Korea Open Tennis 2018


2018 Korea Open Tennis Facts

Date 17 – 23 September
Edition 15th
Category WTA International
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $250,000
Surface Hard
Location Seoul, South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center

Champions

  • Singles
    Netherlands Kiki Bertens
  • Doubles
    South Korea Choi Ji-hee / South Korea Han Na-lae

Korea Open Tennis Facts

Founded 2004; 14 years ago
Location Seoul
South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center
Category International
Surface Hard / Outdoors
Draw 32M/32Q/16D
Prize money $250,000
Website vacancy

 

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 32 Q Q2 Q1
Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,300 $5,900 $3,310 $1,925 $1,005 $730 $530
Doubles * $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Schedule

2018 Korea Open starts from September 17 – 23 September, 2018, Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 10 1
NED Kiki Bertens 12 2
GRE Maria Sakkari 31 3
SVK Magdaléna Rybáriková 34 4
BEL Alison Van Uytvanck 38 5
TPE Hsieh Su-wei 39 6
ROU Irina-Camelia Begu 53 7
BEL Kirsten Flipkens 56 8

Wildcards

  • Choi Ji-hee
  • Jang Su-jeong
  • Park So-hyun

Protected ranking

  • Margarita Gasparyan
  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  • Mandy Minella

Qualifying draw:

  • Mona Barthel
  • Varvara Flink
  • Han Na-lae
  • Priscilla Hon
  • Dejana Radanović
  • Jil Teichmann

Withdrawals

  • Sorana Cîrstea → replaced by Luksika Kumkhum
  • Ekaterina Makarova → replaced by Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  • Tatjana Maria → replaced by Dalila Jakupović

Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
ROU Irina-Camelia Begu ROU Raluca Olaru 77 1
SLO Dalila Jakupović CRO Darija Jurak 104 2
AUS Ellen Perez AUS Arina Rodionova 196 3
GER Mona Barthel SWE Johanna Larsson 202 4

Wildcards

  • Choi Ji-hee / Han Na-lae
  • Jang Su-jeong / Kim Na-ri

Draws

Korea Open Tennis Results 2018

Past Champions

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Alisa Kleybanova Klára Zakopalová 6–1, 6–3
2011 María José Martínez Sánchez Galina Voskoboeva 7–6(7–0), 7–6(7–2)
2012 Caroline Wozniacki Kaia Kanepi 6–1, 6–0
2013 Agnieszka Radwańska Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–4
2014 Karolína Plíšková Varvara Lepchenko 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
2015 Irina-Camelia Begu Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6–3, 6–1
2016 Lara Arruabarrena Monica Niculescu 6–0, 2–6, 6–0
2017 Jeļena Ostapenko Beatriz Haddad Maia 6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–4
2018 Kiki Bertens Ajla Tomljanović 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–2

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Julia Görges
Polona Hercog
Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–3, 6–4
2011 Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
Vera Dushevina
Galina Voskoboeva
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2012 Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears (2)
Akgul Amanmuradova
Vania King
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
2013 Chan Chin-wei
Xu Yifan
Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
7–5, 6–3
2014 Lara Arruabarrena
Irina-Camelia Begu
Mona Barthel
Mandy Minella
6–3, 6–3
2015 Lara Arruabarrena (2)
Andreja Klepač
Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10-6]
2016 Johanna Larsson
Kirsten Flipkens
Akiko Omae
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–2, 6–3
2017 Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson (2)
Luksika Kumkhum
Peangtarn Plipuech
6–4, 6–1
2018 Choi Ji-hee
Han Na-lae
Hsieh Shu-ying
Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 6–2

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