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Vancouver Open
Odlum Brown VanOpen
2019 Odlum Brown Vancouver Open
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Tournament information
Founded2002; 19 years ago (2002)
LocationWest Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
VenueHollyburn Country Club
SurfaceHard - outdoors
WebsiteOfficial website
ATP Tour
CategoryATP Challenger Tour
Draw32S (16Q) / 16D (0Q)
Prize moneyUS$100,000
WTA Tour
CategoryITF Women's Circuit
Draw32S (28Q) / 16D (0Q)
Prize moneyUS$100,000
2006 Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis was the men's singles champion in 2009 and 2014
Stéphanie Dubois became the first Canadian woman to win the singles title in 2009
Dudi Sela won the men's singles title four times, in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2015
15-year-old Nicole Vaidi?ová took the women's title in 2004 when it was a Tier V event
Maria Sharapova won the inaugural women's singles title in 2002

The VanOpen, currently sponsored as Odlum Brown VanOpen, is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hardcourts. It is part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour, and of the ITF Women's Circuit. It is held at Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event was hosted continuously from 2002 to 2015, but returned in 2017 after a one-year hiatus.[1]

History

The inaugural Odlum Brown VanOpen took place in the summer of 2002, in the Jericho Tennis Club, before it eventually moved to Hollyburn Country Club, in West Vancouver, for the 2005 edition.[2][3] Started as a $25,000 ITF Women's Circuit event, the Van Open saw the victory of eventual World No. 1 Maria Sharapova over Laura Granville in 2002, and of then-Junior World No. 1 and French Open girls' singles champion Anna-Lena Grönefeld in 2003.[2]

The following year, Tennis Canada and Tennis BC (tennis' governing body in British Columbia) joined to bring the event to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour as a $110,000 Tier V event.[3] Czech qualifier, and eventual top-ten member Nicole Vaidi?ová won the singles final over 2002 runner-up Laura Granville, becoming, as World No. 180, the lowest-ranked player to win a tour title during the 2004 WTA Tour season, and at 15 years, 3 months, and 23 days, the sixth youngest player to win a professional title in tour history.[4]

While the women's event returned to its $25k format in 2005, "to help develop some of the world's best Canadian junior girls", a $100k men's Challenger event was added to the tournament, with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP Tour) joining Tennis Canada, Tennis BC and the ITF in the organisation of the Open.[3] Israeli Dudi Sela won the inaugural men's singles event over Australian Paul Baccanello in straight sets, and American Ansley Cargill won the first of her two women's singles titles (2005, 2006).

The VanOpen continued to grow in the following editions, with the ITF event's prize money moving up to $50k in 2007, and $75k in 2009.[2] Amongst the tournament's champions since 2005 have been, on the women's side, former Junior world No. 1 Urszula Radwa?ska (2008 singles), Stéphanie Dubois (2007 doubles, 2009 singles), and on the men's side Rik de Voest (2006 singles, 2007 and 2009 doubles), Frédéric Niemeyer (2007 singles), Dudi Sela (2005, 2008 and 2010 singles), who claimed his second VanOpen title, and 2006 Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis (2009 singles), who won in Vancouver his first title since February 2007.[5]

Past finals

Men's singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2020
Tournament cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2019 Lithuania Ri?ardas Berankis Chinese Taipei Jason Jung 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
2018 United Kingdom Dan Evans Australia Jason Kubler 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(7-3)
2017 Germany Cedrik-Marcel Stebe Australia Jordan Thompson 6-0, 6-1
2016 Not held
2015 Israel Dudi Sela Australia John-Patrick Smith 6-4, 7-5
2014 Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis Uzbekistan Farrukh Dustov 7-6(8-6), 6-3
2013 Canada Vasek Pospisil United Kingdom Daniel Evans 6-0, 1-6, 7-5
2012 Netherlands Igor Sijsling Ukraine Sergei Bubka 6-1, 7-5
2011 United Kingdom James Ward United States Robby Ginepri 7-5, 6-4
2010 Israel Dudi Sela Lithuania Ri?ardas Berankis 7-5, 6-2
2009 Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis Belgium Xavier Malisse 6-4, 6-4
2008 Israel Dudi Sela United States Kevin Kim 6-3, 6-0
2007 Canada Frédéric Niemeyer United States Sam Querrey 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
2006 South Africa Rik de Voest United States Amer Delic 7-6(7-4), 6-2
2005 Israel Dudi Sela Australia Paul Baccanello 6-2, 6-3

