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2004 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

Kim Clijsters was the defending champion, but she did not qualify this year following a long-term wrist injury.

Singles
2004 WTA Tour Championships
ChampionRussia Maria Sharapova
Runner-upUnited States Serena Williams
Final score4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles
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Maria Sharapova, on her WTA Tour Championships debut, defeated Serena Williams in three sets to win the title. As of August 2019, this is the most recent time in which Sharapova defeated Williams, having subsequently lost the next 19 encounters in succession.[1]

SeedsEdit

  1.   Lindsay Davenport (Round Robin)
  2.   Amélie Mauresmo (Semifinals)
  3.   Anastasia Myskina (Semifinals)
  4.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Round Robin)
  5.   Elena Dementieva (Round Robin)
  6.   Maria Sharapova (Champion)
  7.   Serena Williams (Final)
  8.   Vera Zvonareva (Round Robin)

Note:

AlternatesEdit

  1.   Venus Williams (Not used)
  2.   Jennifer Capriati (Not used)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
3   Anastasia Myskina 6 2 2
6   Maria Sharapova 2 6 6
6   Maria Sharapova 4 6 6
7   Serena Williams 6 2 4
2   Amélie Mauresmo 6 624
7   Serena Williams 4 776

Black GroupEdit

    Mauresmo   Kuznetsova   Sharapova   Zvonareva RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2   Amélie Mauresmo 6–3, 6–2 7–5, 6–4 6–0, 6–1 3–0 6–0 1
4   Svetlana Kuznetsova 3–6, 2–6 1–6, 4–6 6–2, 6–4 1–2 2–4 3
6   Maria Sharapova 5–7, 4–6 6–1, 6–4 6–4, 7–5 2–1 4–2 2
8   Vera Zvonareva 0–6, 1–6 2–6, 4–6 4–6, 5–7 0–3 0–6 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Red GroupEdit

    Davenport   Myskina   Dementieva   Williams RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1   Lindsay Davenport 6–7(5), 4–6 6–0, 6–1 3–6, 7–5, 6–1 2–1 4–3 3
3   Anastasia Myskina 7–6(5), 6–4 6–3, 6–3 6–4, 3–6, 4–6 2–1 5–2 1
5   Elena Dementieva 0–6, 1–6 3–6, 3–6 6–7(3), 5–7 0–3 0–6 4
7   Serena Williams 6–3, 5–7, 1–6 4–6, 6–3, 6–4 7–6(3), 7–5 2–1 5–3 2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Forsaith, Rob (27 January 2016). "Slick Serena smacks Sharapova in search of seventh slam". The Roar. Retrieved 28 January 2016.

See alsoEdit