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2010 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Serena Williams was the defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating the unranked Justine Henin in the final, 6–4, 3–6, 6–2, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2010 Australian Open. This was Henin's first Grand Slam since 2008 Australian Open following her retirement in May 2008, Henin was unseeded for a Grand Slam for the first time since the 2001 Australian Open and was being awarded a Wild Card.

Women's Singles
2010 Australian Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upBelgium Justine Henin
Final score6–4, 3–6, 6–2
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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Li Na entered the WTA Top 10 Rankings for the first time in her career by reaching the semifinal, becoming the first Chinese player to achieve this feat.[1]

Contents

SeedsEdit

  1.   Serena Williams (Champion)
  2.   Dinara Safina (Fourth round, retired because of a lower back injury)
  3.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Fourth round)
  4.   Caroline Wozniacki (Fourth round)
  5.   Elena Dementieva (Second round)
  6.   Venus Williams (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Victoria Azarenka (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Jelena Janković (Third round)
  9.   Vera Zvonareva (Fourth round)
  10.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Third round)
  11.   Marion Bartoli (Third round)
  12.   Flavia Pennetta (Second round)
  13.   Samantha Stosur (Fourth round)
  14.   Maria Sharapova (First round)
  15.   Kim Clijsters (Third round)
  16.   Li Na (Semifinals)
  17.   Francesca Schiavone (Fourth round)
  18.   Virginie Razzano (First round)
  19.   Nadia Petrova (Quarterfinals)
  20.   Ana Ivanovic (Second round)
  21.   Sabine Lisicki (Second round)
  22.   Daniela Hantuchová (Third round)
  23.   Dominika Cibulková (First round)
  24.   María José Martínez Sánchez (Second round)
  25.   Anabel Medina Garrigues (First round)
  26.   Aravane Rezaï (Second round)
  27.   Alisa Kleybanova (Third round)
  28.   Elena Vesnina (First round)
  29.   Shahar Pe'er (Third round)
  30.   Kateryna Bondarenko (Second round)
  31.   Alona Bondarenko (Fourth round)
  32.   Carla Suárez Navarro (Third round)

Note: Yanina Wickmayer, who would have been placed in the entry list on the initial entry cutoff date of 7 December 2009 and seeded 16th, entered late and played the qualifying tournament.[2]

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Serena Williams 4 77 6
7   Victoria Azarenka 6 642
1   Serena Williams 77 77  
16   Li Na 6461 
16   Li Na 2 77 7
6   Venus Williams 6 645
1   Serena Williams 6 3 6
WC   Justine Henin 4 6 2
WC   Justine Henin 77 7  
19   Nadia Petrova 635  
WC   Justine Henin 6 6  
    Zheng Jie 1 0  
    Zheng Jie 6 6  
    Maria Kirilenko 1 3  

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Williams 6 6  
    U Radwańska 2 1   1   S Williams 6 6  
    P Kvitová 6 7       P Kvitová 2 1  
    J Craybas 1 5   1   S Williams 6 6  
Q   R Voráčová 2 4   32   C Suárez Navarro 0 3  
    A Petkovic 6 6       A Petkovic 1 4  
    A Morita 5 4   32   C Suárez Navarro 6 6  
32   C Suárez Navarro 7 6   1   S Williams 6 6  
21   S Lisicki 6 6   13   S Stosur 4 2  
    P Martić 1 4   21   S Lisicki 6 4 4
    V Lepchenko 0 6 1     A Brianti 2 6 6
    A Brianti 6 3 6     A Brianti 4 1  
    K Barrois 6 78   13   S Stosur 6 6  
    A Amanmuradova 0 66      K Barrois 5 3  
Q   X Han 1 6 2 13   S Stosur 7 6  
13   S Stosur 6 3 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   V Zvonareva 6 6  
    K Kučová 2 0   9   V Zvonareva 6 6  
    K-c Chang 5 2       I Benešová 0 3  
    I Benešová 7 6   9   V Zvonareva 6 7  
Q   Z Kučová 0 7 5     G Dulko 1 5  
    G Dulko 6 5 7     G Dulko 667 6
Q   S Perry 2 3   20   A Ivanovic 78 5 4
20   A Ivanovic 6 6   9   V Zvonareva 6 4 0
28   E Vesnina 654   7   V Azarenka 4 6 6
    T Garbin 77 6       T Garbin 656 6
    K Date-Krumm 4 2       Y Shvedova 77 2 0
    Y Shvedova 6 6       T Garbin 0 2  
    S Vögele 7 659 7   V Azarenka 6 6  
    M Czink 5 77 7     S Vögele 4 0  
WC   S Cohen-Aloro 2 0   7   V Azarenka 6 6  
7   V Azarenka 6 6  

