2017 Aegon Classic Birmingham

The 2017 Aegon Classic Birmingham was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts. It was the 36th edition of the event, and a Premier tournament on the 2017 WTA Tour. It took place at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, on 19–25 June 2017.

2017 Aegon Classic Birmingham
Date19–25 June
Edition36th
CategoryWTA Premier
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$846,000
SurfaceGrass
LocationBirmingham, England
VenueEdgbaston Priory Club
Champions
Singles
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Doubles
Australia Ashleigh Barty / Australia Casey Dellacqua
← 2016 · Birmingham Classic · 2018 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Women's singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 / 18 13 1
Women's doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Women's singles $146,200 $77,850 $41,555 $22,310 $11,930 $5,735 $3,400 $1,815 $1,005
Women's doubles $45,620 $24,340 $13,310 $6,780 $3,675 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  GER Angelique Kerber 1 1
  UKR Elina Svitolina 5 2
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 6 3
  GBR Johanna Konta 8 4
  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 13 5
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 15 6
  CZE Petra Kvitová 17 7
  CZE Barbora Strýcová 20 8
  AUS Daria Gavrilova 24 9
  • 1 Rankings as of June 12, 2017.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  CZE Lucie Šafářová   CZE Barbora Strýcová 12 1
  USA Abigail Spears   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 38 2
  CAN Gabriela Dabrowski   CHN Xu Yifan 42 3
  AUS Ashleigh Barty   AUS Casey Dellacqua 51 4
  • 1 Rankings as of June 12, 2017.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pair received a wildcard into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Vesnina withdrew in Birmingham due to injury and was initially replaced by Latvian Jeļena Ostapenko. However, when Ostapenko chose to withdraw due to her victory at the French Open, she was now replaced by Australian Ashleigh Barty.[1]

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