2018 Western & Southern Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
2018 Western & Southern Open
ChampionNetherlands Kiki Bertens
Runner-upRomania Simona Halep
Final score2–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–2
Details
Draw56 (12Q / 5WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Garbiñe Muguruza was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to Lesia Tsurenko.[1]

Kiki Bertens, en route to her first hard court & Premier 5 level title, beat world no. 2 & world No. 1 players in the world, in the second round and in final respectively. She became the first Dutch woman to win a title in Cincinnati by beating Simona Halep in the final, 2–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–2.

Seeds[edit]

The top eight seeds received a bye into the second round.

01.  Romania Simona Halep (Final)
02.  Denmark Caroline Wozniacki (Second round, retired)
03.  United States Sloane Stephens (Third round)
04.  Germany Angelique Kerber (Third round)
05.  Ukraine Elina Svitolina (Quarterfinals)
06.  France Caroline Garcia (Third round)
07.  Spain Garbiñe Muguruza (Second round)
08.  Czech Republic Petra Kvitová (Semifinals)
09.  Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková (Second round)
10.  Germany Julia Görges (First round, retired)
11.  Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko (First round)
12.  Russia Daria Kasatkina (First round)
13.  United States Madison Keys (Quarterfinals)
14.  United States Venus Williams (Withdrew)
15.  Belgium Elise Mertens (Quarterfinals)
16.  Australia Ashleigh Barty (Third round)
17.  Japan Naomi Osaka (First round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Romania Simona Halep 6 6
Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko 4 1
1 Romania Simona Halep 6 6
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka 3 4
13 United States Madison Keys 3 4
Belarus Aryna Sabalenka 6 6
1 Romania Simona Halep 6 66 2
Netherlands Kiki Bertens 2 78 6
8 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 7 5 6
15 Belgium Elise Mertens 5 7 3
8 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 6 4 2
Netherlands Kiki Bertens 3 6 6
5 Ukraine Elina Svitolina 4 3
Netherlands Kiki Bertens 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Romania S Halep 4 6 6
Romania I-C Begu 6 3 3 Q Australia A Tomljanović 6 3 3
Q Australia A Tomljanović 4 6 6 1 Romania S Halep 7 6
Q Estonia K Kanepi 2 6 6 16 Australia A Barty 5 4
Q United States V Lepchenko 6 3 1 Q Estonia K Kanepi 5 3
WC Czech Republic M Vondroušová 3 5 16 Australia A Barty 7 6
16 Australia A Barty 6 7 1 Romania S Halep 6 6
11 Latvia J Ostapenko 6 5 0 Ukraine L Tsurenko 4 1
Q France A Cornet 1 7 6 Q France A Cornet 2 0
Q Romania A Bogdan 3 2 Russia E Makarova 6 6
Russia E Makarova 6 6 Russia E Makarova 65 2
United States D Collins 0 2 Ukraine L Tsurenko 77 6
Ukraine L Tsurenko 6 6 Ukraine L Tsurenko 2 6 6
7 Spain G Muguruza 6 4 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Germany A Kerber 4 7 6
Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6 Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 6 5 4
Serbia A Krunić 1 0 4 Germany A Kerber 6 63 4
Latvia A Sevastova 2 3 13 United States M Keys 2 77 6
LL Italy C Giorgi 6 6 LL Italy C Giorgi 2 2
WC United States B Mattek-Sands 6 63 4 13 United States M Keys 6 6
13 United States M Keys 3 77 6 13 United States M Keys 3 4
9 Czech Republic Ka Plíšková 6 6 Belarus A Sabalenka 6 6
Poland A Radwańska 3 3 9 Czech Republic Ka Plíšková 6 3 5
United Kingdom J Konta 6 3 4 Belarus A Sabalenka 2 6 7
Belarus A Sabalenka 4 6 6 Belarus A Sabalenka 6 3 7
WC Belarus V Azarenka 65 6 6 6 France C Garcia 4 6 5
Spain C Suárez Navarro 77 2 4 WC Belarus V Azarenka 4 5
6 France C Garcia 6 7

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Czech Republic P Kvitová 6 2 6
Australia D Gavrilova 1 2 PR United States S Williams 3 6 3
PR United States S Williams 6 6 8 Czech Republic P Kvitová 6 6
Q Belarus A Sasnovich 0 6 1 France K Mladenovic 4 2
Q Slovakia V Kužmová 6 4 6 Q Slovakia V Kužmová 3 0
France K Mladenovic 6 3 France K Mladenovic 6 6
10 Germany J Görges 4 2r 8 Czech Republic P Kvitová 7 5 6
15 Belgium E Mertens 6 6 15 Belgium E Mertens 5 7 3
Slovakia M Rybáriková 4 2 15 Belgium E Mertens 3 6 77
Q Sweden R Peterson 2 6 6 Q Sweden R Peterson 6 2 61
Czech Republic K Siniaková 6 4 1 15 Belgium E Mertens 710 6
Q Germany T Maria 5 6 6 3 United States S Stephens 68 2
Q United States A Kiick 7 3 3 Q Germany T Maria 3 2
3 United States S Stephens 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Ukraine E Svitolina 77 4 6
WC Russia S Kuznetsova 6 2 77 WC Russia S Kuznetsova 61 6 4
Q Switzerland S Vögele 4 6 65 5 Ukraine E Svitolina 6 6
Hungary T Babos 3 4 WC United States A Anisimova 4 4
WC United States A Anisimova 6 6 WC United States A Anisimova 6 6
Q Croatia P Martić 4 6 6 Q Croatia P Martić 4 3
12 Russia D Kasatkina 6 4 3 5 Ukraine E Svitolina 4 3
17 Japan N Osaka 3 68 Netherlands K Bertens 6 6
Greece M Sakkari 6 710 Greece M Sakkari 1 3
Estonia A Kontaveit 6 6 Estonia A Kontaveit 6 6
Czech Republic B Strýcová 3 0 Estonia A Kontaveit 3 6 3
Netherlands K Bertens 6 6 Netherlands K Bertens 6 2 6
United States C Vandeweghe 2 0 Netherlands K Bertens 6 0
2 Denmark C Wozniacki 4 0r

