By Britwatch Team
- Top Seeds: Simona Halep, Garbiñe Muguruza, Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber
- Defending champion: Sharapova
- 3-10 January 2015
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – Winner 2016: Victoria Azarenka
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- Defending champion Maria Sharapova and top seed Simona Halep withdrew before their first matches.
- Angelique Kerber was the only seed left standing
- Azarenka won the tournament in 2009 on its debut in the WTA Calendar and it was her first tournament in two and a half years, last winning in Cincinnati, 2013.
- Kerber has yet to get a win over Azarenka, falling to a 0-6 deficit against the Belarusian
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