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The 2020 WTA Premier tournaments are 21 of the tennis tournaments on the 2020 WTA Tour. The WTA Tour is the elite tour for women's professional tennis. The WTA Premier tournaments are divided into three levels, which all rank below the Grand Slam events and above the WTA International tournaments.

Schedule

Premier Mandatory

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
9 March
(2 weeks)
Indian Wells Open
Indian Wells, USA
Postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.[1]
23 March
(2 weeks)
Miami Open
Miami Gardens, USA
Cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.[2]
4 May Mutua Madrid Open
Madrid, Spain
5 October China Open
Beijing, China

Premier 5

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
24 February Qatar Open
Doha, Qatar
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
6–3, 6–3
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová Australia Ashleigh Barty
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Tunisia Ons Jabeur
Switzerland Belinda Bencic
China Zheng Saisai
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–2, 5–7, [10–2]
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko
10 August Canadian Open
Montreal, Canada
Cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.[2][3]
22 August Western & Southern Open
New York City, USA (Moved from Mason, Ohio to New York City)
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Walkover
Japan Naomi Osaka Belgium Elise Mertens
United Kingdom Johanna Konta
United States Jessica Pegula
Estonia Anett Kontaveit
Greece Maria Sakkari
Tunisia Ons Jabeur
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
6–1, 4–6, [10–4]
United States Nicole Melichar
China Xu Yifan
14 September Italian Open
Rome, Italy
Romania Simona Halep
6–0, 2–1 ret.
Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Czech Republic Markéta Vondroušová
Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Ukraine Elina Svitolina
Belgium Elise Mertens
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–2, 6–2
Germany Anna-Lena Friedsam
Romania Raluca Olaru
28 September Wuhan Open
Wuhan, China
Cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.

Premier

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
6 January Brisbane International
Brisbane, Australia
Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
United States Madison Keys Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Japan Naomi Osaka
United States Jennifer Brady
United States Danielle Collins
Netherlands Kiki Bertens
United States Alison Riske
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
3–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–8]
Australia Ashleigh Barty
Netherlands Kiki Bertens
13 January Adelaide International
Adelaide, Australia
Australia Ashleigh Barty
6–2, 7–5
Ukraine Dayana Yastremska United States Danielle Collins
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
Czech Republic Markéta Vondroušová
Switzerland Belinda Bencic
Croatia Donna Vekić
Romania Simona Halep
United States Nicole Melichar
China Xu Yifan
2–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Croatia Darija Jurak
10 February St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy
St. Petersburg, Russia
Netherlands Kiki Bertens
6–1, 6–3
Kazakhstan Elena Rybakina Greece Maria Sakkari
Russia Ekaterina Alexandrova
Switzerland Belinda Bencic
France Océane Dodin
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Russia Anastasia Potapova
Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Ena Shibahara
4–6, 6–0, [10–3]
United States Kaitlyn Christian
Chile Alexa Guarachi
17 February Dubai Tennis Championships
Dubai, UAE
Romania Simona Halep
3–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Kazakhstan Elena Rybakina United States Jennifer Brady
Croatia Petra Martić
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Estonia Anett Kontaveit
Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
7–5, 3–6, [10–5]
Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková
China Zheng Saisai
6 April Volvo Car Open
Charleston, USA
Cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.[2]
20 April Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, Germany
15 June German Open
Berlin, Germany
22 June Eastbourne International
Eastbourne, UK
3 August Silicon Valley Classic
San Jose, USA
14 September Zhengzhou Open
Zhengzhou, China
21 September Toray Pan Pacific Open
Tokyo, Japan
19 October Ostrava Open
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
6–2, 6–2
Belarus Victoria Azarenka Greece Maria Sakkari
United States Jennifer Brady
Tunisia Ons Jabeur
Belgium Elise Mertens
Spain Sara Sorribes Tormo
Russia Veronika Kudermetova
Belgium Elise Mertens
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
6–1, 6–3
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Brazil Luisa Stefani
26 October Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
Cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.[2]

References

  1. ^ "2020 BNP Paribas Open Will Not Be Held". bnpparibasopen.com. 2020-03-09. Retrieved 2020-03-09.
  2. ^ a b c d "WTA Tour suspended until May 2". WTA. 16 March 2020.
  3. ^ Canada, Tennis (11 April 2020). "TENNIS CANADA ANNOUNCES THE POSTPONEMENT OF ROGERS CUP PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BANK IN MONTREAL TO 2021". TENNIS CANADA. Retrieved 11 April 2020.