This year marked the first time in 8 years Yanina had to play qualifiers to compete in a Grand Slam. She holds the Belgian record of most played consecutive slams (39).
Wickmayer reached the quarterfinals in Mumbai, where she played 3 sets against Sabina Sharapova (WTA 186), but lost this round with 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Yanina did not survive her first round at the WTA 125.000 $ in Taipei. She lost 2-6, 3-6 to the Russian qualifier Vitalia Diatchenko (WTA 176).