San Diego Open ATP 250 event officers have awarded a Major Draw wild card to 19-year-old Zachary Svajda of San Diego. The $612,000 males’s skilled tennis event will get underway Saturday, Sept. 17 at Barnes Tennis Middle.
Svajda, a two-time Boys’ 18s nationwide champion (2019, 2021), turned skilled in 2019. He’s at present ranked No. 374 within the Pepperstone ATP Singles Rankings after reaching a career-high No. 306 this previous August. He has spent most of 2022 competing in ATP Challenger Tour and Worldwide Tennis Federation World Tennis Tour occasions in the USA and Canada.
“Clearly, I’m very excited to take part in the primary draw of the San Diego Open ATP 250 for the primary time in my profession. It is going to be very particular to have my household and pals on the Barnes Tennis Middle to help me in my hometown occasion,” Svajda stated. “Extra importantly, I wish to thank Match Director Ryan Redondo for offering me this chance.”
Throughout his profession, Svajda has made three US Open appearances. His greatest outcome there was in 2021 when he defeated Italy’s Marco Cecchinato 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 within the opening spherical earlier than falling within the second spherical to a different Italian, Jannik Sinner 6-3, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-4.
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“We’re very comfortable to provide a younger up-and-coming participant like Zachary Svajda the chance to play an ATP Tour-level event in his hometown,” stated event Director Ryan Redondo. “It’s going to be very entertaining to observe him full in the primary draw subsequent week at Barnes Tennis Middle.”
The 2022 San Diego Open ATP 250 event will characteristic a 28-player singles important draw and 16-team doubles draw. The occasion affords a complete of $612,000 in prize cash and event champions will obtain 250 ATP rating factors.
Major draw matches will start at 11:30 a.m. (PDT) Monday, September 19. The event will conclude on Sunday, September 25 with the singles and doubles championships. There can even be a 16-player qualifying singles draw with qualifying rounds starting at 11:30 a.m. (PDT) on Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September 18. 4 qualifiers advance to the primary draw.
Tickets for the 2022 San Diego Open ATP 250 are on sale now on the official event web site right here.
Barnes Tennis Middle can even host the 2022 San Diego Open WTA 500 from Saturday, Oct. 8 by Sunday, Oct. 16. The event’s participant area will characteristic 16 of the Prime 20 gamers in ladies’s skilled tennis.