WTA China Open

The WTA China Open is a women’s tennis tournament that is played at the National Tennis Centre in Beijing, China.

The tournament was first played in 2004 and was held annually until 2019, with the tournament returning to the WTA Tour in 2023.

WTA China Open

WTA China Open 2023

Location:Beijing, China
Tour Level:WTA 1000
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Court
Draw Size:64 Singles, 32 Doubles
Prize Money:$8,127,389

Tournament Dates

The 2023 WTA China Open tennis tournament took place from the 30th of September to the 8th of October 2023, with the 2023 tournament being played in the same week as the ATP Shanghai Masters.


The official entry list for the 2023 WTA 1000 tournament in Beijing has now been released and below is a selection of players that participated in the 2023 singles event, with Aryna Sabalenka and Iga Swiatek the top seeds.

  • Anastasia Potapova
  • Anhelina Kalinina
  • Aryna Sabalenka
  • Barbora Krejcikova
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia
  • Caroline Garcia
  • Coco Gauff
  • Daria Kasatkina
  • Donna Vekic
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Elena Rybakina
  • Elise Mertens
  • Iga Swiatek
  • Jeļena Ostapenko
  • Jessica Pegula
  • Kateřina Siniaková
  • Ludmilla Samsonova
  • Magda Linette
  • Maria Sakkari
  • Mayar Sherif
  • Ons Jabeur
  • Petra Kvitová
  • Petra Martić
  • Qinwen Zheng
  • Sofia Kenin
  • Veronika Kudermetova
  • Vera Zvonareva
  • Victoria Azarenka
  • Yue Yuan


Below is the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Beijing with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 8th of October 2023.

Saturday (Day 1)30th of September 2023Qualifying
Sunday (Day 2)1st of October 2023Qualifying and 1st Round
Monday (Day 3)2nd of October 20231st Round
Tuesday (Day 4)3rd of October 20232nd Round
Wednesday (Day 5)4th of October 20232nd and 3rd Round
Thursday (Day 6)5th of October 20233rd Round
Friday (Day 7)6th of October 2023Quarterfinals
Saturday (Day 8)7th of October 2023Semifinals
Sunday (Day 9)8th of October 2023Final

Draw and Order of Play

The draws and order of play for the 2023 singles, doubles, and qualifying events in Beijing are available to view on the WTA Tour website (see links below).

2023 Women’s Singles: View Draw

2023 Women’s Singles Qualifying: View Draw

2023 Women’s Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Points

The total prize money for the 2023 China Open women’s tennis tournament was $8,127,389, with the prize money and points being split as follows.

Women’s Singles

The 2023 women’s singles tournament winner received $1,324,000 and 1000 WTA points, while the runner up won $780,000 and 650 WTA points.

PerformancePayout – $WTA Points
3rd Round$92,500120
2nd Round$52,00065
1st Round$32,32510

Women’s Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the women’s doubles event in 2023 received $390,218 and 1000 ranking points, while the runners up won $218,001 and 650 ranking points.

PerformancePayout – $WTA Points
2nd Round$34,500120
1st Round$23,00010

2023 Results

Women’s Singles

Iga Swiatek was the 2023 women’s singles champion after she defeated Liudmila Samsonova 6–2, 6–2 in the singles final (see highlights from their match below).

Other past singles winners include Serena Williams (2004 and 2013), Maria Sharapova (2014), Caroline Garcia (2017), and Naomi Osaka (2019).

Women’s Doubles

Marie Bouzková and Sara Sorribes Tormo won the 2023 women’s doubles event after defeating Chan Hao-ching and Giuliana Olmos in the final 3–6, 6–0, 10–4.