2011 WTA Tour facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
US Open 2009 4th round 038
Caroline Wozniacki is the current WTA singles number one.

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour is the number one tier professional tennis tour for women's tennis competition. The 2011 WTA Tour calendar comprises the Grand Slam tournaments (organised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)), the WTA Premier tournaments (Premier Mandatory, Premier 5 and regular Premier), the WTA International tournaments, the Fed Cup (organised by the ITF), and the year-end championships (the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions and the WTA Tour Championships). Also included in the 2011 calendar is the Hopman Cup, which does not distribute ranking points, and is organised by the ITF.

Schedule

This is the complete schedule of events on the 2011 WTA Tour. Player progression will be documented from the quarterfinals stage.

Key

Grand Slam events
Year-end championships
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
WTA Premier tournaments
WTA International tournaments
Team events

January

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
January 3 Hyundai Hopman Cup
Australia Perth, Australia
Hopman Cup
AU$1,000,000 – Hard (i) – 8 teams (RR)
 United States
2–1
 Belgium
Round Robin (Group A)
 Serbia
 Australia
 Kazakhstan
Round Robin (Group B)
 Great Britain
 Italy
 France
Brisbane International
Australia Brisbane, Australia
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
6–1, 6–3
Germany Andrea Petkovic France Marion Bartoli
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Australia Jarmila Groth
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
6–3, 7–5
Poland Klaudia Jans
Poland Alicja Rosolska
ASB Classic
New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Hungary Gréta Arn
6–3, 6–3
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer Germany Julia Görges
People's Republic of China Shuai Peng
Russia Maria Sharapova
Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
United Kingdom Heather Watson
Romania Simona Halep
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–3, 6–0
Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
New Zealand Marina Erakovic
January 10 Medibank International Sydney
Australia Sydney, Australia
WTA Premier tournaments
$618,000 - Hard - 30S/48Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
People's Republic of China Li Na
7–6(3), 6–3
Belgium Kim Clijsters Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Serbia Bojana Jovanovski
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Moorilla Hobart International
Australia Hobart, Australia
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Australia Jarmila Groth
6–4, 6–3
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands Czech Republic Klára Zakopalová
People's Republic of China Peng Shuai
France Marion Bartoli
Italy Roberta Vinci
Italy Sara Errani
Germany Angelique Kerber
Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci

6–3, 7–5
Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
Latvia Līga Dekmeijere
January 17
January 24
Australian Open
Australia Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
A$23,140,000 - Hard - 128S/96Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw
People's Republic of China Na Li vs Belgium Kim Clijsters Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Italy Francesca Schiavone
Germany Andrea Petkovic
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Czech Republic Petra Kvitova
Argentina Gisela Dulko / Italy Flavia Pennetta
vs
Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Russia Maria Kirilenko
/
vs
/
January 31 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas: Quarterfinals
Australia Hobart, Australia, Hard
Russia Moscow, Russia, Hard (i)
Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia, Hard (i)
Belgium Antwerp, Belgium, (i)

 Australia vs  Italy
 Russia vs  France
 Slovakia vs  Czech Republic
 Belgium vs  United States

February

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
February 7 Open GDF Suez
France Paris, France
WTA Premier tournaments
$618,000 - Hard (i) - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
PTT Pattaya Open
Thailand Pattaya City, Thailand
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
February 14 Dubai Tennis Championships
United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
$2,050,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Cellular South Cup
United States Memphis, United States
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Copa BBVA-Colsanitas
Colombia Bogotá, Colombia
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
February 21 Qatar Ladies Open
Qatar Doha, Qatar
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Hard - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Abierto Mexicano Telcel
Mexico Acapulco, Mexico
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
February 28 Monterrey Open
Mexico Monterrey, Mexico
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Malaysian Open
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw

