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The 2016 Kremlin Cup (also known as the 2016 VTB Kremlin Cup for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 27th edition of the Kremlin Cup for the men and the 21st edition for the women. The tournament was part of the ATP World Tour 250 Series of the 2016 ATP World Tour, and of the Premier Series of the 2016 WTA Tour. It was held at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia, from 17 October through 23 October 2016.

2016 Kremlin Cup
Date17 – 23 October
Edition27th (men) / 21st (women)
SurfaceHard
LocationMoscow, Russia
VenueOlympic Stadium
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Pablo Carreño Busta
Women's Singles
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Men's Doubles
Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal / Colombia Robert Farah
Women's Doubles
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
← 2015 · Kremlin Cup · 2017 →

On 15 October, a record high of 4800 people visited the qualifying rounds; according to Tarpishchev, in no other tennis tournament was that number so high.[1]

Contents

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Roberto Bautista Agut 19 1
  ESP Albert Ramos-Viñolas 27 2
  GER Philipp Kohlschreiber 30 3
  SRB Viktor Troicki 31 4
  SVK Martin Kližan 33 5
  ESP Pablo Carreño Busta 35 6
  ITA Paolo Lorenzi 37 7
  RUS Andrey Kuznetsov 42 8
  ESP Marcel Granollers 43 9
  • Rankings are as of October 10, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Pablo Carreño Busta   ESP Marcel Granollers 52 1
  COL Juan Sebastián Cabal   COL Robert Farah 60 2
  ARG Guillermo Durán   POL Mariusz Fyrstenberg 119 3
  NED Wesley Koolhof   NED Matwé Middelkoop 119 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of October 10, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

During the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 8 1
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 10 2
  ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 12 3
  UKR Elina Svitolina 15 4
  RUS Elena Vesnina 19 5
  CZE Barbora Strýcová 20 6
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 21 7
  RUS Daria Kasatkina 24 8
  HUN Tímea Babos 26 9
  • Rankings are as of October 10, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player entered as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

RetirementsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RUS Ekaterina Makarova   RUS Elena Vesnina 15 1
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 25 2
  CZE Kateřina Siniaková   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 60 3
  AUS Anastasia Rodionova   UKR Olga Savchuk 100 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of October 10, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

Women's SinglesEdit

Men's DoublesEdit

Women's DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit