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 is a part of the WTA International circuit and through the years, it has attracted many popular names, many of whom are Czech themselves. Karolina Pliskova and Petra Kvitova have often led the charge here, in addition to the likes of Lucie Hradecka, Lucie Safarova, Heather Watson, Ajla Tomljanovic, Caroline Wozniacki, among other players.

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.

2020 WTA Prague Open Schedule and Dates

The main draw of the tournament was scheduled to take place from Monday, April 27, to Saturday, May 2, at the Sparta Prague Tennis Club in Prague. However, the pandemic forced it to be shifted to August. It will now be played from August 10, 2020 onward with the final to be held on August 16.

Qualifying round will be played before the start of the first round. In this section, we will also update the daily order of play and schedule over the course of the competition.

Player List for the 2020 WTA Prague

Last year, the tournament saw the withdrawal of Petra Kvitova before the tournament and once Karolina Pliskova was named the top seed, she also opted out because of fitness issues. Following is the list of seeded players who participated in the 2019 Prague Open, and the 2020 list will be updated soon.

Women’s Singles

Anastasija Sevastova, Wang Qiang, Mihaela Buzarnescu, Danielle Collins, Katerina Siniakova, Viktoria Kuzmova, Barbora Strycova, Krystina Pliskova, Mandy Minella, Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, and others.

What Happened at the 2019 WTA Prague?

Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann became the surprise winner of the 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

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

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Watch the 2020 WTA Prague Open Live Streaming

The 2020 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 2020 live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top

Please remember, this site requires you to register with them and then either deposit a sum of $10 into your account (or register as mentioned here) or watch the live streaming by betting on any sport in the past 24 hours. Remember geo-restrictions might apply.

Remember that this may be geo-restricted. However, if you face any problems accessing the Prague Open live stream with them, kindly let us know in the comments section below.

In addition to Bet365, there is another bookmaker that offers live streaming services –Unibet.comUnibet.com also covers a broad spectrum of sports and tennis events like the one mentioned here. It works pretty much in the same way as Bet365 – you create an account, make a deposit of $10 or more and voila! The live stream is at your fingertips.

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2020 WTA Prague Live on TV

The TV guide for the 2020 WTA Prague Open will be released closer to the start of the tournament.