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2018 Kremlin Cup – Women's Singles

Julia Görges was the defending champion, but chose to compete in Luxembourg instead.

Women's Singles
2018 Kremlin Cup
ChampionRussia Daria Kasatkina
Runner-upTunisia Ons Jabeur
Final score2–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Daria Kasatkina won the title, defeating Ons Jabeur in the final, 2–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4. Jabeur became the first player representing Tunisia to reach a WTA final. With her win over the Tunisian, Kasatkina broke inside the top 10 world ranking for the first time in her career, and qualified for the 2018 WTA Finals as the first alternate, replacing Aryna Sabalenka.[1]

Contents

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Simona Halep (Withdrew)
  2.   Karolína Plíšková (Second round)
  3.   Sloane Stephens (Second round)
  4.   Kiki Bertens (Second round)
  5.   Anastasija Sevastova (Semifinals)
  6.   Daria Kasatkina (Champion)
  7.   Elise Mertens (First round)
  8.   Anett Kontaveit (Quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
6   Daria Kasatkina 6 6
    Johanna Konta 4 3
6   Daria Kasatkina 2 77 6
Q   Ons Jabeur 6 634
Q   Ons Jabeur 6 3 6
5   Anastasija Sevastova 3 6 3

Top HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
LL   V Grammatikopoulou 5 0
  A Pavlyuchenkova 7 6   A Pavlyuchenkova 7 6
  A Tomljanović 5 4   A Pavlyuchenkova 4 3
  A Cornet 5 6 7 6   D Kasatkina 6 6
Q   N Vikhlyantseva 7 2 5   A Cornet 6 5 4
  L Tsurenko 4 61 6   D Kasatkina 3 7 6
6   D Kasatkina 6 77 6   D Kasatkina 6 6
  J Konta 4 3
4   K Bertens 3 6 3
  A Sasnovich 6 6   A Sasnovich 6 4 6
  M Buzărnescu 3 4   A Sasnovich 2 6 62
  D Gavrilova 77 7   J Konta 6 2 77
LL   V Diatchenko 655   D Gavrilova 4 6 3
  J Konta 6 7   J Konta 6 3 6
7   E Mertens 3 5

Bottom HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
8   A Kontaveit 2 6 7
WC   A Potapova 6 3 5 8   A Kontaveit 6 77
  K Mladenovic 6 6   K Mladenovic 2 63
WC   A Kalinskaya 1 3 8   A Kontaveit 5 1
  E Makarova 1 2 Q   O Jabeur 7 6
Q   O Jabeur 6 6 Q   O Jabeur 6 6
3/WC   S Stephens 3 2
Q   O Jabeur 6 3 6
5   A Sevastova 4 7 6 5   A Sevastova 3 6 3
  M Rybáriková 6 5 3 5   A Sevastova 7 4 6
  Y Putintseva 6 6   Y Putintseva 5 6 4
  I-C Begu 2 0 5   A Sevastova 4 7 6
Q   I Khromacheva 3 3 Q   V Zvonareva 6 5 3
Q   V Zvonareva 6 6 Q   V Zvonareva 6 6
2   Ka Plíšková 1 2

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Irina-Camelia Begu (Moved to main draw)
  2.   Ana Bogdan (Second round)
  3.   Evgeniya Rodina (First round)
  4.   Ons Jabeur (Qualified)
  5.   Natalia Vikhlyantseva (Qualified)
  6.   Vitalia Diatchenko (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  7.   Laura Siegemund (Second round)
  8.   Georgina García Pérez (Second round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LosersEdit

DrawEdit

First QualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
Alt   Alexandra Cadanțu 6 1 2
    Vera Zvonareva 4 6 6
    Vera Zvonareva 6 6
WC   Sofya Lansere 3 0
    Olga Doroshina 6378 3
WC   Sofya Lansere 77 666
    Vera Zvonareva 6 6
    Ivana Jorović 4 4
    Nina Stojanović 5 1
    Ivana Jorović 7 6
    Ivana Jorović 6 6
7   Laura Siegemund 2 4
WC   Nigina Abduraimova 626 3
7   Laura Siegemund 77 3 6

Second QualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
2   Ana Bogdan 6 3 7
    Deborah Chiesa 3 6 5
2   Ana Bogdan 6 3 3
    Sílvia Soler Espinosa 2 6 6
    Sílvia Soler Espinosa 4 77 6
    Anna Zaja 6 652
    Sílvia Soler Espinosa 3 3
5   Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6 6
WC   Vlada Koval 3 7 77
    Sabine Lisicki 6 5 64
WC   Vlada Koval 633
5   Natalia Vikhlyantseva 77 6
WC   Polina Monova 1 63
5   Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6 77

Third QualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
3   Evgeniya Rodina 3 4
    Sofya Zhuk 6 6
    Sofya Zhuk 2 0
    Irina Khromacheva 6 6
    Irina Khromacheva 77 6
    Ekaterine Gorgodze 623
    Irina Khromacheva 6 78
6   Vitalia Diatchenko 2 66
    Deniz Khazaniuk 714 4 0r
    Sabina Sharipova 6126 3
    Sabina Sharipova 6 3 1
6   Vitalia Diatchenko 4 6 6
    Elena Rybakina 5 2
6   Vitalia Diatchenko 7 6

Fourth QualifierEdit

First Round Second Round Qualifying Competition
               
4   Ons Jabeur 1 6 6
    Fanny Stollár 6 4 3
4   Ons Jabeur 1 6 77
    Harriet Dart 6 3 61
    Valentyna Ivakhnenko 1 3
    Harriet Dart 6 6
4   Ons Jabeur 7 6
    Valentini Grammatikopoulou 5 1
    Valentini Grammatikopoulou 676 6
    Alexandra Panova 79 4 4
    Valentini Grammatikopoulou 6 6
8   Georgina García Pérez 1 2
    Varvara Flink 7 4 2
8   Georgina García Pérez 5 6 6

ReferencesEdit