The WTA Chennai Open is a tennis tournament played under the banner of WTA and will kick-start in the second week of September 2022. All the options to be able to watch the live streaming of this 2022 edition of the Chennai Open have been mentioned below.
While WTA tournaments have been played in India before this, this will be the first time a top-level WTA tournament will be played in the city of Chennai. Indian Open tennis tournaments were annually held in the country between 2003 and 2008 with Hyderabad and Bangalore playing host to these competitions.
The 2022 edition of Chennai Open will be played as a WTA 250 event and will be the first women’s high-level tennis competition to be played in India since 2008.
How to Watch the 2022 Chennai Open Live?
There are two primary ways of being able to watch the Chennai Open live either streamed or on TV. A few of the other possible ways have also been listed below.
Chennai Open 2022 Live Streaming
The official live streaming option to be able to watch the WTA Chennai Open is through WTATV.com. You can either go for a monthly subscription option or opt for an annual package which gives you a two-month discount.
Other than watching the Chennai Open live streaming using the aforementioned option, you can also watch live streams of other WTA tournaments played within that time-frame as well.
There are player interviews, features and highlights that you can avail of by subscribing to the above.
Chennai Open 2022 on Television
Chennai Open will also be broadcast live on television and depending on which part of the world you are at, you can look to subscribe to the local television channel which is broadcasting the tournament live.
In the USA, Chennai Open can be watched live with the Tennis Channel, while Prime Video is the way to go in the UK and Ireland.
beIN have the broadcasting rights to the WTA Chennai Open in Australia, while Sony TEN are the official broadcasters of the event in India.
Here’s the entire list of television broadcasters who will showcase the Chennai Open 2022 live on television across the globe.
Other Methods to Watch Chennai Open
If you are looking to watch the Chennai Open without wanting to pay for the streaming or the tournament is not being broadcast in your country, there is another option to be able to watch this tournament along with other WTA competitions.
You could look to watch tennis live streams online with bookmakers who offer these free live tennis streams. You would have to deposit a small amount (like $10) but once that’s done, the tournament can be watched live with bookmakers like bet365 and Unibet.
This option will obviously not work in all the countries, so you might want to check with the respective bookmakers to see if they allow the live streaming of Chennai Open or any other tennis tournament in your region.
Where will the Chennai Open 2022 be Played?
The 2022 edition of the Chennai Open will be hosted at the SDAT Tennis Stadium in the city Chennai, Tamil Nadu, in India.
Chennai Open 2022 Schedule & Dates
The first round of matches at the Chennai Open this year will kick-start from Monday, September 12. The tournament will go on till Sunday, September 18 when the final will be played.
There will be a couple of round of qualifiers as well which will be held on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11.
How to Buy Chennai Open 2022 Tickets?
The Chennai Open 2022 tickets can be bought from the official Chennai Open website here. There are two ways to buy these tickets – either a daily ticket or a tournament pass for the entire set of seven days.
Players Participating in the Chennai Open 2022
The 2022 edition of the Chennai Open will be spearheaded by Alison Riske, who is the top seed in the competition. Some of the other top-ranked players include Varvara Gracheva, Eugenie Bouchard and Rebecca Peterson.
Here’s the list of seeded players participating in the Chennai Open this season:
Alison Riske, Varvara Gracheva, Magda Linette, Tatjana Maria, Rebecca Peterson, Wang Qiang, Rebecca Marino, Chloe Paquet.
Previous Champions of the Chennai Open
This will be the first ever time the Chennai Open will be played. However, as mentioned earlier, the Indian Open has been played before in Bangalore and Hyderabad, between 2003 and 2008. Here’s the list of the singles winners for those Indian Open competitions.
- 2008: Serena Williams
- 2007: Yaroslava Shvedova
- 2006: Mara Santangelo
- 2005: Sania Mirza
- 2004: Nicole Pratt
- 2003: Tamarine Tanasugarn
What Happened at the Last Edition of the Chennai Open?
Chennai Open has never been played before its 2022 edition.
Final Words on Watching WTA Chennai Open 2022 Live Streaming
The Chennai Open 2022 is a WTA-endorsed tennis tournament played in the Indian city of Chennai. Some of the top 100 players are expected to be participate in this competition and the tournament can be watched live online and on television in the various ways mentioned above depending on which region you are from.