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2011 New Haven Open at Yale

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The 2011 New Haven Open at Yale was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 43rd edition of the New Haven Open at Yale, and was part of the Premier Series of the 2011 WTA Tour. It was previously known as "Pilot Pen Tennis". It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, from August 22 through August 27, 2011. It was the last event on the 2011 US Open Series before the 2011 US Open.

2011 New Haven Open at Yale
DateAugust 22 – August 27
LocationNew Haven, CN, USA
VenueCullman-Heyman Tennis Center
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / Belarus Olga Govortsova
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WTA EntrantsEdit


Country Player Ranking* Seed
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 1 1
  CHN Li Na 5 2
  ITA Francesca Schiavone 8 3
  FRA Marion Bartoli 9 4
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 12 5
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 13 6
  SRB Jelena Janković 14 7
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 18 8
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of August 15, 2011.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:



  Caroline Wozniacki defeated   Petra Cetkovská, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Wozniacki's 6th title of the year and 18th of her career. It was her 4th consecutive win at the event, matching the feat Venus Williams had also done at New Haven. It was her 3rd premier-level title of the year and 7th of her career.


  Chuang Chia-jung /   Olga Govortsova defeated   Sara Errani /   Roberta Vinci, 7–5, 6–2

2011 EarthquakeEdit

On August 23, 2011 1:51 PM local time[1] a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia stopped play for two hours[2] while the main stadium was checked for damage by the fire department.

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Magnitude 5.8 - VIRGINIA". Virginia: USGS. Archived from the original on 9 July 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Earthquake Causes Evacuation At New Haven Open". The Huffington Post. Huffington Post. September 2, 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011.