2015 WTA Tour

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2015 WTA Tour
Details
Duration January 5, 2015 – N/A
Edition 45th
Tournaments 57
Achievements
Awards
Player of the year N/A
Most improved player of the year N/A
Newcomer of the year N/A
Comeback player of the year N/A
2014
2016

The 2015 WTA Tour is the elite professional tennis circuit organized by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for the 2015 tennis season. The 2015 WTA Tour calendar comprises the Grand Slam tournaments (supervised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)), the WTA Premier tournaments (Premier Mandatory, Premier 5, and regular Premier), the WTA International tournaments, the Fed Cup (organized by the ITF), and the year-end championships (the WTA Tour Championships and the WTA Elite Trophy). Also included in the 2015 calendar is the Hopman Cup, which is organized by the ITF and does not distribute ranking points.[1]

Schedule[edit]

This is the complete schedule of events on the 2015 calendar, with player progression documented from the quarterfinals stage.

Key
Grand Slam tournaments
Year-end championships
WTA Premier Mandatory
WTA Premier 5
WTA Premier
WTA International
Team events

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
January 5 2015 Hopman Cup
Australia Perth, Australia
ITF Mixed Teams Championships
$1,000,000 – Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
Brisbane International
Australia Brisbane, Australia
WTA Premier
$1,000,000 – Hard – 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
ASB Classic
New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Shenzhen Open
China Shenzhen, China
WTA International
$500,000 – Hard – 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
January 12 Apia International Sydney
Australia Sydney, Australia
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard – 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Moorilla Hobart International
Australia Hobart, Australia
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
January 19
January 26
Australian Open
Australia Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$12,122,762 – Hard
128S/96Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw – Mixed Draw
vs. vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
/ vs. /
/ vs. /

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
February 2 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinals
Canada TBD, Canada
Italy TBD, Italy
Poland TBD, Poland
Germany TBD, Germany
Quarterfinals winners
Quarterfinals losers
February 9 BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games
Belgium Antwerp, Belgium
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard (i) – 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
PTT Pattaya Open
Thailand Pattaya City, Thailand
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
February 16 Dubai Tennis Championships
United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WTA Premier 5
$2,513,000 – Hard – 54S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Rio Open
Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
February 23 Qatar Total Open
Qatar Doha, Qatar
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard – 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Abierto Mexicano TELCEL
Mexico Acapulco, Mexico
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
March 2 Monterrey Open
Mexico Monterrey, Mexico
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
BMW Malaysian Open
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
March 9
March 16
BNP Paribas Open
United States Indian Wells, United States
WTA Premier Mandatory
$5,185,625 – Hard – 96S/48Q/32D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
March 23
March 30
Sony Open Tennis
United States Miami, United States
WTA Premier Mandatory
$5,185,625 – Hard – 96S/48Q/32D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
April 6 Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, United States
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Clay (Green) – 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
BNP Paribas Katowice Open
Poland Katowice, Poland
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
April 13 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinals
TBD
TBD
Semifinals winners
Semifinals losers
Copa Colsanitas
Colombia Bogotá, Colombia
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
April 20 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Germany Stuttgart, Germany
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Clay (Red) (i) – 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
April 27 Marrakech Grand Prix
Morocco Marrakesh, Morocco
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
May 4 Mutua Madrid Open
Spain Madrid, Spain
WTA Premier Mandatory
€4,033,254 – Clay (Red) – 64S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
May 11 Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Italy Rome, Italy
WTA Premier 5
$2,513,000 – Clay (Red) – 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
May 18 Internationaux de Strasbourg
France Strasbourg, France
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
May 25
June 1
French Open
France Paris, France
Grand Slam
$11,315,740 – Clay (Red)
128S/96Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw – Mixed Draw
vs. vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
/ vs. /
/ vs. /

