Soweto Open

The Soweto Open was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour and the ITF Women's tour as a $50,000+H event. It was held at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in the Soweto urban area of Johannesburg, South Africa, from 2009 to 2011. The event was not held in 2012 and came back to the ITF Women's Circuit and the ATP Challenger Tour in 2013. In 2013 on the ITF Women's Circuit, the even was downgraded from a $100,000+H to $50,000+H.

Soweto Open
2009 Soweto Open.jpg
Tournament information
Event nameSoweto Open
LocationJohannesburg, South Africa
VenueArthur Ashe Tennis Centre
SurfaceHard
WebsiteWebsite
ATP World Tour
CategoryATP Challenger Tour
Draw32S/17Q/16D
Prize money$100,000+H
WTA Tour
CategoryITF Women's Circuit 50K+H
Draw32S/32Q/16D
Prize money$50,000+H

Past finalsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2013   Vasek Pospisil   Michał Przysiężny 6–7(7–9), 6–0, 4–1 ret.
2012 Not held
2011   Izak van der Merwe   Rik de Voest 6–7(2–7), 7–5, 6–3
2010   Dustin Brown   Izak van der Merwe 7–6(7–2), 6–3
2009   Fabrice Santoro   Rik de Voest 7–5, 6–4

Women's SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2013   Tímea Babos   Chanel Simmonds 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 6–1
2012 Not held
2011   Valeria Savinykh   Petra Cetkovská 6–1, 6–3
2010   Nina Bratchikova   Tamarine Tanasugarn 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
2009   Anastasija Sevastova   Eva Hrdinová 6–2, 6–2

Men's DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2013   Prakash Amritraj
  Rajeev Ram
  Purav Raja
  Divij Sharan
7–6(7–1), 7–6(7–1)
2012 Not held
2011   Michael Kohlmann
  Alexander Peya
  Andre Begemann
  Matthew Ebden
6–2, 6–2
2010   Nicolas Mahut
  Lovro Zovko
  Raven Klaasen
  Izak van der Merwe
6–2, 6–2
2009   George Bastl
  Chris Guccione
  Michail Elgin
  Alexandre Kudryavtsev
6–2, 4–6, [11–9]

Women's DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2013   Magda Linette
  Chanel Simmonds
  Samantha Murray
  Jade Windley
6–1, 6–3
2012 Not held
2011 Play cancelled due to heavy rain and flooding.
2010   Vitalia Diatchenko
  Irini Georgatou
  Marina Erakovic
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 5–7, [16–14]
2009   Naomi Cavaday
  Lesia Tsurenko
  Kristína Kučová
  Anastasija Sevastova
6–2, 2–6, [11–9]

External linksEdit