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2003 French Open – Women's Singles

Justine Henin-Hardenne defeated her compatriot Kim Clijsters in the final, 6–0, 6–4, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2003 French Open. Serena Williams was the defending champion, but she was defeated by Henin-Hardenne in the semifinals, ending her winning streak of thirty-three major matches.

Women's Singles
2003 French Open
ChampionBelgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Runner-upBelgium Kim Clijsters
Final score6–0, 6–4
Details
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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Notably this was the final Grand Slam appearance of former world No. 1 and 9-time Grand Slam champion Monica Seles, as she was upset by Nadia Petrova in the first round. This was Seles' only first round loss in her Grand Slam career.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Serena Williams (Semifinals)
  2.   Kim Clijsters (Final)
  3.   Venus Williams (Fourth Round)
  4.   Justine Henin-Hardenne (Champion)
  5.   Amélie Mauresmo (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Lindsay Davenport (Fourth Round)
  7.   Jennifer Capriati (Fourth Round)
  8.   Chanda Rubin (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Daniela Hantuchová (Second Round)
  10.   Jelena Dokić (Second Round)
  11.   Anastasia Myskina (Second Round)
  12.   Monica Seles (First Round)
  13.   Elena Dementieva (First Round)
  14.   Eleni Daniilidou (Third Round)
  15.   Magdalena Maleeva (Fourth Round)
  16.   Ai Sugiyama (Fourth Round)
  17.   Amanda Coetzer (First Round)
  18.   Meghann Shaughnessy (Third Round)
  19.   Patty Schnyder (Fourth Round)
  20.   Elena Bovina (Second Round)
  21.   Lisa Raymond (Second Round)
  22.   Vera Zvonareva (Quarterfinals)
  23.   Anna Pistolesi (Second Round)
  24.   Conchita Martínez (Quarterfinals)
  25.   Nathalie Dechy (Third Round)
  26.   Silvia Farina Elia (Third Round)
  27.   Alexandra Stevenson (First Round)
  28.   Clarisa Fernández (Second Round)
  29.   Elena Likhovtseva (First Round)
  30.   Paola Suárez (Third Round)
  31.   Laura Granville (Third Round)
  32.   Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Serena Williams 6 6
5   Amélie Mauresmo 1 2
1   Serena Williams 2 6 5
4   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 4 7
4   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6
8   Chanda Rubin 3 2
4   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6
2   Kim Clijsters 0 4
    Nadia Petrova 6 4 6
22   Vera Zvonareva 1 6 3
    Nadia Petrova 5 1
2   Kim Clijsters 7 6
24   Conchita Martínez 2 1
2   Kim Clijsters 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Williams 6 6
  B Rittner 2 1 1   S Williams 6 6
  A Widjaja 3 6 5   M-G Mikaelian 3 2
  M-G Mikaelian 6 4 7 1   S Williams 6 6
  A Morigami 6 4 0   B Schett 0 0
  B Schett 4 6 6   B Schett 6 5 6
  M Pierce 2 3 28   C Fernández 4 7 1
28   C Fernández 6 6 1   S Williams 7 6
18   M Shaughnessy 3 7 11 16   A Sugiyama 5 3
  S Kuznetsova 6 5 9 18   M Shaughnessy 6 77
  E Callens 643   Ľ Cervanová 3 65
  Ľ Cervanová 77 6 18   M Shaughnessy 1 4
  S Taylor 3 4 16   A Sugiyama 6 6
Q   S Kleinová 6 6 Q   S Kleinová 5 0
  V Ruano Pascual 6 4 4 16   A Sugiyama 7 6
16   A Sugiyama 4 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   D Hantuchová 2 6 6
  A Jidkova 6 0 1 9   D Hantuchová 626 7
  A Harkleroad 6 6   A Harkleroad 77 4 9
  S Obata 4 2   A Harkleroad 6 1 2
Q   M Sharapova 3 3   M Serna 3 6 6
  M Serna 6 6   M Serna 6 3 6
WC   C Pin 1 1 23   A Pistolesi 4 6 3
23   A Pistolesi 6 6   M Serna 1 2
29   E Likhovtseva 3 2 5   A Mauresmo 6 6
  É Loit 6 6   É Loit 666 7
  T Tanasugarn 0 2   F Zuluaga 78 1 9
  F Zuluaga 6 6   F Zuluaga 3 4
  L Krasnoroutskaya 6 6 5   A Mauresmo 6 6
  J Craybas 1 3   L Krasnoroutskaya 1 2
  V Razzano 3 5 5   A Mauresmo 6 6
5   A Mauresmo 6 7

