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.
2023 Women’s Stuttgart Open
|Tour Level:||WTA 500|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Claycourt|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 Women’s Stuttgart Open tennis tournament will take place from the 17th to the 23rd of April 2023.
Tickets for the 2023 tournament are now on sale through the tournament’s official website, with ticket prices starting at €15.
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.
- Iga Swiatek
- Maria Sakkari
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Paula Badosa
- Anett Kontaveit
- Karolina Pliskova
- Ons Jabeur
- Danielle Collins
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Emma Raducanu
- Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
- Angelique Kerber
- Victoria Azarenka
- Cori Gauff
- Elena Rybakina
- Elina Svitolina
- Tamara Zidansek
- Daria Kasatkina
- Liudmila Samsonova
- Laura Siegemund
The 2023 tournament will start on Monday, the 17th of April 2023, with the finals being played on Sunday, the 23rd of April 2023.
|Monday, 17 April 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday, 18 April 2023||1st and 2nd Round Matches|
|Wednesday, 19 April 2023||2nd and 3rd Round Matches|
|Thursday, 20 April 2023||3rd Round Matches|
|Friday, 21 April 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday, 22 April 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday, 23 April 2023||Finals|
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.
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.
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.
WTA Stuttgart Open Past Winners
Women’s Singles Event
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.
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.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2022||Iga Swiatek||Aryna Sabalenka||6-2, 6-2|
|2021||Ashleigh Barty||Aryna Sabalenka||3–6, 6–0, 6–3|
|2019||Petra Kvitová||Anett Kontaveit||6–3, 7–6|
|2018||Karolína Plíšková||CoCo Vandeweghe||7–6, 6–4|
|2017||Laura Siegemund||Kristina Mladenovic||6–1, 2–6, 7–6|
|2016||Angelique Kerber||Laura Siegemund||6–4, 6–0|
|2015||Angelique Kerber||Caroline Wozniacki||3–6, 6–1, 7–5|
|2014||Maria Sharapova||Ana Ivanovic||3–6, 6–4, 6–1|
|2013||Maria Sharapova||Li Na||6–4, 6–3|
|2012||Maria Sharapova||Victoria Azarenka||6-1, 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.
|2022||Demi Schuurs and Desirae Krawczyk||Coco Gauff and Zhang Shuai||6–3, 6–4|
|2021||Ashleigh Barty and Jennifer Brady||Desirae Krawczyk and Bethanie Mattek-Sands||6–4, 5–7, 10–5|
|2019||Mona Barthel and Anna-Lena Friedsam||Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Šafářová||2–6, 6–3, 10–6|
|2018||Raquel Atawo and Anna-Lena Grönefeld||Nicole Melichar and Květa Peschke||6–4, 6–7, 10–5|
|2017||Raquel Atawo and Jeļena Ostapenko||Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik||6–4, 6–4|
|2016||Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic||Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza||2–6, 6–1, 10–6|
|2015||Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova||Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik||6–4, 6–3|
|2014||Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci||Cara Black and Sania Mirza||6–2, 6–3|
|2013||Mona Barthel and Sabine Lisicki||Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza||6–4, 7–5|
|2012||Iveta Benešová and Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová||Julia Görges and Anna-Lena Grönefeld||6–4, 7–5|