2011 WTA Tour

women's tennis tour

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.

Caroline Wozniacki is the current WTA singles number one.

Schedule change

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

Key change

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

January change

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
January 3 Hyundai Hopman Cup
  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
  Brisbane, Australia
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
  Petra Kvitová
6–1, 6–3
  Andrea Petkovic   Marion Bartoli
  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  Jarmila Groth
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
  Dominika Cibulková
  Lucie Šafářová
  Alisa Kleybanova
  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
6–3, 7–5
  Klaudia Jans
  Alicja Rosolska
ASB Classic
  Auckland, New Zealand
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
  Gréta Arn
6–3, 6–3
  Yanina Wickmayer   Julia Görges
  Shuai Peng
  Maria Sharapova
  Kateryna Bondarenko
  Heather Watson
  Simona Halep
  Květa Peschke
  Katarina Srebotnik
6–3, 6–0
  Sofia Arvidsson
  Marina Erakovic
January 10 Medibank International Sydney
  Sydney, Australia
WTA Premier tournaments
$618,000 - Hard - 30S/48Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
  Li Na
7–6(3), 6–3
  Kim Clijsters   Alisa Kleybanova
  Bojana Jovanovski
  Dominika Cibulková
  Victoria Azarenka
  Svetlana Kuznetsova
  Flavia Pennetta
  Iveta Benešová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
  Květa Peschke
  Katarina Srebotnik
Moorilla Hobart International
  Hobart, Australia
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
  Jarmila Groth
6–4, 6–3
  Bethanie Mattek-Sands   Klára Zakopalová
  Peng Shuai
  Marion Bartoli
  Roberta Vinci
  Sara Errani
  Angelique Kerber
  Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci

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

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

February change

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

March change

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

April change

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
April 4 Family Circle Cup
  Charleston, United States
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Clay (Green) - 56S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Andalucia Tennis Experience
  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
  Stuttgart, Germany
WTA Premier tournaments
$721,000 - Clay (Red) (i) - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem
  Fes, Morocco
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
April 25 Barcelona Ladies Open
  Barcelona, Spain
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/16Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Estoril Open
  Estoril, Portugal
WTA International tournaments
$220,000 - Clay (Red) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw

May change

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

June change

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

July change

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

August change

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

September change

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

October change

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

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

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