2007 Proximus Diamond Games

The 2007 Proximus Diamond Games was a women's professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium that was part of the Tier II category of the 2006 WTA Tour. It was the sixth edition of the tournament and was held from 10 February until 18 February 2002. First-seeded Amélie Mauresmo won her third consecutive singles title at the event and earned $88,265 first-prize money. Kim Clijsters made an emotional farewell in front of her home crowd' she retired two tournaments later.

2007 Proximus Diamond Games
Date10–18 February
Edition6th
CategoryWTA Tier II
Draw28S / 16D
Prize money$600,000
SurfaceHard / indoor
LocationAntwerp, Belgium
VenueSportpaleis
Champions
Singles
France Amélie Mauresmo
Doubles
Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber
← 2006 · Diamond Games · 2008 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Amélie Mauresmo defeated   Kim Clijsters, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)

DoublesEdit

  Cara Black /   Liezel Huber defeated   Elena Likhovtseva /   Elena Vesnina, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1

Qualifying singlesEdit

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Players in bold have qualified. The players no longer in the tournament are listed with the round in which they exited.

  1.   Anastasiya Yakimova (qualifying)
  2.   Kaia Kanepi (first round)
  3.   Eva Birnerová (first round)
  4.   Julia Vakulenko (first round)
  5.   Tsvetana Pironkova (qualifying)
  6.   Virginie Razzano
  7.   Emma Laine (first round)
  8.   Julia Schruff

DrawEdit

Draw keyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild card
  • Alt = Alternate
  • LL = Lucky loser
  • r = Retired

Group 1Edit

First round Second round Qualifying
               
1   Yakimova 6 6
  Sfar 3 4
1   Yakimova 6 2 6
  Malek 3 6 3
  Malek 6 6
  Zakopalová 2 0
1   Yakimova 5 65
  Osterloh 7 77
  Kremer 5 3
  Osterloh 7 6
  Osterloh 77 666
  Henke 6378 0
  Henke 7 6677
7   Laine 5 78 64

Group 2Edit

First round Second round Qualifying
               
2   Kanepi 643
  Šprem 77 6
  Šprem 77 6
  Takao 651
  Takao 77 6
  Wörle 612
  Šprem 7 4 2
8   Schruff 5 6 6
  Böhmová 7 3 6
WC   Vermoezen 6 6 0
  Böhmová 6562
8   Schruff 77 77
  Szávay 1 4
8   Schruff 6 6

Group 3Edit

First round Second round Qualifying
               
3   Birnerová 1 0
  Dushevina 6 6
  Dushevina 6 6
  Sakowicz 1 4
WC   Feys 3 2
  Sakowicz 6 6
  Dushevina 3 6 6
5   Pironkova 6 4 2
  Ondrášková 6 2 4
  Domachowska 4 6 6
  Domachowska 4 3
5   Pironkova 6 6
WC   Lobbinger 0 1
5   Pironkova 6 6

Group 4Edit

First round Second round Qualifying
               
4   Vakulenko 6 2 1
  Bychkova 4 6 6
  Bychkova 6 6
  Fedossova 3 4
  Fedossova 6 4 6
  Benešová 1 6 2
  Bychkova 2 3
6   Razzano 6 6
  Ivanova 4 6
  Chakhnashvili 6 7
  Chakhnashvili 6 2 5
6   Razzano 4 6 7
WC   Yanina Wickmayer 6 0
6   Razzano 7 6

NotesEdit

  • Qualifiers receive 15 ranking points.
  • Finalists receive $2,065 and 10 ranking points.
  • The last direct acceptance was Joanna Sakowicz.
  • The Players' Representatives were Anastasiya Yakimova and Eva Birnerová.

See alsoEdit

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