WTA Lyon Open

The WTA Lyon Open was an indoor hardcourt tennis tournament that took place annually in Lyon, France since 2020.

The tournament was a WTA 250 event on the WTA Tour Calendar with the matches being played at the Palais des Sports Gerland, which is an indoor sporting arena located in Lyon, France.

The tournament was first held in 2020 with Sofia Kenin winning the singles event after she defeated Anna-Lena Friedsam 6–2, 4–6, 6–4 in the 2020 women’s singles final.

WTA Lyon Open Tennis Tournament

2023 WTA Lyon Open

Location:Lyon, France
Tour Level:WTA 250
Court Surface:Indoor Hardcourt
Prize Money:$259,303
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles


The 2023 WTA Lyon Open tennis tournament took place from the 30th of January to the 5th of February 2023.

The 2023 tournament was held in the same week as the tournaments in Cleveland, Hua Hin, Cali, and the Davis Cup qualifying matches.

There is also an annual ATP tournament held in Lyon but the men’s event is usually held in May, just before the start of the French Open.

NB: No WTA 250 tournament will be held in Lyon in 2024 as it has merged with the tournament in Strasbourg to form a new WTA 500 tournament that will be held in Strasbourg in May 2024.


Tickets for the 2023 tournament were sold through the tournament’s official website.

NB: The tournament was also available to stream on Amazon Prime (Ireland/UK) and the Tennis Channel (US).

Players (Entry List)

The official player’s entry list for 2023 has now been released and below is a list of players who played in the 2023 singles competition in Lyon.

  • Alison Van Uytvanck
  • Alize Cornet
  • Alycia Parks
  • Ana Bogdan
  • Ana Konjuh
  • Anastasia Potapova
  • Anna Blinkova
  • Anna Bondar
  • Camila Osorio
  • Caroline Garcia (Number 1 Seed)
  • Clara Burel
  • Dalma Galfi
  • Danka Kovinic
  • Erika Andreeva
  • Garbine Muguruza
  • Jasmine Paolini
  • Julia Grabher
  • Jule Niemeier
  • Kristina Mladenovic
  • Linda Noskova
  • Madison Brengle
  • Marina Bassols Ribera
  • Maryna Zanevska
  • Mayar Sherif
  • Nuria Parrizas Diaz
  • Olga Danilovic
  • Petra Martic
  • Rebeka Masarova
  • Shuai Zhang
  • Tamara Korpatsch
  • Tereza Martincova
  • Viktorija Golubic


Below is the schedule for the 2023 WTA tournament in Lyon, with the 1st round matches starting on Monday, 30th of January 2023, and the singles final being played on Sunday, the 5th of February 2023.

Monday, 30 January 20231st Round
Tuesday, 31 January 20231st Round
Wednesday, 1 February 20232nd Round
Thursday, 2 February 20232nd Round
Friday, 3 February 2023Quarterfinals
Saturday, 4 February 2023Semifinals
Sunday, 5 February 2023Final


The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Lyon can be viewed on the WTA tour website (see links below).

Singles Qualifying: View Draw

Singles Main: View Draw

Doubles: View Draw

Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total financial commitment (including prize money) for the 2023 WTA 250 tournament in Lyon was $259,303 which was an increase of $19,826 from the amount for the 2022 tournament ($239,477).

Details in relation to how the prize money and ranking points are to be split for the 2023 tournament are detailed below.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the women’s singles event in 2023 received €29,760 and 280 ranking points, with the runner-up winning €17,590 and 180 ranking points.

Performance€ – PayoutRanking Point(s)
Round 2€3,41030
Round 1€2,4381

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the women’s doubles event in 2023 received €10,820 (€5,410 each) and 280 points, with the runner-ups receiving €6,090 (€3,045 each) and 180 points.

Performance€ – PayoutPoint(s)
Round 1€1,6061

WTA Lyon Past Winners and Runners Up

Women’s Singles

The winner of the WTA singles event in Lyon was Alycia Parks who beat Caroline Garcia 7-6, 7-5 in the 2023 singles final – see highlights from their final below.

Other past winners of the singles include Zhang Shuai (2022), Clara Tauson (2021), and Sofia Kenin (2020).

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2023Alycia ParksCaroline Garcia7-6, 7-5
2022Zhang ShuaiDayana Yastremska3-6, 6-3, 6-4
2021Clara TausonViktorija Golubic6–4, 6–1
2020Sofia KeninAnna-Lena Friedsam6–2, 4–6, 6–4

Women’s Doubles

Bibiane Schoofs and Cristina Bucsa are the current champions in the women’s doubles event in Lyon after beating Alexandra Panova and Olga Danilovic 7-6, 6-3 in the doubles final in 2023.

YearWinnersRunners UpScore
2023Bibiane Schoofs and Cristina BucsaAlexandra Panova and Olga Danilovic7-6, 6-3
2022Vera Zvonareva and Laura SiegemundAlicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls7-6, 6-1
2021Viktória Kužmová and Arantxa RusEugenie Bouchard and Olga Danilović3–6, 7–5, 10–7
2020Laura Ioana Paar and Julia WachaczykLesley Pattinama Kerkhove and Bibiane Schoofs7–5, 6–4