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Upcoming Tournaments

GP SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem

GP SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem

Rabat, MOROCCO
Apr 25 - Apr 30
J&T Banka Prague Open - Prague, Czech Republic

J&T Banka Prague Open - Prague, ...

Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Apr 25 - Apr 30
Mutua Madrid Open

Mutua Madrid Open

Madrid, SPAIN
Apr 30 - May 07
Internazionali BNL d'Italia

Internazionali BNL d'Italia

Rome, ITALY
May 09 - May 15
Internationaux de Strasbourg

Internationaux de Strasbourg

Strasbourg, FRANCE
May 15 - May 21
NÜRNBERGER VERSICHERUNGSCUP

NÜRNBERGER VERSICHERUNGSCUP

NÜRNBERG, GERMANY
May 15 - May 21
Connecticut Open

Connecticut Open

New Haven, USA
Aug 21 - Aug 27

Tournament Info

Tier: Premier
Prize Money: $695,900
Surface: Hard
Director: Anne Worcester
After being held in various cities since its inception in 1988, what is now known as the Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies settled in its current home of the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale in 1998. The event is the last WTA stop on the Emirates Airline US Open Series leading up to the year's final Grand Slam.

With her triumph in 2011, Caroline Wozniacki became the first player to win the same tournament four consecutive years since 2002. That also happened to be in New Haven, with Venus Williams victorious from 1999 to 2002. Other winners include another four-time champion, Steffi Graf, as well as Jennifer Capriati, Lindsay Davenport, Justine Henin, Martina Navratilova, Monica Seles and Petra Kvitova.


United Technologies partners with the tournament in fundraising for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2015 Petra Kvitova Lucie Hradecka / Julia Goerges
2014 Petra Kvitova Sílvia Soler-Espinosa / Andreja Klepac
2013 Simona Halep Jie Zheng / Sania Mirza
2012 Petra Kvitova Liezel Huber / Lisa Raymond
2011 Caroline Wozniacki Chia-Jung Chuang / Olga Govortsova
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  • Vote: August's Player of the Month

    September 01, 2015
    Cast your vote now for August's WTA Player of the Month - Serena Williams, Belinda Bencic, Angelique Kerber or Petra Kvitova?
  • Cibulkova Easing Into Comeback

    August 30, 2015
    WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | After a five-month injury layoff, Dominika Cibulkova is taking her return to the WTA circuit one step at a time
  • Safarova Sails Into Final

    August 28, 2015
    The Czech star continues her stellar season with a third WTA Final in New Haven, fending off a late surge from lucky loser Lesia Tsurenko.
  • Kvitova Rolls Past Wozniacki

    August 28, 2015
    Down 5-3 for the second straight night, defending champion Petra Kvitova broke through to unseat four-time Connecticut Open champ Caroline Wozniacki; how many winners did the Czech star hit?
  • Safarova Shakes Off Cibulkova

    August 27, 2015
    Down a set to the resurgent Slovak, Lucie Safarova dug deep to reach the semifinals in New Haven; just how long was this grueling affair?
  • Kvitova Edges Past Radwanska

    August 27, 2015
    Down an early break in the opening set, Petra Kvitova turned things around to take out the crafty Agnieszka Radwanska in New Haven; how did she do it?
  • Gutsy Wozniacki Shines at Yale

    August 27, 2015
    Down an early break, four-time Connecticut Open champion Caroline Wozniacki went on a tear; what made the difference on Thursday night?
  • Radwanska Runs Past Cornet

    August 26, 2015
    In her fifth Connecticut Open appearance, former No.2 Agnieszka Radwanska faced a familiar foe in the second round; how did she clinch the win?
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Previous Winners

Year Draws Singles Doubles
2015 Petra Kvitova Lucie Hradecka / Julia Goerges
2014 Petra Kvitova Sílvia Soler-Espinosa / Andreja Klepac
2013 Simona Halep Jie Zheng / Sania Mirza
2012 Petra Kvitova Liezel Huber / Lisa Raymond
2011 Caroline Wozniacki Chia-Jung Chuang / Olga Govortsova
2010 Caroline Wozniacki Kveta Peschke / Katarina Srebotnik
2009 Caroline Wozniacki Nuria Llagostera Vives / María José Martínez Sánchez
2008 Caroline Wozniacki Kveta Peschke / Lisa Raymond
2007 Svetlana Kuznetsova Mara Santangelo / Sania Mirza
2006 Justine Henin Zi Yan / Jie Zheng
2005 Lindsay Davenport Lisa Raymond / Samantha Stosur
2004 Elena Bovina Nadia Petrova / Meghann Shaughnessy
2003 Jennifer Capriati Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suárez
2002 Venus Williams Daniela Hantuchova / Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario
2001 Venus Williams Cara Black / Elena Likhovtseva
2000 Venus Williams Julie Halard-Decugis / Ai Sugiyama
1999 Venus Williams Lisa Raymond / Rennae Stubbs
1998 Steffi Graf Alexandra Fusai / Nathalie Tauziat
1997 Lindsay Davenport Nicole Arendt / Manon Bollegraf
1994 Conchita Martínez Pam Shriver / Elizabeth Smylie
1993 Conchita Martínez Elizabeth Smylie / Helena Sukova
1992 Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova / Pam Shriver
1991 Steffi Graf Patty Fendick / Monica Seles
1990 Monica Seles Kathy Jordan / Elizabeth Smylie
1989 Steffi Graf Katrina Adams / Pam Shriver
1988 Steffi Graf Lori McNeil / Helena Sukova
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