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   J Henin-Hardenne 6 7
  P Wartusch 3 5 4   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6
  J Kostanić 7 656   J Kostanić 2 2
WC   S Lefèvre 5 77 4 4   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6
  S Foretz 6 7   D Randriantefy 1 1
Q   E Birnerová 4 5   S Foretz 2 1
  D Randriantefy 6 6   D Randriantefy 6 6
27   A Stevenson 3 3 4   J Henin-Hardenne 6 2 6
19   P Schnyder 6 6 19   P Schnyder 3 6 2
WC   V Pichet 1 0 19   P Schnyder 6 77
Q   N Gussoni 1 5   S Cohen-Aloro 3 64
  S Cohen-Aloro 6 7 19   P Schnyder 6 6
WC   C Wheeler 4 3 14   E Daniilidou 3 4
  T Garbin 6 6   T Garbin 0 6 2
  N Pratt 4 3 14   E Daniilidou 6 4 6
14   E Daniilidou 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   A Myskina 6 6
  D Safina 2 2 11   A Myskina 3 4
  P Mandula 6 6   P Mandula 6 6
  M Marrero 2 3   P Mandula 6 6
  F Pennetta 6 6   F Pennetta 2 4
WC   A Dulon 4 4   F Pennetta 6 77
  S Asagoe 1 5 21   L Raymond 3 63
21   L Raymond 6 7   P Mandula 6 2 5
31   L Granville 1 6 6 8   C Rubin 4 6 7
  M Tu 6 1 4 31   L Granville 6 6
  Y-j Cho 6 5 0   I Majoli 1 2
  I Majoli 4 7 6 31   L Granville 6 1 3
  M Casanova 4 6 4 8   C Rubin 2 6 6
  C Black 6 4 6   C Black 663
  H Nagyová 2 4 8   C Rubin 78 6
8   C Rubin 6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   J Capriati 6 6
PR   J Kruger 2 1 7   J Capriati 6 6
  R Neffa-de los Ríos 3 0   M Bartoli 3 0
  M Bartoli 6 6 7   J Capriati 6 6
Q   J Vakulenko 6 6 Q   J Vakulenko 1 2
  C Torrens Valero 1 1 Q   J Vakulenko 6 6
Q   J Schruff 6 3 2 32   F Schiavone 3 4
32   F Schiavone 3 6 6 7   J Capriati 3 6 3
17   A Coetzer 2 6 3   N Petrova 6 4 6
  K Srebotnik 6 4 6   K Srebotnik 4 5
  M Irvin 77 2 6   M Irvin 6 7
LL   ME Camerin 646 4   M Irvin 1 1
  S Talaja 6 6   N Petrova 6 6
  J Husárová 2 4   S Talaja 1 1
  N Petrova 6 6   N Petrova 6 6
12   M Seles 4 0

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   E Dementieva 3 3
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 6   M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 5 6
  A Barna 7 5 5   M Matevžič 2 7 3
  M Matevžič 5 7 7   M Sánchez Lorenzo 3 4
  D Chládková 6 6 22   V Zvonareva 6 6
WC   A Laurendon 0 1   D Chládková 2 3
  M Müller 1 3 22   V Zvonareva 6 6
22   V Zvonareva 6 6 22   V Zvonareva 2 6 6
26   S Farina Elia 6 6 3   V Williams 6 2 4
  C Martínez Granados 0 4 26   S Farina Elia 6 6
Q   B Mouhtassine 1 2   Z Ondrášková 1 2
  Z Ondrášková 6 6 26   S Farina Elia 1 2
  I Benešová 0 1 3   V Williams 6 6
  E Dominikovic 6 6   E Dominikovic 3 6 2
LL   S Reeves 2 4 3   V Williams 6 4 6
3   V Williams 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   L Davenport 6 6
Q   W Prakusya 2 0 6   L Davenport 7 6
  I Tulyaganova 6 7   I Tulyaganova 5 1
  A Serra Zanetti 2 5 6   L Davenport 6 7
Q   G León García 6 4 7 25   N Dechy 3 5
Q   G Dulko 4 6 5 Q   G León García 3 4
  L Průšová 3 1 25   N Dechy 6 6
25   N Dechy 6 6 6   L Davenport 4 0 r.
24   C Martínez 6 6 24   C Martínez 6 2
Q   T Perebiynis 2 3 24   C Martínez 7 6
  T Poutchek 1 77 3   E Gagliardi 5 2
  E Gagliardi 6 626 24   C Martínez 6 6
  K Koukalová 631   T Pisnik 3 3
  T Pisnik 77 6   T Pisnik 4 6 6
  A Roesch 4 4 10   J Dokić 6 3 2
10   J Dokić 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   M Maleeva 6 3 6
  A Molik 3 6 1 15   M Maleeva 6 6
  E Kulikovskaya 6 6   E Kulikovskaya 3 2
WC   C Beigbeder 4 2 15   M Maleeva 6 2 6
  A Cargill 3 1   R Grande 3 6 3
  R Grande 6 6   R Grande 7 6
WC   T Golovin 4 1 20   E Bovina 5 3
20   E Bovina 6 6 15   M Maleeva 6 2 1
30   P Suárez 6 6 2   K Clijsters 0 6 6
Q   E Gallovits 1 0 30   P Suárez 6 6
  D Bedáňová 6 5 3 PR   C Morariu 1 1
PR   C Morariu 4 7 6 30   P Suárez 2 1
  M Weingärtner 6 7 2   K Clijsters 6 6
  L Lee-Waters 2 5   M Weingärtner 2 2
  A Frazier 2 0 2   K Clijsters 6 6
2   K Clijsters 6 6

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