2013 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Victoria Azarenka was the defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating Li Na in the final 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2013 Australian Open.

Women's Singles
2013 Australian Open
ChampionBelarus Victoria Azarenka
Runner-upChina Li Na
Final score4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Details
Draw128 (12 Q / 8 WC )
Seeds32
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
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Azarenka, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams were in contention for the WTA No. 1 ranking at the start of the tournament. Azarenka retained the top ranking at the end of the tournament by winning the title after Sharapova and Williams lost in the semifinals and quarterfinals, respectively.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Victoria Azarenka (Champion)
  2.   Maria Sharapova (Semifinals)
  3.   Serena Williams (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Angelique Kerber (Fourth round)
  6.   Li Na (Final)
  7.   Sara Errani (First round)
  8.   Petra Kvitová (Second round)
  9.   Samantha Stosur (Second round)
  10.   Caroline Wozniacki (Fourth round)
  11.   Marion Bartoli (Third round)
  12.   Nadia Petrova (First round)
  13.   Ana Ivanovic (Fourth round)
  14.   Maria Kirilenko (Fourth round)
  15.   Dominika Cibulková (Second round)
  16.   Roberta Vinci (Third round)
  17.   Lucie Šafářová (Second round)
  18.   Julia Görges (Fourth round)
  19.   Ekaterina Makarova (Quarterfinals)
  20.   Yanina Wickmayer (Third round)
  21.   Varvara Lepchenko (Second round)
  22.   Jelena Janković (Third round)
  23.   Klára Zakopalová (Second round)
  24.   Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (First round)
  25.   Venus Williams (Third round)
  26.   Hsieh Su-wei (Second round)
  27.   Sorana Cîrstea (Third round)
  28.   Yaroslava Shvedova (First round)
  29.   Sloane Stephens (Semifinals)
  30.   Tamira Paszek (Second round)
  31.   Urszula Radwańska (First round)
  32.   Mona Barthel (First round)

QualifyingEdit

WildcardsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Victoria Azarenka 7 6
    Svetlana Kuznetsova 5 1
1   Victoria Azarenka 6 6
29   Sloane Stephens 1 4
3   Serena Williams 6 5 4
29   Sloane Stephens 3 7 6
1   Victoria Azarenka 4 6 6
6   Li Na 6 4 3
6   Li Na 7 6
4   Agnieszka Radwańska 5 3
6   Li Na 6 6
2   Maria Sharapova 2 2
19   Ekaterina Makarova 2 2
2   Maria Sharapova 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   V Azarenka 6 6  
    M Niculescu 1 4   1   V Azarenka 6 6  
    E Daniilidou 7 5 6     E Daniilidou 1 0  
    Ka Plíšková 5 7 4 1   V Azarenka 6 4 6
Q   L Kumkhum 77 6       J Hampton 4 6 2
    S Arvidsson 654   Q   L Kumkhum 1 2  
    J Hampton 6 6       J Hampton 6 6  
31   U Radwańska 2 4   1   V Azarenka 6 6  
21   V Lepchenko 6 6       E Vesnina 1 1  
    P Hercog 4 1   21   V Lepchenko 4 2  
WC   C Garcia 6 3 1     E Vesnina 6 6  
    E Vesnina 3 6 6     E Vesnina 4 77 6
    M Johansson 4 2   16   R Vinci 6 644
Q   A Amanmuradova 6 6   Q   A Amanmuradova 3 2  
    S Soler Espinosa 3 5   16   R Vinci 6 6  
16   R Vinci 6 7  

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
10   C Wozniacki 2 6 6
    S Lisicki 6 3 3 10   C Wozniacki 6 6  
    A Hlaváčková 1 2     D Vekić 1 4  
    D Vekić 6 6 10   C Wozniacki 6 6  
Q   D Gavrilova 6 626 Q   L Tsurenko 4 3  
    L Davis 3 77 4 Q   D Gavrilova 5 3  
Q   L Tsurenko 7 3 7 Q   L Tsurenko 7 6  
24   A Pavlyuchenkova 5 6 5 10   C Wozniacki 2 6 5
26   S-w Hsieh 77 6       S Kuznetsova 6 2 7
    L Arruabarrena Vecino 652 26   S-w Hsieh 2 1  
    S Kuznetsova 6 6       S Kuznetsova 6 6  
    L Domínguez Lino 2 1       S Kuznetsova 6 4 6
    Y Putintseva 6 606     C Suárez Navarro 2 6 3
    C McHale 1 77 2     Y Putintseva 6 652
    C Suárez Navarro 6 6       C Suárez Navarro 1 77 6
7   S Errani 4 4  

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   S Williams 6 6  
    E Gallovits-Hall 0 0   3   S Williams 6 6  
    M Rybáriková 6 1 12     G Muguruza 2 0  
    G Muguruza 4 6 14 3   S Williams 6 6  
    A Morita 6 6       A Morita 1 3  
    A Tatishvili 3 3       A Morita 6 6  
    A Beck 6 676     A Beck 2 0  
28   Y Shvedova 2 79 3 3   S Williams 6 6  
20   Y Wickmayer 6 7   14   M Kirilenko 2 0  
WC   J Gajdošová 1 5   20   Y Wickmayer 710 7  
Q   G Arn 2 2       J Čepelová 685  
    J Čepelová 6 6   20   Y Wickmayer 643  
PR   R Marino 3 0   14   M Kirilenko 77 6  
    S Peng 6 6       S Peng 5 2  
    V King 4 2   14   M Kirilenko 7 6  
14   M Kirilenko 6 6  

