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 tournament is considered one of Italy’s most prestigious women’s events.
This event is categorized in 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 2022, it will be the 33rd edition and will start on 18 July and ends on 24 July. This event consists on 32 singles main draw and 16 doubles main draw. Palermo Ladies open held at outdoor clay court surface of Country Time club Palermo, Italy. The tournament is held 2 weeks after the Wimbledon Open (Grand Slam Tournament) and the same week as the WTA 250 tournament, Hamburg European Open.
Palermo Ladies Open 2022 Champions
In Palermo Ladies Open 2022 singles championship, Romanian star Irina-Camelia Begu got the victory 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). On the other side 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 2022 Top Seeds/Players List [Updated]
Following are some shining stars of tennis appearing this year in the 33rd Palermo Ladies Open;
|Player Name||Seed #||Current Status|
|Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)||2||Playing|
|Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP)||4||Playing|
|Zhang Shuai (CHI)||3||Playing|
|Caroline Garcia (FRA)||5||Playing|
|Irina-Camelia Begu (ROM)||6||Playing|
|Anna Bondár (HUN)||7||Playing|
|Nuria Párrizas Díaz (ESP)||8||Playing|
|Lucia Bronzetti (ITA)||–||Playing|
|Xiyu Wang (CHN)||–||Playing|
|Rebeka Masarova (ESP)||–||Eliminated|
Palermo Ladies Open 2022 Wild Card Entry List [Updated]
- Elisabetta Cocciaretto (ITA)
- Sara Errani (ITA)
- Laura Siegemund (GER)
- Tatjana Maria (GER)
- Lucrezia Stefanini (ITA)
Palermo Ladies Open 2022 Prize Money
In 2022 total prize money is $251,750 while in 2021 total prize money was $235,238. Winner of 2021 got $29,200 with runner-up received $16,398. On the doubles side, the winning pair of 2021 had $10,299 with the runner-up receiving $5,999.
Palermo Ladies Open Prize Money History
Palermo Ladies Open Past Winners History
In the following table, we have listed down the past champions of the Palermo Ladies Open (Internazionali Femminili di Palermo).
|Year||Single’s Champion||Doubles Champions|
|2022||Irina-Camelia Begu||Kimberley Zimmermann|
|2021||Danielle Collins (USA)||Erin Routliffe (NZL)|
Kimberley Zimmermann (BEL)
|2010||Fiona Ferro (FRA)||Arantxa Rus (NED)|
Tamara Zidanšek (SLO)
|2019||Jil Teichmann (SUI)||Cornelia Lister (SWE)|
Renata Voráčová (CZE)
|2013||Roberta Vinci (ITA)||Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)|
Katarzyna Piter (POL)
|2012||Sara Errani (ITA)||Renata Voráčová (CZE)|
Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová (CZE)
Palermo Ladies Open 2022 Schedule & Draw Dates
|Monday, 18 July 2022||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 19 July 2022||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 20 July 2022||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 21 July 2022||2nd Round|
|Friday, 22 July 2022||Quarter-Finals|
|Saturday, 23 July 2022||Semi-Finals|
|Sunday, 24th of July 2022||Final|
33rd Palermo Ladies Open 2022 Tickets
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Palermo Ladies Open Social Platforms
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