2011 WTA Premier tournaments

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The 2011 WTA Premier tournaments are 20 of the tennis tournaments on the 2011 WTA Tour. The WTA Tour is the elite tour for women's professional tennis. The WTA Premier tournaments are divided into three levels which all rank below the Grand Slam events and above the WTA International tournaments.

Schedule[edit]

Premier Mandatory[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 March
(2 weeks)
BNP Paribas Open
United States Indian Wells, USA
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–1, 2–6, 6–3
France Marion Bartoli Russia Maria Sharapova
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
China Peng Shuai
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
India Sania Mirza
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–0, 7–5
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
22 March
(2 weeks)
Sony Ericsson Open
United States Miami, USA
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
6–1, 6–4
Russia Maria Sharapova Germany Andrea Petkovic
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Serbia Jelena Janković
Romania Alexandra Dulgheru
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Belgium Kim Clijsters
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
7–6(5), 2–6, [10–8]
United States Liezel Huber
Russia Nadia Petrova
2 May Mutua Madrid Open
Spain Madrid, Spain
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
7–6(3), 6–4
Belarus Victoria Azarenka Germany Julia Görges
China Li Na
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Maria Kirilenko
6–4, 6–3
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
3 October China Open
China Beijing, China
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
7–5, 0–6, 6–4
Germany Andrea Petkovic Italy Flavia Pennetta
Romania Monica Niculescu
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–3, 6–4
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

Premier 5[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
14 February Barclays Dubai Tennis
Championships

United Arab Emirates Dubai, UAE
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–1, 6–3
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova Serbia Jelena Janković
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Australia Samantha Stosur
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
United States Liezel Huber
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
7–6(5), 6–3
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
9 May Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Italy Rome, Italy
Russia Maria Sharapova
6–2, 6–4
Australia Samantha Stosur Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
China Li Na
Serbia Jelena Janković
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Hungary Gréta Arn
Italy Francesca Schiavone
China Peng Shuai
China Zheng Jie
6–2, 6–3
United States Vania King
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
8 August Rogers Cup
Canada Toronto, Canada
United States Serena Williams
6–4, 6–2
Australia Samantha Stosur Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Italy Roberta Vinci
Germany Andrea Petkovic
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
W/O
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Maria Kirilenko
15 August W&S Financial Group Women's Open
United States Cincinnati, USA
Russia Maria Sharapova
4–6, 7–6(3), 6–3
Serbia Jelena Janković Germany Andrea Petkovic
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Russia Nadia Petrova
China Peng Shuai
Australia Samantha Stosur
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
United States Vania King
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
South Africa Natalie Grandin
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
26 September Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo, Japan
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
6–3, 6–2
Russia Vera Zvonareva Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
France Marion Bartoli
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Maria Sharapova
United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
7–6(4), 0–6, [10–6]
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

Premier[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 January Medibank International Sydney
Australia Sydney, Australia
China Li Na
7–6(3), 6–3
Belgium Kim Clijsters Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Serbia Bojana Jovanovski
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová

4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
7 February Open GDF Suez
France Paris, France
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
6–4, 6–3
Belgium Kim Clijsters Estonia Kaia Kanepi
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Australia Jelena Dokić
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
Germany Andrea Petkovic
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Meghann Shaughnessy

6–4, 6–2
Russia Vera Dushevina
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
21 February Qatar Ladies Open
Qatar Doha, Qatar
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6–4, 6–4
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki France Marion Bartoli
Serbia Jelena Janković
Italy Flavia Pennetta
China Peng Shuai
Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

7–5, 6–7(2), [10–8]
United States Liezel Huber
Russia Nadia Petrova
4 April Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, USA
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–2, 6–3
Russia Elena Vesnina Serbia Jelena Janković
China Peng Shuai
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
United States Christina McHale
India Sania Mirza
Germany Julia Görges
India Sania Mirza
Russia Elena Vesnina

6–4, 6–4,
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
18 April Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Germany Stuttgart, Germany
Germany Julia Görges
7–6(3), 6–3
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Australia Samantha Stosur
Germany Andrea Petkovic
Germany Kristina Barrois
Germany Sabine Lisicki
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Germany Sabine Lisicki
Australia Samantha Stosur

6–1, 7–6(5)
Germany Kristina Barrois
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
16 May Brussels Ladies Open
Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
2–6, 6–3, 6–3
China Peng Shuai Italy Francesca Schiavone
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
Japan Ayumi Morita
Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
Romania Alexandra Dulgheru
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva

3–6, 6–0, [10–5]
Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
13 June Aegon International
United Kingdom Eastbourne, UK
France Marion Bartoli
6–1, 4–6, 7–5
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová Australia Samantha Stosur
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
United States Venus Williams
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

6–3, 6–0
United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
25 July Bank of the West Classic
United States Stanford, USA
United States Serena Williams
7–5, 6–1
France Marion Bartoli Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Germany Sabine Lisicki
New Zealand Marina Erakovic
Japan Ayumi Morita
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Russia Maria Sharapova
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Maria Kirilenko

6–1, 6–3
United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
1 August Mercury Insurance Open
United States San Diego, USA
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
6–3, 6–4
Russia Vera Zvonareva Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Germany Andrea Petkovic
Germany Sabine Lisicki
China Peng Shuai
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
United States Sloane Stephens
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

6–0, 6–2
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
22 August Pilot Pen Tennis at Yale
United States New Haven, USA
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–4, 6–1
Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská Italy Francesca Schiavone
China Li Na
United States Christina McHale
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
France Marion Bartoli
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Belarus Olga Govortsova

7–5, 6–2
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
17 October Kremlin Cup
Russia Moscow, Russia
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
3–6, 7–6(1), 7–5
Estonia Kaia Kanepi Russia Elena Vesnina
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Russia Vera Zvonareva
France Marion Bartoli
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Russia Vera Dushevina
United States Vania King
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova

7–6(3), 6–3
Australia Anastasia Rodionova
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva