Every year, the Ladies Open Lausanne, also known as WTA SWISS OPEN, brings together the world’s best female tennis players. The 29th edition will be held from 11 through 17 July 2022. The event has had its share of ups and downs in the history of the tournament.
Back In the late 20th century, the tournament was named the “Wimbledon of Switzerland” because it brought together the top players of Wimbledon. It also brought together the best players from Europe. However, this didn’t last for long. After the 1980s, the tournament lost its popularity. It wasn’t until 1997 that the Ladies Open Lausanne regained its glory. The event’s name changed many times, WTA Swiss Open (1977–85), European Open (1986–94), Ladies Championship Gstaad (2016–2018), and Ladies Open Lausanne (2019–).
The tournament will be played on outdoor clay courts. It is one of the three major tournaments in the Swiss Women’s Tennis Association. This tournament consists of the WTA 250 category. There will be 32 singles, 24 qualifyings, and 16 Doubles draw.
Lausanne Open 2022 Champions
Croatian star Petra Martic won the Ladies Open Lausanne singles championship. Petra won her 2nd career WTA title. Star defeated Olga Danilovic of Slovakia in the final in straight sets (6-4,6-2).
In the doubles championship, Olga Danilovic of Slovakia and Kristina Mladinovic of France won the doubles title after their opponents’ walkover in the final.
Lausanne Open 2021 Champions
In 2021, Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia won the singles title against Clara Burel of France. Tamara defeats Clara in the final by (4-6, 7-6, 6-1). Tamara was the first Slovenian player to with this title’s history.
In doubles, swiss pair Susan Bandecchi and Simona Waltert picked the title. The Swiss pair faced Ulrikke Eikeri of Norway and Valentini Grammatikopoulou of Greece in the final and defeated them by (6-3, 6-7, 10-5).
2022 Ladies Open Lausanne Players List [Updated]
Following are some shining stars of tennis appearing this year in the Lausanne Open 2022;
- Belinda Bencic (SUI)
- Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU)
- Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP)
- Caroline Garcia (FRA)
- Camila Giorgi (ITA)
- Alizé Cornet (FRA) – 2018 Singles champion
Ladies Open Lausanne Wild Card Players List 2022 [Updated]
- Simona Waltert
- Kristina Mladenovic (Eliminated)
- Susan Bandecchi
Ladies Open Lausanne/ Swiss Open Prize Money 2022
In 2022, the total prize money for Ladies Open is $251,750. The champion in Budapest received a cheque for $33,195 (€26,770) and the runner-up received $19,743(€15,922). In doubles championship, winning pair gets $12,003(€9,680) and runner-up had $6,696 (€5,400).
Ladies Open Lausanne/ Swiss Open Prize Money 2021
Whereas in 2021 total prize money was $235,238, in which a singles winner got $29,200 and the runner-up had $16,398. On the other side in doubles, the winning pair received $10,300; runner-up prize money was awarded $6000.
Ladies Open Lausanne Prize Money & Past Champions History
|Year||Prize Money||Single’s Champions||Doubles Champions|
|2022||$251,750||Petra Martic||Olga Danilovic|
|2021||$235,238||Tamara Zidanšek (SLV)||Susan Bandecchi (SUI)|
Simona Waltert (SUI)
|2019||$250,000||Fiona Ferro (FRA)||Anastasia Potapova (RUS)|
Yana Sizikova (RUS)
|2018||$250,000||Alizé Cornet (FRA)||Alexa Guarachi (CHILE)|
Desirae Krawczyk (USA)
|2017||$250,000||Kiki Bertens (NED)||Kiki Bertens (NED)|
Johanna Larsson (SWE)
|2016||$250,000||Viktorija Golubic (SUI)||Lara Arruabarrena (ESP)|
Xenia Knoll (SUI)
Ladies Open Lausanne 2022 Schedule & Draw Dates
|Monday, 11 July 2022||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 12 July 2022||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 13 July 2022||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 14 July 2022||2nd Round|
|Friday, 15 July 2022||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday, 16 July 2022||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday, 17 July 2022||Final|
Lausanne Open 2022 Tickets
For ticket detail please do visit the following link: https://ladiesopenlausanne.ch/en/tickets-infos/#ticketing
Lausanne Open Social Platforms
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