In a world with constant changes, the 2022 calendar of the ATP continues with alterations: this time, it was confirmed that the ATP 250 in New York will stop being disputed to move to Dallas.
The city of Texas receives the circuit, then, for the first time in more than 30 years. This ATP 250, which will be the only indoor hard court tournament in the United States, will take place at the Styslinger / Altec Tennis Complex at Southern Methodist University.
The tournament, which will take place from February 6 to 13, 2022, has been played in New York in the last three years and had Kyle Edmund, in 2020, as the last consecration. In the history of the tournament are champions such as John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Michael Chang, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori.
The Dallas Open marks the return of the ATP Tour to Dallas for the first time since 1989 when the World Championship of Tennis Finals took place between 1971 and 1981.
Tournament Director Marcel Hunze stated: “With the measures in place in the Netherlands, it is impossible to receive spectators and guests, an essential part of the success of the tournament. Without the enthusiastic fans, the distinctive atmosphere of the Libema Open is lacking. Roland Garros’ decision to postpone a week it also has a great impact on the event. The focus is now on preparing for a big edition in 2022. “
Kiki Bertens and Daniil Medvedev were already committed to the next edition that will now take place from June 4 to 12, 2022.
Alison Riske and Adrian Mannarino are the defending champions.