World’s Top Tennis Players Meet at Barnes Tennis Center for San Diego Open This Weekend
The world’s top tennis players meet this weekend in the San Diego Open in a world-class WTA500 tournament at the Barnes Tennis Center in Mission Bay.
The star-studded field includes, as quarterfinal play starts today, with five of the top-ranked players in the world chasing the championship trophy.
Leading the quarterfinalists is top-ranked Iga Swiatek from Poland. Among the final eight tennis players are four Americans: Jessica Pegula (World No. 6), Coco Gauff (World No. 8), Madison Keys and Danielle Collins.
Total prize money for the tournament is $823,00.
Swiatek is the most successful tennis player on the planet this year. She has already won seven titles this season, including two Grand Slams: Roland Garros in Paris—and the US Open in New York.
Image of Iga Swiatek is courtesy of @iga.swiatek
Also making winning on Thursday to complete the quarterfinal field: Aryna Sabaleka (Belarus, World No. 3), Paula Badosa (Spain; World No. 4) and Donna Vekic (Croatia).
Today’s quarterfinal matchups in Mission Bay (split sessions):
- 1:30 am: Sabalenka-Vekic followed by Pegula-Keys
- 5:30 pm: Swiatek-Gauff followed by Collins-Badosa
Semifinal play starts at Noon tomorrow. The championship match is scheduled for 1:30 pm on Sunday.
San Diego Open WTA500 Tournament information: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2074/san-diego/2022/scores
Tickets are available at the Barnes Tennis Center box office https://www.barnestenniscenter.com, 4490 N. Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, 92107 and online: https://seatgeek.com/san-diego-open-wta-women-s-ticket
The banner image of a court at Barnes Tennis Center is courtesy of Sports Travel Magazine