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2013 Western & Southern Open – Women's Singles

Li Na was the defending women's singles tournament champion, but lost to Serena Williams in the semifinals. Victoria Azarenka defeated Williams in the final 2–6, 6–2, 7–6(8–6) to claim the title.

Women's Singles
2013 Western & Southern Open
ChampionBelarus Victoria Azarenka
Runner-upUnited States Serena Williams
Final score2–6, 6–2, 7–6(8–6)
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Marion Bartoli played the last match of her professional career and retired after losing to Simona Halep in the second round.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Serena Williams (Final)
  2.   Victoria Azarenka (Champion)
  3.   Maria Sharapova (Second round)
  4.   Agnieszka Radwańska (Quarterfinals, withdrew because of personal reasons)
  5.   Li Na (Semifinals)
  6.   Sara Errani (Third round)
  7.   Petra Kvitová (Third round)
  8.   Marion Bartoli (Second round)
  9.   Angelique Kerber (Third round)
  10.   Caroline Wozniacki (Quarterfinals)
  11.   Samantha Stosur (Third round)
  12.   Roberta Vinci (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Kirsten Flipkens (First round)
  14.   Jelena Janković (Semifinals)
  15.   Ana Ivanovic (First round)
  16.   Maria Kirilenko (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Serena Williams 6 6
  Simona Halep 0 4
1   Serena Williams 7 7
5   Li Na 5 5
4   Agnieszka Radwańska
5   Li Na w/o
1   Serena Williams 6 2 66
2   Victoria Azarenka 2 6 78
12   Roberta Vinci 0 4
14   Jelena Janković 6 6
14   Jelena Janković 6 2 3
2   Victoria Azarenka 4 6 6
10   Caroline Wozniacki 3 65
2   Victoria Azarenka 6 77

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   S Williams 4 6 6
Q   M Puig 3 4 Q   E Bouchard 6 2 2
Q   E Bouchard 6 6 1   S Williams 6 6
    M Barthel 6 6   M Barthel 4 1
  L Šafářová 3 4     M Barthel 6 6
Q   A Tatishvili 6 646416   M Kirilenko 4 4
16   M Kirilenko 4 77 77 1   S Williams 6 6
11   S Stosur 6 7   S Halep 0 4
  S Kuznetsova 1 5 11   S Stosur 6 77
  A Pavlyuchenkova 5 6 3   J Hampton 3 63
  J Hampton 7 4 6 11   S Stosur 4 6 2
  S Halep 656 6   S Halep 6 4 6
  S-w Hsieh 77 1 2     S Halep 3 6 6
8   M Bartoli 6 4 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   A Radwańska 6 6
PR   F Pennetta 2 6 2   V Lepchenko 4 0
  V Lepchenko 6 2 6 4   A Radwańska 6 6
Q   J Čepelová 4 1   E Vesnina 0 2
  V Williams 6 6     V Williams 2 7 2
    E Vesnina 3 6 6   E Vesnina 6 5 6
13   K Flipkens 6 1 3 4   A Radwańska
9   A Kerber 666 6 5   N Li w/o
Q   K Knapp 78 0 1 9   A Kerber 77 6
Q   S Arvidsson 6 4 67PR   A Kleybanova 632
PR   A Kleybanova 4 6 79 9   A Kerber 4 4
WC   L Davis 77 77 5   N Li 6 6
  K Zakopalová 6361 WC   L Davis 6 1 1
5   N Li 4 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   S Errani 6 5 6
    D Cibulková 2 4 Q   P Hercog 4 7 4
Q   P Hercog 6 6 6   S Errani 4 3
WC   D Hantuchová 6 4 1 12   R Vinci 6 6
Q   A Petkovic 2 6 6 Q   A Petkovic 4 77 3
WC   B Mattek-Sands 4 7 3 12   R Vinci 6 636
12   R Vinci 6 5 6 12   R Vinci 0 4
14   J Janković 77 5 6 14   J Janković 6 6
  S Lisicki 657 2 14   J Janković 2 6 6
Q   A Beck 3 2   E Makarova 6 3 3
  E Makarova 6 6 14   J Janković 3 7 7
  S Stephens 6 3 6   S Stephens 6 5 5
Q   P Martić 2 6 3     S Stephens 2 77 6
3   M Sharapova 6 653

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   P Kvitová 6 676
Q   M Erakovic 6 6 Q   M Erakovic 4 79 3
  C Suárez Navarro 3 4 7   P Kvitová 6 2 3
    Y Wickmayer 1 2 10   C Wozniacki 3 6 6
LL   M Niculescu 6 6 LL   M Niculescu 4 3
    S Peng 1 1 10   C Wozniacki 6 6
10   C Wozniacki 6 6 10   C Wozniacki 3 65
15   A Ivanovic 6 684 2   V Azarenka 6 77
  A Cornet 2 710 6     A Cornet 6 5 5
  M Rybáriková 6 4 6   M Rybáriková 3 7 7
  J Görges 2 6 4     M Rybáriková 3 4
Q   V King 6 6 2   V Azarenka 6 6
  K Mladenovic 3 4 Q   V King 1 66
2   V Azarenka 6 78

