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Hobart International Tennis 2019


2019 Hobart International Tennis Facts

Date7 – 12 January 2019
Edition26th
CategoryWTA International tournaments
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$250,000
SurfaceHard
LocationHobart, Australia
VenueHobart International Tennis Centre

Champions

Singles
United States Sofia Kenin

Doubles
Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching / Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan

Hobart International Facts

Founded1994; 25 years ago
LocationHobart
Australia
VenueHobart International Tennis Centre
CategoryInternational
SurfaceHard (Plexicushion) – outdoors
Draw32S / 24Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$250,000 (2019)

Schedule

Hobart International tournament starts from 7 – 12 January 2019 at
Hobart International Tennis Centre

Prize Money

Point distribution

Event1WFSFQFRound of 16Round of 32QQ2Q1
Singles2801801106030118121
Doubles1N/AN/AN/AN/A

Prize money

EventWFSFQFRound of 16Round of 322QQ2Q1
Singles$43,000$21,400$11,500$6,175$3,400$2,100N/A$1,020$600
Doubles *$12,300$6,400$3,435$1,820$960N/AN/AN/AN/A

Players List

Singles

Seeds

CountryPlayerRank1Seed
FRACaroline Garcia191
ROUMihaela Buzărnescu242
CHNZhang Shuai403
GREMaria Sakkari414
RUSAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova425
FRAAlizé Cornet456
BELKirsten Flipkens477
BELAlison Van Uytvanck498

Wildcards

  • Caroline Garcia
  • Zoe Hives
  • Ellen Perez

Qualifying draw:

  • Alison Bai
  • Anna Blinkova
  • Magda Linette
  • Greet Minnen
  • Laura Siegemund
  • Heather Watson

Lucky losers:

  • Madison Brengle
  • Kateryna Kozlova

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Eugenie Bouchard → replaced by Anna Karolína Schmiedlová
  • Rebecca Peterson → replaced by Ana Bogdan
  • Alison Riske → replaced by Madison Brengle
  • Magdaléna Rybáriková → replaced by Evgeniya Rodina
  • Wang Yafan → replaced by Kateryna Kozlova

WTA Doubles

Seeds

CountryPlayerCountryPlayerRank1Seed
TPEChan Hao-chingTPELatisha Chan451
ROUIrina-Camelia BeguROUMihaela Buzărnescu482
ROUMonica NiculescuCHNYang Zhaoxuan733
BELKirsten FlipkensSWEJohanna Larsson744

Wildcards

  • Alison Bai / Annerly Poulos
  • Zoe Hives / Ellen Perez

Withdrawals

During the tournament

  • Dalila Jakupović

Draws

Past Champions

Singles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2010Alona BondarenkoShahar Pe’er6–2, 6–4
2011Jarmila GrothBethanie Mattek-Sands6–4, 6–3
2012Mona BarthelYanina Wickmayer6–1, 6–2
2013Elena VesninaMona Barthel6–3, 6–4
2014Garbiñe MuguruzaKlára Zakopalová6–4, 6–0
2015Heather WatsonMadison Brengle6–3, 6–4
2016Alizé CornetEugenie Bouchard6–1, 6–2
2017Elise MertensMonica Niculescu6–3, 6–1
2018Elise Mertens (2)Mihaela Buzărnescu6–1, 4–6, 6–3
2019Sofia KeninAnna Karolína Schmiedlová6–3, 6–0

Doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2010Chuang Chia-jung
Květa Peschke
Chan Yung-jan
Monica Niculescu
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
2011Sara Errani
Roberta Vinci
Kateryna Bondarenko
Līga Dekmeijere
6–3, 7–5
2012Irina-Camelia Begu
Monica Niculescu
Chuang Chia-jung
Marina Erakovic
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), [10–5]
2013Garbiñe Muguruza
María Teresa Torró Flor
Tímea Babos
Mandy Minella
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2014Monica Niculescu (2)
Klára Zakopalová
Lisa Raymond
Zhang Shuai
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [10–8]
2015Kiki Bertens
Johanna Larsson
Vitalia Diatchenko
Monica Niculescu
7–5, 6–3
2016Han Xinyun
Christina McHale
Kimberly Birrell
Jarmila Wolfe
6–3, 6–0
2017Raluca Olaru
Olga Savchuk
Gabriela Dabrowski
Yang Zhaoxuan
0–6, 6–4, [10–5]
2018Elise Mertens
Demi Schuurs
Lyudmyla Kichenok
Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–2
2019Chan Hao-ching
Latisha Chan
Kirsten Flipkens
Johanna Larsson
6–3, 3–6, [10–6]