Tennis – WTA Prague 2022 – Hard Away
Singles Final: Sunday, July 31, 1pm
Venue: TK Sparta Praha
Staging: Tournament’s 13th year
Draw sizes: 32 singles / 16 double teams / 24 singles qualifying
Surface: Hard / Outdoors
Tennis Ball: Wilson US Open Regular Duty
2021 Final Singles:  B. Krejcikova (CZE) d.  T. Martincova (CZE) 6-2 6-0
2021 Doubles Final:  M. Bouzkova / L. Hradecka (CZE/CZE) d.  V.Kuzmova / N.Stojanovic (SVK/SRB) 7-6(7-3) 6-4
Wildcards: Anett Kontaveit, Lucie Havlickova, Linda Noskova
Youngest singles player: Lucie Havlickova, 17 years old (March 13, 2005)
Oldest singles player: Mihaela Buzarnescu, 34 years old (May 4, 1988
The heads of series
Match schedule HERE
The LIVE and the results HERE
The updated table HERE
Monday July 25
Nice blow for Chloé Paquet victorious of Tereza Martincova 2/6 6/4 6/3. Marie Bouzkova does better than her compatriot by easily getting out Sinja Kraus (AUT) 6/2 7/6.
The surprise of this first day is signed Magda Linette (POL) who eliminates the TDS 3 Elise Mertens 6/3 2/6 6/2
Tuesday July 26
Barbora Krejcikova swallows Russian Anna Blinkova 6/3 6/1. In front of their public, the Czech players, very numerous on the circuit, are motivated like Linda Noskova, Dominika Salkova and Lucie Havlickova who also pass this T1.
Alizé Cornet easily won her match against the Russian Anastasia Zakharova, WTA 138, 6/2 6/3.
Oksana Selekhmeteva (RUS / WTA 170) signs a nice performance by eliminating Sorana Cirstea (ROU / TDS 4): 7/5 6/4.
Wednesday July 27
The young Selekhmeteva, WTA 170, continues her journey and leaves Chloé Paquet in 1/8th 6/4 1/6 6/3. Marie Bouzkova, on her way from Wimbledon, logically punishes her compatriot Dominika Salkova.
Thirty-year-old Qiang Wang inflicts a small beating on Dalila Jakupovic (SER) 6/3 6/1 and Magda Linette (POL) easily dominates Viktorya Tomova (BUL): 6/3 6/3
Thursday July 28
Big performance for the young Linda Noskova, 17, WTA 112, who eliminates Alizé Cornet 7/5 1/6 7/6, 9 points to 7 in the tie break. Winner of Roland Garros junior in 2021, she is part of the talented new Czech generation which has many talents.
Nao Hibino, ten years older, also manages a surprise by dominating a Barbora Krejcikova in full doubt 3/6 7/6 6/3. On the other hand, things are going better for Anett Kontaveit who leaves Lucia Havlickova, another Czech, 6/4 6/3.
Anastasia Potapova (RUS) clears Lin Zhu (CHI) 6/4 7/6.
Friday July 29: The 1/4 finals
Anett Kontaveit (EST) vs. Anastasia Potapova (RUS): 1/6 1/6
Aged only 21, the Russian, WTA 59, signs one of the best matches of her career and quite simply comes to punish the world No. 2.
Magda Linette (POL) vs. Qiang Wang (CHI): 5/7 7/6 4/6
Ranked 140th in the world, the Chinese managed a good performance and found the last four.
Marie Bouzkova (TCH) vs Oksana Selekhmeteva (FRA): 6/3 6/0
Faced with a player who has been playing very well for a good month, the Russian hope did not weigh heavily.
Linda Noskova (TCH) vs Nao Hibino: 6/3 4/2 abandonment
A young tennis prodigy once again from the formidable Czech school, Noskova has risen for the first time in the semi-finals of a WTA tournament.
Saturday July 30: The 1/2 finals
Anastasia Potapova vs Qiang Wang: 6/3 6/0
In great shape, in big progress, the Russian left no chance to her rival.
Marie Bouzkova vs. Linda Noskova: 7/6 6/3
The little 17-year-old prodigy did not deserve it, very far from it. Throughout the first set, she competed against one of the best players of the moment before losing seven points to four in the decisive game.
A little marked physically and mentally, she will then drop in level leaving Bouzkova to taste the joys of a final.
Sunday July 31: Final
Anastasia Potapova vs. Marie Bouzkova : 0/6 3/6
Superb week and first career title for Bouzkova who became the 5th Czech player, after Karolina Pliskova, Safarova, Kvitova and Krejcikova to win this tournament created in 2015.
Impressive, she triumphs without having lost a single set during this week. “It’s really a dream for me to win here, I think I couldn’t be happier, it’s really great to win in front of your home crowd.” said the winner.