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Korea Open (tennis)

The Korea Open is a professional women's tennis tournament held in Seoul, South Korea. Held since 2004, this WTA Tour event is an International tournament and is played at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center on outdoor hardcourts. In 2012 and 2013 it was sponsored by KDB (formerly sponsored by Hansol). In 2014, Kia Motors was the sponsor.

Korea Open
Tournament information
Founded2004; 15 years ago (2004)
LocationSeoul
South Korea
VenueSeoul Olympic Park Tennis Center
CategoryInternational
SurfaceHard / Outdoors
Draw32M/32Q/16D
Prize money$250,000
Websitevacancy
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesCzech Republic Karolína Muchová
Women's doublesSpain Lara Arruabarrena
Germany Tatjana Maria

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2004    Maria Sharapova   Marta Domachowska 6–1, 6–1
2005   Nicole Vaidišová   Jelena Janković 7–5, 6–3 
2006    Eleni Daniilidou   Ai Sugiyama 6–3, 2–6, 7–6(7–3)
2007   Venus Williams     Maria Kirilenko   6–3, 1–6, 6–4
2008   Maria Kirilenko   Samantha Stosur 2–6, 6–1, 6–4
2009   Kimiko Date-Krumm   Anabel Medina Garrigues 6–3, 6–3
2010   Alisa Kleybanova   Klára Zakopalová 6–1, 6–3
2011   María José Martínez Sánchez   Galina Voskoboeva 7–6(7–0), 7–6(7–2)
2012   Caroline Wozniacki   Kaia Kanepi 6–1, 6–0
2013   Agnieszka Radwańska   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–4
2014   Karolína Plíšková   Varvara Lepchenko 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
2015   Irina-Camelia Begu   Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6–3, 6–1
2016   Lara Arruabarrena   Monica Niculescu 6–0, 2–6, 6–0
2017   Jeļena Ostapenko   Beatriz Haddad Maia 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–4
2018   Kiki Bertens   Ajla Tomljanović 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–2
2019   Karolína Muchová   Magda Linette 6–1, 6–1

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2004   Jeon Mi-ra
  Cho Yoon-jeong
  Chuang Chia-jung
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 1–6, 7–5
2005   Chan Yung-jan
  Chuang Chia-jung
  Jill Craybas
  Natalie Grandin
6–2, 6–4
2006   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
  Chuang Chia-jung
  Mariana Díaz Oliva
6–2, 6–3
2007   Chuang Chia-jung (2)
  Hsieh Su-wei
  Eleni Daniilidou
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 6–2
2008   Chuang Chia-jung (3)
  Hsieh Su-wei (2)
  Vera Dushevina
  Maria Kirilenko
6–3, 6–0
2009   Chan Yung-jan (2)
  Abigail Spears
  Carly Gullickson
  Nicole Kriz
6–3, 6–4
2010   Julia Görges
  Polona Hercog
  Natalie Grandin
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–3, 6–4
2011   Natalie Grandin
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
  Vera Dushevina
  Galina Voskoboeva
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2012   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears (2)
  Akgul Amanmuradova
  Vania King
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
2013   Chan Chin-wei
  Xu Yifan
  Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
7–5, 6–3
2014   Lara Arruabarrena
  Irina-Camelia Begu
  Mona Barthel
  Mandy Minella
6–3, 6–3
2015   Lara Arruabarrena (2)
  Andreja Klepač
  Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10-6]
2016   Johanna Larsson
  Kirsten Flipkens
  Akiko Omae
  Peangtarn Plipuech
6–2, 6–3
2017   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson (2)
  Luksika Kumkhum
  Peangtarn Plipuech
6–4, 6–1
2018   Choi Ji-hee
  Han Na-lae
  Hsieh Shu-ying
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 6–2
2019   Lara Arruabarrena (3)
  Tatjana Maria
  Hayley Carter
  Luisa Stefani
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [10–7]

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