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2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships

The 2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships (also known as the 2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships presented by Herbalife for sponsorship reasons) was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 36th edition of the LA Women's Tennis Championships, and was part of the Premier Series of the 2009 WTA Tour. It was held at the Home Depot Center in Carson, near Los Angeles, California, United States, from August 3 through August 9, 2009. It was the second women's event on the 2009 US Open Series. Tenth-seeded Flavia Pennetta won the singles title.[1]

2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships
DateAugust 3 – 9
Edition36th
CategoryPremier Series
Draw56S / 16D
Prize money$700,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationCarson, CA, U.S.
VenueHome Depot Center
Champions
Singles
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Doubles
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / China Yan Zi
← 2008 · WTA Los Angeles

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Flavia Pennetta defeated   Samantha Stosur 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Pennetta's second title of the year and eighth overall.

DoublesEdit

  Chuang Chia-jung /   Yan Zi defeated   Maria Kirilenko /   Agnieszka Radwańska 6–0, 4–6, [10–7]

EntrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Player WTA Tour Rank* Seeds
  Dinara Safina 1 1
  Vera Zvonareva 7 2
  Victoria Azarenka 8 3
  Caroline Wozniacki 9 4
  Nadia Petrova 10 5
  Ana Ivanovic 11 6
  Dominika Cibulková 12 7
  Agnieszka Radwańska 13 8
  Marion Bartoli 14 9
  Flavia Pennetta 15 10
  Virginie Razzano 17 11
  Li Na 18 12
  Samantha Stosur 20 13
  Zheng Jie 22 14
  Kaia Kanepi 23 15
  Francesca Schiavone 24 16
  Sabine Lisicki 25 17
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of July 27, 2009.
  • Maria Bartoli withdrew, so Sabine Lisicki became the No. 17 seed.

Other EntrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pennetta wins LA Womens' Tennis title". UPI. August 9, 2009.

External linksEdit