The WTA Prague Open is an annual women’s tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts in Prague in the Czech Republic.
The tournament has been a WTA 250 event on the WTA tour since 2015 with previous winners of the singles tournament including Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, and Barbora Krejčíková.
2023 WTA Prague Open
|Location:||Prague, The Czech republic|
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Tournament Sponsor:||Live Sport|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Prize Money:||$251,750 (2022)|
The 2023 WTA Prague Open tennis tournament will take place from the 31st of July to the 6th of August 2023.
The 2023 tournament will be held in the same week as the ATP tournaments in Washington, Kitzbuhel, and Los Cabos as well as the WTA tournament in San Jose.
Tickets for the 2023 WTA tournament in Prague are not on sale yet.
More information on ticketing for 2023 will be available on the tournament’s official website closer to the start of the tournament.
The official entry list for the 2023 tournament has yet to be released but below is a selection of top WTA players that played in the singles competition in 2022.
- Anett Kontaveit
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Elise Mertens
- Sorana Cîrstea
- Alizé Cornet
- Alison Van Uytvanck
- Anastasia Potapova
- Marie Bouzková
Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Prague, with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 6th of August 2023.
|Monday, 31 July 2023||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 1 August 2023||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 2 August 2023||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 3 August 2023||2nd Round|
|Friday, 4 August 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday, 5 August 2023||Semifinals|
|Sunday, 6 August 2023||Final|
The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Prague will be available to view on the Official WTA Tour website a few days before the start of the tournament.
Singles (Qualifying) Draw: TBC
Singles (Main) Draw: TBC
Doubles Draw: TBC
Prize Money and Points
The total prize money for the 2023 tournament in Prague has yet to be confirmed but in 2022 it was $251,750, with the winner of the singles event receiving $33,200 and the winners of the doubles event receiving $6,000 each.
How the prize money and points were split for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the WTA Prague Singles Event in 2022 received $33,200 and 280 ranking points, with the runner-up receiving $19,750 and 180 ranking points.
Players losing in the 1st round of the tournament received $2,725 and 1 Ranking Point.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $12,000 ($6,000 each) and 280 Points, with the runner-ups receiving $6,700 ($3,350 each) in prize money and 180 Points.
Teams losing in the 1st round received $1,800 ($900 each) and 1 Point.
Past Winners and Runner Ups
The current champion in the women’s singles competition is Marie Bouzkova who beat Anastasia Potapova 6–0, 6–3 in the singles final of the 2022 tournament.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2022||Marie Bouzková||Anastasia Potapova||6-0, 6-3|
|2021||Barbora Krejčíková||Tereza Martincová||6–2, 6–0|
|2020||Simona Halep||Elise Mertens||6–2, 7–5|
|2019||Jil Teichmann||Karolína Muchová||7–6, 3–6, 6–4|
|2018||Petra Kvitová||Mihaela Buzărnescu||4–6, 6–2, 6–3|
|2017||Mona Barthel||Kristýna Plíšková||2–6, 7–5, 6–2|
|2016||Lucie Šafářová||Samantha Stosur||3–6, 6–1, 6–4|
|2015||Karolína Plíšková||Lucie Hradecká||4–6, 7–5, 6–3|
Anastasia Potapova and Yana Sizikova are the current champions in the Women’s doubles event in Prague after beating Angelina Gabueva and Anastasia Zakharova 6-3, 6-4 in the doubles final in 2022.
|2022||Anastasia Potapova and Yana Sizikova||Angelina Gabueva and Anastasia Zakharova||6-3, 6-4|
|2021||Marie Bouzková and Lucie Hradecká||Viktória Kužmová and Nina Stojanović||7–6, 6–4|
|2020||Lucie Hradecká and Kristýna Plíšková||Monica Niculescu and Raluca Olaru||6–2, 6–2|
|2019||Anna Kalinskaya and Viktória Kužmová||Nicole Melichar and Květa Peschke||4–6, 7–5, 10–7|
|2018||Nicole Melichar and Květa Peschke||Mihaela Buzărnescu and Lidziya Marozava||6–4, 6–2|
|2017||Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Květa Peschke||Lucie Hradecká and Kateřina Siniaková||6–4, 7–6|
|2016||Margarita Gasparyan and Andrea Hlaváčková||María Irigoyen and Paula Kania||6–4, 6–2|
|2015||Belinda Bencic and Kateřina Siniaková||Kateryna Bondarenko and Eva Hrdinová||6–2, 6–2|