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Madrid Open 2022

26 Apr 2022 - 8 May 2022

28 Apr 2022 - 7 May 2022 (WTA)

1 May 2022 - 8 May 2022 (ATP)


The Madrid Open is a clay-court tournament that takes place in Spain’s capital Madrid every year. This competition is classified as an ATP Masters 1000 event on the tour and as a WTA 1000 event on the WTA Tour.


The tournament is also known as the Madrid Masters on the ATP circuit or the Mutua (Madrileña) Madrid Open because of its sponsor Mutua Madrileña.



Venue


The Madrid Open used to be held at the Madrid Arena from 2002-2008. However, from 2009 onwards, the venue for the competition is La Caja Magica. The stadium has three courts: the Estadio Manolo Santana which has a capacity of 12,442, the Estadio Arantxa Sanchez Vicario which has a capacity of 2,923 and the Estadio 3 which has a capacity of 1,772.



Prize Money


The Prize Money for the Men’s tournaments of the Madrid Open is £6,744,165. The prize Money for the Women’s tournaments of the Madrid Open is $6,575,560



Past winners


Men’s Categories:

Alexander Zverev won the Men’s Singles title at the 2021 Madrid Open by beating Matteo Berrettini 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-3 in the final. Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos won the Men’s doubles competition with a 1-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory over Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic.


Women’s Categories:

Aryna Sabalenka won the Women’s Singles title last year by beating Ashleigh Barty 6-0, 3-6, 6-4 in the final. The Czech pair of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova won the Women’s doubles title by beating Gabriela Dabrowski and Demi Schuurs 6-4, 6-3 in the final.



Players to look out for:


Iga Swiatek will be the heavy favorite to win the Madrid Open this year. The World No. 1 has been in sensational form with four successive titles under her belt this season. Others who can also contend for the title are local favorite Paula Badosa, reigning champion Aryna Sabalenka and Maria Sakkari.


Rafael Nadal will be a heavy favorite to win the competition provided he participates. The likes of Carlos Alcaraz, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev and Casper Ruud can also provide sterncompetition. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic may not have his expectations too high but if he finds his rhythm, he will be hard to beat as well.




Patrick Mouratoglou breaks down Carlos Alcaraz's "killer" forehand, explains how "short and simple preparation" gives him time to attack 
Patrick Mouratoglou breaks down Carlos Alcaraz's "killer" forehand, explains how "short and simple preparation" gives him time to attack 

Patrick Mouratoglou breaks down Carlos Alcaraz's "killer" forehand, explains how "short and simple preparation" gives him time to attack 

"There are commitments with international televisions that affect the schedule" - Feliciano Lopez responds to Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev's Madrid Open scheduling criticism
"There are commitments with international televisions that affect the schedule" - Feliciano Lopez responds to Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev's Madrid Open scheduling criticism

"There are commitments with international televisions that affect the schedule" - Feliciano Lopez responds to Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev's Madrid Open scheduling criticism

"What he has done over the last couple of months has proven to him that he can be the best player in the world" - Rennae Stubbs on Carlos Alcaraz
"What he has done over the last couple of months has proven to him that he can be the best player in the world" - Rennae Stubbs on Carlos Alcaraz

"What he has done over the last couple of months has proven to him that he can be the best player in the world" - Rennae Stubbs on Carlos Alcaraz

Carlos Alcaraz will end the year as World No. 1 because he will play more than Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic: Steve Flink
Carlos Alcaraz will end the year as World No. 1 because he will play more than Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic: Steve Flink

Carlos Alcaraz will end the year as World No. 1 because he will play more than Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic: Steve Flink

Rafael Nadal's fighting spirit, Roger Federer's elegance and Novak Djokovic's elasticity: Carlos Alcaraz picks what he'd steal from the Big 3
Rafael Nadal's fighting spirit, Roger Federer's elegance and Novak Djokovic's elasticity: Carlos Alcaraz picks what he'd steal from the Big 3

Rafael Nadal's fighting spirit, Roger Federer's elegance and Novak Djokovic's elasticity: Carlos Alcaraz picks what he'd steal from the Big 3

"He is best positioned to replace players like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic" - Toni Nadal on Carlos Alcaraz 
"He is best positioned to replace players like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic" - Toni Nadal on Carlos Alcaraz 

"He is best positioned to replace players like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic" - Toni Nadal on Carlos Alcaraz 

"You can't finish your semifinal match at 1 AM and play the final the next day" - Novak Djokovic backs Alexander Zverev over criticism of Madrid Open scheduling
"You can't finish your semifinal match at 1 AM and play the final the next day" - Novak Djokovic backs Alexander Zverev over criticism of Madrid Open scheduling

"You can't finish your semifinal match at 1 AM and play the final the next day" - Novak Djokovic backs Alexander Zverev over criticism of Madrid Open scheduling

