Hawaii Tennis Open
The Hawaii Open presented by Ward Village and Hawaii Tourism is an indoor hard court men's and women's professional tennis tournament held annually in Honolulu, Hawaii. The tournament features players from the WTA and ATP tours. The invitational tournament occurs immediately before the ATP Tour and WTA Tour begin the new season in late December.
|Hawaii Open Tennis Tournament|
|2019 Hawaii Open|
|Surface||Hard - indoors|
|Draw||6 men and 6 women|
|Current champions (2018 Hawaii Open)|
|Singles||men's: Kei Nishikori women's: Elise Mertens|
The Hawaii Open features three rounds of single-elimination matches played over three days in a best two-out-of-three set format. Third sets are played as a tie-break with the first to 10 points declared the winner.
The 2019 Hawaii Open will be held December 26, December 27, and December 28, in Honolulu, at the Stan Sheriff Center.
The Hawaii Open tennis tournament began as a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) 125K series event in 2016. During the first two years as a WTA 125K series event, the tournament was held at the Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. The tournament was held during Thanksgiving week in late November.
In 2018, the tournament added a men's draw and became a men's and women's invitational tournament over three days, December 21, 22, and 23. The tournament featured six men and six women and moved to the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. The tournament also featured a Pro Am at Kailua Racquet Club and a Players Party held at the Prince Waikiki.
The 2018 Hawaii Open men's draw featured:
- Kei Nishikori (JPN)
- Milos Raonic (CAN)
- Ryan Harrison (USA)
- Christian Harrison (USA)
- Andre Ilagan (USA)
- Phuc Huynh (USA)
- Mackenzie McDonald (USA) - McDonald participated in the Hawaii Open Pro Am and other special events. He withdrew from match play due to injury.
The 2018 Hawaii Open women's draw featured:
- Elise Mertens (BEL)
- Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP)
- Genie Bouchard (CAN)
- Monica Puig (PUR)
- CoCo Vandeweghe (USA)
- Christina McHale (USA)
|2016||Catherine Bellis||Zhang Shuai||6–4, 6–2|
|2017||Zhang Shuai||Jang Su-jeong||0–6, 6–2, 6–3|
- Invitational tournaments
|2018 (men)||Kei Nishikori||Milos Raonic||7–6, 7–6|
|2018 (women)||Elise Mertens||Eugenie Bouchard||2–6, 7–5, [12–10]|
|2016|| Eri Hozumi
| Nicole Gibbs
|6–7(3–7), 6–3, [10–8]|
|2017|| Hsieh Shu-ying
| Eri Hozumi