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 WTA Stuttgart Open
|Official Name:||Porsche Tennis Grand Prix|
|Tour Level:||WTA 500|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Claycourt|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 WTA Stuttgart Open (also known as the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix) tennis tournament took place from the 17th to the 23rd of April 2023.
The 2023 tournament was held in the same week as the ATP tournaments in Barcelona, Banja Luka, and Munich.
Tickets for the 2023 WTA tournament in Stuttgart were sold through the tournament’s official website, with ticket prices starting at €15.
The provisional entry list for the 2023 WTA 500 tournament in Stuttgart has now been released with the 2023 Australian Open singles champion Aryna Sabalenka and the world number 1 Iga Swiatek headlining the event.
Other top players in the singles entry list included Coco Gauff, Ons Jabeur, and Emma Raducanu.
- Aryna Sabalenka
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Beatriz Haddad Maia
- Caroline Garcia
- Coco Gauff
- Daria Kasatkina
- Donna Vekic
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Elena Rybakina
- Emma Raducanu
- Iga Swiatek
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Jule Niemeier
- Karolina Pliskova
- Liudmila Samsonova
- Maria Sakkari
- Martina Trevisan
- Ons Jabeur
- Petra Kvitova
- Qinwen Zheng
- Tatjana Maria
- Veronika Kudermetova
The 2023 WTA Stuttgart Open started 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 were made a few days before the start of the tournament and are now available to view on the Official WTA Tour website (see links below).
Women’s Singles: View Draw
Women’s Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Women’s Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Ranking Points
The total financial commitment for the 2023 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart was $780,637.
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 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the women’s singles tournament in 2023 won $120,150 and 470 points, while the runner-up won $74,161 and 305 points.
The winners of the women’s doubles tournament in 2023 received $40,100 ($20,050 each) and 470 ranking points, while the runner-ups received $24,300 ($12,150 each) and 305 ranking points.
|Performance||$ – Per Team||$ – Per Player||Points|
WTA Stuttgart Open Past Winners
Women’s Singles Event
The current champion in the singles event is Iga Swiatek who beat Aryna Sabalenka 6-3, 6-4 in the 2023 singles final (see match highlights from the final below).
This was the third 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 and the current world number 1 Iga Swiatek in the 2022 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 2023. For a full list, check the official WTA Tour website.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Iga Swiatek||Aryna Sabalenka||6-3, 6-4|
|2022||Iga Swiatek||Aryna Sabalenka||6-2, 6-2|
|2021||Ashleigh Barty||Aryna Sabalenka||3–6, 6–0, 6–3|
|2019||Petra Kvitova||Anett Kontaveit||6–3, 7–6|
|2018||Karolína Pliskova||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 Giuliana Olmos and Nicole Melichar-Martinez 6-4, 6-1 in the 2023 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.
|2023||Demi Schuurs and Desirae Krawczyk||Giuliana Olmos and Nicole Melichar-Martinez||6-4, 6-1|
|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|