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Serena Williams defeated the two-time defending champion, Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-3, in a rematch of the previous year's final This was Serena's third consecutive Grand Slam title, and second consecutive without losing a set. This was also her first Grand Slam tournament competed as World No. 1.

Women's Singles
2002 US Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upUnited States Venus Williams
Final score6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 2001 · US Open · 2003 →

Four-time Grand Slam champion and former World No. 1 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario made her final Grand Slam appearance before losing to French qualifier Marion Bartoli in the first round. Future World No. 1 and three-time Grand Slam finalist Dinara Safina made her first Grand Slam appearance. She lost in the second round to Serena Williams.

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SeedsEdit

  1.   Serena Williams (Champion)
  2.   Venus Williams (Final)
  3.   Jennifer Capriati (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  5.   Jelena Dokić (Second round)
  6.   Monica Seles (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Kim Clijsters (Fourth round)
  8.   Justine Henin (Fourth round)
  9.   Martina Hingis (Fourth round)
  10.   Amélie Mauresmo (Semifinals)
  11.   Daniela Hantuchová (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Elena Dementieva (Second round)
  13.   Silvia Farina Elia (Fourth round)
  14.   Chanda Rubin (Fourth round)
  15.   Anastasia Myskina (Third round)
  16.   Magdalena Maleeva (Third round)
  17.   Anna Smashnova (Second round)
  18.   Ai Sugiyama (Second round)
  19.   Anne Kremer (First round)
  20.   Dája Bedáňová (Fourth round)
  21.   Lisa Raymond (Third round)
  22.   Tatiana Panova (Third round)
  23.   Patty Schnyder (Third round)
  24.   Iva Majoli (Third round)
  25.   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (First round)
  26.   Nathalie Dechy (Third round)
  27.   Tamarine Tanasugarn (Second round)
  28.   Eleni Daniilidou (First round)
  29.   Barbara Schett (Second round)
  30.   Meghann Shaughnessy (Third round)
  31.   Alexandra Stevenson (First round)
  32.   Paola Suárez (Second round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Serena Williams 6 6  
11   Daniela Hantuchová 2 2  
1   Serena Williams 6 7  
4   Lindsay Davenport 3 5  
4   Lindsay Davenport 3 6 6
    Elena Bovina 6 0 2
1   Serena Williams 6 6  
2   Venus Williams 4 3  
10   Amélie Mauresmo 3 77 6
3   Jennifer Capriati 6 653
10   Amélie Mauresmo 3 7 4
2   Venus Williams 6 5 6
6   Monica Seles 2 3  
2   Venus Williams 6 6  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Williams 6 6  
WC   C Morariu 2 3   1   S Williams 6 6  
    R Grande 651       D Safina 0 1  
    D Safina 77 6   1   S Williams 6 6  
    I Tulyaganova 6 6   26   N Dechy 1 1  
    Ad Serra Zanetti 0 0       I Tulyaganova 1 6 61
    M Matevžič 3 64  26   N Dechy 6 3 77
26   N Dechy 6 77   1   S Williams 6 6  
20   D Bedáňová 6 6   20   D Bedáňová 1 1  
    A Jidkova 1 3   20   D Bedáňová 77 2 6
WC   A Baker 6 2 63    E Likhovtseva 626 3
    E Likhovtseva 4 6 77 20   D Bedáňová 6 3 6
Q   D Chládková 6 6   15   A Myskina 3 6 2
    M Tu 0 4   Q   D Chládková 6 5 1
    M Marrero 6 4 0 15   A Myskina 3 7 6
15   A Myskina 4 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   D Hantuchová 6 6  
    N Pratt 2 1   11   D Hantuchová 6 6  
    M Díaz Oliva 5 1       V Razzano 3 2  
    V Razzano 7 6   11   D Hantuchová 6 6  
    K Srebotnik 6 6   24   I Majoli 3 1  
    L Granville 3 4       K Srebotnik 4 4  
WC   A Harkleroad 3 2   24   I Majoli 6 6  
24   I Majoli 6 6   11   D Hantuchová 6 3 77
27   T Tanasugarn 6 646 8   J Henin 1 6 64
    B Rittner 4 77 2 27   T Tanasugarn 4 2  
WC   B Bielik 6 6   WC   B Bielik 6 6  
Q   R Voráčová 4 4   WC   B Bielik 5 1  
    C Black 6 686 8   J Henin 7 6  
Q   ME Salerni 3 710 4     C Black 3 2  
    S Reeves 1 2   8   J Henin 6 6  
8   J Henin 6 6  

