The WTA Lyon Open is an indoor hardcourt tennis tournament that takes place annually in Lyon, France.
The tournament is 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 has been run since 2020 with Sofia Kenin winning the first singles event after she beat Anna-Lena Friedsam 6–2, 4–6, 6–4 in the 2020 women’s singles final.
2023 WTA Lyon Open
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Hardcourt|
|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.
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 was 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 2023||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 31 January 2023||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 1 February 2023||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 2 February 2023||2nd Round|
|Friday, 3 February 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday, 4 February 2023||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 5 February 2023||Final|
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.
The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2023 won €29,760 and 280 ranking points, with the runner-up winning €17,590 and 180 ranking points.
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.
WTA Lyon Past Winners and Runner Ups
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.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Alycia Parks||Caroline Garcia||7-6, 7-5|
|2022||Zhang Shuai||Dayana Yastremska||3-6, 6-3, 6-4|
|2021||Clara Tauson||Viktorija Golubic||6–4, 6–1|
|2020||Sofia Kenin||Anna-Lena Friedsam||6–2, 4–6, 6–4|
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.
|2023||Bibiane Schoofs and Cristina Bucsa||Alexandra Panova and Olga Danilovic||7-6, 6-3|
|2022||Vera Zvonareva and Laura Siegemund||Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls||7-6, 6-1|
|2021||Viktória Kužmová and Arantxa Rus||Eugenie Bouchard and Olga Danilović||3–6, 7–5, 10–7|
|2020||Laura Ioana Paar and Julia Wachaczyk||Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove and Bibiane Schoofs||7–5, 6–4|