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2018 Western & Southern Open – Women's Singles

Garbiñe Muguruza was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to Lesia Tsurenko.[1]

Women's Singles
2018 Western & Southern Open
ChampionNetherlands Kiki Bertens
Runner-upRomania Simona Halep
Final score2–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–2
Details
Draw56 (12Q / 5WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Kiki Bertens, en route to her first hard court & Premier 5 level title, defeated the world no. 2 & no. 1 players, in the second round and final respectively. She became the first Dutch woman to win a title in Cincinnati by defeating Simona Halep in the final, 2–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–2.

SeedsEdit

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

01.    Simona Halep (Final)
02.    Caroline Wozniacki (Second round, retired)
03.    Sloane Stephens (Third round)
04.    Angelique Kerber (Third round)
05.    Elina Svitolina (Quarterfinals)
06.    Caroline Garcia (Third round)
07.    Garbiñe Muguruza (Second round)
08.    Petra Kvitová (Semifinals)
09.    Karolína Plíšková (Second round)
10.    Julia Görges (First round, retired)
11.    Jeļena Ostapenko (First round)
12.    Daria Kasatkina (First round)
13.    Madison Keys (Quarterfinals)
14.    Venus Williams (Withdrew)
15.    Elise Mertens (Quarterfinals)
16.    Ashleigh Barty (Third round)
17.    Naomi Osaka (First round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Simona Halep 6 6
  Lesia Tsurenko 4 1
1   Simona Halep 6 6
  Aryna Sabalenka 3 4
13   Madison Keys 3 4
  Aryna Sabalenka 6 6
1   Simona Halep 6 662
  Kiki Bertens 2 78 6
8   Petra Kvitová 7 5 6
15   Elise Mertens 5 7 3
8   Petra Kvitová 6 4 2
  Kiki Bertens 3 6 6
5   Elina Svitolina 4 3
  Kiki Bertens 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   S Halep 4 6 6
  I-C Begu 6 3 3 Q   A Tomljanović 6 3 3
Q   A Tomljanović 4 6 6 1   S Halep 7 6
Q   K Kanepi 2 6 6 16   A Barty 5 4
Q   V Lepchenko 6 3 1 Q   K Kanepi 5 3
WC   M Vondroušová 3 5 16   A Barty 7 6
16   A Barty 6 7 1   S Halep 6 6
11   J Ostapenko 6 5 0   L Tsurenko 4 1
Q   A Cornet 1 7 6 Q   A Cornet 2 0
Q   A Bogdan 3 2   E Makarova 6 6
  E Makarova 6 6   E Makarova 652
  D Collins 0 2   L Tsurenko 77 6
  L Tsurenko 6 6   L Tsurenko 2 6 6
7   G Muguruza 6 4 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   A Kerber 4 7 6
  A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6   A Pavlyuchenkova 6 5 4
  A Krunić 1 0 4   A Kerber 6 634
  A Sevastova 2 3 13   M Keys 2 77 6
LL   C Giorgi 6 6 LL   C Giorgi 2 2
WC   B Mattek-Sands 6 634 13   M Keys 6 6
13   M Keys 3 77 6 13   M Keys 3 4
9   Ka Plíšková 6 6   A Sabalenka 6 6
  A Radwańska 3 3 9   Ka Plíšková 6 3 5
  J Konta 6 3 4   A Sabalenka 2 6 7
  A Sabalenka 4 6 6   A Sabalenka 6 3 7
WC   V Azarenka 656 6 6   C Garcia 4 6 5
  C Suárez Navarro 77 2 4 WC   V Azarenka 4 5
6   C Garcia 6 7

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   P Kvitová 6 2 6
  D Gavrilova 1 2 PR   S Williams 3 6 3
PR   S Williams 6 6 8   P Kvitová 6 6
Q   A Sasnovich 0 6 1   K Mladenovic 4 2
Q   V Kužmová 6 4 6 Q   V Kužmová 3 0
  K Mladenovic 6 3   K Mladenovic 6 6
10   J Görges 4 2r 8   P Kvitová 7 5 6
15   E Mertens 6 6 15   E Mertens 5 7 3
  M Rybáriková 4 2 15   E Mertens 3 6 77
Q   R Peterson 2 6 6 Q   R Peterson 6 2 61
  K Siniaková 6 4 1 15   E Mertens 710 6
Q   T Maria 5 6 6 3   S Stephens 682
Q   A Kiick 7 3 3 Q   T Maria 3 2
3   S Stephens 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   E Svitolina 77 4 6
WC   S Kuznetsova 6 2 77 WC   S Kuznetsova 616 4
Q   S Vögele 4 6 655   E Svitolina 6 6
  T Babos 3 4 WC   A Anisimova 4 4
WC   A Anisimova 6 6 WC   A Anisimova 6 6
Q   P Martić 4 6 6 Q   P Martić 4 3
12   D Kasatkina 6 4 3 5   E Svitolina 4 3
17   N Osaka 3 68   K Bertens 6 6
  M Sakkari 6 710   M Sakkari 1 3
  A Kontaveit 6 6   A Kontaveit 6 6
  B Strýcová 3 0   A Kontaveit 3 6 3
  K Bertens 6 6   K Bertens 6 2 6
  C Vandeweghe 2 0   K Bertens 6 0
2   C Wozniacki 4 0r

