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2002 Italian Open – Women's Singles

Jelena Dokic was the defending champion, but lost in third round to Anastasia Myskina.

Women's Singles
2002 Italian Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upBelgium Justine Henin
Final score7–6(8–6), 6–4
Details
Draw56 (4WC/12Q/2LL)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Serena Williams won the title, by defeating Justine Henin 7–6(8–6), 6–4 in the final. It was the 3rd title for Williams in the season (and the 14th in her career), and her first clay-court title.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Venus Williams (Withdrew due to a wrist injury)
  2.   Jennifer Capriati (Semifinals)
  3.   Kim Clijsters (Semifinals)
  4.   Serena Williams (Champion)
  5.   Justine Henin (Final)
  6.   Jelena Dokic (Third round)
  7.   Amélie Mauresmo (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Sandrine Testud (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Silvia Farina Elia (Third round)
  10.   Meghann Shaughnessy (First round)
  11.   Daniela Hantuchová (First round)
  12.   Elena Dementieva (First round)
  13.   Patty Schnyder (Second round)
  14.   Iroda Tulyaganova (Second round)
  15.   Tamarine Tanasugarn (First round)
  16.   Tatiana Panova (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
Q   Virginia Ruano Pascual 3 4
5   Justine Henin 6 6
5   Justine Henin 7 6
3   Kim Clijsters 5 2
3   Kim Clijsters 6 6
8   Sandrine Testud 1 3
5   Justine Henin 664
4   Serena Williams 78 6
  Anastasia Myskina 3 4
4   Serena Williams 6 6
4   Serena Williams 6 3 7
2   Jennifer Capriati 2 6 5
7   Amélie Mauresmo 2 6 4
2   Jennifer Capriati 6 3 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL   L Osterloh 1 6 1
Q   M Marrero 3 3 WC   A Kournikova 6 4 6
WC   A Kournikova 6 6 WC   A Kournikova 3 2
  Á Montolio 643 Q   V Ruano Pascual 6 6
Q   V Ruano Pascual 77 6 Q   V Ruano Pascual 6 3 77
WC   T Garbin 3 2 14   I Tulyaganova 2 6 62
14   I Tulyaganova 6 6 Q   V Ruano Pascual 3 4
10   M Shaughnessy 3 3 5   J Henin 6 6
Q   Å Svensson 6 6 Q   Å Svensson 1 0
  P Suárez 3 1   A Kremer 6 6
  A Kremer 6 6   A Kremer 2 4
  F Schiavone 4 6 6 5   J Henin 6 6
  F Zuluaga 6 1 4   F Schiavone 652
5   J Henin 77 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   K Clijsters 6 6
  E Likhovtseva 7 4 6   E Likhovtseva 3 2
Q   C Black 5 6 4 3   K Clijsters 6 666
WC   An Serra Zanetti 6 4 0 16   T Panova 3 78 1
  H Nagyová 1 6 6   H Nagyová 0 2r
Q   J Hopkins 6 4 0 16   T Panova 6 5
16   T Panova 4 6 6 3   K Clijsters 6 6
9   S Farina Elia 6 6 8   S Testud 1 3
Q   E Callens 0 4 9   S Farina Elia 6 6
Q   M Tu 3 5   B Schett 2 4
  B Schett 6 7 9   S Farina Elia 6 2 3
Q   J Vakulenko 7 6 8   S Testud 3 6 6
  E Gagliardi 5 0 Q   J Vakulenko 1 1
8   S Testud 6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   J Dokic 6 3 6
  A Smashnova 6 6   A Smashnova 3 6 1
  Ad Serra Zanetti 1 2 6   J Dokic 7 4 3
  M Serna 6 6   A Myskina 5 6 6
WC   ME Camerin 3 4   M Serna 2 77 2
  A Myskina 6 6   A Myskina 6 646
11   D Hantuchová 4 4   A Myskina 3 4
15   T Tanasugarn 0 2 4   S Williams 6 6
Q   D Chládková 6 6 Q   D Chládková 6 4 7
  G León García 6 1 64   C Martínez 4 6 5
  C Martínez 0 6 77 Q   D Chládková 1 2
Q   K Koukalová 6 4 1 4   S Williams 6 6
  R Grande 2 6 6   R Grande 0 3
4   S Williams 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   A Mauresmo 6 7
  C Torrens Valero 3 4   N Dechy 1 5
  N Dechy 6 6 7   A Mauresmo 6 6
  M Suchá 0 64   A Sugiyama 0 2
  M Maleeva 6 77   M Maleeva 635
  A Sugiyama 6 7   A Sugiyama 77 7
12   E Dementieva 4 5 7   A Mauresmo 2 6 4
13   P Schnyder 6 6 2   J Capriati 6 3 6
  J Husárová 2 3 13   P Schnyder 3 6 2
  M Pierce 6 5 6   M Pierce 6 1 6
Q   M-G Mikaelian 3 7 4   M Pierce 0 0
Q   C Fernández 6 1 672   J Capriati 6 6
LL   M Matevžič 4 6 79 LL   M Matevžič 2 1
2   J Capriati 6 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Katarina Srebotnik (First round)
  2.   Cara Black (Qualified)
  3.   Meilen Tu (Qualified)
  4.   Rossana de los Ríos (First round)
  5.   Åsa Svensson (Qualified)
  6.   Maja Matevžič (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  7.   Lilia Osterloh (Qualifying Competition, Lucky Loser)
  8.   Marie-Gaïané Mikaelian (Qualified)
  9.   Tatiana Poutchek (Qualifying Competition)
  10.   Chanda Rubin (First round)
  11.   Marta Marrero (Qualified)
  12.   Jennifer Hopkins (Qualified)
  13.   Alina Jidkova (Qualifying Competition)
  14.   Virginia Ruano Pascual (Qualified)
  15.   Samantha Reeves (Qualifying Competition)
  16.   Eva Dyrberg (Qualifying Competition)
  17.   Denisa Chládková (Qualified)
  18.   Miriam Oremans (First round)
  19.   Jill Craybas (Qualifying Competition)
  20.   Eva Bes (First round)
  21.   Jana Kandarr (First round)
  22.   Irina Selyutina (First round)
  23.   Mariana Díaz Oliva (Qualifying Competition)
  24.   Clarisa Fernández (Qualified)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LosersEdit

