2007 Qatar Telecom German Open

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2007 German Open
Date:   May 5 – May 13
Edition:   36th
Category:   Tier I
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Berlin, Germany
Venue:   Rot-Weiss Tennis Club
Champions
Singles
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Doubles
United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur
German Open
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The 2007 Qatar Telecom German Open was a women's tennis event that was played from May 5 to May 13, 2007. It was one of two Tier I events that took place on red clay in the build-up to the second Grand Slam of the year, the French Open. It was played at the Rot-Weiss Tennis Club in the German capital of Berlin. The tournaments offered a total prize fund of US$1,300,000 across all rounds.

Serbian Ana Ivanovic won the title, defeating rival Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final.[1] The title, her second in the Tier I category and her third title overall, saw her enter the world's Top 10 for the first time, where she would remain for two years.[2] En route to the title, two of her opponents retired due to injuries: Alona Bondarenko in the third round, who was trailing 3–6, 0–5 at deuce;[3][4] and Julia Vakulenko, who was 3–4 down in the first set in the semi-finals.[5]

Champions[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

Serbia Ana Ivanovic defeated Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova, 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(4)

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur defeated Italy Tathiana Garbin / Italy Roberta Vinci, 6–3, 6–4

Prize money & points[edit]

Total prize money: US$1,300,000[6]

Round Singles Doubles
Prize money (US$) WTA Ranking points Prize money (US$) WTA Ranking points
Winner 196,900 430 59,000 430
Finalist 100,000 300 30,000 300
Semifinal 51,000 195 15,351 195
Quarterfinal 26,050 110 7,800 110
Round of 16 13,285 60 3,980 60
Round of 32 6,775 35 2,030 1
Round of 64 3,455 1 - -

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