San Diego Open is one of six U.S. ATP 250 U.S. tournaments, the lowest tier on the main tour. It’s the second ever in San Diego, following last year’s debut.
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After last year’s highly-attended inaugural tournament, which had sold-out crowds for the final four days of the event.
Tournament director, Ryan Redondo and tournament partner Southern California Tennis Association Foundation, worked with the ATP to bring the tournament back to San Diego in 2022.
“It feels great to bring the San Diego Open ATP 250 back to Barnes Tennis Center and give sports fans the opportunity to watch men’s professional tennis at its highest level,” said Redondo,
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San Diego Open – Purse and points:
$93,090 for champion and 250 points in ATP rankings
Qualifying – Saturday-Sunday.
Main draw – Monday
Singles final – Sept. 25.
The winner will receive $93,090.
San Diego Open first-round singles play begins Monday at Barnes Tennis Center with four matches, including two involving seeded players.
Seventh-seeded James Duckworth will face fellow Australian Alexei Popyrin.
Eighth-seeded J.J. Wolf will play fellow American Stefan Kozlov in the first match of the afternoon session.
Tomas Martin Etcheverry will face fellow Argentine Facundo Mena in the second match in the morning session.
American Brandon Holt will face Frenchman Constant Lestienne in the second match in the afternoon session.
Monday’s winners are guaranteed at least $10,740 while the losers will receive $6,565.
Each of the top four seeds in the 28-player draw received first-round byes.
Casper Ruud was the winner of the 1st edition of the San Diego Open in 2021 with an impressive 6-0, 6-2 victory over Cameron Norrie of Great Britain.