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2016 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open

2016 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open

Wuhan, CHINA
Sep 25 - Oct 01
Tashkent Open

Tashkent Open

Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN
Sep 26 - Oct 01
China Open

China Open

Beijing, CHINA
Oct 01 - Oct 09
Generali Ladies Linz

Generali Ladies Linz

Linz, AUSTRIA
Oct 10 - Oct 16
Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open

Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open

Hong Kong, SAR
Oct 10 - Oct 16
Tianjin Open - Tianjin, China

Tianjin Open - Tianjin, China

Tianjin, CHINA
Oct 10 - Oct 16
Aegon Classic Birmingham

Aegon Classic Birmingham

Birmingham, GREAT BRITAIN
Jun 13 - Jun 19
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Tournament Info

Tier: Premier
Prize Money: $780,900
Surface: Grass
Director: Patrick Hughesman
Many WTA stars descend upon the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, Britain's most populated city outside of London, to compete for the Maud Watson Trophy and to prepare for Wimbledon.

Previous winners include Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King - who was Birmingham's inaugural champion in 1982 and collected the last of her 67 Open Era singles titles here in 1983 - and more recently, Jelena Jankovic, Li Na, Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova, who in 2004 became the only player to capture Birmingham and Wimbledon in the same year. Pam Shriver has the most titles in tournament history, having secured four consecutive from 1984 to 1987. Larisa Neiland leads in doubles with six titles.

The Aegon Classic, which was upgraded from International to Premier level in 2013, is hosted less than a mile from the Birmingham city center at the Edgbaston Priory Club, a 12-acre private members facility that includes 29 tennis courts and 10 squash courts. It is one of the country's largest and most popular racquet and leisure clubs. On top of that, the origins of the modern game of lawn tennis are believed to have started in Edgbaston as early as 1859.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2016 Madison Keys Barbora Strycova / Karolina Pliskova
2015 Angelique Kerber Carla Suárez Navarro / Garbiñe Muguruza
2014 Ana Ivanovic Raquel Atawo / Abigail Spears
2013 Daniela Hantuchova Casey Dellacqua / Ashleigh Barty
2012 Melanie Oudin Su-Wei Hsieh / Timea Babos
2011 Sabine Lisicki Olga Govortsova / Alla Kudryavtseva
Previous Winners

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  • WTA Shot Of The Month: Radwanska

    July 15, 2016
    We asked you to vote for your favorite WTA Shot Of The Month, and you picked Agnieszka Radwanska's signature swag. Watch it again now!
  • Vote: June's Player Of The Month

    July 12, 2016
    Cast your vote now for June's WTA Player of the Month - Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, Madison Keys, or Dominika Cibulkova?
  • Vote: June Breakthrough Of The Month

    July 12, 2016
    Cast your vote now for June's Breakthrough Performance of the Month - Elena Vesnina, Madison Keys, or Anastasija Sevastova?
  • Vote: June's WTA Shot Of The Month

    July 11, 2016
    Agnieszka Radwanska, Madison Keys, Kristina Mladenovic, Sam Stosur, Angelique Kerber - who will win June's WTA Shot Of The Month? It's up to you - vote now!
  • Champion's Corner: Keys

    June 20, 2016
    WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Madison Keys discusses the hard work and improvements that helped her become the first American woman to make the Top 10 since 1999.
  • USANA & The WTA's Birmingham Aces

    June 20, 2016
    Every time a WTA player hits an ace, they raise money for an amazing cause - and it's doubled for USANA Ambassadors. How much was raised in Birmingham?
  • Notes & Netcords: June 20, 2016

    June 20, 2016
    With just one week left until Wimbledon, catch up with the biggest news of the week and find out where the Top 20 are spending their last-minute preparations.
  • RTS Update: Keys On The Upswing

    June 20, 2016
    With her second career title, Madison Keys moves into the Top 8 on the Road to Singapore leaderboard; who else made big gains on grass courts last week?
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  • Birmingham: Around The City

    June 16, 2016
    Check out what the WTA stars have been up to off the court during a rainy week at the Aegon Classic.
  • Birmingham Gallery: The Best Of Finals Day

