Women’s EMPIRE Slovak Open being held in May 2017 will be again the biggest women's tennis event organized in Slovakia. From season 2013 it’s an official International Slovak tennis Championships played outdoors. This tournament is played for 9th time at EMPIRE Tennis club on number 11, Hajdoczyho street in Trnava.
This event brought to Trnava top players from the WTA Top 200 during the last 8 years. Tournaments funding from 2015 was increased to the current 100 000 USD which means it belongs to the biggest and most prestigious ITF events of the calendar.
We could see in Trnava in previous years such top ranked players as sisters Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova, Magdalena Rybarikova, Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, Jana Cepelova, Daria Kasatkina, Barbora Strycova, Simona Halep, Klara Koukalova, Janette Husarova, Cagla Büyükakcay, Urszula Radwanska, Lesia Curenko, Yvonne Meusburger, Yanina Wickmayer, Sandra Zahlavova, Anastasija Sevastova, Michaella Krajicek, Shahar Peer, Karin Knapp, Lucie Hradecka, Julia Gluskova, Tereza Smitkova, Denisa Allertova, Jovana Jaksic, Danka Kovinic or last year's winner Katerina Siniakova.
Every year besides well-known players also young talents from Slovakia get their opportunity to participate. EMPIRE Slovak Open has won the hearts of not only players but also of all the fans that create great atmosphere throughout the whole tournament. Entry to the event is free!
Last year's EMPIRE Slovak Open singles competition was dominated by Katerina Siniakova from Czech Republic who after a dramatic final match defeated Latvian Anastasija Sevastova 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-0. Slovak player Tereza Mihalikova joined by Russian Anna Kalinski dominated at EMPIRE Slovak Open 2016 doubles competition, they overwhelmed in the doubles final pairing Sevastova/Rodinova in two sets 6-1, 7-6(4).
MAIN DRAW - last modified on 11th May 2017
|1||Yanina WICKMAYER (BEL)||72|
|2||Evgeniya RODINA (RUS)||75|
|3||Ekaterina ALEXANDROVA (RUS)||88|
|4||Kristina KUCOVA (SVK)||94|
|5||Kurumi NARA (JPN)||95|
|6||Veronica CEPEDE ROYG (PAR)||105|
|7||Danka KOVINIC (MNE)||108|
|8||Ons JABEUR (TUN)||109|
|9||Heather WATSON (GBR)||111|
|10||Marketa VONDROUSOVA (CZE)||114|
|11||Aleksandra KRUNIC (SRB)||117|
|12||Naomi BROADY (GBR)||121|
|13||Rebecca SRAMKOVA (SVK)||123|
|14||Asia MUHAMMAD (USA)||124|
|15||Nicole GIBBS (USA)||125|
|16||Nina STOJANOVIC (SRB)||128|
|17||Alison VAN UYTVANCK (BEL)||130|
|18||Kateryna KOZLOVA (UKR)||132|
|19||Viktoriya TOMOVA (BUL)||135|
|20||Anastasia POTAPOVA (RUS)||394|