2018 Korea Open (tennis)

The 2018 Korea Open (also known as the 2018 KEB Hana Bank Korea Open for sponsorship purposes) was a women's professional tennis tournament played on hard courts. It was the 15th edition of the tournament, and part of the 2018 WTA Tour. It took place in Seoul, South Korea between 17 and 23 September 2018.

2018 Korea Open
Date17 – 23 September
Edition15th
CategoryWTA International
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$250,000
SurfaceHard
LocationSeoul, South Korea
VenueSeoul Olympic Park Tennis Center
Champions
Singles
Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Doubles
South Korea Choi Ji-hee / South Korea Han Na-lae
← 2017 · Korea Open · 2019 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q2 Q1
Singles 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 12 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q2 Q1
Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,500 $6,175 $3,400 $2,100 $1,020 $600
Doubles * $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 10 1
  NED Kiki Bertens 12 2
  GRE Maria Sakkari 31 3
  SVK Magdaléna Rybáriková 34 4
  BEL Alison Van Uytvanck 38 5
  TPE Hsieh Su-wei 39 6
  ROU Irina-Camelia Begu 53 7
  BEL Kirsten Flipkens 56 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 10, 2018

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

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

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ROU Irina-Camelia Begu   ROU Raluca Olaru 77 1
  SLO Dalila Jakupović   CRO Darija Jurak 104 2
  AUS Ellen Perez   AUS Arina Rodionova 196 3
  GER Mona Barthel   SWE Johanna Larsson 202 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 10, 2018

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit