Baku Cup is a hardcourt tournament which has been a part of the WTA calendar since 2011. The fifth edition is scheduled to kick-off on July 27th with the final being played on August 2nd, 2015. It will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Elina Svitolina, reigning and consecutive two-time winner of this tournament, has skipped the meet this year. This will see Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as the top seed. She is the highest ranked player in the competition, ranked 41 in the WTA rankings.
Karin Knapp, seeded second, is the only other player in the meet who is ranked in the top 50.
Francesca Schiavone, a veteran of the WTA circuit, is the oldest player in the draw at age 35. Currently ranked 85, she is also the only player in the meet to have won a major when she won the French Open in 2010.
Youngsters like Bojana Jovanovski and Kurumi Nara round up the top five seeds in the tournament and would be looking to make a mark for themselves.
Current form would point to Pavlyuchenkova as favorite but players like Dominika Cibulkova would have a say in it as seasoned hard court specialists which she proved when she was runner up in the 2014 Australian Open.
Posted: 21st July 2014
Baku cup 2014 is the most awaited womens tournament of the year and is going to take place in the hard courts of Azerbaijan in Baku on 21st July and will be continued till 28th of the same month.
It is the 4th edition of the tournament taking place under the umbrella of WTA and purse huge prize money for the winning player.
In the year 2013, Baku Cup, both singles and doubles was named by Ukraine talented player’s Elina Svitolina and Irina Buryachok and Oksana Kalashnikova respectively.
This year single tournament winner Elina Svitolina is again taking part and is all set to continue her championship this year too.
Some other famous tennis player’s names taking part in Baku cup 2014 are Sorana Cirstea, Magdalena Rybarikova, Bojana Jovanovski, Kurumi Nara, Heather Watson, Yvonne Meusburger and Mona Barthel.
Fingers are crossed as best players from every nook of the world are taking part in this tournament and tough competitions are expected among the players.
Azerbaijan with its beautiful scenery makes awesome combination for the tennis lovers to come see their favorite players playing on hard courts.
Tickets are available online and you can book online just with few clicks.
Posted: 22nd July 2013
With a total prize of $235,000 the Baku Cup, taking place in Baku, in Azerbaijan, is definitely the biggest tournament in the country and hence everything is being put into this tournament.
It’s taking place in the largest city of the Caspian Sea and this city is also the scientific, cultural and industrial center of Azerbaijan. People will be able to see Azerbaijan in its true spirit while attending this international level tournament.
It will take place from 22nd July to 28th July 2013 on a hard surface of the Baku Tennis Academy which has a 10,000 seat main stadium and 3,000 seat center court. Fit for a WTA tournament.
Moreover, this WTA Tournament features some of the best female players in the world. With Vekic Rolls winning in a dominating 39 minutes on Monday to reach the second round of the tournament.
Previous winners include Bojana Jovanovski in 2012, with the doubles winners being Irina Buryachok and Valeria Solovyeva. Overall, this tournament will definitely be one to visit as not only will you be able to see female professional tennis being played at its best, you’ll also be able to witness a whole new type of culture, the culture of Azerbaijan.
Posted: 23rd July 2012
The WTA Tour holds a tournament just before the Olympics in London called the Baku Cup, an international level event played outdoors on hard courts. The start date is the 23rd of July and the prize purse is $220,000. The Singles Draw is 32 and the doubles draw is 16. This event is going to be in Baku, Azerbaijan and the following tournament on the WTA Tour will be the London Olympics which start on the 28th of July, and are played outdoors on grass. After that, the series will be going to Washington, D.C. for the CHI Open.
This tournament takes place in Baku, Azerbaijan, This city is the capital and the cultural and industrial center of the country and famous for science as well. Urban nightlife is a great attraction there. The top seed for this Baku tournament is going to be Ksenia Pervak, who is from Kazakhstan, and is ranked at number 41. The second seed is Kateryna Bondarenko, and then third is Alexandra Panova, Fourth and fifth are Nina Bratchikova and Andrea Hlavackova. The sixth is Mandy Minella and Akgul Amanmuradova is seventh with Patrcia Mayr-Achleitner as eighth.
Posted: 18th July 2011
The WTA Tour will be playing a tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on hard courts outdoors for $220,000 with a singles draw of 32 and a doubles draw of 16. This tournament is called the Baku Cup and it is an international level event that is going to be played from July 18th to the 24th, followed by an event in Washington, DC in the United States called the Citi Open and starting on July 25th. You can watch this tournament right from your computer or mobile device as well as many other WTA Tour events when you click on the links on this page and get your membership.
This is the first year of the Baku Cup, and it happens in the nation of Azerbaijan, which is located right where Eastern Europe and Western Asia cross, with the Caspian Sea forming a boundary to the east. Russia is north, Armenia is west and Iran is to the south of this nation. This tournament will happen at the Baku Tennis Academy and this tournament starts us off to another Grand Slam tennis tournament, the US Open, which is going to be held in just a few weeks, scheduled for August 29th through September 11th.
Vera Zvonareva will be playing in this tournament, reaching the final at Wimbledon last year but not having done so well this year. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will also be playing, as she moves closer to a spot in the top ten along with Nadia Petrova and Patricia Mayr-Achleitner who comes to us from Austria and just took her very first title at the tournament in Bad Gastein. If you want to watch the WTA Tour live from your computer, including this match and many others, then all you have to do is click on the links on this page and get your membership.
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Posted: 27th July 2015
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