The Mutua Madrid Open is about to celebrate something special. The 2022 season will mark the 20th anniversary of the tournament, which has established itself as one of the biggest events in professional tennis. The Caja Mágica is preparing for one of its most thrilling tournaments ever, with the opportunity to experience unforgettable moments in the event’s history.
Over 20 years, the tournament has established itself as one of the most important dates on the calendar. In 2009 it grew into a mixed event and has been played on clay ever since, attracting the best players in the world season after season.
Its history is replete with great legends of the game. From its conception in the 2002 season, the tournament has crowned a total of nine different men’s champions. Since the 2009 season, when the women’s competition was added, the Caja Mágica has enjoyed eight different female winners.
In a roll of honour replete with big names, some shine even brighter than the rest. Players such as Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have managed to lift the trophy on multiple occasions, making the tournament one of their main priorities year after year. The women’s competition can count Serena Williams, María Sharapova, Simona Halep and Petra Kvitova among its champions, some of the biggest names in the modern era.
The Mutua Madrid Open has become one of the tour’s leading tournaments. Its search for excellence continues every season and its upcoming 20th anniversary will be no exception.