The Hong Kong Open is a WTA 250 tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts at Victoria Park in HK, China.
The tournament has a long history on the WTA Tour, with the inaugural event taking place in 1980.
Hong Kong Open 2023
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||Singles: 32, Doubles: 16|
The 2023 WTA Hong Kong tennis tournament will be held from the 9th to the 15th of October 2023, with the 2023 tournament being played in the same week as the WTA tournaments in Zhengzhou and Seoul as well as the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Shanghai.
The official entry list for the 2023 tournament in Hong Kong has not yet been released but below is a selection of top WTA Players that are expected to play in the singles event in 2023.
- Anastasia Potapova
- Beatriz Haddad Maia
- Elise Mertens
- Leylah Fernandez
- Marta Kostyuk
- Mayar Sherif
- Mirra Andreeva
- Peyton Stearns
- Victoria Azarenka
- Wang Xiyu
Victoria Azarenka, Beatriz Haddad Maia, Leylah Fernandez, Anastasia Potapova, Wang Xiyu and Mirra Andreeva were announced as part of the #PHKTO2023 line-up today's Press Conference! #PHKTO #PrudentialHongKong #WTA250#WeAreBack #CelebratingGreatness #GreatLineUp pic.twitter.com/PdCb3Ho4hl— HongKong Tennis Open (@HKTennisOpen) September 13, 2023
Below is the expected tournament schedule for the 2023 tournament in Hong Kong, with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 15th of October 2023.
|Monday – Day 1||9th of October 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||10th of October 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||11th of October 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||12th of October 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||13th of October 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday – Day 6||14th of October 2023||Semifinals|
|Sunday – Day 7||15th of October 2023||Finals|
The draws for the 2023 WTA Hong Kong tennis tournament will be available to view on the WTA Tour website closer to the start of the tournament, with the draw size for the singles tournament being 32 and 16 for the doubles tournament.
Singles Qualifying Draw: TBD
Singles Draw: TBD
Doubles Draw: TBD
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment (including prize money) for the 2023 WTA 250 tournament in Hong Kong will be $259,303.
How the prize money and points are expected to be split for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the singles tournament in 2023 will win $34,228 and 280 ranking points, while the runner-up will win $20,226 and 180 ranking points.
Women’s Doubles (Per Team)
The winners of the doubles tournament in 2023 will receive $12,447 and 280 points, while the runner-ups will receive $7,000 and 180 points.
Past Winners and Runners Up
NB: No tournament has been held since 2018, so the 2018 champions are still the current champions.
Dayana Yastremska is the current champion in the singles tournament after defeating Wang Qiang 6-2, 6–1 in the 2018 Singles Final (see highlights from the final below).
Other past winners of the singles include Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2017), Caroline Wozniacki (2016), Jelena Janković (2015), Sabine Lisicki (2014), and Wendy Turnbull (1980 and 1981).
Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai are the current champions in the doubles event after defeating Shuko Aoyama and Lidziya Marozava in the 2018 doubles final 6–4, 6–4.
Sharon Walsh, Chan Hao-ching, and Chan Yung-jan jointly hold the record for most doubles titles with two titles each.