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Dinara Safina was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to Alexandra Dulgheru.

Women's Singles
2010 Italian Open
ChampionSpain María José Martínez Sánchez
Runner-upSerbia Jelena Janković
Final score7–6(7–5), 7–5
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 2009 · Italian Open · 2011 →

Unseeded María José Martínez Sánchez won in the final 7–6(7–5), 7–5, against Jelena Janković.[1]

Top seed and world No. 1 Serena Williams made it to the semifinals, but was edged by Janković after failing to convert a match point.[2]

Unseeded and former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic also made a surprise run into the semifinals by beating two top 10 players and a top 15 player, but failed to defeat Martínez Sánchez.

SeedsEdit

The top eight seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1.   Serena Williams (Semifinals)
  2.   Caroline Wozniacki (Third Round)
  3.   Dinara Safina (Second Round)
  4.   Venus Williams (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Svetlana Kuznetsova (Second Round)
  6.   Elena Dementieva (Third Round)
  7.   Jelena Janković (Final)
  8.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Third Round)
  9.   Victoria Azarenka (Second Round)
  10.   Samantha Stosur (withdrew due to fatigue)
  11.   Yanina Wickmayer (Third Round)
  12.   Flavia Pennetta (Second Round)
  13.   Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)
  14.   Nadia Petrova (Quarterfinals)
  15.   Vera Zvonareva (First Round)
  16.   Shahar Pe'er (Third Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1/WC   Serena Williams 6 6  
    Maria Kirilenko 1 4  
1/WC   Serena Williams 6 3 65
7   Jelena Janković 4 6 77
4   Venus Williams 0 1  
7   Jelena Janković 6 6  
7   Jelena Janković 655  
    María José Martínez Sánchez 77 7  
    Ana Ivanovic 6 7  
14   Nadia Petrova 2 5  
    Ana Ivanovic 4 2  
    María José Martínez Sánchez 6 6  
    Lucie Šafářová 664  
    María José Martínez Sánchez 78 6  

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1/WC   S Williams 77 6  
    S Záhlavová 0 4       T Bacsinszky 621  
    T Bacsinszky 6 6   1/WC   S Williams 6 3 6
    A Petkovic 6 6       A Petkovic 2 6 0
    V Dushevina 3 0       A Petkovic 6 6  
    P Kvitová 6 6       P Kvitová 3 4  
15   V Zvonareva 4 0   1/WC   S Williams 6 6  
LL   P Parmentier 1 6 5     M Kirilenko 1 4  
    D Cibulková 6 3 7     D Cibulková 6 6  
    A Brianti 6 77       A Brianti 3 4  
    A Pavlyuchenkova 4 65      D Cibulková 6 1 1
    M Kirilenko 6 6       M Kirilenko 4 6 6
WC   R Oprandi 1 3       M Kirilenko 6 3 6
5   S Kuznetsova 2 6 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   V Williams 6 6  
    G Dulko 77 2 65    P Schnyder 2 2  
    P Schnyder 656 77 4   V Williams 6 6  
    P Hercog 6 6   16   S Pe'er 3 4  
Q   G Arn 3 3       P Hercog 6 5 3
WC   C Dentoni 2 1   16   S Pe'er 2 7 6
16   S Pe'er 6 6   4   V Williams 0 1  
11   Y Wickmayer 6 1 6 7   J Janković 6 6  
Q   K Šprem 3 6 4 11   Y Wickmayer 6 627
Q   A Morita 4 2       A Rezaï 3 77 5
    A Rezaï 6 6   11   Y Wickmayer 2 0  
Q   B Mattek-Sands 6 6   7   J Janković 6 6  
    M Oudin 1 3   Q   B Mattek-Sands 3 6 1
7   J Janković 6 3 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   E Dementieva 6 7  
    Y Shvedova 6 6       Y Shvedova 4 5  
Q   B Jovanovski 2 2   6   E Dementieva 1 65 
    A Ivanovic 6 6       A Ivanovic 6 77  
    E Vesnina 1 3       A Ivanovic 6 6  
Q   S Karatantcheva 1 4   9   V Azarenka 4 4  
9   V Azarenka 6 6       A Ivanovic 6 7  
14   N Petrova 6 6   14   N Petrova 2 5  
    T Garbin 3 2   14   N Petrova 6 6  
Q   V Lepchenko 77 5 3 PR   K Srebotnik 4 4  
PR   K Srebotnik 627 6 14   N Petrova 6 3 6
    S Errani 6 1 4     A Dulgheru 0 6 2
    A Dulgheru 2 6 6     A Dulgheru 6 656
3   D Safina 4 77 1

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   A Radwańska 6 6  
    R Vinci 78 77       R Vinci 1 0  
    A Kleybanova 6665  8   A Radwańska 6 3 61
    L Šafářová 6 696     L Šafářová 1 6 77
    O Govortsova 2 711 3     L Šafářová 6 6  
Q   A Amanmuradova 2 3   12   F Pennetta 1 2  
12   F Pennetta 6 6       L Šafářová 664  
13   F Schiavone 3 6 6     MJ Martínez Sánchez 78 6  
    D Hantuchová 6 2 2 13   F Schiavone 2 2  
    A Kudryavtseva 7 4 3     MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 6  
    MJ Martínez Sánchez 5 6 6     MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 6  
WC   ME Camerin 6 4 6 2   C Wozniacki 4 2  
    J Zheng 4 6 4 WC   ME Camerin 1 0  
2   C Wozniacki 6 6  

ReferencesEdit

Specific
  1. ^ "Martinez Sanchez beats Jankovic to Rome title". CNN. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Jelena Jankovic beats Serena Williams in Rome". BBC Sport. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 1 August 2017.