Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2019

Posted on 25. Apr, 2019 by in Porsche Canada


Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Sami Khedira, Mark Webber, Patrick Dempsey, Oliver Blume, Chairman of a Executive Board during Porsche AG, Andreas Haffner, Member of a Executive Board Human Resources and Social Affairs during Porsche AG, Laura Siegemund, Mona Barthel, Belinda Bencic, Donna Vekic, Jelena Ostapenko, Qiang Wang, l-r

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

911 Carrera S, Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Mark Webber, Albrecht Reimold, Member of a Executive Board Production and Logistics during Porsche AG, Sami Khedira, Oliver Blue, Chairman of a Executive Board during Porsche AG, Julia Görges, Angelique Kerber, Naomi Ōsaka, Patrick Dempsey, Andreas Haffner, Member of a Executive Board Human Resources and Social Affairs during Porsche AG, Karolina Plíšková, l-r

The second German wish in a subordinate finals, Anna Zaja, however narrowly missed out on a place in a categorical draw. After winning a initial set 6-1 and losing a second by a same score, she was 5-2 adult in a decider. However, a Spaniard fought her approach behind to eventually win a fascinating compare in a tiebreak. She is now Andrea Petkovic’s competition in a initial turn of a contest proper. Also in a categorical pull are Mandy Minella (Luxembourg), who kick Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, and Greet Minnen (Belgium), who overcame Giulia Gatto-Monticone (Italy) 6-1, 6-7(3), 6-2.

More information in a press release.

The final 4 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix categorical pull berths will be released in a subordinate finals on Monday, and dual German players have a good possibility of progressing. Local heroes Anna Zaja and Anna-Lena Friedsam both constructed considerable performances when advancing on Sunday.

Teammates go toe-to-toe

Returning to a diversion after a prolonged injury, Anna Lena Friedsam was usually in a subordinate pull after being given a furious card. Now a Porsche Team Germany actor is a singular win divided from a categorical pull ticket. On Sunday, she degraded her teammate Antonia Lottner in an fascinating three-setter 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(1). The initial set was won absolutely by Friedsam though Lottner came behind to secure a second in equally convincing fashion. There was afterwards small select between a dual in a third that went to a tiebreak that Friedsam, who reached a final 16 of a long-standing contest in 2016, clinched after a compare durability roughly dual hours. The 25-year aged will now face Tereza Smitkova (Czech Republic) who won 7-6(6), 6-3 opposite Jessika Ponchet (France).

Anna Zaja has also battled her approach to a subordinate finals. Playing considerable tennis, she overcame Bernarda Pera (USA) 6-3, 7-5. The 27-year aged can now usually be stopped on a approach to a categorical pull by Sara Sorribes Tormo. The Spaniard encountered small difficulty in defeating Ekaterine Gorgodze (Georgia) 6-2, 6-2.


Sara Sorribes-Tormo, Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Sara Sorribes Tormo

Another actor with a categorical pull resolutely in her sights is Vera Zvonareva. Once ranked in a Top 10, a Russian was a transparent 6-2, 6-1 personality opposite Isabella Shinikova (Bulgaria). She will now face Mandy Minella for a place among a tip 28 players in Stuttgart. The Luxembourger kick Anna Kalinskaya (Russia) 7-5, 6-1. The fourth final will be contested by Giulia Gatto-Monticone (Italy) and Greet Minnen (Belgium). Gatto-Monticone downed Magdalena Frech (Poland) 6-4, 6-4 while Minnen progressed during a responsibility of Anna Blinkova (Russia) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Angelique Kerber: initial use eventuality in a Porsche Arena

The Porsche Brand Ambassador Angelique Kerber is on a highway to recovery. After blank a Fed Cup over a weekend given of illness, a reigning Wimbledon champion and two-time Stuttgart personality excluded her initial use eventuality on Centre Court in a Porsche Arena early on Sunday evening.

More information in a press release.

