WTA Ningbo Open

The Ningbo Open is a WTA 250 tennis tournament that will be played on outdoor hard courts at the Ningbo (Yinzhou) Tennis Center in China.

The tournament was previously an ITF 100,000+H event (2010-2012), and a WTA 125 event (2013-214) but in 2023, the tournament was upgraded to a WTA 250 event on the WTA Calander.

WTA Ningbo Open

Ningbo Open 2023

Tour Level:WTA 250
Dates:25-30 September 2023
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$259,303


The 2023 WTA Ningbo Open tennis tournament will take place from the 25th to the 30th of September 2023, with qualifying for the singles tournament likely to take place on the 23rd and 24th of September 2023.

The 2023 tournament will be played in the same week as the Pan Pacific Open in Japan and the ATP Tournaments in Nur-Sultan and Beijing.


The official entry list for 2023 has yet to be released but below is a list of players that played in the 2014 women’s singles event in Ningbo:

  • Alla Kudryavtseva
  • Luksika Kumkhum
  • Magda Linette
  • Misaki Doi
  • Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
  • Shahar Pe’er
  • Vitalia Diatchenko
  • Wang Qiang
  • Zheng Saisai


Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Ningbo with the singles final being played on Saturday, the 30th of September 2023.

Monday – Day 125th of September 20231st Round Matches
Tuesday – Day 226th of September 20232nd Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 327th of September 20233rd Round Matches
Thursday – Day 428th of September 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Friday – Day 529th of September 2023Semifinal Matches
Saturday – Day 630th of September 2023Final


The draws for the 2023 tournament in Ningbo will be available to view on the WTA Tour website a few days before the start of the tournament.

2023 Women’s Singles Draw: TBD

2023 Women’s Singles Qualifying Draw: TBD

2023 Women’s Doubles Draw: TBD

Points and Prize Money

The total financial commitment (including prize money) for the 2023 WTA Ningbo tennis tournament will be $259,303.

How the prize money and ranking Points are expected to be split by round for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the women’s singles tournament in 2023 is expected to receive $34,228 and 280 WTA points, while the runner-up is expected to receive $20,226 and 180 WTA points.

2nd Round$3,92030
1st Round$2,8041

Women’s Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the women’s doubles tournament in 2023 are expected to win $12,447 and 280 ranking points, while the runner-ups are expected to win $7,000 and 180 ranking points.

1st Round$1,8481

Past Winners and Runners Up

The current champion in the women’s singles event is Magda Linette who defeated Wang Qiang in the 2014 singles final in Ningbo.

In the Women’s doubles event, Arina Rodionova and Olga Savchuk are the current champions after defeating Han Xinyun and Zhang Kailin in the 2014 doubles final.

Women’s Singles

YearWinnerRunner-upScore in Final
2014Magda LinetteWang Qiang3–6, 7–5, 6–1
2013Bojana JovanovskiZhang Shuai6–7, 6–4, 6–1
2012Hsieh Su-weiZhang Shuai6–2, 6–2
2011Anastasiya YakimovaErika Sema7–6, 6–3
2010Alberta BriantiMagdaléna Rybáriková6–4, 6–4

Women’s Doubles

2014Arina Rodionova and Olga SavchukHan Xinyun and Zhang Kailin4–6, 7–6, 10–6
2013Chan Yung-jan and Zhang ShuaiIrina Buryachok and Oksana Kalashnikova6–2, 6–1
2012Shuko Aoyama and Chang Kai-chenTetiana Luzhanska and Zheng Saisai6–2, 7–5
2011Tetiana Luzhanska and Zheng SaisaiChan Chin-wei and Han Xinyun6–4, 5–7, 10–4
2010Chan Chin-wei and Chen YiJill Craybas and Olga Savchuk6–3, 3–6, 10–8