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New Haven, USA
Aug 21 - Aug 27
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Flushing Meadows, USA
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Dalian, CHINA
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Hobart International

Hobart International

Hobart, AUSTRALIA
Jan 10 - Jan 16

Tournament Info

Tier: International
Prize Money: $226,750
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
2016 Alizé Cornet Xinyun Han / Christina McHale
2015 Heather Watson Johanna Larsson / Kiki Bertens
2014 Garbiñe Muguruza Klara Koukalova / Monica Niculescu
2013 Elena Vesnina María-Teresa Torró-Flor / Garbiñe Muguruza
2012 Mona Barthel Monica Niculescu / Irina-Camelia Begu
2011 Jarmila Wolfe Roberta Vinci / Sara Errani
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  • Hobart Gallery: Down To Four

    January 15, 2015
    Upsets throughout the Hobart International left just one seed remaining of the four semifinalists. Who was she...
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  • Vote: January's WTA Shot Of The Month

    February 01, 2016
    Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka, Eugenie Bouchard or Svetlana Kuznetsova - who will win January's WTA Shot Of The Month? It's up to you - vote now!
  • Cornet Eases To Hobart Victory

    January 16, 2016
    Alizé Cornet captured her first title since 2014, dropping just three games in the final of the Hobart International to beat comeback kid Eugenie Bouchard.
  • Bouchard Revival Continues Into Final

    January 15, 2016
    Eugenie Bouchard battled past a fellow former Top 10 player to reach her first WTA final since Wuhan in 2014. Is she coming alive just in time for the Happy Slam?
  • Bouchard Into Hobart Semis

    January 14, 2016
    Eugenie Bouchard's 2016 renaissance continued on Thursday with a straightforward win over Camila Giorgi, while defending champ Heather Watson fell in double duty effort.
  • Cibulkova Races Past The Rain

    January 13, 2016
    On a rainy day at the Hobart International, Dominika Cibulkova was in ruthless form to dispatch local wildcard Kimberly Birrell; Mona Barthel and Kiki Bertens also advanced.
  • Giorgi Cruises Into Hobart QFs

    January 12, 2016
    Camila Giorgi made it through the rain at the Hobart International, defeating Japanese youngster Nao Hibino in straight sets.
  • Defending Champ Watson Wins In Hobart

    January 11, 2016
    Heather Watson faced few problems against Teliana Pereira at the Hobart International; Eugenie Bouchard and Dominika Cibulkova also advanced in straight sets.
  • Cornet Trumpets Past Allertova

    January 10, 2016
    Alizé Cornet gritted out a tight victory over up-and-coming Denisa Allertova, while No.2 seed Camila Giorgi was made to battle against Zarina Diyas at the Hobart International.
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  • Hobart Gallery: Down To Four

    January 15, 2015
    Upsets throughout the Hobart International left just one seed remaining of the four semifinalists. Who was she?
  • 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.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2016 Alizé Cornet Xinyun Han / Christina McHale
2015 Heather Watson Johanna Larsson / Kiki Bertens
2014 Garbiñe Muguruza Klara Koukalova / Monica Niculescu
2013 Elena Vesnina María-Teresa Torró-Flor / Garbiñe Muguruza
2012 Mona Barthel Monica Niculescu / Irina-Camelia Begu
2011 Jarmila Wolfe 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 Suárez
1997 Dominique Monami Naoko Kijimuta / Nana Smith Rogers
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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