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The 2016 Western & Southern Open was a men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts from August 15–21, 2016. It was a Masters 1000 tournament on the 2016 ATP World Tour and a WTA Premier 5 tournament on the 2016 WTA Tour. The tournament was one of two headline events in the 2016 US Open Series. The 2016 tournament was the 115th men's edition and the 88th women's edition of the Cincinnati Masters. The tournament is held annually at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason (a northern suburb of Cincinnati), Ohio, United States.

2016 Western & Southern Open
DateAugust 15 – 21
Edition115th (men) / 88th (women)
CategoryATP World Tour Masters 1000 (men)
WTA Premier 5 (women)
SurfaceHard
LocationMason, Ohio, United States
VenueLindner Family Tennis Center
Champions
Men's Singles
Croatia Marin Čilić
Women's Singles
Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková
Men's Doubles
Croatia Ivan Dodig / Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles
India Sania Mirza / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
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Roger Federer and Serena Williams were the two-time defending champions in Men's and Women's singles titles, but neither of them defended their titles. They withdrew due to a knee injury and shoulder inflammation, respectively.

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Men's Singles[1] 1000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Men's Doubles[1] 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles[2] 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Women's Doubles[2] 5 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
Men's Singles[3] $834,000 $409,270 $205,980 $104,740 $54,390 $28,675 $15,480 $3,570 $1,820
Women's Singles $515,000 $247,320 $123,665 $58,390 $29,320 $15,205 $12,205 $3,230 $1,960
Men's Doubles[4] $258,500 $126,550 $63,470 $32,580 $16,840 $8,890 N/A N/A N/A
Women's Doubles $147,700 $74,600 $36,670 $18,590 $9,415 $4,650 N/A N/A N/A

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking Seed
  GBR Andy Murray 2 1
   SUI Stan Wawrinka 4 2
  ESP Rafael Nadal 5 3
  CAN Milos Raonic 6 4
  JPN Kei Nishikori 7 5
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 8 6
  FRA Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 9 7
  AUT Dominic Thiem 10 8
  FRA Gaël Monfils 11 9
  ESP David Ferrer 12 10
  BEL David Goffin 13 11
  CRO Marin Čilić 14 12
  FRA Richard Gasquet 15 13
  AUS Nick Kyrgios 16 14
  ESP Roberto Bautista Agut 17 15
  ESP Feliciano López 18 16
  • Rankings are as of August 8, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

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

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

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  FRA Pierre-Hugues Herbert   FRA Nicolas Mahut 3 1
  USA Bob Bryan   USA Mike Bryan 11 2
  GBR Jamie Murray   BRA Bruno Soares 12 3
  CRO Ivan Dodig   BRA Marcelo Melo 14 4
  NED Jean-Julien Rojer   ROU Horia Tecău 23 5
  CAN Daniel Nestor   CAN Vasek Pospisil 26 6
  IND Rohan Bopanna   ROU Florin Mergea 29 7
  RSA Raven Klaasen   USA Rajeev Ram 34 8
  • Rankings are as of August 8, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking Seeds
  USA Serena Williams 1 1
  GER Angelique Kerber 2 2
  ROU Simona Halep 3 3
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 4 4
  POL Agnieszka Radwańska 5 5
  ITA Roberta Vinci 8 6
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 10 7
  SVK Dominika Cibulková 11 8
  ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 12 9
  GBR Johanna Konta 13 10
  CZE Petra Kvitová 14 11
   SUI Timea Bacsinszky 15 12
   SUI Belinda Bencic 16 13
  AUS Samantha Stosur 17 14
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 18 15
  RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 19 16
  UKR Elina Svitolina 20 17
  • Rankings are as of August 8, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

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

The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  FRA Caroline Garcia   FRA Kristina Mladenovic 7 1
  TPE Chan Hao-ching   TPE Chan Yung-jan 12 2
  HUN Timea Babos   KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 17 3
   SUI Martina Hingis   USA Coco Vandeweghe 26 4
  GER Julia Görges   CZE Karolína Plíšková 28 5
  USA Raquel Atawo   USA Abigail Spears 34 6
  IND Sania Mirza   CZE Barbora Strýcová 40 7
  CHN Xu Yifan   CHN Zheng Saisai 40 8
  • Rankings are as of August 8, 2016

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rankings explained". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Rankings explained". WTA. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
  3. ^ "ATP W&S Open Points & Prize Money". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  4. ^ "ATP W&S Open Points & Prize Money". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 13 July 2016.

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