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.
|2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships|
|Date||August 3 – 9|
|Draw||56S / 16D|
|Surface||Hard / outdoor|
|Location||Carson, CA, U.S.|
|Venue||Home Depot Center|
|Chuang Chia-jung / Yan Zi|
- It was Pennetta's second title of the year and eighth overall.
|Player||WTA Tour Rank*||Seeds|
- Seedings are based on the rankings of July 27, 2009.
- Maria Bartoli withdrew, so Sabine Lisicki became the No. 17 seed.
The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw
The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:
- Jill Craybas
- Melanie Oudin
- Chanelle Scheepers
- Michaëlla Krajicek
- Carly Gullickson
- Olga Savchuk
- Anastasia Rodionova
- Kimiko Date-Krumm
The following player received the lucky loser spot: