The Grand Est Open 88 is a WTA 125 tournament that is played on outdoor clay courts in Contrexeville, France.
The tournament was previously a $100,000 ITF Women’s event but for the 2022 edition, it was upgraded to a WTA 125 tournament.
Grand Est Open 2023
|Tour Level:||WTA 125|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Red Clay|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 8 Doubles|
The 2023 WTA Contrexeville tennis tournament was held from the 10th to the 16th of July 2023.
The official entry list for the 2023 tournament in Contrexeville has now been released and below is a selection of WTA players that played in the singles competition in 2023.
- Tatjana Maria
- Sara Errani
- Cristina Bucsa
- Dianne Parry
- Arantxa Rus
- Anna Lena Friedsam
- Danka Kovinic
- Dalma Galfi
- Mirra Andreeva
- Clara Burel
- Lucrezia Stefanini
- Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
- Jule Niemeier
- Tamara Korpatsch
- Jessika Ponchet
- Laura Pigossi
- Erika Andreeva
- Eva Lys
- Rebecca Sramkova
- Carol Zhao
- Aleksandra Krunic
- Valentini Grammatikopoulou
Below was the schedule for the 2023 singles tournament in Contrexeville, with the singles final being played on the 16th Of July 2023.
|Monday – Day 1||10th Of July 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||11th Of July 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||12th Of July 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||13th Of July 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||14th Of July 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 6||15th Of July 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 7||16th Of July 2023||Final|
The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Contrexeville weill be available to view on the official WTA Tour website (see links below).
Qualifying (Singles): View Draw
Women’s Singles: View Draw
Women’s Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 WTA Contrexevill tennis tournament was $115,000, with the prize money and points being split as follows.
The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2023 won $15,000 and 160 ranking points, while the runner-up won $8,500 and 95 ranking points.
Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament won $1,250 and 1 ranking point.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2023 received $6,000 ($3,000 each) and 160 WTA Points, while the runner-ups received $4,300 ($2,150 each) and 95 WTA Points.
Teams losing in the quarterfinals received $2,000 ($1,000 each) and 1 WTA Point.
2023 Winner and Runner Ups
In the women’s singles event, Arantxa Rus defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets in the 2023 final (6–3, 6–3).
In the women’s doubles event, Cristina Bucșa and Alena Fomina-Klotz defeated Amina Anshba and Anastasia Detiuc in the final 4–6, 6–3, 10–7.
Past Winners (Singles)
NB: From 2007 to 2021 the open 88 tournament was at the ITF level, before being upgraded to the WTA 125 level in 2022.
- 2023 – Arantxa Rus
- 2022 – Sara Errani
- 2021 – Anhelina Kalinina
- 2020 – N/A
- 2019 – Katarina Zavatska
- 2018 – Stefanie Vögele
- 2017 – Johanna Larsson
- 2016 – Pauline Parmentier
- 2015 – Alexandra Dulgheru
- 2014 – Irina-Camelia Begu
- 2013 – Timea Bacsinszky
- 2012 – Aravane Rezaï
- 2011 – Iryna Brémond
- 2010 – Jelena Dokić
- 2009 – Ekaterina Bychkova
- 2008 – Ioana Raluca Olaru
- 2007 – Andrea Petkovic