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2018 Western & Southern Open – Women's Doubles

Latisha Chan and Martina Hingis were the defending champions,[1] but Hingis retired from professional tennis at the end of 2017 and Chan chose to prepare for the Asian Games instead.

Women's Doubles
2018 Western & Southern Open
ChampionsCzech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Runners-upBelgium Elise Mertens
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
Final score6–2, 7–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Lucie Hradecká and Ekaterina Makarova won the title, defeating Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs in the final, 6–2, 7–5.

Tímea Babos will regain the WTA no. 1 doubles ranking at the end of the tournament as Chan did not defend her title. Kateřina Siniaková was also in contention for the top ranking at the start of the tournament.

Contents

SeedsEdit

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
6   Elise Mertens
  Demi Schuurs
6 6
Alt   Kaitlyn Christian
  Sabrina Santamaria
1 4
6   Elise Mertens
  Demi Schuurs
2 5
7   Lucie Hradecká
  Ekaterina Makarova
6 7
    Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
  Anastasija Sevastova
3 3
7   Lucie Hradecká
  Ekaterina Makarova
6 6

Top HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   B Krejčíková
  K Siniaková
4 6 [10]
  R Olaru
  V Zvonareva
6 4 [10]   R Olaru
  V Zvonareva
6 4 [7]
  V King
  K Srebotnik
3 6 [3] 1   B Krejčíková
  K Siniaková
4 1
  L Arruabarrena
  K Flipkens
654 6   E Mertens
  D Schuurs
6 6
WC   J Brady
  C Dolehide
77 6 WC   J Brady
  C Dolehide
657 [7]
  A Tomljanović
  S Zheng
3 2 6   E Mertens
  D Schuurs
77 5 [10]
6   E Mertens
  D Schuurs
6 6 6   E Mertens
  D Schuurs
6 6
Alt   K Christian
  S Santamaria
1 4
4   A Klepač
  MJ Martínez Sánchez
5 6 [10]
WC   L Davis
  N Gibbs
0 1   A Cornet
  A Krunić
7 4 [2]
  A Cornet
  A Krunić
6 6 4   A Klepač
  MJ Martínez Sánchez
622
  X Han
  D Jurak
77 7 Alt   K Christian
  S Santamaria
77 6
  A Rosolska
  A Spears
645   X Han
  D Jurak
6 1 [7]
Alt   K Christian
  S Santamaria
7 7 Alt   K Christian
  S Santamaria
1 6 [10]
8   I-C Begu
  M Niculescu
5 5

Bottom HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5   N Melichar
  K Peschke
6 6
  M Adamczak
  L Kichenok
1 3 5   N Melichar
  K Peschke
2 2r
  A Pavlyuchenkova
  A Sevastova
2 6 [13]   A Pavlyuchenkova
  A Sevastova
6 5
  S-w Hsieh
  A Sabalenka
6 3 [11]   A Pavlyuchenkova
  A Sevastova
77 6
  N Kichenok
  An Rodionova
77 6 3   A Sestini Hlaváčková
  B Strýcová
614
  D Jakupović
  R Voráčová
651   N Kichenok
  An Rodionova
2 0r
3   A Sestini Hlaváčková
  B Strýcová
6 0
  A Pavlyuchenkova
  A Sevastova
3 3
7   L Hradecká
  E Makarova
5 4 7   L Hradecká
  E Makarova
6 6
  B Mattek-Sands
  L Šafářová
7 4r 7   L Hradecká
  E Makarova
1 77 [10]
  J Konta
  J Ostapenko
6 6   J Konta
  J Ostapenko
6 64[5]
  R Atawo
  A-L Grönefeld
1 0 7   L Hradecká
  E Makarova
4 7 [10]
  S Aoyama
  L Marozava
6 6 2   T Babos
  K Mladenovic
6 5 [6]
  D Gavrilova
  A Kontaveit
4 0   S Aoyama
  L Marozava
5 62
2   T Babos
  K Mladenovic
7 77

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Western & Southern Open Results Archive". WTA Tour. Retrieved 9 August 2018.

SourcesEdit