2015 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open by the Numbers

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A total of 120,449 spectators came to watch and enjoy this year’s DongFeng Motor Wuhan Open WTA tournament, a 60% increase on last year’s attendance.

“The crowds this year demonstrated the enthusiasm Wuhan has for world class tennis and the great support our event has from the city,” said Tournament Director Yi Guoqing. “We are still are young tournament and we are not yet perfect, but our goal is to be perfect. We will try our upmost to improve each year in each and every area. Our hard-working team will strive to provide a the world-class tournament for players, for our sponsors, for the fans and for the media.”

Key statistics:

Matches (statistics from SAP):
104 matches played
39 3-set matches played
37 tiebreaks
246 sets
621 aces served

80 singles players
32 doubles teams
120,449 spectators during the whole tournament (60% increase on 2014 figures of 75,000)
730 volunteers
90 ballkids (including four from Roland Garros)
70 line umpires
12 chair umpires

60 Dongfeng Motor courtesy cars
60 drivers
15 buses

530,454 visits to www.wuhanopen.org
33,369 likes on Facebook internationally
1,863 favourites on Twitter
2,487,271 views on Weibo
489 WeChat messages sent, each read 4,100 times on average

TV Figures:
40 broadcasters in 140 territories airing the singles final
46 matches produced for TV between centre court and court 1
22 matches on the WTA World Feed
1 billion – number of households around the world that could watch Wuhan Open on TV
521 million – number of households in Asia-Pacific region that could watch Wuhan Open on TV

On average, every day the player restaurant – serviced by Wuhan’s Wanda Realm hotel – served:
25 Kg of pasta
150kg of assorted fruit
200 bottles of juice
60kg of meat
50kg of fish
60kg of salad

30 special appearances by players
25 special events for fans in Carnival square
1 opening ceremony featuring Li Na and Petra Kvitova

*All digital figures are up to and including 2nd October 2015

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