    June 15, 2014
    Ana Ivanovic put in a classic performance en route to her first WTA grass court title at the Aegon Classic.
  • Birmingham Gallery: Grass Court Masterclass

    June 14, 2014
    The stars of the WTA have been showing off their grass court prowess all week at the Aegon Classic - see 15 of the best pics from the Premier-level event here.
  • Birmingham Gallery: Dani Vs Donna

    June 16, 2013
    Daniela Hantuchova and Donna Vekic played each other for the very first time in the final of the Aegon Classic on Sunday - in a battle between youth and experience, it was experience that triumphed.
  • Birmingham Gallery: Chocolate Heaven

    June 14, 2013
    Johanna Konta, Tamira Paszek and Urszula Radwanska are among the WTA stars keeping up appearances off the court in Birmingham, making - and sampling - the goods at Cadbury World.
  • Birmingham Gallery: Ann Jones Centre Court

    June 11, 2013
    An all-star doubles exhibition took place in Birmingham to christen the newly-named Ann Jones Centre Court. Ann Jones herself was present - who are the four players in the exhibition?
  • Birmingham Gallery: Gorillas & Bracelets

    June 11, 2013
    The WTA stars have been shining off of the court in Birmingham, including Tamira Paszek judging best dressed window displays and Heather Watson visiting a very special charity. Check it out!
  • Birmingham Gallery: Gloomy Mondays...

    June 11, 2012
    Fun has begun off the court at the AEGON Classic, but Monday was a gloomy day on the court.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2016 Madison Keys Barbora Strycova / Karolina Pliskova
2015 Angelique Kerber Carla Suárez Navarro / Garbiñe Muguruza
2014 Ana Ivanovic Raquel Atawo / Abigail Spears
2013 Daniela Hantuchova Casey Dellacqua / Ashleigh Barty
2012 Melanie Oudin Su-Wei Hsieh / Timea Babos
2011 Sabine Lisicki Olga Govortsova / Alla Kudryavtseva
2010 Na Li Cara Black / Lisa Raymond
2009 Magdalena Rybarikova Cara Black / Liezel Huber
2008 Kateryna Bondarenko Cara Black / Liezel Huber
2007 Jelena Jankovic Chia-Jung Chuang / Yung-Jan Chan
2006 Vera Zvonareva Jelena Jankovic / Na Li
2005 Maria Sharapova Daniela Hantuchova / Ai Sugiyama
2004 Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova / Maria Kirilenko
2003 Magdalena Maleeva Els Callens / Meilen Tu
2002 Jelena Dokic Shinobu Asagoe / Els Callens
2001 Nathalie Tauziat Cara Black / Elena Likhovtseva
2000 Lisa Raymond Rachel McQuillan / Lisa McShea
1999 Julie Halard-Decugis Corina Morariu / Larisa Neiland
1998 Steffi Graf Els Callens / Julie Halard-Decugis
1997 Nathalie Tauziat Katrina Adams / Larisa Neiland
1996 Meredith McGrath Linda Wild / Elizabeth Smylie
1995 Zina Garrison Manon Bollegraf / Rennae Stubbs
1994 Lori McNeil Zina Garrison / Larisa Neiland
1993 Lori McNeil Lori McNeil / Martina Navratilova
1992 Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Lori McNeil / Rennae Stubbs
1991 Martina Navratilova Nicole Bradtke / Elizabeth Smylie
1990 Zina Garrison Larisa Neiland / Natasha Zvereva
1989 Martina Navratilova Larisa Neiland / Natasha Zvereva
1988 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Larisa Neiland / Natasha Zvereva
1987 Pam Shriver Belinda Cordwell / Anne Harris
1986 Pam Shriver Elise Burgin / Rosalyn Nideffer
1985 Pam Shriver Terry Holladay / Sharon Walsh
1984 Pam Shriver Leslie Allen / Anne White
1983 Billie Jean King Billie Jean King / Sharon Walsh
1982 Billie Jean King Jo Durie / Anne Hobbs
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