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2017 Australian Open %E2%80%93 Main Draw Wildcard Entries
2017 Australian Open - Main Draw Wildcard Entries
DateNovember 2016 - January 2017
Edition105th
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
Location(various) United States
Zhuhai, Guangdong, China
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The 2017 Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs and Entries are a group of events and internal selections to choose the eight men and eight women singles wildcard entries for the 2017 Australian Open, as well as seven male and seven female doubles teams plus eight mixed-doubles teams.

Wildcard entries

Men's Singles

Country Name Method of Qualification
 USA Michael Mmoh American Wildcard Challenge
 UZB Denis Istomin Asia-Pacific Wildcard Playoff
 FRA Quentin Halys French internal selection
 AUS Omar Jasika Australian Wildcard Playoff
 AUS Sam Groth Australian internal selection[1]
 AUS Alex De Minaur Australian internal selection[2]
 AUS Andrew Whittington Australian internal selection[2]
 AUS Christopher O'Connell Australian internal selection

Women's Singles

Country Name Method of Qualification
 USA Kayla Day American Wildcard Challenge
 THA Luksika Kumkhum Asia-Pacific Wildcard Playoff
 FRA Myrtille Georges French internal selection
 AUS Jaimee Fourlis Australian Wildcard Playoff
 AUS Destanee Aiava Australian 18/u Champion
 AUS Lizette Cabrera Australian internal selection [3]
 AUS Ashleigh Barty Australian internal selection
 AUS Arina Rodionova Australian internal selection [4]

Men's Doubles

Country Name Method of Qualification
 TPE
 TPE
Hsieh Cheng-peng
Yang Tsung-hua
Asian Wildcard Playoff
 AUS
 AUS
Matthew Barton
Matthew Ebden
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Alex Bolt
Bradley Mousley
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Alex De Minaur
Max Purcell
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Marc Polmans
Andrew Whittington
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Matt Reid
John-Patrick Smith
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Luke Saville
Jordan Thompson
Australian internal selection

Women's Doubles

Country Name Method of Qualification
 TPE
 JPN
Chan Chin-wei
Junri Namigata
Asian Wildcard Playoff
 AUS
 AUS
Jessica Moore
Storm Sanders
Australian Wildcard Challenge
 AUS
 AUS
Destanee Aiava
Alicia Smith
Australian Wildcard Playoff
 AUS
 AUS
Ashleigh Barty
Casey Dellacqua
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Alison Bai
Lizette Cabrera
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Kimberly Birrell
Priscilla Hon
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Ellen Perez
Olivia Tjandramulia
Australian internal selection

Mixed Doubles

Country Name Method of Qualification
 AUS
 AUS
Destanee Aiava
Marc Polmans
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Casey Dellacqua
Matt Reid
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Daria Gavrilova
Luke Saville
Australian internal selection
  SUI
 IND
Martina Hingis
Leander Paes
Australian internal selection
 FRA
 FRA
Pauline Parmentier
Nicolas Mahut
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Sally Peers
John Peers
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Arina Rodionova
John-Patrick Smith
Australian internal selection
 AUS
 AUS
Samantha Stosur
Sam Groth
Australian internal selection

US Wildcard Challenge

The US awarded a wildcard to the man and woman that earned the most ranking points across a group of three Challenger/ITF hardcourt events in the United States in October and November 2016. For the men, it was the Charlottesville, Knoxville and Champaign Challengers and for the women, it was Macon, Scottsdale and Waco. Only the best two results from the three challengers were taken into account with the winners being teenagers Michael Mmoh and Kayla Day. These players were announced on 18 November 2016.[5][6]

Men's Standings

Place Player Charlottesville Knoxville Champaign Total Results Best Two Results
1 Michael Mmoh 7 80 15 102 95
2 Reilly Opelka 80 - 7 87 87
3 Jared Donaldson 15 29 29 73 58
4 Mackenzie McDonald 29 15 - 44 44
5 Stefan Kozlov - 29 7 36 36

Women's Standings

Place Player Macon Scottsdale Waco Total Results Best Two Results
1 Kayla Day 80 29 - 109 109
2 Grace Min 29 15 48 92 77
3 Danielle Collins 48 1 15 64 63
4 Kristie Ahn 1 48 1 50 49
5 Jennifer Brady 8 29 1 38 37
Samantha Crawford 8 1 29 38 37

