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The 2015 Wuhan Open (also known as 2015 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open for sponsorship reasons) was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts between September 27 and October 3, 2015. It was part of the WTA Premier 5 tournaments of the 2015 WTA Tour. The 2015 tournament was the 2nd edition of the Wuhan Open. The tournament was held at the Optics Valley International Tennis Center in Wuhan, China.

2015 Wuhan Open
DateSeptember 27 – October 3
Edition2nd
CategoryWTA Premier 5
Draw56S / 28D
Prize money$2,513,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationWuhan, China
VenueOptics Valley Int'l Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
United States Venus Williams
Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / India Sania Mirza
← 2014 · Wuhan Open · 2016 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Singles[1] 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Doubles[1] 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q2 Q1
Singles[2][3] $456,000 $227,700 $113,860 $52,430 $26,000 $13,335 $6,855 $3,825 $1,970
Doubles[4] $130,300 $65,930 $32,250 $16,425 $8,320 $4,115 N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player[5] Ranking Seeds
  ROU Simona Halep 2 1
  RUS Maria Sharapova 3 2
  CZE Petra Kvitová 4 3
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 6 4
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 8 5
  GER Angelique Kerber 9 6
  ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 10 7
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 11 8
  SRB Ana Ivanovic 12 9
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 13 10
   SUI Belinda Bencic 15 11
  UKR Elina Svitolina 16 12
  GER Andrea Petkovic 17 13
  USA Madison Keys 18 14
  ITA Roberta Vinci 19 15
  ITA Sara Errani 21 16
  • Rankings are as of September 21, 2015[6]

Other entrantsEdit

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

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

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
   SUI Martina Hingis   IND Sania Mirza 3 1
  HUN Tímea Babos   FRA Kristina Mladenovic 19 2
  FRA Caroline Garcia   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 25 3
  TPE Chan Hao-Ching   TPE Chan Yung-Jan 3- 4
  USA Raquel Kops-Jones   USA Abigail Spears 32 5
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 37 6
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza   ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 46 7
  TPE Chuang Chia-jung   TPE Hsieh Su-wei 60 8
  • Rankings are as of September 21, 2015

Other entrantsEdit

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

The following pair received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rankings explained". WTA. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Singles main draw" (PDF). WTATennis.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-10-23. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "Singles qualifying draw" (PDF). WTATennis.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-10-23. Retrieved September 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "Doubles main draw" (PDF). WTATennis.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-10-10. Retrieved September 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "Wuhan Open Player List". Wuhan Open. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  6. ^ "WTA Singles Rankings". WTA. 21 September 2015. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Maria Sharapova To Come Back In Wuhan". WTA. 21 September 2015.

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