2003 ITF Women's Circuit

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The ITF Women's Circuit is the second tier tour for women's professional tennis organised by the International Tennis Federation, and is the tier below the WTA Tour. In 2003, the ITF Women's circuit included tournaments with prize money ranging from $10,000 to $75,000. In addition to the traditional tournament format, there were also three four-week circuits each worth $40,000 in prize money.

The ITF world champions in 2003 were Justine Henin-Hardenne (senior singles), Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suárez (senior doubles), Kirsten Flipkens (junior singles) and Andrea Hlaváčková (junior doubles).[1]

Tournament breakdown by region[edit]

Region Number of events Total prize money
Africa 16 $160,000
Asia 48 $820,000
Europe 179 $3,225,000
North America* 65 $1,770,000
Oceania 12 $225,000
South America 12 $135,000
Total 322 $6,335,000

*Includes information for events in Central America and the Caribbean

Singles titles by nation[edit]

Rank Nation Titles won
1. Czech Republic Czech Republic 23
2. United States USA 18
3. Spain Spain 16
4. Japan Japan 15
5. France France 13
6. Germany Germany 12
7. India India 11
8. Argentina Argentina 10
= Australia Australia 10
= Croatia Croatia 10
= Russia Russia 10
12. Austria Austria 9
= Brazil Brazil 9
= Hungary Hungary 9
15. Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 8
= Ukraine Ukraine 8
17. Italy Italy 7
= Romania Romania 7
= Slovakia Slovakia 7
20. Bulgaria Bulgaria 6
= Netherlands Netherlands 6
= Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 6

This list displays only the top 22 nations in terms of singles titles wins.

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