Asia-Pacific Wildcard Playoff

The Asia-Pacific Australian Open Wildcard Play-off featured 16-players in the men's and women's singles draws and took place from 28 November to 4 December 2016 at Hengqin International Tennis Centre in Zhuhai, China.[7]

Men's singles

Seeds

Draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Uzbekistan D Istomin 6 6
WC China F Sun 2 0 1 Uzbekistan D Istomin 6 6
7 China X Gao 0r LL China H Wu 2 2
LL China Wu Hao 1 1 Uzbekistan D Istomin 6 1 11
4 China Zhe Li 624 5 India P Gunneswaran 2 6 9
Q 77 6 Q 4 1
5 4 6 6 5 India P Gunneswaran 6 6
WC China Gong Xiao 6 4 2 1 Uzbekistan D Istomin 7 6
Q China Li Zhaotai 660 2 South Korea D-h Lee 5 1
8 78 6 8 India VS Prashanth 6 3 4
WC Chinese Taipei T-h Yang 2 3 3 China D Wu 4 6 6
3 China D Wu 6 6 3 China D Wu 2 7 5
Q Philippines R Gonzales 6 6 2 South Korea D-h Lee 6 5 7
6 South Korea S-w Kwon 3 4 Q Philippines R Gonzales 6 3 4
Q China Qi Xi 2 6 1 2 South Korea D-h Lee 4 6 6
2 South Korea D-h Lee 6 4 6

Women's singles

Seeds

Draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh 6 6
Thailand P Plipuech 3 4 1 Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh
5/WC Japan J Namigata 6 6 5/WC Japan J Namigata w/o
Q Chinese Taipei C-w Hsu 4 2 5/WC Japan J Namigata 6 1 1
3 Thailand L Kumkhum 6 6 3 Thailand L Kumkhum 4 6 6
WC China Chen Siyu 0 0 3 Thailand L Kumkhum 6 6
7 Japan K Okamura 4 3 3 0
6 6 3 Thailand L Kumkhum 6 6
Q Singapore S Tan 1 2 2 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang 4 3
6 China J Lu 6 6 6 China J Lu 655
Q China X You 6 5 6 Q China X You 77 7
4 Uzbekistan S Sharipova 1 7 1 Q China X You 4 1
Q China J Kang 2 1 2 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang 6 6
8/WC India A Raina 6 6 8/WC India A Raina 1 1
WC China F Xun 5 3 2 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang 6 6
2 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang 7 6

Men's doubles

Seeds

Draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 China Zhe Li
Chinese Taipei C-h Yi
6 6

Philippines R Gonzales
6 6
Philippines R Gonzales
3 4
WC China Wu Hao
China Yu Bingyu
1 3 1 China Zhe Li
Chinese Taipei C-h Yi
1 62
3 Chinese Taipei C-p Hsieh
Chinese Taipei T-h Yang
6 77
3 Chinese Taipei C-p Hsieh
Chinese Taipei T-h Yang
6 6
China X Gong
China Zha Li
2 1
3 Chinese Taipei C-p Hsieh
Chinese Taipei T-h Yang
6 6
4 1 4
China X Gao
China F Sun
4 w/o
4 6 6
China P Gong
China X Qi
1 2
China P Gong
China X Qi
2 6 [10]
2 Chinese Taipei H-y Peng
China D Wu
6 4 [8]

Women's doubles

Seeds

Draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Thailand P Plipuech
1 6 [10]
WC China Chen Siyu
China Yang Yidi
2 0 WC Chinese Taipei S-y Hsieh
Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh
6 3 [4]
WC Chinese Taipei S-y Hsieh
Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh
6 6 1 Thailand P Plipuech
3 2
3 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang
Chinese Taipei C-w Hsu
6 6
3 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang
Chinese Taipei C-w Hsu
7 6
China J Kang
China Yih Li
w/o China J Kang
China Yih Li
5 2
WC China Chen Yu
Fiji Mulan Kamoe
3 Chinese Taipei K-c Chang
Chinese Taipei C-w Hsu
6 3 [8]
Chinese Taipei C-w Chan
Japan J Namigata
6 6 Chinese Taipei C-w Chan
Japan J Namigata
1 6 [10]
China H Guo
China X Jiang
3 0 Chinese Taipei C-w Chan
Japan J Namigata
3 6 [10]
4 India A Raina
Uzbekistan S Sharipova
6 2 [8]
Chinese Taipei C-w Chan
Japan J Namigata
78 6
Thailand L Kumkhum
China F Xun
7 6 2 China J Lu
China X You
662
WC China Yix Li
China X Sun
5 3 Thailand L Kumkhum
China F Xun
5 1
2 China J Lu
China X You
7 6

