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2009 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Serena Williams defeated Dinara Safina in the final 6–0, 6–3, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2009 Australian Open. It was Williams' fourth career Australian Open singles title, her tenth Grand Slam title and Safina's second career Grand Slam final loss. By winning the title, Williams regained the World No. 1 ranking from Jelena Janković for the first time since October 2008.

Women's Singles
2009 Australian Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upRussia Dinara Safina
Final score6–0, 6–3
Details
Draw128 (12Q / 8WC)
Seeds32
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
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Maria Sharapova was the defending champion, but withdrew from the tournament, due to a recurring shoulder injury which also ruled her out of the 2008 US Open.

This was also the first Australian Open to feature three Russian semifinalists with Vera Zvonareva, Dinara Safina and Elena Dementieva.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Jelena Janković (Fourth round)
  2.   Serena Williams (Champion)
  3.   Dinara Safina (Final)
  4.   Elena Dementieva (Semifinals)
  5.   Ana Ivanovic (Third round)
  6.   Venus Williams (Second round)
  7.   Vera Zvonareva (Semifinals)
  8.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Agnieszka Radwańska (First round)
  10.   Nadia Petrova (Fourth round)
  11.   Caroline Wozniacki (Third round)
  12.   Flavia Pennetta (Third round)
  13.   Victoria Azarenka (Fourth round, retired due to dizziness and gastrointestinal illness)
  14.   Patty Schnyder (Second round)
  15.   Alizé Cornet (Fourth round)
  16.   Marion Bartoli (Quarterfinals)
  17.   Anna Chakvetadze (Second round)
  18.   Dominika Cibulková (Fourth round)
  19.   Daniela Hantuchová (Third round)
  20.   Amélie Mauresmo (Third round)
  21.   Anabel Medina Garrigues (Fourth round)
  22.   Zheng Jie (Fourth round, retired due to a left wrist sprain)
  23.   Ágnes Szávay (First round)
  24.   Sybille Bammer (First round)
  25.   Kaia Kanepi (Third round)
  26.   Ai Sugiyama (Third round)
  27.   Maria Kirilenko (First round)
  28.   Francesca Schiavone (First round)
  29.   Alisa Kleybanova (Fourth round)
  30.   Aleksandra Wozniak (First round)
  31.   Alona Bondarenko (Third round)
  32.   Tamarine Tanasugarn (First round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
16   Marion Bartoli 3 0  
7   Vera Zvonareva 6 6  
7   Vera Zvonareva 3 64 
3   Dinara Safina 6 77  
3   Dinara Safina 6 4 6
WC   Jelena Dokić 4 6 4
3   Dinara Safina 0 3  
2   Serena Williams 6 6  
    Carla Suárez Navarro 2 2  
4   Elena Dementieva 6 6  
4   Elena Dementieva 3 4  
2   Serena Williams 6 6  
8   Svetlana Kuznetsova 7 5 1
2   Serena Williams 5 7 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   J Janković 6 6  
    Y Meusburger 1 3   1   J Janković 6 7  
    K Flipkens 6 6       K Flipkens 4 5  
    R de los Ríos 3 2   1   J Janković 6 6  
    N Dechy 6 6   26   A Sugiyama 4 4  
Q   V Kutuzova 3 0       N Dechy 6 1 3
Q   S Dubois 0 65  26   A Sugiyama 1 6 6
26   A Sugiyama 6 77   1   J Janković 1 4  
24   S Bammer 3 1   16   M Bartoli 6 6  
    L Šafářová 6 6       L Šafářová 6 3 9
    P Cetkovská 4 5       M Erakovic 1 6 7
    M Erakovic 6 7       L Šafářová 6 2 1
Q   K Šprem 0 4   16   M Bartoli 3 6 6
    T Pironkova 6 6       T Pironkova 5 2  
    M South 2 4   16   M Bartoli 7 6  
16   M Bartoli 6 6  

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   N Petrova 6 77  
    Y Shvedova 3 63  10   N Petrova 6 6  
    S Mirza 6 6       S Mirza 3 2  
    M Domachowska 1 4   10   N Petrova 6 0  
    K Knapp 78 6       G Voskoboeva 1 0r 
WC   M Wejnert 664       K Knapp 4 1  
    G Voskoboeva 6 3 6     G Voskoboeva 6 6  
23   Á Szávay 3 6 4 10   N Petrova 5 4  
27   M Kirilenko 0 4   7   V Zvonareva 7 6  
    S Errani 6 6       S Errani 6 6  
    M Niculescu 6 6       M Niculescu 2 3  
Q   K O'Brien 4 4       S Errani 4 1  
    ME Camerin 3 6 3 7   V Zvonareva 6 6  
    E Gallovits 6 2 6     E Gallovits 0 0  
    M Rybáriková 620   7   V Zvonareva 6 6  
7   V Zvonareva 77 6  

