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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
Tournament information
United States
SurfaceHard - indoors
Draw6 men and 6 women
Current champions (2018 Hawaii Open)
Singlesmen's: Japan Kei Nishikori women's: Belgium 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:

  1. Kei Nishikori (JPN)
  2. Milos Raonic (CAN)
  3. Ryan Harrison (USA)
  4. Christian Harrison (USA)
  5. Andre Ilagan (USA)
  6. Phuc Huynh (USA)
  7. 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:

  1. Elise Mertens (BEL)
  2. Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP)
  3. Genie Bouchard (CAN)
  4. Monica Puig (PUR)
  5. CoCo Vandeweghe (USA)
  6. Christina McHale (USA)

Past finalsEdit


Year Champion Runner-up Score
2016   Catherine Bellis   Zhang Shuai 6–4, 6–2
2017   Zhang Shuai   Jang Su-jeong 0–6, 6–2, 6–3
Invitational tournaments
Year Champion Runner-up Score
2018 (men)   Kei Nishikori   Milos Raonic 7–6, 7–6
2018 (women)   Elise Mertens   Eugenie Bouchard 2–6, 7–5, [12–10]


Year Champions Runners-up Score
2016   Eri Hozumi
  Miyu Kato
  Nicole Gibbs
  Asia Muhammad
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [10–8]
2017   Hsieh Shu-ying
  Hsieh Su-wei
  Eri Hozumi
  Asia Muhammad
6–1, 7–6(7–3)

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