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2016 Italian Open – Women's Singles

Maria Sharapova was the defending champion, but could not defend the title because of her provisional suspension after failing a drug test at the Australian Open.[1]

Women's Singles
2016 Italian Open
ChampionUnited States Serena Williams
Runner-upUnited States Madison Keys
Final score7–6(7–5), 6–3
Details
Draw56 (8Q / 3WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Serena Williams won the title in Rome for the fourth time, defeating Madison Keys in the final, 7–6(7–5), 6–3.

SeedsEdit

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

01.    Serena Williams (Champion)
02.    Angelique Kerber (Second round)
03.    Garbiñe Muguruza (Semifinals)
04.    Victoria Azarenka (Second round)
05.    Petra Kvitová (Second round)
06.    Simona Halep (Second round)
07.    Roberta Vinci (Second round)
08.    Carla Suárez Navarro (Third round)
09.    Svetlana Kuznetsova (Quarterfinals)
10.    Lucie Šafářová (Second round)
11.    Timea Bacsinszky (Quarterfinals)
12.    Venus Williams (Second round)
13.    Ana Ivanovic (Second round)
14.    Sara Errani (First round)
15.    Elina Svitolina (First round)
16.    Karolína Plíšková (First round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Serena Williams 6 6
9   Svetlana Kuznetsova 2 0
1   Serena Williams 6 6
  Irina-Camelia Begu 4 1
    Irina-Camelia Begu 6 77
  Misaki Doi 2 63
1   Serena Williams 77 6
  Madison Keys 653
11   Timea Bacsinszky 5 2
3   Garbiñe Muguruza 7 6
3   Garbiñe Muguruza 654
  Madison Keys 77 6
  Madison Keys 6 4 6
  Barbora Strýcová 4 6 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   S Williams 6 6
  A-L Friedsam 6 7   A-L Friedsam 4 3
  AK Schmiedlová 4 5 1   S Williams 79 6
WC   C Giovine 1 6 2 Q   C McHale 671
Q   C McHale 6 2 6 Q   C McHale 636 6
  A Pavlyuchenkova 4 4 13   A Ivanovic 77 4 1
13   A Ivanovic 6 6 1   S Williams 6 6
9   S Kuznetsova 7 6 9   S Kuznetsova 2 0
  C Garcia 5 4 9   S Kuznetsova 6 6
Q   A Riske 6 651   S Stosur 4 4
  S Stosur 4 77 6 9   S Kuznetsova 6 2 6
  S Lisicki 1 63   D Gavrilova 2 6 3
  D Gavrilova 6 77   D Gavrilova 6 4 6
6   S Halep 3 6 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   V Azarenka 3 2
  M Gasparyan 3 0   I-C Begu 6 6
  I-C Begu 6 6   I-C Begu 6 6
  M Niculescu 4 1   D Kasatkina 1 4
Q   M Duque Mariño 6 6 Q   M Duque Mariño 2 2
  D Kasatkina 6 6   D Kasatkina 6 6
16   Ka Plíšková 4 4   I-C Begu 6 77
10   L Šafářová 6 6   M Doi 2 63
WC   F Schiavone 3 2 10   L Šafářová 3 5
  A Cornet 621   M Doi 6 7
  M Doi 77 6   M Doi 4 7 6
Q   J Larsson 1 2   J Konta 6 5 2
  J Konta 6 6   J Konta 6 6
7   R Vinci 0 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8   C Suárez Navarro 6 7
  T Pereira 6 78   T Pereira 1 5
  A Beck 4 66 8   C Suárez Navarro 7 5 2
Q   J Görges 6 653 11   T Bacsinszky 5 7 6
  L Tsurenko 1 77 6   L Tsurenko 2 4
  Y Wickmayer 2 2 11   T Bacsinszky 6 6
11   T Bacsinszky 6 6 11   T Bacsinszky 5 2
15   E Svitolina 1 6 1 3   G Muguruza 7 6
Q   M Puig 6 4 6 Q   M Puig 1 1
  K Mladenovic 3 1   J Ostapenko 6 6
  J Ostapenko 6 6   J Ostapenko 1 4
  E Makarova 6 6 3   G Muguruza 6 6
  D Kovinić 2 2   E Makarova 1 0
3   G Muguruza 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   P Kvitová 3 4
  M Keys 6 6   M Keys 6 6
  A Petkovic 4 1   M Keys 77 6
Q   K Bertens 1 4   T Babos 623
  T Babos 6 6   T Babos 657 6
  C Vandeweghe 4 3 12   V Williams 77 5 4
12   V Williams 6 6   M Keys 6 4 6
14   S Errani 4 6 0   B Strýcová 4 6 3
Q   H Watson 6 3 6 Q   H Watson 4 2
  B Strýcová 6 6   B Strýcová 6 6
WC   K Knapp 2 2   B Strýcová 6 6
  J Janković 4 6 3   E Bouchard 1 0
  E Bouchard 6 2 6   E Bouchard 6 5 7
2   A Kerber 1 7 5

