Torneo Internazionale Regione Piemonte

The Torneo Internazionale Regione Piemonte (also called the Biella Challenger) was a women's professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. The event was classified as an ITF $100,000 Tournament. It was held annually in Biella, Italy, from 2000 to 2012.

Torneo Internazionale Regione Piemonte
ITF Women's Tour
Event nameTorneo Internazionale Regione Piemonte
LocationBiella, Italy
VenueCircolo Tennis Biella
CategoryITF Women's Circuit
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
Draw32S/32Q/16D
Prize moneyUS$100,000
Websitewww.itfbiella.com
Romanian Alexandra Cadanțu was the 2011 singles champion
Czech Renata Voráčová has won four titles here- 1 in singles and 3 in doubles. She was also runner-up on 3 other doubles occasions.
Future World No. 2, Polish Agnieszka Radwańska, was the singles champion here in 2007.

HistoryEdit

The tournament began as an ITF $10,000 event in 2000. It was upgraded to a $25,000 event in 2001. From 2002 to 2006, it was a $50,000 event. Since 2007, it has been a $100,000 event.

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2012   Johanna Larsson   Anna Tatishvili 6–3, 6–4
2011   Alexandra Cadanțu   Mariana Duque-Mariño 6–4, 6–3
2010   Renata Voráčová   Zuzana Ondrášková 6–4, 6–2
2009   Petra Martić   Sharon Fichman 7–5, 6–4
2008   Mara Santangelo   Jelena Kostanić Tošić 6–3, 6–1
2007   Agnieszka Radwańska   Karin Knapp 6–3, 6–3
2006   Stéphanie Foretz   Tathiana Garbin 7–5, 3–1r
2005   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Giulia Gabba 6–2, 6–4
2004   Květa Peschke   Virginie Razzano 6–1, 6–1
2003   Henrieta Nagyová   Zsófia Gubacsi 6–3, 6–1
2002   Flavia Pennetta   Sandra Kleinová 6–3, 6–2
2001   Dally Randriantefy   Joana Cortez 6–1, 6–1
2000   Maja Matevžič   Nathalie Viérin 6–0, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2012   Eva Hrdinová
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Sandra Klemenschits
  Tatjana Malek
1–6, 6–3, 10–8
2011   Lara Arruabarrena Vecino
  Ekaterina Ivanova
  Janette Husárová
  Renata Voráčová
6–3, 0–6, 10–3
2010   Mariya Koryttseva
  Raluca Olaru
  Andreja Klepač
  Aurélie Védy
7–5, 6–4
2009   Sandra Klemenschits
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
  Darya Kustova
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–3, 10–6
2008   Renata Voráčová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
  Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Arantxa Parra Santonja
4–6, 6–0, 10–5
2007   Maret Ani
  Kaia Kanepi
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Renata Voráčová
6–4, 6–1
2006   Barbora Strýcová
  Renata Voráčová
  Lucie Hradecká
  Michaela Paštiková
6–3, 6–2
2005   Lucie Hradecká
  Renata Voráčová
  Maret Ani
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2004   Erica Krauth
  Martina Müller
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Darija Jurak
6–2, 6–3
2003   Ľubomíra Kurhajcová
  Libuše Průšová
  Martina Müller
  Lenka Němečková
6–2, 6–4
2002   Lubomira Bacheva
  Eva Bes Ostáriz
  María José Martínez Sánchez
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
7–5, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
2001   Joana Cortez
  Vanessa Menga
  Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 6–3
2000   Kirstin Freye
  Adrienn Hegedűs
  Eva Fislová
  Zuzana Hejdová
6–2, 6–4

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