2016 Brisbane International

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Coordinates: 27°31′30″S 153°0′26″E / 27.52500°S 153.00722°E / -27.52500; 153.00722 (Queensland Tennis Centre)

2016 Brisbane International
Date3 – 10 January
Edition8th
Prize moneyWTA $1,000,000
ATP $490,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationTennyson, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
VenueQueensland Tennis Centre
2015 Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women's Singles
Russia Maria Sharapova
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Jamie Murray / Australia John Peers
Women's Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Germany Sabine Lisicki
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The 2016 Brisbane International will be a tournament of the 2016 ATP World Tour and 2016 WTA Tour. It will be played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It will be the eighth edition of the tournament and will take place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. It will be held from 3 to 10 January 2016. It will be part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

It was announced on 27 August 2015 that defending champions Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova have again committed to the event.[1] On 15 October, Marin Cilic, Milos Raonic, Grigor Dimitrov and Garbiñe Muguruza were all announced as participants.[2]

Points and prize money

Point distribution

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 250 150 90 45 20 0 12 6 0 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 18 13 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A 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 $82,040 $43,210 $23,405 $13,335 $7,860 $4,655 $750 $360 N/A
Men's Doubles * $24,920 $13,100 $7,100 $4,060 $2,380 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles $193,210 $103,850 $55,306 $22,483 $12,077 $6,587 $3,435 $1,830 $1,025
Women's Doubles * $45,990 $24,518 $13,419 $6,830 $3,702 N/A N/A N/A N/A

1Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money.
*per team

ATP singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed[3]
  SUI Roger Federer 3 1
 JPN Kei Nishikori 8 2
 CRO Marin Čilić 13 3
 CAN Milos Raonic 14 4
 FRA Gilles Simon 15 5
 BEL David Goffin 16 6
 AUS Bernard Tomic 18 7
 AUT Dominic Thiem 20 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

ATP doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed[3]
 FRA Pierre-Hugues Herbert  FRA Nicolas Mahut 26 1
 FIN Henri Kontinen  AUS John Peers 39 2
 POL Lukasz Kubot  POL Marcin Matkowski 45 3
 GBR Dominic Inglot  SWE Robert Lindstedt 49 4
  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WTA singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed[6]
 ROU Simona Halep 2 1
 ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 3 2
 RUS Maria Sharapova 4 3
 GER Angelique Kerber 10 4
  SUI Timea Bacsinszky 12 5
 ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 13 6
  SUI Belinda Bencic 14 7
 ITA Roberta Vinci 15 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed[6]
  SUI Martina Hingis  IND Sania Mirza 3 1
 TPE Chan Hao-ching  TPE Chan Yung-jan 19 2
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova  RUS Elena Vesnina 35 3
 SLO Andreja Klepač  RUS Alla Kudryavtseva 54 4
  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

Champions

Men's Singles

  • vs.

Women's Singles

  • vs.

Men's Doubles

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Women's Doubles

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References

  1. ^ "Federer, Sharapova to defend Brisbane titles". Yahoo!7. AFP. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  2. ^ "CILIC, RAONIC, DIMITROV AND MUGURUZA JOIN BATTLE FOR BRISBANE TITLES". www.tennis.com.au. 15 October 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Men's - 2015 Brisbane". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Ben Mitchell earns late call up to elite field". www.brisbaneinternational.com.au. December 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  5. ^ "James Duckworth to stay in Queensland ahead of Brisbane International". www.foxsports.com.au. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Women's - 2015 Brisbane International". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Priscilla Hon will make WTA tour main draw debut at Brisbane International". www.foxsports.com.au. 23 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.

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