The Hologic WTA Tour will compete in the Mutua Madrid Open, the first of two WTA 1000 events on European red clay. Madrid is set for a high-octane 10 days of action, with a loaded field that includes the entire Top 20 as well as former No.1s Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep.
The Mutua Madrid Open is a WTA 1000 event held at the Caja Magica on outdoor red clay. Madrid has a 64-player singles draw as well as a 30-team doubles draw. The Dunlop Fort Clay Court ball will be used in the tournament. Madrid is a 10-day event that is followed by the second WTA 1000 of the clay swing in Rome.
The qualifying round begins on Tuesday, April 26, and the main draw begins on Thursday, April 28. During the first week, the day session begins at 11:00 a.m. before shifting to a noon start.
On Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3, the Round of 16 will be held over two days. The quarterfinals will take place on Wednesday, May 4, and the semifinals will take place on Thursday, May 5.
Make a note of a Championships Saturday. On Saturday, May 7, the singles and doubles finals will be played. The doubles final will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by the singles final at 6:30 p.m. Last year, Aryna Sabalenka won her first clay-court title and fourth WTA 1000 title, defeating Ashleigh Barty 6-0, 3-6, 6-4. WTA 1000 title, defeating Ashleigh Barty 6-0, 3-6, 6-4.
Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova won their second title of the season in doubles, defeating Gabriela Dabrowski and Demi Schuurs 6-4, 6-4.
The drawing will take place on Tuesday at noon. Check back in a few days for a full breakdown of the draw.Madrid offers a total player compensation pool of €6,744,165.
Belinda Bencic was one of the competitors, and she took her debut seriously, even though she was a walk-on. Her outfit, bag, lights, wave, announcer, and music were all perfectly coordinated for her first match.
Donna Vekic, Karolina Pliskova, Kristina Mladenovic, Barbora Strycova, Katie Boulter, and others applauded Bencic in the comments section. In her first match, she defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 3-1, and she also won the shot of the day award. Bencic’s individuality begins with the way she moves around the court.
“It’s an advantage that I play in a variety of styles. People do not anticipate it “stated the Swiss mainstay.
And, while Bencic has had some ups and downs in her professional career, she has just turned 25 and is on the mend in terms of both her play and her health. She now has the perspective of being on the outside of the tennis world, and she can fully appreciate how much she enjoys being in the middle of the action.
Nothing compares to her Olympic victory in Tokyo. In 2021, she defeated the best in the world to win the gold medal for Switzerland, and she instantly became a national legend.