Hungarian Ladies Open

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Hungarian Ladies Open
2019 Hungarian Ladies Open
Tournament information
Event nameHungarian Ladies Open
Founded1993; 26 years ago (1993)
LocationBudapest, Hungary
VenueEurope Tennis Center
CategoryITF Women's Circuit (2016)
WTA International Tournaments
(1993-2013, since 2017)
SurfaceClay - outdoors (1993, 1996-2016)
Hard - indoors (since 2017)
Draw32S / 24Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$250,000 (2019)
Websitehungarianladiesopen.com
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesBelgium Alison Van Uytvanck
Women's doublesRussia Ekaterina Alexandrova
Russia Vera Zvonareva

The Hungarian Ladies Open is a women's tennis tournament held in Budapest, Hungary. This WTA Tour event is an International-level tournament and was played on outdoor clay courts in 1993 and from 1996 to 2016. In 2017, the surface was changed into hardcourt.

The tournament was formerly known as Poli-Farbe Budapest Grand Prix, Gaz de France Grand Prix, GDF Suez Grand Prix, Tippmix Budapest Grand Prix, Colortex Budapest Grand Prix, Westel 900 Budapest Open, Budapest Lotto Open, Budapest Open, Budapest Grand Prix, and Europe Tennis Center Ladies Open.

The event was replaced in the 2014 WTA Tour with a new tournament Bucharest Open held in Bucharest, Romania.[1] It returned in 2016 tournament as a $100,000 ITF Women's Circuit tournament and was reinstated as a WTA International Tournament in 2017.

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1993 United States Zina Garrison Belgium Sabine Appelmans 7–5, 6–2
1994–1995 Not Held
1996 Romania Ruxandra Dragomir Austria Melanie Schnell 7–6(8–6), 6–1
1997 South Africa Amanda Coetzer Belgium Sabine Appelmans 6–1, 6–3
1998 Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Italy Silvia Farina Elia 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1999 France Sarah Pitkowski Spain Cristina Torrens Valero 6–2, 6–2
2000 Italy Tathiana Garbin Netherlands Kristie Boogert 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
2001 Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva Luxembourg Anne Kremer 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
2002 Germany Martina Müller Switzerland Myriam Casanova 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
2003 Spain Magüi Serna Australia Alicia Molik 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
2004 Serbia and Montenegro Jelena Janković Slovakia Martina Suchá 7–6(7–4), 6–3
2005 Israel Anna Smashnova Colombia Catalina Castaño 6–2, 6–2
2006 Israel Anna Smashnova (2) Spain Lourdes Domínguez 6–1, 6–3
2007 Argentina Gisela Dulko Romania Sorana Cîrstea 6–7(7–2), 6–2, 6–2
2008 France Alizé Cornet Slovenia Andreja Klepač 7–6(7–5), 6–3
2009 Hungary Ágnes Szávay Switzerland Patty Schnyder 2–6, 6–4, 6–2
2010 Hungary Ágnes Szávay (2) Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6–2, 6–4
2011 Italy Roberta Vinci Romania Irina-Camelia Begu 6–4, 1–6, 6–4
2012 Italy Sara Errani Russia Elena Vesnina 7–5, 6–4
2013 Romania Simona Halep Austria Yvonne Meusburger 6–3, 6–7(7–9), 6–1
2014–2015 Not Held
↓   ITF $100,000 event   ↓
2016 Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova 6–0, 7–6(7–3)
↓  WTA International tournament  ↓
2017 Hungary Tímea Babos Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 6–7 (4–7) , 6–4, 6–3
2018 Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck Slovakia Dominika Cibulková 6–3, 3–6, 7–5
2019 Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck (2) Czech Republic Markéta Vondroušová 1–6, 7–5, 6–2

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1993 Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Netherlands Caroline Vis
Italy Sandra Cecchini
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
6–1, 6–3
1994–1995 Not Held
1996 United States Katrina Adams
United States Debbie Graham
Czech Republic Radka Bobková
Czech Republic Eva Melicharová
6–3, 7–63
1997 South Africa Amanda Coetzer
France Alexandra Fusai
Czech Republic Eva Martincová
Germany Elena Wagner
6–3, 6–1
1998 Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
Romania Cătălina Cristea
Argentina Laura Montalvo
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
1999 Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Serbia and Montenegro Sandra Načuk
Argentina Laura Montalvo
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
6–3, 6–4
2000 Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Spain Cristina Torrens Valero
Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić
Serbia and Montenegro Sandra Načuk
6–0, 6–2
2001 Slovakia Janette Husárová
Italy Tathiana Garbin
Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
Serbia and Montenegro Dragana Zarić
6–1, 6–3
2002 France Émilie Loit
Australia Catherine Barclay-Reitz
Russia Elena Bovina
Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
2003 Hungary Petra Mandula
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
6–3, 6–1
2004 Hungary Petra Mandula (2)
Austria Barbara Schett
Hungary Ágnes Szávay
Hungary Virág Németh
6–3, 6–2
2005 France Émilie Loit (2)
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain Marta Marrero
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
2006 Slovakia Janette Husárová (2)
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
2007 Hungary Ágnes Szávay
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
Germany Martina Müller
Czech Republic Gabriela Navrátilová
7–5, 6–2
2008 France Alizé Cornet
Slovakia Janette Husárová (3)
Germany Vanessa Henke
Romania Ioana Raluca Olaru
6–7(5–7), 6–1, [10–6]
2009 Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Romania Monica Niculescu
Ukraine Alona Bondarenko
Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
2010 Switzerland Tímea Bacsinszky
Italy Tathiana Garbin (2)
Romania Sorana Cîrstea
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
6–3, 6–3
2011 Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Poland Alicja Rosolska
South Africa Natalie Grandin
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–2, 6–2
2012 Slovakia Janette Husárová (4)
Slovakia Magdaléna Rybáriková
Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
6–4, 6–2
2013 Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Russia Nina Bratchikova
Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili
6–4, 6–1
2014–2015 Not Held
↓   ITF $100,000 event   ↓
2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina Ema Burgić Bucko
Spain Georgina García Pérez
Czech Republic Lenka Kunčíková
Czech Republic Karolína Stuchlá
6–4, 2–6, [12–10]
↓  WTA International tournament  ↓
2017 Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Australia Arina Rodionova
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 4–6, [10–4]
2018 Spain Georgina García Pérez
Hungary Fanny Stollár
Belgium Kirsten Flipkens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
2019 Russia Ekaterina Alexandrova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Hungary Fanny Stollár
United Kingdom Heather Watson
6–4, 4–6, [10–7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WTA Announces Bucharest Open For 2014". Women's Tennis Association. 4 February 2014.

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