2020 Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Betting Tips, Previews & Predictions

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic will be the 49th edition of a women's tennis tournament played on hard courts at the San Jose State University in San Jose, California, United States. Also known as WTA San Jose and the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic for sponsorship reasons, the tournament falls under the WTA Premier Tournaments which is part of the WTA Tour.

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic is the first women’s event of the year to take place under the US Open Series.

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Where is the 2020 Silicon Valley Classic?

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic will be held at the San Jose State University in San Jose, California, United States.

When is the 2020 Silicon Valley Classic?

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic takes place from July - August 2020.

What surface is the 2020 Silicon Valley Classic played on?

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic is played on outdoor hard court.

2020 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic Final

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic final takes place in August 2020.

Silicon Valley Classic Tennis History

The Silicon Valley Classic was first held in 1971 although this is only its most recent name. The tournament was first known as the British Motor Cars Invitation until 1974 before changing to the Virginia Slims of San Francisco until 1978.

From 1979 to 1982 it was named the Avon Championships of California before changing to Virginia Slims of California from 1983 to 1991. After change in 1992 it became the Bank of the West Classic and then the Stanford Classic from 1997 to 2017 when it moved to the Stanford University.

The Stanford Classic moved to the San Jose State University in 2018 where it gained a new sponsor in Mubadala Investment Company and changed its name to the Silicon Valley Classic.

The early years were dominated by two tennis legends in Billie Jean King and Chris Evert as the two of them claimed the title in five of the first six years. King won the first two before Australian Margaret Court laid claim to the title in 1973.

Billie Jean King reclaimed it in 1974, beating Chris Evert in the final. Evert was to gain revenge by winning it in 1975 and 1976.

Other prestigious winners of the title include Martina Navratilova, Monica Seles, Martina Hingis, Lindsay Davenport, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Kim Clijsters, Angelique Kerber, Johanna Konta and Madison Keys.

In 2009 the tournament became a Premier tournament on the WTA Tour.

2020 Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Prize Money

The total prize money for the women’s singles 2019 WTA Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic was $876,183 USD. It should increase in 2020.

2020 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic Prize Money Breakdown

The winner of the women’s singles title at the 2019 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic took home $128,100 USD. All figures in US dollars:

2019 Silicon Valley ClassicWomen's SinglesWomen's Doubles
Winner $128,100 $40,300
Finalist $68,280 $21,330
Semi-Finalist $37,330 $11,735
Quarter-Finalist $21,330 $5,975
Second Round $10,670 $3,240
First Round $6,990 N/A

2020 Silicon Valley Classic Seeds

There are eight seeded players at the 2020 Silicon Valley Classic. Here are the eight seeds in the 2019 Silicon Valley Classic and their finishing position:

1. Ukraine Elina Svitolina (Quarterfinals)
2. Belarus Aryna Sabalenka (Final)
3. Belgium Elise Mertens (Second round)
4. United States Amanda Anisimova (Quarterfinals)
5. Croatia Donna Vekić (Semifinals)
6. Spain Carla Suárez Navarro (Quarterfinals)
7. Greece Maria Sakkari (Semifinals)
8. United States Danielle Collins (Second round)

2020 Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Dates & Schedule

The 2020 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic main draw takes place from July to August 2020.

2020 Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Players

The 2020 Silicon Valley Classic main draw consists of 28 players of which eight are seeded. This includes four qualifiers and four wild card entrants. The players competing in 2019 included Elina Svitolina, Aryna Sabalenka, Elise Merterns, Amanda Anisimova, Donna Vekic, Carla Suarez Navarro, Maria Sakkari, Danielle Collins, Shuai Zhang, Victoria Azarenka, Daria Kasatkina, Ajla Tomljanovic, Saisai Zheng, Ekaterina Alexandrova, Venus Williams, Mihaela Buzarnescu, Magda Linette, Andrea Petkovic, Madison Brengle, Misaki Doi, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Marie Bouzkova, Coco Vandeweghe.

2020 Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Draw

The top two seeds will be on opposite ends of the draw and can only meet in the Silicon Valley Classic Final.

Silicon Valley Classic Open Tennis Results

Staying up to date with the results and statistics of the Silicon Valley Classic is crucial in terms of finding the best bet and the best value. Beat the bookmakers by picking up player trends and form going into their next match. 

Knowing past winner is also essential for having a successful betting tournament. Some players thrive at tournaments where they have played well in the past as the familiar surroundings and knowledge of the courts can be a big advantage. 

