2018 China Open (tennis)

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2018 China Open
Date1 October – 7 October
Edition20th (ATP) / 22nd (WTA)
CategoryATP World Tour 500 (men)
Premier Mandatory (women)
Prize moneyATP $
WTA $8,285,274
SurfaceHard
LocationBeijing, China
VenueNational Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
Georgia (country) Nikoloz Basilashvili
Women's Singles
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Men's Doubles
Poland Łukasz Kubot / Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
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The 2018 China Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 19th edition of the China Open for the men (22nd for the women). It was part of ATP World Tour 500 series on the 2018 ATP World Tour, and the last WTA Premier Mandatory tournament of the 2018 WTA Tour. Both the men's and the women's events were held at the National Tennis Center in Beijing, China, from October 1 to October 7, 2018.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Men's Singles[1] 500 300 180 90 45 0 N/A 20 10 0
Men's Doubles[1] 0 N/A N/A 45 25 0
Women's Singles[2] 1,000 650 390 215 120 65 10 30 20 2
Women's Doubles[2] 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles $733,320 $359,510 $180,900 $92,000 $47,480 $25,200 N/A $5,575 $2,845
Men's Doubles $220,790 $108,100 $54,220 $27,830 $14,380 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles $1,525,245 $763,255 $372,400 $178,895 $86,095 $41,610 $23,945 $6,375 $3,705
Women's Doubles $516,020 $258,935 $115,275 $53,200 $24,830 $11,530 N/A N/A N/A

ATP singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ARG Juan Martín del Potro 4 1
 GER Alexander Zverev 5 2
 BUL Grigor Dimitrov 7 3
 ITA Fabio Fognini 13 4
 GBR Kyle Edmund 16 5
 USA Jack Sock 17 6
 CRO Borna Ćorić 18 7
 ITA Marco Cecchinato 22 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 24, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following player received entry as a special exempt:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as an alternate:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament
During the tournament

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUT Oliver Marach  CRO Mate Pavić 7 1
 POL Łukasz Kubot  BRA Marcelo Melo 11 2
 COL Juan Sebastián Cabal  COL Robert Farah 19 3
 CRO Ivan Dodig  CRO Nikola Mektić 41 4
  • Rankings are as of September 24, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The following are the seeded players. Seedings are based on WTA rankings as of 24 September 2018. Rankings and points before are as of 1 October 2018.

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Romania Simona Halep 8,061 650 10 7,421 First round retired against Tunisia Ons Jabeur [Q]
2 2 Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 5,610 120 1000 6,490 Champion
3 3 Germany Angelique Kerber 5,345 65 120 5,400 Third round lost to China Zhang Shuai
4 8 France Caroline Garcia 3,925 1,000 120 3,045 Third round lost to Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
5 4 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 4,635 390 10 4,255 First round lost to Australia Daria Gavrilova
6 5 Ukraine Elina Svitolina 4,555 215 10 4,350 First round lost to Serbia Aleksandra Krunić
7 7 Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 4,345 120 120 4,345 Third round lost to China Wang Qiang [WC]
8 6 Japan Naomi Osaka 4,390 10 390 4,770 Semifinals lost to Latvia Anastasija Sevastova
9 9 United States Sloane Stephens 3,912 10 120 4,022 Third round lost to Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
10 10 Germany Julia Görges 3,730 65 120 3,785 Third round lost to Japan Naomi Osaka [8]
11 11 Netherlands Kiki Bertens 3,630 10 120 3,740 Third round lost to Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková [Q]
12 13 Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko 3,188 390 65 2,863 Second round lost to China Wang Qiang [WC]
13 12 Russia Daria Kasatkina 3,355 215 10 3,150 First round retired against Germany Laura Siegemund [PR]
14 15 Spain Garbiñe Muguruza 3,115 10 65 3,170 Second round lost to Belarus Aryna Sabalenka
15 14 Belgium Elise Mertens 3,170 65 10 3,115 First round lost to China Zhang Shuai
16 19 Australia Ashleigh Barty 2,615 10 0 2,605 Withdrew due to right arm injury
17 18 United States Madison Keys 2,751 0 65 2,816 Second round, withdrew due to left knee injury

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry using a protected ranking into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament
  1. ^ Barty earned a bye into the second round after reaching the semifinals in Wuhan; her withdrawal removed the bye and created two spots in the draw.
During the tournament

Retirements[edit]

WTA doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 HUN Tímea Babos  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 6 1
 CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková  CZE Barbora Strýcová 15 2
 CAN Gabriela Dabrowski  CHN Xu Yifan 25 3
 BEL Elise Mertens  NED Demi Schuurs 27 4
 USA Nicole Melichar  CZE Květa Peschke 31 5
 SLO Andreja Klepač  ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 32 6
 CZE Lucie Hradecká  RUS Ekaterina Makarova 42 7
 TPE Chan Hao-ching  CHN Yang Zhaoxuan 55 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 24, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pairs received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Women's Doubles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b "WTA Ranking System" (PDF). itftennis.com. Retrieved 29 September 2017.

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