Three Germans are still in with a possibility of being a partial of a main
draw during a long-standing Stuttgart tournament: Anna Zaja, Antonia Lottner and Anna-Lena Friedsam all won their first-round subordinate matches on Saturday. The pull for a contest correct during a same time promises many tip category and sparkling duels in a Porsche Arena.

Qualification: Anna-Lena Friedsam causes a surprise

The subordinate contest during a 42nd Porsche Tennis Grand Prix started with 3 German wins: internal favourite Anna Zaja from a TEC Waldau Stuttgart bar won in dual hard-fought sets opposite Valentini Grammatikopoulou (Greece) 7-6 (3), 7-6 (8). Her subsequent competition in a second turn on Sunday will be Bernarda Pera (USA).


Anna-Lena Friedsam, Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart, 2019, Porsche AG

Anna-Lena Friedsam

Compatriot Antonia Lottner had small difficulty in violence Paula Ormaechea (Argentina) 6-1, 6-1 and will now accommodate Anna-Lena Friedsam, a Porsche Team Germany teammate. Friedsam won her initial compare 7-5, 6-2 opposite Ekaterina Alexandrova to means a warn as a Russian, a universe No. 57, was a tip ranked actor in qualifying.

The categorical draw: dual Grand Slam winners go head-to-head

The sketch of a Porsche Tennis Grand Prix categorical pull promises high-tension in a initial round. Four Porsche Team Germany players will have their work cut immediately in their opening matches. The reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber will face Donna Vekic (Croatia) and Julia Görges has been drawn to play a Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Wild label hilt Laura Siegemund will accommodate Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) for a place in a final 16. A qualifier awaits Andrea Petkovic. High tragedy in sold is betrothed by a duel between dual Grand Slam winners and former universe No. 1s – Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) contra Victoria Azarenka (Belarus).

More information in a press release.

Headed by a Japanese sharpened star Naomi Osaka, a new series 1, 8 Top 10 stars and a Top 8 of a Porsche Race to Shenzhen ranking will contest for esteem income totaling 662,000 euro. The personality will additionally accept a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet as a categorical prize.

All a stream Grand Slam winners will be appearing in Stuttgart

For a initial time given 2012, all a stream Grand Slam winners will be appearing in Stuttgart: Osaka, who won a US Open in 2018 and afterwards a Australian Open in 2019, will be assimilated by a Porsche Brand Ambassador Angelique Kerber (Germany/number 8) as a 2018 Wimbledon champion and Simona Halep (Romania/number 2), a personality of final year’s French Open. The garb of Top 10 stars in a high-class margin is finished by Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic /number 3), a personality in a Porsche Race to Shenzhen, Sloane Stephens (USA/number 4),  title-holder Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic/number 5) and Elina Svitolina (Ukraine/number 6), who triumphed during a 2018 WTA Finals, and Kiki Bertens (Netherlands/number 7). In further to a two-time Porsche Tennis Grand Prix personality Kerber (2015, 2016), 3 other former Stuttgart winners – Julia Görges (Germany/2011), Maria Sharapova (Russia/2012, 2013, 2014) and wildcard hilt Laura Siegemund (Germany/2017) – will also be competing. Another wildcard holder, Andrea Petkovic (Germany) will also be in a categorical pull of a WTA Tour’s Premier 700 event.

 “We’re gay we can once again offer a assembly such a illusory margin containing all a stream Grand Slam winners and 8 of a world’s Top 10 players. For me, it’s a pledge for sparkling and high-class matches,” pronounced Tournament Director Markus Günthardt. Anke Huber, a Operating Tournament Director, is quite looking brazen to Naomi Osaka: “For us it’s a special respect that she, a new universe series 1 and momentarily a many engaging actor on a WTA Tour, has motionless to come to a tournament.”


