WTA Knokke-Heist

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The WTA Knokke-Heist, also known by its sponsored name Sanex Trophy, was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Knokke-Heist, Belgium. As a Tier IVa and Tier IV category event it was part of the WTA Tour. The last edition of the tournament was held in Brussels and named French Community Championships.[1]

WTA Knokke-Heist
Defunct tennis tournament
TourWTA Tour
Founded1999
Abolished2002
Editions4
LocationKnokke, Belgium (1999–2001)
Brussels, Belgium (2002)
CategoryTier IVa (1999)
Tier IV (2000–2002)
SurfaceClay / outdoor

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1999   María Sánchez Lorenzo   Denisa Chládková 6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–2
2000   Anna Smashnova   Dominique van Roost 6–2, 7–5
2001   Iroda Tulyaganova   Gala León García 6–2, 6–3
2002   Myriam Casanova   Arantxa Sánchez 4–6, 6–2, 6–1

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1999   Eva Martincová
  Elena Wagner
  Evgenia Koulikovskaya
  Sandra Naćuk
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
2000   Giulia Casoni
  Iroda Tulyaganova
  Catherine Barclay
  Eva Dyrberg
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
2001   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Magüi Serna
  Ruxandra Dragomir
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
6–4, 6–3
2002   Barbara Schwartz
  Jasmin Wöhr
  Tathiana Garbin
  Arantxa Sánchez
6–2, 0–6, 6–4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA-tennistoernooi Knokke verhuist naar Brussel". Gazet van Antwerpen (in Dutch). 12 November 2001.