2000 Swisscom Challenge

The 2000 Swisscom Challenge was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 17th edition of the event and was part of the Tier I Series of the 2000 WTA Tour. It took place at the Schluefweg in Zürich, Switzerland, from 8 through 15 October 2000. Martina Hingis won the singles title.

2000 Swisscom Challenge
Date8–15 October
Edition17th
CategoryWTA Tier I
Draw28S / 16D
Prize moneyUSD $1,080,000
SurfaceCarpet, indoor
LocationZürich, Switzerland
VenueSchluefweg
Champions
Singles
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova
← 1999 · Zurich Open · 2001 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 260 182 117 65 36 1 6 3 1 0
Doubles 1 ?

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles $166,000 $83,000 $41,500 $20,500 $13,300 $7,800 $3,500 $2,200 $1,000
Doubles * $51,000 $27,150 $17,000 $8,700 $4,400

* per team

Singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  SUI Martina Hingis 1 1
  USA Lindsay Davenport 2 2
  FRA Nathalie Tauziat 7 3
  RUS Anna Kournikova 12 4
  RSA Amanda Coetzer 13 5
  USA Jennifer Capriati 14 6
  USA Chanda Rubin 16 7
  RUS Elena Dementieva 17 8

1 Rankings as of 2 October 2000.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  JPN Ai Sugiyama   FRA Nathalie Tauziat 11 1
  SUI Martina Hingis   RUS Anna Kournikova 12 2
  ZIM Cara Black   RUS Elena Likhovtseva 31 3
  USA Chanda Rubin   AUT Barbara Schett 37 4

1 Rankings as of 2 October 2000.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pair received a wildcard into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry from the qualifying draw:

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

It was the 7th title in the season for Hingis and the 33rd title in her singles career.

DoublesEdit

It was the 31st title for Hingis and the 10th title for Kournikova in their respective careers.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bulman, Erica (14 October 2000). "Hingis beats Davenport to win in Zurich". The Independent. Archived from the original on 2022-05-01. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ "En Directo / Live Po/Sidot - Hingis/Kournikova Tennis WTA Zurich" (in Spanish). Eurosport. 14 October 2000. Retrieved 23 August 2017.

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