WTA German Open

The WTA German Open (AKA bett1 Open) is a WTA 500 tournament played on outdoor grass courts in Berlin, Germany.

The tournament is one of the oldest on the WTA tour with the first German Open being played in 1896.

The WTA Berlin tournament was not held between 2009 and 2020 with the 2021 tournament being the first time the tournament was played in 12 years.

2021 was also the first time the tournament was played on grass courts as it had previously been a clay court tournament.

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WTA German Open

WTA German Open Quick Facts

Tournament Name:WTA German Open (bett1 Open)
Location:Berlin, Germany
WTA Tour Level:WTA 500
Tournament Sponsor:bett1
Court Surface:Outdoor Grass
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$757,900
Official Website:https://www.bett1open.de/en/home/
Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/bett1open/

When will the 2022 WTA German Open take place?

The 2022 tournament will take place from the 13th to the 19th of June 2022.

The 2022 tournament will be played in the same week as the ATP 500 tournament in London, England, Halle, Germany, and the WTA 250 tournament in Birmingham.

How do you get tickets for the 2022 WTA German Open?

Tickets for the 2022 tournament in Berlin, Germany are on sale now.

Check out the official ticketing website for more information on ticketing for the 2022 tournament.

2022 WTA German Open Players

The entry list for the 2022 tournament is not available yet. Check back closer to the start of the tournament for the entry list for this year’s tournament.

Below is a list of top WTA players that entered the tournament in 2021:

  • Aryna Sabalenka
  • Elina Svitolina
  • Bianca Andreescu
  • Karolina Pliskova
  • Belinda Bencic
  • Garbine Muguruza
  • Victoria Azarenka
  • Karolina Muchova
  • Magdalena Frech
  • Madison Keys
  • Marketa Vondrousova
  • Liudmila Samsonova
  • Veronika Kudermetova
  • Jessica Pegula
  • Hailey Baptiste
  • Angelique Kerber
  • Misaki Doi
  • Andrea Petkovic
  • Sorana Cirstea
  • Elena Rybakina
  • Shelby Rogers
  • Amanda Anisimova
  • Alizé Cornet
  • Jule Niemeier
  • Petra Martic
  • Asia Muhammad
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Anna Kalinskaya

2022 WTA German Open Schedule

Monday – Day 113th of June 20221st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 214th of June 20221st and 2nd Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 315th of June 20222nd and 3rd Round Matches
Thursday – Day 416th of June 20223rd Round Matches
Friday – Day 517th of June 2022Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 618th of June 2022Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 719th of June 2022Final

The tournament schedule detailed above is subject to change.

2022 WTA German Open Order of Play

Once the tournament has started you will be able to view the schedule for each day’s play by following the below links:

Day 1 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day1

Day 2 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day2

Day 3 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day3

Day 4 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day4

Day 5 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day5

Day 6 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day6

Day 7 Schedule: https://www.wtatennis.com/tournament/2012/berlin/2022/order-of-play/#Day7

2022 WTA German Open Draw

The draw for the 2022 tournament is not available yet. Check back closer to the tournament start date, for details of the draw for 2022.

If you are looking for the draws for the 2021 tournament then they can be viewed on the Official WTA Tour website.

2022 WTA German Open Prize Money and WTA Points

The total prize money for the 2022 tournament will be $757,900. How the prize money is to be split for the 2022 tournament is not available yet but below is how the prize money was split for the 2021 tournament.

2021 Singles Prize Money and Points

Performance2021 Prize MoneyWTA Points
2nd Round€6,61255
1st Round€5,3621

The winner of the WTA 500 Singles Event in 2021 received €55,300 in prize money, with the runner up receiving €41,141.

Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament received €5,362 in prize money and 1 WTA Ranking Point.

2021 Doubles Prize Money (Per Team) and Points

Performance2021 Prize MoneyWTA Points
1st Round€2,8241

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2021 received €20,346 (€10,173 each) in prize money, with the runner ups receiving €14,314 (€7,157 each).

Teams losing in the 1st round received €2,824 in prize money and 1 WTA Ranking Point.

WTA Berlin Past Winners and Runner Ups

Singles Winners and Runner Ups

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2021Liudmila SamsonovaBelinda Bencic1–6, 6–1, 6–3
2009-2020N/AN/ATournament not Held
2008Dinara SafinaElena Dementieva3–6, 6–2, 6–2
2007Ana IvanovicSvetlana Kuznetsova3–6, 6–4, 7–6
2006Nadia PetrovaJustine Henin6–3, 4–6, 6–3
2005Justine HeninNadia Petrova6–2, 5–7, 6–3
2004Amélie MauresmoVenus WilliamsWalkover
2003Justine HeninKim Clijsters6–4, 4–6, 7–5
2002Justine HeninSerena Williams6–2, 1–6, 7–6
2001Amélie MauresmoJennifer Capriati6–4, 2–6, 6–3

The defending champion in the women’s singles event is Liudmila Samsonova who beat Belinda Bencic 1–6, 6–1, 6–3 in the final of the 2021 tournament.

Steffi Graf currently holds the record for most WTA Berlin singles titles with 9 titles to her name (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1996).

Doubles Winners and Runner Ups

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2021Victoria Azarenka and Aryna SabalenkaNicole Melichar and Demi Schuurs4–6, 7–5, 10–4
2009-2020N/AN/ATournament not Held
2008Cara Black and Liezel HuberNuria Llagostera Vives and María José Martínez Sánchez6–2, 6–2
2007Lisa Raymond and Samantha StosurTathiana Garbin and Roberta Vinci6–3, 6–4
2006Yan Zi and Zheng JieElena Dementieva and Flavia Pennetta6–2, 6–3
2005Elena Likhovtseva and Vera ZvonarevaCara Black and Liezel Huber3–6, 6–3, 6–1
2004Nadia Petrova and Meghann ShaughnessyJanette Husárová and Conchita Martínez6–2, 2–6, 6–1
2003Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola SuárezKim Clijsters and Ai Sugiyama6–3, 4–6, 6–4
2002Elena Dementieva and Janette HusárováDaniela Hantuchová and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario0–6, 7–6, 6–2
2001Els Callens and Meghann ShaughnessyCara Black and Elena Likhovtseva6–4, 6–3

Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka are the defending champions in the Women’s doubles event in Berlin after beating Nicole Melichar and Demi Schuurs 4–6, 7–5, 10–4 in the final in 2021.