The 4th edition of the Lyon Open also known as the Open 6e Sens – Métropole de Lyon French held on the 30th of January and the final will be on the 5th of February. A hard indoor WTA250 tournament hosted by Palais des sports garland. The stadium has a capacity of 5,910. It’s a 32S / 32Q / 16D draws tournament.
Lyon Open Tennis Tournament
First played in 2020, the Lyon Open, currently known as the Open 6e Sens Métropole de Lyon for sponsorship reasons, is a WTA 250 tournament. As one of the first events after the first major of the season – the Australian Open, it’s sure to be a hotly contested tournament, with some of the top players in the world looking to get their year off to a strong start.
|Venue||Palais des Sports Gerland|
|Tour category||WTA 250|
|Draw||32 S, 16 D|
Lyon Open 2023 Results
In singles, Homestar Carlina Garcia was defeated by American young star Alycia Parks in the final. Alycia Parks wins her first WTA tour title as she takes down World No. 5 Caroline Garcia 7-6(7) 7-5 in Lyon.
In the doubles title, Bibiane Schoofs / Cristina Bucșa defeated Alexandra Panova / Olga Danilović 7-6(5) 6-3 for the Lyon Doubles title. Bibiane Schoofs won the first WTA double title in the year and in their career together.
Lyon Open 2022 Results
On the 6th of March, Chinese star Zhang Shuai uplifted her 3rd career title by winning the WTA singles title at Lyon Open. After one set down from Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska, seeded no. 8 Zhang comeback victory to clinch her title. Zhang won a battle 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 against wildcard Dayana.
Zhang collected her 1st title in 2012 and 2nd in 2013. Runner-up star sister, Ivanna, was also able to make it out of Ukraine and get to Lyon in doubles with Yastremska. Runner-up Ukrainian star Yastremska donates Lyon Open prize money to aid Ukraine war.
In the doubles championship, American pair Catherine Harrison and Sabrina Santamaria beat the Chinese In doubles, Unseeded pair Laura Siegemund from Germany and Vera Zvonareva from Russia triumphed in the Lyon Open 2022.
Champions took the title with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over British pair Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls. The winning pair also won US Open in 2020 which was their 1st event as a team and this one was their 2nd title together. It is the 7th title for German star Siegmund and the 11th title for Russian star Zvonareva.
Some of the best players in the world, including Caroline Garcia & Lyonnaise, ambassadors of the tournament, were featured in Lyon for the 3rd edition of the game, a major event on the international circuit. Danish star Clara Tauson was the singles champion of 2021 while Viktoria Kuzmova and Arantxa Rus won the doubles title of 2021. In both Singles and Doubles, the 2021 champions couldn’t defend their titles this time.
Lyon Open 2023 Prize Money
In 2022, the Lyon Open prize money was $239,477 and this year’s prize money for the tournament is $259,300. The singles winner gets $34,224 and the runner-up received $20,229. Doubles champions get $12,800 and runners-up put $6,999 in their bags.
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||WTA Points|
Year Wise Prize Money of Lyon Open
|YEAR||PRIZE MONEY||WINNER (SINGLES)||WINNER (DOUBLES)|
|2023||$259,303||Alycia Parks||Bibiane Schoofs / Cristina Bucșa|
|2022||$239,477||Zhang Shuai||Laura Siegemund / Vera Zvonareva|
|2021||$235,238||Clara Tauson||Viktoria Kuzmova / Arantxa Rus|
|2020||$250,000||Sofia Kenin||Laura Loana Paar / Viktoria Kuzmova|
Lyon Open 2023 Top Seed Players Entry List
- Camila Giorgi
- Liudmila Samsonova
- Shuai Zhang
- Martina Trevisan
- Jil Teichmann
- Alizé Cornet
- Petra Martic
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Anastasia Potapova
- Mayar Sherif
- Danka Kovinic
- Anna Blinkova
2023 Lyon Open Draws
The tournament will have 32 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released on the official website as the tournament progresses.
2023 Lyon Open Dates
The main draw of the Abu Dhabi Open will be held across a week from 30 January to 5 February with a qualifying round set to take place on the 29th and 29th of January.
Lyon Open 2023 Schedule
The official schedule for the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|30 January||Round 1||—-|
|31 January||Round 1||Round 1|
|1 February||Round 2||Round 1|
|2 February||Round 2||Quarter Final|
|3 February||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
Keep in mind this schedule may be subject to change.
Lyon Open 2022 Overview
Singles Champion: Zhang Shuai
Doubles Champion: Laura Siegemund and Vera Zvonareva
Lyon Open 2023 Tickets
How to buy tickets for WTA Lyon Open 2023?
To buy tickets for the Lyon Open tennis tournament, you can follow these steps:
- Visit the official website of the tournament: Look for the official website of the Lyon Open tennis tournament (https://www.open6emesens.fr/billetterie) and navigate to the ticketing page.
- Choose your tickets: Select the desired session, date, and seating category for you wish to purchase tickets.
- Check availability: Make sure the tickets you want to purchase are available.
- Purchase the tickets: Add the tickets to your cart and proceed to the checkout page. Here, you can either purchase the tickets using a credit card or a debit card.
- Receive confirmation: Once your payment has been processed, you will receive a confirmation of your purchase, either via email or a printable ticket that you can take to the venue.
- Get your tickets: You can either have the tickets delivered to your address or collect them at the venue’s box office on the day of the event.
Note: The exact steps to buy tickets for the Lyon Open may vary depending on the year and the ticketing provider. It is advisable to check the official website for the most up-to-date information on ticket sales.