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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.

San Diego Open in a world-class WTA500 tournament at the Barnes Tennis Center in Mission Bay

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