2018 WTA Shenzhen Open

The 2018 Shenzhen Open (known as 2018 Shenzhen Gemdale Open for sponsorship reason) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 6th edition of the Shenzhen Open, and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2018 WTA Tour. It took place at the Shenzhen Longgang Sports Center in Shenzhen, China, from 1 to 7 January 2018.

2018 WTA Shenzhen Open
Date1 – 7 January 2018
Edition6th
CategoryWTA International
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$750,000
SurfaceHard
LocationShenzhen, China
VenueShenzhen Longgang Sports Center
Champions
Singles
Romania Simona Halep
Doubles
Romania Irina-Camelia Begu / Romania Simona Halep
← 2017 · WTA Shenzhen 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 321 Q2 Q1
Singles $163,260 $81,251 $43,663 $13,121 $7,238 $4,698 $2,720 $1,588
Doubles * $26,031 $13,544 $7,271 $3,852 $2,031 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
  ROU Simona Halep 1 1
  LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 7 2
  CHN Zhang Shuai 35 3
  ROU Irina-Camelia Begu 43 4
  CHN Wang Qiang 45 5
  CZE Kateřina Siniaková 47 6
  GRE Maria Sakkari 51 7
  HUN Tímea Babos 55 8
  • 1 Rankings as of December 25, 2017.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  CZE Barbora Krejčíková   CZE Kateřina Siniaková 67 1
  ROU Raluca Olaru   UKR Olga Savchuk 69 2
  CZE Kristýna Plíšková   CZE Renata Voráčová 106 3
  RUS Natela Dzalamidze    SUI Xenia Knoll 129 4
  • 1 Rankings as of December 25, 2017.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

DoublesEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit