2003 US Open – Women's Singles

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2003 US Open
Champion   Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne
Runner-up   Belgium Kim Clijsters
Final score   7–5, 6–1
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
US Open
 < 2002 2004 > 

The women's singles competition at the 2003 US Open started on Monday, August 25, 2003 in New York City.[1] Serena Williams was the champion in 2002; however, she did not participate in 2003 because of injury. Justine Henin-Hardenne was the Champion defeating Kim Clijsters in the final, 7-5, 6-1. Henin-Hardenne dropped only one set in the whole tournament and that was to American Jennifer Capriati in the semi-finals.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Belgium Kim Clijsters (Final)
  2. Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne (Champion)
  3. United States Lindsay Davenport (Semifinals)
  4. United States Serena Williams (Withdrew because of injury)
  5. France Amélie Mauresmo (Quarterfinals)
  6. United States Jennifer Capriati (Semifinals)
  7. Russia Anastasia Myskina (Quarterfinals)
  8. United States Chanda Rubin (First Round)
  9. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová (Third Round)
  10. Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva (First Round)
  11. Russia Elena Dementieva (Fourth Round)
  12. Spain Conchita Martínez (Second Round)
  13. Russia Vera Zvonareva (Third Round)
  14. South Africa Amanda Coetzer (Third Round)
  15. Japan Ai Sugiyama (Fourth Round)
  16. Russia Elena Bovina (First Round)
  17. United States Meghann Shaughnessy (Fourth Round)
  18. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (Second Round)
  19. Russia Nadia Petrova (Third Round)
  20. Italy Silvia Farina Elia (Second Round)
  21. Israel Anna Pistolesi (First Round)
  22. Serbia and Montenegro Jelena Dokić (Second Round)
  23. France Nathalie Dechy (Second Round)
  24. Argentina Paola Suárez (Quarterfinals)
  25. Greece Eleni Daniilidou (First Round)
  26. Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya (First Round)
  27. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Third Round)
  28. United States Lisa Raymond (Second Round)
  29. Italy Francesca Schiavone (Quarterfinals)
  30. Spain Magüi Serna (Second Round)
  31. United States Alexandra Stevenson (First Round)
  32. Switzerland Marie-Gayanay Mikaelian (Second Round)
  33. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Belgium Kim Clijsters 6 6    
5  France Amélie Mauresmo 1 4    
  1  Belgium Kim Clijsters 6 6    
  3  United States Lindsay Davenport 2 3    
3  United States Lindsay Davenport 6 6  
  24  Argentina Paola Suárez 4 0    
    1  Belgium Kim Clijsters 5 1  
  2  Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne 7 6  
  6  United States Jennifer Capriati 6 6    
29  Italy Francesca Schiavone 1 3    
  6  United States Jennifer Capriati 6 5 64
  2  Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne 4 7 77  
7  Russia Anastasia Myskina 2 3  
  2  Belgium Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6    

