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Korea Open Tennis 2021


Schedule Prize Money Players List Draws Past Champions

2020 Korea Open Facts

Date 20 – 26 December
Edition 17th
Category WTA 125
Draw 28S / 8D
Prize money $115,000
Surface Hard (i)
Location Seoul, South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center

2019 Champions

Singles
Czech Republic Karolína Muchová
Doubles
Spain Lara Arruabarrena / Germany Tatjana Maria

Korea Open Facts

Founded 2004; 17 years ago
Location Seoul
South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center
Category WTA 125
Surface Hard / Indoors
Draw 28M/8D
Prize money $115,000 (2021)

Schedule

  • START DATE : 20 December.
  • END DATE : 26 December
  • Place :Seoul, South Korea

Prize Money

Total Prize Money: $115,000

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
FRA Kristina Mladenovic 99 1
CHN Zhu Lin 142 2
HUN Réka Luca Jani 170 3
GRE Valentini Grammatikopoulou 184 4
NED Arianne Hartono 196 5
KOR Jang Su-jeong 215 6
BUL Isabella Shinikova 226 7
JPN Yuki Naito 262 8

Wildcards

South Korea Back Da-yeon
Czech Republic Brenda Fruhvirtová
South Korea Jeong Bo-young
South Korea Park Eun-yeong

Alternate:

South Korea Moon Jeong

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

United Kingdom Jodie Burrage → replaced by Canada Carol Zhao
United States Hanna Chang → replaced by Finland Anastasia Kulikova
Italy Federica Di Sarra → replaced by Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
Japan Nao Hibino → replaced by South Korea Moon Jeong
Japan Mai Hontama → replaced by India Riya Bhatia
United States Dasha Ivanova → replaced by South Korea Kim Da-bin
Czech Republic Anna Sisková → replaced by Czech Republic Linda Fruhvirtová
China Zhang Shuai → replaced by South Korea Choi Ji-hee

Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
NED Arianne Hartono AUS Olivia Tjandramulia 310 1
GRE Valentini Grammatikopoulou HUN Réka Luca Jani 381 2

Wildcards

South Korea Jeong Bo-young / South Korea Jeong Yeong-won

Past Champions

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Alisa Kleybanova Klára Zakopalová 6–1, 6–3
2011 María José Martínez Sánchez Galina Voskoboeva 7–6(7–0), 7–6(7–2)
2012 Caroline Wozniacki Kaia Kanepi 6–1, 6–0
2013 Agnieszka Radwańska Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–4
2014 Karolína Plíšková Varvara Lepchenko 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
2015 Irina-Camelia Begu Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6–3, 6–1
2016 Lara Arruabarrena Monica Niculescu 6–0, 2–6, 6–0
2017 Jeļena Ostapenko Beatriz Haddad Maia 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–4
2018 Kiki Bertens Ajla Tomljanović 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–2
2019 Karolína Muchová Magda Linette 6–1, 6–1
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

↓ WTA 125K series tournament ↓

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Julia Görges
Polona Hercog
Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–3, 6–4
2011 Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
Vera Dushevina
Galina Voskoboeva
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2012 Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears (2)
Akgul Amanmuradova
Vania King
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
2013 Chan Chin-wei
Xu Yifan
Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
7–5, 6–3
2014 Lara Arruabarrena
Irina-Camelia Begu
Mona Barthel
Mandy Minella
6–3, 6–3
2015 Lara Arruabarrena (2)
Andreja Klepač
Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10-6]
2016 Johanna Larsson
Kirsten Flipkens
Akiko Omae
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–2, 6–3
2017 Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson (2)
Luksika Kumkhum
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–4, 6–1
2018 Choi Ji-hee
Han Na-lae
Hsieh Shu-ying
Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 6–2
2019 Lara Arruabarrena (3)
Tatjana Maria
Hayley Carter
Luisa Stefani
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [10–7]
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

↓ WTA 125K series tournament ↓