2019 Birmingham Classic

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2019 Birmingham Classic
Date17 – 23 June
Edition38th
CategoryWTA Premier
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$1,006,263
SurfaceGrass
LocationBirmingham, England
VenueEdgbaston Priory Club
Champions
Singles
Australia Ashleigh Barty
Doubles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
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The 2019 Birmingham Classic (also known as the Nature Valley Classic for sponsorship reasons) was a women's tennis tournament being played on outdoor grass courts. It was the 38th edition of the event, and a Premier tournament on the 2019 WTA Tour. It took place at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, on 17–23 June 2019.[1]

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Women's singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 18 13 1
Women's doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Women's singles $163,085 $86,840 $46,345 $24,880 $13,311 $6,398 $3,791 $2,021 $1,122
Women's doubles * $50,876 $27,155 $14,845 $7,562 $4,098 N/A N/A N/A N/A

1Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money.
*per team

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 JPN Naomi Osaka 1 1
 AUS Ashleigh Barty 2 2
 CZE Karolína Plíšková 3 3
 UKR Elina Svitolina 7 4
 BLR Aryna Sabalenka 10 5
 CHN Wang Qiang 15 6
 GBR Johanna Konta 18 7
 GER Julia Görges 19 8
  • 1 Rankings as of June 10, 2019.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 CAN Gabriela Dabrowski  CHN Xu Yifan 20 1
 TPE Hsieh Su-wei  CZE Barbora Strýcová 22 2
 USA Nicole Melichar  CZE Květa Peschke 27 3
 GER Anna-Lena Grönefeld  NED Demi Schuurs 34 4
  • 1 Rankings as of June 10, 2019.

Other entrants[edit]

The following pair received a wildcard into the doubles main draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

During the tournament

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová def. Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Netherlands Demi Schuurs, 6–4, 6–7(4–7), [10– 8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nature Valley Open Overview". www.wtatennis.com. WTA Tour.

External links[edit]