Australian Wildcard Playoff

The December Showdown is held annually for two weeks in December. The Showdown includes age championships for 12/u, 14/u, 16/u and 18/u age categories. It also hosts the 2017 Australian Wildcard Playoff which will be held from 12-18 December 2016 at Melbourne Park.[8] For the first time, a women's doubles playoff will be contested, with the winner receiving a main draw wildcard into the 2017 Australian Open women's doubles. For the second time in a row, the winner of the girls' 18/u championship will be given a main draw wildcard into the 2017 Australian Open.

Men's Singles

Seeds

  1. Australia Andrew Whittington (Quarterfinals)
  2. Australia Sam Groth (Quarterfinals)
  3. Australia Marinko Matosevic (First round)
  4. Australia Marc Polmans (Quarterfinals)
  5. Australia John-Patrick Smith (Final)
  6. Australia Christopher O'Connell (Semifinals)
  7. Australia Luke Saville (First round; retired)
  8. Australia Blake Mott (Semifinals)

Draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Australia A Whittington 6 6 4 3 6
Australia M Purcell 3 3 6 6 2 1 Australia A Whittington 5 4 69
Australia M Banes 6 4 4 1 5 Australia J-P Smith 7 6 711
5 Australia J-P Smith 3 6 6 6 5 Australia J-P Smith 77 7 646
4 Australia M Polmans 6 6 6 8 Australia B Mott 625 77 0
Australia Scott Jones 2 4 0 4 Australia M Polmans 2 2 3
Australia Harry Bourchier 6 651 1 8 Australia B Mott 6 6 6
8 Australia B Mott 3 77 6 6 5 Australia J-P Smith 77 2 0 4
7 Australia L Saville 4 79 1 1r Australia O Jasika 626 6 6
Australia Gavin van Peperzeel 6 676 2 Australia G van Peperzeel 4 0 2
Australia O Jasika 4 4 6 6 6 Australia O Jasika 6 6 6
3 Australia M Matosevic 6 6 4 3 4 Australia O Jasika 6 6 6
6 Australia C O'Connell 6 77 6 6 Australia C O'Connell 1 1 2
Australia A De Minaur 2 632 6 Australia C O'Connell 7 3 7 4 8
Australia D Kelly 3 77 77 4 8 2 Australia S Groth 5 6 5 6 6
2 Australia S Groth 6 65636 10

Women's singles

Seeds

  1. Australia Arina Rodionova (Quarterfinals)
  2. Australia Alison Bai (Semifinals)
  3. Australia Jaimee Fourlis (Winner)
  4. Australia Naiktha Bains (Quarterfinals)
  5. Australia Tammi Patterson (First round)
  6. Australia Olivia Tjandramulia (Semifinals)
  7. Australia Sara Tomic (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia Priscilla Hon (First round)

Draw

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 Australia Ar Rodionova 6 6
Australia B Woolcock 1 0 1 Australia Ar Rodionova 3 6 5
Australia E Perez 2 1 6 Australia O Tjandramulia 6 1 7
6 Australia O Tjandramulia 6 6 6 Australia O Tjandramulia 5 2
3 Australia J Fourlis 6 6 3 Australia J Fourlis 7 6
Australia V Rajicic 3 4 3 Australia J Fourlis 4 6 6
Australia K McPhee 6 6 Australia K McPhee 6 3 1
8 Australia P Hon 4 4 3 Australia J Fourlis 78 7
5 Australia T Patterson 1 79 6 Australia A Myers 665
Australia A Myers 6 678 Australia A Myers 6 6
Australia Michaela Haet 1 3 4 Australia N Bains 4 3
4 Australia N Bains 6 6 Australia A Myers 6 4 6
7 Australia S Tomic 4 2 Australia A Bai 3 6 4
Australia M Inglis 0r 7 Australia S Tomic 4 78 3
Australia Angelique Svinos 3 4 2 Australia A Bai 6 666
2 Australia A Bai 6 6

