Danish Open (tennis)

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Danish Open
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Tournament information
Founded 2008
Abolished 2012
Location Copenhagen
Denmark
Venue Farum Arena
Surface Hard / indoors
Draw 32S/32Q/16D
Prize money $220,000

The Danish Open (sponsored as the e-Boks Open) was a professional women's tennis tournament played 2010–12 on indoor hard courts in Farum, Denmark north of Copenhagen. The event was affiliated with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), and is an International-level tournament on the WTA Tour. The tournament may be viewed as a continuation of the ITF event 2008 Nordea Danish Open in Odense. A plan to change surface to red clay in 2012, still played indoors in Farum, was dropped due to the cost.[1]

The tournament was selected to be held in April until at least 2015,[2] however on November 9, 2012 the event was cancelled from the 2013 WTA Tour and replaced by a new tournament Katowice Open held in Katowice, Poland.[3]

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up  Score
2012 Germany Angelique Kerber Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 6–4, 6–4
2011 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 6–1, 6–4
2010 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
↑   WTA International event   ↑
2009 Not Held
2008 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Sweden Sofia Arvidsson 6–2, 6–1
↑   ITF 100K event   ↑

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2012 Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm
Japan Rika Fujiwara
Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
6–2, 4–6, [10–5]
2011 Sweden Johanna Larsson
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
France Kristina Mladenovic
Poland Katarzyna Piter
6–3, 6–3
2010 Germany Julia Görges
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
6–4, 6–4
↑   WTA International event   ↑
2009 Not Held
2008 United Kingdom Sarah Borwell
United States Courtney Nagle
Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
6–4, 6–4
↑   ITF 100K event   ↑

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Vinkel, Per Colstrup. "Farum dropper dyr plan" [Farum drops expensive plan]. politiken.dk (in Danish). Politiken. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Ingemann, Nikolaj (23 February 2012). "WTA-turnering bliver i Farum" [WTA tournament stays in Farum]. BT (in Danish). Retrieved 21 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Il circuito WTA torna in Polonia" [Il nuovo evento sostituira´ il torneo di Copenaghen]. tennisworlditalia.com (in Italian). Matchball Tennis. Retrieved 9 November 2012. 

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