Silicon Valley Classic Champions, Runners-Up & Final Score

YearCountry, ChampionCountry, Runner-UpFinal Score

2019 China Zheng Saisai Belarus Aryna Sabalenka 6-3, 7-6(7-3)
2018 Romania Mihaela Buzarnescu Greece Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-0
2017 USA Madison Keys USA Coco Vandeweghe 7-6 (7-4), 6-4
2016 England Johanna Konta USA Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2
2015 Germany Angelique Kerber Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
2014 USA Serena Williams Germany Angelique Kerber 7-6 (6-1), 6-3
2013 Slovakia Dominika Cibulková Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
2012 USA Serena Williams USA Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3
2011 USA Serena Williams France Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-1
2010 Belarus Victoria Azarenka Russia Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-1
2009 France Marion Bartoli USA Venus Williams 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
2008 Canada Aleksandra Wozniak France Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-3
2007 Russia Anna Chakvetadze India Sania Mirze 6-3, 6-2
2006 Germany Kim Clijsters Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6-4, 6-2
2005 Germany Kim Clijsters USA Venus Williams 7-5, 6-2
2004 USA Lindsay Davenport USA Venus Williams 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 7-6 (7-4)
2003 Germany Kim Clijsters USA Jennifer Capriati  4-6, 6-4, 6-2
2002 USA Venus Williams Germany Kim Clijsters 6-3, 6-3
2001 Germany Kim Clijsters USA Lindsay Davenport 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1
2000 USA Venus Williams USA Lindsay Davenport 6-1, 6-4
1999 USA Lindsay Davenport USA Venus Williams 7-6 (7-1), 6-2
1998 USA Lindsay Davenport USA Venus Williams 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
1997 Switzerland Martina Hingis Spain Conchita Martínez 6-0, 6-2
1996 Switzerland Martina Hingis USA Monica Seles 6-2, 6-0
1995 Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva Japan Ai Sugiyama 6-3, 6-4
1994 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario USA Martina Navratilova 1-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-5)
1993 USA Martina Navratilova USA Zina Garrison  6-2, 7-6 (7-1)
1992 Serbia Monica Seles USA Martina Navratilova 6-3, 6-4
1991 USA Martina Navratilova Yugoslavia Monica Seles 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
1990 Yugoslavia Monica Seles USA Martina Navratilova 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
1989 USA Zina Garrison Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko 6-1, 6-1
1988 USA Martina Navratilova Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko 6-1, 6-2
1987 USA Zina Garrison Germany Sylvia Hanika 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
1986 USA Chris Evert USA Kathy Jordan 6-2, 6-4
1985 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková USA Chris Evert 6-2, 6-4
1984 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková USA Martina Navratilova 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-4
1983 Germany Bettina Bunge Germany Sylvia Hanika 6-3, 6-3
1982 USA Andrea Jaeger USA Chris Evert 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
1981 USA Andrea Jaeger England Virginia Wade 6-3, 6-1
1980 USA Martina Navratilova Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
1979 USA Martina Navratilova USA Chris Evert 7-5, 7-5
1978 Not held Not held Not held
1977 England Sue Barker England Virginia Wade 6-3, 6-4
1976 USA Chris Evert Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 7-5, 7-6 (5-2)
1975 USA Chris Evert USA Billie Jean King 6-1, 6-1
1974 USA Billie Jean King USA Chris Evert 7-6 (5-2), 6-2
1973 Australia Margaret Court Australia Kerry Melville 6-3, 6-3
1972 USA Billie Jean King Australia Kerry Melville 7-6 (5-0), 7-6 (5-2)
1971 USA Billie Jean King USA Rosemary Casals 6-3, 6-4

Who has won the most Silicon Valley Classic Tennis titles?

Martina Navratilova was won the most Silicon Valley Classic title with five victories (1979, 1980, 1988, 1991 & 1993). The 18-time Grand Slam winner finished as runner-up on a further four occasions, taking her final appearances to nine.

Kim Clijsters won the Silicon Valley Classic four times in 2001, 2003, 2005 & 2006 with three players winning three titles - Billie Jean King in 1971, 1972 & 1974, Chris Evert in 1975, 1976 & 1986 and Lindsay Davenport in 1988, 1989 & 1994. 

Of the 47 completed tournaments a player from the United States has claimed the title on 24 occasions.

2020 Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Betting Odds

Check in closer to the start of the 2020 Silicon Valley Classic for the latest betting odds in the outright and match winner markets.

Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Free Bets

Most leading bookmakers will offer free bets, promotions and sign-up offers for the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Visit our comprehensive bookmaker reviews so you can choose the right bookmaker for you and take advantage of these offers including Silicon Valley Classic free bets. 

Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Bet of the Day

Check our Silicon Valley Classic bet of the day throughout the tournament where we pick our best bet from the daily action. Our bet of the day could feature a win bet, handicap tip or total games over or under tip.

Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Live Streaming

Watch all the matches of the Silicon Valley Classic with live streaming. The bet365 live streaming service features most of the ATP and WTA tournaments and have made it easy to switch between live-action and betting markets with funded sports betting account. 

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Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Highlights & Replays

If you can’t catch all the live action, be sure to watch highlights of the WTA Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic matches. It is a great way to get a feel for how the matched played out rather than just looking at results and statistics.

The WTA Youtube Channel will show highlights of the Mabadala Silicon Valley Classic as well as the official Silicon Valley Classic Youtube channel:

Silicon Valley Classic Tennis News

Staying ahead of the game and picking up bets with good value is key to any bettor. Follow all the news from the Silicon Valley Classic by visiting the official Silicon Valley Classic Website. You can also find all the relevant news on the WTA Tour Silicon Valley Classic website:

Silicon Valley Classic Tennis Social Media

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