Wuhan Open Tennis 2018


2018 Wuhan Open Tennis Facts

Date September 23 – 29
Edition 5th
Category WTA Premier 5
Draw 56S / 28D
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Wuhan, China
Venue Optics Valley Int’l Tennis Center

Champions

  • Singles
    Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
  • Doubles
    Belgium Elise Mertens / Netherlands Demi Schuurs

Wuhan Open Tennis Facts

Founded 2014
Editions 5 (2018)
Location Wuhan, Hubei
China
Venue Optics Valley International Tennis Center
Category Premier 5
Surface Hard / Outdoors
Draw 56S/32Q/28D
Prize money US$ 2,589,000

Prize Money

Points

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Singles 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Doubles 1 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
Singles $471,700 $235,520 $117,770 $54,230 $26,900 $13,790 $7,090 $3,955 $2,040
Doubles $135,000 $68,200 $33,635 $16,990 $8,600 $4,255 N/A N/A N/A

Schedule

2018 Wuhan Open starts from September 23 – 29, Optics Valley Int’l Tennis Center

Players List

Singles

Seeds

Country Player Ranking Seeds
ROU Simona Halep 1 1
DEN Caroline Wozniacki 2 2
GER Angelique Kerber 3 3
FRA Caroline Garcia 4 4
CZE Petra Kvitová 5 5
UKR Elina Svitolina 6 6
JPN Naomi Osaka 7 7
CZE Karolína Plíšková 8 8
USA Sloane Stephens 9 9
LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 10 10
GER Julia Görges 11 11
NED Kiki Bertens 12 12
RUS Daria Kasatkina 13 13
ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 14 14
BEL Elise Mertens 15 15
AUS Ashleigh Barty 17 16

Wild card

  • Victoria Azarenka
  • Bernarda Pera
  • Samantha Stosur
  • Wang Qiang
  • Zheng Saisai

Qualifying draw:

  • Viktorija Golubic
  • Sofia Kenin
  • Rebecca Peterson
  • Monica Puig
  • Kateřina Siniaková
  • Sara Sorribes Tormo
  • Wang Xiyu
  • Wang Yafan

Lucky losers:

  • Markéta Vondroušová
  • Polona Hercog
  • Monica Niculescu

Withdrawals

  • Victoria Azarenka → replaced by Markéta Vondroušová
  • Mihaela Buzărnescu → replaced by Kirsten Flipkens
  • Kaia Kanepi → replaced by Aleksandra Krunić
  • Naomi Osaka → replaced by Polona Hercog
  • Magdaléna Rybáriková → replaced by Monica Niculescu

Retirements

  • Tímea Babos
  • Madison Keys
  • CoCo Vandeweghe
  • Wang Qiang

Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
HUN Tímea Babos FRA Kristina Mladenovic 6 1
CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková CZE Barbora Strýcová 18 2
AUS Ashleigh Barty USA CoCo Vandeweghe 27 3
CAN Gabriela Dabrowski CHN Xu Yifan 27 4
SLO Andreja Klepač ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 28 5
BEL Elise Mertens NED Demi Schuurs 30 6
USA Nicole Melichar CZE Květa Peschke 31 7
CZE Lucie Hradecká RUS Ekaterina Makarova 48 8

Wildcards

  • Duan Yingying / Wang Yafan
  • Jiang Xinyu / Wang Qiang

Withdrawals

During the tournament

  • Vania King

Retirements

  • CoCo Vandeweghe

Draws

Wuhan Open Tennis Results 2018

Past Champions

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2014 Ana Ivanovic Caroline Wozniacki 6–2, 7–6(7–2)
2015 Agnieszka Radwańska (2) Belinda Bencic 6–2, 6–2
2016 Caroline Wozniacki (2) Naomi Osaka 7–5, 6–3
2017 Caroline Wozniacki (3) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–0, 7–5
2018 Karolína Plíšková Naomi Osaka 6–4, 6–4

Doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2014 Cara Black (3)
Sania Mirza (2)
Garbiñe Muguruza
Carla Suárez Navarro
6–2, 7–5
2015 Garbiñe Muguruza
Carla Suárez Navarro
Chan Hao-ching
Chan Yung-jan
7–5, 6–1
2016 Sania Mirza (3)
Barbora Strýcová (2)
Liang Chen
Yang Zhaoxuan
6–1, 6–1
2017 Andreja Klepač
María José Martínez Sánchez
Daria Gavrilova
Daria Kasatkina
6–3, 6–2
2018 Miyu Kato
Makoto Ninomiya
Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–4

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