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2018 Australian Open – Women's Doubles

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Šafářová were the defending champions, but Mattek-Sands could not participate this year due to injury. Šafářová played alongside Barbora Strýcová, but lost in the quarterfinals to Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai.

Women's Doubles
2018 Australian Open
ChampionsHungary Tímea Babos
France Kristina Mladenovic
Runners-upRussia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
Final score6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic won the title, defeating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final, 6–4, 6–3. It was the first Grand Slam title for Babos, who became the first Hungarian player to win a Grand Slam event since Andrea Temesvári in the 1986 French Open[1] and the second Grand Slam title for Mladenovic.

Makarova and Vesnina were attempting to achieve the career Grand Slam, the career Golden Slam and the career Super Slam.[2]

Contents

SeedsEdit

01.     Latisha Chan /   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková (Quarterfinals)
02.     Ekaterina Makarova /   Elena Vesnina (Final)
03.     Ashleigh Barty /   Casey Dellacqua (Second round)
04.     Lucie Šafářová /   Barbora Strýcová (Quarterfinals)
05.     Tímea Babos /   Kristina Mladenovic (Champions)
06.     Gabriela Dabrowski /   Xu Yifan (Quarterfinals)
07.     Kiki Bertens /   Johanna Larsson (First round)
08.     Hsieh Su-wei /   Peng Shuai (Semifinals)
09.     Andreja Klepač /   María José Martínez Sánchez (First round)
10.     Irina-Camelia Begu /   Monica Niculescu (Semifinals)
11.     Shuko Aoyama /   Yang Zhaoxuan (Third round)
12.     Raquel Atawo /   Anna-Lena Grönefeld (Third round)
13.     Nicole Melichar /   Květa Peschke (Third round)
14.     Chan Hao-ching /   Katarina Srebotnik (Third round)
15.     Alicja Rosolska /   Abigail Spears (Second round)
16.     Barbora Krejčíková /   Kateřina Siniaková (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Latisha Chan
  Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
4 6 66
5   Tímea Babos
  Kristina Mladenovic
6 0 78
5   Tímea Babos
  Kristina Mladenovic
6 6
8   Hsieh Su-wei
  Peng Shuai
4 2
4   Lucie Šafářová
  Barbora Strýcová
1 4
8   Hsieh Su-wei
  Peng Shuai
6 6
5   Tímea Babos
  Kristina Mladenovic
6 6
2   Ekaterina Makarova
  Elena Vesnina
4 3
10   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Monica Niculescu
4 6 6
PR   Jennifer Brady
  Vania King
6 2 0
10   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Monica Niculescu
4 3
2   Ekaterina Makarova
  Elena Vesnina
6 6
6   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Xu Yifan
6 1 62
2   Ekaterina Makarova
  Elena Vesnina
0 6 77

