2004 Australian Open – Women's singles

Justine Henin-Hardenne defeated Kim Clijsters in the final, 6–3, 4–6, 6–3 to win the women's singles tennis title at the 2004 Australian Open. It was her third major title, and her third win over Clijsters in a major final, after her victory at the 2003 French and US Opens. Clijsters would eventually win the title seven years later.

Women's singles
2004 Australian Open
ChampionBelgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Runner-upBelgium Kim Clijsters
Final score6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Details
Draw128
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
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Serena Williams was the defending champion, but did not participate this year due to a left knee injury.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Justine Henin-Hardenne (champion)
  2.   Kim Clijsters (final)
  3.   Venus Williams (third round)
  4.   Amélie Mauresmo (quarterfinals, withdrew)
  5.   Lindsay Davenport (quarterfinals)
  6.   Anastasia Myskina (quarterfinals)
  7.   Elena Dementieva (first round)
  8.   Ai Sugiyama (second round)
  9.   Chanda Rubin (fourth round)
  10.   Nadia Petrova (first round)
  11.   Vera Zvonareva (fourth round)
  12.   Paola Suárez (third round)
  13.   Conchita Martínez (first round)
  14.   Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi (second round)
  15.   Daniela Hantuchová (second round)
  16.   Magüi Serna (first round)
  17.   Meghann Shaughnessy (first round)
  18.   Francesca Schiavone (second round)
  19.   Eleni Daniilidou (third round)
  20.   Silvia Farina Elia (fourth round)
  21.   Elena Bovina (second round)
  22.   Patty Schnyder (semifinals)
  23.   Lina Krasnoroutskaya (third round)
  24.   Magdalena Maleeva (second round)
  25.   Lisa Raymond (quarterfinals)
  26.   Tina Pisnik (first round)
  27.   Amanda Coetzer (second round)
  28.   Maria Sharapova (third round)
  29.   Nathalie Dechy (fourth round)
  30.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (third round)
  31.   Tamarine Tanasugarn (first round)
  32.   Fabiola Zuluaga (semifinals)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Justine Henin-Hardenne 7 6
5   Lindsay Davenport 5 3
1   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6
32   Fabiola Zuluaga 2 2
4   Amélie Mauresmo w/o
32   Fabiola Zuluaga
1   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 4 6
2   Kim Clijsters 3 6 3
22   Patty Schnyder 77 6
25   Lisa Raymond 623
22   Patty Schnyder 2 62
2   Kim Clijsters 6 77
6   Anastasia Myskina 2 69
2   Kim Clijsters 6 711

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6
WC   O Lukaszewicz 0 0 1   J Henin-Hardenne 6 6
Q   C Pin 6 636 Q   C Pin 1 4
  T Garbin 4 77 4 1   J Henin-Hardenne 6 7
  F Pennetta 5 4 30   S Kuznetsova 2 5
  An Serra Zanetti 7 6   An Serra Zanetti 604
Q   S Perry 3 3 30   S Kuznetsova 77 6
30   S Kuznetsova 6 6 1   J Henin-Hardenne 6 77
19   E Daniilidou 6 6 Q   M Santangelo 1 65
Q   J Hopkins 1 3 19   E Daniilidou 3 6 6
  E Callens 6 3 3   C Black 6 0 1
  C Black 2 6 6 19   E Daniilidou 4 7 3
  C Fernández 6 3 4 Q   M Santangelo 6 5 6
  B Schett 4 6 6   B Schett 636 3
Q   M Santangelo 637 6 Q   M Santangelo 77 0 6
16   M Serna 77 5 4

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   V Zvonareva 6 6
  Z Ondrášková 3 1 11   V Zvonareva 7 6
  M Czink 6 6   M Czink 5 4
  M Vento-Kabchi 4 3 11   V Zvonareva 7 2 6
  A Morigami 77 4 6   N Pratt 5 6 1
Q   M-È Pelletier 626 4   A Morigami 6 3 3
  N Pratt 6 5 6   N Pratt 1 6 6
17   M Shaughnessy 4 7 4 11   V Zvonareva 1 3
31   T Tanasugarn 1 3 5   L Davenport 6 6
  L Granville 6 6   L Granville 6 2 6
WC   E Dominikovic 4 7 6 WC   E Dominikovic 2 6 1
WC   T Musgrave 6 5 3   L Granville 4 0
  É Loit 7 6 5   L Davenport 6 6
  M Marrero 5 4   É Loit 3 6 0
PR   R Dragomir-Ilie 2 3 5   L Davenport 6 3 6
5   L Davenport 6 6

