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2011 Australian Open – Wheelchair Women's Singles

 

2011 Australian Open – Wheelchair Women's Singles

2011 Australian Open
Champion   Esther Vergeer
Runner-up   Daniela di Toro
Final score   6–0, 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
Australian Open
 < 2010 2012 > 
Australian Open – Wheelchair Women's Singles
 < 2010 2012 > 

The 2011 Australian Open – Wheelchair Women's Singles was a International Tennis Federation and Tennis Australia.

Vergeer claimed her 17th Grand Slam title.

Dutchwoman, Korie Homan was the defending champion, but she didn't participate this year due to injury.[5] Her compatriot Esther Vergeer won the title in straight sets against Daniela di Toro. Vergeer's singles win was her eighth Australian Open crown, her seventeenth overall, and the fourth time that she has not lost a game during a Grand Slam final. The win in the final was her 404th consecutive match win

Contents

  • Tournament 1
    • Results 1.1
    • Key 1.2
    • Seeds 1.3
    • Draw 1.4
  • References 2

Tournament

On her Grand Slam debut Marjolein Buis won in three sets against Annick Sevenans to reach the semifinals. Also into the semifinals were World number one Esther Vergeer who recorded her 402nd consecutive match win with a 6–0, 6–0 win over her doubles partner, Sharon Walraven. Buis then took on World number two and home favourite Daniela di Toro who lost just three games on Australia Day against Aniek van Koot.[6] While Jiske Griffioen would play Vergeer in the semifinals after defeating Grand Slam debuant Jordanne Whiley in straight sets.[7] The semifinals witnessed di Toro and Vergeer make the final with straight sets wins.[8] In the final Vergeer claimed her eighth Australian Open title as she defeated di Toro without losing a game to chalk up her 404th consecutive win.[9][10]

Results

Key

Seeds

  1. Esther Vergeer (Champion)
  2. Daniela di Toro (Final)

Draw

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Esther Vergeer 6 6    
    Sharon Walraven 0 0    
  1   Esther Vergeer 6 6    
      Jiske Griffioen 2 2    
    Jordanne Whiley 4 1  
      Jiske Griffioen 6 6    
    1   Esther Vergeer 6 6  
  2   Daniela di Toro 0 0  
      Marjolein Buis 5 6 6  
    Annick Sevenans 7 3 2  
    Marjolein Buis 3 2  
  2   Daniela di Toro 6 6    
    Aniek van Koot 3 0  
  2   Daniela di Toro 6 6    

References

  • Main Draw
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  2. ^ "Plexicushion Tennis Court Surface". plexipave.com. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Plexicushion tournaments". plexipave.com. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Plexicushion Prestige AO ITF Court Pace Classification". plexipave.com. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Australian Open Preview, Draws and Schedule". itftennis.com. 24 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Buis makes Australian Open semifinals". itftennis.com. 26 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Peter Norfolk secures opening win at Australian Open". bbc.co.uk. 26 January 2011. 
  8. ^ Caroline Tang (27 January 2011). "Di Toro closes on wheelchair trophy". australianopen.com. 
  9. ^ Caroline Tang (29 January 2011). "Vergeer breezes to 17th Slam singles title". australianopen.com. 
  10. ^ "This week 31 January issue 5". itftennis.com. 
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