WTA Zhengzhou Open

The WTA Zhengzhou Open is a women’s tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts in Zhengzhou, China.

The tournament was an ITF event from 2014 to 2016 before it was upgraded to a WTA 125 tournament in 2017 and a WTA 500 event in 2019

No tournament was held in 2020, 2021, or 2022 so the 2023 tournament was the first one in four years.

WTA Zhengzhou Open

Zhengzhou Open 2023

Tour Level:WTA 500
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Courts
Prize Money:$780,637
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles


The 2023 Zhengzhou Open tennis tournament was held from the 9th to the 15th of October 2023, with this year’s competition taking place in the same week as the tournaments in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

Singles Qualifying took place on the weekend immediately before the start of the main draws.


The official entry list for the 2023 tournament in Zhengzhou has now been released, and below is a selection of players who participated in the WTA singles tournament in 2023.

  • Barbora Krejcikova
  • Caroline Garcia
  • Daria Kasatkina
  • Donna Vekic
  • Laura Siegemund
  • Liudmila Samsonova
  • Magda Linette
  • Maria Sakkari
  • Ons Jabeur
  • Qinwen Zheng
  • Veronika Kudermetova

Coco Gauff and Elena Rybakina were also due to play in 2023 but they pulled out of the tournament to rest after they both reached the semifinals of the China Open in Beijing.


The draws for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Zhengzhou are available on the WTA Tour website (see links below).

Singles Qualifying: View Draw

Singles Main: View Draw

Doubles: View Draw


Below is the tennis schedule for the 2023 WTA 500 Zhengzhou tennis tournament, with the women’s singles final being played on Sunday, the 15th of October 2023.

  • Monday, 9th of October 2023 – 1st Round
  • Tuesday, 10th of October 2023 – 1st Round
  • Wednesday, 11th of October 2023 – 2nd Round
  • Thursday, 12th of October 2023 – 2nd Round
  • Friday, 13th of October 2023 – Quarterfinals
  • Saturday, 14th of October 2023 – Semifinals
  • Sunday, 15th of October 2023 – Final

Prize Money and Ranking Points

The total financial commitment (including prize money) for the 2023 Zhengzhou Open was $780,637.

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

Women’s Singles

The winner of the WTA 500 singles event in 2023 received $120,150 and 470 WTA points, with the runner-up winning $74,161 and 305 WTA points.

Performance$ – PayoutPoints
2nd Round$11,50055
1st Round$8,3101

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the WTA 500 doubles event in 2023 received $40,100 ($20,050 each) and 470 WTA points, with the runners up winning $24,300 ($12,150 each) and 305 WTA points.

Performance$ – PayoutPoints
1st Round$4,3501

Prize money at all levels decreased in 2023, as the tournament’s financial commitment decreased from $1,500,000 in 2019 to $780,637 in 2023.

2023 Winners, Runners Up, and Results

Women’s Singles

The current champion in the women’s singles tournament is Zheng Qinwen who defeated Barbora Krejčíková 2–6, 6–2, 6–4 in the final of the 2023 tournament (see match highlights below).

Other past winners of the singles event include Wang Qiang (2017), Zheng Saisai (2018), and Karolína Plíšková (2019).

Women’s Doubles

The Canadian/Australian duo of Gabriela Dabrowski and Erin Routliffe won the 2023 women’s doubles title, after defeating Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in the doubles final 6-2, 6-4