Naomi Osaka, 2019, Porsche AG

Naomi Osaka

Two other Grand Slam winners will also be appearing during a Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, namely a Spaniard Garbine Muguruza (2016 French Open, 2017 Wimbledon) and a Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (2017 French Open). Fans in Stuttgart can also demeanour brazen to a Russian Daria Kasatkina, one of 2018’s many softened players, a Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia and a Swiss Belinda Bencic, who in Feb distinguished an considerable lapse to a tip of a women’s diversion when winning a 2.8 million-dollar contest in Dubai.

The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix starts on Saturday, Apr 20 during 10.00 am (all times are CET) with a gift that will continue on Sunday, Apr 21 from 11.00 am. Montag, Apr 22’s schedule, that starts during 11.30 am, includes a gift finals and a initial categorical pull matches. The start of play from Tuesday, Apr 23 to Thursday, Apr 25 is during 11.30 am. The initial quarterfinal commences on Friday, Apr 26 during 1.30 pm. On Saturday, Apr 27, a initial semifinal will start during 3.30 pm and a second during 6.30 pm. The doubles final is scheduled for Sunday, Apr 28 during and will be followed by a singles final during 4.00 pm.

From Monday to Sunday, a many appealing matches during a 42nd Porsche Tennis Grand Prix can be noticed on a long-time TV partners SWR and Eurosport as good as on a streaming channel DAZN. The final on Sunday, Apr 28 will be shown live by a SWR informal broadcaster. Should a German strech a final afterwards it will be transmitted by a inhabitant ARD channel. At a start of a week on Monday, Apr 22, Eurosport will publish a Turkish Airlines Tiebreak live from 6.30 pm. Every Centre Court compare can be noticed as a livestream in DAZN. The n-tv news channel will promote a day’s highlights from Thursday, Apr 25.

Tickets for a Porsche Tennis Grand Prix are accessible during Easy Ticket Service (Tel: +49 711 255 55 55) or online during www.easyticket.de.

The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix forms a spearhead of a sportscar maker’s successful impasse in women’s tennis. Held for a initial time in 1978, it fast grown into one of a showcase tournaments on a worldwide WTA Tour. As a Premium Partner of a “Deutsche Tennis Bund” (German Tennis Association), Porsche has been ancillary a Porsche Team Germany in a Fed Cup given 2012 and fosters up-and entrance players within a Porsche Talent Team set-up. The universe category players Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Julia Görges all paint a association as Brand Ambassadors. As a partial of a successful partnership with a WTA, Porsche is a pretension partner of a Porsche Race to Shenzhen, a central gift ranking for a WTA Finals that will take place for a initial time in a complicated capital in south-east China from Oct 27 to Nov 3 2019. Porsche is a disdainful automotive partner of a WTA and WTA Finals as good as a automotive partner of a WTA tournaments in St. Petersburg (Russia) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

Osaka, Naomi (JPN, WTA Ranking 1)
Halep, Simona (ROU, WTA Ranking 2)
Kvitova, Petra (CZE, WTA Ranking 3)
Pliskova, Karolina (CZE, WTA Ranking 5)
Bertens, Kiki (NED, WTA Ranking 7)
Kerber, Angelique (GER, WTA Ranking 8)
Sevastova, Anastasija (LAT, WTA Ranking 11)
Kasatkina, Daria (RUS, WTA Ranking 14)
Görges, Julia (GER, WTA Ranking 15)
Mertens, Elise (BEL, WTA Ranking 16)
Wang, Qiang (CHN, WTA Ranking 18)
Garcia, Caroline (FRA, WTA Ranking 19)
Muguruza, Garbine (ESP, WTA Ranking 20)
Kontaveit, Anett (EST, WTA Ranking 21)
Ostapenko, Jelena (LAT, WTA Ranking 22)
Bencic, Belinda (SUI, WTA Ranking 23)
Collins, Danielle (USA, WTA Ranking 25)
Vekic, Donna (CRO, WTA Ranking 26)
Hsieh, Su-Wie (TPE, WTA Ranking 27)
Petkovic, Andrea** (GER, WTA Ranking 68)
Siegemund, Laura** (GER, WTA Ranking 105)

* Top 20 Wildcard
** Wildcard

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