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   D Safina 6 6  
    A Kudryavtseva 3 4   3   D Safina 636 6
    E Makarova 1 7 6     E Makarova 77 3 0
    A Rezaï 6 5 4 3   D Safina 6 6  
Q   J Schruff 4 1   25   K Kanepi 2 2  
    P Mayr 6 6       P Mayr 3 1  
Q   K Date-Krumm 4 6 6 25   K Kanepi 6 6  
25   K Kanepi 6 4 8 3   D Safina 6 2 7
19   D Hantuchová 713 6   15   A Cornet 2 6 5
    C Dellacqua 6114   19   D Hantuchová 6 4 6
    J Craybas 2 6 5     M Johansson 3 6 3
    M Johansson 6 1 7 19   D Hantuchová 6 4 2
PR   A Petkovic 5 77 4 15   A Cornet 4 6 6
Q   K Wörle 7 600rPR   A Petkovic 1 0  
    M Koryttseva 3 4   15   A Cornet 6 6  
15   A Cornet 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   C Wozniacki 6 6  
    S Pe'er 3 2   11   C Wozniacki 6 6  
    V Ruano Pascual 6 6       V Ruano Pascual 3 3  
    M Duque Marino 3 2   11   C Wozniacki 6 1 2
WC   J Dokić 6 3 6 WC   J Dokić 3 6 6
    T Paszek 2 6 4 WC   J Dokić 6 646
    A Keothavong 1 77 1 17   A Chakvetadze 4 77 3
17   A Chakvetadze 6 646 WC   J Dokić 7 5 8
29   A Kleybanova 7 7   29   A Kleybanova 5 7 6
    S Arvidsson 5 5   29   A Kleybanova 6 3 6
    S Cohen-Aloro 6 6       S Cohen-Aloro 1 6 2
    B Záhlavová-Strýcová 3 4   29   A Kleybanova 7 656
    Y Wickmayer 4 2   5   A Ivanovic 5 77 2
Q   A Brianti 6 6   Q   A Brianti 3 2  
    J Görges 5 3   5   A Ivanovic 6 6  
5   A Ivanovic 7 6  

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   V Williams 6 6  
    A Kerber 3 3   6   V Williams 6 3 5
    C Suárez Navarro 7 6       C Suárez Navarro 2 6 7
    R Vinci 5 4       C Suárez Navarro 6 6  
Q   M Oudin 1 4       MJ Martínez Sánchez 1 4  
    A Amanmuradova 6 6       A Amanmuradova 2 4  
    MJ Martínez Sánchez 7 6       MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 6  
32   T Tanasugarn 5 3       C Suárez Navarro 6 6  
21   A Medina Garrigues 6 7   21   A Medina Garrigues 3 2  
WC   I Holland 1 5   21   A Medina Garrigues 6 6  
    E Vesnina 4 6 1     J Coin 1 4  
    J Coin 6 4 6 21   A Medina Garrigues 6 6  
WC   J Moore 1 6 9 12   F Pennetta 4 1  
WC   C McHale 6 3 7 WC   J Moore 4 1  
PR   M Santangelo 2 7 2 12   F Pennetta 6 6  
12   F Pennetta 6 5 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   P Schnyder 2 6 6
WC   K Mladenovic 6 4 2 14   P Schnyder 3 1  
    J Gajdošová 1 77 4     V Razzano 6 6  
    V Razzano 6 626     V Razzano 5 5  
    S-w Hsieh 3 3   18   D Cibulková 7 7  
    Y-j Chan 6 6       Y-j Chan 0 2  
Q   C Scheepers 0 0   18   D Cibulková 6 6  
18   D Cibulková 6 6   18   D Cibulková 2 2  
30   A Wozniak 4 3   4   E Dementieva 6 6  
    S Lisicki 6 6       S Lisicki 3 4  
    S Stosur 77 77       S Stosur 6 6  
    K Zakopalová 6560      S Stosur 664  
    V Dushevina 4 6 2 4   E Dementieva 77 6  
    I Benešová 6 0 6     I Benešová 4 1  
    K Barrois 646 1 4   E Dementieva 6 6  
4   E Dementieva 77 2 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   S Kuznetsova 6 3 6
    An Rodionova 2 6 3 8   S Kuznetsova 6 6  
PR   T Malek 77 6   PR   T Malek 2 2  
    A Morita 642   8   S Kuznetsova 79 6  
    N Vaidišová 2 1   31   A Bondarenko 674  
    S Brémond 6 6       S Brémond 616 2
WC   O Rogowska 7 3 2 31   A Bondarenko 77 1 6
31   A Bondarenko 5 6 6 8   S Kuznetsova 4    
22   J Zheng 6 6   22   J Zheng 1r  
    C Pin 3 3   22   J Zheng 77 5 6
    S Cîrstea 2 2       M Czink 607 3
    M Czink 6 6   22   J Zheng 6 6  
    E Bychkova 3 0       K Bondarenko 2 2  
    L Domínguez Lino 6 6       L Domínguez Lino 5 5  
    K Bondarenko 79 4 6     K Bondarenko 7 7  
9   A Radwańska 676 1

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   V Azarenka 6 6  
    P Kvitová 2 1   13   V Azarenka 4    
    T Garbin 6 2 7     T Garbin 1r  
    A Pavlyuchenkova 4 6 5 13   V Azarenka 6 6  
Q   E Baltacha 6 6   20   A Mauresmo 4 2  
    A-L Grönefeld 1 4   Q   E Baltacha 6 3 2
    O Govortsova 4 3   20   A Mauresmo 4 6 6
20   A Mauresmo 6 6   13   V Azarenka 6 2r
28   F Schiavone 641   2   S Williams 3 4  
    S Peng 77 6       S Peng 6 6  
    N Llagostera Vives 6 1 2 Q   S Karatantcheva 4 0  
Q   S Karatantcheva 2 6 6     S Peng 1 4  
    A Yakimova 3 7 3 2   S Williams 6 6  
    G Dulko 6 5 6     G Dulko 3 5  
WC   M Yuan 3 2   2   S Williams 6 7  
2   S Williams 6 6  

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