2013 WTA Premier tournaments

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The 2013 WTA Premier tournaments are 21 of the tennis tournaments on the 2013 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
4 March
(2 weeks)
BNP Paribas Open
United States Indian Wells, USA
Russia Maria Sharapova
6–2, 6–2
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Germany Angelique Kerber
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Australia Samantha Stosur
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Italy Sara Errani
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina

6–0, 5–7, [10–6]
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
18 March
(2 weeks)
Sony Open Tennis
United States Miami, USA
United States Serena Williams
4–6, 6–3, 6–0
Russia Maria Sharapova Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Serbia Jelena Janković
China Li Na
Belgium Kirsten Flipkens
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

6–1, 7–6(7–2)
United States Lisa Raymond
United Kingdom Laura Robson
6 May Mutua Madrid Open
Spain Madrid, Spain
United States Serena Williams
6–1, 6–4
Russia Maria Sharapova Italy Sara Errani
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Germany Angelique Kerber
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová

6–2, 6–4
Zimbabwe Cara Black
New Zealand Marina Erakovic
30 September China Open
China Beijing, China
United States Serena Williams
6–2, 6–2
Serbia Jelena Jankovic Poland Agnieszka Radwanska
Czech Republic Petra Kvitova
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Germany Angelique Kerber
China Li Na
Czech Republic Lucie Safarova
Zimbabwe Cara Black
India Sania Mirza

6–2, 6–2
Russia Vera Dushevina
Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja

Premier 5[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
11 February Qatar Total Open
Qatar Doha, Qatar
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
7–6(8–6), 2–6, 6–3
United States Serena Williams Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Russia Maria Sharapova
Italy Sara Errani
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Australia Samantha Stosur
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci

2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
13 May Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Italy Rome, Italy
United States Serena Williams
6–1, 6–3
Belarus Victoria Azarenka Romania Simona Halep
Italy Sara Errani
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
Serbia Jelena Janković
Australia Samantha Stosur
Russia Maria Sharapova
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
China Peng Shuai

4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
5 August Canadian Open
Canada Toronto, Canada
United States Serena Williams
6–2, 6–0
Romania Sorana Cirstea Poland Agnieszka Radwanska
China Li Na
Slovakia Magdalena Rybarikova
Italy Sara Errani
Slovakia Dominika Cibulkova
Czech Republic Petra Kvitova
Serbia Jelena Jankovic
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

5–7, 6–2, [10–6]
Germany Anna-Lena Groenefeld
Czech Republic Kveta Peschke
12 August Western & Southern Open
United States Cincinnati, USA
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
2–6, 6–2, 7–6(8–6)
United States Serena Williams China Li Na
Serbia Jelena Jankovic
Romania Simona Halep
Poland Agnieszka Radwanska
Italy Roberta Vinci
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Chinese Taipei Su-Wei Hsieh
China Shuai Peng

2–6, 6–3, [12–10]
Germany Anna-Lena Groenefeld
Czech Republic Kveta Peschke
23 September Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo, Japan
Czech Republic Petra Kvitova
6–2, 0–6, 6–3
Germany Angelique Kerber United States Venus Williams
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Canada Eugenie Bouchard
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Czech Republic Lucie Safarova
Poland Agnieszka Radwanska
Zimbabwe Cara Black
India Sania Mirza

4–6, 6–0, [11–9]
Chinese Taipei Hao-Ching Chan
United States Liezel Huber

Premier[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
31 December 2013 Brisbane International
Australia Brisbane, Australia
United States Serena Williams
6–2, 6–1
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko
Kazakhstan Ksenia Pervak
United States Sloane Stephens
Germany Angelique Kerber
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
India Sania Mirza

4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
7 January 2013 Apia International Sydney
Australia Sydney, Australia
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
6–0, 6–0
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková China Li Na
Germany Angelique Kerber
Italy Roberta Vinci
United States Madison Keys
Italy Sara Errani
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

6-3, 6-4
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
28 January Open GDF Suez
France Paris, France
Germany Mona Barthel
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Italy Sara Errani Netherlands Kiki Bertens
France Kristina Mladenovic
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
France Marion Bartoli
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci

6–1, 6–1
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
United States Liezel Huber
18 February Barclays Dubai Tennis
Championships

United Arab Emirates Dubai, UAE
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
6–2, 1–6, 6–1
Italy Sara Errani Italy Roberta Vinci
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Russia Nadia Petrova
Australia Samantha Stosur
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
France Marion Bartoli
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
India Sania Mirza

6–4, 2–6, [10–7]
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
1 April Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, USA
United States Serena Williams
3–6, 6–0, 6–2
Serbia Jelena Janković United States Venus Williams
Switzerland Stefanie Vögele
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
United States Madison Keys
Canada Eugenie Bouchard
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
France Kristina Mladenovic
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová

6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
United States Liezel Huber
22 April Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Germany Stuttgart, Germany
Russia Maria Sharapova
6–4, 6–3
China Li Na Germany Angelique Kerber
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
Germany Sabine Lisicki
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Germany Mona Barthel
Germany Sabine Lisicki

6–4, 7–5
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
India Sania Mirza
20 May Brussels Open
Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
6–2, 7–5
China Peng Shuai Switzerland Romina Oprandi
United States Jamie Hampton
China Zheng Jie
United States Sloane Stephens
United States Varvara Lepchenko
Italy Roberta Vinci
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Czech Republic Květa Peschke

6–0, 6–3
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Israel Shahar Pe'er
17 June Aegon International
United Kingdom Eastbourne, UK
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–2, 6–1
United States Jamie Hampton Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
Czech Republic Lucie Safarova
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Maria Kirilenko
China Li Na
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

6–3, 6–3
Romania Monica Niculescu
Czech Republic Klara Zakopalova
22 July Bank of the West Classic
United States Stanford, USA
Slovakia Dominika Cibulkova
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Poland Agnieszka Radwanska United States Jamie Hampton
Romania Sorana Cirstea
United States Varvara Lepchenko
Russia Vera Dushevina
Poland Urszula Radwanska
Belarus Olga Govortsova
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears

6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Germany Julia Goerges
Croatia Darija Jurak
29 July Southern California Open
United States Carlsbad, USA
Australia Samantha Stosur
6–2, 6–3
Belarus Victoria Azarenka Serbia Ana Ivanovic
France Virginie Razzano
Poland Urszula Radwanska
Italy Roberta Vinci
Czech Republic Petra Kvitova
Poland Agnieszka Radwanska
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears

6–4, 6–1
Chinese Taipei Hao-Ching Chan
Slovakia Janette Husarova
19 August New Haven Open at Yale
United States New Haven, USA
Romania Simona Halep
6–2, 6–2
Czech Republic Petra Kvitova Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Czech Republic Klara Zakopalova
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
United States Sloane Stephens
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Russia Elena Vesnina
India Sania Mirza
China Jie Zheng

6–3, 6–4
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
14 October Kremlin Cup
Russia Moscow, Russia
Romania Simona Halep
7–6(7–1), 6–2
Australia Samantha Stosur Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchova
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Italy Roberta Vinci
Australia Samantha Stosur
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova

6–1, 1–6, [10–8]
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
Australia Anastasia Rodionova