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   L Davenport 6 6  
    E Dyrberg 2 1   4   L Davenport 6 6  
    P Mandula 4 6 6     P Mandula 4 2  
    M Oremans 6 4 2 4   L Davenport 6 6  
    R Neffa-de los Ríos 6 6   Q   M Bartoli 3 1  
    L Cervanová 1 4       R Neffa-de los Ríos 6 2 2
Q   M Bartoli 6 6   Q   M Bartoli 3 6 6
25   A Sánchez Vicario 3 1   4   L Davenport 6 6  
19   A Kremer 632   13   S Farina Elia 3 1  
Q   S Kuznetsova 77 6   Q   S Kuznetsova 2 6 6
    J Husárová 6 7       J Husárová 6 3 2
Q   M Geznenge 0 5   Q   S Kuznetsova 2 3  
    T Garbin 0 6 1 13   S Farina Elia 6 6  
    E Callens 6 2 6     E Callens 2 2  
Q   B Rippner 1 4   13   S Farina Elia 6 6  
13   S Farina Elia 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   E Dementieva 6 6  
    S Obata 2 3   12   E Dementieva 673  
    F Schiavone 3 6 6     F Schiavone 79 6  
Q   A Cargill 6 1 1     F Schiavone 3 6 6
WC   S Taylor 3 6 2 22   T Panova 6 4 3
Q   F Zuluaga 6 4 6 Q   F Zuluaga 7 5 4
    L Osterloh 1 1   22   T Panova 5 7 6
22   T Panova 6 6       F Schiavone 644  
31   A Stevenson 4 7 3     E Bovina 77 6  
    S Foretz 6 5 6     S Foretz 7 6  
    A Kournikova 3 0       A Widjaja 5 1  
    A Widjaja 6 6       S Foretz 2 7 5
    C Fernández 6566      E Bovina 6 5 7
    E Bovina 77 78       E Bovina 6 6  
    G Arn 2 2   5   J Dokić 3 2  
5   J Dokić 6 6  

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   K Clijsters 6 6  
    C Martínez Granados 1 0   7   K Clijsters 6 77  
    G León García 4 3   WC   M Washington 1 61 
WC   M Washington 6 6   7   K Clijsters 1 7 6
    E Gagliardi 3 3       V Zvonareva 6 5 4
    V Zvonareva 6 6       V Zvonareva 6 6  
    H Nagyová 7 4 7     H Nagyová 1 0  
28   E Daniilidou 5 6 5 7   K Clijsters 6 3 5
23   P Schnyder 78 5 6 10   A Mauresmo 4 6 7
PR   N Petrova 667 2 23   P Schnyder 6 6  
    A Gerši 1 7 0     M Suchá 3 3  
    M Suchá 6 5 6 23   P Schnyder 1 4  
    C Torrens Valero 77 6   10   A Mauresmo 6 6  
    A Rösch 613       C Torrens Valero 632  
Q   I Benešová 3 2   10   A Mauresmo 77 6  
10   A Mauresmo 6 6  

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16   M Maleeva 6 3 7
    K Hrdličková 3 6 5 16   M Maleeva 4 6 7
    S Asagoe 4 69      É Loit 6 3 5
    É Loit 6 711   16   M Maleeva 6 2 2
    A Frazier 6 6       A Frazier 3 6 6
    V Ruano Pascual 3 3       A Frazier 6 6  
Q   M-r Jeon 3 3   18   A Sugiyama 4 2  
18   A Sugiyama 6 6       A Frazier 1 3  
30   M Shaughnessy 6 6   3   J Capriati 6 6  
    W Prakusya 3 4   30   M Shaughnessy 6 6  
    M Weingärtner 1 2       C Martínez 3 2  
    C Martínez 6 6   30   M Shaughnessy 2 2  
    T Pisnik 6 6   3   J Capriati 6 6  
PR   S Cacic 2 2       T Pisnik 4 2  
Q   B Mattek 0 0   3   J Capriati 6 6  
3   J Capriati 6 6  

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   M Seles 6 6  
    Z Gubacsi 3 3   6   M Seles 1 77 6
    S Talaja 4 6 2     B Schwartz 6 652
    B Schwartz 6 4 6 6   M Seles 6 5 6
Q   Y-j Cho 6 6   Q   Y-j Cho 1 7 3
    M Serna 3 4   Q   Y-j Cho 6 6  
    M Pierce 633   32   P Suárez 4 4  
32   P Suárez 77 6   6   M Seles 6 6  
17   A Smashnova 77 6   9/WC   M Hingis 4 2  
    M-G Mikaelian 614   17   A Smashnova 2 4  
    T Poutchek 6367      A Coetzer 6 6  
    A Coetzer 77 79       A Coetzer 3 4  
    Á Montolio 6 2 4 9/WC   M Hingis 6 6  
Q   An Serra Zanetti 1 6 6 Q   An Serra Zanetti 4 1  
    M Irvin 3 7 4 9/WC   M Hingis 6 6  
9/WC   M Hingis 6 5 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   C Rubin 6 6  
    J Craybas 1 3   14   C Rubin 6 6  
    A Barna 6 6       A Barna 4 1  
WC   A Podkolzina 1 2   14   C Rubin 77 6  
    M Casanova 6 6   21   L Raymond 624  
    J Kostanić 4 3       M Casanova 4 2  
    J Hopkins 4 3   21   L Raymond 6 6  
21   L Raymond 6 6   14   C Rubin 2 6 5
29   B Schett 6 6   2   V Williams 6 4 7
    A Svensson 3 2   29   B Schett 7 2 5
Q   M Ani 2 2       M Müller 5 6 7
    M Müller 6 6       M Müller 1 2  
    A Molik 6 6   2   V Williams 6 6  
    P Wartusch 4 0       A Molik 1 2  
Q   M Lučić 0 0   2   V Williams 6 6  
2   V Williams 6 6  

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