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BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games

BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games

BELGIUM
Feb 09 - Feb 15

Tournament Info

Tier: Premier
Prize Money: $665,900
Surface: Hard
Director: Kim Clijsters
Antwerp returns to the WTA Calendar in 2015, with the reintroduction of the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games.First held in 2002, Antwerp was a fixture on tour for seven years, during which time its honor roll filled up with a Who's Who of the modern game.

Venus Williams lifted the inaugural title, defeating Justine Henin and returned 12 months later to defend her crown, this time seeing off Belgium's other favorite daughter, Kim Clijsters. There were popular victories for Clijsters in 2004 and Henin in 2008, bookending Amélie Mauresmo's three-year domination of the event.

Home to the event is the historic Antwerps Sportpaleis. Built in the 1930s for track cycling, the venue can host nearly 20,000 people and is the second most visited event hall in the world, second only to Madison Square Garden.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2015 Andrea Petkovic Anabel Medina Garrigues / Arantxa Parra Santonja
2008 Justine Henin Cara Black / Liezel Huber
2007 Amélie Mauresmo Cara Black / Liezel Huber
2006 Amélie Mauresmo Katarina Srebotnik / Dinara Safina
2005 Amélie Mauresmo Cara Black / Els Callens
2004 Kim Clijsters Cara Black / Els Callens
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  • WTA Heads To St. Petersburg In 2016

    August 18, 2015
    St. Petersburg, Russia will be host to a WTA Premier event in 2016, replacing the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games in Antwerp.
  • Greats Of The Game: Kim Clijsters

    March 11, 2015
    Every month on wtatennis.com we'll bring you a clip from WTA All Access, the WTA's official magazine show. This month, the show catches up with WTA legend and fan favorite Kim Clijsters.
  • Petkovic Caps Dream Week In Antwerp

    February 15, 2015
    Andrea Petkovic won the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games and then took on Tournament Director Kim Clijsters in an exhibition - who won? Watch highlights here!
  • Video: Kim Clijsters On The Big Week

    February 15, 2015
    Women's tennis made a long-awaited return to Antwerp this past week, and former World No.1 Kim Clijsters was there the whole way - wtatennis.com caught up with her...
  • Petkovic Vs Suárez Navarro In Antwerp

    February 14, 2015
    Andrea Petkovic kept her dream week going with a razor-thin win over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova. Next up is Carla Suárez Navarro, who just hit a brand new high.
  • Petkovic To Break Back Into Top 10

    February 13, 2015
    Two days ago, Andrea Petkovic saved eight match points to beat a home favorite in Antwerp - it turns out that magical victory will put her back where she truly belongs.
  • Pliskova Vs Suárez Navarro: The Rematch

    February 13, 2015
    Karolina Pliskova and Carla Suárez Navarro outdid very accomplished opponents to set up a very intriguing semifinal rematch at the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games.
  • Zahlavova Strycova Into SFs, Petko Next

    February 13, 2015
    Barbora Zahlavova Strycova reached the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games semifinals and is now a win away from breaking the Top 20. Andrea Petkovic awaits.
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  • Antwerp Gallery: WTA Stars Hit The Catwalk

    February 11, 2015
    Eugenie Bouchard, Andrea Petkovic, Lucie Safarova and WTA Rising Star Kristina Mladenovic strutted their stuff Tuesday night - see what they were wearing here!
  • Antwerp Gallery: The Player Party

    February 10, 2015
    A who's who of Belgian WTA stars - including Kim Clijsters - were joined by Eugenie Bouchard at the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games player party. See the pics here!
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2015 Andrea Petkovic Anabel Medina Garrigues / Arantxa Parra Santonja
2008 Justine Henin Cara Black / Liezel Huber
2007 Amélie Mauresmo Cara Black / Liezel Huber
2006 Amélie Mauresmo Katarina Srebotnik / Dinara Safina
2005 Amélie Mauresmo Cara Black / Els Callens
2004 Kim Clijsters Cara Black / Els Callens
2003 Venus Williams Kim Clijsters / Ai Sugiyama
2002 Venus Williams Magdalena Maleeva / Patty Schnyder
2001 Barbara Rittner Els Callens / Virginia Ruano Pascual
2000 Amanda Coetzer Sabine Appelmans / Kim Clijsters
1999 Justine Henin Laura Golarsa / Katarina Srebotnik
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