The Tennis in the Land tournament is played on outdoor hard courts at the Jacobs Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The tournament is also known as the WTA Cleveland Ladies Open and has been a WTA 250 level tournament since 2021.
An ITF Women’s Circuit tournament was previously played in Cleveland from 2009 to 2011 with no tournament being played between 2012 and 2020.
Tennis in the Land 2023
|Location:||Cleveland, Ohio, USA|
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hardcourt|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 Tennis in the Land tournament was held in Cleveland, Ohio from the 19th to the 26th of August 2023, which was the week before the start of the 2023 US Open.
Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Cleveland were sold through the tournament’s official ticketing partner SeatGeek.
For more information on tickets for 2023, check out the official tournament website.
The official entry list for the 2023 WTA Cleveland tennis tournament has now been released, with the below players playing in the 2023 singles event.
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Anna Blinkova
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Caroline Garcia
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Jasmine Paolini
- Leylah Fernandez
- Sloane Stephens
- Veronika Kudermetova
Below is the schedule for the 2023 Tennis in the Land tournament in Cleveland, with qualifying for the singles starting on the 19th of August 2023, and the singles and doubles finals being held on the 26th of August 2023.
|Saturday – Day 1||19th of August 2023||Qualifying Matches|
|Sunday – Day 2||20th of August 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Monday – Day 3||21st of August 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 4||22nd of August 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 5||23rd of August 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 6||24th of August 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Friday – Day 7||25th of August 2023||Semifinals|
|Saturday – Day 8||26th of August 2023||Finals|
The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Cleveland are now available to view on the WTA Tour website (see links below).
Singles (Qualifying): View Draw
Singles (Main): View Draw
Doubles (Main): View Draw
Prize Money and Ranking Points
The total prize fund for the 2023 WTA Cleveland tennis tournament was $271,363, with the prize money and points being split as follows.
The winner of the WTA 250 Singles tournament in 2023 won $34,228 (2022: $33,200) and 280 ranking points, while the runner-up won $20,226 (2022: $19,750 and 180 ranking points.
The winners of the WTA Doubles Event in 2023 received $12,447 and 280 points, with the runners-up receiving $7,000 and 180 points.
WTA Cleveland Past Winners
Sara Sorribes Tormo won the women’s singles event in 2023 after beating Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the final (see video highlights from their final below).
Other past winners of the singles in Cleveland include Madison Keys (2010), Anett Kontaveit (2021), and Ludmilla Samsonova (2022).
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Sara Sorribes Tormo||Ekaterina Alexandrova||3-6, 6-4, 6-4|
|2022||Ludmilla Samsonova||Aliaksandra Sasnovich||6-1, 6-3|
|2021||Anett Kontaveit||Irina-Camelia Begu||7–6, 6–4|
|2011||Kyle McPhillips||Xi Li||6–3, 6–2|
|2010||Madison Keys||Piia Suomalainen||6–2, 6–4|
|2009||Jamie Hampton||Kyle McPhillips||6–4, 6–1|
Miyu Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi are the current champions in the women’s doubles event after beating Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Ellen Perez 6-4, 6-7, 10-8 in the final of the doubles tournament in 2023.
|2023||Miyu Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi||Nicole Melichar-Martinez and Ellen Perez||6-4, 6-7, 10-8|
|2022||Ellen Perez and Nicole Melichar-Martinez||Aleksandra Krunic and Anna Danilina||7–5, 6–3|
|2021||Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara||Christina McHale and Sania Mirza||7–5, 6–3|
|2011||Brooke Austin and Brooke Bolender||Dianne Hollands and Shikha Uberoi||7–6, 6–3|
|2010||Sanaz Marand and Caitlin Whoriskey||Emily Harman and Eleanor Peters||6–4, 6–0|
|2009||Jamie Hampton and Grace Min||Tarakaa Bertrand and Elizabeth Lumpkin||6–1, 6–2|