Katowice Open

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Katowice Open
Logo Katowice Open 2015.jpg
Tournament information
Founded 2013
Location Katowice
Poland
Venue Spodek
Category International-level tournament
Surface Clay (i) (2013)
Hard (i) (2014-present)
Draw 32S/32Q/16D
Prize money $250,000
Website Official Website
Current champions
Women's singles Slovakia Anna Karolína Schmiedlová
Women's doubles Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure
Netherlands Demi Schuurs

The Katowice Open is a professional women's tennis tournament played on an indoor hard court in Katowice, Poland and is held in April. The event is affiliated with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), and is an International-level tournament on the WTA Tour. Katowice Open replaced Danish Open since 2013 WTA Tour season.[1] The official tournament ball is Babolat Roland Garros’. The organizer of the tournament is SOS Music company from Toruń, which has obtained the license from Octagon sport agency to organize the tournament up to 2018.[2] The Polish National Television has taken the Television Partnership of the event. The tournament will be broadcast by TVP in April.[3]

From 2014, the surface was changed from clay to hard.[4]

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2015 Slovakia Anna Karolína Schmiedlová Italy Camila Giorgi 6–4, 6–3
2014 France Alizé Cornet Italy Camila Giorgi 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 7–5
2013 Italy Roberta Vinci Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 7–6(7–2), 6–1

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2015 Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
Italy Gioia Barbieri
Italy Karin Knapp
7–5, 4–6, [10–6]
2014 Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer
Ukraine Olga Savchuk
Czech Republic Klára Koukalová
Romania Monica Niculescu
6–4, 5–7, [10–7]
2013 Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Romania Raluca Olaru
Russia Valeria Solovyeva
6–4, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WTA nie zgodziło się na występ Radwańskiej w Katowicach" (in Polish). sport.pl. 10 Jan 2013. Retrieved 10 Jan 2013. 
  2. ^ "Wielki tenis wraca do Polski." (in Polish). bnpparibaskatowiceopen.com. 10 Jan 2013. Retrieved 13 Apr 2013. 
  3. ^ "Television" (in Polish). bnpparibaskatowiceopen.com. 10 Jan 2013. Retrieved 13 Apr 2013. 
  4. ^ "Nel 2014 cambiamenti importanti nel calendario WTA.". livetennis.it (in Italian). Retrieved 16 September 2013. 

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