15 April to 23 April 2023, Porsche Arena, Stuttgart
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft, Stuttgart
Operating Tournament Director
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG
Tel: + 49 (0)170 911-0779
Tournament Media Director
Mobile: +49 (0)172-6911-517
During the tournament, Claus-Peter Andorka will be your on-site contact in the Press Center.
28 in the singles main draw, 16 in singles qualifying, 16 pairs in the doubles main draw
Start of play
On qualifying weekend, matches will be played on Courts 1 and 2 on Saturday, 15 April – starting at 11 am. The qualifying finals will be played on Court 1 on Sunday, 16 April – starting at 11 am. (all times are local – CEST).
Porsche Team Germany’s first round Billie Jean King Cup tie against Brazil will be played on Centre Court on Friday, 14 April – starting at 4 pm and Saturday, 15 April – starting at 2 pm.
The main draw starts on Centre Court in the Porsche Arena at 3.30 pm on Monday, 17 April. From Tuesday, 18 April to Friday, 21 April, play will start daily at 12 pm. The singles semifinals (not before 2 pm) and the doubles semifinals (1st doubles from 12 midday, 2nd doubles after the singles) will take place on Saturday, 22 April. The singles final is scheduled on Centre Court at 1 pm on Sunday, 23 April. It will be followed by the doubles final.
Together with top TV partners, the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix ensures that tennis fans get their money’s worth at home in front of their screens. The majority of matches in the Porsche Arena will be televised live by Eurosport as well as Tennis Channel and Porsche Tennis TV. Internationally, the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix will be broadcast in over 100 countries.
Eurosport will commence its live transmissions on Monday at 3.30 pm with two matches. From Tuesday to Friday, the channel and will show two matches live daily from 5 pm. The first singles semifinals can be seen live from 2 pm on Saturday, the second from 4 pm. Sunday’s final will be aired live from 1 pm.
The Tennis Channel will televise all the main draw matches in singles and doubles on Centre Court from Montag, 12 mid-day.
The livestreaming of every Centre Court main draw match on the tournament website by Porsche Tennis TV will this year be enhanced by a live programme including guests and the latest videos of the action at the long-established tournament in the Porsche Arena. Viewable on www.porsche-tennis.com.
The detailed TV schedule can be found on the tournament website.
678,814 euro total prize money
104,478 euro for the singles winner
34,870 euro for the winning doubles
The singles winner will receive the prize money and the main prize, a Porsche Taycan Turbo S Sport Turismo.
Status Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix is a premiere WTA 500 tournament. Since moving to the Porsche Arena in 2006, the players have voted it as their favourite tournament worldwide ten times in its category (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019).
Amundi, Bose, Hologic, TAG Heuer, Turkish Airlines, Württembergische Versicherung
APA, Ensinger, Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart Neckar Park, Jarltech, Kessler, Klingenberg, Konica Minolta, La Marzocco, Marbach Concepte, Michelin, Rebound Sports, SieMatic, Walter Knoll, Wilson
Art of Oil, Blackroll, Coca-Cola, GINSTR, Hochdorfer Kronenbrauerei, Lavazza, Lind DNA, Matrix, Raumpflege, Recaro, Seitenbacher, Weingut Graf Adelmann, XXL Security
Media and cooperation partners
Badischer Tennisverband, Breuningerland Ludwigsburg, Breuningerland Sindelfingen, Dorotheen Quartier, gkx mediaHOUSE, Hessischer Tennis-Verband, Majorette, Physiotherapie und Gesundheit, Outletcity Metzingen, Özpinar Therapiegeräte, Radio Energy Region Stuttgart, Reboots, Regio TV, Tennis Deutschland Service / mybigpoint, Württembergischer Tennis-Bund
“Aces for Charity” campaign
The long-established “Aces for Charity” will this year fully reflect the “75 Years of Porsche Sports Cars” celebrations. To mark the anniversary and inspired by the first Porsche 356, Porsche will donate 356 euro for every ace struck during the tournament. The “Stiftung Agapedia” foundation, the regional “Landessportverband Baden-Württemberg” sports association and the “Ferry-Porsche-Stiftung” foundation will use the donations to support Ukraine aid programmes.
A look back to 2022
Iga Swiatek (POL) – Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 6-2
Desirae Krawczyk (USA) / Demi Schuurs (NDL) – Coco Gauff (USA) / Shuai Zhang (CHN) 6-3, 6-4
First Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
First played in 1978, it is Europe’s oldest women’s indoor tournament. The first winner was the American Tracy Austin who went on to win the next three Grand Prix.
The most successful players
With six wins to her name, Martina Navratilova (USA) is the most successful player in the history of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Behind her are Tracy Austin (USA) and Martina Hingis (SUI) on four wins apiece, Maria Sharapova (RUS) and Lindsay Davenport (USA) with three wins and Anke Huber (GER), Kim Clijsters (BEL), Justine Henin (BEL) and Angelique Kerber (GER), who have each won twice.
Four German players have managed to win the tournament to date: Anke Huber (1991 and 1994), Julia Görges (2011), Angelique Kerber (2015 and 2016) and Laura Siegemund (2017).
The only Porsche Tennis Grand Prix for men was held in 1979. Two Porsche Grand Prix took place that year. For the record: The Pole Wojtek Fibak beat the Argentine Guillermo Vilas in the final, and won a Porsche 928.
Porsche Press Database
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