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2011 Australian Open – Women's Singles

2011 Australian Open
Champion   Kim Clijsters
Runner-up   Li Na
Final score   3–6, 6–3, 6–3
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 > 

Serena Williams was the two-time defending champion, but a foot injury during the middle of the 2010 season prevented her defending the titles.
Kim Clijsters won her first Australian Open title and her fourth (and last) Grand Slam overall by beating Li Na 3–6, 6–3, 6–3 in the final. Li became the first Asian player to make the final of a Grand Slam in singles.

Notably this was the last Grand Slam that former World No.1 and 7-time Grand Slam Champion, Justine Henin would ever play, being forced into a second retirement due to an elbow injury.[1]

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Qualifying 2
  • Draw 3
    • Key 3.1
    • Finals 3.2
    • Top Half 3.3
      • Section 1 3.3.1
      • Section 2 3.3.2
      • Section 3 3.3.3
      • Section 4 3.3.4
    • Bottom Half 3.4
      • Section 5 3.4.1
      • Section 6 3.4.2
      • Section 7 3.4.3
      • Section 8 3.4.4
  • References 4

Seeds

  1. Caroline Wozniacki (Semifinals)
  2. Vera Zvonareva (Semifinals)
  3. Kim Clijsters (Champion)
  4. Venus Williams (Third round, retired because of a hip injury)
  5. Samantha Stosur (Third round)
  6. Francesca Schiavone (Quarterfinals)
  7. Jelena Janković (Second round)
  8. Victoria Azarenka (Fourth round)
  9. Li Na (Final)
  10. Shahar Pe'er (Third round)
  11. Justine Henin (Third round)
  12. Agnieszka Radwańska (Quarterfinals)
  13. Nadia Petrova (Third round)
  14. Maria Sharapova (Fourth round)
  15. Marion Bartoli (Second round)
  16. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Third round)
  17. Aravane Rezaï (First round)
  18. Maria Kirilenko (Second round)
  19. Ana Ivanovic (First round)
  20. Kaia Kanepi (Second round)
  21. Yanina Wickmayer (Second round)
  22. Flavia Pennetta (Fourth round)
  23. Svetlana Kuznetsova (Fourth round)
  24. Alisa Kleybanova (Second round)
  25. Petra Kvitová (Quarterfinals)
  26. María José Martínez Sánchez (Second round)
  27. Alexandra Dulgheru (First round)
  28. Daniela Hantuchová (First round)
  29. Dominika Cibulková (Third round)
  30. Andrea Petkovic (Quarterfinals)
  31. Lucie Šafářová (Third round)
  32. Tsvetana Pironkova (Second round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Caroline Wozniacki 3 6 6  
6   Francesca Schiavone 6 3 3  
  1   Caroline Wozniacki 6 5 3  
  9   Li Na 3 7 6  
30   Andrea Petkovic 2 4  
  9   Li Na 6 6    
    9   Li Na 6 3 3
  3   Kim Clijsters 3 6 6
  12   Agnieszka Radwańska 3 64    
3   Kim Clijsters 6 77    
  3   Kim Clijsters 6 6  
  2   Vera Zvonareva 3 3    
25   Petra Kvitová 2 4  
  2   Vera Zvonareva 6 6    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   C Wozniacki 6 6    
    G Dulko 3 4       1   C Wozniacki 6 6    
    T Paszek 77 0 3       V King 1 0    
    V King 64 6 6       1   C Wozniacki 6 6    
    L Hradecká 4 5         29   D Cibulková 4 3    
    A Brianti 6 7           A Brianti 1 6 2
    A Kerber 2 77 4   29   D Cibulková 6 4 6  
29   D Cibulková 6 64 6       1   C Wozniacki 6 6  
21   Y Wickmayer 6 2 6           A Sevastova 3 4  
    J Groth 3 6 4     21   Y Wickmayer 4 2    
    P Hercog 4 65         A Sevastova 6 6    
    A Sevastova 6 77             A Sevastova 6 6  
Q   V Manasieva 7 6         Q   V Manasieva 1 3    
    L Pous Tió 5 2       Q   V Manasieva 3 6 6
    T Garbin 0 0     15   M Bartoli 6 3 0  
15   M Bartoli 6 6    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11   J Henin 5 6 6  
Q   S Mirza 7 3 1     11   J Henin 6 6    
Q   J Hampton 6 4 5       E Baltacha 1 3    
    E Baltacha 3 6 7       11   J Henin 4 68    
    B Mattek-Sands 1 6 5       23   S Kuznetsova 6 710    
Q   A Rus 6 3 7     Q   A Rus 1 4  
    A Riske 3 2     23   S Kuznetsova 6 6    
23   S Kuznetsova 6 6         23   S Kuznetsova 4 6 14
32   T Pironkova 6 3 6       6   F Schiavone 6 1 16
    P Parmentier 4 6 3     32   T Pironkova 4 1    
    T Bacsinszky 0 3         M Niculescu 6 6    
    M Niculescu 6 6             M Niculescu 0 62  
    R Marino 6 4 6       6   F Schiavone 6 77    
    J Namigata 2 6 3         R Marino 3 7 7
    A Parra Santonja 77 2 4   6   F Schiavone 6 5 9  
6   F Schiavone 64 6 6  

