WTA announces action-packed first half of the 2022 season!

Find out which tournaments span the first half of the 2022 WTA Tour.


After a good 2021 season, the curtains have fallen on this year’s tennis calendar. As tired as the players may have been, the fans are all pumped up, and are eagerly awaiting the upcoming season. Putting an end to all the anticipation, the WTA has released the official list of tournaments for the first half of 2022.

The press release states that the 49th WTA season will commence in the land down under. The first on the list is the Adelaide International, followed by two tournaments at 4 events, which finally culminate at the first grand slam of the year, the Australian Open.

The WTA Tour will follow the traditional structure of the tennis calendar, with matches starting on the hardcourt, before moving on to clay, and then ending at the grass courts of the Wimbledon (first half).

“We are excited to get the new season underway” – Chairman on WTA 2022 Schedule

The CEO and Chairman of the WTA, Steve Simmons, was enthusiastic about the upcoming season, saying “The 2022 WTA tour calendar will once again provide a prestigious stage for the world’s best female tennis players to compete on.”

He further added, “We are excited to get the new season underway and build on the popularity and legacy of our tournaments, while watching our stars and emerging talent showcase their skills to over 850 million fans worldwide.”

WTA 2022 Schedule: January-July

Adelaide International 1Jan 03-09
Melbourne 1Jan 04-09
Melbourne 2Jan 04-09
Adelaide International 2Jan 10-15
Sydney Tennis ClassicJan 10-15
Australian OpenJan 17-30
St Petersburg Ladies TrophyFeb 07-13
Dubai Duty Free Tennis ChampionshipsFeb 14-19
Qatar OpenFeb 20-26
Abierto GuadalajaraFeb 21-27
Abierto GNP Seguros Feb 28-Mar 06
Lyon OpenFeb 28-Mar 06
BNP Paribas OpenMar 09-20
Miami OpenMar 22-Apr 03
Charleston OpenApr 04-10
Copa ColsanitasApr 04-10
Porsche Tennis Grand PrixApr 18-24
Istanbul CupApr 18-24
Madrid OpenApr 28-May 07
Italian OpenMay 09-15
Strasbourg InternationalMay 15-21
Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla MeryemMay 15-21
Cologne OpenMay 15-21
Roland GarrosMay 22-Jun 05
Nottingham OpenJun 06-12
Libema OpenJun 06-12
Birmingham ClassicJun 13-19
BETT10OPENJun 13-19
Bad Homburg OpenJun 19-25
Eastbourne InternationalJun 19-25
WimbledonJun 27-Jul 09

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