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The 2016 Qatar Total Open was a professional women's tennis tournament played on hard courts. It was the 14th edition of the event and part of the WTA Premier 5 series of the 2016 WTA Tour. It took place at the International Tennis and Squash complex in Doha, Qatar between 21 and 27 February 2016.

2016 Qatar Total Open
Date21 – 27 February
Edition14th
CategoryWTA Premier 5
Draw56S / 26D
Prize money$2,818,000
SurfaceHard
LocationDoha, Qatar
VenueKhalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex
Champions
Singles
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
Doubles
Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching / Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
← 2015 · Qatar Total Open · 2017 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Singles 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Doubles 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 $518,500[1] $259,300 $129,520 $59,730 $29,580 $15,185 $7,800 $4,340[2] $2,230
Doubles * $148,300[3] $75,010 $37,130 $18,700 $9,470 $4,680 N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  GER Angelique Kerber 2 1
  ROU Simona Halep 3 2
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 4 3
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 5 4
  CZE Petra Kvitová 8 5
   SUI Belinda Bencic 9 6
  CZE Lucie Šafářová 10 7
  ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 11 8
  ITA Roberta Vinci 13 9
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 14 10
   SUI Timea Bacsinszky 16 11
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 18 12
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 19 13
  SRB Jelena Janković 20 14
  UKR Elina Svitolina 21 15
  ITA Sara Errani 22 16
  • 1 Rankings as of February 15, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
   SUI Martina Hingis   IND Sania Mirza 2 1
  USA Bethanie Mattek-Sands   KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 10 2
  FRA Caroline Garcia   FRA Kristina Mladenovic 20 3
  TPE Chan Hao-ching   TPE Chan Yung-jan 21 4
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 22 5
  HUN Tímea Babos   GER Julia Görges 36 6
  USA Raquel Atawo   USA Abigail Spears 39 7
  SLO Andreja Klepač   SLO Katarina Srebotnik 49 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 15, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit