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Western & Southern Open Tennis 2019


2019 Western & Southern Open Tennis Facts

Date August 12 – 18
Edition 118th (men) / 91st (women)
Category ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (men)
WTA Premier 5 (women)
Surface Hard
Location Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Venue Lindner Family Tennis Center

Champions

  • Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic
  • Women’s Singles Kiki Bertens
  • Men’s Doubles Jamie Murray / Bruno Soares
  • Women’s Doubles Lucie Hradecká / Ekaterina Makarova

Prize Money

Point distribution

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles 1000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Men’s Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women’s Singles 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Women’s Doubles 5 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles $1,114,225 $564,005 $289,290 $149,100 $74,695 $39,120 $22,045 $8,435 $4,220
Women’s Singles $501,975 $243,920 $122,190 $58,185 $28,030 $14,360 $7,745 $3,150 $1,905
Men’s Doubles $331,300 $161,680 $81,040 $41,280 $21,780 $11,660 N/A N/A N/A
Women’s Doubles $143,600 $72,534 $35,910 $18,075 $9,170 $4,530 N/A N/A N/A

Schedule

Date Session Gates Open / Match Start Competition Special Events
Fri., August 9 n/a 5:00 pm No Matches Scheduled Porsche Draw Party (invite only)
Sat., August 10 1 8 am / 10 am Men’s and Women’s Qualifier First Watch Kids Day
Sun., August 11 2 8 am / 10 am Men’s and Women’s Qualifer
Men’s Main Draw
First Watch High School Day
Sun., August 11 3 5 pm / 7 pm Men’s Main Draw Volunteer Service Awards
Mon., August 12 4 9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s First Round Electric Events Military Appreciation
Mon., August 12 5 5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s First Round Electric Events Military Appreciation
Tue., August 13 6 9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s First & Second Rounds
Tue., August 13 7 5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s First & Second Rounds
Wed., August 14 8 9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Middle Rounds
Wed., August 14 9 5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s Middle Rounds
Thu., August 15 10 9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Round of 16
Thu., August 15 11 5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s Round of 16
Fri., August 16 12 9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals
Fri., August 16 13 5 pm / 7 pm Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals
Sat., August 17 14 9 am / 11 am Men’s and Women’s Semifinals
Sat., August 17 15 5 pm / 6 pm 1 Men’s Semifinal followed by Women’s Doubles Final UC Health First Responder Appreciation
Sun., August 18 16 11 am / 12:15 pm Men’s Doubles Final – 12:15 pm
Women’s Final – 2 pm
Men’s Final – 4 pm

Tickets

Date Session Time: Individual tickets starting at:
Saturday, August 10th Session 1
Qualifying: Gates open at 8am
10:00am $14
Sunday, August 11th Session 2
Qualifying: Gates open at 8am
10:00am $22
Sunday, August 11th Session 3
Qualifying and main draw: Gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $10
Monday, August 12th Session 4
First Round: Gates open at 9am
11:00am $30
Monday, August 12th Session 5
First Round: Gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $16
Tuesday, August 13th Session 6
Second Round: Gates open at 9am
11:00am $46
Tuesday, August 13th Session 7
Second Round: Gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $34
Wednesday, August 14th Session 8
Middle Rounds: Gates open at 9am
11:00am $72
Wednesday, August 14th Session 9
Middle Rounds: Gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $34
Thursday, August 15th Session 10
Round of 16: Gates open at 9am
11:00am $72
Thursday, August 15th Session 11
Round of 16: Gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $72
Friday, August 16th Session 12
Quarterfinals: Gates open at 9am
11:00am $68
Friday, August 16th Session 13
Quarterfinals: Gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $68
Saturday, August 17th Session 14
Semi-finals: gates open at 10am
12:00pm $72
Saturday, August 17th Session 15
Semi-finals: gates open at 5pm
7:00pm $50
Sunday, August 18th Session 16
Sunday Championship Matches: gates open at 10:00am
12:00pm $76

