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The Baku Cup was a professional women's tennis tournament held in Baku, Azerbaijan. It made its debut on the 2011 WTA Tour and as one of the international tier of events.[1] This WTA Tour event is an international tournament and was played at the Baku Tennis Academy on outdoor hardcourts. The 2015 Baku Cup was the last edition.

Baku Cup
Tournament information
Founded2011
Abolished2015
LocationBaku
Azerbaijan
VenueBaku Tennis Academy
CategoryInternational
SurfaceHardcourt / outdoor
Draw32S / 32SQ / 16D
Prize moneyUS$ 250,000
Websitebakucup.az

HistoryEdit

Baku Cup is the first WTA event to be held in the city. It became the first professional tennis tournament hosted by the country, with the inaugural event beginning on 18 July 2011.[2] The event offered $220,000 in prize money and was played on outdoor hard courts with a field of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams.[2]

ResultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 WTA Tour Calendar". WTA. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011. Retrieved 2010-12-19.
  2. ^ a b "WTA Welcomes Baku". WTA Tour. Archived from the original on 2012-10-04. Retrieved 12 May 2011.

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