The Morocco Open or Rabat Grand Prix (for sponsorship reasons called the Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem), is a women's professional tennis tournament currently held in Rabat, Morocco. This WTA Tour event is classified as an International tournament and is played on outdoor clay courts. It is the only WTA tournament held in Africa.
Rabat (since 2016)
|Category||Tier V (2001–2004)|
Tier IV (2005–2008)
International (since 2009)
|Surface||Clay - outdoors|
|Draw||32S / 32Q / 16D|
|Prize money||US$250,000 (2019)|
|Current champions (2019)|
|Women's singles||Maria Sakkari|
|Women's doubles|| María José Martínez Sánchez|
Sara Sorribes Tormo
The event started in July 2001 in Casablanca, Morocco. It stayed in that city until 2005, when it was moved to Rabat the first time. In 2007, the tournament changed location again, this time to Fez. In 2013 it was relocated to Marrakesh, before returning to Rabat in 2016.
From 2005 through 2008, the tournament was a Tier IV event. Before 2005, it was a Tier V event.
- "Wta tournament info". Retrieved 27 April 2016.