This week on courts 01/2022

A new tennis season is here. Just as the clock hits midnight, we are right at the ATP and WTA courts. Check out what a new calendar year brings to us on tennis courts in the first week.

Tennis Week 01/2022

ATP CUP

Place: Sydney, Australia
January 1 – January 9
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: $10 000 000
Draw size: 18 national teams

16 national teams will be split into four groups. Four winners of the groups will qualify for the knock-out semifinals..

Group Stage dates: January 1 –  January 7
Semifinals: January 8
Finals: January 9

Group A: Serbia, Norway, Chile, Spain
Group B: Russia, Italy, Austria, Australia
Group C: Germany, Canada, Great Britain, USA
Group D: Greece, Poland, Argentina, Georgia

The best participating players: Medvedev, Zverev, Tsitsipas, Schwartzman, Berrettini, Ruud, De Minaur

Do you want to understand how rankings are calculated and points awarded? Our explanatory guide is here.

ATP 250 Adelaide International 1

Place: Adelaide, Australia
January 3 – January 9
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment: $600 000
Draw size: 28

The best participating players: Monfils, Khachanov, Cilic, Humber, Tiafoe

ATP 250 Melbourne Summer Set

Place: Melbourne, Australia
January 4 – January 9
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment:
Draw size: 28

The best participating players: Nadal, Opelka, Dimitrov, Harris

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WTA 500 Adelaide International 1

Place: Adelaide, Australia
January 3 – January 9
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment:
Draw size: 30

The best participating players: Barty, Sabalenka, Sakkari, Badosa, Swiatek

WTA 250 Melbourne Summer Set 1

Place: Melbourne, Australia
January 4 – January 9
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment:
Draw size: 32

The best participating players: Osaka, Pegula, Raducanu, Halep (the same list of players for both Melbourne tournaments)

WTA 250 Melbourne Summer Set 2

Place: Melbourne, Australia
January 4 – January 9
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Financial Commitment:
Draw size: 32

The best participating players: Osaka, Pegula, Raducanu, Halep (the same list of players for both Melbourne tournaments)

The full season schedules are here: ATP 2022WTA 2022

The next week (02/2022) schedule

ATP 250 Adelaide International 2
ATP 250 Sydney Tennis Classic
WTA 250 Adelaide International 2
WTA 500 Sydney Tennis Classic

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Simon is the leading editor of TennisProGuru.com from 2015. He is an avid tennis player from age of 5, however, he never reached the pro level. Still, he likes playing tennis on different courts, with different rackets, and against different opponents. In his free time, you can find him watching all possible tennis matches he can find on the web or tv. Challenger or Grand Slam? It does not matter, just tennis matters.

He currently plays with:
Racket: Wilson Clash 100
Strings: Babolat RPM Blast
Grip: Head Xtreme Soft
Shoes: Asics Gel Dedicate 7 (for hard outdoor and indoor courts) & Asics Gel-Game 5 Clay (for clay courts),
Balls: Dunlop Fort All Courts and Head Championship
Bag: Axiom Backpack

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