Players List

ATP Singles

ATP singles

Seeds

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Novak Djokovic 12,325 1,000 90 11,415 Third round vs.
2 2 Rafael Nadal 7,945 0 0 7,945 Withdrew due to scheduling
3 3 Roger Federer 7,460 600 90 6,950 Third round vs.
4 4 Dominic Thiem 4,925 0 0 4,925 Withdrew due to illness
5 7 Stefanos Tsitsipas 3,455 10 10 3,455 Second round vs. Jan-Lennard Struff
6 5 Kei Nishikori 4,040 45 10 4,005 Second round vs. Yoshihito Nishioka [Q]
7 6 Alexander Zverev 4,005 10 10 4,005 Second round vs. Miomir Kecmanović [Q]
8 9 Karen Khachanov 2,890 90 10 2,810 Second round vs. Nick Kyrgios
9 8 Daniil Medvedev 3,230 35 45 3,240 Second round vs. Benoît Paire
10 10 Fabio Fognini 2,555 (45)† 0 2,510 Withdrew due to ankle Injury
11 11 Roberto Bautista Agut 2,395 0 45 2,440 Second round vs. Frances Tiafoe
12 13 Borna Ćorić 2,195 45 10 2,160 First round lost to Reilly Opelka [WC]
13 16 John Isner 2,040 10 45 2,075 Second round vs. Pablo Carreño Busta [Q]
14 18 Marin Čilić 1,940 360 10 1,590 First round lost to  Radu Albot
15 17 Nikoloz Basilashvili 2,020 (45)‡ 10 1,985 First round lost to Andrey Rublev [Q]
16 19 David Goffin 1,815 360 45 1,500 Second round vs. Guido Pella

Withdrawals

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Reason
12 Juan Martín del Potro 2,230 180 2,050 Knee Injury
14 Kevin Anderson 2,140 90 2,050 Knee injury

Wild cards

  • Juan Ignacio Londero
  • Andy Murray
  • Reilly Opelka
  • Sam Querrey

Protected ranking:

  • Richard Gasquet

Qualifying draw:

  • Pablo Carreño Busta
  • Ivo Karlović
  • Miomir Kecmanović
  • Denis Kudla
  • Yoshihito Nishioka
  • Andrey Rublev
  • Casper Ruud

Lucky losers:

  • Federico Delbonis
  • Mikhail Kukushkin
  • João Sousa

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Kevin Anderson → replaced by Lorenzo Sonego
  • Juan Martín del Potro → replaced by Jordan Thompson
  • Fabio Fognini → replaced by João Sousa
  • Rafael Nadal → replaced by Mikhail Kukushkin
  • Milos Raonic → replaced by Grigor Dimitrov
  • Dominic Thiem → replaced by Federico Delbonis

Retirements

Fernando Verdasco

ATP doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
COL Juan Sebastián Cabal COL Robert Farah 2 1
POL Łukasz Kubot BRA Marcelo Melo 9 2
RSA Raven Klaasen NZL Michael Venus 15 3
NED Jean-Julien Rojer ROU Horia Tecău 23 4
FRA Pierre-Hugues Herbert FRA Nicolas Mahut 27 5
CRO Mate Pavić BRA Bruno Soares 28 6
FIN Henri Kontinen AUS John Peers 29 7
USA Mike Bryan USA Bob Bryan 34 8

Wildcards

  • Novak Djokovic / Janko Tipsarević
  • Ryan Harrison / Jack Sock
  • Nicholas Monroe / Tennys Sandgren

Alternates:

  • Rohan Bopanna / Denis Shapovalov
  • Adrian Mannarino / Lucas Pouille

Withdrawal

Before the tournament

  • Fabio Fognini
  • Dominic Thiem

WTA singles

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
AUS Ashleigh Barty 1 1
JPN Naomi Osaka 2 2
CZE Karolína Plíšková 3 3
ROU Simona Halep 4 4
NED Kiki Bertens 5 5
CZE Petra Kvitová 6 6
UKR Elina Svitolina 7 7
USA Sloane Stephens 8 8
BLR Aryna Sabalenka 9 9
USA Serena Williams 10 10
LAT Anastasija Sevastova 11 11
 SUI Belinda Bencic 12 12
GER Angelique Kerber 13 13
GBR Johanna Konta 14 14
CHN Wang Qiang 16 15
USA Madison Keys 17 16

Wild cards

  • Svetlana Kuznetsova
  • Caty McNally
  • Bernarda Pera
  • Alison Riske
  • Maria Sharapova

Qualifying draw:

  • Jennifer Brady
  • Lauren Davis
  • Zarina Diyas
  • Ons Jabeur
  • Veronika Kudermetova
  • Rebecca Peterson
  • Astra Sharma
  • Iga Świątek

Lucky losers:

  • Jessica Pegula
  • Monica Puig
  • Barbora Strýcová
  • Wang Yafan

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Bianca Andreescu → replaced by Monica Puig
  • Amanda Anisimova → replaced by Barbora Strýcová
  • Catherine Bellis → replaced by Venus Williams
  • Danielle Collins → replaced by Viktória Kužmová
  • Lesia Tsurenko → replaced by Wang Yafan
  • Markéta Vondroušová → replaced by Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Serena Williams → replaced by Jessica Pegula

