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Sydney International Tennis 2019


2019 Sydney International Tennis Facts

Date 6 – 12 January 2019
Edition 126th
Category ATP World Tour 250 series / WTA Premier
Draw 28S / 16D (ATP)
30S / 16D (WTA)
Surface Hard
Location Sydney, Australia
Venue NSW Tennis Centre

Sydney International Facts

Tournament information
Founded 1885; 134 years ago
Location Sydney
Australia
Venue SCG (1885–1907)
Double Bay (1908–1921)
White City Stadium (1922–1999)
NSW Tennis Centre (since 2000)
Surface Grass – outdoors (1885–1988)
Hard – outdoors (since 1989)

Schedule

Sydney International tournament starts from 6 – 12 January 2019 at
NSW Tennis Centre

Prize Money

Point distribution

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles 250 150 90 45 20 0 12 6 0
Men’s Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women’s Singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 13 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 321 Q3 Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles $83,650 $44,055 $23,865 $13,595 $8,010 $4,745 $2,135 $1,070 N/A
Men’s Doubles * $25,410 $13,360 $7,240 $4,140 $2,430 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women’s Singles $190,732 $101,475 $54,200 $23,265 $12,477 $6,813 $3,560 $1,890 $1,050
Women’s Doubles * $47,545 $25,410 $13,880 $7,062 $3,839 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Players List

ATP singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
GRE Stefanos Tsitsipas 15 1
RUS Daniil Medvedev 16 2
ARG Diego Schwartzman 17 3
FRA Gilles Simon 30 4
AUS Alex de Minaur 31 5
FRA Lucas Pouille 32 6
HUN Márton Fucsovics 36 7
ITA Andreas Seppi 37 8

Wildcards

  • James Duckworth
  • Alexei Popyrin
  • Jordan Thompson

Qualifying draw:

  • Guillermo García López
  • Yoshihito Nishioka
  • Reilly Opelka
  • Andrey Rublev

Lucky losers:

  • Guido Andreozzi
  • Taro Daniel

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Kyle Edmund → replaced by Sam Querrey
  • Nicolás Jarry → replaced by Guido Andreozzi
  • Daniil Medvedev → replaced by Taro Daniel
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga → replaced by Denis Kudla

Retirements

  • Malek Jaziri

ATP Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
COL Juan Sebastián Cabal COL Robert Farah 10 1
GBR Jamie Murray BRA Bruno Soares 14 2
CRO Nikola Mektić AUT Alexander Peya 30 3
USA Rajeev Ram GBR Joe Salisbury 51 4

Wildcards

  • Alex Bolt / Matt Reid
  • Lleyton Hewitt / Jordan Thompson

Alternates:

Luke Bambridge / Jonny O’Mara

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Nicolás Jarry
  • Malek Jaziri

WTA singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
ROU Simona Halep 1 1
GER Angelique Kerber 2 2
JPN Naomi Osaka 5 3
USA Sloane Stephens 6 4
CZE Petra Kvitová 7 5
CZE Karolína Plíšková 8 6
NED Kiki Bertens 9 7
RUS Daria Kasatkina 10 8
LAT Anastasija Sevastova 11 9
BEL Elise Mertens 12 10

Wildcards

  • Daria Gavrilova
  • Petra Kvitová
  • Samantha Stosur
  • Ajla Tomljanović

Protected ranking

Timea Bacsinszky

Qualifying draw:

  • Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Danielle Collins
  • Priscilla Hon
  • Yulia Putintseva
  • Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  • Kateřina Siniaková

Lucky losers:

  • Johanna Konta
  • Tatjana Maria
  • Bernarda Pera
  • Monica Puig

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Naomi Osaka → replaced by Monica Puig
  • Karolína Plíšková → replaced by Tatjana Maria
  • Lesia Tsurenko → replaced by Bernarda Pera

During the tournament

Garbiñe Muguruza (GI Illness)

WTA Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
CAN Gabriela Dabrowski CHN Xu Yifan 22 1
USA Nicole Melichar CZE Květa Peschke 28 2
SLO Andreja Klepač ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 34 3
UKR Nadiia Kichenok CZE Barbora Strýcová 42 4

Wildcard

Priscilla Hon / Ajla Tomljanović

Draws

Past Champions

Men’s singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2019 Alex de Minaur Andreas Seppi 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
2018 Daniil Medvedev Alex de Minaur 1–6, 6–4, 7–5
2017 Gilles Müller Daniel Evans 7–6(7–5), 6–2
2016 Viktor Troicki Grigor Dimitrov 2–6, 6–1, 7-6(9–7)
2015 Viktor Troicki Mikhail Kukushkin 6–2, 6–3
2014 Juan Martín del Potro Bernard Tomic 6–3, 6–1
2013 Bernard Tomic Kevin Anderson 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–3
2012 Jarkko Nieminen Julien Benneteau 6–2, 7–5
2011 Gilles Simon Viktor Troicki 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
2010 Marcos Baghdatis Richard Gasquet 6–4, 7–6(7–2)

Men’s doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2019 Jamie Murray (2)
Bruno Soares (2)
Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
6–4, 6–3
2018 Łukasz Kubot
Marcelo Melo
Jan-Lennard Struff
Viktor Troicki
6–3, 6–4
2017 Wesley Koolhof
Matwe Middelkoop
Jamie Murray
Bruno Soares
6–3, 7–5

Women’s Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2019 Petra Kvitová (2) Ashleigh Barty 1–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–3)
2018 Angelique Kerber Ashleigh Barty 6–4, 6–4
2017 Johanna Konta Agnieszka Radwańska 6–4, 6–2
2016 Svetlana Kuznetsova Monica Puig 6–0, 6–2
2015 Petra Kvitová Karolína Plíšková 7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)
2014 Tsvetana Pironkova Angelique Kerber 6–4, 6–4
2013 Agnieszka Radwańska Dominika Cibulková 6–0, 6–0
2012 Victoria Azarenka Li Na 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
2011 Li Na Kim Clijsters 7–6(7–3), 6–3
2010 Elena Dementieva (2) Serena Williams 6–3, 6–2

Women’s Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2019 Aleksandra Krunić
Kateřina Siniaková
Eri Hozumi
Alicja Rosolska
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
2018 Gabriela Dabrowski
Xu Yifan
Latisha Chan
Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
6–3, 6–1
2017 Tímea Babos (2)
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Sania Mirza
Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–4
2016 Martina Hingis (2)
Sania Mirza (2)
Caroline Garcia
Kristina Mladenovic
1–6, 7–5, [10–5]
2015 Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Sania Mirza (1)
Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
6–3, 6–3
2014 Tímea Babos
Lucie Šafářová
Sara Errani (2)
Roberta Vinci (2)
7–5, 3–6, [10–7]
2013 Nadia Petrova
Katarina Srebotnik (2)
Sara Errani (1)
Roberta Vinci (1)
6–3, 6–4
2012 Květa Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik (1)
Liezel Huber
Lisa Raymond (2)
6–1, 4–6, [13–11]
2011 Iveta Benešová
Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
Květa Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
2010 Cara Black (2)
Liezel Huber
Tathiana Garbin
Nadia Petrova
6–1, 3–6, [10–3]

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