Shenzhen Open

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Shenzhen Open
Tournament information
Founded 2013
Location Shenzhen
China
Venue Shenzhen Longgang Tennis Center
Category WTA International
Surface Hard / Outdoors
Draw 32M/16Q/16D
Prize money $500,000
Website www.shenzhenopentennis.com
Current champions
Women's singles China Li Na
Women's doubles Romania Monica Niculescu
Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová

The Shenzhen Open (also known as the Shenzhen Gemdale Open due to sponsorship reasons) is a professional women's tennis tournament. It is played on outdoor hard courts of the Shenzhen Longgang Tennis Center, which has 32 outdoor and indoor courts and a 4,000-seat stadium.[1] The event has $500,000 in prize money and a singles draw of 32, a doubles draw of 16 and qualifying draw of 16. The tournament takes place during the first week of the year, as a warm-up event two weeks prior the Australian Open. The tournament is making its debut in 2013 in Shenzhen, China. In late 2013 it was announced that Shenzhen had won the ATP Thailand Open franchise. The men's tournament will be played in September.[2]

Past winners[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2014 China Li Na China Peng Shuai 6–4, 7–5
2013 China Li Na Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová 6–3, 1–6, 7–5

Doubles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2014 Romania Monica Niculescu
Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová
Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiya Kichenok
6–3, 6–4
2013 Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Russia Valeria Solovieva
6–0, 7–5

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