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  Belgium K Clijsters 6 6    
WC  United States A Liu 2 3       1  Belgium K Clijsters 6 6    
   United States L Granville 6 6        United States L Granville 1 1    
   United States A Cargill 4 0         1  Belgium K Clijsters 6 6    
   Hungary P Mandula 7 6         27  Russia S Kuznetsova 3 2    
   Zimbabwe C Black 5 2          Hungary P Mandula 3 3  
   Italy F Pennetta 1 1     27  Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6    
27  Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6         1  Belgium K Clijsters 6 6  
17  United States M Shaughnessy 6 6         17  United States M Shaughnessy 2 4  
   Croatia K Šprem 3 2       17  United States M Shaughnessy 6 7    
WC  United States C Morariu 3 5        Slovenia M Matevžič 3 5    
   Slovenia M Matevžič 6 7         17  United States M Shaughnessy 4 6 6
Q  Russia V Douchevina 4 2         13  Russia V Zvonareva 6 4 2  
   United States A Harkleroad 6 6          United States A Harkleroad 3 6 1
   Slovakia Ľ Kurhajcová 3 2     13  Russia V Zvonareva 6 4 6  
13  Russia V Zvonareva 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
9  Slovakia D Hantuchová 6 6    
   France M Bartoli 3 2       9  Slovakia D Hantuchová 6 6    
   Ukraine J Vakulenko 7 6        Ukraine J Vakulenko 3 2    
   Germany B Rittner 5 2         9  Slovakia D Hantuchová 2 4    
   Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 7            Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 6    
   Italy R Grande 0 5          Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 6  
WC  United States B Bielik 1 4     18  Switzerland P Schnyder 4 3    
18  Switzerland P Schnyder 6 6            Thailand T Tanasugarn 2 2  
26  Russia L Krasnoroutskaya 1 6 3       5  France A Mauresmo 6 6  
   Germany A Barna 6 0 6        Germany A Barna 6 64 5  
WC  United States T Logar 4 2     Q  Russia M Kirilenko 3 77 7  
Q  Russia M Kirilenko 6 6         Q  Russia M Kirilenko 4 2  
   France S Cohen-Aloro 6 6         5  France A Mauresmo 6 6    
Q  Russia A Jidkova 2 4          France S Cohen-Aloro 2 2  
   Indonesia A Widjaja 0 2     5  France A Mauresmo 6 6    
5  France A Mauresmo 6 6    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3  United States L Davenport 6 6    
   Belgium E Callens 1 0       3  United States L Davenport 6 6    
   Czech Republic D Bedáňová 4 0        Italy ME Camerin 2 4    
   Italy ME Camerin 6 6         3  United States L Davenport 6 6    
   Argentina C Fernández 6 1 5          Hungary M Czink 0 2    
   Hungary M Czink 3 6 7        Hungary M Czink 4 6 6
Q  Belarus T Poutchek 3 61     28  United States L Raymond 6 4 1  
28  United States L Raymond 6 77         3  United States L Davenport 6 66 6
19  Russia N Petrova 6 6         19  Russia N Petrova 0 78 2
Q  Colombia C Castaño 4 0       19  Russia N Petrova 6 6    
   Czech Republic D Chládková 6 1 6      Czech Republic D Chládková 1 2    
LL  Italy Ad Serra Zanetti 4 6 1       19  Russia N Petrova 6 6  
   Austria B Schett 77 7       14  South Africa A Coetzer 0 1    
   Slovakia J Husárová 63 5        Austria B Schett 6 5 2
Q  United States G Lastra 0 2     14  South Africa A Coetzer 3 7 6  
14  South Africa A Coetzer 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12  Spain C Martínez 6 6    
   United States S Taylor 3 4       12  Spain C Martínez 5 4    
   Australia A Molik 77 6        Australia A Molik 7 6    
Q  Croatia J Kostanić 64 3            Australia A Molik 4 6 2  
   Czech Republic Z Ondrášková 2 1         24  Argentina P Suárez 6 4 6  
Q  Venezuela M Sequera 6 6       Q  Venezuela M Sequera 1 0  
   Germany A Rösch 3 3     24  Argentina P Suárez 6 6    
24  Argentina P Suárez 6 6         24  Argentina P Suárez 6 3 7
25  Greece E Daniilidou 3 1            Russia E Likhovtseva 2 6 5
   Switzerland M Casanova 6 6          Switzerland M Casanova 5 3    
   Colombia F Zuluaga 6 6        Colombia F Zuluaga 7 6    
   Japan A Morigami 1 4            Colombia F Zuluaga 64 4  
   Russia E Likhovtseva 6 6            Russia E Likhovtseva 77 6    
   Croatia I Majoli 1 1          Russia E Likhovtseva 7 6  
   Venezuela M Vento-Kabchi 6 6        Venezuela M Vento-Kabchi 5 3    
8  United States C Rubin 4 4    

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  United States J Capriati 6 6    
   Spain C Torrens Valero 0 1       6  United States J Capriati 6 6    
   United States M Irvin 2 65        Slovakia M Suchá 1 1    
   Slovakia M Suchá 6 77         6  United States J Capriati 6 2 6  
   Russia M Sharapova 6 6            France É Loit 2 6 2  
   Spain V Ruano-Pascual 1 1          Russia M Sharapova 3 4  
   France É Loit 6 5 6      France É Loit 6 6    
31  United States A Stevenson 2 7 4       6  United States J Capriati 6 7  
23  France N Dechy 3 6 6       11  Russia E Dementieva 2 5  
WC  United States B Mattek 6 4 4     23  France N Dechy        
WC  United States S Perry 3 1        United States A Frazier w/o      
   United States A Frazier 6 6            United States A Frazier 61 63  
   Ukraine T Perebiynis 6 6         11  Russia E Dementieva 77 77    
   Spain M Marrero 1 4          Ukraine T Perebiynis 7 4 0
Q  Czech Republic A Vašková 2 3     11  Russia E Dementieva 5 6 6  
11  Russia E Dementieva 6 6    

