The 2012 Bastad Open is the only WTA tournament held in Sweden each year and one of 30 WTA International category tournaments. The official name of Bastad due to title sponsorship naming rights is the Sony Swedish Open.
I encourage you to “Follow” Bastad on Twitter like I do. The official handle is @Swedish_Open and please “Like” the official Facebook page just as I do by pasting: http://www.facebook.com/swedishopen into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.
The 2012 tournament is being held at the Bastad Tennis Stadium in Bastad, Sweden. The court surface is clay and the centre court seating capacity is 4,800. The Bastad women’s tournament was first held in 2009 and is being held for the fourth consecutive year.
This tournament runs from Saturday 14 July to Sunday 22 July. The qualifying singles event was held on Saturday through to Monday 14 to 16 July. The main draw singles event runs from Monday 16 July through to the Women’s Singles Finals day on Sunday 22 July.
The 2011 women’s singles champion was No.8 seed Polona HERCOG who defeated the unseeded local favourite Johanna LARSSON in the final 6-4, 7-5 to win her first WTA singles title.
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