Last updated on September 17, 2023.
The WTA Guangzhou Open 2023 is shaping up to be a tennis showcase with $259,303 in prize money and a star-studded lineup with the likes of Magda Linnett and Zhu Lin. The champion will pocket $34,228, which will be held from September 18-23 at the Nansha International Tennis Center. Want to know who else is competing and how the prize money stacks up? Read our full article for all the details.
The 2023 Guangzhou Open is a women’s tennis tournament sponsored by Galaxy Holding Group. It is played outdoors on hard courts and is part of the smaller WTA 250 series. This year is the 17th time the competition is being held, but it is the first time since 2019. The dates are September 18 to 23 at the Nansha International Tennis Center in Guangzhou, China.
The center is really big, almost 40,000 square meters. It has 18 tennis courts: 12 are hard courts and 6 are clay courts.
WTA Guangzhou Open prize money
The prize money purse at the WTA Galaxy Holding Group Guangzhou Open has been reduced for the 2023 tennis tournament. The total prize money reached – $259,303, a decrease of 48.14% from 2019. The champion in Guangzhou will receive only 13% of the total – $34,228 if she wins. The runner-up gets a small payout, pocketing $20,226 for her efforts. There was a significant drop in prize money after the semifinals, with the two losers in that round taking home $11,276 each. Those eliminated in the quarterfinals will earn $6,418 for their efforts. First round losers walk away with $2,804.
The tables below give you a complete breakdown of the prize money for this year’s WTA 250 event in Guangzhou.
The history of open money in Guangzhou
In the table below we have compiled information on how the prize money of this competition has changed in recent years.
The WTA Guangzhou Open entry list is headed by Magda Lynette.
Famous Chinese tennis celebrities such as Zhu Lin, Bai Zhuquan, Yu Xiaodi, Yuan Yu will participate in the event.
32 athletes will compete for the trophy in singles and 16 will participate in doubles. The top seeds are Poland’s Magda Lynette and China’s Zhu Lin.
In the year The last event in 2019 was won by Sofia Kenny, who beat Samantha Stosur in the final. American tennis player Sophia Kenny is not expecting her title this year.
Open WTA Guangzhou ranking points
The tables below give you a complete breakdown of the ranking points at the WTA 250 event in Guangzhou.
How much does the winner get at the Guangzhou Open?
In the year The 2023 Guangzhou Open Championship will receive a prize of 31,270 euros, which is $34,228.
How much does the runner-up earn at the Guangzhou Open?
In the year The runner-up at the 2023 Guangzhou Open will be awarded €18,478, converted to $20,226.
Where is Guangzhou open?
The Guangzhou Open was held at the Nansha International Tennis Center at V6 Kaitai Blvd 天河区 Guangzhou, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China 510653.
Is the Guangzhou Open a WTA 250 tournament?
Yes, the Guangzhou Open is classified as a WTA 250 tournament, which is part of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA Tour).
What is the Guangzhou Open?
The Guangzhou Open, named the Galaxy Holding Group Guangzhou Open, is an outdoor hard-court WTA tennis tournament.
What kind of court is the WTA Guangzhou open?
The WTA Guangzhou Open, also known as the Galaxy Holding Group Guangzhou Open, is played on outdoor hard courts.
When will WTA Guangzhou open?
The Guangzhou Open 2023 will be held from September 18 to 23, 2023.
Who won the WTA Guangzhou Open 2019?
Women’s Singles: Sophia Kenin Women’s Doubles: Peng Shuai, Laura Sigmund