The WTA Budapest tennis tournament is a WTA 250 level event on the women’s tour, that is played on outdoor red clay courts in Budapest, Hungary.
The tournament was previously known as the Budapest Grand Prix between 1996 and 2003 before it was replaced on the WTA calendar by the Bucharest Open from 2004 to 2020, before returning to Budapest in 2021 as a WTA 250 tournament.
WTA Budapest 2023
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Clay Court|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 WTA Budapest open tennis tournament took place from the 17th to the 23rd of July 2023.
The 2023 tournament was held the week after the Wimbledon Grand Slam Tournament and in the same week as the WTA tournaments in Iasi and Palermo, as well as the ATP tournaments in Bastad, Gstaad, Newport, and the mixed event in Nice.
The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Budapest has now been released, and below is a selection of top WTA players who played in the singles event in 2023:
- Bernarda Pera
- Zhang Shuai
- Yulia Putintseva
- Tatjana Maria
- Elina Avanesyan
- Kamilla Rakhimova
- Anna Karolína Schmiedlová
- Nadia Podoroska
Italy’s Camila Giorgi was also due to play in the event but withdrew before the start of the tournament.
Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Budapest, with the tournament starting on Monday, the 17th of July, and ending with the singles final on Sunday, the 23rd of July 2023.
|Monday, 17 July 2023||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 18 July 2023||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 19 July 2023||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 20 July 2023||2nd Round|
|Friday, 21 July 2023||Quarter-finals|
|Saturday, 22 July 2023||Semi-finals|
|Sunday, 23 July 2023||Final|
The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Budapest is available to view on the WTA Tour website (see link below).
Singles (Qualifying): View Draw
Singles (Main): View Draw
Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Points
The total prize fund for the 2023 tournament in Budapest was $259,303, with the prize money and ranking points being split as follows.
The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2023 received €29,760 and 280 ranking points, with the runner-up receiving €17,590 and 180 ranking points.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2023 received €10,820 (€5,420 each) and 280 WTA points, with the runners-up receiving €6,090 (€3,045 each) and 180 WTA points.
Past Winners and Runner Ups
The winner of the 2023 singles tennis tournament was Maria Timofeeva who defeated Kateryna Baindl 6–3, 3–6, 6-0 in the singles final.
|2023||Maria Timofeeva||Kateryna Baindl||6–3, 3–6, 6-0|
|2022||Bernarda Pera||Aleksandra Krunic||6-3, 6-3|
|2021||Yulia Putintseva||Anhelina Kalinina||6–4, 6–0|
Katarzyna Piter and Fanny Stollár are the current champions in the women’s doubles event in Budapest after beating Anna Siskova and Jessie Aney 6-2, 4-6, 10-4 in the 2023 women’s doubles final.
|2023||Katarzyna Piter and Fanny Stollár||Anna Siskova and Jessie Aney||6-2, 4-6, 10-4|
|2022||Oksana Kalashnikova and Ekaterine Gorgodze||Kimberley Zimmermann and Katarzyna Piter||1-6, 6-4, 10-6|
|2021||Mihaela Buzărnescu and Fanny Stollár||Aliona Bolsova and Tamara Korpatsch||6–4, 6–4|