2024 Bad Homburg Open Draw featuring Maria Sakkari, Bianca Andreescu, Caroline Wozniacki and Mirra Andreeva

Friday, 21 June 2024 at 19:42
The draw has been confirmed ahead of the 2024 Bad Homburg Open which is the final stop off before Wimbledon which will take place between June 23-29, 2024 and is a top WTA 500 tournament.
The event held its inaugural edition in June 2021 after initially being postponed from 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2019, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) announced they would invest in new grass tennis tournaments before Wimbledon with one of the tournaments being Bad Homburg Open which had Angelique Kerber as an ambassador.
It has been raised in 2024 from WTA 250 to WTA 500 with Katerina Siniakova as the defending champion. In 2020 when it initially was set to be played, it was cancelled due to COVID-19. Since then Kerber won the inaugural edition defeating Siniakova 6-3, 6-2. Caroline Garcia defeated Bianca Andreescu in 2022 with a 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 win with the former mentioned Czech ace seeing off Lucia Bronzetti 6-2, 7-6 last year. With it being raised to a WTA 500, the field has also grown.
Maria Sakkari who is now coachless after splitting with David Witt will face Elisabetta Cocciaretto with the Greek being top seed. She could face Paula Badosa in the second round with Arantxa Rus the first opponent for the Spaniard. While also lurking in the same section is Mirra Andreeva.
The 17-year-old prodigy who didn't play Birmingham this week will face Dayana Yastremska. The winner faces Angelique Kerber or Diana Shnaider. Emma Navarro sits just under as third seed. She could face Peyton Stearns after a qualifier with the Rabat champion facing Yulia Putintseva. In the battle of the mothers, Elina Svitolina faces Caroline Wozniacki. The winner likely to face Veronika Kudermetova.
Caroline Wozniacki is one of the wildcards confirmed for Bad Homburg.
Caroline Wozniacki is one of the wildcards confirmed for Bad Homburg.
Victoria Azarenka is still in action in Berlin but will head to Bad Homburg to face Linda Noskova in the first round. While Bianca Andreescu again could face close friend Anna Kalinskaya. The Canadian suffered a birthday final loss and looked injured in Rosmalen but seems to be fine and will face Anna Blinkova in the first round. Kalinskaya faces Beatriz Haddad Maia.
While in the bottom section, Ekaterina Alexandrova is sixth seed and faces Nadia Podoroska. She could then play Donna Vekic. While second seed is Liudmila Samsonova and she faces Sara Sorribes Tormo. Defending champion Siniakova could yet loom in the second round.

2024 Bad Homburg Open Draw

2024 Bad Homburg Open Draw in full
2024 Bad Homburg Open Draw in full


  • The Bad Homburg Open was introduced to the WTA Tour in 2021 as a replacement for the grass-court tournament previously held in Mallorca, Spain.
  • The tournament was created to provide an additional grass-court event ahead of Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam tournament of the year.


  • The Bad Homburg Open is held at the Bad Homburg Tennis Club, located in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, a town near Frankfurt in Germany.
  • The club boasts several grass courts where the matches are played.


  • The tournament is played on outdoor grass courts, which makes it one of the few grass-court events on the WTA Tour.
  • Grass is known for its fast and low-bouncing nature, providing a unique playing experience for the players.

Tournament Format

  • The Bad Homburg Open follows a single-elimination format.
  • The main draw consists of 32 players, including direct acceptances, qualifiers, and wildcards.
  • Matches are best-of-three sets, except for the final, which is best-of-three sets as well.

Notable Champions

  • As the tournament is relatively new, there are limited editions and champions to mention. However, the inaugural edition in 2021 saw the Czech player, Angelique Kerber, claim the title by defeating Katerina Siniakova in the final.

Importance as a Wimbledon Warm-Up

  • The Bad Homburg Open holds significance as a warm-up event for Wimbledon, which is also played on grass courts.
  • Many players choose to participate in this tournament to adapt their game to grass and fine-tune their skills before the prestigious Grand Slam event.
  • The Bad Homburg Open provides players with an opportunity to get accustomed to the unique playing conditions of grass and adjust their strategies accordingly.

Women's Finals Bad Homburg Open

2021 Angelique Kerber def. Kateřina Siniaková 6–3, 6–2
2022 Caroline Garcia def. Bianca Andreescu 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–4
2023 Kateřina Siniaková def. Lucia Bronzetti 6–2, 7–6(7–5)

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