2021 Berlin

Champion's Reel: How Liudmila Samsonova won Berlin 2021

No.106-ranked qualifier Liudmila Samsonova, 22, stunned the field at the inaugural bett1open to capture her maiden title. The Russian had only made one previous WTA semifinal, at Palermo 2019, but became the lowest-ranked WTA 500 winner since Tsvetana Pironkova at Sydney 2014.