Section 6[edit]

FIrst Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
15  Japan A Sugiyama 6 6  
   Spain C Martínez Granados 1 0       15  Japan A Sugiyama 1 6 6  
   Spain G León García 1 0        France V Razzano 6 3 3  
   France V Razzano 6 6         15  Japan A Sugiyama 3 6 6  
   United States J Craybas 5 0            Australia N Pratt 6 4 3  
   Australia N Pratt 7 6          Australia N Pratt 77 4 6
Q  Argentina ME Salerni 4 1     20  Italy S Farina Elia 65 6 1  
20  Italy S Farnia Elia 6 6         15  Japan A Sugiyama 77 5 2
29  Italy F Schiavone 6 6         29  Italy F Schiavone 65 7 6
   Slovakia E Fislová 4 4       29  Italy F Schiavone 6 6    
   Spain A Parra Santonja 6 1 6      Spain A Parra Santonja 4 3    
   Czech Republic K Koukalová 2 6 2       29  Italy F Schiavone 7 711  
   Slovenia T Pisnik 6 6            Slovenia T Pisnik 5 69    
WC  United States A Haynes 4 2          Slovenia T Pisnik 7 6  
Q  Canada M Drake 6 62 1   33  Slovenia K Srebotnik 5 0    
33  Slovenia K Srebotnik 0 77 6  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  Russia A Myskina 6 3 6  
   Slovakia H Nagyová 2 6 1     7  Russia A Myskina 6 2 77  
   France S Foretz 6 5 4      Italy A Serra Zanetti 2 6 63  
   Italy A Serra Zanetti 3 7 6       7  Russia A Myskina 2 6 6  
Q  Ukraine Y Beygelzimer 610 5          Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 6 4 3  
   Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 712 7          Spain M Sánchez Lorenzo 7 6  
   South Korea Y-j Cho 6 2 1   30  Spain M Serna 5 1    
30  Spain M Serna 3 6 6       7  Russia A Myskina 77 6  
22  Serbia and Montenegro J Dokić 6 6            France M Pierce 62 1  
   Switzerland E Gagliardi 4 2       22  Serbia and Montenegro J Dokić 2 77 65  
   France M Pierce 6 6        France M Pierce 6 65 77  
Q  Germany S Gehrlein 3 2            France M Pierce 6 6  
   Italy T Garbin 4 78 6          Japan S Asagoe 4 1    
Q  Italy M Santangelo 6 66 4        Italy T Garbin 2 6 2
   Japan S Asagoe 6 6        Japan S Asagoe 6 3 6  
10  Bulgaria M Maleeva 4 3    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
16  Russia E Bovina 6 63 4  
   Slovakia Ľ Cervanová 4 77 6        Slovakia Ľ Cervanová 4 1    
   Russia D Safina 7 6        Russia D Safina 6 6    
WC  United States C Gullickson 5 2            Russia D Safina 6 7    
   United States S Reeves 6 6            Luxembourg C Schaul 4 5    
   Czech Republic I Benešová 1 1          United States S Reeves 1 6 3
   Luxembourg C Schaul 77 6        Luxembourg C Schaul 6 4 6  
21  Israel A Pistolesi 65 2            Russia D Safina 0 3  
32  Switzerland M-G Mikaelian 6 6         2  Belgium J Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
   Germany M Weingärtner 3 1       32  Switzerland M-G Mikaelian 5 4    
Q  China T Sun 2 5        Japan S Obata 7 6    
   Japan S Obata 6 7            Japan S Obata 1 2  
   Madagascar D Randriantefy 3 0         2  Belgium J Henin-Hardenne 6 6    
   Croatia S Talaja 6 6          Croatia S Talaja 1 2  
Q  Hungary A Kapros 5 3     2  Belgium J Henin-Hardenne 6 6    
2  Belgium J Henin-Hardenne 7 6    

See also[edit]

References[edit]