The Palermo Ladies Open, also known as the International Femminili di Palermo, is a women’s tennis tournament in Palermo, Italy. The first edition was held in 1988 and the tournament has been played annually since then. The contest is considered one of Italy’s most prestigious women’s events.
Palermo Ladies Open Tennis Tournament
In 2023, it will be the 34th edition which will start on 17 July and ends on 23 July. This event consists of 32 singles main draw and 16 doubles main draw. Event held at the outdoor clay court surface of Country Time Club Palermo, Italy. The tournament will feature 2 weeks after the Wimbledon Open (Grand Slam Tournament) and the same week as the WTA 250 tournament, Hamburg European Open.
|Venue||Country Time Club Palermo|
|Tour category||WTA 250|
|Draw||32 S, 16 D|
Palermo Ladies Open 2023 Results
In the singles championship, no 2 seeded player Qinwen Zheng wins her first WTA title by beating local Jasmine Paolini 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 in the final. It is the first Chinese to win the champion’s trophy in Palermo in 34 editions.
In doubles, The No. 1 seeds Kimberley Zimmermann and Yana Sizikova defeat Camilla Rosatello and Angelica Moratelli for the title in Palermo. Belgian star Kimberley win the Palermo Ladies Open for 3rd time in a row while Sizikova wins it for 1st time.
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Palermo Ladies Open 2022 Champions
In the 2022 singles championship, Romanian star Irina-Camelia Begu won against Italian star Lucia Bronzetti. Begu won the final in straight sets (6-2,6-2).
In doubles, German star Kimberley Zimmermann and Hungarian star Anna Bondar won the title against Amina Anshba of Russia and Panna Udvardy of Hungary in straight sets (6-3,6-2). Kimberley wins back-to-back Palermo Open doubles titles with different partners.
Palermo Ladies Open 2021 Winners
In 2021, American Star Danielle Collins won the singles title against Elena-Gabriela Ruse of Romania. Collins wins the final in straight sets (6-4, 6-2). In doubles, Erin Routliffe of New Zealand and Kimberley Zimmermann of Belgium won the title against Russian pair Natela Dzalamidze and Kamilla Rakhimova in the final set.
Palermo Ladies Open History and Winners
This event is categorized into different levels from its starting like WTA Tier V (1990–1992), WTA Tier IV (1993–2000), WTA Tier V (2001–2004), WTA Tier IV(2005–2008), WTA 250, (2009–2013), (2019–). 1st two editions were not part of WTA.
In the following table, we have listed down the past champions of the Internazionali Femminili di Palermo.
|Year||Single’s Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2023||Qinwen Zheng||Kimberley Zimmermann / Yana Sizikova|
|2022||Irina-Camelia Begu||Kimberley Zimmermann / Anna Bondar|
|2021||Danielle Collins||Kimberley Zimmermann / Erin Routliffe|
|2010||Fiona Ferro||Arantxa Rus / Tamara Zidanšek|
|2019||Jil Teichmann||Cornelia Lister / Renata Voráčová|
|2013||Roberta Vinci||Kristina Mladenovic / Katarzyna Piter|
|2012||Sara Errani||Renata Voráčová / Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová|
Palermo Ladies Open 2023 Prize Money
The 2023 Budapest Ladies Open Prize money is $259,303. The singles champion will get $36,228 and the doubles winner will have $9,950. In 2022, the total prize is $251,750.
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||WTA Points|
Internazionali Femminili di Palermo 2023 Draw
The event will have 32 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the tournament progresses. 4 qualifiers will join 28 singles main draw entries in 1st round.
Palermo Ladies Open 2023 Dates, Schedule
The main draw will be held across a week from 17-23 July with a qualification round set for 16 July.
The official schedule for the WTA section of the event is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|17 July||Round 1||—–|
|18 July||Round 1||Round 1|
|19 July||Round 2||Round 1`|
|20 July||Round 2||Quarter Finals|
|21 July||Quarter Finals||Semi-Finals|
Palermo Ladies Open 2023 Players List
2023 Palermo Ladies Open Entry List Including defending champion Bernarda Pera along with Tatjana Maria and Anastasia Potapova
Top Seed Players
34 Palermo Ladies Open 2023 Tickets
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Palermo Ladies Open Social Platforms
Official Website: https://www.palermoladiesopen.it/