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Hungarian Ladies Open

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The Hungarian Ladies Open is a women's tennis tournament held in Budapest, Hungary. This WTA Tour event is an International-level tournament and was played on outdoor clay courts in 1993 and from 1996 to 2016. In 2017, the surface was changed into hardcourt.

Hungarian Ladies Open
2019 Hungarian Ladies Open
Tournament information
Event nameHungarian Ladies Open
Founded1993; 26 years ago (1993)
LocationBudapest, Hungary
VenueEurope Tennis Center
CategoryITF Women's Circuit (2016)
WTA International Tournaments
(1993-2013, since 2017)
SurfaceClay - outdoors (1993, 1996-2016)
Hard - indoors (since 2017)
Draw32S / 24Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$250,000 (2019)
Websitehungarianladiesopen.com
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesBelgium Alison Van Uytvanck
Women's doublesRussia Ekaterina Alexandrova
Russia Vera Zvonareva

The tournament was formerly known as Poli-Farbe Budapest Grand Prix, Gaz de France Grand Prix, GDF Suez Grand Prix, Tippmix Budapest Grand Prix, Colortex Budapest Grand Prix, Westel 900 Budapest Open, Budapest Lotto Open, Budapest Open, Budapest Grand Prix, and Europe Tennis Center Ladies Open.

The event was replaced in the 2014 WTA Tour with a new tournament Bucharest Open held in Bucharest, Romania.[1] It returned in 2016 tournament as a $100,000 ITF Women's Circuit tournament and was reinstated as a WTA International Tournament in 2017.

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1993   Zina Garrison   Sabine Appelmans 7–5, 6–2
1994–1995 Not Held
1996   Ruxandra Dragomir   Melanie Schnell 7–6(8–6), 6–1
1997   Amanda Coetzer   Sabine Appelmans 6–1, 6–3
1998   Virginia Ruano Pascual   Silvia Farina Elia 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1999   Sarah Pitkowski   Cristina Torrens Valero 6–2, 6–2
2000   Tathiana Garbin   Kristie Boogert 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
2001   Magdalena Maleeva   Anne Kremer 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
2002   Martina Müller   Myriam Casanova 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
2003   Magüi Serna   Alicia Molik 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
2004   Jelena Janković   Martina Suchá 7–6(7–4), 6–3
2005   Anna Smashnova   Catalina Castaño 6–2, 6–2
2006   Anna Smashnova (2)   Lourdes Domínguez 6–1, 6–3
2007   Gisela Dulko   Sorana Cîrstea 6–7(7–2), 6–2, 6–2
2008   Alizé Cornet   Andreja Klepač 7–6(7–5), 6–3
2009   Ágnes Szávay   Patty Schnyder 2–6, 6–4, 6–2
2010   Ágnes Szávay (2)   Patty Schnyder 6–2, 6–4
2011   Roberta Vinci   Irina-Camelia Begu 6–4, 1–6, 6–4
2012   Sara Errani   Elena Vesnina 7–5, 6–4
2013   Simona Halep   Yvonne Meusburger 6–3, 6–7(7–9), 6–1
2014–2015 Not Held
↓   ITF $100,000 event   ↓
2016   Elitsa Kostova   Viktoriya Tomova 6–0, 7–6(7–3)
↓  WTA International tournament  ↓
2017   Tímea Babos   Lucie Šafářová 6–7 (4–7) , 6–4, 6–3
2018   Alison Van Uytvanck   Dominika Cibulková 6–3, 3–6, 7–5
2019   Alison Van Uytvanck (2)   Markéta Vondroušová 1–6, 7–5, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1993   Inés Gorrochategui
  Caroline Vis
  Sandra Cecchini
  Patricia Tarabini
6–1, 6–3
1994–1995 Not Held
1996   Katrina Adams
  Debbie Graham
  Radka Bobková
  Eva Melicharová
6–3, 7–63
1997   Amanda Coetzer
  Alexandra Fusai
  Eva Martincová
  Elena Wagner
6–3, 6–1
1998   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
  Cătălina Cristea
  Laura Montalvo
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
1999   Evgenia Kulikovskaya
  Sandra Načuk
  Laura Montalvo
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
6–3, 6–4
2000   Lubomira Bacheva
  Cristina Torrens Valero
  Jelena Kostanić Tošić
  Sandra Načuk
6–0, 6–2
2001   Janette Husárová
  Tathiana Garbin
  Zsófia Gubacsi
  Dragana Zarić
6–1, 6–3
2002   Émilie Loit
  Catherine Barclay-Reitz
  Elena Bovina
  Zsófia Gubacsi
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
2003   Petra Mandula
  Elena Tatarkova
  Conchita Martínez Granados
  Tatiana Perebiynis
6–3, 6–1
2004   Petra Mandula (2)
  Barbara Schett
  Ágnes Szávay
  Virág Németh
6–3, 6–2
2005   Émilie Loit (2)
  Katarina Srebotnik
  Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Marta Marrero
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
2006   Janette Husárová (2)
  Michaëlla Krajicek
  Lucie Hradecká
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
2007   Ágnes Szávay
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
  Martina Müller
  Gabriela Navrátilová
7–5, 6–2
2008   Alizé Cornet
  Janette Husárová (3)
  Vanessa Henke
  Ioana Raluca Olaru
6–7(5–7), 6–1, [10–6]
2009   Alisa Kleybanova
  Monica Niculescu
  Alona Bondarenko
  Kateryna Bondarenko
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
2010   Tímea Bacsinszky
  Tathiana Garbin (2)
  Sorana Cîrstea
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
6–3, 6–3
2011   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Alicja Rosolska
  Natalie Grandin
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–2, 6–2
2012   Janette Husárová (4)
  Magdaléna Rybáriková
  Eva Birnerová
  Michaëlla Krajicek
6–4, 6–2
2013   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
  Nina Bratchikova
  Anna Tatishvili
6–4, 6–1
2014–2015 Not Held
↓   ITF $100,000 event   ↓
2016   Ema Burgić Bucko
  Georgina García Pérez
  Lenka Kunčíková
  Karolína Stuchlá
6–4, 2–6, [12–10]
↓  WTA International tournament  ↓
2017   Hsieh Su-wei
  Oksana Kalashnikova
  Arina Rodionova
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 4–6, [10–4]
2018   Georgina García Pérez
  Fanny Stollár
  Kirsten Flipkens
  Johanna Larsson
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
2019   Ekaterina Alexandrova
  Vera Zvonareva
  Fanny Stollár
  Heather Watson
6–4, 4–6, [10–7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA Announces Bucharest Open For 2014". Women's Tennis Association. 4 February 2014.

External linksEdit