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   L Chan
  A Sestini Hlaváčková
6 6
  X Han
  C Liang
3 0 1   L Chan
  A Sestini Hlaváčková
6 7
PR   Q Wang
  Y Wang
4 2   O Kalashnikova
  V Lepchenko
0 5
  O Kalashnikova
  V Lepchenko
6 6 1   L Chan
  A Sestini Hlaváčková
6 6
  T Maria
  P Parmentier
4 6 3 14   H-c Chan
  K Srebotnik
3 2
PR   M Krajicek
  A Kudryavtseva
6 1 6 PR   M Krajicek
  A Kudryavtseva
6 3 62
  L Robson
  C Vandeweghe
634 14   H-c Chan
  K Srebotnik
4 6 77
14   H-c Chan
  K Srebotnik
77 6 1   L Chan
  A Sestini Hlaváčková
4 6 66
9   A Klepač
  MJ Martínez Sánchez
3 3 5   T Babos
  K Mladenovic
6 0 78
  V Golubic
  N Stojanović
6 6   V Golubic
  N Stojanović
77 6
  Ar Rodionova
  N Vikhlyantseva
2 2   K Bondarenko
  A Krunić
602
  K Bondarenko
  A Krunić
6 6   V Golubic
  N Stojanović
5 2
  J Ostapenko
  A Pavlyuchenkova
0 6 0 5   T Babos
  K Mladenovic
7 6
PR   L Arruabarrena
  A Parra Santonja
6 4 6 PR   L Arruabarrena
  A Parra Santonja
6 3 4
  N Dzalamidze
  X Knoll
5 3 5   T Babos
  K Mladenovic
3 6 6
5   T Babos
  K Mladenovic
7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   L Šafářová
  B Strýcová
6 6
  N Broady
  A Smith
2 1 4   L Šafářová
  B Strýcová
6 6
  K Kozlova
  Y Putintseva
3 3   R Olaru
  O Savchuk
2 2
  R Olaru
  O Savchuk
6 6 4   L Šafářová
  B Strýcová
2 6 6
  V Kudermetova
  A Sabalenka
2 2   S Cîrstea
  B Haddad Maia
6 0 4
  S Cîrstea
  B Haddad Maia
6 6   S Cîrstea
  B Haddad Maia
4 6 6
  A Cornet
  H Watson
2 7 4 15   A Rosolska
  A Spears
6 3 3
15   A Rosolska
  A Spears
6 5 6 4   L Šafářová
  B Strýcová
1 4
12   R Atawo
  A-L Grönefeld
77 6 8   S-w Hsieh
  S Peng
6 6
WC   A Sharma
  B Woolcock
623 12   R Atawo
  A-L Grönefeld
6 6
  M Adamczak
  S Sanders
3 5   E Hozumi
  M Kato
1 1
  E Hozumi
  M Kato
6 7 12   R Atawo
  A-L Grönefeld
4 2
  L Kichenok
  M Ninomiya
642 8   S-w Hsieh
  S Peng
6 6
Alt   L Kerkhove
  L Marozava
77 6 Alt   L Kerkhove
  L Marozava
4 1
  M Buzărnescu
  M Irigoyen
3 5 8   S-w Hsieh
  S Peng
6 6
8   S-w Hsieh
  S Peng
6 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   K Bertens
  J Larsson
6 631
  N Kichenok
  An Rodionova
4 77 6   N Kichenok
  An Rodionova
1 6 77
PR   A-L Friedsam
  A Van Uytvanck
0r   Kr Plíšková
  D Vekić
6 3 62
  Kr Plíšková
  D Vekić
5   N Kichenok
  An Rodionova
1r
  N Hibino
  D Jurak
4 4 10   I-C Begu
  M Niculescu
4
WC   J Moore
  E Perez
6 6 WC   J Moore
  E Perez
6 3 5
  M Lučić-Baroni
  A Petkovic
78 3 2 10   I-C Begu
  M Niculescu
3 6 7
10   I-C Begu
  M Niculescu
666 6 10   I-C Begu
  M Niculescu
4 6 6
13   N Melichar
  K Peschke
6 656 PR   J Brady
  V King
6 2 0
WC   K Birrell
  J Fourlis
4 77 1 13   N Melichar
  K Peschke
6 6
  M Brengle
  M Puig
6 1 6   M Brengle
  M Puig
2 2
WC   A Bai
  Z Hives
4 6 4 13   N Melichar
  K Peschke
4 65
  D Gavrilova
  D Kasatkina
4 1 PR   J Brady
  V King
6 77
PR   J Brady
  V King
6 6 PR   J Brady
  V King
6 6
  E Mertens
  D Schuurs
3 5 3   A Barty
  C Dellacqua
4 2
3   A Barty
  C Dellacqua
6 7

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   G Dabrowski
  Y Xu
6 6
  K Flipkens
  F Schiavone
3 2 6   G Dabrowski
  Y Xu
6 6
  C Bellis
  M Vondroušová
3 2   E Alexandrova
  A Sevastova
4 4
  E Alexandrova
  A Sevastova
6 6 6   G Dabrowski
  Y Xu
78 6
WC   X Jiang
  Q Tang
655 11   S Aoyama
  Z Yang
661
  M Barthel
  C Witthöft
77 7   M Barthel
  C Witthöft
1 5
  T Townsend
  R Voráčová
4 4 11   S Aoyama
  Z Yang
6 7
11   S Aoyama
  Z Yang
6 6 6   G Dabrowski
  Y Xu
6 1 62
16   B Krejčíková
  K Siniaková
7 6 2   E Makarova
  E Vesnina
0 6 77
WC   P Hon
  A Tomljanović
5 3 16   B Krejčíková
  K Siniaková
6 6
  Z Diyas
  M Linette
6 6   Z Diyas
  M Linette
4 2
WC   N Bains
  I Wallace
3 2 16   B Krejčíková
  K Siniaková
6277 2
Alt   D Jakupović
  I Khromacheva
6 6 2   E Makarova
  E Vesnina
77 646
  L Davis
  A Riske
4 2 Alt   D Jakupović
  I Khromacheva
2 3
  E Bouchard
  S Stephens
4 4 2   E Makarova
  E Vesnina
6 6
2   E Makarova
  E Vesnina
6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BREAKING: Hungary's Timea Babos Wins Women's Doubles Final at the Australian Open". Hungary Today. 26 January 2018. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  2. ^ Makarova and Vesnina begin career Slam quest in Melbourne