WTA Budapest Live Stream – 17-23 February 2020

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The European indoor mini-season continues with the Hungarian Ladies Open, bringing together some of the WTA's top players for a hotly-contested International tournament held in Budapest from 17-23 February 2020.

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Alison van Uytvanck will look to become the first woman in the history of the Hungarian Ladies Open to win a hat-trick of singles titles when she returns to WTA Budapest in 2020 alongside French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova and local favourite Timea Babos.

WTA Budapest Live Streaming

WTA Budapest tennis is live from 17-23 February 2020 with play starting around 11am local/10am GMT. Bookmaker bet365 are offering customers the opportunity to watch a live stream of the match alongside in-play betting.

How to watch and bet on WTA Budapest tennis:

1. Visit the bet365 website

2. Sign into your account or register for a new one

3. Select Live Streaming

4. Select ‘Tennis’ from the ‘All Sports’ dropdown menu

5. Enjoy a live stream & in-play betting for WTA Budapest tennis, live from 17-23 February 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: You must have a funded account or have placed a bet in the last 24 hours in order to watch tennis; geo-restrictions apply.

Watch & Bet On WTA Budapest Tennis Live Online

WTA Budapest Tournament Schedule

DayRound
Monday 17 February, 11am local/10am GMTR1
Tuesday 18 February, 11am local/10am GMTR1
Wednesday 19 February, 11am local/10am GMTR2
Thursday 20 February, 11am local/10am GMTR2
Friday 21 February, 11am local/10am GMTQuarterfinals
Saturday 22 February, 12pm local/11am GMTSemifinals
Sunday 23 February, 3pm local/2pm GMMTFinal

WTA Budapest Players 2020

Check back here to find out which players are scheduled to appear at the 2020 Hungarian Ladies Open, live from Budapest from 17-23 February.

About WTA Budapest

WTA Budapest joins the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy as European tournaments held in the early spring, bolstering the WTA Tour’s presence in Europe at this time of the year and giving top players looking to tune up their games ahead of the major spring hard-court events at Indian Wells and Miami the opportunity to do so in glittering European cities. The Hungarian Ladies Open welcomes some of the WTA Tour’s finest as they battle for prize money, ranking points and prestige on the indoor hard courts of Budapest.
The historic and beautiful Hungarian capital of Budapest was formerly home to a WTA Tour event played on clay in the summer, a tournament which included Zina Garrison, Amanda Coetzer, Magdalena Maleeva, Jelena Jankovic, Hungary’s own Agnes Szavay and Simona Halep among its champions. The tournament was relocated to Bucharest in Romania in 2014-15 and Budapest hosted an ITF $100,000 event in 2016 before re-acquiring the International-level WTA Tour event in 2017.
Hungary’s tradition of female tennis players includes Agnes Szavay, who won four WTA Tour singles titles, reached the quarterfinals of the US Open and was ranked as high as world no. 13, as well as top-50 players Melinda Czink and Greta Arn, now retired. In recent years, Timea Babos, the inaugural Hungarian Ladies Open champion, has been ranked as high as world no. 25 and is an accomplished player in both doubles and singles, while Dalma Galfi was the ITF World Junior Champion after winning the US Open girls’ singles in 2015.
Played on indoor hard courts at the BOK Event Hall, which has hosted Fed Cup ties and Challenger Tour events and is part of the SYMA Event and Congress Centre, the Hungarian Ladies Open features a 32-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw and offers a prize money commitment of $250,000.
Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck became the third player in the tournament’s history after Anna Smashnova (2005-6) and Agnes Szavay (2009-10) to win back-to-back titles in Budapest in 2018-19. Van Utyvanck, a French Open quarterfinalist in 2015, defeated Dominika Cibulkova in three sets in the 2018 final before successfully defending her title in 2019, beating Marketa Vondrousova in the title match. Vondrousova would go on to reach the final of the French Open.

WTA Budapest Tournament Information

Here are some quick facts about the Hungarian Ladies Open.
WTA BudapestHungarian Ladies Open
Dates17-23 February 2020
VenueEurope Tennis Centre
LocationBudapest, Hungary
First played1993
Draw size32 singles/16 doubles
SurfaceHard
CategoryWTA Tour International
Financial commitment$251,750
Reigning singles championAlison van Uytvanck
Reigning doubles championsEkaterina Alexandrova/Vera Zvonareva

WTA Budapest Ranking Points

Here is a breakdown of the ranking points awarded by the WTA Tour for reaching various rounds at an International tournament like the Hungarian Ladies Open.
RoundPoints
Champion280
Final180
Semifinal110
Quarterfinal60
Round of 1630
Round of 321

WTA Budapest Previous Champions

Here is a full list of previous champions at the Hungarian Ladies Open. Players still active in singles are given in bold.

YearChampionRunner-up
1993Zina GarrisonSabine Appelmans
1994-5Not held
1996Ruxandra DragomirMelanie Schnell
1997Amanda CoetzerSabine Appelmans
1998Virginia Ruano PascualSilvia Farina Elia
1999Sarah PitkowskiCristina Torrens Valero
2000Tathiana GarbinKristie Boogert
2001Magdalena MaleevaAnne Kremer
2002Martina MullerMyriam Casanova
2003Magui SernaAlicia Molik
2004Jelena JankovicMartina Sucha
2005Anna SmashnovaCatalina Castano
2006Anna Smashnova (2)Lourdes Dominguez
2007Gisela DulkoSorana Cirstea
2008Alize CornetAndreja Klepac
2009Agnes SzavayPatty Schnyder
2010Agnes Szavay (2)Patty Schnyder
2011Roberta VinciIrina-Camelia Begu
2012Sara ErraniElena Vesnina
2013Simona HalepYvonne Meusburger
2014-15Not held 
As ITF $100k 
2016Elitsa KostovaViktoriya Tomova
As WTA International 
2017Timea BabosLucie Safarova
2018Alison van UytvanckDominika Cibulkova
2019Alison van Uytvanck (2)Marketa Vondrousova