Wuhan Open

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Wuhan Open
2015 Wuhan Open
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Tournament information
Founded 2014
Location Wuhan, Hubei
Venue Optics Valley International Tennis Center [1]
Category Premier 5
Surface Hard / Outdoors
Draw 56S/32Q/28D
Prize money US$ 2,513,000 [2]
Website www.wuhanopen.org
Current champions
Women's singles United States Venus Williams
Women's doubles Switzerland Martina Hingis
India Sania Mirza

The Wuhan Open (currently sponsored by Dongfeng Motor) is a tennis tournament held in Wuhan, Hubei, China, organized for female professional tennis players. It is part of the Premier 5 tournaments on the WTA Tour and made its debut in the 2014 season.

The Wuhan Open is one of three Women's Tennis Association events in China that was new to the calendar in 2014, bringing the total number of women's professional tournaments in the country to six. It is also one of two Premier-level stops in China. The tournament was scheduled in 2014 to run during the week of 22 September, and took over from the Pan Pacific Open held in Tokyo, Japan as a Premier 5-level event, thereby making it the second largest women's tennis tournament in East Asia, after the China Open in Beijing. It is on the calendar between the aforementioned Premier events in Tokyo (the Pan Pacific Open) and Beijing (the China Open), during the WTA's Asian swing.

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and the most populous city in Central China, is the hometown of two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na.



Year Champion Runner-up Score
↓  Premier 5 Tournament  ↓
2014 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová Canada Eugenie Bouchard 6–3, 6–4
2015 United States Venus Williams Spain Garbine Muguruza 6–3, 3–0, retired [3]


Year Champions Runners-up Score
↓  Premier 5 Tournament  ↓
2014 Switzerland Martina Hingis
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Zimbabwe Cara Black
France Caroline Garcia
6–4, 5–7, [12–10]
2015 Switzerland Martina Hingis (2)
India Sania Mirza
Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Monica Niculescu
6–2, 6–3 [4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "WUHAN OPEN". 3 October 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "WUHAN OPEN". 3 October 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Venue Williams biggest win in five years". WTA. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "HINGIS & MIRZA WIN SEVENTH TITLE OF YEAR". WTA. 3 October 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 

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