Budgen W100 Shrewsbury 2023: Preview, player list, draws & how to watch
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Here’s everything you need to know about the UK’s biggest women’s tennis tournament outside of the grass court season – the Budgen W100 Shrewsbury.
When is the W100 Shrewsbury?
Qualifying for the W100 Shrewsbury will take place from Sunday 15 to Monday 16 October 2023.
The main draw gets underway on Tuesday 17 October with the finals taking place on Sunday 22 October 2023.
Where is the W100 Shrewsbury taking place?
The W100 Shrewsbury will be held at The Shrewsbury Club. Home to world-class tennis facilities, the tournament is hosted on the club’s indoor courts.
With more seating and an improved spectator’s area at the Club, this year’s event promises to be the biggest and best yet.
The tournament is organised by The Shrewbsury Club, Shopshire Festivals and the LTA as part of our Performance Competitions Calendar to provide enhanced opportunities for British players at each age and stage of the performance player pathway.
Who are the reigning W100 champions?
- Women’s singles – Marketa Vondrousova (CZE)
- Women’s doubles – Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) & Miriam Kolodziejova (CZE)
Last year’s singles and doubles champion Marketa Vondrousova ended up going on to win the Wimbledon ladies singles title in July 2023 and is now ranked at world No.8.
How to watch the W100 Shrewsbury
Ticket prices, which include a 40-page tournament programme, start from £7.50, with finals day tickets to enjoy both the singles and doubles finals on Sunday 22 October priced £19.50.
A tournament pass to watch all matches throughout the week from court-side stands is available for £59.
Draws and live scores
Details on the draws for the W100 Shrewsbury will be available closer to the event.
Which British players are competing at the W100 Shrewsbury?
Former world No.84 and Lexus GB Billie Jean King Cup star Harriet Dart comes in as the top ranked British player heading to Shrewsbury. The 27-year-old has enjoyed her biggest successes on home soil this season – reaching back-to-back WTA quarter-finals at the Rothesay Open Nottingham and Rothesay Classic Birmingham, as well as winning the W25 Nottingham.
Lily Miyazaki comes in off the back of qualifying for her first Grand Slam outside of Wimbledon, at the US Open, where she made it through to the second round. A quarter-finalist here last year, Miyazaki is currently at a career-high ranking of No.167.
A number of the country’s most exciting up and coming players, including Isabelle Lacy, Ranah Stoiber and Hannah Klugman will also be playing on the Sundorne Road venue’s indoor courts.
There’s a stellar line-up of Brits currently set for qualifiers, including Anna Brogan, Emily Appleton, Armani Banks, Eliz Maloney, Alice Gillan and Danielle Daley.
Who are the top seeds at the W100 Shrewsbury?
- Viktorija Golubic (SUI, world No.101)
- Oceane Dodin (FRA, world No.116)
- Olivia Gadecki (AUS, world No.131)
- Dalma Galfi (HUN, world No.139)
- Jule Niemeier (GER, world No.141)