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The WTA Auckland Open (currently sponsored by ASB Bank and called the ASB Classic) is a professional women's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament is played annually, in the first week of January, at the ASB Tennis Centre in the suburb of Parnell, just east of the Central Business District. It is an International level tournament in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) World Tour. The equivalent men's event, the ATP Auckland Open, is played in the following week, immediately ahead of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open.

WTA Auckland Open
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Tournament information
Founded1986; 33 years ago (1986)
LocationAuckland
New Zealand
VenueASB Tennis Centre
CategoryInternational
SurfaceHard (Plexicushion) - outdoors
Draw32S / 32Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$250,000 (2019)
Websiteasbclassic.co.nz
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesGermany Julia Görges
Women's doublesCanada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Sofia Kenin
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia was the 2014 singles champion

Contents

Past resultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1986   Anne Hobbs   Louise Field 6–3, 6–1
1987   Gretchen Magers   Terry Phelps 6–2, 6–3
1988   Patty Fendick   Sara Gomer 6–3, 7–6
1989   Patty Fendick (2)   Belinda Cordwell 6–2, 6–0
1990   Leila Meskhi   Sabine Appelmans 6–1, 6–0
1991   Eva Švíglerová   Andrea Strnadová 6–2, 0–6, 6–1
1992   Robin White   Andrea Strnadová 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
1993   Elna Reinach   Caroline Kuhlman 6–0, 6–0
1994   Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen   Inés Gorrochategui 7–6(7–4), 6–3
1995   Nicole Bradtke   Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen 3–6, 6–2, 6–1
1996   Sandra Cacic   Barbara Paulus 6–3, 1–6, 6–4
1997   Marion Maruska   Judith Wiesner 6–3, 6–1
1998   Dominique van Roost   Silvia Farina Elia 4–6, 7–6, 7–5
1999   Julie Halard-Decugis   Dominique van Roost 6–4, 6–1
2000   Anne Kremer   Cara Black 6–4, 6–4
2001   Meilen Tu   Paola Suárez 7–6(10–8), 6–2
2002   Anna Smashnova   Tatiana Panova 6–2, 6–2
2003   Eleni Daniilidou   Cho Yoon-jeong 6–4, 4–6, 7–62
2004   Eleni Daniilidou (2)   Ashley Harkleroad 6–3, 6–2
2005   Katarina Srebotnik   Shinobu Asagoe 5–7, 7–5, 6–4
2006   Marion Bartoli   Vera Zvonareva 6–2, 6–2
2007   Jelena Janković   Vera Zvonareva 7–6(11–9), 5–7, 6–3
2008   Lindsay Davenport   Aravane Rezaï 6–2, 6–2
2009   Elena Dementieva   Elena Vesnina 6–4, 6–1
2010   Yanina Wickmayer   Flavia Pennetta 6–3, 6–2
2011   Gréta Arn   Yanina Wickmayer 6–3, 6–3
2012   Zheng Jie   Flavia Pennetta 2–6, 6–3, 2–0 ret.
2013   Agnieszka Radwańska   Yanina Wickmayer 6–4, 6–4
2014   Ana Ivanovic   Venus Williams 6–2, 5–7, 6–4
2015   Venus Williams   Caroline Wozniacki 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
2016   Sloane Stephens   Julia Görges 7–5, 6–2
2017   Lauren Davis   Ana Konjuh 6–3, 6–1
2018   Julia Görges   Caroline Wozniacki 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
2019   Julia Görges (2)   Bianca Andreescu 2–6, 7–5, 6–1

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1996   Els Callens
  Julie Halard-Decugis
  Jill Hetherington
  Kristine Radford
6–1, 6–0
1997   Janette Husárová
  Dominique Van Roost
  Aleksandra Olsza
  Elena Pampoulova
6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
1998   Nana Miyagi
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
  Julie Halard-Decugis
  Janette Husárová
7–6(7–1), 6–4
1999   Silvia Farina
  Barbara Schett
  Seda Noorlander
  Marlene Weingärtner
6–2, 7–6(7–2)
2000   Cara Black
  Alexandra Fusai
  Barbara Schwartz
  Patricia Wartusch
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
2001   Alexandra Fusai (2)
  Rita Grande
  Emmanuelle Gagliardi
  Barbara Schett
7–6(7–4), 6–3
2002   Nicole Arendt
  Liezel Huber
  Květa Hrdličková
  Henrieta Nagyová
7–5, 6–4
2003   Teryn Ashley
  Abigail Spears
  Cara Black
  Elena Likhovtseva
6–2, 2–6, 6–0
2004   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Jelena Kostanić
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
7–6(8–6), 3–6, 6–1
2005   Shinobu Asagoe
  Katarina Srebotnik
  Leanne Baker
  Francesca Lubiani
6–3, 6–3
2006   Elena Likhovtseva
  Vera Zvonareva
  Émilie Loit
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–4
2007   Janette Husárová (2)
  Paola Suárez
  Hsieh Su-wei
  Shikha Uberoi
6–0, 6–2
2008   Mariya Koryttseva
  Lilia Osterloh
  Martina Müller
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–3, 6–4
2009   Nathalie Dechy
  Mara Santangelo
  Nuria Llagostera Vives
  Arantxa Parra Santonja
4–6, 7–6(7–3), 12–10
2010   Cara Black (2)
  Liezel Huber (2)
  Natalie Grandin
  Laura Granville
7–6(7-4), 6–2
2011   Květa Peschke
  Katarina Srebotnik (2)
  Sofia Arvidsson
  Marina Erakovic
6–3, 6–0
2012   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
  Julia Görges
  Flavia Pennetta
6–7(2–7), 6–2, [10–7]
2013   Cara Black (3)
  Anastasia Rodionova
  Julia Görges
  Yaroslava Shvedova
2–6, 6–2, [10–5]
2014   Sharon Fichman
  Maria Sanchez
  Lucie Hradecká
  Michaëlla Krajicek
2–6, 6–0, [10–4]
2015   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
  Shuko Aoyama
  Renata Voráčová
6–2, 6–1
2016   Elise Mertens
  An-Sophie Mestach
  Danka Kovinić
  Barbora Strýcová
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
2017   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
  Demi Schuurs
  Renata Voráčová
6–2, 6–2
2018   Sara Errani (2)
  Bibiane Schoofs
  Eri Hozumi
  Miyu Kato
7–5, 6–1
2019   Eugenie Bouchard
  Sofia Kenin
  Paige Mary Hourigan
  Taylor Townsend
1–6, 6–1, [10–7]

Original Auckland OpenEdit

1974–1982 singlesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1974   Evonne Goolagong   Ann Kiyomura 6–3, 6–1
1975   Evonne Goolagong (2)   Linda Mottram 6–2, 7–5
1976   Sue Barker   Helga Niessen Masthoff 6–5, abandoned
rainout, title shared
1977   Heidi Eisterlehner   Karen Krantzcke 6–4, 6–4
1978   Helena Anliot   Marilyn Tesch 6–4, 6–3
1979   Pam Whytcross   Brenda Perry 6–3, 7–5
1980   Janet Newberry   Judy Connor Chaloner 6–2, 6–1
1981   Pam Whytcross (2)   Chris Newton 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
1982   Susan Hagey   Belinda Cordwell 6–4, 6–2

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