2011 New Haven Open at Yale

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2011 New Haven Open at Yale
Date August 22 – August 27
Edition 43rd
Surface Hard
Location New Haven, CN, USA
Venue Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / Belarus Olga Govortsova
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The 2011 New Haven Open at Yale was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 43rd edition of the New Haven Open at Yale, and was part of the Premier Series of the 2011 WTA Tour. It was previously known as "Pilot Pen Tennis". It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, from August 22 through August 27, 2011. It was the last event on the 2011 US Open Series before the 2011 US Open.

WTA Entrants[edit]


Country Player Ranking* Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 1 1
 CHN Li Na 5 2
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 8 3
 FRA Marion Bartoli 9 4
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 12 5
 RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 13 6
 SRB Jelena Janković 14 7
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 18 8
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of August 15, 2011.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry from a lucky loser spot:



Denmark Caroline Wozniacki defeated Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská, 6–4, 6–1

  • It was Wozniacki's 6th title of the year and 18th of her career. It was her 4th consecutive win at the event, matching the feat Venus Williams had also done at New Haven. It was her 3rd premier-level title of the year and 7th of her career.


Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / Belarus Olga Govortsova defeated Italy Sara Errani / Italy Roberta Vinci, 7–5, 6–2

2011 Earthquake[edit]

On August 23, 2011 1:51 PM local time[1] a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Virginia stopped play for two hours[2] while the main stadium was checked for damage by the fire department.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2011 US Open Series
Women's Events
Succeeded by
New York - US Open


  1. ^ "Magnitude 5.8 - VIRGINIA". Virginia: USGS. Archived from the original on 9 July 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Earthquake Causes Evacuation At New Haven Open". The Huffington Post. Huffington Post. September 2, 2011. Retrieved 3 September 2011.