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
June 8 Aegon Nottingham Challenge
United Kingdom Nottingham, United Kingdom
WTA International
$250,000 – Grass – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Topshelf Open
Netherlands 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
WTA International
$250,000 – Grass – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
June 15 Aegon Classic
United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Grass – 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
June 22 Aegon International
United Kingdom Eastbourne, United Kingdom
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Grass – 48S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
June 29
July 6
The Championships, Wimbledon
United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Grand Slam
$11,174,883 – Grass
128S/96Q/64D/16Q/48X
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw – Mixed Draw
vs. vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
/ vs. /
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July[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
July 13 BRD Bucharest Open
Romania Bucharest, Romania
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Swedish Open
Sweden Båstad, Sweden
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
July 20 Istanbul Cup
Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Gastein Ladies
Austria Bad Gastein, Austria
WTA International
$250,000 – Clay (Red) – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
July 27 Baku Cup
Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Brasil Tennis Cup
Brazil Florianópolis, Brazil
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
August 3 Bank of the West Classic
United States Stanford, United States
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard – 28S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Citi Open
United States Washington D.C., United States
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
August 10 Rogers Cup
Canada Toronto, Canada
WTA Premier 5
$2,513,000 – Hard – 56S/48Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
August 17 Western & Southern Open
United States Cincinnati, United States
WTA Premier 5
$2,513,000 – Hard – 56S/48Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
August 24 New Haven Open at Yale
United States New Haven, United States
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard – 30S/48Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
August 31
September 7
US Open
United States New York City, United States
Grand Slam
$11,517,008 – Hard
128S/128Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw – Mixed Draw
vs. vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
vs.
/ vs. /
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September[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
September 14 Bell Challenge
Canada Quebec City, Canada
WTA International
$250,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
HP Japan Women's Open Tennis
Japan Osaka, Japan
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
September 21 Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo, Japan
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard – 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
KDB Korea Open
South Korea Seoul, South Korea
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Guangzhou International Women's Open
China Guangzhou, China
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
September 28 Wuhan Tennis Open
China Wuhan, China
WTA Premier 5
$2,513,000 – Hard – 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Tashkent Open
Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
October 5 China Open
China Beijing, China
WTA Premier Mandatory
$5,185,625 – Hard – 60S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
October 12 Generali Ladies Linz
Austria Linz, Austria
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Hong Kong Open
Hong Kong Hong Kong
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
Tianjin Open
China Tianjin, China
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
October 19 Kremlin Cup
Russia Moscow, Russia
WTA Premier
$731,000 – Hard (i) – 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open
Luxembourg Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
WTA International
$250,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
October 26 WTA Finals
Singapore Singapore
Year-end championships
$6,500,000 – Hard (i) – 8S (RR)/8D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs

/
vs
/

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
November 2 WTA Elite Trophy[2]
China Zhuhai, China
Year-end championships
$2,150,000 – Hard (i) – 12S/6D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
vs vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
vs
/
vs
/
November 9 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final
TBA

Key[edit]

Grand Slam tournaments
Year-end championships
WTA Premier Mandatory
WTA Premier 5
WTA Premier
WTA International

Points distribution[edit]

Category W F SF QF R16 R32 R64 R128 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Grand Slam (S) 2000 1300 780 430 240 130 70 10 40 30 20 2
Grand Slam (D) 2000 1300 780 430 240 130 10 48
WTA Championships (S) +450 +360 (230 for each win, 70 for each loss)
WTA Championships (D) 1500 1050 690
WTA Premier Mandatory (96S) 1000 650 390 215 120 65 35 10 30 20 2
WTA Premier Mandatory (64S) 1000 650 390 215 120 65 10 30 20 2
WTA Premier Mandatory (28/32D) 1000 650 390 215 120 10
WTA Premier 5 (56S) 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 12 1
WTA Premier 5 (28D) 900 585 350 190 105 1
WTA Premier (56S) 470 305 180 100 55 30 1 12 8 1
WTA Premier (32S) 470 305 180 100 55 1 25 16 10 1
WTA Premier (16D) 470 305 180 100 1
Tournament of Champions +195 +75 (60 for each win, 25 for each loss)
WTA International (56S) 280 180 110 60 30 15 1 10 6 1
WTA International (32S) 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 14 10 1
WTA International (16D) 280 180 110 60 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 WTA calendar" (PDF). wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. Retrieved 2013-12-25. 
  2. ^ "WTA Elite Trophy To Debut In Zhuhai". WTA Tour. 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2014-10-09. 

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