Tournament Info

DATE:

August 2-8, 2021

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, celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2021, 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 500 level event features a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw with total prize money of $565,530. 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 Investment Company is a sovereign investor managing a global portfolio, aimed at generating sustainable financial returns for the Government of Abu Dhabi. Mubadala’s $243.4 billion (AED 894 billion) portfolio spans six continents with interests in multiple sectors and asset classes. We leverage our deep sectoral expertise and long-standing partnerships to drive sustainable growth and profit, while supporting the continued diversification and global integration of the economy of the United Arab Emirates. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Mubadala has offices in London, Rio de Janeiro, Moscow, New York, San Francisco and Beijing. For more information about Mubadala Investment Company, please visit: www.mubadala.com 

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.

2019 DEFENDING CHAMPIONS:

Singles: Zheng Saisai d. Aryna Sabalenka, 6-3, 7-6(3); Doubles: Nicole Melichar/Kveta Peschke d. Shuko Aoyama/Ena Shibahara, 6-4,, 6-4.

PRIZE MONEY:

$565,530

TELEVISION:

TBD