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
4   A Mauresmo 6 6
WC   C-j Chuang 1 0 4   A Mauresmo 6 6
WC   C Dellacqua 4 4   Ľ Cervanová 0 2
  Ľ Cervanová 6 6 4   A Mauresmo 6 6
  A Cargill 3 4   A Medina Garrigues 1 2
  A Medina Garrigues 6 6   A Medina Garrigues 6 2 6
Q   Y Fedak 7 6 Q   Y Fedak 2 6 3
26   T Pisnik 5 0 4   A Mauresmo 7 7
21   E Bovina 4 6 7   A Molik 5 5
  S Kleinová 6 1 5 21   E Bovina 4 3
  T Perebiynis 0 0   C Schaul 6 6
  C Schaul 6 6   C Schaul 77 1 2
Q   A Bachmann 1 4   A Molik 646 6
  A Molik 6 6   A Molik 6 6
  Ad Serra Zanetti 654 15   D Hantuchová 4 3
15   D Hantuchová 77 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   N Petrova 3 3
  A Kapros 6 6   A Kapros 6 6
WC   S Stosur 6 6 WC   S Stosur 3 1
  S Talaja 3 2   A Kapros 3 6 12
  G León García 4 6 4   P Mandula 6 3 10
  P Mandula 6 4 6   P Mandula 666 6
  S Reeves 1 0 24   M Maleeva 78 2 3
24   M Maleeva 6 6   A Kapros 4 2
32   F Zuluaga 6 6 32   F Zuluaga 6 6
  S Asagoe 3 2 32   F Zuluaga 6 6
  A Jidkova 2 65 Q   M Díaz Oliva 3 4
Q   M Díaz Oliva 6 77 32   F Zuluaga 78 4 6
  R Grande 2 1   J Craybas 666 2
  J Craybas 6 6   J Craybas 6 2 8
  J Janković 6 6   J Janković 4 6 6
7   E Dementieva 1 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   A Sugiyama 6 6
  T Panova 4 2 8   A Sugiyama 4 4
  M Casanova 3 6 4   S Obata 6 6
  S Obata 6 4 6   S Obata 5 1
Q   T Obziler 6 6 29   N Dechy 7 6
  M Suchá 3 2 Q   T Obziler 3 0
  J Kostanić 5 4 29   N Dechy 6 6
29   N Dechy 7 6 29   N Dechy 2 4
22   P Schnyder 6 5 6 22   P Schnyder 6 6
  A Widjaja 3 7 3 22   P Schnyder 6 2 6
  A Stevenson 3 1   M Bartoli 4 6 3
  M Bartoli 6 6 22   P Schnyder 7 6
  E Birnerová 4 3 12   P Suárez 5 3
  J Vakulenko 6 6   J Vakulenko 3 4
Q   G Dulko 2 2 12   P Suárez 6 6
12   P Suárez 6 6

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   A Smashnova-Pistolesi 6 6
  K Koukalová 3 3 14   A Smashnova-Pistolesi 2 3
WC   T Golovin 6 4 WC   T Golovin 6 6
  M-G Mikaelian 0 1 r WC   T Golovin 6 77
  A Parra Santonja 5 1 23   L Krasnoroutskaya 2 64
Q   B Strýcová 7 6 Q   B Strýcová 3 6 3
  K Šprem 3 4 23   L Krasnoroutskaya 6 4 6
23   L Krasnoroutskaya 6 6 WC   T Golovin 2 0
25   L Raymond 5 6 6 25   L Raymond 6 6
  M Sánchez Lorenzo 7 3 4 25   L Raymond 6 6
  A Barna 2 6 7   A Barna 3 4
  M Drake 6 0 5 25   L Raymond 6 77
  V Dushevina 6 4 6 3   V Williams 4 65
  J Zheng 2 6 0   V Dushevina 4 2
  A Harkleroad 2 1 3   V Williams 6 6
3   V Williams 6 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   A Myskina 6 7
  S Arvidsson 2 5 6   A Myskina 6 6
  E Gagliardi 77 7   E Gagliardi 2 4
Q   L Prusová 655 6   A Myskina 6 1 6
WC   S Ferguson 3 1 28   M Sharapova 4 6 2
LL   L Lee-Waters 6 6 LL   L Lee-Waters 1 3
  C Martínez Granados 4 3 28   M Sharapova 6 6
28   M Sharapova 6 6 6   A Myskina 636 6
18   F Schiavone 7 6 9   C Rubin 77 2 2
  C Torrens Valero 5 1 18   F Schiavone 2 2
  E Likhovtseva 3 6 6   E Likhovtseva 6 6
  D Randriantefy 6 1 1   E Likhovtseva 3 2
  D Chládková 6 6 9   C Rubin 6 6
  S Foretz 4 2   D Chládková 2 4
  A Svensson 3 6 3 9   C Rubin 6 6
9   C Rubin 6 4 6

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   C Martínez 671
  K Brandi 79 6   K Brandi 6 0 5
  S Cohen-Aloro 6 5 3   A Frazier 2 6 7
  A Frazier 4 7 6   A Frazier 6 1 5
  K Srebotnik 4 3 20   S Farina Elia 4 6 7
  V Ruano Pascual 6 6   V Ruano Pascual 7 4 4
  H Nagyová 3 3 20   S Farina Elia 5 6 6
20   S Farina Elia 6 6 20   S Farina Elia 3 3
27   A Coetzer 6 6 2   K Clijsters 6 6
  T Snyder 3 1 27   A Coetzer 5 3
  Ľ Kurhajcová 3 61   D Safina 7 6
  D Safina 6 77   D Safina 2 1
  M Sequera 2 2 2   K Clijsters 6 6
  ME Camerin 6 6   ME Camerin 0 0
  M Weingärtner 3 2 2   K Clijsters 6 6
2   K Clijsters 6 6

Championship match statisticsEdit

Category   Henin-Hardenne   Clijsters
1st serve % 38/77 (49%) 60/91 (66%)
1st serve points won 31 of 38 = 82% 37 of 60 = 62%
2nd serve points won 17 of 39 = 44% 11 of 31 = 35%
Total service points won 48 of 77 = 62.34% 48 of 91 = 52.75%
Aces 4 1
Double faults 6 6
Winners 31 37
Unforced errors 38 43
Net points won 14 of 18 = 78% 14 of 28 = 50%
Break points converted 6 of 8 = 75% 4 of 6 = 67%
Return points won 43 of 91 = 47% 29 of 77 = 38%
Total points won 91 77
Source

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