Madrid Open, which is also known as Mutua Madrid Open due to sponsorship, was held in Madrid in early May. Madrid Masters played on the outdoor red Clay surface of Caja Magica, Spain Madrid since 2009.
Before 2009 it was played indoor hard court surface of Madrid Arena. Madrid Open was founded in 2002. In 2012, the event was played on the blue court for a visual experiment but it wasn’t continued after some top players refused to play on it and the tournament returned to the traditional red clay.
20th ATP 1000 Madrid Open will start from 1 May 2022 to the 8th of May 2022. In the 2022 edition, the draw will be like 64 singles and 32 Doubles. The venue of the Madrid Open will be Park Manzanares of Madrid, Spain. The winner will get 1000 rating points with the runner-up’s 600 points.
Mutua Madrid Open Champions
Carlos Alcaraz wins Mututa Madrid Open singles title. He defeated the defending champion Alexander Zverev in the final, 6–3, 6–1. While in doubles championship, Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski defeated Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal with 6-7, 6-4, 10-5.
In 2021, the Singles champion was Alexander Zverev of Germany. Zverev won the final against Italian star Matteo Berrettini by 6-7, 6-4, and 6-3. On another side, in doubles, Marcel Granollers of Spain and Horacio Zaballos of Argentina won the doubles champion crown of 2021 against Croatian pair Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic.
Mutua Madrid Open Record Facts
Spanish player Rafael Nadal has a record of 5 times Singles champion in total 8 finals. In doubles, American brothers Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have a record of 5 times championships in total 7 finals. Roger Federer is the only player to win on all three surfaces of the Mutua Madrid Open (hard court 2006, red clay 2009, blue clay 2012).
Mutua Madrid Open 2022 Players List
Madrid Open is considered an important clay-court event. Top players put their eyes on trophies but there are also some top players who withdrew from the event like Matteo Berrettini of Italy, Daniil Medvedev of Russia, and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland.
On the other side, world no 1 Noval Djokovic and 5-time Madrid Open Champion Rafael Nadal is on the list of 2022 players. Some top players are:
- Novak Djokovic (Ser)
- Alexander Zverev (Ger)
- Rafel Nadal (Esp)
- Stefanos Tsitsipas (Gre)
- Casper Ruud (Nor)
- Andrey Rublev (Rus)
- Felix Auger-Aliassime (Can)
- Cameron Norrie (GBR)
- Carlos Alcaraz (Esp) (Champion)
- Jannik Sinner (Ita)
Mutua Madrid Open 2022 Wild Card Entries
- Jack Draper (GBR)
- Carlos Gimeno Valero (Esp)
- Andy Murray (GBR)
- Lucas Pouillie (Fra)
Mutua Madrid Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022, Prize money will be €6,744,165 however total financial commitment will be €7,499,290. In 2021 prize money was too low due to the covid which was €3,226,325, where the winner of the singles got €315,160 and the winner of doubles got €62,760. While from 2016 to 2019 total prize money was €6,536,160.
Mutua Madrid Open 2022 Champions
|Year||Prize Money||Single Champions||Doubles Champions|
|2022||€6,744,165||Carlos Alcaraz Garfia (Esp)||Wesley Koolhof (Ned)|
Neal Skupski (Gbr)
|2021||€3,226,325||Alexander Zverev (GER)||Marcel Granollers (Spain) Horacio Zaballos (Arg)|
|2019||€6,536,160.||Noval Djokovic (Ser)||Jean-Julien Rojer (Ned) Horia Tecău (Rom)|
|2018||€6,536,160.||Alexander Zverev (GER)||Nikola Mektić (Cro) Alexander Peya (Den)|
|2017||€6,536,160.||Rafel Nadal (Esp)||Łukasz Kubot (Pol) Marcelo Melo (Bra)|
|2016||€6,536,160.||Noval Djokovic (Ser)||Jean-Julien Rojer (Ned)|
Horia Tecău (Rom)
2022 Mutua Madrid Open Schedule/ Draw/ Dates
|30 April, Saturday||Day||Qualifying|
|1 May, Sunday||Day||Qualifying and First rounds|
|2 May Monday||Day and Night||First and second rounds|
|3 May, Tuesday||Day and Night||First and second rounds|
|4 May, Wednesday||Day and Night||Second and third rounds|
|5 May, Thursday||Day and Night||Third round and quarterfinals|
|6 May, Friday||Day and Night||Quarterfinals and semifinals|
|7 May, Saturday||Day and Night||Women’s Singles finals Women’s doubles finals Men’s semifinals Men’s doubles finals|
|8 May, Sunday||Day||Men’s doubles and singles finals|
Mutua Madrid Open 2022 Tickets
For tickets and price updates please visit the following link:https://www.madrid-open.com/en/tickets/