March

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
March 7
March 14
BNP Paribas Open
United States Indian Wells, United States
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
$4,500,000 - Hard - 96S/48Q/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
March 21
March 28
Sony Ericsson Open
United States Miami, United States
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
$4,500,000 - Hard - 96S/48Q/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw

April

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
April 4 Family Circle Cup
United States Charleston, United States
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Clay (Green) - 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Andalucia Tennis Experience
Spain Marbella, Spain
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
April 11 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas: Semifinals

Semifinal winners

Semifinal losers

April 18 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Germany Stuttgart, Germany
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Clay (Red) (i) - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem
Morocco Fes, Morocco
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
April 25 Barcelona Ladies Open
Spain Barcelona, Spain
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Estoril Open
Portugal Estoril, Portugal
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw

May

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
May 2 Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open
Spain Madrid, Spain
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
$4,500,000 - Clay (Red) - 64S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
May 9 Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Italy Rome, Italy
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
$2,050,000 - Clay (Red) - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
May 16 Open de Bruxelles
Belgium Brussels, Belgium
WTA Premier tournaments
$618,000 - Clay (Red) - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Internationaux de Strasbourg
France Strasbourg, France
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
May 23
May 30
French Open
France Paris, France
Grand Slam
€17,226,040 - Clay (Red) - 128S/96Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw

June

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
June 6 AEGON Classic
United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Grass - 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
e-Boks Danish Open
Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
June 13 AEGON International
United Kingdom Eastbourne, United Kingdom
WTA Premier tournaments
$618,000 - Grass - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
UNICEF Open
Netherlands 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Grass - 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
June 20
June 27
Wimbledon Championships
United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Grand Slam
£13,725,000 - Grass - 128S/96Q/64D/48X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw

July

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
July 4 GDF SUEZ Grand Prix
Hungary Budapest, Hungary
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Swedish Open
Sweden Båstad, Sweden
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
July 11 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo
Italy Palermo, Italy
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Gastein Ladies
Austria Bad Gastein, Austria
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
July 18 Baku Cup
Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
July 25 Bank of the West Classic
United States Stanford, United States
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Hard - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Troy Park Women's Tennis Championships
United States Elkridge, United States
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw

August

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
August 1 Mercury Insurance Open
United States San Diego, United States
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
August 8 Rogers Cup
Canada Toronto, Canada
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
$2,050,000 - Hard - 56S/64Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
August 15 Western & Southern Open
United States Cincinnati, United States
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
$2,050,000 - Hard - 56S/48Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
August 22 New Haven Open at Yale
United States New Haven, United States
WTA Premier tournaments
$618,000 - Hard - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Possibly (WTA sources conflict)
Texas Tennis Open
United States Dallas, United States
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
August 29
September 5
US Open
United States New York City, United States
Grand Slam
$22,668,000 - Hard - 128S/128Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw

September

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
September 12 Tashkent Open
Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Bell Challenge
Canada Quebec City, Canada
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
September 19 Hansol Korea Open
South Korea Seoul, South Korea
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Guangzhou International Women's Open
People's Republic of China Guangzhou, China
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
September 26 Toray Pan Pacific Open
Japan Tokyo, Japan
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
$2,050,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw

October

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
October 3 China Open
People's Republic of China Beijing, China
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
$4,500,000 - Hard - 60S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
October 10 Generali Ladies Linz
Austria Linz, Austria
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
HP Open
Japan Osaka, Japan
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
October 17 Kremlin Cup
Russia Moscow, Russia
WTA Premier tournaments
$1,000,000 - Hard (i) - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
BGL Luxembourg Open
Luxembourg Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
October 24 WTA Tour Championships
Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
Year-end championships
$4,900,000 - Hard(i) - 8S (RR)/4D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
October 31 Commonwealth Bank
Tournament of Champions

Indonesia Bali, Indonesia
Year-end championships
$600,000 - Hard(i)- 8S
Singles Draw
Fed Cup by BNP Paribas: Final

2011 WTA Tour Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.