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4   V Williams 6 6    
    S Errani 3 2       4   V Williams 66 6 6  
    S Záhlavová 6 6         S Záhlavová 78 0 4  
    R Voráčová 1 3         4   V Williams 0 r    
Q   A Keothavong 7 6         30   A Petkovic 1      
Q   A Rodionova 5 4       Q   A Keothavong 6 5 0
    J Craybas 1 2     30   A Petkovic 2 7 6  
30   A Petkovic 6 6         30   A Petkovic 6 6  
20   K Kanepi 2 6 6       14   M Sharapova 2 3  
    M Rybáriková 6 4 3     20   K Kanepi 4 6 4  
    J Görges 6 4 6       J Görges 6 3 6  
    E Gallovits-Hall 3 6 3           J Görges 6 4 4
    E Vesnina 6 3 3       14   M Sharapova 4 6 6  
    V Razzano 4 6 6         V Razzano 63 3  
    T Tanasugarn 1 3     14   M Sharapova 77 6    
14   M Sharapova 6 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
9   N Li 6 7    
    S Arvidsson 1 5       9   N Li 6 6    
    E Rodina 6 6         E Rodina 3 2    
WC   O Rogowska 3 1         9   N Li 6 6    
    Z Ondrášková 4 0             B Záhlavová-Strýcová 2 1    
WC   J Dokić 6 6       WC   J Dokić 63 1  
    B Záhlavová-Strýcová 6 3 7       B Záhlavová-Strýcová 77 6    
17   A Rezaï 0 6 5       9   N Li 6 6  
28   D Hantuchová 63 6 7       8   V Azarenka 3 3  
    R Kulikova 77 3 9         R Kulikova 4 6 5  
    K Šprem 6 4 2       C Scheepers 6 4 7  
    C Scheepers 4 6 6           C Scheepers 3 3  
    P Mayr-Achleitner 5 4         8   V Azarenka 6 6    
    A Hlaváčková 7 6           A Hlaváčková 4 4  
Q   K Wörle 0 2     8   V Azarenka 6 6    
8   V Azarenka 6 6    

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7   J Janković 6 77    
    A Kudryavtseva 0 65       7   J Janković 63 3    
    K Bondarenko 6 3 6       S Peng 77 6    
    S Peng 2 6 8           S Peng 6 3 6  
WC   C Garcia 7 4 6           A Morita 1 6 3  
    V Lepchenko 5 6 3     WC   C Garcia 4 4  
    A Morita 6 6         A Morita 6 6    
27   A Dulgheru 4 4             S Peng 5 6 5
24   A Kleybanova 6 6         12   A Radwańska 7 3 7
Q   I Falconi 1 0       24   A Kleybanova 4 62    
Q   A Kremer 3 6 2       S Halep 6 77    
    S Halep 6 3 6           S Halep 1 2  
WC   S Ferguson 66 6 3       12   A Radwańska 6 6    
Q   P Martić 78 0 6     Q   P Martić 3 4  
    K Date-Krumm 4 6 5   12   A Radwańska 6 6    
12   A Radwańska 6 4 7  

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13   N Petrova 6 6    
    K Pervak 2 1       13   N Petrova 6 6    
WC   A Molik 1 6 8   WC   A Molik 4 1    
    R Vinci 6 3 6       13   N Petrova 2 6 6  
    P Schnyder 2 3             E Makarova 6 3 8  
Q   L Tsurenko 6 6       Q   L Tsurenko 66 1  
    E Makarova 3 6 10       E Makarova 78 6    
19   A Ivanovic 6 4 8           E Makarova 63 2  
26   MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 4 6       3   K Clijsters 77 6  
    G Arn 3 6 2     26   MJ Martínez Sánchez 5 1    
Q   C Vandeweghe 2 1         A Cornet 7 6    
    A Cornet 6 6             A Cornet 63 3  
    C McHale 6 3 4       3   K Clijsters 77 6    
    C Suárez Navarro 4 6 6         C Suárez Navarro 1 3  
    D Safina 0 0     3   K Clijsters 6 6    
3   K Clijsters 6 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5   S Stosur 6 6    
WC   L Davis 1 1       5   S Stosur 6 6    
    ME Camerin 3 6 1       V Dushevina 3 2    
    V Dushevina 6 3 6       5   S Stosur 65 3    
    O Govortsova 3 4         25   P Kvitová 77 6    
    A Chakvetadze 6 6           A Chakvetadze 3 4  
WC   S Peers 2 4     25   P Kvitová 6 6    
25   P Kvitová 6 6         25   P Kvitová 3 6 6
22   F Pennetta 6 6         22   F Pennetta 6 3 3
    An Rodionova 2 1       22   F Pennetta 6 6    
    L Domínguez Lino 6 6         L Domínguez Lino 2 2    
    J Larsson 2 1         22   F Pennetta 3 77 6
    S Cîrstea 6 6         10   S Pe'er 6 63 4  
    M Lučić 4 2           S Cîrstea 3 2  
    M Johansson 1 1     10   S Pe'er 6 6    
10   S Pe'er 6 6    

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
16   A Pavlyuchenkova 6 77    
    K Flipkens 4 64       16   A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6    
    A Amanmuradova 4 2         K Barrois 2 2    
    K Barrois 6 6         16   A Pavlyuchenkova 3 6 5  
    A Medina Garrigues 0 1             I Benešová 6 1 7  
    I Benešová 6 6           I Benešová 6 6  
    R Oprandi 3 7 6   18   M Kirilenko 3 1    
18   M Kirilenko 6 5 8           I Benešová 4 1  
31   L Šafářová 7 4 6       2   V Zvonareva 6 6  
    S Zhang 5 6 1     31   L Šafářová 6 62 7  
    K Zakopalová 6 3 6       K Zakopalová 3 77 5  
    M Oudin 1 6 1       31   L Šafářová 3 69  
    B Jovanovski 7 6         2   V Zvonareva 6 711    
WC   K-c Chang 5 1           B Jovanovski 6 3 1
    S Bammer 2 1     2   V Zvonareva 2 6 6  
2   V Zvonareva 6 6    

References

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com
  1. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/27/sports/tennis/27henin.html?_r=0
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