January 08 - January 14, 2017
The top four seeds in the 2017 draw are Kiki Bertens, Anastasija Sevastova, Monica Niculescu and Alison Riske.
Alize Cornet defeated Eugenie Bouchard in the 2016 final.
Her decision to forgo the Australian Open turned out to be the right one.
Jan 14, 2017
Brisbane titlist Karolina Pliskova withdrew from this week's event due to injury.
Jan 08, 2017