2018 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships – Singles

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Singles
2018 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships
Champion Russia Daniil Medvedev
Runner-up Japan Kei Nishikori
Final score 6–2, 6–4
Details
Draw 32 (4Q / 3WC)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles Doubles
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David Goffin was the defending champion, but withdrew before the competition began.

Daniil Medvedev won the title, defeating Kei Nishikori in the final, 6–2, 6–4.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Croatia Marin Čilić (First round)
  2. South Africa Kevin Anderson (Quarterfinals)
  3. Japan Kei Nishikori (Final)
  4. Argentina Diego Schwartzman (First round)
  5. Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas (Quarterfinals)
  6. Canada Milos Raonic (Quarterfinals)
  7. South Korea Chung Hyeon (First round)
  8. France Richard Gasquet (Semifinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
  Canada Denis Shapovalov 3 3
Q Russia Daniil Medvedev 6 6
Q Russia Daniil Medvedev 6 6
3 Japan Kei Nishikori 2 4
3 Japan Kei Nishikori 77 6
8 France Richard Gasquet 62 1

Top half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Croatia M Čilić 6 4 61
Germany J-L Struff 3 6 77 Germany J-L Struff 77 62 6
France J Chardy 4 6 6 France J Chardy 63 77 4
Bosnia and Herzegovina D Džumhur 6 3 3 Germany J-L Struff 6 67 4
Switzerland S Wawrinka 6 6 Canada D Shapovalov 4 79 6
SE United States T Fritz 3 4 Switzerland S Wawrinka 6 1 4
Canada D Shapovalov 6 3 6 Canada D Shapovalov 4 6 6
7 South Korea H Chung 3 6 2 Canada D Shapovalov 3 3
4 Argentina D Schwartzman 4 4 Q Russia D Medvedev 6 6
Q Russia D Medvedev 6 6 Q Russia D Medvedev 6 6
Q Slovakia M Kližan 6 77 Q Slovakia M Kližan 4 3
United States S Johnson 4 64 Q Russia D Medvedev 77 6
Q Japan Yo Watanuki 67 6 6 6 Canada M Raonic 64 3
Netherlands R Haase 79 4 1 Q Japan Yo Watanuki 3 62
France A Mannarino 3 4 6 Canada M Raonic 6 77
6 Canada M Raonic 6 6

Bottom half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 Greece S Tsitsipas 6 6
WC Japan T Daniel 1 3 5 Greece S Tsitsipas 6 5 6
France G Simon 77 65 2 Australia A de Minaur 3 7 1
Australia A de Minaur 61 77 6 5 Greece S Tsitsipas 3 3
France B Paire 6 77 3 Japan K Nishikori 6 6
Chile N Jarry 4 61 France B Paire 3 5
WC Japan Y Sugita 4 1 3 Japan K Nishikori 6 7
3 Japan K Nishikori 6 6 3 Japan K Nishikori 77 6
8 France R Gasquet 710 6 8 France R Gasquet 62 1
Q United States D Kudla 68 3 8 France R Gasquet 77 77
Australia N Kyrgios 7 77 Australia N Kyrgios 64 61
WC Japan Y Nishioka 5 63 8 France R Gasquet 78 77
Germany M Marterer 5 4 2 South Africa K Anderson 66 64
United States F Tiafoe 7 6 United States F Tiafoe 3 6 2
Australia M Ebden 6 61 2 2 South Africa K Anderson 6 3 6
2 South Africa K Anderson 4 77 6

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Russia Daniil Medvedev (Qualified)
  2. Slovakia Martin Kližan (Qualified)
  3. United States Denis Kudla (Qualified)
  4. United States Mackenzie McDonald (First round)
  5. Romania Marius Copil (First round)
  6. United States Bradley Klahn (Qualifying competition)
  7. Poland Hubert Hurkacz (First round)
  8. United States Tim Smyczek (First round)

Qualifiers[edit]

Qualifying draw[edit]

First qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1 Russia Daniil Medvedev 6 6
Alt Japan Hiroki Moriya 3 3
1 Russia Daniil Medvedev 64 6 6
PR Belarus Egor Gerasimov 77 3 3
PR Belarus Egor Gerasimov 6 6
5 Romania Marius Copil 4 3

Second qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2 Slovakia Martin Kližan 6 6
  India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 4 2
2 Slovakia Martin Kližan 6 6
6 United States Bradley Klahn 3 4
  Belgium Ruben Bemelmans 6 3 64
6 United States Bradley Klahn 2 6 77

Third qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3 United States Denis Kudla 6 3 6
  Argentina Horacio Zeballos 2 6 4
3 United States Denis Kudla 6 1 6
WC Japan Yasutaka Uchiyama 3 6 3
WC Japan Yasutaka Uchiyama 6 6
7 Poland Hubert Hurkacz 2 2

Fourth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4 United States Mackenzie McDonald 4 6 3
WC Japan Tatsuma Ito 6 1 6
WC Japan Tatsuma Ito 2 4
WC Japan Yosuke Watanuki 6 6
WC Japan Yosuke Watanuki 6 6
8 United States Tim Smyczek 4 2

References[edit]