The Coupe Banque Nationale is live from Quebec City from 10-16 September 2018 as Canada's only WTA Tour-only event is played on indoor hard courts following the US Open.

New Belarusian sensation Aryna Sabalenka, Miami Open semifinalist Danielle Collins and Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig are among the top players scheduled to appear at the 2018 WTA Quebec City event.

Coupe Banque Nationale tennis live streaming

WTA Quebec City tennis is live from 10-16 September with play starting around 11am local/4pm BST. Matches are televised via BT Sports in the UK, but bookmaker bet365 are also offering customers the opportunity to watch a live stream of the match alongside in-play betting.

Watch and bet on Quebec City tennis live at bet365 > live streaming > tennis (geo-restrictions apply; funded account required or to have placed a bet in the last 24 hours to qualify)





How to watch & bet on WTA Quebec City tennis

1. Visit the bet365 website

2. Sign into your account or register for a new one

3. Select Live Streaming

4. Select 'Tennis’ from the ‘All Sports’ dropdown menu

5. Enjoy a live stream & in-play betting for WTA Quebec City tennis, live from 19-25 August 2018

PLEASE NOTE: You must have a funded account or have placed a bet in the last 24 hours in order to watch tennis; geo-restrictions apply. 

WTA Quebec City schedule

Qualifying for the 2018 Coupe Banque Nationale takes place on 8-9 September with main-draw WTA Quebec City play starting on Monday 10 September.

WTA Quebec City 2018 players

The 2018 edition of the Coupe Banque Nationale boasts another strong player field as it begins on Monday 10 September, although Alison van Uytvanck is not returning to defend her title.

The WTA Tour's newest sensation, Aryna Sabalenka, will be the headline act as the Belarusian looks to extend the supremely successful summer she has enjoyed. It started with her run to the Eastbourne final, but the bulk of Sabalenka's success has come on American hard courts: Four wins over top-10 players in the course of making the semifinals of Cincinnati, the fourth round of the US Open and winning her first title at the Premier-level New Haven event.

Can Sabalenka keep her brilliant summer going in Quebec City? The Belarusian will be joined by former French Open semifinalist Lucie Safarova, who was the Coupe Banque Nationale champion in 2013 and is always a dangerous player on indoor hard courts which suit her left-handed power game so well. 

Another new name on the WTA Tour this year, former college player Danielle Collins, also heads to Quebec City for the Coupe Banque Nationale as Collins aims to back up the success she had in Miami, where she made the semifinals as a qualifier, and San Jose. Mallora champion Tatjana Maria, rising stars Sachia Vickery and Sofia Kenin, and Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig are also in the field for the 2018 Coupe Banque Nationale, live from Quebec City from 10-16 September.

About WTA Quebec City

The US Open may be over and the champion of the last Grand Slam of the year may have been crowned, but there’s still plenty of tennis to be played in the season and before the WTA Tour moves on to Asia for the build-up to the season-ending champions in Singapore and Zhuhai, there’s one last tournament to be played in North America – the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City.

Played on the other side of the US Open from the Premier-level and prestigious Rogers Cup in Montreal or Toronto, WTA Quebec City is a more intimate affair. An International-level event featuring a 28-player singles draw, the Coupe Banque Nationale is one of the few remaining WTA Tour events played on carpet and takes place at the 30,000-capacity Universite Laval-PEPS venue in the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec.

The Coupe Banque Nationale was first played in 1993, when third seed Nathalie Tauziat took the title – and played a small but significant role in tennis history, when future legend of the game Serena Williams played her first WTA Tour match as a professional at WTA Quebec City in 1995, losing in the first round of qualifying. Serena, then 14 years old, earned $240 and one ranking point for her 1-6, 1-6 defeat!

Over the following years, a number of well-known WTA Tour stars and future stars captured the title at the Coupe Banque Nationale, including Katerina Maleeva (1994), Jennifer Capriati (1999), Maria Sharapova (2003), Marion Bartoli (2006) and Lindsay Davenport (2007). The WTA Quebec City tournament was also honoured as the WTA’s International Tournament of the Year no fewer than eight times – a record – including every year from 1995 to 2000.

In recent years a number of WTA Tour players have shone at the Coupe Banque Nationale, which has never been won more than twice by any player. Czech stars Barbora Strycova (2011) and Lucie Safarova (2013) have claimed the title as well as Belgian’s Kirsten Flipkens (2012). In 2014, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams made a popular return to the tournament but although she reached the final, she was defeated by Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. Lucic-Baroni, a former teenage phenomenon driven away from the sport by an abusive parent and injuries, had struggled for years to make it back to the sport and her WTA Quebec City title set a new record for the longest gap between titles on the WTA Tour – 16 years and four months, breaking the previous record held by Kimiko Date-Krumm.

Annika Beck, Oceane Dodin and Alison van Uytvanck followed Lucic-Baroni in becoming Coupe Banque Nationale champions in recent years, with 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko featuring in the 2015 final.

WTA Quebec City tournament information

WTA Quebec City Tournament Information

WTA Quebec City
Dates10-16 September 2018
LocationQuebec City, Quebec, Canada
VenuePEPS de l'Universite Laval
SurfaceCarpet (Indoor)
CategoryWTA International
Draw Size32 Singles/16 Doubles
First Played1993
Most titlesBrenda Schultz-McCarthy (2)
Prize Money$226,750
Reigning Singles' ChampionAlison van Uytvanck
Reigning Doubles' ChampionsTimea Babos/Andrea Hlavackova

WTA Quebec City ranking points

These are the ranking points offered by the WTA Tour for International-level events.

Ranking points on offer at the Japan Women's Open

RoundPoints
Champion280
Finalist180
Semifinalist110
Quarterfinalist60
R1630
R11
Qualifying18
Q314
Q210
Q11

WTA Quebec City champions

The names of players still active in singles are given in bold.

WTA Coupe Banque Nationale Former Champions

YearChampionRunner-Up
1993Nathalie TauziatKaterina Maleeva
1994Katerina MaleevaBrenda Schultz
1995Brenda Schultz-McCarthyDominique Monami
1996Lisa RaymondEls Callens
1997Brenda Schultz-McCarthy (2)Dominique Van Roost
1998Tara SnyderChanda Rubin
1999Jennifer CapriatiChanda Rubin
2000Chanda RubinJennifer Capriati
2001Meghan ShaughnessyIva Majoli
2002Elena BovinaMarie-Gaiane Mikaelian
2003Maria SharapovaMilagros Sequera
2004Martina SuchaAbigael Spears
2005Amy FrazierSofia Arvidsson
2006Marion BartoliOlga Puchkova
2007Lindsay DavenportJulia Vakulenko
2008Nadia PetrovaBethanie Mattek
2009Melinda CzinkLucie Safarova
2010Tamira PaszekBethanie Mattek-Sands
2011Barbora Zahlavova-StrycovaMarina Erakovic
2012Kirsten FlipkensLucie Hradecka
2013Lucie SafarovaMarina Erakovic
2014Mirjana Lucic-BaroniVenus Williams
2015Annika BeckJelena Ostapenko
2016Oceane DodinLauren Davies
2017Alison van UytanckTimea Babos

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