"I look at him as a combination of Agassi, Federer, Nadal, and the Djoker" - Renowned coach Rick Macci on Carlos Alcaraz
"I look at him as a combination of Agassi, Federer, Nadal, and the Djoker" - Renowned coach Rick Macci on Carlos Alcaraz

"I look at him as a combination of Agassi, Federer, Nadal, and the Djoker" - Renowned coach Rick Macci on Carlos Alcaraz

Watch: Carlos Alcaraz receives a warm welcome after returning home with Madrid Open title
Watch: Carlos Alcaraz receives a warm welcome after returning home with Madrid Open title

Watch: Carlos Alcaraz receives a warm welcome after returning home with Madrid Open title

"I didn't want to bite the trophy, but the photographers told me to bite it (like Nadal)" - Carlos Alcaraz after winning Madrid title
"I didn't want to bite the trophy, but the photographers told me to bite it (like Nadal)" - Carlos Alcaraz after winning Madrid title

"I didn't want to bite the trophy, but the photographers told me to bite it (like Nadal)" - Carlos Alcaraz after winning Madrid title

Watch: "I want to be like Rafael Nadal because he practices very hard and gives his all in matches" - 13-year-old Carlos Alcaraz's reply when asked who his idol is
Watch: "I want to be like Rafael Nadal because he practices very hard and gives his all in matches" - 13-year-old Carlos Alcaraz's reply when asked who his idol is

Watch: "I want to be like Rafael Nadal because he practices very hard and gives his all in matches" - 13-year-old Carlos Alcaraz's reply when asked who his idol is

Madrid Open final between Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev watched by over 2.6 million viewers on Spanish public television
Madrid Open final between Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev watched by over 2.6 million viewers on Spanish public television

Madrid Open final between Carlos Alcaraz and Alexander Zverev watched by over 2.6 million viewers on Spanish public television

"Winning against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the same tournament, just crazy" - Iga Swiatek on Carlos Alcaraz's Madrid triumph
"Winning against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the same tournament, just crazy" - Iga Swiatek on Carlos Alcaraz's Madrid triumph

"Winning against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the same tournament, just crazy" - Iga Swiatek on Carlos Alcaraz's Madrid triumph

ATP rankings update: Rafael Nadal starts 800th week in top 5, Carlos Alcaraz rises to career-high World No. 6 | 9 May 2022
ATP rankings update: Rafael Nadal starts 800th week in top 5, Carlos Alcaraz rises to career-high World No. 6 | 9 May 2022

ATP rankings update: Rafael Nadal starts 800th week in top 5, Carlos Alcaraz rises to career-high World No. 6 | 9 May 2022

7 teenagers who have beaten Rafael Nadal
7 teenagers who have beaten Rafael Nadal

7 teenagers who have beaten Rafael Nadal

"Look at Rafa, Djokovic, Federer, all of them improve, that's why they are so good, that's what I want to do" - Carlos Alcaraz after Madrid triumph
"Look at Rafa, Djokovic, Federer, all of them improve, that's why they are so good, that's what I want to do" - Carlos Alcaraz after Madrid triumph

"Look at Rafa, Djokovic, Federer, all of them improve, that's why they are so good, that's what I want to do" - Carlos Alcaraz after Madrid triumph

"I know that he is not going to win 21 Grand Slams like Rafael Nadal but whatever comes we will celebrate" - Alex de Minaur's coach 
"I know that he is not going to win 21 Grand Slams like Rafael Nadal but whatever comes we will celebrate" - Alex de Minaur's coach 

"I know that he is not going to win 21 Grand Slams like Rafael Nadal but whatever comes we will celebrate" - Alex de Minaur's coach 

Madrid Open 2022: 3 Things that stood out in Carlos Alcaraz's win over Alexander Zverev in the final
Madrid Open 2022: 3 Things that stood out in Carlos Alcaraz's win over Alexander Zverev in the final

Madrid Open 2022: 3 Things that stood out in Carlos Alcaraz's win over Alexander Zverev in the final

5 milestones Carlos Alcaraz achieved by winning 2022 Madrid Masters
5 milestones Carlos Alcaraz achieved by winning 2022 Madrid Masters

5 milestones Carlos Alcaraz achieved by winning 2022 Madrid Masters

Weekly round-up: Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest-ever champion in Madrid, Ons Jabeur becomes first African woman to win a WTA 1000 title | 2-9 May 2022
Weekly round-up: Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest-ever champion in Madrid, Ons Jabeur becomes first African woman to win a WTA 1000 title | 2-9 May 2022

Weekly round-up: Carlos Alcaraz becomes youngest-ever champion in Madrid, Ons Jabeur becomes first African woman to win a WTA 1000 title | 2-9 May 2022

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