Croatian Bol Ladies Open
2021 Bol Open
Tournament information
Founded1991
LocationBol
Croatia
CategoryTier V (1991)
Tier III (1995, 2000–03)
Tier IV (1996–99)
WTA 125K (2016–)
SurfaceRed clay
Draw32S/8Q/16D
Prize money$125,000
Current champions (2021)
SinglesItaly Jasmine Paolini
DoublesSpain Aliona Bolsova
Poland Katarzyna Kawa

Croatian Bol Ladies Open is an annual women's tennis tournament on the WTA Challenger Tour, played in the town of Bol on the Croatian Adriatic island of Brač. The tournament's first edition was held in late April 1991, and then again every year from 1995 to 2003. The tournament was then sold to the organizers of the Western & Southern Open and moved to Cincinnati.[1]

Past finals

Tournament names
1995: Zagreb Open
1996: "M" Electronika Cup
1997–2001. Croatia Bol Ladies Open
2010: Bluesun Bol Ladies Open
2016– Croatia Bol Open

Singles

Year Tier Champion Runner-up Score
1991 V Italy Sandra Cecchini Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
1995[2] III Belgium Sabine Appelmans Germany Silke Meier 6–4, 6–3
1996 IV Italy Gloria Pizzichini Croatia Silvija Talaja 6–0, 6–2
1997 IV Croatia Mirjana Lučić United States Corina Morariu 7–5, 6–7, 7–6
1998 IVa Croatia Mirjana Lučić (2) United States Corina Morariu 6–2, 6–4
1999 IV United States Corina Morariu France Julie Halard 6–2, 6–0
2000 III Slovenia Tina Pisnik France Amélie Mauresmo 7–6, 7–6
2001 III Spain Ángeles Montolio Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
2002 III Sweden Åsa Svensson Croatia Iva Majoli 6–3, 4–6, 6–1
2003 III Russia Vera Zvonareva Spain Conchita Martínez G. 6–1, 6–3
↓  WTA 125K series  ↓
2016 125K Luxembourg Mandy Minella Slovenia Polona Hercog 6–2, 6–3
2017 125K Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 6–3, 3–0 ret.
2018 125K Slovenia Tamara Zidanšek Poland Magda Linette 6–1, 6–3
2019 125K Slovenia Tamara Zidanšek (2) Spain Sara Sorribes Tormo 7–5, 7–5
2020 125K Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2021 125K Italy Jasmine Paolini Netherlands Arantxa Rus 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Player Wins (2+)
No. WTA 125K
Croatia Mirjana Lučić 2 2 0
Slovenia Tamara Zidanšek 2 0 2

Doubles

Year Tier Champions Runners-up Score
1991 V Italy Laura Golarsa
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Italy Sandra Cecchini
Italy Laura Garrone
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
1995[2] III Argentina Mercedes Paz
Canada Rene Simpson
Italy Laura Golarsa
Romania Irina Spîrlea
7–5, 6–2
1996 IV Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suárez
France Alexia Dechaume
France Alexandra Fusai
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
1997 IV Argentina Laura Montalvo (2)
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
Argentina María José Gaidano
Austria Marion Maruska
6–3, 6–1
1998 IVa Argentina Laura Montalvo (3)
Argentina Paola Suárez (2)
South Africa Joannette Kruger
Croatia Mirjana Lučić
walkover
1999 IV Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Romania Andreea Vanc
7–5, 6–7, 6–2
2000 III France Julie Halard
United States Corina Morariu
Slovenia Tina Križan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–2, 6–2
2001 III Spain María Martínez
Spain Anabel Medina
Russia Nadia Petrova
Slovenia Tina Pisnik
7–5, 6–4
2002 III Italy Tathiana Garbin
Indonesia Angelique Widjaja
Russia Elena Bovina
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
7–5, 3–6, 6–4
2003 III Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
6–3, 6–2
↓  WTA 125K series  ↓
2016 125K Switzerland Xenia Knoll
Croatia Petra Martić
Romania Raluca Olaru
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–3, 6–2
2017 125K Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
6–4, 6–2
2018 125K Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño
China Wang Yafan
Spain Sílvia Soler Espinosa
Czech Republic Barbora Štefková
6–3, 7–5
2019 125K Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Luxembourg Mandy Minella
Sweden Cornelia Lister
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
0–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–4]
2020 125K Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2021 125K Spain Aliona Bolsova
Poland Katarzyna Kawa
Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze
Slovakia Tereza Mihalíková
6–1, 4–6, [10–6]

References

  1. ^ Mason near to netting women's tennis deal
  2. ^ a b In 1995, the tournament was held in Zagreb.