The Japan Women’s Open is a WTA 250 tennis tournament that in 2023 will be played on outdoor hard courts in Osaka, Japan
From 2009 to 2014, the Tournament was held in Osaka before moving to Tokyo from 2015 to 2017 and to Hiroshima for the 2018 and 2019 tournaments.
2023 Japan Women’s Open
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
The 2023 Japan Women’s Open tennis tournament will be held in Osaka, Japan from the 11th to the 17th of September 2023.
The 2023 tournament will be played in the same week as the WTA San Diego Open and the group stage matches of the Davis Cup.
Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Osaka are not on sale yet.
For more information on ticketing for 2023, check out the tournament’s official website.
The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Osaka has yet to be released by tournament organizers but below is a selection of top WTA players that played in the last women’s open in 2019.
- Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Alison Van Uytvanck
- Anastasia Potapova
- Tatjana Maria
- Zarina Diyas
- Sara Sorribes Tormo
- Laura Siegemund
- Sorana Cîrstea
- Christina McHale
Below is the expected tournament schedule for the 2023 tournament in Osaka, with the singles final being played on the 17th of September 2023.
|Monday – Day 1||11th of September 2023||1st Round Matches||–|
|Tuesday – Day 2||12th of September 2023||1st Round Matches||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||13th of September 2023||2nd Round Matches||1st Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||14th of September 2023||2nd Round Matches||Quarterfinals|
|Friday – Day 5||15th of September 2023||Quarterfinals||Semifinals|
|Saturday – Day 6||16th of September 2023||Semifinals||Finals|
|Sunday – Day 7||17th of September 2023||Finals||–|
The draws for the 2023 Osaka tennis tournament will be available to view on the official WTA Tour website closer to the start of the tournament.
Singles Draw: TBD
Singles Qualifying Draw: TBD
Doubles Draw: TBD
Prize Money and Points
The total prize fund for the 2023 WTA 250 tournament in Osaka has not been released yet, but below is how the prize money was split for the 2019 tournament.
The winner of the Women’s Singles competition in 2019 received $43,000 and 280 WTA points, while the runner-up received $21,400 and 180 WTA points.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2019 received $12,300 ($6,150 each) and 280 Points, while the runner-ups received $6,400 ($3,200 each) and 180 Points.
Teams losing in the 1st round received $960 ($480 each) and 1 WTA ranking point.
Nao Hibino is the current champion in the singles after beating Misaki Doi 6–3, 6–2 in the 2019 Singles Final.
Samantha Stosur holds the record for most singles titles with three to her name (2009, 2013, and 2014).
- 2023 – N/A
- 2022 – N/A
- 2021 – N/A
- 2020 – N/A
- 2019 – Nao Hibino
- 2018 – Hsieh Su-wei
- 2017 – Zarina Diyas
- 2016 – Christina McHale
- 2015 – Yanina Wickmayer
- 2014 – Samantha Stosur
- 2013 – Samantha Stosur
- 2012 – Heather Watson
- 2011 – Marion Bartoli
- 2010 – Tamarine Tanasugarn
- 2009 – Samantha Stosur
Misaki Doi and Nao Hibino are the current champions in the doubles competition after beating Christina McHale and Valeria Savinykh in the 2019 doubles final 3–6, 6–4, 10–4.
Shuko Aoyama holds the record for most doubles titles with three to her name (2014, 2016, and 2017).
- 2023 – TBD
- 2022 – N/A
- 2021 – N/A
- 2020 – N/A
- 2019 – Misaki Doi and Nao Hibino
- 2018 – Eri Hozumi and Zhang Shuai
- 2017 – Shuko Aoyama and Yang Zhaoxuan
- 2016 – Shuko Aoyama and Makoto Ninomiya
- 2015 – Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan
- 2014 – Shuko Aoyama and Renata Voráčová
- 2013 – Kristina Mladenovic and Flavia Pennetta
- 2012 – Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears
- 2011 – Kimiko Date-Krumm and Zhang Shuai
- 2010 – Chang Kai-chen and Lilia Osterloh
- 2009 – Chuang Chia-jung and Lisa Raymond