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Alizé Cornet (Qualified)
  2.   Aliaksandra Sasnovich (Qualified)
  3.   Donna Vekić (Qualifying competition)
  4.   Camila Giorgi (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  5.   Alison Van Uytvanck (First round, retired)
  6.   Hsieh Su-wei (First round)
  7.   Belinda Bencic (First round)
  8.   Kirsten Flipkens (First round)
  9.   Kaia Kanepi (Qualified)
  10.   Yulia Putintseva (Qualifying competition)
  11.   Petra Martić (Qualified)
  12.   Sorana Cîrstea (Qualifying competition)
  13.   Viktória Kužmová (Qualified)
  14.   Ajla Tomljanović (Qualified)
  15.   Magda Linette (First round)
  16.   Zarina Diyas (Qualifying competition)
  17.   Samantha Stosur (First round)
  18.   Vera Lapko (Qualifying competition)
  19.   Jennifer Brady (Qualifying competition)
  20.   Sofia Kenin (Qualifying competition)
  21.   Monica Niculescu (First round)
  22.   Monica Puig (First round)
  23.   Rebecca Peterson (Qualified)
  24.   Sachia Vickery (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LoserEdit

DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Alizé Cornet 6 6
    Nicole Gibbs 2 1
1   Alizé Cornet 6 6
20   Sofia Kenin 1 3
WC   Francesca Di Lorenzo 3 3
20   Sofia Kenin 6 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Aliaksandra Sasnovich 2 7 6
    Alison Riske 6 5 2
2   Aliaksandra Sasnovich 77 6
18   Vera Lapko 652
    Anna Blinkova 3 5
18   Vera Lapko 6 7

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Donna Vekić 6 6
    Andrea Petkovic 3 3
3   Donna Vekić 3 2
    Ana Bogdan 6 6
    Ana Bogdan 6 710
21   Monica Niculescu 2 68

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Camila Giorgi 6 6
    Lara Arruabarrena 3 4
4   Camila Giorgi 6 3 5
13   Viktória Kužmová 3 6 7
WC   Caroline Dolehide 4 4
13   Viktória Kužmová 6 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Alison Van Uytvanck 6 2 0r
WC   Jamie Loeb 1 6 3
WC   Jamie Loeb 4 1
    Stefanie Vögele 6 6
    Stefanie Vögele 6 6
22   Monica Puig 2 0

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Hsieh Su-wei 5 3
    Tatjana Maria 7 6
    Tatjana Maria 6 6
19   Jennifer Brady 3 2
    Dalila Jakupović 6 0r
19   Jennifer Brady 2 4

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Belinda Bencic 7 633
    Christina McHale 5 77 6
    Christina McHale 3 6 2
    Varvara Lepchenko 6 2 6
    Varvara Lepchenko 4 6 6
24   Sachia Vickery 6 3 4

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Kirsten Flipkens 3 3
    Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6 6
    Natalia Vikhlyantseva 5 1
WC   Allie Kiick 7 6
WC   Allie Kiick 77 6
17   Samantha Stosur 641

Ninth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
9   Kaia Kanepi 4 6 6
WC   Sabine Lisicki 6 4 3
9   Kaia Kanepi 6 6
16   Zarina Diyas 3 3
    Evgeniya Rodina 5 3
16   Zarina Diyas 7 6

Tenth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
10   Yulia Putintseva 7 3 6
    Johanna Larsson 5 6 0
10   Yulia Putintseva 4 1
23   Rebecca Peterson 6 6
    Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 4 2
23   Rebecca Peterson 6 6

Eleventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
11   Petra Martić 7 6
WC   Lauren Davis 5 2
11   Petra Martić 6 6
    Bernarda Pera 2 1
    Bernarda Pera 6 3 6
15   Magda Linette 4 6 3

Twelfth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
12   Sorana Cîrstea 2 6 6
PR   Vania King 6 2 3
12   Sorana Cîrstea 3 2
14   Ajla Tomljanović 6 6
    Kurumi Nara 4 3
14   Ajla Tomljanović 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

SourcesEdit