The Open de Angers is a WTA 125 tennis tournament that is played on indoor hard courts in Angers, France.
The first WTA 125 tournament in Angers was played in 2021, with Vitalia Diatchenko winning the singles and Tereza Mihalíkova and Greet Minnen winning the doubles.
I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Tickets, Schedule, Players, and Prize Fund for the 2023 tournament in Angers.
WTA Angers 2023
|Tour Level:||WTA 125|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 8 Doubles|
The 2023 WTA Angers 125 tournament will be held from the 4th to the 10th of December 2023.
Tickets for the 2023 tournament in Angers will be sold through the tournament’s official website or at the Arena Loire ticket office from the 4th of December 2023.
2023 ticket prices start from €2 for children and from €5 for adults.
The official entry list for the 2023 tournament in Angers has not yet been released but below is a selection of players who played in the 2022 singles tournament.
- Alison Van Uytvanck
- Alycia Parks
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Anna Blinkova
- Anna-Lena Friedsam
- Jessika Ponchet
- Tamara Korpatsch
- Tatjana Maria
- Varvara Gracheva
- Viktoriya Tomova
- Zhang Shuai
Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Angers, with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 10th of December 2023.
|Monday – Day 1||4 December 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||5 December 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||6 December 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||7 December 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||8 December 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 6||9 December 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 7||10 December 2023||Final|
The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Angers will be available to view on the official WTA Tour website closer to the start of the tournament.
Singles Qualifying Draw: TBC
Singles Main Draw: TBC
Doubles Draw: TBC
In 2023, there will be 32 players in the singles draw, while in the doubles draw there will be a total of 8 teams.
Singles matches will be the best of three sets with three full sets being played if necessary.
Doubles matches will also be best of three sets with a 10-point championship tie break being played in the third set if the score is one set all.
Prize Money and Points
Similar to other WTA 125 tournaments, the total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 tournament in Angers will be $115,000.
How the prize money is to be split for the 2023 WTA 125 Angers tournament has not yet been confirmed but below is how it was split for the the 2022 tournament.
The winner of the singles in 2022 received €12,100 and 160 points, while the runner-up received €6,454 and 95 points.
Players losing in the 1st round of singles won €1,008 and 1 point.
The winners of the doubles in 2022 won €4,032 (€2,016 each) and 160 points, while the runners-up won €2,016 (€1,008 each) and 95 points.
Teams losing in the 1st round of the doubles received €806 (€403 each) and 1 point.
Past Winners and Runners Up
The American Alycia Parks won the 2022 Women’s Singles event, defeating Anna-Lena Friedsam 6–4, 4–6, 6–4 in the final.
|2022||Alycia Parks||Anna-Lena Friedsam||6–4, 4–6, 6–4|
|2021||Vitalia Diatchenko||Zhang Shuai||6–0, 6–4|
Alycia Parks and Zhang Shuai are the current women’s doubles champions after defeating Miriam Kolodziejova and Marketa Vondrousova 6–2, 6–2 in the 2022 doubles final.
|2022||Alycia Parks and Zhang Shuai||Miriam Kolodziejova and Marketa Vondrousova||6–2, 6–2|
|2021||Tereza Mihalikova and Greet Minnen||Monica Niculescu and Vera Zvonareva||4–6, 6–1, 10–8|