2018 Japan Women's Open

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2018 Japan Women's Open
DateSeptember 10 – 16
Edition10th
CategoryWTA International
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$250,000
SurfaceHard
LocationHiroshima, Japan
VenueRegional Park Tennis Stadium
Champions
Singles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
Doubles
Japan Eri Hozumi / China Zhang Shuai
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The 2018 Japan Women's Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the tenth edition of the Japan Women's Open, and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2018 WTA Tour. It was held at the Regional Park Tennis Stadium in Hiroshima, Japan, from September 10 through September 16, 2018. This is the first year that the tournament was held in Hiroshima.[1]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 14 10 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,300 $5,900 $3,310 $1,925 $1,005 $730 $530
Doubles2 $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A N/A

1 Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money
2 Per team

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 CHN Zhang Shuai 34 1
 TPE Hsieh Su-wei 43 2
 KAZ Yulia Putintseva 50 3
 CHN Wang Qiang 52 4
 AUS Ajla Tomljanović 58 5
 KAZ Zarina Diyas 60 6
 CHN Zheng Saisai 63 7
 POL Magda Linette 68 8
  • Rankings are as of August 27, 2018

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following player entered the singles main draw with a protected ranking:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 JPN Miyu Kato  JPN Makoto Ninomiya 80 1
 JPN Eri Hozumi  CHN Zhang Shuai 94 2
 JPN Shuko Aoyama  CHN Duan Yingying 121 3
  SUI Viktorija Golubic  SWE Johanna Larsson 123 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 27, 2018[2]

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

During the tournament

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokyo International event move to Hiroshima".
  2. ^ Official Website

External links[edit]