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Yulia Putintseva (First round)
  2.   Elena Vesnina (Qualifying competition)
  3.   Heather Watson (Qualified)
  4.   Julia Görges (Qualified)
  5.   Christina McHale (Qualified)
  6.   Monica Puig (Qualified)
  7.   Johanna Larsson (Qualified)
  8.   Varvara Lepchenko (Qualifying competition)
  9.   Irina Falconi (First round)
  10.   Madison Brengle (First round)
  11.   Zheng Saisai (First round)
  12.   Nicole Gibbs (First round)
  13.   Mirjana Lučić-Baroni (First round)
  14.   Hsieh Su-wei (Qualifying competition)
  15.   Lara Arruabarrena (Qualifying competition)
  16.   Ana Konjuh (Qualifying competition)

QualifiersEdit

DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Yulia Putintseva 6377 1
  Mariana Duque Mariño 77 646
    Mariana Duque Mariño 6 4 77
  Aliaksandra Sasnovich 0 6 65
  Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6 78
9   Irina Falconi 4 66

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Elena Vesnina 1 6 6
  Tatjana Maria 6 4 0
2   Elena Vesnina 4 4
  Alison Riske 6 6
  Alison Riske 6 6
13   Mirjana Lučić-Baroni 2 1

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Heather Watson 6 2 6
WC   Nastassja Burnett 3 6 3
3   Heather Watson 7 4 6
16   Ana Konjuh 5 6 3
  Yaroslava Shvedova 1 77 3
16   Ana Konjuh 6 636

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Julia Görges 6 6
  Polona Hercog 4 3
4   Julia Görges 7 6
  Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5 3
  Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6 6
10   Madison Brengle 4 1

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Christina McHale 6 6
PR   Laura Robson 4 2
5   Christina McHale 6 3 6
  Naomi Broady 4 6 1
  Naomi Broady 6 6
11   Zheng Saisai 3 2

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Monica Puig 6 6
WC   Martina Colmegna 3 0
6   Monica Puig 6 6
15   Lara Arruabarrena 4 3
WC   Martina Di Giuseppe 2 4
15   Lara Arruabarrena 6 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Johanna Larsson 7 6
  Donna Vekić 5 2
7   Johanna Larsson 6 6
14   Hsieh Su-wei 3 4
WC   Alberta Brianti 6 1 4
14   Hsieh Su-wei 2 6 6

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
8   Varvara Lepchenko 6 6
  Tsvetana Pironkova 3 0
8   Varvara Lepchenko 2 3
  Kiki Bertens 6 6
  Kiki Bertens 6 6
12   Nicole Gibbs 2 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maria Sharapova provisionally banned from tennis after revealing failed drugs test". The Guardian. 8 March 2016.