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 took place from the 25th to the 30th of September 2023, with qualifying for the singles tournament taking place on the 23rd and 24th of September 2023.

The 2023 tournament was played in the same week as the Pan Pacific Open in Japan and the ATP Tournaments in Nur-Sultan, Braga, Bogota, Charleston, Orleans, and Beijing.


The official entry list for 2023 has now been released and below is a list of players that participated in the 2023 women’s singles event in Ningbo, with Ons Jabeur and Petra Kvitova the top seeds.

  • Anna Blinkova
  • Arantxa Rus
  • Katie Boulter
  • Lucia Bronzetti
  • Ons Jabeur
  • Petra Kvitová
  • Sorana Cîrstea
  • Varvara Gracheva


Below is the 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 are now available to view on the WTA Tour website (see links below).

2023 Women’s Singles: View Draw

2023 Women’s Singles Qualifying: View Draw

2023 Women’s Doubles: View Draw

Points and Prize Money

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

How the prize money and ranking points were split by round for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.

Women’s Singles

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

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

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the women’s doubles tournament in 2023 received $12,447 and 280 ranking points, while the runners-up won $7,000 and 180 ranking points.

Performance$ – Per TeamPoints
1st Round$1,8481

Past Winners

The current champion in the women’s singles event is Ons Jabeur who defeated Diana Shnaider 6-2, 6-1 in the 2023 singles final in Ningbo – see match highlights below.

In the women’s doubles event, Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva are the current champions after defeating Guo Hanyu and Jiang Xinyu 4–6, 6–3, 10–5 in the 2023 doubles final.

Women’s Singles

YearWinnerRunner-upScore in Final
2023Ons JabeurDiana Shnaider6-2, 6-1
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

2023Laura Siegemund and Vera ZvonarevaGuo Hanyu and Jiang Xinyu4–6, 6–3, 10–5
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