Tournament Info – Week 2 (Sydney, Hobart)

WEEK 2 – TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Lists reflect latest rankings, withdrawals and wildcard entries

Apia Sydney International – Sydney

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Date of tournament: Jan 8 – Jan 13, 2018

Tier: Premier, 32 draw

Prize purse$710,900

Surface: Hard courts, Plexicushion

Defending champion: Johanna Konta

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Past champions

2016: Svetlana Kuznetsova

2015: Petra Kvitova

2014: Tsvetana Pironkova

2013: Agnieszka Radwanska

2012: Victoria Azarenka

Participants

[1/WC] Garbine Muguruza – No.2
[2] Venus Williams – No.5
[3] Jelena Ostapenko – No.7
[4] Johanna Konta – No.9
[5] Kristina Mladenovic – No.11
[6] Sloane Stephens – No.13
[7] Julia Goerges – No.14
[7] Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova – No.15
[8] Anastasija Sevastova – No.16
Ashleigh Barty – No.17
Elena Vesnina – No.18
Magdalena Rybarikova – No.20
Angelique Kerber – No.21
Barbora Strycova – No.23
Daria Kasatkina – No.24
Daria Gavrilova – No.25
Dominika Cibulkova – No.26
Shuai Peng  – No.27
Agnieszka Radwanska – No.28
Petra Kvitova – No.29
Lucie Safarova – No.30
Kiki Bertens – No.31
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni – No.32
Ekaterina Makarova – No.34
[WC] Samantha Stosur – No.41
[WC] Olivia Rogowska – No.164

Hobart International – Hobart

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Date of tournament: Jan 8 – Jan 13, 2018

Tier: International, 32 draw

Prize purse$226,750

Surface: Hard courts, Plexicushion

Defending champion: Elise Mertens

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Past champions

2016: Alize Cornet

2015: Heather Watson

2014: Garbine Muguruza

2013: Elena Vesnina

2012: Mona Barthel

Participants

[1] Zhang Shuai – No.35
[2] Elise Mertens – No.36
[3] Sorana Cirstea – No.37
[4] Alize Cornet – No.38
[5] Lesia Tsurenko – No.42
[6] Irina-Camelia Begu – No.43
[7] Tatjana Maria – No.46
[8] Katerina Siniakova – No.47
Anna-Lena Friedsam – [SR]
Yulia Putintseva – No.50
Donna Vekic – No.54
Timea Babos – No.55
Mihaela Buzarnescu – No.56
Shelby Rogers – No.58 (injury)
Kristyna Pliskova – No.61
Natalia Vikhlyantseva – No.62
Varvara Lepchenko – No.63
Marketa Vondrousova – No.67
Naomi Osaka – No.68
Alison Riske – No.70
Beatriz Haddad Maia – No.71 (into MD courtesy of Rogers’ withdrawal)
[WC] Jaimee Fourlis – No.324

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