2009 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

Venus Williams was the defending champion, but lost to her sister Serena Williams in the final, 6–2, 7–6(7–4). With the victory, Serena claimed the year-end No. 1 ranking for the second time in her career.

Singles
2009 WTA Tour Championships
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upUnited States Venus Williams
Final score6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Events
Singles Doubles
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PlayersEdit

  1.   Dinara Safina (Round Robin, retired/withdrew due to a back injury)
  2.   Serena Williams (Champion)
  3.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Round Robin)
  4.   Caroline Wozniacki (Semifinals, retired due to a left abdominal strain)
  5.   Elena Dementieva (Round Robin)
  6.   Victoria Azarenka (Round Robin, retired due to cramping)
  7.   Venus Williams (Final)
  8.   Jelena Janković (Semifinals)

AlternatesEdit

  1.   Vera Zvonareva (Replaced Safina) (Round Robin, withdrew due to ankle injury)
  2.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Replaced Zvonareva) (Round Robin)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
2   Serena Williams 6 0
4   Caroline Wozniacki 4 1r
2   Serena Williams 6 77
7   Venus Williams 2 64
7   Venus Williams 5 6 6
8   Jelena Janković 7 3 4

White GroupEdit

  Safina
  Zvonareva
  Radwańska
  Wozniacki   Azarenka   Janković RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1
ALT
ALT
  Dinara Safina
  Vera Zvonareva
  Agnieszka Radwańska
0–6, 7–6(7–3), 4–6
(w/ Zvonareva)
4–6, 7–5, 4–1 retired
(w/ Radwańska)
1–1 retired
(w/ Safina)
0–1
0–1
1–0
0–0
1–2
2–1
1–1
11–18
17–12
X
X
4
4   Caroline Wozniacki 6–0, 6–7(3–7), 6–4
(w/ Zvonareva)
1–6, 6–4, 7–5 2–6, 2–6 2–1 4–4
(50%)
36–38
(48,6%)
2
6   Victoria Azarenka 6–4, 5–7, 1–4 retired
(w/ Radwańska)
6–1, 4–6, 5–7 6–2, 6–3 1–2 4–4
(50%)
39–36
(52%)
3
8   Jelena Janković 1–1 retired
(w/ Safina)
6–2, 6–2 2–6, 3–6 2–1 2–2
(50%)
18–17
(51,4%)
1

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Maroon GroupEdit

  S Williams   Kuznetsova   Dementieva   V Williams RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2   Serena Williams 7–6(8–6), 7–5 6–2, 6–4 5–7, 6–4, 7–6(7–4) 3–0 6–1
(85,7%)
44–34
(56,4%)
1
3   Svetlana Kuznetsova 6–7(6–8), 5–7 6–3, 6–2 2–6, 7–6(7–3), 4–6 1–2 3–4
(42,9%)
36–37
(49,3%)
3
5   Elena Dementieva 2–6, 4–6 3–6, 2–6 3–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–2 1–2 2–5
(28,6%)
27–38
(41,5%)
4
7   Venus Williams 7–5, 4–6, 6–7(4–7) 6–2, 6–7(3–7), 6–4 6–3, 6–7(6–8), 2–6 1–2 4–5
(44,4%)
49–47
(51%)
2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

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