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12   N Petrova 2 0
    K Date-Krumm 6 6     K Date-Krumm 6 7
    S Pe'er 6 1 6     S Pe'er 2 5
    A Panova 4 6 3     K Date-Krumm 2 63 
    MT Torró Flor 6 4 3     B Jovanovski 6 77  
    B Jovanovski 2 6 6     B Jovanovski 7 7
    M Lučić-Baroni 644 17   L Šafářová 5 5
17   L Šafářová 77 6     B Jovanovski 1 6 5
29   S Stephens 6 6 29   S Stephens 6 3 7
    S Halep 1 1 29   S Stephens 6 6
    K Mladenovic 6 4 11     K Mladenovic 4 3
    T Babos 3 6 9 29   S Stephens 7 6  
    M Oudin 2 3     L Robson 5 3  
    L Robson 6 6     L Robson 2 6 11
    F Schiavone 4 6 2 8   P Kvitová 6 3 9
8   P Kvitová 6 2 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   N Li 6 6  
    S Karatantcheva 1 3   6   N Li 6 7  
    P Parmentier 6 3 2     O Govortsova 2 5  
    O Govortsova 2 6 6 6   N Li 6 6  
    Kr Plíšková 6 6   27   S Cîrstea 4 1  
WC   S Jones 3 2       Kr Plíšková 6 3 2
    C Vandeweghe 4 2   27   S Cîrstea 1 6 6
27   S Cîrstea 6 6   6   N Li 78 6  
18   J Görges 7 2 6 18   J Görges 661  
Q   V Dushevina 5 6 4 18   J Görges 6 6  
    R Oprandi 4 7 6     R Oprandi 3 2  
    T Pironkova 6 5 2 18   J Görges 6 1 7
WC   Y Zhang 1 6 4     J Zheng 3 6 5
    J Zheng 6 3 6     J Zheng 6 1 7
    K-c Chang 633   9   S Stosur 4 6 5
9   S Stosur 77 6  

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13   A Ivanovic 6 6
    M Czink 2 1 13   A Ivanovic 7 1 6
Q   Y-j Chan 6 1 6 Q   Y-j Chan 5 6 4
    D Hantuchová 1 6 1 13   A Ivanovic 7 6  
Q   MJ Koehler 3 6 6 22   J Janković 5 3  
Q   K Knapp 6 3 3 Q   MJ Koehler 6 652
    J Larsson 2 2 22   J Janković 2 77 6
22   J Janković 6 6 13   A Ivanovic 2 4
32   M Barthel 5 6 4 4   A Radwańska 6 6
    K Pervak 7 2 6     K Pervak 6 672
    H Watson 2 6 6     H Watson 4 79 6
    A Cadanțu 6 3 2     H Watson 3 1  
    I-C Begu 6 6 4   A Radwańska 6 6  
    A Rus 4 2     I-C Begu 3 3  
WC   B Bobusic 5 0 4   A Radwańska 6 6  
4   A Radwańska 7 6

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5   A Kerber 6 6
    E Svitolina 2 4 5   A Kerber 6 6  
    L Hradecká 6 710       L Hradecká 3 1  
    K Bertens 2 68  5   A Kerber 6 7
    C Dellacqua 4 60  WC   M Keys 2 5
WC   M Keys 6 77   WC   M Keys 6 6  
    S Vögele 6 4 5 30   T Paszek 2 1  
30   T Paszek 4 6 7 5   A Kerber 5 4  
19   E Makarova 6 7   19   E Makarova 7 6  
Q   M Larcher de Brito 2 5   19   E Makarova 6 6  
    C Giorgi 2 3       S Foretz Gacon 3 3  
    S Foretz Gacon 6 6   19   E Makarova 646 6
Q   V Dolonc 5 7 8 11   M Bartoli 77 3 4
WC   O Rogowska 7 5 6 Q   V Dolonc 5 0  
    A Medina Garrigues 2 4   11   M Bartoli 7 6  
11   M Bartoli 6 6  

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
15   D Cibulková 3 6 6
WC   A Barty 6 0 1 15   D Cibulková 664  
    M Minella 641 Q   V Savinykh 78 6  
Q   V Savinykh 77 6 Q   V Savinykh 2 6 3
    K Flipkens 6 6       K Flipkens 6 4 6
    N Bratchikova 4 3       K Flipkens 6 6  
    C Scheepers 1 2   23   K Zakopalová 1 0  
23   K Zakopalová 6 6       K Flipkens 1 0  
25   V Williams 6 6   2   M Sharapova 6 6  
    G Voskoboeva 1 0   25   V Williams 6 6  
    A Cornet 7 6310     A Cornet 3 3  
    M Erakovic 5 77 8 25   V Williams 1 3  
    P Martić 3 4   2   M Sharapova 6 6  
    M Doi 6 6       M Doi 0 0  
    O Puchkova 0 0 2   M Sharapova 6 6  
2   M Sharapova 6 6

Championship match statisticsEdit

Category   Azarenka   Li
1st serve % 76/97 (78%) 62/95 (65%)
1st serve points won 41 of 76 = 54% 30 of 62 = 48%
2nd serve points won 8 of 21 = 38% 14 of 33 = 42%
Total service points won 49 of 97 = 50.52% 44 of 95 = 46.32%
Aces 1 4
Double faults 4 5
Winners 18 36
Unforced errors 28 57
Net points won 8 of 14 = 57% 7 of 11 = 64%
Break points converted 9 of 12 = 75% 7 of 18 = 39%
Return points won 51 of 95 = 54% 48 of 97 = 49%
Total points won 100 92
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