2018 Shanghai Rolex Masters

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2018 Shanghai Rolex Masters
DateOctober 7–14
Edition10th
CategoryATP World Tour Masters 1000
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
LocationShanghai, China
VenueQizhong Forest Sports City Arena
Champions
Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Doubles
Poland Łukasz Kubot / Brazil Marcelo Melo
← 2017 · Shanghai Rolex Masters · 2019 →

The 2018 Shanghai Rolex Masters was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the tenth edition of the Shanghai ATP Masters 1000, classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2018 ATP World Tour. It took place at Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai, China from October 7 to 14, 2018.[1]

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
Singles[2] 1,000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Doubles[2] 0 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
Singles $1,360,560 $667,115 $335,750 $170,725 $88,655 $46,745 $25,235 $5,815 $2,965
Doubles $421,340 $206,280 $103,470 $53,110 $27,450 $14,480 N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The following are the seeded players. Seedings are based on ATP rankings as of October 1, 2018. Rankings and points before are as of October 8, 2018.

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 2 Switzerland Roger Federer 6,900 1,000 360 6,260 Semifinals lost to Croatia Borna Ćorić [13]
2 3 Serbia Novak Djokovic 6,445 0 1000 7,445 Champion, won against Croatia Borna Ćorić [13]
3 4 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 6,130 360 90 5,860 Third round retired against Croatia Borna Ćorić [13]
4 5 Germany Alexander Zverev 4,755 90 360 5,025 Semifinals lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [2]
5 6 Croatia Marin Čilić 4,535 360 10 4,185 Second round lost to Chile Nicolás Jarry
6 7 Austria Dominic Thiem 3,825 10 10 3,825 Second round lost to Australia Matthew Ebden
7 8 South Africa Kevin Anderson 3,640 45 180 3,775 Quarterfinals lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [2]
8 12 Japan Kei Nishikori 2,730 0 180 2,910 Quarterfinals lost to Switzerland Roger Federer [1]
9 16 Argentina Diego Schwartzman 1,975 45 10 1,940 First round lost to United States Sam Querrey
10 15 Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas 1,987 70 90 2,007 Third round lost to South Africa Kevin Anderson [7]
11 14 United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 1,990 45 180 2,125 Quarterfinals lost to Germany Alexander Zverev [4]
12 17 United States Jack Sock 1,850 10 10 1,850 First round lost to Germany Peter Gojowczyk
13 19 Croatia Borna Ćorić 1,815 0 600 2,415 Runner-up, lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [2]
14 20 Canada Milos Raonic 1,800 0 10 1,810 First round lost to United States Mackenzie McDonald [Q]
15 24 Spain Pablo Carreño Busta 1,750 10 10 1,750 First round lost to France Benoît Paire [Q]
16 21 Italy Marco Cecchinato 1,768 (20) 90 1,838 Third round lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [2]

† The player did not qualify for the tournament in 2017. Accordingly, points for his 18th best result are deducted instead.

Withdrawals[edit]

The following players would have been seeded, but they withdrew from the event.

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Reason
1 Spain Rafael Nadal 8,260 600 7,660 Knee injury
9 Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 3,620 180 3,440 Ankle injury
10 United States John Isner 3,380 90 3,290 Personal
11 Belgium David Goffin 2,865 10 2,855 Right shoulder injury
13 Italy Fabio Fognini 2,315 90 2,315 Ankle injury
18 France Lucas Pouille 1,825 45 1,780 Muscle sprain

† Fognini is entitled to use an exemption to skip the tournament and substitute his 18th best result (90 points) in its stead. Accordingly, his points after the tournament will remain unchanged.

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

Retirements[edit]

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 USA Mike Bryan  USA Jack Sock 3 1
 AUT Oliver Marach  CRO Mate Pavić 7 2
 POL Łukasz Kubot  BRA Marcelo Melo 10 3
 FIN Henri Kontinen  AUS John Peers 15 4
 COL Juan Sebastián Cabal  COL Robert Farah 19 5
 GBR Jamie Murray  BRA Bruno Soares 23 6
 RSA Raven Klaasen  NZL Michael Venus 33 7
 CRO Ivan Dodig  CRO Nikola Mektić 39 8
  • Rankings are as of October 1, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rolex Shanghai Masters - Overview". atworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc.
  2. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved February 25, 2013.

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