Qualifying drawEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Urszula Radwańska (First round)
  2.   Madison Keys (withdrew because of a right shoulder injury)
  3.   Monica Niculescu (Qualifying competition, Lucky Loser)
  4.   Annika Beck (Qualified)
  5.   Stefanie Vögele (First round)
  6.   Andrea Petkovic (Qualified)
  7.   Monica Puig (Qualified)
  8.   Ayumi Morita (First round)
  9.   Lourdes Domínguez Lino (Qualifying competition)
  10.   Zheng Jie (First round)
  11.   Francesca Schiavone (First round)
  12.   Karin Knapp (Qualified)
  13.   Eugenie Bouchard (Qualified)
  14.   Kimiko Date-Krumm (Qualifying competition)
  15.   Donna Vekić (First round)
  16.   Tsvetana Pironkova (First round)
  17.   Chanelle Scheepers (Qualifying competition)
  18.   Johanna Larsson (Qualifying competition)
  19.   Silvia Soler Espinosa (First round)
  20.   Paula Ormaechea (First round)
  21.   Karolína Plíšková (Qualifying competition)
  22.   Irina-Camelia Begu (First round)
  23.   Olga Govortsova (Qualifying competition)
  24.   Marina Erakovic (Qualified)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky LoserEdit

  1.   Monica Niculescu

DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Urszula Radwańska 6 4 4
    Petra Martić 4 6 6
    Petra Martić 6 6  
    María Teresa Torró Flor 2 1  
    María Teresa Torró Flor 6 6
16   Tsvetana Pironkova 2 2

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
Alt   Mariana Duque 3 1
    Vesna Dolonc 6 6
    Vesna Dolonc 3 1  
13   Eugenie Bouchard 6 6  
    Anabel Medina Garrigues 0 3
13   Eugenie Bouchard 6 6

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Monica Niculescu 6 6
    Andrea Hlaváčková 1 4
3   Monica Niculescu 5 1  
WC   Vania King 7 6  
WC   Vania King 4 6 6
20   Paula Ormaechea 6 2 4

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Annika Beck 6 4 6
WC   Shelby Rogers 3 6 2
4   Annika Beck 6 6  
23   Olga Govortsova 4 4  
    Olga Puchkova 6 2 2
23   Olga Govortsova 3 6 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Stefanie Vögele 6 3 2
    Sofia Arvidsson 4 6 6
    Sofia Arvidsson 6 6  
    Alexandra Dulgheru 1 2  
    Alexandra Dulgheru 6 4 6
15   Donna Vekić 2 6 4

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Andrea Petkovic 6 6
WC   Maria Sanchez 0 0
6   Andrea Petkovic 7 6  
21   Karolína Plíšková 5 2  
    Caroline Garcia 6 3 3
21   Karolína Plíšková 3 6 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Monica Puig 6 6
    Mallory Burdette 4 4
7   Monica Puig 6 6  
17   Chanelle Scheepers 1 4  
WC   Melanie Oudin 2 5
17   Chanelle Scheepers 6 7

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Ayumi Morita 2 0
    Alison Riske 6 6
    Alison Riske 656 2
    Jana Čepelová 77 3 6
    Jana Čepelová 6 6
22   Irina-Camelia Begu 2 2

Ninth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
9   Lourdes Domínguez Lino 6 6
    Christina McHale 0 4
9   Lourdes Domínguez Lino 630  
WC   Polona Hercog 77 6  
WC   Polona Hercog 3 6 713
19   Silvia Soler Espinosa 6 2 611

Tenth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
10   Zheng Jie 7 1 2
    Anna Tatishvili 5 6 6
    Anna Tatishvili 6 6  
14   Kimiko Date-Krumm 3 4  
    Galina Voskoboeva 4 0
14   Kimiko Date-Krumm 6 6

Eleventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
11   Francesca Schiavone 6 3 2
    Heather Watson 1 6 6
    Heather Watson 4 77 3
24   Marina Erakovic 6 646
    Petra Cetkovská 4 7 3
24   Marina Erakovic 6 5 6

Twelfth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
12   Karin Knapp 6 6
    Lara Arruabarrena 4 2
12   Karin Knapp 5 6 6
18   Johanna Larsson 7 2 4
WC   Nicole Gibbs 4 6 2
18   Johanna Larsson 6 3 6

ReferencesEdit