The St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy is an indoor hardcourt tennis tournament that was held annually in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and was until 2022 a WTA 500 event on the WTA Tour.
2022 St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy
|Location:||Saint Petersburg, Russia|
|Tour Level:||WTA 500|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Hardcourt|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Total Prize Money:||$703,580 (2022)|
The 2022 St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy tennis tournament took place from the 7th to the 13th of February 2022 and was held in the same week as the tournaments in Rotterdam, Dallas, and Buenos Aires.
Tickets for the 2022 tournament in St. Petersburg were sold through the tournament’s official website.
The following top WTA players played in the WTA 500 event in Saint Petersburg in 2022, with the draw for the 2022 tournament including Anett Kontaveit, Maria Sakkari, and other top 25 WTA players like Belinda Bencic and Elena Rybakina.
- Anett Kontaveit
- Maria Sakkari
- Elena Rybakina
- Belinda Bencic
- Petra Kvitova
- Elise Mertens
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Camila Giorgi
- Jil Teichmann
- Sorana Cirstea
- Marketa Vondrousova
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Tereza Martincova
- Magda Linette
- Alison Van Uytvanck
- Petra Martic
Below was the schedule for the 2022 tournament with the singles and doubles finals being played on Sunday, the 13th of February 2022.
|Monday, 7 February 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Tuesday, 8 February 2022||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday, 9 February 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Thursday, 10 February 2022||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday, 11 February 2022||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday, 12 February 2022||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday, 13 February 2022||Doubles and Singles Finals|
The draw for the 2022 tournament has been released and is available on the WTA Tennis website.
Maria Sakkari was seeded number 1 in the singles event with Anett Kontaveit seeded number 2.
In the doubles event, Veronika Kudermetova and Elise Mertens were the number 1 seeds with Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jelena Ostapenko seeded number 2.
The number 1 and 2 seeds in the singles event made it to the final with Anett Kontaveit beating Maria Sakkari in a very close final 5-7, 7-6, 7-5.
In the doubles, the number 1 seeds Veronika Kudermetova and Elise Mertens withdrew from the tournament due to injury and were replaced by Ekaterina Alexandrova and Yana Sizikova.
The number 2 seeds Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jelena Ostapenko lost in the 1st round to Sorana Cirstea and Raluca Olaru.
The women’s doubles final was between Alicja Rosolska/Erin Routliffe and Anna Kalinskaya/Catherine McNally with Anna Kalinskaya and Catherine McNally winning 6-3, 6-7, 10-4.
Draws for the tournament in previous years are also available from the official tournament website.
The total prize money for the 2022 tournament was $703,580, which is an increase of approximately $138,000 from the 2021 Tournament.
How the prize money is to be split for the 2022 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the WTA 500 Singles Event in St. Petersburg in 2022 received $108,000, with the runner up receiving $66,800.
Except for the prize money for 1st round losers, the prize money for the 2022 tournament saw a big increase from the amounts awarded at the 2021 tournament.
|1st Round||$ 6,200||$6,650|
The winners of the WTA 500 Doubles Event in 2022 received $36,200, with the runner ups receiving $22,000.
WTA St. Petersburg Past Winners and Runner Ups
The current singles champion is Anett Kontaveit who beat Maria Sakkari 5-7, 7-6, 7-5 in the singles final of the 2022 tournament.
Previous champions of the singles event include two time grand slam champion Petra Kvitova and former number 1 doubles player Roberta Vinci.
|2022||Anett Kontaveit||Maria Sakkari||5-7, 7-6, 7-5|
|2021||Daria Kasatkina||Margarita Gasparyan||6–3, 2–1 (Retired)|
|2020||Kiki Bertens||Elena Rybakina||6–1, 6–3|
|2019||Kiki Bertens||Donna Vekic||7–6, 6–4|
|2018||Petra Kvitova||Kristina Mladenovic||6–1, 6–2|
|2017||Kristina Mladenovic||Yulia Putintseva||6–2, 6–7, 6–4|
|2016||Roberta Vinci||Belinda Bencic||6–4, 6–3|
Anna Kalinskaya and Catherine McNally are the current champions in the doubles event after beating Alicja Rosolska and Erin Routliffe 6-3, 6-7, 10-4 in the doubles final in 2022.
|2022||Anna Kalinskaya and Catherine McNally||Alicja Rosolska and Erin Routliffe||6-3, 6-7, 10-4|
|2021||Nadiia Kichenok and Raluca Olaru||Kaitlyn Christian and Sabrina Santamaria||2–6, 6–3, 10–8|
|2020||Japan Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara||Kaitlyn Christian and Alexa Guarachi||4–6, 6–0, 10–3|
|2019||Margarita Gasparyan and Ekaterina Makarova||Anna Kalinskaya and Viktória Kužmová||7–5, 7–5|
|2018||Timea Bacsinszky and Vera Zvonareva||Alla Kudryavtseva and Katarina Srebotnik||2–6, 6–1, 10–3|
|2017||Jeļena Ostapenko and Alicja Rosolska||Darija Jurak and Xenia Knoll||3–6, 6–2, 10–5|
|2016||Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza||Vera Dushevina and Barbora Krejcikova||6–3, 6–1|