WTA Rabat

The WTA Rabat Tennis tournament which is also known as Morocco Open is an outdoor clay court tournament that takes place in Rabat, Morocco.

The tournament is a WTA 250 event on the WTA Tour with the matches being played on red clay courts.

The tournament has been held in Rabat since 2016 but in the past, it has also been held in Casablanca, Fez, and Marrakesh.

The Morocco Open in Rabat is usually held the week before the start of the French Open so many players use the tournament as a warm up for the clay grand slam.

WTA Rabat Tennis Tournament

2023 WTA Rabat

Location:Rabat, Morocco
Tour Level:WTA 250
Court Surface:Outdoor Clay Court
Prize Money:$251,750
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles

Dates

The 2023 WTA Rabat Tennis Tournament will take place from the 21st to the 27th of May 2023.

The 2023 tournament will take place in the same week as the WTA 250 tournament in Strasbourg, France, and the ATP tournaments in Geneva and Lyon.

Players Entry List

The official entry list for the 2023 singles tournament in Rabat has not been released yet but the following players played in the 2022 tournament:

  1. Garbine Muguruza
  2. Ajla Tomljanovic
  3. Nuria Parrizas Diaz
  4. Mayar Sherif
  5. Anna Bondar
  6. Arantxa Rus
  7. Anna Kalinskaya
  8. Rebecca Peterson
  9. Lucia Bronzetti
  10. Martina Trevisan
  11. Clara Burel
  12. Panna Udvardy
  13. Kristina Kucova
  14. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova
  15. Dalma Galfi
  16. Kristina Mladenovic
  17. Chloe Paquet
  18. Kamilla Rakhimova
  19. Claire Liu
  20. Astra Sharma
  21. Marcela Zacarias
  22. Irene Burillo Escorihuela
  23. Ulrikke Eikeri
  24. Lulu Sun
  25. Petra Marcinko
  26. Anna Danilina
  27. Xiaodi You
  28. Lulu Sun
  29. Carol Zhao
  30. Tessah Andrianjafitrimo
  31. Cristiana Ferrando
  32. Ajila Tomjanovic

Draw

The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Rabat will be available to view on the WTA Tour website closer to the start of the tournament.

Singles Draw: TBC

Doubles Draw: TBC

Qualifying Draw: TBC

Schedule

Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament, with the singles final being played on Sunday, the 26th of May 2023.

DateRound
Sunday, 21 May 20231st Round
Monday, 22 May 20231st Round
Tuesday, 23 May 20232nd Round
Wednesday, 24 May 20232nd Round
Thursday, 25 May 2023Quarterfinals
Friday, 26 May 2023Semifinals
Saturday, 27 May 2023Final

Prize Money and Points

The prize money and points for the 2023 WTA 250 tournament in Rabat have yet to be confirmed but below is how the prize money and points were split for the 2022 tournament.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2022 received $33,200 (2019: $43,000) and 280 ranking points, with the runner up receiving $19,750 (2019: $21,400) and 180 ranking points.

Performance$WTA Points
Winner$33,200280
Finalist$19,750180
Semifinalist$11,000110
Quarterfinalist$6,20060
Round 2$4,10030
Round 1$2,8351

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2022 received $12,000 ($6,000 each) in prize money and 280 Points, with the runner-ups receiving $6,700 ($3,350 each) in prize money and 180 Points.

Performance$Points
Winner$12,000280
Finalist$6,700180
Semifinalist$3,950110
Quarterfinalist$2,35060
Round 1$1,8001

WTA Rabat Past Winners and Runner Ups

Women’s Singles

The winner of the singles event at the 2022 tournament in Rabat was Martina Trevisan who beat Claire Liu 6–2, 6–1 in the singles final.

The below list of winners and runner-ups in the singles event in Rabat goes back to 2012. For a complete list, check out the WTA Tour website.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Martina TrevisanClaire Liu6-2, 6-1
2021N/AN/AN/A
2020N/AN/AN/A
2019Maria SakkariJohanna Konta2–6, 6–4, 6–1
2018Elise MertensAjla Tomljanović6–2, 7–6
2017Anastasia PavlyuchenkovaFrancesca Schiavone6–2, 6–1
2016Timea BacsinszkyMarina Erakovic6–4, 6–1
2015Elina SvitolinaTímea Babos7–5, 7–6
2014María Teresa Torró FlorRomina Oprandi6–3, 3–6, 6–3
2013Francesca SchiavoneLourdes Domínguez Lino6–1, 6–3
2012Kiki BertensLaura Pous Tió7–5, 6–0

Women’s Doubles

Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya are the defending champions in the women’s doubles event in Rabat after beating Alexandra Panova and Monica Niculescu 6-7, 6-3, 10-8 in the doubles final in 2022.

The below list of winners and runner-ups goes back to 2012. For a complete list, check out the WTA Tour website.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore in Final
2022Eri Hozumi and Makoto NinomiyaAlexandra Panova and Monica Niculescu6-7, 6-3, 10-8
2021N/AN/AN/A
2020N/AN/AN/A
2019María José Martínez Sánchez and Sara Sorribes TormoGeorgina García Pérez and Oksana Kalashnikova7–5, 6–1
2018Anna Blinkova and Raluca OlaruGeorgina García Pérez and Fanny Stollár6–4, 6–4
2017Tímea Babos and Andrea HlaváčkováNina Stojanović
Belgium Maryna Zanevska
2–6, 6–3, 10–5
2016Xenia Knoll and Aleksandra KrunićTatjana Maria and Raluca Olaru6–3, 6–0
2015Tímea Babos and Kristina MladenovicLaura Siegemund and Maryna Zanevska6–1, 7–6
2014Garbiñe Muguruza and Romina OprandiKatarzyna Piter and Maryna Zanevska4–6, 6–2, 11-9
2013Tímea Babos and Mandy MinellaPetra Martić and Kristina Mladenovic6–3, 6–1
2012Petra Cetkovská and Alexandra PanovaIrina-Camelia Begu and Alexandra Cadanțu3–6, 7–6, 11–9