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2018 Italian Open – Women's Singles

Elina Svitolina was the defending champion and successfully defended her title, defeating Simona Halep in the rematch of last year's final, 6–0, 6–4.[1]

Women's Singles
2018 Italian Open
ChampionUkraine Elina Svitolina
Runner-upRomania Simona Halep
Final score6–0, 6–4
Details
Draw56 (8Q / 5WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Halep and Caroline Wozniacki were in contention for the WTA no. 1 singles ranking at the beginning of the tournament. Halep retained the top ranking when Wozniacki lost in the quarterfinals.

This tournament marked the retirement of former US Open finalist Roberta Vinci. She lost in the first round to Aleksandra Krunić.[2]

Contents

SeedsEdit

The top eight seeds received a bye into the second round.

01.    Simona Halep (Final)
02.    Caroline Wozniacki (Quarterfinals)
03.    Garbiñe Muguruza (Second round)
04.    Elina Svitolina (Champion)
05.    Jeļena Ostapenko (Quarterfinals)
06.    Karolína Plíšková (Second round)
07.    Caroline Garcia (Quarterfinals)
08.    Venus Williams (Third round)
09.    Sloane Stephens (Third round)
10.    Petra Kvitová (Withdrew)
11.    Angelique Kerber (Quarterfinals)
12.    CoCo Vandeweghe (First round)
13.    Madison Keys (Third round, withdrew)
14.    Daria Kasatkina (Third round)
15.    Anastasija Sevastova (Third round)
16.    Ashleigh Barty (First round)
17.    Magdaléna Rybáriková (First round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Simona Halep 6 6
7   Caroline Garcia 2 3
1   Simona Halep 4 6 6
  Maria Sharapova 6 1 4
  Maria Sharapova 666 7
5   Jeļena Ostapenko 78 4 5
1   Simona Halep 0 4
4   Elina Svitolina 6 6
11   Angelique Kerber 4 4
4   Elina Svitolina 6 6
4   Elina Svitolina 6 6
  Anett Kontaveit 4 3
  Anett Kontaveit 6 6
2   Caroline Wozniacki 3 1