Qualifying DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
1   Katarina Srebotnik 5 7 1
  Els Callens 7 5 6   Els Callens 5 6 6
  Liezel Huber 5 5 23   Mariana Díaz Oliva 7 3 3
23   Mariana Díaz Oliva 7 7

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
2   Cara Black 6 6
WC   Silvia Disderi 1 1 2   Cara Black 6 6
  Brie Rippner 6 6   Brie Rippner 4 2
18   Miriam Oremans 0 2

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
3   Meilen Tu 7 6
  Gloria Pizzichini 5 1 3   Meilen Tu 6 6
WC   Laura Dell'Angelo 1 1 19   Jill Craybas 2 0
19   Jill Craybas 6 6

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
4   Rossana de los Ríos 4 3
  Julia Vakulenko 6 6   Julia Vakulenko 6 0 6
  Rika Fujiwara 0 5 16   Eva Dyrberg 4 6 0
16   Eva Dyrberg 6 7

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
5   Åsa Svensson 6 6
  María José Martínez Sánchez 2 3 5   Åsa Svensson 2 6 7
  Libuše Průšová 6 6   Libuše Průšová 6 3 5
22   Irina Selyutina 4 3

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
6   Maja Matevžič 3 6 6
  María Emilia Salerni 6 4 4 6   Maja Matevžič 1 3
  Klára Koukalová 2 6 6   Klára Koukalová 6 6
20   Eva Bes 6 4 4

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
7   Lilia Osterloh 6 4 6
WC   Maret Ani 3 6 4 7   Lilia Osterloh 1 2
  Maureen Drake 4 6 0 14   Virginia Ruano Pascual 6 6
14   Virginia Ruano Pascual 6 3 6

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
8   Marie-Gaïané Mikaelian 6 6
WC   Elisa Balsamo 2 0 8   Marie-Gaïané Mikaelian 636 6
  Jana Nejedly 2 4 15   Samantha Reeves 77 3 2
15   Samantha Reeves 6 6

Ninth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
9   Tatiana Poutchek 6 6
  Roberta Vinci 3 4 9   Tatiana Poutchek 7 2 0
  Catalina Castaño 633 17   Denisa Chládková 5 6 6
17   Denisa Chládková 77 6

Tenth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
10   Chanda Rubin 3 4
  Nathalie Viérin 6 6   Nathalie Viérin 634
  Alexandra Fusai 4 4 24   Clarisa Fernández 77 6
24   Clarisa Fernández 6 6

Eleventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
11   Marta Marrero 6 6
  Valentina Sassi 1 1 11   Marta Marrero 6 6
  Elena Tatarkova 6 637   Elena Tatarkova 1 4
21   Jana Kandarr 2 77 5

Twelfth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
12   Jennifer Hopkins 6 6
WC   Elena Vianello 1 2 12   Jennifer Hopkins 77 1 6
WC   Raluca Sandu 6 4 1 13   Alina Jidkova 656 4
13   Alina Jidkova 4 6 6

ReferencesEdit