The San Luis Open holds an important spot on the Tour. It is not only the second oldest Challenger event on the ATP Tour, but it is also the second Challenger event in the 2023 season. This year, an exciting new addition to the event was made; a WTA 125 tournament will now take place alongside the men’s competition. To learn more about the first-ever women’s competition San Luis Potosi Open 2023, keep on reading.
San Luis Potosi Open Tennis Tournament
The San Luis Potosi Open is an annual outdoor clay court tournament set in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. As a Tour-sanctioned event, the tournament is part of the ATP Challenger Tour and a new addition to the WTA 125 series of tournaments, formerly known as WTA 125k. This year will mark the inaugural edition of the women’s competition and the 35th edition of ATP. The tournament is part of the opening swing of tournaments in Mexico and its venue is the Club Deportivo Potosino. It is also one of the few Tour events played on clay courts, which in this case is on red clay. The main sponsor for the event is the San Luis Potosi state government.
|Location||San Luis Potosi City, San Luis Potosi, Mexico|
|Venue||Club Deportivo Potosino|
|Tour category||WTA 125|
|Draw||32 S, 16 D|
San Luis Potosi Open 2023 Results
San Luis Potosi Open History and Winners
As mentioned prior, the San Luis Potosi is the second oldest remaining Challenger event of the ATP Tour. The tournament held its inaugural edition in 1980. Another edition was held the following year, after which the event was discontinued for 2 years. Since 1984 however, it has acquired a permanent spot on the Tour. The tournament was one of many affected by the Covid-19 pandemic which lead to 2 consecutive cancellations in 2020 and 2021.
Throughout the tournament’s history, many great foreigners and players from Mexico, and all across Latin America have contested at the Challenger event. This list includes Guillermo Coria, Guillermo Vilas, Juan Marin del Potro, and Marcelo Rios. Since this is the first edition of the tournament as a WTA 125 event, there are no previous winners or female players.
San Luis Potosi Open Winners
There will be a new WTA tournament in Mexico. San Luis Open will soon be inaugurated, WTA 125. category contest. San Luis Potosí already had an ATP tournament and it was only a matter of time before the counterpart of the women’s branch was achieved.
|Year||Singles Champion||Doubles Champions|
San Luis Potosi 2023 Prize Money
The total prize money for the first women’s competition at the San Luis Potosi Open is set at $115,000, a standard amount for WTA 125 events. As no official prize money breakdown was provided by event officials, we will be looking at the prize money breakdown of Copa Oster which had an identical prize money pool. The San Luis Potosi Open breakdown should be the same as the one given below.
|Stage||Singles Prize Money||Doubles Prize Money||WTA Points|
San Luis Potosi Open 2023 Dates
The San Luis Potosi main draw will take place across a week from 27 March- 2 April with a qualifying round most likely set on the weekend prior; on the 26th and 25th of March.
WTA San Luis Potosi Open Draw
The event will have 32 singles and 16 doubles draws that will be released as the event progresses.
San Luis Open 2023 Schedule
The official schedule for 2023 is as follows:
|Date||Singles Matches||Doubles Matches|
|27 March||Round 1||——|
|28 March||Round 1||Round 1|
|29 March||Round 2||Round 1|
|30 March||Round 2||Round 1|
|31 March||Quarter Final||Quarter Final|
San Luis Potosi Open 2023 Live Results
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San Luis Potosi Open 2023 Players
Although the full participating player list for the woman’s competition hasn’t yet been released, 2 players have been confirmed for the event. They are home favorites and the Top 2 Mexican players; Fernanda Contreras Gomez and Marcela Zacarias. Both players were born in San Luis Potosi and are the leading ladies of Mexico in the rankings. Another similarity they share is that both were in the Mexican Billie Jean King Cup team. Fernanda Contreras Gomez, the no. 1 Mexican player is currently ranked no. 110 while her compatriot Marcela is ranked no. 148.
WTA San Luis singles top seeds
|Marcela Zacarias (WC)||190|
|Fernanda Contreras (WC||182|
|Maria Fernanda Navarro||655|
WTA San Luis 2023 Wild Card Entries
- Marcela Zacarias
- Fernanda Contreras
WTA San Luis Potosi Open 2023 Tickets
Tickets for the event are available online from TicektOne. There are no day/night sessions and single tickets are not available for purchase. Only multi-combo deals/ packages are available. These packages come in 2 types: a weekend combo and a full tournament package. The weekend combo applies for the weekend on the 1st and 2nd of April, which is the final stretch of the event while the full tournament package offers coverage for the whole tournament’s duration. Both types have further options based on seating with VIP options as well.
To purchase tickets for the event, click the link mentioned below to be forwarded to the related TicketOne page.