Women’s Stuttgart Open

The Women’s Stuttgart Open is a WTA 500 tennis tournament that is played on indoor clay courts in the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany with the tournament being the longest-running women’s indoor tournament in Europe.

The Stuttgart tennis tournament is a popular event on the WTA tour as the players have voted it their favorite Premier Tournament at the WTA Tournament Awards on 11 separate occasions.

Women's Stuttgart Open

2023 Women’s Stuttgart Open

Location:Stuttgart, Germany
Tour Level:WTA 500
Court Surface:Indoor Claycourt
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:€611,210

Dates

The 2023 Women’s Stuttgart Open tennis tournament will take place from the 17th to the 23rd of April 2023.

In 2023, the tournament will be held in the same week as WTA 250 tournament in Istanbul and the ATP tournaments in Barcelona, Banja Luka, and Munich.

Tickets

Tickets for the 2023 tournament are now on sale through the tournament’s official website, with ticket prices starting at €15.

Players

The official entry list for 2023 has not yet been released but the 2022 tournament in Stuttgart included top WTA Tour Players such as Iga Swiatek, Paula Badosa, and Aryna Sabalenka.

Below is a list of some of the WTA players that participated in the 2022 Singles tournament.

  1. Iga Swiatek
  2. Maria Sakkari
  3. Barbora Krejcikova
  4. Aryna Sabalenka
  5. Paula Badosa
  6. Anett Kontaveit
  7. Karolina Pliskova
  8. Ons Jabeur
  9. Danielle Collins
  10. Jelena Ostapenko
  11. Emma Raducanu
  12. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  13. Angelique Kerber
  14. Victoria Azarenka
  15. Cori Gauff
  16. Elena Rybakina
  17. Elina Svitolina
  18. Tamara Zidansek
  19. Daria Kasatkina
  20. Liudmila Samsonova
  21. Laura Siegemund

Schedule

The 2023 tournament will start on Monday, the 17th of April 2023, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 23rd of April 2023.

DateRound
Monday, 17 April 20231st Round Matches
Tuesday, 18 April 20231st and 2nd Round Matches
Wednesday, 19 April 20232nd and 3rd Round Matches
Thursday, 20 April 20233rd Round Matches
Friday, 21 April 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday, 22 April 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday, 23 April 2023Finals

Draw

The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Stuttgart will be made closer to the start of the tournament.

Singles Draw: TBC

Singles Qualifying Draw: TBC

Doubles Draw: TBC

Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total financial commitment for the 2023 tournament has yet to be confirmed but in 2022, it was $703,580.

This was the total investment by tournament organizers and includes Marketing Fees, Prize Money, and Bonus Pool Contributions.

How the prize money and points were split for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the Singles Event in 2022 won €93,823 and 470 points, while the runner up received €58,032 and 305 points.

Prize money at each of the different levels in 2022 saw a big increase from the amounts awarded to players at the 2021 tournament.

Performance20222021WTA Points
Winner€93,823€55,300470
Finalist€58,032€41,141305
Semifinalist€33,879€26,130185
Quarterfinalist€17,806€12,500100
2nd Round€9,081€6,61255
1st Round€6,540€5,3621

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the 2022 Doubles Event in Stuttgart won €31,452 (€15,726 each) and 470 WTA points, with the runner ups winning €19,113 and 305 WTA Points.

Performance20222021WTA Points
Winner€31,452€20,346470
Finalist€19,113€14,314305
Semifinalist€10,863€8,064185
Quarterfinalist€5,645€4,436100
1st Round€3,387€2,8241

WTA Stuttgart Open Past Winners

Women’s Singles Event

The current champion in the singles event is Iga Swiatek who beat Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 6-2 in the 2022 singles final.

This was the second year in a row that Aryna Sabalenka was beaten in the final by a world number 1 after she lost to the then world number 1 Ashleigh Barty in the 2021 singles final.

Martina Navratilova currently holds the record for most singles titles in Stuttgart with six titles to her name, followed by Martina Hingis and Tracy Austin with four titles each.

Below is a list of past winners and runner ups in the singles event from 2012 to 2022. For a full list, check the official WTA Tour website.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Iga SwiatekAryna Sabalenka6-2, 6-2
2021Ashleigh BartyAryna Sabalenka3–6, 6–0, 6–3
2020N/AN/AN/A
2019Petra KvitováAnett Kontaveit6–3, 7–6
2018Karolína PlíškováCoCo Vandeweghe7–6, 6–4
2017Laura SiegemundKristina Mladenovic6–1, 2–6, 7–6
2016Angelique KerberLaura Siegemund6–4, 6–0
2015Angelique KerberCaroline Wozniacki3–6, 6–1, 7–5
2014Maria SharapovaAna Ivanovic3–6, 6–4, 6–1
2013Maria SharapovaLi Na6–4, 6–3
2012Maria SharapovaVictoria Azarenka6-1, 6-4

Women’s Doubles Event

Demi Schuurs and Desirae Krawczyk are the defending champions in the doubles event after beating Coco Gauff and Zhang Shuai 6–3, 6–4 in the 2022 doubles final.

Martina Navratilova currently holds the record for the most doubles titles with eight titles to her name.

Below is a list of past winners and runner ups in the doubles event going back to 2012. For a full list, check the official WTA Tour website.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore
2022Demi Schuurs and Desirae KrawczykCoco Gauff and Zhang Shuai6–3, 6–4
2021Ashleigh Barty and Jennifer BradyDesirae Krawczyk and Bethanie Mattek-Sands6–4, 5–7, 10–5
2020N/AN/AN/A
2019Mona Barthel and Anna-Lena FriedsamAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Šafářová2–6, 6–3, 10–6
2018Raquel Atawo and Anna-Lena GrönefeldNicole Melichar and Květa Peschke6–4, 6–7, 10–5
2017Raquel Atawo and Jeļena OstapenkoAbigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik6–4, 6–4
2016Caroline Garcia and Kristina MladenovicMartina Hingis and Sania Mirza2–6, 6–1, 10–6
2015Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie SafarovaCaroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik6–4, 6–3
2014Sara Errani and Roberta VinciCara Black and Sania Mirza6–2, 6–3
2013Mona Barthel and Sabine LisickiBethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza6–4, 7–5
2012Iveta Benešová and Barbora Záhlavová-StrýcováJulia Görges and Anna-Lena Grönefeld6–4, 7–5