The main draw of the tournament is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 27 and conclude on Sunday, March 5.
The first ATX Open will take place from February 27 to March 5, 2023. In a busy week of tennis, there are five tournaments happening on the ATP and WTA tours. The top seed in the draw is Magda Linette. Danielle Collins, Zhang Shuai, and Anastasia Potapova come after her. Among the other notable participants are Sloane Stephens, Lauren Davis, and Alycia Parks. For the first time since the Australian Open, Emma Raducanu was scheduled to compete, but a case of tonsillitis forced her to withdraw. Venus Williams was also involved, but her season has been derailed by an injury she sustained at the beginning of the year.
Texas has once again been chosen to host a competition after hosting the WTA Finals the previous year. In November 2022, it was formally declared to be a part of the women’s circuit. Outdoor hardcourts will be used for the competition. It will feature 16 doubles teams and 32 singles competitors. The primary sponsor of the occasion is The Covert Auto Group.
The 2023 WTA ATX Open will have five rounds of play excluding the qualifying rounds. These are the round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals. The main draw of the tournament is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 27 and conclude on Saturday, March 4. Here is the round-wise schedule of the WTA 250 event.
|Round of 32||February 27-28|
|Round of 16||March 1-2|
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The top half of the draw includes Magda Linette, Anastasia Potapova, Sloane Stephens, and Alycia Parks. Varvara Gracheva will be Linette’s first opponent in her season-long quest for a first championship. While Stephens will compete against fellow American Taylor Townsend, Potapova will take on Elizabeth Mandlik. In her opening match, Parks will compete against Mirjam Bjorklund in an attempt to win her second championship of the year.
Along with Danielle Collins, Lauren Davis, and Marta Kostyuk, Zhang Shuai is the top competitor in the bottom half of the draw. The Chinese will compete against Harriet Dart in the first round. For Collins to advance to the next round, she must defeat Magdalena Frech. In her first-round match, Davis will take on Anna Kalinskaya, and Kostyuk will compete against Dalma Galfi.
The ATX Open’s inaugural season’s total prize money is $259,303. The winner will receive 280 ranking points in addition to a cash prize of $34,228.
Australia – beIN Sports
Canada – TSN
India – Tennis TV
UK – Amazon Prime Video
USA – Tennis Channel
All ATP and WTA Tour level matches can be viewed on demand on the Tennis TV website and app.
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