WTA SEOUL - DRAW: Ostapenko and Bertens are favourite to win the title- View: 3213 by Gatto Luigi
Jelena Ostapenko is the No.1 favourite to win the title. The Latvian player, who has choosen to play Seoul and not the higher category tournament, Tokyo, will try to win her second career-title after triumphing earlier this year at Roland Garros.
She will face Johanna Larsson in the first round before an eventual second match against Nao Hibino or Kai-Chen Chang. In the quarters Ostapenko coud meet Tatjana Maria, who reached Quebec semifinals, while in the semifinals Sorana Cirstea or defending champion Lara Arruabarrena.
In the bottom half there will be an all Dutch derby in the first round between the No. 2 seed Kiki Bertens and Rigel Hogenkamp. In the second round Bertens would meet Andrea Petkovic or Denisa Allertova, then Christina McHale in the quarters, Krystina Pliskova or Irina Camelia Begu in the semis.
Here below full main draw: