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US Open

Flushing Meadows, USA
Aug 25 - Sep 07
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CAOXIJIU Suzhou Ladies Open

Suzhou, CHINA
Sep 01 - Sep 06
Coupe Banque Nationale

Coupe Banque Nationale

Quebec City, CANADA
Sep 08 - Sep 14
Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open

Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open

Hong Kong, SAR
Sep 08 - Sep 14
Tashkent Open

Tashkent Open

Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN
Sep 08 - Sep 13
Guangzhou International Women's Open

Guangzhou International Women's ...

Guangzhou, CHINA
Sep 15 - Sep 20
Hobart International

Hobart International

Hobart, AUSTRALIA
Jan 05 - Jan 11

Tournament Info

Tier: International
Prize Money: $250,000
Surface: Hard
Director: Mark Handley
Many of the WTA's stars venture to Australia for the Hobart International to get their games in gear the week before the start of the season's first Grand Slam - the Australian Open.

Launched in 1994, the tournament has produced a different winner every year. Most notably, Kim Clijsters was victorious in 2000 and Petra Kvitova secured her maiden WTA title here in 2009. Also, Alicia Molik did her home country proud by becoming Hobart's first Australian champion in 2003.

A busy seaport that supports a major tourism industry, Hobart is known for its restaurants and cafes, and its vibrant music and nightlife culture. It is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. The event is held at the Domain Tennis Centre, Tasmania's premier tennis facility.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2014 Garbine Muguruza Klara Zakopalova / Monica Niculescu
2013 Elena Vesnina Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor / Garbine Muguruza
2012 Mona Barthel Monica Niculescu / Irina-Camelia Begu
2011 Jarmila Gajdosova Roberta Vinci / Sara Errani
2010 Alona Bondarenko Kveta Peschke / Chia-Jung Chuang
2009 Petra Kvitova Gisela Dulko / Flavia Pennetta
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  • RTS Update: Power Shift After Week 2

    January 12, 2014
    Two unheralded qualifiers and an established Top 10 star made big moves on the Road To Singapore standings this week after outstanding performances at WTA stops in Sydney and Hobart.
  • Muguruza Wins First WTA Title In Hobart

    January 11, 2014
    Garbiñe Muguruza won her first WTA title at the Hobart International on Saturday, all the more impressive given it was just her second week back in action after a lengthy ankle injury lay-off.
  • Zakopalova Ousts Stosur In Hobart

    January 10, 2014
    Klara Zakopalova beat Australian No.1 Sam Stosur for the 450th win of her career in the semifinals of the Hobart International. Awaiting her in the final is first-time WTA finalist Garbiñe Muguruza.
  • Stosur Cruises Into Hobart Semis

    January 09, 2014
    Samantha Stosur beat Bojana Jovanovski at the Hobart International on Thursday to set up a semifinal encounter with Klara Zakopalova.
  • Stosur Fights Back To Reach QFs

    January 08, 2014
    Australian No.1 Samantha Stosur kept the Hobart crowd on the edge of their seats on Wednesday, surviving two match points before edging past Kristina Mladenovic.
  • Sanders Stuns Peng In Hobart Opener

    January 07, 2014
    Australian 19-year-old Storm Sanders upset Peng Shuai in her WTA main draw debut on Tuesday at the Hobart International.
  • Stosur Survives Thriller In Hobart

    January 06, 2014
    Samantha Stosur edged Madison Brengle in a third set tie-break on Monday to advance to the second round of the Hobart International.
  • This Week: 10 Things To Know

    January 05, 2014
    The Road To Singapore goes through Sydney and Hobart this week. What are the toughest first round match-ups? Who's on the verge of their 500th career match win? All that and more right here...
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  • Gallery: Final Preparations For Melbourne

    January 11, 2014
    From Tsvetana Pironkova and Garbiñe Muguruza picking up their first WTA titles to Monica Niculescu and Klara Zakopalova staying perfect together in 2014, see all the best pics from this week's finals.
  • Hobart Gallery: Memories From Tasmania

    January 09, 2014
    The stars of the WTA - including Sam Stosur, Laura Robson and Elena Vesnina - have been venturing away from the courts of the Hobart International this week and taking in some of the sights...
  • Hobart Gallery: Vesnina's New Chapter

    January 13, 2013
    Before Saturday, Elena Vesnina was one of the best players never to win a WTA title - but the talented Russian shook that tag in impressive fashion at the Moorilla Hobart International.
  • Hobart Gallery: Sloane At St. David's Park

    January 12, 2013
    Sloane Stephens didn't just equal her career-best WTA performance in Hobart this past week, she also took some time out for a photo shoot at St. David's Park. See some of the pics here.
  • Hobart Gallery: Action On & Off The Court

    January 09, 2013
    From drama on the court to fun off of it - including Australian rising star Ashleigh Barty's kids day hit - there's a lot going on at the Moorilla Hobart International. Check out the pics here.
  • Hobart Gallery: Robson Visits Bonorong

    January 08, 2013
    Laura Robson, who just broke into the Top 50 for the first time this week, took some time out in Hobart to visit the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and make some new friends. See the pics here!
  • Hobart Gallery: Brilliant Week For Barthel

    January 14, 2012
    Mona Barthel stunned the field by going from qualifying all the way to the Moorilla Hobart International title.
  • Hobart Gallery Part II

    January 16, 2011
    Jarmila Groth and a pair of Italians emerged from Hobart with very unique trophies. Check it out...
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2014 Garbine Muguruza Klara Zakopalova / Monica Niculescu
2013 Elena Vesnina Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor / Garbine Muguruza
2012 Mona Barthel Monica Niculescu / Irina-Camelia Begu
2011 Jarmila Gajdosova Roberta Vinci / Sara Errani
2010 Alona Bondarenko Kveta Peschke / Chia-Jung Chuang
2009 Petra Kvitova Gisela Dulko / Flavia Pennetta
2008 Eleni Daniilidou Anabel Medina Garrigues / Virginia Ruano Pascual
2007 Anna Chakvetadze Elena Likhovtseva / Elena Vesnina
2006 Michaella Krajicek Emilie Loit / Nicole Pratt
2005 Jie Zheng Zi Yan / Jie Zheng
2004 Amy Frazier Shinobu Asagoe / Seiko Okamoto
2003 Alicia Molik Cara Black / Elena Likhovtseva
2002 Martina Sucha Tathiana Garbin / Rita Grande
2001 Rita Grande Cara Black / Elena Likhovtseva
2000 Kim Clijsters Rita Grande / Emilie Loit
1999 Chanda Rubin Mariaan De Swardt / Elena Tatarkova
1998 Patty Schnyder Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suarez
1997 Dominique Monami Naoko Kijimuta / Nana Smith
1996 Julie Halard-Decugis Yayuk Basuki / Kyoko Nagatsuka
1995 Leila Meskhi Kyoko Nagatsuka / Ai Sugiyama
1994 Mana Endo Linda Wild / Chanda Rubin
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