- Halep voted WTA's Player of the Month
- Radwanska hits the WTA Shot of the Month presented by Cambridge Global Payments at the ASB Classic (Auckland)
- Hsieh earns Breakthrough of the Month
Simona Halep started her 2018 season by lifting both the singles and doubles trophies at the Shenzhen Open. The Romanian continued her strong form by reaching her third Grand Slam final at the Australian Open, saving multiple match points en route, and was voted WTA's Player of the Month for January.
Hsieh Su-Wei from Chinese Taipei enjoyed a successful two weeks at the Australian Open, reaching her second Grand Slam round of 16 with wins over Garbiñe Muguruza and Agnieszka Radwanska. She also advanced to the semifinals in doubles at Melbourne Park (w/Peng), earning the WTA Breakthrough of the Month.