Qualifying[edit]

Seeds[edit]

  1. France Alizé Cornet (Qualified)
  2. Belarus Aliaksandra Sasnovich (Qualified)
  3. Croatia Donna Vekić (Qualifying competition)
  4. Italy Camila Giorgi (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  5. Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck (First round, retired)
  6. Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei (First round)
  7. Switzerland Belinda Bencic (First round)
  8. Belgium Kirsten Flipkens (First round)
  9. Estonia Kaia Kanepi (Qualified)
  10. Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva (Qualifying competition)
  11. Croatia Petra Martić (Qualified)
  12. Romania Sorana Cîrstea (Qualifying competition)
  13. Slovakia Viktória Kužmová (Qualified)
  14. Australia Ajla Tomljanović (Qualified)
  15. Poland Magda Linette (First round)
  16. Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas (Qualifying competition)
  17. Australia Samantha Stosur (First round)
  18. Belarus Vera Lapko (Qualifying competition)
  19. United States Jennifer Brady (Qualifying competition)
  20. United States Sofia Kenin (Qualifying competition)
  21. Romania Monica Niculescu (First round)
  22. Puerto Rico Monica Puig (First round)
  23. Sweden Rebecca Peterson (Qualified)
  24. United States Sachia Vickery (First round)

Qualifiers[edit]

Lucky Loser[edit]

Draw[edit]

First qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1 France Alizé Cornet 6 6
  United States Nicole Gibbs 2 1
1 France Alizé Cornet 6 6
20 United States Sofia Kenin 1 3
WC United States Francesca Di Lorenzo 3 3
20 United States Sofia Kenin 6 6

Second qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2 Belarus Aliaksandra Sasnovich 2 7 6
  United States Alison Riske 6 5 2
2 Belarus Aliaksandra Sasnovich 77 6
18 Belarus Vera Lapko 65 2
  Russia Anna Blinkova 3 5
18 Belarus Vera Lapko 6 7

Third qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3 Croatia Donna Vekić 6 6
  Germany Andrea Petkovic 3 3
3 Croatia Donna Vekić 3 2
  Romania Ana Bogdan 6 6
  Romania Ana Bogdan 6 710
21 Romania Monica Niculescu 2 68

Fourth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4 Italy Camila Giorgi 6 6
  Spain Lara Arruabarrena 3 4
4 Italy Camila Giorgi 6 3 5
13 Slovakia Viktória Kužmová 3 6 7
WC United States Caroline Dolehide 4 4
13 Slovakia Viktória Kužmová 6 6

Fifth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5 Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck 6 2 0r
WC United States Jamie Loeb 1 6 3
WC United States Jamie Loeb 4 1
  Switzerland Stefanie Vögele 6 6
  Switzerland Stefanie Vögele 6 6
22 Puerto Rico Monica Puig 2 0

Sixth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6 Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 5 3
  Germany Tatjana Maria 7 6
  Germany Tatjana Maria 6 6
19 United States Jennifer Brady 3 2
  Slovenia Dalila Jakupović 6 0r
19 United States Jennifer Brady 2 4

Seventh qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7 Switzerland Belinda Bencic 7 63 3
  United States Christina McHale 5 77 6
  United States Christina McHale 3 6 2
  United States Varvara Lepchenko 6 2 6
  United States Varvara Lepchenko 4 6 6
24 United States Sachia Vickery 6 3 4

Eighth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8 Belgium Kirsten Flipkens 3 3
  Russia Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6 6
  Russia Natalia Vikhlyantseva 5 1
WC United States Allie Kiick 7 6
WC United States Allie Kiick 77 6
17 Australia Samantha Stosur 64 1

Ninth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
9 Estonia Kaia Kanepi 4 6 6
WC Germany Sabine Lisicki 6 4 3
9 Estonia Kaia Kanepi 6 6
16 Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas 3 3
  Russia Evgeniya Rodina 5 3
16 Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas 7 6

Tenth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
10 Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva 7 3 6
  Sweden Johanna Larsson 5 6 0
10 Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva 4 1
23 Sweden Rebecca Peterson 6 6
  Slovakia Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 4 2
23 Sweden Rebecca Peterson 6 6

Eleventh qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
11 Croatia Petra Martić 7 6
WC United States Lauren Davis 5 2
11 Croatia Petra Martić 6 6
  United States Bernarda Pera 2 1
  United States Bernarda Pera 6 3 6
15 Poland Magda Linette 4 6 3

Twelfth qualifier[edit]

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
12 Romania Sorana Cîrstea 2 6 6
PR United States Vania King 6 2 3
12 Romania Sorana Cîrstea 3 2
14 Australia Ajla Tomljanović 6 6
  Japan Kurumi Nara 4 3
14 Australia Ajla Tomljanović 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Western & Southern Open Results Archive". WTA Tour. Retrieved 9 August 2018.

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