ATP Munich Open 2022: The Bavarian International Tennis Championships is a men’s tennis tournament held at the MTTC Iphitos in Munich, Germany.
Held since 1900, the tournament is played on outdoor clay courts and is a part of the ATP Tour schedule.
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ATP Munich Open 2022: Schedule, Player, Prize Money, Live Broadcast
The ATP 250 claycourt tournament is one of the oldest events on the tour, with a bevy of stars among its past champions. World No. 3 and home favorite Alexander Zverev headlines this year’s draw.
The qualifying rounds in Munich will be held on Saturday and Sunday. The main draw action kicks off on Monday at 11 am local time, with the grand finale scheduled for 1 May.
The German leads the 28-player draw, which also includes Kasper Rudd and Reilly Opelka. Both have registered strong results so far this season.
Rood collected the trophy in Buenos Aires, while Opelka won in Delray Beach and Houston.
Fourth seed and defending champion Nikoloz Basilashvili finished runner-up in Doha earlier this year. The top four seeds are given a bye in the second round.
The total financial commitment for the BMW Open is €597,900 while the prize money is €534,555.
Having bowed out in the semifinals of the Monte-Carlo Masters, Alexander Zverev will look to get back to winning ways at home in Munich.
The 25-year-old is still searching for his first title of the season and a return to a tournament which he has won twice in the past could help him rediscover his form.
Dominic Thiem has made incremental progress in his first two events back from a right-wrist injury.
After a straight-sets loss in an ATP Challenger Tour event in Marbella, he took a set off John Millman at the Serbia Open last week.
The Austrian will seek the first victory of his comeback against France’s Benjamin Bonzi, with eighth seed Sebastian Korda a possible second-round opponent and Auger-Aliassime a potential third-round matchup. This will be the 28-year-old’s Estoril debut.
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