2016 Malaysian Open

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2016 Malaysian Open
Date 29 February – 6 March
Edition 7th
Category WTA International tournaments
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $250,000
Surface Hard
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Venue Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC)
Champions
Singles
Ukraine Elina Svitolina
Doubles
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai / China Yang Zhaoxuan
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The 2016 BMW Malaysian Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 7th edition of the Malaysian Open and was an International tournament on the 2016 WTA Tour. The tournament took place from 29 February to 6 March 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC).

Points and prize money distribution[edit]

Points distribution[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Women's Singles 280 180 110 60 30 1 18 14 10 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q2 Q1
Women's Singles $43,000 $21,400 $11,500 $6,175 $3,400 $2,100 $1,020 $600
Women's Doubles $12,300 $6,400 $3,435 $1,820 $960 N/A N/A N/A

Singles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Ranking1 Seeds
 ITA Roberta Vinci 10 1
 UKR Elina Svitolina 18 2
 GER Sabine Lisicki 31 3
 GER Annika Beck 40 4
 JPN Nao Hibino 60 5
 CAN Eugenie Bouchard 61 6
 TPE Hsieh Su-wei 65 7
 CHN Zheng Saisai 72 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 22, 2016.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Doubles main draw entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Country Player Rank Seed
 CHN Liang Chen  CHN Wang Yafan 87 1
 CRO Darija Jurak  USA Nicole Melichar 113 2
 TPE Chan Chin-wei  CZE Barbora Krejčíková 143 3
 RUS Marina Melnikova  RUS Alexandra Panova 151 4
  • Rankings as of February 22, 2016.

Other entrants[edit]

The following pair received wildcard into the doubles main draw:

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]