2016 Connecticut Open

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2016 Connecticut Open
Date August 21 – August 27
Edition 48th
Category WTA Premier
Draw 30S / 16D
Prize money $695,900
Surface Hard
Location New Haven, United States
Venue Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Doubles
India Sania Mirza / Romania Monica Niculescu
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The 2016 Connecticut Open (also known as the 2016 Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 48th edition of the Connecticut Open, and part of the Premier Series of the 2016 WTA Tour. It took place at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, from August 21 through August 27. It was the last event of the 2016 US Open Series before the 2016 US Open.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles[1] 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 18 13 1
Doubles[1] 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles $130,300 $69,380 $37,020 $19,885 $10,665 $5,820 $3,045 $1,620 $895
Doubles $40,650 $21,700 $11,865 $6,035 $3,270 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrants[a][edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank* Seed
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 5 1
 ITA Roberta Vinci 8 2
 USA Madison Keys 9 3
 RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 10 4
 GBR Johanna Konta 13 5
 CZE Petra Kvitová 14 6
  SUI Timea Bacsinszky 15 7
 CZE Karolína Plíšková 17 8
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 18 9
 UKR Elina Svitolina 19 10
 CZE Barbora Strýcová 20 11
  • Rankings are as of 15 August 2016[2]

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:[3]

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[a][edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank* Seed
 HUN Tímea Babos  KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 16 1
 IND Sania Mirza  ROU Monica Niculescu 17 2
 SLO Andreja Klepač  SLO Katarina Srebotnik 57 3
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues  ESP Arantxa Parra Santonja 68 4
  • Rankings are as of 15 August 2016

Other entrants[edit]

The following pair received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b This is a list of players who have committed to the tournament. A full entry list will be released in July

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rankings explained". WTA. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "2016 Entry List". Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Agnieszka Radwanska, Genie Bouchard and Shelby Rogers have been awarded wildcards into the Connecticut Open". Retrieved 18 August 2016. 

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