Baku Cup

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Baku Cup
Tournament information
Founded 2011
Abolished 2015
Location Baku
Azerbaijan
Venue Baku Tennis Academy
Category International
Surface Hardcourt / outdoor
Draw 32S / 32SQ / 16D
Prize money US$ 250,000
Website bakucup.az

The Baku Cup was a professional women's tennis tournament held in Baku, Azerbaijan. It made its debut on the 2011 WTA Tour and as one of the international tier of events.[1] This WTA Tour event is an international tournament and was played at the Baku Tennis Academy on outdoor hardcourts. The 2015 Baku Cup was the last edition.

History[edit]

Baku Cup is the first WTA event to be held in the city. It became the first professional tennis tournament hosted by the country, with the inaugural event beginning on 18 July 2011.[2] The event offered $220,000 in prize money and was played on outdoor hard courts with a field of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams.[2]

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2015 Russia Margarita Gasparyan Romania Patricia Maria Țig 6–3, 5–7, 6–0
2014 Ukraine Elina Svitolina (2) Serbia Bojana Jovanovski 6–1, 7–6(7–2)
2013 Ukraine Elina Svitolina Israel Shahar Pe'er 6–4, 6–4
2012 Serbia Bojana Jovanovski United States Julia Cohen 6–3, 6–1
2011 Russia Vera Zvonareva Russia Ksenia Pervak 6–1, 6–4

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2015 Russia Margarita Gasparyan
Russia Alexandra Panova (2)
Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Ukraine Olga Savchuk
6–3, 7–5
2014 Russia Alexandra Panova
United Kingdom Heather Watson
Romania Raluca Olaru
Israel Shahar Pe'er
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
2013 Ukraine Irina Buryachok (2)
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Greece Eleni Daniilidou
Serbia Aleksandra Krunić
4–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–4]
2012 Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Russia Valeria Solovyeva
Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Italy Alberta Brianti
6–3, 6–2
2011 Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
Romania Monica Niculescu
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 WTA Tour Calendar". WTA. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011. Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b "WTA Welcomes Baku". WTA Tour. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 

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