2019 Korea Open (tennis)

The 2019 Korea Open (also known as the 2019 KEB Hana Bank Korea Open for sponsorship purposes) is an upcoming professional women's tennis tournament to be played on hard courts. It will be the 16th edition of the tournament, and part of the 2019 WTA Tour. It will take place in Seoul, South Korea between 16 and 22 September 2019.[1]

Points and prize money

Point distribution

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 32 Q2 Q1
Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,500 $6,175 $3,400 $2,100 $1,020 $600
Doubles * $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 GRE Maria Sakkari 28 1
 RUS Ekaterina Alexandrova 39 2
 CZE Karolína Muchová 43 3
 POL Magda Linette 45 4
 AUS Ajla Tomljanović 46 5
 SLO Polona Hercog 53 6
 RUS Margarita Gasparyan 54 7
 CHN Wang Yafan 55 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 9, 2019

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Kristie Ahn
  • Choi Ji-hee
  • Han Na-lae

The following player received entry using a protected ranking into the singles main draw:

  • Denisa Allertová

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

  • Mihaela Buzărnescu

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Tímea Babos
  • Ana Bogdan
  • Priscilla Hon
  • Danielle Lao
  • Greet Minnen
  • Patricia Maria Țig

The following player received entry into the main draw draw as a lucky loser:

  • Danka Kovinić

Withdrawals

  • Daria Gavrilova → replaced by Kirsten Flipkens
  • Ivana Jorović → replaced by Stefanie Vögele
  • Viktória Kužmová → replaced by Denisa Allertová
  • Maria Sakkari → replaced by Danka Kovinić

Doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
 BEL Kirsten Flipkens  LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 51 1
 SWE Cornelia Lister  CZE Renata Voráčová 131 2
 ROU Irina-Camelia Begu  RUS Margarita Gasparyan 149 3
 GEO Oksana Kalashnikova  MNE Danka Kovinić 180 4
  • 1 Rankings are as of September 9, 2019

Other entrants

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Jang Su-jeong / Kim Na-ri
  • Kim Da-bin / Park So-hyun

Withdrawals

  • Anastasia Potapova

Champions

Singles

    Doubles

    • / vs. Lara Arruabarrena / Tatjana Maria

    References

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

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