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The 2018 Taiwan Open was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the third edition of the event and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2018 WTA Tour.

2018 Taiwan Open
Date29 January – 4 February
Edition3rd
CategoryInternational
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$250,000
SurfaceHard (i)
LocationTaipei, Taiwan
VenueHeping Basketball Gymnasium
Champions
Singles
Hungary Tímea Babos
Doubles
China Duan Yingying / China Wang Yafan
← 2017 · Taiwan Open · 2019 →

Contents

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event1 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 322 Q2 Q1
Women's Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,500 $6,175 $3,400 $2,100 $1,020 $600
Women's Doubles * $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A

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

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  CHN Peng Shuai 27 1
  CHN Zhang Shuai 34 2
  AUS Samantha Stosur 41 3
  HUN Tímea Babos 51 4
  KAZ Yulia Putintseva 54 5
  KAZ Zarina Diyas 60 6
  POL Magda Linette 74 7
  FRA Pauline Parmentier 82 8
  • 1 Rankings as of January 15, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry using a protected ranking:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  HUN Tímea Babos   TPE Chan Hao-ching 24 1
  JPN Miyu Kato   JPN Makoto Ninomiya 79 2
  UKR Lyudmyla Kichenok   UKR Nadiia Kichenok 96 3
  AUS Monique Adamczak   AUS Storm Sanders 121 4
  • 1 Rankings as of January 15, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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