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2016 Wuhan Open

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Edition  3rd
Draw  56S / 28D
Location  Wuhan, China
Category  WTA Premier 5
Surface  Hard / outdoor
Date  September 25 – October 1

The 2016 Wuhan Open (also known as the 2016 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open for sponsorship reasons) was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts between September 25 and October 1, 2016. It was the 3rd edition of the Wuhan Open, and part of the WTA Premier 5 tournaments of the 2016 WTA Tour. The tournament was held at the Optics Valley International Tennis Center in Wuhan, China.



  • Rankings are as of September 19, 2016
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wild cards into the main singles draw:

  • Sabine Lisicki
  • Peng Shuai
  • Zheng Saisai
  • The following players received entry from the singles qualifying draw:

  • Louisa Chirico
  • Alizé Cornet
  • Julia Görges
  • Daria Kasatkina
  • Elizaveta Kulichkova
  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  • Kateřina Siniaková
  • Heather Watson
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Kiki Bertens →replaced by Yaroslava Shvedova
  • Eugenie Bouchard →replaced by Shelby Rogers
  • Anna-Lena Friedsam →replaced by Daria Gavrilova
  • Ana Ivanovic →replaced by Zhang Shuai
  • Andrea Petkovic →replaced by Anastasia Sevastova
  • Sloane Stephens →replaced by Madison Brengle
  • Elena Vesnina →replaced by Caroline Wozniacki
  • Serena Williams →replaced by Mirjana Lučić-Baroni
  • Retirements

  • Timea Bacsinszky (Viral illness)
  • Irina-Camelia Begu (Rib injury)
  • Belinda Bencic (Low back injury)
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Viral illness)
  • Anastasija Sevastova (Right shoulder injury)
  • Heather Watson (Gastrointestinal illness)
  • Seeds

  • Rankings are as of September 19, 2016
  • Other entrants

    The following pair received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Timea Bacsinszky / Svetlana Kuznetsova
  • Simona Halep / Jeļena Ostapenko
  • Han Xinyun / Zhu Lin
  • Liu Chang / Zhang Kailin
  • The following pair received entry as alternates:

  • Alizé Cornet / Pauline Parmentier
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Irina-Camelia Begu
  • Singles

  • Petra Kvitová def. Dominika Cibulková, 6-1, 6-1
  • Doubles

  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Lucie Šafářová def. Sania Mirza / Barbora Strýcová, 6-1, 6-4.
  • References

    2016 Wuhan Open Wikipedia

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