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2002 Italian Open – Women's Doubles

Cara Black and Elena Likhovtseva were the defending champions, but lost in semifinals to Conchita Martínez and Patricia Tarabini.

Women's Doubles
2002 Italian Open
ChampionsSpain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
Runners-upSpain Conchita Martínez
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Final score6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw28 (2WC/1Q/1LL)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suárez won the title by defeating Conchita Martínez and Patricia Tarabini 6–3, 6–4 in the final. It was the 13th title for Ruano Pascual and the 21st title for Suárez in their respective doubles careers. It was also the 3rd title for the pair during the season, after their wins in Bogotá and Acapulco.

SeedsEdit

The first four seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1.   Cara Black /   Elena Likhovtseva (Semifinals)
  2.   Virginia Ruano Pascual /   Paola Suárez (Champions)
  3.   Els Callens /   Anna Kournikova (Second round, withdrew due to a thigh strain on Kournikova)
  4.   Sandrine Testud /   Roberta Vinci (Semifinals)
  5.   Nicole Arendt /   Liezel Huber (First round)
  6.   Tina Križan /   Katarina Srebotnik (First round)
  7.   Conchita Martínez /   Patricia Tarabini (Final)
  8.   Silvia Farina Elia /   Barbara Schett (Quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Cara Black
  Elena Likhovtseva
3 6 3
7   Conchita Martínez
  Patricia Tarabini
6 3 6
7   Conchita Martínez
  Patricia Tarabini
3 4
2   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6 6
4   Sandrine Testud
  Roberta Vinci
1 6 4
2   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6 2 6

Top HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   C Black
  E Likhovtseva
6 6
  H Nagyová
  S Reeves
4 5 WC   Ad Serra Zanetti
  An Serra Zanetti
3 2
WC   Ad Serra Zanetti
  An Serra Zanetti
6 7 1   C Black
  E Likhovtseva
7 6
  T Tanasugarn
  E Tatarkova
7 3 6 8   S Farina Elia
  B Schett
5 4
  K Grant
  A Spears
5 6 3   T Tanasugarn
  E Tatarkova
7 3 3
  ME Salerni
  I Selyutina
4 1 8   S Farina Elia
  B Schett
5 6 6
8   S Farina Elia
  B Schett
6 6 1   C Black
  E Likhovtseva
3 6 3
7   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 3 6
3   E Callens
  A Kournikova
LL   T Panova
  T Poutchek
5 1   R Fujiwara
  A Sugiyama
w/o
  R Fujiwara
  A Sugiyama
7 6   R Fujiwara
  A Sugiyama
6 3 2
  E Dementieva
  J Husárová
6 6 7   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
2 6 6
  M Matevžič
  K Schlukebir
2 1   E Dementieva
  J Husárová
4 4
  S de Beer
  N de Villiers
2 4 7   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6
7   C Martínez
  P Tarabini
6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
6   T Križan
  K Srebotnik
4 7 4
  M Oremans
  M Serna
6 5 6   M Oremans
  M Serna
661
  Å Svensson
  I Tulyaganova
6 5 3 Q   R de los Ríos
  L Osterloh
78 6
Q   R de los Ríos
  L Osterloh
2 7 6 Q   R de los Ríos
  L Osterloh
3 1
  T Garbin
  L Montalvo
6 4 2 4   S Testud
  R Vinci
6 6
  R Grande
  P Schnyder
3 6 6   R Grande
  P Schnyder
642
4   S Testud
  R Vinci
77 6
4   S Testud
  R Vinci
1 6 4
5   N Arendt
  L Huber
2 4 2   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 2 6
  N Dechy
  M Tu
6 6   N Dechy
  M Tu
1 65
  M Marrero
  MJ Martínez
6 1 4 WC   M Navratilova
  N Zvereva
6 77
WC   M Navratilova
  N Zvereva
1 6 6 WC   M Navratilova
  N Zvereva
3 4
  J Henin
  M Shaughnessy
4 6 6 2   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
6 6
  A Fusai
  C Vis
6 4 4   J Henin
  M Shaughnessy
2   V Ruano Pascual
  P Suárez
w/o

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Tatiana Panova /   Tatiana Poutchek (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Losers)
  2.   Alina Jidkova /   Andreea Vanc (First Round)

QualifiersEdit

  1.   Rossana de los Ríos /   Lilia Osterloh

Lucky LosersEdit

  1.   Tatiana Panova /   Tatiana Poutchek

Qualifying DrawEdit

  First Round Qualifying Competition
                     
1   Tatiana Panova
  Tatiana Poutchek
97  
WC   Maria Elena Camerin
  Clarisa Fernández
83  
    1   Tatiana Panova
  Tatiana Poutchek
66 3
      Rossana de los Ríos
  Lilia Osterloh
78 6
    Rossana de los Ríos
  Lilia Osterloh
915
2   Alina Jidkova
  Andreea Vanc
813  

ReferencesEdit