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2009 Medibank International Sydney – Women's Singles

Justine Henin was the defending champion, but retired from the sport on May 14, 2008.

Women's Singles
2009 Medibank International Sydney
ChampionRussia Elena Dementieva
Runner-upRussia Dinara Safina
Final score6–3, 2–6, 6–1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 2008 · Medibank International Sydney · 2010 →

Elena Dementieva won the all-Russian final, 6–3, 2–6, 6–1, over Dinara Safina.

World No. 2 and the first seed Serena Williams was nearly out of the tournament two times. Williams saved four match points in her first round clash against Samantha Stosur & three more against Caroline Wozniacki in the quarterfinals.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Serena Williams (Semifinals)
  2.   Dinara Safina (Final)
  3.   Elena Dementieva (Champion)
  4.   Vera Zvonareva (withdrew due to gastrointestinal illness)
  5.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Quarterfinals, withdrew due to an abdominal strain)
  6.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Nadia Petrova (First Round)
  8.   Caroline Wozniacki (Quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
1   Serena Williams 3 1  
3   Elena Dementieva 6 6  
3   Elena Dementieva 6 2 6
2   Dinara Safina 3 6 1
    Ai Sugiyama 4 63 
2   Dinara Safina 6 7  

Top HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   S Williams 6 647
    S Stosur 3 7 5 1   S Williams 6 6  
    S Errani 6 6       S Errani 1 2  
    C Dellacqua 1 2   1   S Williams 656 7
    M Bartoli 1 r   8   C Wozniacki 7 3 63
Q   M South 1     Q   M South 2 0  
    D Cibulková 1 2   8   C Wozniacki 6 6  
8   C Wozniacki 6 6   1   S Williams 3 1  
3   E Dementieva 7 6   3   E Dementieva 6 6  
    E Makarova 5 1   3   E Dementieva 6 6  
LL   K Knapp 4 2   WC   J Gajdošová 2 4  
WC   J Gajdošová 6 6   3   E Dementieva 6 5 6
Q   K Zakopalová 3 0   6   A Radwańska 2 7 4
    D Hantuchová 6 6       D Hantuchová 3 5  
    S Bammer 4 3   6   A Radwańska 6 7  
6   A Radwańska 6 6  

Bottom HalfEdit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5   S Kuznetsova 3 6 6
    S Peng 6 1 3 5   S Kuznetsova 6 2 7
    K Kanepi 6 7       K Kanepi 2 6 63
Q   A Kerber 1 5   5   S Kuznetsova      
LL   J Craybas 2 3       A Sugiyama w/o    
    A Sugiyama 6 6       A Sugiyama 2 6 6
    A Medina Garrigues 6 3 6     A Medina Garrigues 6 1 2
LL   A Yakimova 1 6 3     A Sugiyama 4 63 
7   N Petrova 2 4   2   D Safina 6 7  
    A Cornet 6 6       A Cornet 7 6  
    M Kirilenko 2 2       A Kleybanova 651  
    A Kleybanova 6 6       A Cornet 3 4  
WC   E Starr 0 1   2   D Safina 6 6  
Q   V Dushevina 6 6   Q   V Dushevina 3 0  
    S Cîrstea 2 1   2   D Safina 6 6  
2   D Safina 6 6  

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