPrize MoneySingles championsDoubles Champions
2023$2,013,940Ben SheltonRinky Hijikata
Max Purcell
2022$1,953,285Taylor FritzMackenzie McDonald
Marcelo Melo
2019$1,895,290Novak DjokovicNicolas Mahut
Édouard Roger-Vasselin
2018$1,781,930Daniil MedvedevBen McLachlan
Jan-Lennard Struff
2017$1,563,795David Goffin Ben McLachlan
Yasutaka Uchiyama
2016$1,368,605Nick KyrgiosMarcel Granollers
Marcin Matkowski
2015$1,263,045Stan WawrinkaRaven Klaasen
Marcelo Melo

ATP Japan Open Prize Money and Points

This year’s Open has its prize money set at $2,013,940 (total commitment $2,178,980).

StageSingles Prize MoneyDoubles Prize MoneyATP Points
Winner$376,620$123,710500
Finals$202,640$65,980300
Semi Finals$108,000$33,380180
Quarter Finals$55,170$16,69090
2nd Round$29,455——45
1st Round$15,710$8,6400

Japan Open Draws

The event will have 32 Singles and 16 Doubles draws.

Japan Open Dates and Schedule

The championship main draws will be held from the 16th of October to the 22nd making it a week long event. The qualifying rounds will be conducted 2 days before the main event.

DateSingles MatchesDoubles Matches
16th October1st Round1st Round
17th October1st Round1st Round
18th October1st Round and 2nd Round1st Round and 2nd Round
19th October2nd Round2nd Round
20th OctoberQuarter Finals2nd Round and Semi Finals
21st OctoberSemi FinalsSemi Finals
22nd OctoberFinaleFinale

Japan Open Players list

This year the event boasts an impressive selection of top ranking players, especially Casper Ruud, currently the World no. 2. However, the reigning champion Novak Djokovic will not be returning to defend his title as he will be participating in the Astana Open in Kazakhstan, held at the same time as the Japan Open.

Top Seeds

SeedNameATP Ranking
1Taylor Fritz8
2Casper Ruud9
3Alexander Zverev10
4Alex de Minaur11
5Tommy Paul12
6Frances Tiafoe13
7Karen Khachanov 14
8Felix Auger Aliassime15

Wild Card Entries

  • Shintaro Mochizuki
  • Sho Shimabukuro
  • Yosuke Watanuki

Japan Open 2023 Tickets

Tickets for the event have been on sale since 10th September. For purchasing tickets and other accommodations, click on the link mentioned below.

  • Buy Japan Open Tennis Championships Tickets Online from Viagogo
  • Buy Japan Open Tennis Championships Tickets Online from Stubhub