Retirements

  • Belinda Bencic

WTA doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
TPE Hsieh Su-wei CZE Barbora Strýcová 6 1
BEL Elise Mertens BLR Aryna Sabalenka 19 2
CZE Barbora Krejčíková CZE Kateřina Siniaková 20 3
CAN Gabriela Dabrowski CHN Xu Yifan 20 4
GER Anna-Lena Grönefeld NED Demi Schuurs 28 5
TPE Chan Hao-ching TPE Latisha Chan 30 6
USA Nicole Melichar CZE Květa Peschke 37 7
CZE Lucie Hradecká SLO Andreja Klepač 49 8

Wildcards

  • Jennifer Brady / Jessica Pegula
  • Caty McNally / Alison Riske
  • Karolína Plíšková / Kristýna Plíšková

Draws

Western & Southern Open Tennis Results 2018

Past Champions

Men’s singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2018 Novak Djokovic Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4
2017 Grigor Dimitrov Nick Kyrgios 6–3, 7–5
2016 Marin Čilić Andy Murray 6–4, 7–5
2015 Roger Federer Novak Djokovic 7–6(7–1), 6–3
2014 Roger Federer David Ferrer 6–3, 1–6, 6–2
2013 Rafael Nadal John Isner 7–6(10–8), 7–6(7–3)
2012 Roger Federer Novak Djokovic 6–0, 7–6(9–7)
2011 Andy Murray Novak Djokovic 6–4, 3–0 Ret.
2010 Roger Federer Mardy Fish 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–1), 6–4

Women’s singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2018 Kiki Bertens Simona Halep 2-6, 7-6(8-6), 6-2
2017 Garbiñe Muguruza Simona Halep 6–1, 6–0
2016 Karolína Plíšková Angelique Kerber 6–3, 6–1
2015 Serena Williams (2) Simona Halep 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2014 Serena Williams Ana Ivanovic 6–4, 6–1
2013 Victoria Azarenka Serena Williams 2–6, 6–2, 7–6(8–6)
2012 Li Na Angelique Kerber 1–6, 6–3, 6–1
2011 Maria Sharapova Jelena Janković 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–3
2010 Kim Clijsters Maria Sharapova 2–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2

Men’s doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2018 Jamie Murray / Brazil Bruno Soares Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah 4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
2017 Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Nicolas Mahut
Jamie Murray
Bruno Soares
7–6(8–6), 6–4
2016 Ivan Dodig
Marcelo Melo
Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecău
7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7) [10-6]
2015 Daniel Nestor
Édouard Roger-Vasselin
Marcin Matkowski
Nenad Zimonjić
6–2, 6–2
2014 Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Vasek Pospisil
Jack Sock
6–3, 6–2
2013 Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Marcel Granollers
Marc López
6–4, 4–6, [10-4]
2012 Robert Lindstedt
Horia Tecău
Mahesh Bhupathi
Rohan Bopanna
6–4, 6–4
2011 Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes
Michaël Llodra
Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–2)
2010 Bob Bryan
Mike Bryan
Mahesh Bhupathi
Max Mirnyi
6–3, 6–4

Women’s doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2018 Lucie Hradecká (2)
Ekaterina Makarova
Elise Mertens
Demi Schuurs
6–2, 7–5
2017 Chan Yung-jan (2)
Martina Hingis
Hsieh Su-wei
Monica Niculescu
6–4, 4–6, [10-7]
2016 Sania Mirza (2)
Barbora Strýcová
Martina Hingis
Coco Vandeweghe
7–5, 6–4
2015 Chan Hao-ching
Chan Yung-jan
Casey Dellacqua
Yaroslava Shvedova
7–5, 6–4
2014 Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears (2)
Tímea Babos
Kristina Mladenovic
6–1, 2–0, ret.
2013 Hsieh Su-wei
Peng Shuai
Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Květa Peschke
2-6, 6-3, [12-10]
2012 Andrea Hlaváčková
Lucie Hradecká
Katarina Srebotnik
Zheng Jie
6–1, 6–3
2011 Vania King
Yaroslava Shvedova
Natalie Grandin
Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
2010 Maria Kirilenko
Victoria Azarenka
 Lisa Raymond
Rennae Stubbs
7–6(7–4), 7–6(10–8)