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   C Wozniacki 6 6  
    A Wozniak 4 2   4   C Wozniacki 6 6  
PR   T Paszek 0 6 3     J Görges 3 1  
    J Görges 6 3 6 4   C Wozniacki 6 6  
    G Voskoboeva 4 4   29   S Pe'er 4 0  
    T Pironkova 6 6       T Pironkova 1 4  
    L Hradecká 77 2 1 29   S Pe'er 6 6  
29   S Pe'er 656 6 4   C Wozniacki 4 3  
22   D Hantuchová 3 6 7 16   N Li 6 6  
    V Kutuzova 6 1 5 22   D Hantuchová 6 6  
WC   J Groth 2 6 4 Q   S Arvidsson 4 1  
Q   S Arvidsson 6 4 6 22   D Hantuchová 5 6 2
    S Dubois 3 2   16   N Li 7 3 6
    Á Szávay 6 6       Á Szávay 6 5 2
PR   M Erakovic 2 0   16   N Li 3 7 6
16   N Li 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   A Radwańska 6 6  
    T Malek 1 0   10   A Radwańska 6 6  
    M Oudin 6 5 5     A Kudryavtseva 0 2  
    A Kudryavtseva 2 7 7 10   A Radwańska 2 2  
    J Coin 3 77 6 17   F Schiavone 6 6  
WC   A Molik 6 643     J Coin 3 4  
    A Cornet 6 5 0 17   F Schiavone 6 6  
17   F Schiavone 0 7 6 17   F Schiavone 6 2 1
25   A Medina Garrigues 3 2   6   V Williams 3 6 6
    K Šprem 6 6       K Šprem 6466 
    A Yakimova 2 6 4 WC   C Dellacqua 77 78  
WC   C Dellacqua 6 3 6 WC   C Dellacqua 1 64 
    A Parra Santonja 3 2   6   V Williams 6 77  
    S Bammer 6 6       S Bammer 2 5  
    L Šafářová 2 2   6   V Williams 6 7  
6   V Williams 6 6  

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   E Dementieva 6 6  
    V Dushevina 2 1   5   E Dementieva 5 66 
    K Flipkens 4 3   WC   J Henin 7 78  
WC   J Henin 6 6   WC   J Henin 3 6 6
    S Cîrstea 6 2 6 27   A Kleybanova 6 4 2
WC   O Rogowska 3 6 2     S Cîrstea 4 3  
    J Dokić 1 5   27   A Kleybanova 6 6  
27   A Kleybanova 6 7   WC   J Henin 77 1 6
18   V Razzano 2 3   Q   Y Wickmayer 636 3
    E Makarova 6 6       E Makarova 2 3  
    K Zakopalová 2 65      S Errani 6 6  
    S Errani 6 77       S Errani 1 77 3
Q   Y Wickmayer 1 7 10 Q   Y Wickmayer 6 646
    A Dulgheru 6 5 8 Q   Y Wickmayer 77 6  
    A Chakvetadze 3 6 2 12   F Pennetta 621  
12   F Pennetta 6 3 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   K Clijsters 6 6  
Q   V Tétreault 0 4   15   K Clijsters 6 6  
WC   S Karatantcheva 1 60      T Tanasugarn 3 3  
    T Tanasugarn 6 77   15   K Clijsters 0 1  
    Y-j Chan 642   19   N Petrova 6 6  
    K Kanepi 77 6       K Kanepi 4 4  
    E Gallovits 3 4   19   N Petrova 6 6  
19   N Petrova 6 6   19   N Petrova 6 3 6
26   A Rezaï 6 6   3   S Kuznetsova 3 6 1
    S Mirza 4 2   26   A Rezaï 2 3  
    O Govortsova 3 3   Q   A Kerber 6 6  
Q   A Kerber 6 6   Q   A Kerber 6 5 4
    A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6   3   S Kuznetsova 3 7 6
    A Sevastova 2 4       A Pavlyuchenkova 2 2  
    An Rodionova 1 2   3   S Kuznetsova 6 6  
3   S Kuznetsova 6 6  

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   J Janković 6 6  
    M Niculescu 4 0   8   J Janković 6 6  
    P Mayr 3 3       K O'Brien 2 2  
    K O'Brien 6 6   8   J Janković 2 3  
Q   Y Fedak 4 0   31   A Bondarenko 6 6  
    P Hercog 6 6       P Hercog 4 5  
Q   K Wörle 2 2   31   A Bondarenko 6 7  
31   A Bondarenko 6 6   31   A Bondarenko 654  
24   MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 6       J Zheng 77 6  
    E Rodina 0 0   24   MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 2 3
    J Zheng 0 6 6     J Zheng 2 6 6
    S Peng 6 1 2     J Zheng 5 6 6
WC   C Vandeweghe 0 1   11   M Bartoli 7 3 0
    S Záhlavová 6 6       S Záhlavová 4 4  
    R de los Ríos 4 1   11   M Bartoli 6 6  
11   M Bartoli 6 6  

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   M Sharapova 646 4
    M Kirilenko 77 3 6     M Kirilenko 6 6  
Q   Y Meusburger 6 4 6 Q   Y Meusburger 3 1  
    T Bacsinszky 4 6 2     M Kirilenko 7 77  
    A-L Grönefeld 5 4       R Vinci 5 64 
    R Vinci 7 6       R Vinci 79 7  
    V King 6 657     V King 675  
23   D Cibulková 3 77 5     M Kirilenko 5  
30   K Bondarenko 6 78   2   D Safina 4r  
    R Olaru 2 66  30   K Bondarenko 2 5  
    P Parmentier 4 6 5     E Baltacha 6 7  
    E Baltacha 6 3 7     E Baltacha 1 2  
    B Záhlavová-Strýcová 77 6106 2   D Safina 6 6  
Q   R Kulikova 65712 3     B Záhlavová-Strýcová 3 4  
    M Rybáriková 4 4   2   D Safina 6 6  
2   D Safina 6 6  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Li Na makes to historical WTA top 10, Zheng 20th". China Daily. Xinhua. 1 February 2010. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ Comeback perfect for Yanina Wickmayer

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