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The St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy (formerly known as the Ladies Neva Cup) is a tournament for professional female tennis players played on indoor hardcourts. The event is classified as a WTA Premier tournament and was first held in Saint Petersburg in 2003.

St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy
Ladies Neva Cup.jpg
Tournament information
TourWTA Tour
LocationSaint Petersburg, Russia
VenueSibur Arena
Dynamo Tennis Club
SurfaceHard - indoors
Draw28S / 32Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$823,000 (2019)
Websiteformulatx.com
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesNetherlands Kiki Bertens
Women's doublesRussia Margarita Gasparyan
Russia Ekaterina Makarova

HistoryEdit

The event is held since 2003 in St. Petersburg. It was an ITF Women's Circuit event until 2015. In 2016, it was upgraded to a WTA Premier tournament in 2016, offering a prize money of $753,000, up from only $25,000 and $50,000 in previous years.

The event replaced the Proximus Diamond Games on the WTA tour from 2016.

Past finals[1]Edit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
↓   ITF event   ↓
2003   Evgenia Linetskaya   Tatsiana Uvarova 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
2004   Anastasiya Yakimova   Emma Laine 3–6, 6–2, 6–1
2005   Ekaterina Bychkova   Emma Laine 6–1, 6–2
2006   Alberta Brianti   Alla Kudryavtseva 6–1, 6–4
2007 Not Held
2008   Magdaléna Rybáriková   Anna Lapushchenkova 6–4, 6–2
2009–14 Not Held
2015   Jeļena Ostapenko   Patricia Maria Țig 3–6, 7–5, 6–2
↓  WTA Premier tournament   ↓
2016   Roberta Vinci   Belinda Bencic 6–4, 6–3
2017   Kristina Mladenovic   Yulia Putintseva 6–2, 6–7(3–7), 6–4
2018   Petra Kvitová   Kristina Mladenovic 6–1, 6–2
2019   Kiki Bertens   Donna Vekić 7–6(7–2), 6–4

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
↓   ITF event   ↓
2003   Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
  Galina Fokina
  Irina Bulykina
  Elena Yaryshka
6–0, 6–3
2004   Maria Goloviznina
  Evgenia Kulikovskaya
  Darya Kustova
  Elena Tatarkova
7–5, 6–1
2005   Nina Bratchikova
  Ekaterina Makarova
  Ekaterina Kosminskaya
  Alla Kudryavtseva
7–6(7–2), 6–2
2006   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  Yulia Solonitskaya
  Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Alla Kudryavtseva
6–1, 6–4
2007 Not Held
2008   Nikola Fraňková
  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2)
  Nina Bratchikova
  Vasilisa Davydova
6–2, 6–2
2009–14 Not Held
2015   Viktorija Golubic
  Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  Stéphanie Foretz
  Ana Vrljić
6–4, 7–5
↓  WTA Premier tournament   ↓
2016   Martina Hingis
  Sania Mirza
  Vera Dushevina
  Barbora Krejčíková
6–3, 6–1
2017   Jeļena Ostapenko
  Alicja Rosolska
  Darija Jurak
  Xenia Knoll
3–6, 6–2, [10–5]
2018   Timea Bacsinszky
  Vera Zvonareva
  Alla Kudryavtseva
  Katarina Srebotnik
2–6, 6–1, [10–3]
2019   Margarita Gasparyan
  Ekaterina Makarova (2)
  Anna Kalinskaya
  Viktória Kužmová
7–5, 7–5

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