Japan Womens Open Tennis 2018


2018 Japan Women’s Open Tennis Facts

Date September 10 – 16
Edition 10th
Category WTA International
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $250,000
Surface Hard
Location Hiroshima, Japan
Venue Regional Park Tennis Stadium

Champions

  • Singles
    Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
  • Doubles
    Japan Eri Hozumi / China Zhang Shuai

Japan Women’s Open Tennis Facts

Founded 2009
Editions 10 (2018)
Location Osaka, Japan (2009–2014)
Tokyo, Japan (2015–2017)
Hiroshima, Japan (2018–)
Venue Regional Park Tennis Stadium (2018-)
Ariake Tennis Forest Park(2015-2017)
Utsubo Tennis Center(2009-2014)
Surface Hard / outdoors
Draw 32M / 32Q / 16D
Prize money $250,000

 

Prize Money

Points

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 14 10 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q Q2 Q1
Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,300 $5,900 $3,310 $2,925 $1,005 $730 $530
Doubles2 $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Schedule

2018 Japan Women’s Open starts from September 10 – 16, 2018, Regional Park Tennis Stadium

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
CHN Zhang Shuai 34 1
TPE Hsieh Su-wei 43 2
KAZ Yulia Putintseva 50 3
CHN Wang Qiang 52 4
AUS Ajla Tomljanović 58 5
KAZ Zarina Diyas 60 6
CHN Zheng Saisai 63 7
POL Magda Linette 68 8

Wildcards

  • Misaki Doi
  • Nao Hibino
  • Miyu Kato

Protected ranking:

Mandy Minella

Qualifying draw:

  • Amanda Anisimova
  • Priscilla Hon
  • Arina Rodionova
  • Zhang Yuxuan

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Ana Bogdan → replaced by Fiona Ferro
  • Jennifer Brady → replaced by Jana Fett
  • Aliaksandra Sasnovich → replaced by Duan Yingying
  • Stefanie Vögele → replaced by Magdalena Fręch

Retirements

Yulia Putintseva (lower back injury)

Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
JPN Miyu Kato JPN Makoto Ninomiya 80 1
JPN Eri Hozumi CHN Zhang Shuai 94 2
JPN Shuko Aoyama CHN Duan Yingying 121 3
 SUI Viktorija Golubic SWE Johanna Larsson 123 4

Wildcards

  • Miharu Imanishi / Alicja Rosolska
  • Hiroko Kuwata / Chihiro Muramatsu

Withdrawals

During the tournament

  • Priscilla Hon (gastrointestinal illness)

Draws

Japan Women’s Open Tennis Results 2018

Past Champions

Singles

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Hiroshima 2018 Hsieh Su-wei Amanda Anisimova 6–2, 6–2
Tokyo 2017 Zarina Diyas Miyu Kato 6–2, 7–5
2016 Christina McHale Kateřina Siniaková 3–6, 6–4, 6–4
2015 Yanina Wickmayer Magda Linette 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Osaka 2014 Samantha Stosur (3) Zarina Diyas 7–6(9–7), 6–3
2013 Samantha Stosur (2) Eugenie Bouchard 3–6, 7–5, 6–2
2012 Heather Watson Chang Kai-chen 7–5, 5–7, 7–6(7–4)
2011 Marion Bartoli Samantha Stosur 6–3, 6–1
2010 Tamarine Tanasugarn Kimiko Date-Krumm 7–5, 6–7(7–4), 6–1
2009 Samantha Stosur Francesca Schiavone 7–5, 6–1

Doubles

Location Year Champions Runners-up Score
Hiroshima 2018 Eri Hozumi
Zhang Shuai (2)
Miyu Kato
Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–4
Tokyo 2017 Shuko Aoyama (3)
Yang Zhaoxuan
Monique Adamczak
Storm Sanders
6–0, 2–6, [10–5]
2016 Shuko Aoyama (2)
Makoto Ninomiya
Jocelyn Rae
Anna Smith
6–3, 6–3
2015 Chan Hao-ching
Chan Yung-jan
Misaki Doi
Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2
Osaka 2014 Shuko Aoyama
Renata Voráčová
Lara Arruabarrena
Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
2013 Kristina Mladenovic
Flavia Pennetta
Samantha Stosur
Zhang Shuai
6–4, 6–3
2012 Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
Kimiko Date-Krumm
Heather Watson
6–1, 6–4
2011 Kimiko Date-Krumm
Zhang Shuai
Vania King
Yaroslava Shvedova
7–5, 3–6, [11–9]
2010 Chang Kai-chen
Lilia Osterloh
Shuko Aoyama
Rika Fujiwara
6–0, 6–3
2009 Chuang Chia-jung
Lisa Raymond
Chanelle Scheepers
Abigail Spears
6–2, 6–4

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