Women's singles

Men's doubles

Women's doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2020
Tournament cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2019 Japan Nao Hibino
Japan Miyu Kato
United Kingdom Naomi Broady
New Zealand Erin Routliffe
6-2, 6-2
2018 United States Desirae Krawczyk
Mexico Giuliana Olmos
Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova
Netherlands Arantxa Rus
6-2, 7-5
2017 Australia Jessica Moore
United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
United States Desirae Krawczyk
Mexico Giuliana Olmos
6-1, 7-5
2016 Not held
2015 United Kingdom Johanna Konta
United States Maria Sanchez
Romania Raluca Olaru
United States Anna Tatishvili
7-6(7-5), 6-4
2014 United States Asia Muhammad
United States Maria Sanchez
United States Jamie Loeb
United States Allie Will
6-3, 1-6, [10-8]
2013 Canada Sharon Fichman
Ukraine Maryna Zanevska
United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Natalie Pluskota
6-2, 6-2
2012 Israel Julia Glushko
Australia Olivia Rogowska
United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Natalie Pluskota
6-4, 5-7, [10-7]
2011 Czech Republic Karolína Plí?ková
Czech Republic Kristýna Plí?ková
United States Jamie Hampton
Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
5-7, 6-2, [10-2]
2010 Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Canada Heidi El Tabakh
United States Irina Falconi
United States Amanda Fink
3-6, 6-3, [10-4]
2009 United States Ahsha Rolle
United States Riza Zalameda
United States Madison Brengle
United States Lilia Osterloh
6-4, 6-3
2008 United States Carly Gullickson
Australia Nicole Kriz
United States Christina Fusano
Japan Junri Namigata
6-7(4-7), 6-1, [10-5]
2007 Canada Stéphanie Dubois
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
Argentina Soledad Esperón
Argentina Agustina Lepore
6-4, 6-4
2006 Australia Nicole Kriz
United States Story Tweedie-Yates
United States Jennifer Magley
United States Courtney Nagle
7-5, 6-3
2005 United Kingdom Sarah Borwell
United States Sarah Riske
United States Lauren Barnikow
Germany Antonia Matic
6-4, 3-6, 7-6(7-0)
?   ITF event   ?
2004 United States Bethanie Mattek
United States Abigail Spears
Belgium Els Callens
Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
6-3, 6-3
?   WTA Tier V event   ?
2003 United States Amanda Augustus
Canada Mélanie Marois
Australia Nicole Sewell
Netherlands Andrea van den Hurk
7-6(7-4), 6-4
2002 United States Amanda Augustus
Canada Renata Kolbovic
United States Lauren Kalvaria
United States Gabriela Lastra
7-5, 7-5
?   ITF event   ?

References

  1. ^ "Odlum Brown VanOpen tennis tournament returns in 2017" (PDF). VanOpen.com. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Paterson, Jeff (24 July 2008). "Vancouver Open may leap to improve its smash". Straight.com. Vancouver Free Press. Retrieved 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "Tournament History". vanopen.com. Odlum Brown Vancouver Open. Archived from the original on August 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009.
  4. ^ Chesterman, Barnaby (11 July 2005). "Vaidisova resolves to do even better". redOrbit.com. redOrbit.com. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ Weber, Marc (10 August 2009). "Dubois, Baghdatis crowned at VanOpen". communities.canada.com. Canwest Publishing Inc. Retrieved 2009.

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