After a 13 year break, the popular WTA tennis tournament is to return to the Croatian island of Brac. It was first held in late April 1991. After that it was held in 1995 and from 1995 it was conducted every year till 2003.After this, it was sold to the organisers of the Western & Southern Open and moved to Cincinnati in 2003. In December last year it was finally announced that Bol will host WTA 125K Series tournament in 2016 at the same place but with new people and new tournament. The last winner of this tournament was former world number 2, Russian Vera Zvonareva.
“I’m very happy that Croatian players finally have opportunity to show how they are capable to play in front of their home crowd”-said one of the most talented tennis players in the world, Croatian player Ana Konjuh.
“The WTA opened up this slot in the second week of Roland Garros and we saw an opportunity. We are especially happy that our young players will now get an opportunity to perform in front of the Croatian public” Lukas spoke in an Interview.
The tournament will begin from 28th May till June 5th which is the second week of Roland Garros and the last tournament that counts points for Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Women’s Bol Open Tennis 2016 Schedule
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How much is the prize money?
That’s an exciting question with pleasure giving answer. Yes,BOL OPEN is tournament from WTA 125K Series with prize money of $125.000 is going attract many talented players.
How to watch Women’s Bol Open Tennis 2016 Live
The live streaming of the Women’s Bol Open Tennis 2016 can be viewed online for free link given below..
Let us see the list of past champions
- 1991 Sandra Cecchini (ITA)
- 1995 Sabine Appelmans (BEL)
- 1996 Gloria Pizzichini (ITA)
- 1997 Mirjana Lučić (CRO)
- 1998 Mirjana Lučić (CRO)
- 1999 Corina Morariu (CRO)
- 2000 Tina Pisnik (SLO)
- 2001 Ángeles Montolio (ARG)
- 2002 Åsa Svensson (SWE)
- 2003 Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
- 1991 Laura Golarsa (ITA) and Magdalena Maleeva (BUL)
- 1995 Mercedes Paz (ARG) and Rene Simpson (CAN)
- 1996 Laura Montalvo (ARG) and Paola Suárez (ARG)
- 1997 Laura Montalvo (ARG) and Henrieta Nagyová (SVK)
- 1998 Laura Montalvo (ARG) and Paola Suárez (ARG)
- 1999 Jelena Kostanić (CRO) and Michaela Paštiková (CZH)
- 2000 Julie Halard (FRA) and Corina Morariu (USA)
- 2001 María Martínez (SAP) and Anabel Medina (SPA)
- 2002 Tathiana Garbin (ITA) and Angelique Widjaja (IND)
- 2003 Petra Mandula (HUN) and Patricia Wartusch (AUS)