Tournament Info

DATE:

July 29-August 4, 2019

SITE:

San José State University Tennis Center - 1251 S. 7th Street, San José, CA 95112

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:

Vickie Gunnarsson

HISTORY:

The Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is the longest-running women-only professional tennis tournament in the world and is the first stop of the US Open Series. Owned and operated by IMG, the WTA Premier event features a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $811,083. Held on the campus of San José State University, former champions include: Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Andrea Jaeger, Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters.

TITLE SPONSOR:

Mubadala is a global investment company, active in 15 sectors and more than 50 countries around the world. Mubadala’s mandate is to deploy capital with integrity and ingenuity to generate sustainable risk-adjusted financial returns for the greater benefit of the United Arab Emirates. It’s businesses, investments and partnerships include global champions in sectors such as aerospace, agribusiness, healthcare, ICT, real estate and infrastructure, semiconductors, metals & mining, petroleum and petrochemicals, pharmaceutical and medical technology, renewable energy and utilities, and the management of diverse financial holdings. In 2018, Mubadala opened its first US office in the Bay Area focusing on ventures investments in technology.  A second US office opened in early 2019 in New York., its primary business is investor relations, business development compliance, and operations relating to its Private Equity business. Mubadala owns GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the world’s second-largest pure-play semiconductor foundry with a significant presence in the United States. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Mubadala is also one of the largest shareholders in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). As an active and innovative investor, Mubadala has recently expanded into a new sector: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Technology (Pharma & Medtech) with investments including US-based Sebela that offers market-leading treatments in gastroentology, dermatology and women's health and Outset Medical - a California based company which is focused on reducing the cost and complexity of dialysis treatment.

FORMAT:

A 28-player singles main draw and a 16-team doubles main draw are held, all featuring best two-out-of-three set matches. A 16-player singles qualifying draw will be held for four main-draw entries.

2018 DEFENDING CHAMPIONS:

Singles: Mihaela Buzarnescu d. Maria Sakkari, 6-1, 6-0; Doubles: Latisha Chan/Kveta Peschke d. Lyudmyla Kichenok/Nadiia Kichenok, 6-4, 3-6 [10-8].

PRIZE MONEY:

$811,083

TELEVISION:

TBA

TICKETS

(866) 982-8497

PHONE

(305) 460-6566