2018 Western & Southern Open

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2018 Western & Southern Open
DateAugust 13 – 19
Edition117th (men) / 90th (women)
CategoryATP World Tour Masters 1000 (men)
WTA Premier 5 (women)
SurfaceHard
LocationMason, Ohio, United States
VenueLindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Men's Doubles
United Kingdom Jamie Murray / Brazil Bruno Soares
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká / Russia Ekaterina Makarova
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The 2018 Western & Southern Open was a men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts from August 13–19, 2018. It took place at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio, a northern suburb of Cincinnati, in the United States. It was a Masters 1000 tournament on the 2018 ATP World Tour and a WTA Premier 5 tournament on the 2018 WTA Tour.[1][2] The tournament was one of two headline events in the 2018 US Open Series. The 2018 tournament was the 117th men's edition and the 90th women's edition of the Cincinnati Masters.

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[3] 1000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Men's Doubles[3] 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles[4] 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Women's Doubles[4] 5 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[5] $1,020,425 $500,340 $251,815 $128,050 $66,490 $35,055 $18,930 $4,360 $2,220
Women's Singles $501,975 $243,920 $122,190 $58,185 $28,030 $14,360 $7,745 $3,150 $1,905
Men's Doubles[6] $316,000 $154,710 $77,600 $39,830 $20,590 $10,860 N/A N/A N/A
Women's Doubles $143,600 $72,534 $35,910 $18,075 $9,170 $4,530 N/A N/A N/A

ATP singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The following are the seeded players. Seedings are based on ATP rankings as of August 6, 2018. Rankings and points before are as of August 13, 2018.

Seed Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 1 Spain Rafael Nadal 10,220 180 0 10,040 Withdrew due to schedule change
2 2 Switzerland Roger Federer 6,480 0 600 7,080 Runner-up, lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [10]
3 4 Germany Alexander Zverev 4,845 10 10 4,845 Second round lost to Netherlands Robin Haase
4 3 Argentina Juan Martín del Potro 5,410 90 180 5,500 Quarterfinals lost to Belgium David Goffin [11]
5 5 Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov 4,700 1,000 90 3,790 Third round lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [10]
6 6 South Africa Kevin Anderson 4,535 10 90 4,615 Third round lost to Belgium David Goffin [11]
7 7 Croatia Marin Čilić 4,085 0 360 4,445 Semifinals lost to Serbia Novak Djokovic [10]
8 8 Austria Dominic Thiem 3,665 180 0 3,485 Withdrew due to illness
9 9 United States John Isner 3,570 360 10 3,220 First round lost to United States Sam Querrey
10 10 Serbia Novak Djokovic 3,445 0 1,000 4,445 Champion, defeated Switzerland Roger Federer [2]
11 11 Belgium David Goffin 3,085 10 360 3,435 Semifinals retired against Switzerland Roger Federer [2]
12 12 Argentina Diego Schwartzman 2,380 10 10 2,380 First round lost to Switzerland Stan Wawrinka [WC]
13 13 Spain Pablo Carreño Busta 2,290 90 180 2,380 Quarterfinals lost to Croatia Marin Cilic [6]
14 16 United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 1,950 10 45 1,985 Second round lost to Canada Denis Shapovalov
15 18 Australia Nick Kyrgios 1,855 600 90 1,345 Third round lost to Argentina Juan Martin del Potro [3]
16 17 France Lucas Pouille 1,870 0 45 1,915 Second round lost to Argentina Leonardo Mayer

Withdrawals[edit]

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

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Reason
14 Italy Fabio Fognini 2,145 45 2,190† Fatigue

† 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 wild cards into the main singles draw:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Retirements[edit]

ATP doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUT Oliver Marach  CRO Mate Pavić 5 1
 USA Mike Bryan  USA Jack Sock 9 2
 FIN Henri Kontinen  AUS John Peers 9 3
 GBR Jamie Murray  BRA Bruno Soares 19 4
 POL Łukasz Kubot  BRA Marcelo Melo 25 5
 NED Jean-Julien Rojer  ROU Horia Tecău 28 6
 COL Juan Sebastián Cabal  COL Robert Farah 31 7
 FRA Nicolas Mahut  FRA Édouard Roger-Vasselin 32 8
  • Rankings are as of August 6, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament
During the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ROU Simona Halep 1 1
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 2 2
 USA Sloane Stephens 3 3
 GER Angelique Kerber 4 4
 UKR Elina Svitolina 5 5
 FRA Caroline Garcia 6 6
 ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 7 7
 CZE Petra Kvitová 8 8
 CZE Karolína Plíšková 9 9
 GER Julia Görges 10 10
 LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 11 11
 RUS Daria Kasatkina 12 12
 USA Madison Keys 13 13
 USA Venus Williams 14 14
 BEL Elise Mertens 15 15
 AUS Ashleigh Barty 16 16
 JPN Naomi Osaka 17 17
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 6, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wild cards into the main singles draw:

The following player received entry using a protected ranking:

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Retirements[edit]

WTA doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 CZE Barbora Krejčíková  CZE Kateřina Siniaková 6 1
 HUN Tímea Babos  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 11 2
 CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková  CZE Barbora Strýcová 15 3
 SLO Andreja Klepač  ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 26 4
 USA Nicole Melichar  CZE Květa Peschke 30 5
 BEL Elise Mertens  NED Demi Schuurs 45 6
 CZE Lucie Hradecká  RUS Ekaterina Makarova 52 7
 ROU Irina-Camelia Begu  ROU Monica Niculescu 57 8
  • Rankings are as of August 6, 2018

Other entrants[edit]

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Retirements[edit]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Women's singles[edit]

Men's doubles[edit]

Women's doubles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Masters 1000 Cincinnati - Overview". atworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 Cincinnati". wtatennis.com. WTA Tour, Inc. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Rankings explained". WTA. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Western & Southern Open 2018".
  6. ^ "Western & Southern Open 2018".
  7. ^ http://www.tennis.com/pro-game/2018/07/andy-murray-victoria-azarenka-receive-cincinnati-wild-cards/75580/
  8. ^ a b c d "WESTERN & SOUTHERN OPEN WILD CARDS AWARDED TO MATTEK-SANDS, KUZNETSOVA, VONDROUSOVA AND ANISIMOVA". www.wsopen.com. Retrieved 2018-08-07.
  9. ^ http://www.tennis.com/pro-game/2018/07/andy-murray-victoria-azarenka-receive-cincinnati-wild-cards/75580/

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