The Upper Austria Ladies Linz is a women’s tennis tournament on the WTA Tour that is played on indoor hard courts in Linz, Austria.
The first WTA tournament in Linz was played in 1987 with Barbara Paulus winning the singles and Petra Hentschl and Eva-Maria Schürhoff winning the doubles.
I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Tickets, Schedule, Players, and Prize Money for the 2023 tournament in Linz.
2023 Upper Austria Ladies Linz
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 WTA Linz Open tennis tournament was held from the 5th to the 12th of February 2023, with the tournament being played a week after the end of the 2023 Australian Open.
The 2023 tournament was played in the same week as the tournaments in Abu Dhabi, Montpellier, Dallas, and Cordoba.
Tickets for the 2023 Tournament in Linz were available through the tournament’s official website from November 2022.
Players (Entry List)
The entry list for the 2023 tournament has now been released yet and below is a selection of players who participated in the 2023 Linz Open tennis tournament.
- Alison Van Uytvanck
- Anastasia Potapova
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Anna Blinkova
- Bernarda Pera
- Camila Giorgi
- Danka Kovinic
- Donna Vekic
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Irina-Camelia Begu
- Jaqueline Cristian
- Jule Niemeier
- Katerina Siniakova
- Linda Noskova
- Lucia Bronzetti
- Madison Brengle
- Maria Sakkari
- Petra Martic
Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Linz, with the doubles and singles finals being played on Sunday, the 12th of February 2023.
|Sunday – Day 1||5 February 2023||Qualifying Matches|
|Monday – Day 2||6 February 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 3||7 February 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 4||8 February 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 5||9 February 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 6||10 February 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 7||11 February 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 8||12 February 2023||Final|
In the 2023 Linz Open, there were 32 players included in the singles draw, while in the doubles draw there were a total of 16 teams.
The draw for the 2023 WTA singles and doubles tournaments can be viewed on the WTA Tour website (see links below).
Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Singles Main: View Draw
Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Points
The total Prize Money for the 2023 Linz tennis tournament was €225,480.
How the prize money and points are to be split for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the singles tournament in 2023 received €29,760 and 280 points, while the runner-up received €17,590 and 180 points.
Women’s Doubles (Per Team)
The winners of the doubles tournament in 2023 won €10,820 (€5,410 each) and 280 ranking points, while the runner-ups won €6,090 (€3,045 each) and 180 ranking points.
The winner of the 2023 singles competition was Anastasia Potapova who beat Petra Martic 6–3, 6–1 in the singles final (see match highlights below).
The winners of the 2023 doubles competition were Natela Dzalamidze and Viktoria Kuzmova who beat Anna-Lena Friedsam and Nadiia Kichenok 4–6, 7–5, 12–10 in the doubles final.