Croatian Bol Ladies Open

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Croatian Bol Ladies Open
Tournament information
Founded 1991
Abolished 2003
Location Bol
Croatia
Category Tier III (1995, 2000-03)
Tier V (1991)
Tier IV (1996-99)
Surface Red Clay
Prize money $170,000 (2000-03)

Croatian Bol Ladies Open was an annual women's tennis tournament on the WTA Tour, played in the town of Bol on the Croatian Adriatic island of Brač. The tournament's first edition was held in late April 1991, and then again every year from 1995 to 2003. The tournament was then sold to the organizers of the Western & Southern Open and moved to Cincinnati.[1]

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Category Champion Runner-up Score
1991 V Italy Sandra Cecchini Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
1995[2] III Belgium Sabine Appelmans Germany Silke Meier 6–4, 6–3
1996 IV Italy Gloria Pizzichini Croatia Silvija Talaja 6–0, 6–2
1997 IV Croatia Mirjana Lučić United States Corina Morariu 7–5, 6–7, 7–6
1998 IVa Croatia Mirjana Lučić United States Corina Morariu 6–2, 6–4
1999 IV United States Corina Morariu France Julie Halard 6–2, 6–0
2000 III Slovenia Tina Pisnik France Amélie Mauresmo 7–6, 7–6
2001 III Spain Ángeles Montolio Argentina Mariana Díaz-Oliva 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
2002 III Sweden Åsa Svensson Croatia Iva Majoli 6–3, 4–6, 6–1
2003 III Russia Vera Zvonareva Spain Conchita Martínez G. 6–1, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Category Champions Runners-up Score
1991 V Italy Laura Golarsa
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Italy Sandra Cecchini
Italy Laura Garrone
walkover
1995[2] III Argentina Mercedes Paz
Canada Rene Simpson
Italy Laura Golarsa
Romania Irina Spîrlea
7–5, 6–2
1996 IV Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suárez
France Alexia Dechaume
France Alexandra Fusai
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
1997 IV Argentina Laura Montalvo
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
Argentina María José Gaidano
Austria Marion Maruska
6–3, 6–1
1998 IVa Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suárez
South Africa Joannette Kruger
Croatia Mirjana Lučić
walkover
1999 IV Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Romania Andreea Vanc
7–5, 6–7, 6–2
2000 III France Julie Halard
United States Corina Morariu
Slovenia Tina Križan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–2, 6–2
2001 III Spain María Martínez
Spain Anabel Medina
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Tina Pisnik
7–5, 6–4
2002 III Italy Tathiana Garbin
Indonesia Angelique Widjaja
Russia Elena Bovina
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
7–5, 3–6, 6–4
2003 III Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
6–3, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mason near to netting women's tennis deal
  2. ^ a b In 1995, the tournament was held in Zagreb.

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