2019 Sydney International

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2019 Sydney International
Date6 - 12 January 2019
Edition126th
CategoryATP World Tour 250 series / WTA Premier
Draw28S / 16D (ATP)
30S / 16D (WTA)
SurfaceHard
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueNSW Tennis Centre
2018 Champions
Men's Singles
Russia Daniil Medvedev
Women's Singles
Germany Angelique Kerber
Men's Doubles
Poland Łukasz Kubot / Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski / China Xu Yifan
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The 2019 Sydney International is a tournament on the 2019 ATP World Tour and 2019 WTA Tour. It will be played on outdoor hard courts in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

It is the 126th edition of the tournament and took place at the NSW Tennis Centre. It will be held from 6 - 12 January 2019 as part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year. In October 2018, Naomi Osaka, Angelique Kerber, Sloane Stephens were confirmed as entrants.[1][2]

Points and prize money

Point distribution

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 250 150 90 45 20 0 12 6 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 18 13 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles $83,650 $44,055 $23,865 $13,595 $8,010 $4,745 $2,135 $1,070 N/A
Men's Doubles * $25,410 $13,360 $7,240 $4,140 $2,430 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles $190,732 $101,475 $54,200 $23,265 $12,477 $6,813 $3,560 $1,890 $1,050
Women's Doubles * $47,545 $25,410 $13,880 $7,062 $3,839 N/A N/A N/A N/A

1Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money.
*per team

ATP singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 GRE Stefanos Tsitsipas 15 1
 RUS Daniil Medvedev 16 2
 ARG Diego Schwartzman 17 3
 FRA Gilles Simon 30 4
 AUS Alex de Minaur 31 5
 FRA Lucas Pouille 32 6
 HUN Márton Fucsovics 36 7
 ITA Andreas Seppi 37 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of 31 December 2018.

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

Retirements

ATP doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 COL Juan Sebastián Cabal  COL Robert Farah 10 1
 GBR Jamie Murray  BRA Bruno Soares 14 2
 CRO Nikola Mektić  AUT Alexander Peya 30 3
 USA Rajeev Ram  GBR Joe Salisbury 51 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of 31 December 2018.

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ROU Simona Halep 1 1
 GER Angelique Kerber 2 2
 JPN Naomi Osaka 5 3
 USA Sloane Stephens 6 4
 CZE Petra Kvitová 7 5
 CZE Karolína Plíšková 8 6
 NED Kiki Bertens 9 7
 RUS Daria Kasatkina 10 8
 LAT Anastasija Sevastova 11 9
 BEL Elise Mertens 12 10
  • 1 Rankings are as of 31 December 2018.

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following player received entry using a protected ranking into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

WTA doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 CAN Gabriela Dabrowski  CHN Xu Yifan 22 1
 USA Nicole Melichar  CZE Květa Peschke 28 2
 SLO Andreja Klepač  ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 34 3
 UKR Nadiia Kichenok  CZE Barbora Strýcová 42 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of 31 December 2018.

Other entrants

The following pair received a wildcard into the doubles main draw:

Champions

Men's Singles

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Women's Singles

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Men's Doubles

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Women's Doubles

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References

  1. ^ "US Open champion Naomi Osaka to headline Sydney International". Sydney International. 3 October 2018. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  2. ^ "World No.8 Sloane Stephens confirms Sydney International return". Sydney International. 21 October 2018. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Australians Daria Gavrilova, Jordan Thompson get Sydney wildcards". Sydney Morning Herald. 29 December 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.

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