The Eastbourne tennis tournament is usually held the week before the start of the Wimbledon Championships and is used by many ATP and WTA players in their preparations for SW19.
In 2022, the tournament was sponsored by Rothesay Life PLC, having been previously sponsored by Aegon, Hastings Direct, Nature Valley, and Viking Cruises.
2023 Eastbourne International
|Tour Level:||ATP 250 & WTA 500|
|Tournament Sponsor:||Rothesay Life PLC|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Grass|
|ATP Draw Size:||28 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|WTA Draw Size:||64 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Prize Money:||ATP: €697,405 WTA: $757,900|
The 2023 Eastbourne Tennis Tournament took place from the 25th of June to the 1st of July 2023 with the WTA tournament starting on the 25th and the ATP tournament on the 26th of June.
Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Eastbourne are not on sale yet.
Keep an eye on the LTA’s official ticketing website for more information on ticketing for the 2023 tournament.
The official entry list for the 2023 tournament in Eastbourne will be released the week before the start of the tournament.
As the WTA tournament is at a higher level (WTA 500) than the ATP tournament (ATP 250) it usually attracts players who are ranked higher in the WTA ranking.
Below is a list of some of the top ATP and WTA players that entered the tournament in 2022.
ATP Eastbourne Players 2022
- Cameron Norrie
- Jannik Sinner
- Taylor Fritz
- Diego Schwartzman
- Reilly Opelka
- Alex de Minaur
- Frances Tiafoe
- Holger Rune
WTA Eastbourne Players 2022
- Paula Badosa
- Maria Sakkari
- Karolína Plíšková
- Garbiñe Muguruza
- Barbora Krejčíková
- Jeļena Ostapenko
- Elena Rybakina
- Jil Teichmann
- Madison Keys
- Camila Giorgi
- Elise Mertens
- Petra Kvitová
- Beatriz Haddad Maia
- Yulia Putintseva
- Alison Riske
- Heather Watson
Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournaments in Eastbourne with the men’s and women’s finals being played on the 1st of July 2023.
|Sunday – Day 1||25th of June 2023||WTA 1st Round Matches|
|Monday – Day 2||26th of June 2023||ATP and WTA 1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 3||27th of June 2023||ATP and WTA 2nd Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 4||28th of June 2023||ATP 2nd Round and WTA 3rd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||29th of June 2023||ATP and WTA Quarterfinal Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||30th of June 2023||ATP and WTA Semifinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 6||1st of July 2023||ATP and WTA Finals|
The official tournament schedule for 2023 will be available to view on the LTA website.
Prize Money and Points
The total prize money for the 2023 Eastbourne tennis tournament has yet to be confirmed but in 2022 it was €697,405 for the ATP tournament and $757,900 for the WTA tournament.
How the prize money and points were split for the 2022 tournaments is detailed below:
The winner of the ATP 250 Singles Event in 2022 won €106,075 and 250 ATP ranking points, with the runner-up winning €61,875 and 150 ATP ranking points.
Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament received €7,480.
The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2022 won €36,850 (€18,425 each) and 250 ranking points, with the runner-ups winning €19,710 (€9,855 each) and 150 ranking points.
Teams losing in the 1st round in 2022 won €3,810.
The winner of the WTA 500 Singles Event in 2022 won $116,340 and 470 WTA ranking points, with the runner-up winning $71,960 and 305 WTA ranking points.
Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament in 2022 won $4,610 and 1 WTA Ranking point.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 won $39,000 ($19,500 each) and 470 ranking points, with the runner-ups winning $23,700 (€11,850 each) and 305 ranking points.
Teams losing in the 1st round in 2022 received $4,200 and 1 ranking point.
ATP Eastbourne Past Winners and Runner Ups
It was an all-American singles final in Eastbourne in 2022 with Taylor Fritz beating Maxime Cressy in three sets 6-2, 6-7, 7-6.
Feliciano Lopez currently holds the record for most Eastbourne Men’s singles titles with two titles to his name (2013 and 2014).
