April 19, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

The clay swing continues for the women in Europe.

But a twist: The Warsaw tournament, which began in Gdynia the first year in 2021 and moved to Warsaw as the “BNP Paribas Poland Open” on clay last year – is now the BNP Paribas Warsaw Open.

And it’s on a hard court.

Which no doubt helped to convince Poland’s No. 1, Iga Swiatek, to play it as a quick transition from grass, to clay, to the big summer hard-court events in North America makes zero sense for a world No. 1.

There’s probably also little doubt that her appearance fee could be more than the purse for the entire tournament.

In Lausanne, there’s just one round of qualifying, which takes place on this Monday. So Canadian Carol Zhao needs to beat Chloe Paquet of France to make the main draw.

(Hamburg, Lausanne and Warsaw are all six hours ahead of EDT)

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BNP Paribas Warsaw Open
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Category: WTA 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: 24 – 30, 2023
Prize money: $259,303
Draws: S32 – D16 

Monday, July 24, 2023
Final results

Singles, first round

Veronika Hruncakova (SVK) def Kristina Kucova (SVK) 75 63
Laura Siegemund (GER) def. [WC] Maja Chwalinska (POL) 64 61
Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) def. Nao Hibino (JPN) 62 64

[6] Camila Giorgi (ITA) vs. Tatjana Maria (GER)  

Doubles, first round

Linda Noskova (CZE) / Wang Xiyu (CHN) def [1] Zhang Shuai / Zhu Lin (CHN) 63 62 

[4] Lidziya Marozava / Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) def Nao Hibino (JPN) / Oksana Kalaskhnikova (GEO) 61 75

Linda Fruhvirtova (CZE) / Laura Siegemund (GER) def. Luksika Kumkhum / Peangtarn Plipuech (THA) 67 (3) 61 [10-5]
Naiktha Bains / Maia Lumsden (GBR) def. Martyna Kubka (POL) / Natalija Stevanovic (SRB) 62 75

Qualifying, final round

(1st-round opponents in brackets)

[8] Jana Fett (CRO) def [1] Natalija Stevanovic (SRB) 62 67 (4) 76 (5) ([8] Linda Noskova)
[7] Yuliya Hatouka (BLR)
def [4] Valeria Savinykh (RUS) 46 64 62 (Jessika Ponchet)
[3] Ankita Raina (IND) def. Joanna Garland (TPE) 46 63 61 (Jodie Burrage)
[2] Rebecca Sramkova (SVK) def. [6] Maddison Inglis (AUS) 61 60 ([WC] Weronika Ewald)

[LL] Natalija Stevanovic (SRB) (Tatjana Maria)

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Hamburg European Open
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Category: WTA 250 (Joint event with the ATP Tour)
Surface: Red Clay
Dates: July 24 – 30, 2023
Prize money: $259,303
Draws: S32 – D16 

Monday, July 24, 2023
Final results

Singles, first round

[3] Bernarda Pera (USA) def [Q] Zeynep Sonmez (TUR) 62 16 64
[5] Julia Grabher (AUS) def [Q] Miriam Bulgaru (ROU) 64 64
[6] Yulia Putintsva (KAZ) def. [Q] Elsa Jacquemot (FRA) 62 64
[8] Camila Osorio (COL) def. Kamilla Rakhimova (RUS) 64 63

[WC] Noma Noha Akugue (GER) def Laura Pigossi (BRA) 75 64
Kaia Kanepi (EST) def. [Q] Kaja Juvan (SLO) 61 64
[WC] Jule Niemeier (GER) def [WC] Ella Seidel (GER) 76 (5) 16 63
Nadia Podoroska (ARG) def Viktoriya Tomova (BUL) 61 75
Diana Shnaider (RUS) def. [Q] Polina Kudermetova (RUS) 60 46 61

Doubles, first round

[4] Arantxa Rus (NED) / Panna Udvardy (HUN) vs. [WC] Noma Noha Akugue / Ella Seidel (GER) 

[1] Anna Danilina (KAZ) / Alexandra Panova (RUS) def. Nuria Brancaccio (ITA) / Despina Papamichail (GRE) 60 62
[3] Vivian Heisen (GER) / Ingrid Neel (EST) def. Magali Kempen (GER) / Rosalie Van Der Hoek (NED) 63 41 retd

[WC] Melanie Klaffner / Sinja Kraus (AUS) def Michaela Bayerlova (CZE) / Nika Radisic (SLO) 64 61

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Ladies Open Lausanne
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Category: WTA 250
Surface: Red Clay
Dates: 24 – 30, 2023
Prize money: $259,303
Draws: S32 – D16

Monday, July 24, 2023
Final results

Singles, first round 

[6] Mirra Andreeva (RUS) def. [ALT] Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 60 62
[8] Elina Avanesyan (RUS) def. [PR] Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 62 60 retd

Anna Bondar (HUN) def Aliona Bolsova (ESP) 61 63
Julia Riera (ARG) def. [PR] Patricia Tig (ROU) 62 61
Jil Teichmann (SUI)
def. Erika Andreeva (RUS) 62 62

Doubles, first round

Quinn Gleason (USA) / Elixane Lechemia (FRA) def. [4] Aliona Bolsova (ESP) / Andrea Gamiz (VEN) 46 62 [10-7]

Jasmijn Gimbrere (NED) / Valentini Grammatikopoulou (GRE) def Bibiane Schoofs / Eva Vedder (NED) 75 75

Qualifying

(1st-round opponents in brackets)

[4] Chloe Paquet (FRA) def. Carol Zhao (CAN) 62 64 ([Q] Reka-Luca Jani)

[3] Valentini Grammatikopoulou (GRE) def. [WC] Valentina Ryser (SUI) 61 63 ([Q] Dalila Jakupovic)
[ALT] Dalila Jakupovic (SLO) def [WC] Jenny Duerst (SUI) 64 75 ([Q]Valentini Grammatikopoulou)
[2] Reka-Luca Jani (HUN) def. Amandine Hesse (FRA) 60 63 ([Q] Chloe Paquet)

[LL] Jenny Duerst (SUI) (Danka Kovinic)

 

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