Baku Cup

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Baku Cup
Tournament information
Location Baku
Azerbaijan
Venue Baku Tennis Academy
Category International
Surface Hardcourt / outdoor
Draw 32S / 32SQ / 16D
Prize money US$ 220,000, €175,000
Website bakucup.az
Current champions
Women's singles Ukraine Elina Svitolina
Women's doubles Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova

The Baku Cup is a professional women's tennis tournament held in Baku, Azerbaijan. It made its debut on the 2011 WTA Tour and as one of the international tier of events.[1] This WTA Tour event is an international tournament and is played at the Baku Tennis Academy on outdoor hardcourts.

History[edit]

Baku Cup is the first WTA event to be held in the city. It became the first professional tennis tournament hosted by the country, with the inaugural event beginning on 18 July 2011.[2] The event offered $220,000 in prize money and was played on outdoor hard courts with a field of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams.[2]

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2013 Ukraine Elina Svitolina Israel Shahar Pe'er 6–4, 6–4
2012 Serbia Bojana Jovanovski United States Julia Cohen 6–3, 6–1
2011 Russia Vera Zvonareva Russia Ksenia Pervak 6–1, 6–4

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2013 Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Greece Eleni Daniilidou
Serbia Aleksandra Krunić
4–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–4]
2012 Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Russia Valeria Solovieva
Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Italy Alberta Brianti
6–3, 6–2
2011 Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
Romania Monica Niculescu
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 WTA Tour Calendar". WTA. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011. Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b "WTA Welcomes Baku". WTA Tour. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 

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