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WTA Auckland Open

WTA Auckland Open
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Tournament information
Founded1986; 33 years ago (1986)
LocationAuckland
New Zealand
VenueASB Tennis Centre
CategoryInternational
Surface
Draw32S / 32Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$250,000 (2019)
Websiteasbclassic.co.nz
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesGermany Julia Görges
Women's doublesCanada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Sofia Kenin

The WTA Auckland Open (currently sponsored by ASB Bank and called the ASB Classic) is a professional women's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament is played annually, in the first week of January, at the ASB Tennis Centre in the suburb of Parnell, just east of the Central Business District. It is an International level tournament in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) World Tour. The equivalent men's event, the ATP Auckland Open, is played in the following week, immediately ahead of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open.

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia was the 2014 singles champion

Past results

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1986 United Kingdom Anne Hobbs Australia Louise Field 6-3, 6-1
1987 United States Gretchen Magers United States Terry Phelps 6-2, 6-3
1988 United States Patty Fendick United Kingdom Sara Gomer 6-3, 7-6
1989 United States Patty Fendick (2) New Zealand Belinda Cordwell 6-2, 6-0
1990 Soviet Union Leila Meskhi Belgium Sabine Appelmans 6-1, 6-0
1991 Czechoslovakia Eva ?víglerová Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová 6-2, 0-6, 6-1
1992 United States Robin White Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
1993 South Africa Elna Reinach United States Caroline Kuhlman 6-0, 6-0
1994 United States Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen Argentina Inés Gorrochategui 7-6(7-4), 6-3
1995 Australia Nicole Bradtke United States Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
1996 United States Sandra Cacic Austria Barbara Paulus 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
1997 Austria Marion Maruska Austria Judith Wiesner 6-3, 6-1
1998 Belgium Dominique van Roost Italy Silvia Farina Elia 4-6, 7-6, 7-5
1999 France Julie Halard-Decugis Belgium Dominique van Roost 6-4, 6-1
2000 Luxembourg Anne Kremer Zimbabwe Cara Black 6-4, 6-4
2001 United States Meilen Tu Argentina Paola Suárez 7-6(10-8), 6-2
2002 Israel Anna Smashnova Russia Tatiana Panova 6-2, 6-2
2003 Greece Eleni Daniilidou South Korea Cho Yoon-jeong 6-4, 4-6, 7-62
2004 Greece Eleni Daniilidou (2) United States Ashley Harkleroad 6-3, 6-2
2005 Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Japan Shinobu Asagoe 5-7, 7-5, 6-4
2006 France Marion Bartoli Russia Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-2
2007 Serbia Jelena Jankovi? Russia Vera Zvonareva 7-6(11-9), 5-7, 6-3
2008 United States Lindsay Davenport France Aravane Rezaï 6-2, 6-2
2009 Russia Elena Dementieva Russia Elena Vesnina 6-4, 6-1
2010 Belgium Yanina Wickmayer Italy Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 6-2
2011 Hungary Gréta Arn Belgium Yanina Wickmayer 6-3, 6-3
2012 China Zheng Jie Italy Flavia Pennetta 2-6, 6-3, 2-0 ret.
2013 Poland Agnieszka Radwa?ska Belgium Yanina Wickmayer 6-4, 6-4
2014 Serbia Ana Ivanovic United States Venus Williams 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
2015 United States Venus Williams Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
2016 United States Sloane Stephens Germany Julia Görges 7-5, 6-2
2017 United States Lauren Davis Croatia Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-1
2018 Germany Julia Görges Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
2019 Germany Julia Görges (2) Canada Bianca Andreescu 2-6, 7-5, 6-1

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1996 Belgium Els Callens
France Julie Halard-Decugis
Canada Jill Hetherington
Australia Kristine Radford
6-1, 6-0
1997 Slovakia Janette Husárová
Belgium Dominique Van Roost
Poland Aleksandra Olsza
Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova
6-2, 6-7(5-7), 6-3
1998 Japan Nana Miyagi
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
France Julie Halard-Decugis
Slovakia Janette Husárová
7-6(7-1), 6-4
1999 Italy Silvia Farina
Austria Barbara Schett
Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Germany Marlene Weingärtner
6-2, 7-6(7-2)
2000 Zimbabwe Cara Black
France Alexandra Fusai
Austria Barbara Schwartz
Austria Patricia Wartusch
3-6, 6-3, 6-4
2001 France Alexandra Fusai (2)
Italy Rita Grande
Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi
Austria Barbara Schett
7-6(7-4), 6-3
2002 United States Nicole Arendt
South Africa Liezel Huber
Czech Republic Kv?ta Hrdli?ková
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
7-5, 6-4
2003 United States Teryn Ashley
United States Abigail Spears
Zimbabwe Cara Black
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
6-2, 2-6, 6-0
2004 Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Croatia Jelena Kostani?
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
7-6(8-6), 3-6, 6-1
2005 Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
New Zealand Leanne Baker
Italy Francesca Lubiani
6-3, 6-3
2006 Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Russia Vera Zvonareva
France Émilie Loit
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6-3, 6-4
2007 Slovakia Janette Husárová (2)
Argentina Paola Suárez
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
India Shikha Uberoi
6-0, 6-2
2008 Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
United States Lilia Osterloh
Germany Martina Müller
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6-3, 6-4
2009 France Nathalie Dechy
Italy Mara Santangelo
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
4-6, 7-6(7-3), 12-10
2010 Zimbabwe Cara Black (2)
United States Liezel Huber (2)
South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Laura Granville
7-6(7-4), 6-2
2011 Czech Republic Kv?ta Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik (2)
Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
New Zealand Marina Erakovic
6-3, 6-0
2012 Czech Republic Andrea Hlavá?ková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Germany Julia Görges
Italy Flavia Pennetta
6-7(2-7), 6-2, [10-7]
2013 Zimbabwe Cara Black (3)
Australia Anastasia Rodionova
Germany Julia Görges
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
2-6, 6-2, [10-5]
2014 Canada Sharon Fichman
United States Maria Sanchez
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
2-6, 6-0, [10-4]
2015 Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
Japan Shuko Aoyama
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
6-2, 6-1
2016 Belgium Elise Mertens
Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
Montenegro Danka Kovini?
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
2-6, 6-3, [10-5]
2017 Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
6-2, 6-2
2018 Italy Sara Errani (2)
Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs
Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Miyu Kato
7-5, 6-1
2019 Canada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Sofia Kenin
New Zealand Paige Hourigan
United States Taylor Townsend
1-6, 6-1, [10-7]

Original Auckland Open

1974-1982 singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1974 Australia Evonne Goolagong United States Ann Kiyomura 6-3, 6-1
1975 Australia Evonne Goolagong (2) United Kingdom Linda Mottram 6-2, 7-5
1976 United Kingdom Sue Barker West Germany Helga Niessen Masthoff 6-5, abandoned
rainout, title shared
1977 West Germany Heidi Eisterlehner Australia Karen Krantzcke 6-4, 6-4
1978 Sweden Helena Anliot Australia Marilyn Tesch 6-4, 6-3
1979 Australia Pam Whytcross New Zealand Brenda Perry 6-3, 7-5
1980 United States Janet Newberry New Zealand Judy Connor Chaloner 6-2, 6-1
1981 Australia Pam Whytcross (2) Australia Chris Newton 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
1982 Belgium Susan Hagey New Zealand Belinda Cordwell 6-4, 6-2

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