Lausanne Open

The Lausanne Open is a WTA 250 clay-court tennis tournament that takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Date: 24 - 30 July
Category: WTA 250
Surface: Clay
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Venue: Tennis Club Stade-Lausanne
Players: 32 players (2023 Lausanne Open WTA Entry List)
Prize Money: $259,303 (2023 Lausanne Open WTA Prize Money)
Points: 280 for champion (2023 Lausanne Open WTA Points)
Draw: 2023 Lausanne Open WTA Draw

The Ladies Open Lausanne is a clay court WTA 250 competition held in Lausanne, Switzerland. In previous years, the competition has had several names and different locations. Former names include the WTA Swiss Open, the Swiss International Championships, and the Ladies' Championship Gstaad.

Previous venues also include Lugano, Gstaad, and Geneva. The Ladies Open Lausanne has roots in the late 19th century. Originally, the tournament was called the Swiss International Championships and was held between 1899 and 1967. However, the event changed in 1968 to the Gstaad International before changing location several times in the 20th century.

In 2019, the venue changed once more from Gstaad to Lausanne, where the competition has taken place ever since. Usually, the Ladies Open Lausanne takes place across one week in late July.

As a WTA 250 event, 32 singles players enter the singles draw, while an additional 16-pair doubles competition takes place at the same time. Before the competition moved to Lausanne, several elite women’s players won the tournament.

Former American player Chris Evert has won the most WTA titles in Switzerland with three wins. However, since 2019, four different players have won the Ladies Open Lausanne title, including Fiona Ferro, Tamara Zidansek, Petra Martic, and Elisabetta Cocciaretto.

In the doubles competition, four different winners have also won between 2019 and 2023. The Russian duo of Anastasia Potapova and Yana Sizikova won the inaugural Ladies Open Lausanne in 2019. Then, in the 2021 edition, the all-Swiss pair of Simona Waltert, and Susan Bandecchi won the second doubles title in Lausanne.

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