Hobart International Tennis 2019


2019 Hobart International Tennis Facts

Date 7 – 12 January 2019
Edition 26th
Category WTA International tournaments
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $250,000
Surface Hard
Location Hobart, Australia
Venue Hobart International Tennis Centre

Champions

Singles
United States Sofia Kenin

Doubles
Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching / Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan

Hobart International Facts

Founded 1994; 25 years ago
Location Hobart
Australia
Venue Hobart International Tennis Centre
Category International
Surface Hard (Plexicushion) – outdoors
Draw 32S / 24Q / 16D
Prize money US$250,000 (2019)

Schedule

Hobart International tournament starts from 7 – 12 January 2019 at
Hobart International Tennis Centre

Prize Money

Point distribution

Event1 W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Singles 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 12 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 322 Q Q2 Q1
Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,500 $6,175 $3,400 $2,100 N/A $1,020 $600
Doubles * $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
FRA Caroline Garcia 19 1
ROU Mihaela Buzărnescu 24 2
CHN Zhang Shuai 40 3
GRE Maria Sakkari 41 4
RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 42 5
FRA Alizé Cornet 45 6
BEL Kirsten Flipkens 47 7
BEL Alison Van Uytvanck 49 8

Wildcards

  • Caroline Garcia
  • Zoe Hives
  • Ellen Perez

Qualifying draw:

  • Alison Bai
  • Anna Blinkova
  • Magda Linette
  • Greet Minnen
  • Laura Siegemund
  • Heather Watson

Lucky losers:

  • Madison Brengle
  • Kateryna Kozlova

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Eugenie Bouchard → replaced by Anna Karolína Schmiedlová
  • Rebecca Peterson → replaced by Ana Bogdan
  • Alison Riske → replaced by Madison Brengle
  • Magdaléna Rybáriková → replaced by Evgeniya Rodina
  • Wang Yafan → replaced by Kateryna Kozlova

WTA Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
TPE Chan Hao-ching TPE Latisha Chan 45 1
ROU Irina-Camelia Begu ROU Mihaela Buzărnescu 48 2
ROU Monica Niculescu CHN Yang Zhaoxuan 73 3
BEL Kirsten Flipkens SWE Johanna Larsson 74 4

Wildcards

  • Alison Bai / Annerly Poulos
  • Zoe Hives / Ellen Perez

Withdrawals

During the tournament

  • Dalila Jakupović

Draws

Past Champions

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Alona Bondarenko Shahar Pe’er 6–2, 6–4
2011 Jarmila Groth Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6–4, 6–3
2012 Mona Barthel Yanina Wickmayer 6–1, 6–2
2013 Elena Vesnina Mona Barthel 6–3, 6–4
2014 Garbiñe Muguruza Klára Zakopalová 6–4, 6–0
2015 Heather Watson Madison Brengle 6–3, 6–4
2016 Alizé Cornet Eugenie Bouchard 6–1, 6–2
2017 Elise Mertens Monica Niculescu 6–3, 6–1
2018 Elise Mertens (2) Mihaela Buzărnescu 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
2019 Sofia Kenin Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 6–3, 6–0

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Chuang Chia-jung
Květa Peschke
Chan Yung-jan
Monica Niculescu
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
2011 Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci
Kateryna Bondarenko
Līga Dekmeijere
6–3, 7–5
2012 Irina-Camelia Begu
Monica Niculescu
Chuang Chia-jung
Marina Erakovic
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), [10–5]
2013 Garbiñe Muguruza
María Teresa Torró Flor
Tímea Babos
Mandy Minella
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2014 Monica Niculescu (2)
Klára Zakopalová
Lisa Raymond
Zhang Shuai
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [10–8]
2015 Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson
Vitalia Diatchenko
Monica Niculescu
7–5, 6–3
2016 Han Xinyun
Christina McHale
Kimberly Birrell
Jarmila Wolfe
6–3, 6–0
2017 Raluca Olaru
Olga Savchuk
Gabriela Dabrowski
Yang Zhaoxuan
0–6, 6–4, [10–5]
2018 Elise Mertens
Demi Schuurs
Lyudmyla Kichenok
Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–2
2019 Chan Hao-ching
Latisha Chan
Kirsten Flipkens
Johanna Larsson
6–3, 3–6, [10–6]

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