2019 Guangzhou International Women's Open

The 2019 Guangzhou International Women's Open is an upcoming professional women's tennis tournament to be played on outdoor hard courts. It will be the 16th edition of the Guangzhou International Women's Open, and part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2019 WTA Tour. It will take place at the Guangdong Olympic Tennis Center in Guangzhou, China, from September 16 through September 21, 2019.[1]

Points and prize money

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 money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 321 Q2 Q1
Singles $112,300 $57,665 $30,959 $8,380 $4,629 $2,707 $1,350 $722
Doubles * $17,262 $9,023 $4,865 $2,589 $1,350 N/A N/A N/A

1 Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money
* per team

Singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 UKR Elina Svitolina 3 1
 CHN Wang Qiang 12 2
 USA Sofia Kenin 20 3
 CHN Zhang Shuai 32 4
 CZE Kateřina Siniaková 37 5
 CHN Zheng Saisai 38 6
 BLR Aliaksandra Sasnovich 48 7
 TUN Ons Jabeur 51 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 9, 2019

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Duan Yingying
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova
  • Peng Shuai
  • Samantha Stosur

The following player received entry into the singles main draw as a special exempt:

  • Nina Stojanović

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Magdalena Fręch
  • Tereza Martincová
  • Jasmine Paolini
  • Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove
  • Xun Fangying
  • Katarina Zavatska

The following players received entry into the main draw as lucky losers:

  • Dalila Jakupović
  • Wang Xiyu

Withdrawals

Before the tournament
  • Jennifer Brady → replaced by Aleksandra Krunić
  • Sorana Cîrstea → replaced by Sara Sorribes Tormo
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova → replaced by Wang Xiyu
  • Rebecca Peterson → replaced by Dalila Jakupović

Retirements

  • Elena Rybakina
  • Sara Sorribes Tormo

Doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUS Samantha Stosur  CHN Zhang Shuai 28 1
 CHN Duan Yingying  CHN Yang Zhaoxuan 72 2
 SRB Aleksandra Krunić  BLR Lidziya Marozava 107 3
 AUS Ellen Perez  USA Sabrina Santamaria 138 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 9, 2019

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Lu Jiajing / Xun Fangying
  • Ng Kwan-yau / Zheng Saisai

The following pair received entry as alternates:

  • Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove / Ankita Raina

Withdrawals

Before the tournament
  • Elena Rybakina

Champions

Singles

  • Sofia Kenin vs. Samantha Stosur

Doubles

  • Alexa Guarachi / Giuliana Olmos vs. Peng Shuai / Laura Siegemund

References

  1. ^ "Guangzhou Open Overview". wtatennis.com.

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