The Prague Open is also called the J&T Banka Prague Open for sponsorship reason and it’s a women’s professional tennis tournament played on the clay surfaces of Prague, the Czech Republic every year. Get the latest information on how to watch the Prague Open live streaming and on TV here.
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The event was founded back in 2010 as an ITF event and it was bumped up into the International tier in 2015. Since then, it is has grown to become of the most awaited tennis events in Prague.
The competition takes place at the TK Sparta, Praha Arena. It is also one of the last international events on clay for ladies before the Mandatory Swing kicks in.
2021 WTA Prague Open Schedule and Dates
We are still awaiting the schedule for the 2021 WTA Prague Open.
The main draw of the tournament is typically scheduled between the last week of April and first week of May at the Sparta Prague Tennis Club in Prague.
However, the pandemic forced it to be shifted to August in 2020. It was played from August 10, 2020 with the final held on August 16.
Player List for the 2021 WTA Prague
More information on who will feature at the Prague Open will be revealed closer to the start of the tournament.
The 2020 edition of the Prague Open saw Simona Halep lead the draw, in what turned out to be the second WTA tournament after the pandemic break. Following is the list of seeded players who participated in the 2020 Prague Open, and the 2021 list will be updated soon.
Simona Halep, Petra Martic, Elise Mertens, Ekaterina Alexandrova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Barbora Strycova, Veronika Kudermetova, Anastasija Sevastova.
What Happened at the 2020 WTA Prague?
Simona Halep lifted the Prague Open trophy in 2020 after defeating the third seeded Elise Mertens in the final, 6-2, 7-5.
After making a slow start in the tournament, when she was stretched to three sets by both Polona Hercog and Barbora Krejcikova, Halep won the last three rounds without dropping a set to clinch the title.
Mertens defeated Kristyna Pliskova in the semifinal after the latter had surprised Petra Martic, the second seed, in the second round.
Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann became the surprise winner of the 2019 title when she defeated wild-card entrant Karolina Muchova in the final in a tense three-setter. She won 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to clinch the title. This was following the withdrawals of Petra Kvitova, Karolina Pliskova and Marketa Vondrousova from the tournament.
Second seeded Anastasija Sevastova, fourth seeded Mihaela Buzarnescu, fifth seeded Danielle Collins and seventh seeded Viktoria Kuzmova were all losers in the opening round of the tournament.
The 2018 edition of the tournament featured a very promising draw, with Kvitova and Pliskova leading the opposite brackets as the top two seeds. The remaining slots were filled by Daria Kasatkina, Daria Gavrilova, Strycova, Zhang Shuai, Buzarnescu, Katerina Siniakova, and Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
The first round saw more than five of these top eight seeds fall, with Pliskova withdrawing from the tournament altogether. In such a scenario, Camila Giorgi and Buzarnescu moved on to dominate the bracket and eventually met in the semifinal. The Romanian won that match in three sets to reach her second final on the WTA Tour that year.
In the opposite half, it was business as usual for Kvitova. She stormed past her opponents in straight sets, overcoming Natalia Vikhlyantseva, Katerina Siniakova, and Zhang in the process.
In the final against Buzarnescu, Kvitova lost her first set in the tournament. However, backed by the crowd and her massive experience, she won the match 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Previous 10 WTA Prague Open Winners
2020: Simona Halep
2019: Jil Teichmann
2018: Petra Kvitova
2017: Mona Barthel
2016: Lucie Safarova
2015: Karolina Pliskova
2014: Heather Watson
2013: Lucie Safarova
2012: Lucie Safarova
2011: Magdalena Rybarikova
2010: Lucie Hradecka
Watch the 2021 WTA Prague Open Live Streaming
The 2021 J&T Banka Banka Prague Open can be expected to be an entertaining affair, with many rising stars set to feature in the tournament. More information on who all will participate in the tournament will be released soon and over here, you can find all the information on how to live stream WTA Prague.
You can watch all the tennis matches on the WTA Tour with Bet365. Being one of the biggest names in the sportsbook industry, they are known for their flawless customer service and more than that, their ability to live stream almost single sporting event.
All you need here is an account funded with $10 or more. As long as you have that, you can pretty much watch any match live. You can do so by visiting the Live Streaming tab and selecting the WTA Prague option. It is just one of the 100,000 sporting events that Bet365 live streams every year.
Here is the process you can follow to watch the J&T Banka Prague Open live on your device:
- Go to www.bet365.com
- Register with www.bet365.com (or log in to your account)
- Pre-fund your account by depositing $10 (or equivalent currency). You can either let that remain in your account or should have bet in the 24 hours before the live streaming
- Select the WTA Prague 2021 live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top
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2021 WTA Prague Live on TV
The TV guide for the 2021 WTA Prague Open will be released closer to the start of the tournament.