Women's doubles

Seeds

Draw

First Round Semifinals Final
               
1 Australia Naiktha Bains
Australia Abbie Myers
6 6
WC Australia Jaimee Fourlis
Australia Jeanette Lin
1 3
1 Australia Naiktha Bains
Australia Abbie Myers
6 0
3 Australia Tammi Patterson
Australia Sally Peers
2 0r
3 Australia Tammi Patterson
Australia Sally Peers
6 6
Australia Maddison Inglis
Australia Belinda Woolcock
3 4
1 Australia Naiktha Bains
Australia Abbie Myers
5 3
4 Australia Destanee Aiava
Australia Alicia Smith
7 6
WC Australia Kaylah McPhee
Australia Kaitlin Staines
641
4 Australia Destanee Aiava
Australia Alicia Smith
77 6
4 Australia Destanee Aiava
Australia Alicia Smith
6 3 [10]
2 Australia Ellen Perez
Australia Olivia Tjandramulia
4 6 [7]
Australia Masa Jovanovic
Australia Angelique Svinos
3 0
2 Australia Ellen Perez
Australia Olivia Tjandramulia
6 6

Boys' singles

Seeds

  1. Australia Alexei Popyrin (Round robin)
  2. Australia Stefan Skadarka (Round robin)
  3. Australia Mislav Bosnjak (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Kody Pearson (Final)
  5. Australia Adam Walton (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Matthew Dellavedova (Quarterfinals)
  7. Australia Alexander Crnokrak (Round robin)
  8. Australia Benard Nkomba (Quarterfinals)

Draw

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
Australia Lucas Vuradin 6 1 6
WC Australia Chase Ferguson 2 6 2
Australia Lucas Vuradin 1 4
4 Australia Kody Pearson 6 6
4 Australia Kody Pearson 6 6
3 Australia Mislav Bosnjak 4 4
4 Australia Kody Pearson 2 6 4
WC Australia Scott Jones 6 4 6
5 Australia Adam Walton 77 6
6 Australia Matthew Dellavedova 612
5 Australia Adam Walton 4 2
WC Australia Scott Jones 6 6
8 Australia Benard Nkomba 6 3 3
WC Australia Scott Jones 1 6 6

Girls' singles

Seeds

  1. Australia Destanee Aiava (Winner)
  2. Australia Jaimee Fourlis (Final)
  3. Australia Sara Tomic (Quarterfinals)
  4. Australia Priscilla Hon (Quarterfinals)
  5. Australia Maddison Inglis (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Kaylah McPhee (Semifinals)
  7. Australia Michaela Haet (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia Gabriella Da Silva-Fick (Round robin)

Draw

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Australia Destanee Aiava 7 6
Australia Alexandra Bozovic 5 1
1 Australia Destanee Aiava 6 6
6 Australia Kaylah McPhee 0 3
6 Australia Kaylah McPhee 6 7
4 Australia Priscilla Hon 4 5
1 Australia Destanee Aiava 7 6
2 Australia Jaimee Fourlis 5 3
3 Australia Sara Tomic 641
5 Australia Maddison Inglis 77 6
5 Australia Maddison Inglis 1 3
2 Australia Jaimee Fourlis 6 6
7 Australia Michaela Haet 2 2
2 Australia Jaimee Fourlis 6 6

References

  1. ^ "Groth granted Open wildcard". 21 December 2016.
  2. ^ a b "De Minaur, Whittington Get Wild Cards for Australian Open". Associated Press. 2 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Lizette Cabrera has been handed a wildcard into the Australian Open". Courier Mail. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Rodionova secures final women's wildcard for Australian Open 2017". Aus Open. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Mmoh wins challenge, secures Australian Open wild card". Tennis USA. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "MMOH, DAY AWARDED AUSTRALIAN OPEN WILDCARDS". Tennis Australia. 22 November 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "ZHUHAI TO HOST ASIA PACIFIC WILDCARD PLAY-OFF". Tennis Australia. 2 November 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "AUSTRALIAN OPEN WILDCARD PLAY-OFF". Tennis Australia. Retrieved 2016.

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