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Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Tennis 2018

2018 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Tennis Facts

Date April 30 – 5 May
Edition 18th
Category WTA International
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $250,000
Surface Clay / outdoor
Location Rabat, Morocco
Venue Club des Cheminots

2018 Champions

  • Singles
    Belgium Elise Mertens
  • Doubles
    Russia Anna Blinkova / Romania Raluca Olaru

Schedule

Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem

Tennis 2018 in Rabat, Morocco, between 30 April and 5 May 2018

Prize Money

Points and prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Women’s Singles 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 12 1
Women’s Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q2 Q1
Women’s Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,500 $6,175 $3,400 $2,100 $1,020 $600
Women’s Doubles $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
BEL Elise Mertens 17 1
SVK Dominika Cibulková 33 2
CRO Petra Martić 36 3
HUN Tímea Babos 38 4
SUI Timea Bacsinszky 46 5
KAZ Zarina Diyas 52 6
SRB Aleksandra Krunić 53 7
TPE Hsieh Su-wei 59 8

Other entrants

Wildcards:

  • Timea Bacsinszky
  • Diae El Jardi
  • Katarina Zavatska

Protected ranking:

  • Kristína Kučová
  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Qualifying draw:

  • Paula Badosa Gibert
  • Fiona Ferro
  • Sílvia Soler Espinosa
  • Tamara Zidanšek

Lucky loser:

  • Alexandra Dulgheru
  • Magdalena Fręch

Withdrawals

  • Timea Bacsinszky → replaced by Magdalena Fręch
  • Catherine Bellis → replaced by Christina McHale
  • Kateryna Bondarenko → replaced by Sara Errani
  • Kateryna Kozlova → replaced by Alexandra Dulgheru
  • Tatjana Maria → replaced by Kristína Kučová
  • Maria Sakkari → replaced by Jana Fett

Retirements

  • Paula Badosa Gibert
  • Laura Siegemund

Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
CZE Barbora Krejčíková GBR Anna Smith 75 1
POL Alicja Rosolska USA Abigail Spears 88 2
AUS Monique Adamczak SUI Xenia Knoll 122 3
GEO Oksana Kalashnikova NED Bibiane Schoofs 155 4

Other entrants

Wildcards:

  • Oumaima Aziz / Diae El Jardi
  • Sada Nahimana / Sandra Samir

Draws

Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Tennis 2018 Results

Past Champions

Singles

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Fes 2007 Milagros Sequera Aleksandra Wozniak 6–1, 6–3
2008 Gisela Dulko Anabel Medina Garrigues 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–5)
2009 Anabel Medina Garrigues Ekaterina Makarova 6–0, 6–1
2010 Iveta Benešová Simona Halep 6–4, 6–2
2011 Alberta Brianti Simona Halep 6–4, 6–3
2012 Kiki Bertens Lauvra Pous Tió 7–5, 6–0
Marrakesh 2013 Francesca Schiavone Lourdes Domínguez Lino 6–1, 6–3
2014 María Teresa Torró Flor Romina Oprandi 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
2015 Elina Svitolina Tímea Babos 7–5, 7–6(7–3)
Rabat 2016 Timea Bacsinszky Marina Erakovic 6–2, 6–1
2017 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Francesca Schiavone 7–5, 7–5
2018 Elise Mertens Ajla Tomljanović 6–2, 7–6(7–4)

Doubles

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Fes 2007 Sania Mirza
Vania King
Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
Anastasia Rodionova
6–1, 6–2
2008 Sorana Cîrstea
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Alisa Kleybanova
Ekaterina Makarova
6–2, 6–2
2009 Alisa Kleybanova
Ekaterina Makarova
Sorana Cîrstea
Maria Kirilenko
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
2010 Iveta Benešová
Anabel Medina Garrigues
Lucie Hradecká
Renata Voráčová
6–3, 6–1
2011 Andrea Hlaváčková
Renata Voráčová
Nina Bratchikova
Sandra Klemenschits
6–3, 6–4
2012 Petra Cetkovská
Alexandra Panova
Irina-Camelia Begu
Alexandra Cadanțu
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Marrakesh 2013 Tímea Babos
Mandy Minella
Petra Martić
Kristina Mladenovic
6–3, 6–1
2014 Garbiñe Muguruza
Romina Oprandi
Katarzyna Piter
Maryna Zanevska
4–6, 6–2, [11-9]
2015 Tímea Babos (2)
Kristina Mladenovic
Laura Siegemund
Maryna Zanevska
6–1, 7–6(7–5)
Rabat 2016 Xenia Knoll
Aleksandra Krunić
Tatjana Maria
Raluca Olaru
6–3, 6–0
2017 Tímea Babos (3)
Andrea Hlaváčková (2)
Nina Stojanović
Maryna Zanevska
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
2018 Anna Blinkova
Raluca Olaru
Georgina García Pérez
Fanny Stollár
6–4, 6–4

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