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   S Halep 6 6
PR   V Azarenka 0 3   N Osaka 1 0
  N Osaka 6 6 1   S Halep w/o
  C Suárez Navarro 1 2 13   M Keys
Q   D Vekić 6 6 Q   D Vekić 6260
  A Pavlyuchenkova 4 1 13   M Keys 77 77
13   M Keys 6 6 1   S Halep 6 6
9   S Stephens 646 6 7   C Garcia 2 3
  B Strýcová 77 3 1 9   S Stephens 6 5 6
Q   K Kanepi 6 6 Q   K Kanepi 0 7 4
WC   C Rosatello 1 2 9   S Stephens 1 67
  T Babos 6 78 7   C Garcia 6 79
WC   S Errani 3 66   T Babos 3 4
7   C Garcia 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   G Muguruza 7 2 66
  D Gavrilova 5 6 6   D Gavrilova 5 6 78
Q   N Vikhlyantseva 7 4 3   D Gavrilova 3 4
WC   F Schiavone 1 77 2   M Sharapova 6 6
  D Cibulková 6 656   D Cibulková 6 4 2
  M Sharapova 7 3 6   M Sharapova 3 6 6
16   A Barty 5 6 2   M Sharapova 666 7
17   M Rybáriková 4 3 5   J Ostapenko 78 4 5
  J Konta 6 6   J Konta 6 6
Q   S-w Hsieh 6 6 Q   S-w Hsieh 0 4
LL   A Sabalenka 2 4   J Konta 6 3 4
  S Zhang 6 77 5   J Ostapenko 2 6 6
  M Buzărnescu 3 62   S Zhang 2 5
5   J Ostapenko 6 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   Ka Plíšková 6 3 5
  K Bertens 2 6 3   M Sakkari 3 6 7
  M Sakkari 6 4 6   M Sakkari 1 1
  I-C Begu 4 6 6 11   A Kerber 6 6
  S Peng 6 4 1   I-C Begu 6 5 5
LL   Z Diyas 2 66 11   A Kerber 3 7 7
11   A Kerber 6 78 11   A Kerber 4 4
14   D Kasatkina 6 6 4   E Svitolina 6 6
Q   A Tomljanović 0 4 14   D Kasatkina 6 6
Q   D Collins 6 4 6 Q   D Collins 2 3
  S Cîrstea 3 6 4 14   D Kasatkina 6 3 2
  P Martić 6 6 4   E Svitolina 0 6 6
  L Tsurenko 1 2   P Martić 1 2
4   E Svitolina 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   V Williams 6 4 7
  E Vesnina 77 6   E Vesnina 2 6 5
PR   L Siegemund 652 8   V Williams 2 63
  S Kuznetsova 6 6   A Kontaveit 6 77
Q   P Hercog 2 4   S Kuznetsova 5 5
  A Kontaveit 6 6   A Kontaveit 7 7
12   C Vandeweghe 1 1   A Kontaveit 6 6
15   A Sevastova 6 3 2   C Wozniacki 3 1
  K Mladenovic 3 0r 15   A Sevastova 6 6
LL   A Krunić 2 6 6 LL   A Krunić 4 4
WC   R Vinci 6 0 3 15   A Sevastova 2 7 3
WC   S Stosur 78 3 2 2   C Wozniacki 6 5 6
Q   A Van Uytvanck 666 6 Q   A Van Uytvanck 1 4
2   C Wozniacki 6 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Aleksandra Krunić (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  2.   Aryna Sabalenka (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  3.   Alison Van Uytvanck (Qualified)
  4.   Danielle Collins (Qualified)
  5.   Donna Vekić (Qualified)
  6.   Kateřina Siniaková (Qualifying competition)
  7.   Hsieh Su-wei (Qualified)
  8.   Zarina Diyas (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  9.   Camila Giorgi (Qualifying competition)
  10.   Aliaksandra Sasnovich (First round)
  11.   Kaia Kanepi (Qualified)
  12.   Monica Niculescu (Withdrew)
  13.   Polona Hercog (Qualified)
  14.   Wang Qiang (Qualifying competition)
  15.   Monica Puig (Qualifying competition, retired)
  16.   Magda Linette (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky losersEdit

Qualifying drawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Aleksandra Krunić 6 6
    Wang Yafan 4 4
1   Aleksandra Krunić 644
13   Polona Hercog 77 6
WC   Federica Di Sarra 3 3
13   Polona Hercog 6 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Aryna Sabalenka 6 1 6
    Alison Riske 3 6 3
2   Aryna Sabalenka 2 6 4
    Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6 1 6
    Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6 5 7
Alt   Bernarda Pera 4 7 5

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Alison Van Uytvanck 7 1 6
PR   Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5 6 1
3   Alison Van Uytvanck 3 6 6
14   Wang Qiang 6 3 1
    Lara Arruabarrena 641
14   Wang Qiang 77 6

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Danielle Collins 6 6
    Varvara Lepchenko 2 3
4   Danielle Collins 2 6 6
9   Camila Giorgi 6 4 2
WC   Deborah Chiesa 2 3
9   Camila Giorgi 6 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Donna Vekić 3 6 6
    Jennifer Brady 6 3 1
5   Donna Vekić 4
15   Monica Puig 1r
WC   Martina Trevisan 2 5
15   Monica Puig 6 7

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Kateřina Siniaková 6 6
    Christina McHale 3 2
6   Kateřina Siniaková 3 6 3
11   Kaia Kanepi 6 3 6
    Sofia Kenin 6 2 2
11   Kaia Kanepi 2 6 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Hsieh Su-wei 1 7 6
    Yulia Putintseva 6 5 3
7   Hsieh Su-wei 6 77
    Mona Barthel 2 63
    Mona Barthel 7 6
10   Aliaksandra Sasnovich 5 2

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Zarina Diyas 6 77
WC   Anastasia Grymalska 4 64
8   Zarina Diyas 643
    Ajla Tomljanović 77 6
    Ajla Tomljanović 6 3 6
16   Magda Linette 2 6 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Internazionali BNL d'Italia Results Archive". 10 May 2018.
  2. ^ Associated Press (12 May 2018). "Vinci preparing to retire before home fans at Italian Open".