AEGON Classic


AEGON Classic


AEGON Classic
AEGON Classic logo.png
WTA Tour
Location Birmingham
 United Kingdom
Venue Edgbaston Priory Club
Category International
Surface Grass / Outdoors
Draw 56M/32Q/16D
Prize Money US$220,000
Website aegonclassic.co.uk

The AEGON Classic, formerly known as the DFS Classic, is an International series tennis tournament on the WTA Tour held at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. Held at this location since 1982, the tournament is played on outdoor grass courts. It is seen as a major warm up tournament for Wimbledon and a sister tournament to the men's Queen's Club Championships.

Pam Shriver holds the record for the most singles titles with four.

Contents

Past finals

2005 DFS Classic.

Singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score Name
2011 Germany Sabine Lisicki Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová 6–3, 6–2 AEGON Classic
2010 China Li Na Russia Maria Sharapova 7–5, 6–1
2009 Slovakia Magdaléna Rybáriková China Li Na 6–0, 7–6(2)
2008 Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko Belgium Yanina Wickmayer 7–6(7), 3–6, 7–6(4) DFS Classic
2007 Serbia Jelena Janković Russia Maria Sharapova 4–6, 6–3, 7–5
2006 Russia Vera Zvonareva United States Jamea Jackson 7–6(12), 7–6(5)
2005 Russia Maria Sharapova Serbia and Montenegro Jelena Janković 6–2, 4–6, 6–1
2004 Russia Maria Sharapova France Tatiana Golovin 4–6, 6–2, 6–1
2003 Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva Japan Shinobu Asagoe 6–1, 6–4
2002 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Dokić Russia Anastasia Myskina 6–2, 6–3
2001 France Nathalie Tauziat Netherlands Miriam Oremans 6–3, 7–5
2000 United States Lisa Raymond Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 6–2, 6–7, 6–4
1999 France Julie Halard France Nathalie Tauziat 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
1998 Cancelled after quarterfinals due to rain
1997 France Nathalie Tauziat Indonesia Yayuk Basuki 2–6, 6–2, 6–2
1996 United States Meredith McGrath France Nathalie Tauziat 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
1995 United States Zina Garrison United States Lori McNeil 6–3, 6–3
1994 United States Lori McNeil United States Zina Garrison 6–2, 6–2
1993 United States Lori McNeil United States Zina Garrison 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
1992 Netherlands Brenda Schultz McCarthy Australia Jenny Byrne 6–2, 6–2 Dow Classic
1991 United States Martina Navratilova Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva 6–4, 7–6
1990 United States Zina Garrison Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6–4, 6–1
1989 United States Martina Navratilova United States Zina Garrison 7–6, 6–3
1988 West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Pam Shriver 6–2, 6–1
1987 United States Pam Shriver Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko Neiland 4–6, 6–2, 6–2 Dow Chemical Classic
1986 United States Pam Shriver Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva Fragniere 6–2, 7–6 Edgbaston Cup
1985 United States Pam Shriver United States Betsy Nagelsen McCormack 6–1, 6–0
1984 United States Pam Shriver United States Anne White 7–6, 6–3
1983 United States Billie Jean King United States Alycia Moulton 6–0, 7–5
1982 United States Billie Jean King South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer 6–2, 6–1

Doubles

Year Champion Runner-up Score Name
2011 Belarus Olga Govortsova &
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
Italy Sara Errani&
Italy Roberta Vinci
1–6, 6–1, [10–5] AEGON Classic
2010 Zimbabwe Cara Black&
United States Lisa Raymond
United States Liezel Huber&
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6–3, 3–2, RET
2009 Zimbabwe Cara Black &
United States Liezel Huber
United States Raquel Kops-Jones &
United States Abigail Spears
6–1, 6–4
2008 Zimbabwe Cara Black &
United States Liezel Huber
France Séverine Brémond &
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
6–2, 6–1 DFS Classic
2007 Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan &
Chinese Taipei Chia-Jung Chuang
China Sun Tiantian &
United States Meilen Tu
7–6(3), 6–3
2006 Serbia and Montenegro Jelena Janković &
China Li Na
United States Jill Craybas &
South Africa Liezel Huber
6–2, 6–4
2005 Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová &
Japan Ai Sugiyama
Greece Eleni Daniilidou &
United States Jennifer Russell
6–2, 6–3
2004 Russia Maria Kirilenko &
Russia Maria Sharapova
Australia Lisa McShea &
Venezuela Milagros Sequera
6–2, 6–1
2003 Belgium Els Callens &
United States Meilen Tu
Australia Alicia Molik &
United States Martina Navratilova
7–5, 6–4
2002 Japan Shinobu Asagoe &
Belgium Els Callens
United States Kimberly Po-Messerli &
France Nathalie Tauziat
6–4, 6–3
2001 Zimbabwe Cara Black &
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
United States Kimberly Po-Messerli &
France Nathalie Tauziat
6–1, 6–2
2000 Australia Rachel McQuillan &
Australia Lisa McShea
Zimbabwe Cara Black &
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
6–3, 7–6(3)
1999 United States Corina Morariu &
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
France Alexandra Fusai &
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
6–4, 6–4
1998 Belgium Els Callens &
France Julie Halard-Decugis
United States Lisa Raymond &
Australia Rennae Stubbs
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
1997 United States Katrina Adams &
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
France Nathalie Tauziat &
United States Linda Wild
6–2, 6–3
1996 Australia Elizabeth Smylie &
United States Linda Wild
United States Lori McNeil &
France Nathalie Tauziat
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
1995 Netherlands Manon Bollegraf &
Australia Rennae Stubbs
Australia Nicole Bradtke &
Australia Kristine Radford
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
1994 United States Zina Garrison-Jackson &
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Australia Catherine Barclay &
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6–4, 6–4
1993 United States Lori McNeil &
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver &
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–3, 6–4
1992 United States Lori McNeil &
Australia Rennae Stubbs
United States Sandy Collins &
South Africa Elna Reinach
5–7, 6–3, 8–6 Dow Classic
1991 Australia Nicole Bradtke &
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
United States Sandy Collins &
South Africa Elna Reinach
6–3, 6–4
1990 Soviet Union Larisa Neiland &
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
United States Gretchen Magers &
South Africa Lisa Gregory
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
1989 Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko &
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
United States Meredith McGrath &
United States Pam Shriver
7–5, 5–7, 6–0
1988 Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko &
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
Soviet Union Leila Meskhi &
Soviet Union Svetlana Parkhomenko
6–4, 6–1
1987 Cancelled due to rain Dow Chemical Classic
1986 United States Elise Burgin &
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
Australia Elizabeth Smylie &
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–2, 6–4 Edgbaston Cup
1985 United States Terry Holladay &
United States Sharon Walsh
United States Elise Burgin &
United States Alycia Moulton
6–4, 5–7, 6–3
1984 United States Leslie Allen &
United States Anne White
United States Barbara Jordan &
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
7–6, 6–3
1983 United States Billie Jean King &
United States Sharon Walsh
South Africa Beverly Mould &
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–2, 6–4
1982 United Kingdom Jo Durie &
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
United States Rosie Casals &
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–2

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