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2017 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

The 2017 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor clay courts. It was the 40th edition of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, and part of the Premier tournaments of the 2017 WTA Tour. It took place at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, from 24 to 30 April 2017.

2017 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Date24–30 April
Edition40th
CategoryPremier
Draw28S / 16D
Prize money$710,900
SurfaceClay (indoor)
LocationStuttgart, Germany
VenuePorsche-Arena
Attendance37,000 (2016)
Champions
Singles
Germany Laura Siegemund
Doubles
United States Raquel Atawo / Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko
← 2016 · Porsche Tennis Grand Prix · 2018 →

Besides the prize money, the singles champion won a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet sports car.[1]

Maria Sharapova made her return to competitive tennis at the tournament, following her 15-month suspension for taking the banned substance meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.[2]

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 18 13 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles €107,036 €57,157 €30,536 €16,411 €8,798 €5,585 €2,508 €1,333 €742
Doubles * €33,482 €17,885 €9,774 €4,974 €2,702 N/A N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Rank1 Seed
  GER Angelique Kerber 1 1
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 3 2
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 4 3
  ROU Simona Halep 5 4
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 6 5
  GBR Johanna Konta 7 6
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 8 7
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 9 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of April 17, 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

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Abigail Spears   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 42 1
  SLO Andreja Klepač   ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 60 2
  USA Raquel Atawo   LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 69 3
  GER Anna-Lena Grönefeld   CZE Květa Peschke 69 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of April 17, 2017.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pair received a wildcard into the main draw:

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World class tennis at anniversary in the Porsche Arena". porsche-tennis.com. Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  2. ^ a b "Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis at Porsche Tennis Grand Prix after serving drug ban". Staff writers. Fox Sports Australia. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

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