The Makarska Open is a WTA 125 tennis tournament that is played on outdoor red clay courts in the beautiful seaside town of Makarska in Croatia.
The WTA 125 tournament was formerly known as the Croatian Bol Ladies Open with matches being played at the Bluesun Tennis Center in Bol.
In 2022, the tournament was played in Makarska for the first time.
2023 Makarska Open
|Tour Level:||WTA 125|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Clay|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 8 Doubles|
The 2023 Makarska Open tennis tournament will take place from the 6th to the 11th of June 2023.
The 2023 tournament will be played in the same week as the second week of the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris.
If you are interested in getting tickets for the 2023 tournament in Makarska, then they can be purchased on the official tournament website.
Players Entry List
The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Makarska has yet to be released but below were the seeded players for the 2022 singles tournament:
- Varvara Gracheva
- Lucia Bronzetti
- Anastasia Potapova
- Magdalena Fręch
- Anna Karolína Schmiedlová
- Clara Burel
- Jule Niemeier
- Ekaterine Gorgo
Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Makarska with the singles final being played on the 11th of June 2023.
|Tuesday – Day 1||6th of June 2023||Qualifying and 1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 2||7th of June 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 3||8th of June 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 4||9th of June 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 5||10th of June 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 6||11th of June 2023||Final|
The draw for the 2023 tournament will be available to view on the WTA Tour website closer to the start of the tournament.
Qualifying Draw: TBC
Singles Draw: TBC
Doubles Draw: TBC
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 tournament will be $115,000.
How the prize money and points were split for the 2023 tournament has not been released yet but below is how they were split in 2022.
The winner of the WTA 125 Singles Event in 2022 received $15,000 and 160 WTA ranking points, with the runner up receiving $8.500 and 95 ranking points.
Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament received $1,250 and 1 WTA Ranking Point.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $6,000 ($3,000 each) and 160 Ranking Points, with the runner ups receiving $4,300 ($2,150 each) and 95 Ranking Points.
Teams losing in the Quarterfinals received $2,000 ($1,000 each) and 1 WTA Ranking Point.
WTA Makarska Past Winners and Runner Ups
The current champion in the women’s singles event is Jule Niemeier who beat Elisabetta Cocciaretto 7-5, 6-1 in the final of the 2022 tournament.
|Year||Winners||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2022||Jule Niemeier||Elisabetta Cocciaretto||7-5, 6-1|
|2021||Jasmine Paolini||Arantxa Rus||6–2, 7–6|
|2019||Tamara Zidanšek||Sara Sorribes Tormo||7–5, 7–5|
|2018||Tamara Zidanšek||Magda Linette||6–1, 6–3|
|2017||Aleksandra Krunić||Alexandra Cadanțu||6–3, 3–0 (Retired)|
|2016||Mandy Minella||Polona Hercog||6–2, 6–3|
Dalila Jakupović and Tena Lukas are the defending champions in the Women’s doubles event in Makarska after beating Aleksandra Krunić and Olga Danilović 5-7, 6-2, 10-5 in the final in 2022.
|Year||Winners||Runner Ups||Score in Final|
|2022||Dalila Jakupović and Tena Lukas||Aleksandra Krunić and Olga Danilović||5-7, 6-2, 10-5|
|2021||Aliona Bolsova and Katarzyna Kawa||Ekaterine Gorgodze and Tereza Mihalíková||6–1, 4–6, 10–6|
|2019||Timea Bacsinszky and Mandy Minella||Cornelia Lister and Renata Voráčová||0–6, 7–6, 10–4|
|2018||Mariana Duque Mariño and Wang Yafan||Sílvia Soler Espinosa and Barbora Štefková||6–3, 7–5|
|2017||Chuang Chia-jung and Renata Voráčová||Lina Gjorcheska and Aleksandrina Naydenova||6–4, 6–2|
|2016||Xenia Knoll and Petra Martić||Raluca Olaru and İpek Soylu||6–3, 6–2|