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2022||Taylor Fritz||Maxime Cressy||6-2, 6-7, 7-6|
|2021||Alex de Minaur||Lorenzo Sonego||4–6, 6–4, 7–6|
|2019||Taylor Fritz||Sam Querrey||6–3, 6–4|
|2018||Mischa Zverev||Lukáš Lacko||6–4, 6–4|
|2017||Novak Djokovic||Gaël Monfils||6–3, 6–4|
|2014||Feliciano López||Richard Gasquet||6–3, 6-7, 7-5|
|2013||Feliciano López||Gilles Simon||7–6, 6–7, 6–0|
|2012||Andy Roddick||Andreas Seppi||6–3, 6–2|
|2011||Andreas Seppi||Janko Tipsarević||7–6, 3–6, 5–3, (Retired)|
|2010||Michaël Llodra||Guillermo García-López||7–5, 6–2|
|2009||Dmitry Tursunov||Frank Dancevic||6–3, 7–6|
Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić defended the men’s doubles title they won in Eastbourne in 2021 by beating Luke Saville and Matwe Middelkoop 6-4, 6-2 in the 2022 Men’s Doubles final.
|Year||Winners||Runner Ups||Score in Final|
|2022||Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić||Luke Saville and Matwé Middelkoop||6-4, 6-2|
|2021||Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić||Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury||6–4, 6–3|
|2019||Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah||Máximo González and Horacio Zeballos||3–6, 7–6, 10–6|
|2018||Luke Bambridge and Jonny O’Mara||Ken Skupski and Neal Skupski||7–5, 6–4|
|2017||Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan||Rohan Bopanna and André Sá||6–7, 6–4, 10–3|
|2014||Treat Huey and Dominic Inglot||Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares||7–5, 5–7, 10–8|
|2013||Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares||Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray||3–6, 6–3, 10–8|
|2012||Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins||Jamie Delgado and Ken Skupski||6–4, 6–3|
|2011||Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram||Grigor Dimitrov and Andreas Seppi||6–3, 6–3|
|2010||Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski||Colin Fleming and Ken Skupski||6–3, 5–7, 10–8|
|2009||Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski||Travis Parrott and Filip Polášek||6–4, 6–4|
The current champion in the Women’s singles event is Petra Kvitova who beat the 2021 defending champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the 2022 tournament.
Martina Navratilova currently holds the record for most Eastbourne Women’s singles titles with 11 titles to her name (1978, 1982-1986, 1988-1991, and 1993).
The below list goes back to 2009. For a full list of previous winners and runner ups, check out the official WTA Tour website.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2022||Petra Kvitova||Jelena Ostapenko||6-3, 6-2|
|2021||Jelena Ostapenko||Anett Kontaveit||6–3, 6–3|
|2019||Karolína Plíšková||Angelique Kerber||6–1, 6–4|
|2018||Caroline Wozniacki||Aryna Sabalenka||7–5, 7–6|
|2017||Karolína Plíšková||Caroline Wozniacki||6–4, 6–4|
|2016||Dominika Cibulková||Karolína Plíšková||7–5, 6–3|
|2015||Belinda Bencic||Agnieszka Radwańska||6–4, 4–6, 6–0|
|2014||Madison Keys||Angelique Kerber||6–3, 3–6, 7–5|
|2013||Elena Vesnina||Jamie Hampton||6–2, 6–1|
|2012||Tamira Paszek||Angelique Kerber||5–7, 6–3, 7–5|
|2011||Marion Bartoli||Petra Kvitová||6–1, 4–6, 7–5|
|2010||Ekaterina Makarova||Victoria Azarenka||7–6, 6-4|
|2009||Caroline Wozniacki||Virginie Razzano||7–6, 7-5|
Aleksandra Krunić and Magda Linette claimed the 2022 Women’s Doubles title in Eastbourne after receiving a walkover over Jeļena Ostapenko and Lyudmyla Kichenok.
The below list goes back to 2009. For a full list of previous winners and runner-ups, check out the official WTA Tour website.
|2022||Aleksandra Krunić and Magda Linette||Jeļena Ostapenko and Lyudmyla Kichenok||Walkover|
|2021||Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara||Nicole Melichar and Demi Schuurs||6–1, 6–4|
|2019||Chan Hao-ching and Latisha Chan||Kirsten Flipkens and Bethanie Mattek-Sands||2–6, 6–3, 10–6|
|2018||Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan||Irina-Camelia Begu and Mihaela Buzărnescu||6–3, 7–5|
|2017||Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis||Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua||6–3, 7–5|
|2016||Darija Jurak and Anastasia Rodionova||Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan||5–7, 7–6, 10–6|
|2015||Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik||Chan Yung-jan and Zheng Jie||6–3, 5–7, 10–7|
|2014||Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan||Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta||7–5, 5–7, 10–8|
|2013||Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik||Monica Niculescu and Klára Zakopalová||6–3, 6-3|
|2012||Nuria Llagostera Vives and María José Martínez Sánchez||Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond||6–4, (Retired)|
|2011||Květa Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik||Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond||6–3, 6–0|
|2010||Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs||Květa Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik||6–2, 2–6, 13–11|
|2009||Akgul Amanmuradova and Ai Sugiyama||Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs||6–4, 6–3|