JAN 14 - JAN 26
Grand Prix De Sar La Princesse Lalla Meryem
Place: Rabat, Morocco
Time: 01.05.2017 - 06.05.2017
Draw Size 32
Prize Money $226,750
The WTA makes its lone stop in Africa at the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem. The red clay court tournament has been staged in several different cities in Morocco, starting off in Casablanca in 2001, moving to Rabat in 2005, to Fès in 2007 and finally Marrakech in 2013.
Located near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, Marrakech is a major economic center and tourist destination. The event name refers to Princess Lalla Meryem, the sister of Mohammed VI, King of Morocco.
Among the tournament's past participants are Svetlana Kuznetsova, Li Na, Dinara Safina and 2013 winner Francesca Schiavone. It has produced a different champion each year since its inception.
|R16||Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova||2:6 5:7|
|R32||Yanina Wickmayer||6:3 6:2|
|R16||Aleksandra Krunic||2:6 2:6|
|R32||Alexandra Dulgheru||6:4 6:2|