2018 Qatar Total Open

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2018 Qatar Total Open
Date12 – 17 February
Edition16th
CategoryWTA Premier 5
Draw56S / 28D
Prize money$2,666,000
SurfaceHard
LocationDoha, Qatar
VenueKhalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex
Champions
Singles
Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Doubles
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski / Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko
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The 2018 Qatar Total Open was a professional women's tennis tournament played on hard courts. It was the 16th edition of the event and a WTA Premier 5 tournament on the 2018 WTA Tour. It took place at the International Tennis and Squash complex in Doha, Qatar between 12 and 17 February 2018.

Points and prize money[edit]

Point distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 56 Q Q2 Q1
Singles 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 56 Q2 Q1
Singles $591,750 $295,900 $147,750 $68,125 $33,750 $17,325 $8,900 $4,955 $2,550
Doubles* $169,280 $85,600 $42,360 $21,235 $10,805 $5,335 N/A N/A N/A

*per team

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 1 1
 ROU Simona Halep 2 2
 UKR Elina Svitolina 3 3
 ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 4 4
 CZE Karolína Plíšková 5 5
 LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 6 6
 FRA Caroline Garcia 7 7
 GER Angelique Kerber 9 8
 GER Julia Görges 10 9
 GBR Johanna Konta 11 10
 FRA Kristina Mladenovic 13 11
 USA Madison Keys 14 12
 LAT Anastasija Sevastova 15 13
 SVK Magdaléna Rybáriková 18 14
 BEL Elise Mertens 20 15
 CZE Petra Kvitová 21 16
  • 1 Rankings as of February 5, 2018.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament
During the tournament

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 RUS Ekaterina Makarova  RUS Elena Vesnina 6 1
 TPE Latisha Chan  CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková 7 2
 CZE Lucie Šafářová  CZE Barbora Strýcová 22 3
 HUN Tímea Babos  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 24 4
 TPE Hsieh Su-wei  CHN Peng Shuai 41 5
 ROU Irina-Camelia Begu  ROU Monica Niculescu 44 6
 TPE Chan Hao-ching  CHN Yang Zhaoxuan 49 7
 SLO Andreja Klepač  ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 50 8
  • Rankings are as of February 5, 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

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

It was Kvitova's first Doha title and second of the year and 22nd WTA title overall.

Doubles[edit]

External links[edit]