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The 2018 Sydney International was a joint 2018 ATP World Tour and 2018 WTA Tour tennis tournament, played on outdoor hard courts in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW). It was the 126th edition of the tournament and took place at the NSW Tennis Centre in Sydney, Australia. It was held from 7 January through 13 January 2018 as part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year. Venus Williams played the event for the first time in 17 years, 20 years after her maiden appearance.[1]

2018 Sydney International
Date7 – 13 January 2018
Edition126th
CategoryATP World Tour 250 series / WTA Premier
Draw32S / 16D
SurfaceHard
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueNSW Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Russia Daniil Medvedev
Women's Singles
Germany Angelique Kerber
Men's Doubles
Poland Łukasz Kubot / Brazil Marcelo Melo
Women's Doubles
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski / China Xu Yifan
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Contents

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 250 150 90 45 20 0 12 6 0 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 18 13 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles $83,650 $44,055 $23,865 $13,595 $8,010 $4,745 $2,135 $1,070 N/A
Men's Doubles* $25,410 $13,360 $7,240 $4,140 $2,430 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles $137,125 $73,201 $39,132 $20,970 $11,245 $6,140 $3,210 $1,705 $945
Women's Doubles* $42,850 $22,900 $12,510 $6,365 $3,460 N/A N/A N/A N/A

1Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money.
*per team

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Albert Ramos Viñolas 23 1
  LUX Gilles Müller 25 2
  ARG Diego Schwartzman 26 3
  ITA Fabio Fognini 27 4
  FRA Adrian Mannarino 28 5
  GER Philipp Kohlschreiber 29 6
  BIH Damir Džumhur 30 7
  GER Mischa Zverev 33 8
  • 1Ranking as of 1 January 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry into the singles main draw as special exempts:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  POL Łukasz Kubot   BRA Marcelo Melo 3 1
  NED Jean-Julien Rojer   ROU Horia Tecău 15 2
  ESP Feliciano López   ESP Marc López 44 3
  IND Rohan Bopanna   FRA Édouard Roger-Vasselin 44 4
  • 1 Ranking as of 1 January 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

During the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 2 1
  USA Venus Williams 5 2
  LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 7 3
  GBR Johanna Konta 9 4
  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 11 5
  USA Sloane Stephens 13 6
  GER Julia Görges 14 7
  LAT Anastasija Sevastova 16 8
  • 1Ranking as of 1 January 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

RetirementsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  TPE Latisha Chan   CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková 6 1
  CZE Lucie Šafářová   CZE Barbora Strýcová 21 2
  CAN Gabriela Dabrowski   CHN Xu Yifan 34 3
  NED Kiki Bertens   SWE Johanna Larsson 39 4
  • 1Ranking as of 1 January 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following team received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venus Williams returns to Sydney International". Sydney International. 10 October 2017. Retrieved 14 October 2017.

External linksEdit