2009 Challenge Bell

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2009 Challenge Bell
Date:   September 14 – September 20
Edition:   17th
Category:   WTA International
Draw:   32S (32Q) / 16D (0Q)
Prize money:   $220,000
Surface:   Carpet / Indoor
Location:   Quebec City, Canada
Venue:   PEPS de l'Université Laval
Champions
Singles
Hungary Melinda Czink
Doubles
United States Vania King /
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
Tournoi de Québec
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The 2009 Challenge Bell was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was the 17th edition of the Challenge Bell, and was part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. It was held at the PEPS de l'Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, from September 14 through September 20, 2009.

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 RUS Nadia Petrova 13 1
 GER Sabine Lisicki 25 2
 CAN Aleksandra Wozniak 39 3
 CZE Lucie Šafářová 48 4
 HUN Melinda Czink 51 5
 USA Jill Craybas 75 6
 USA Varvara Lepchenko 84 7
 GER Julia Görges 92 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of August 31, 2009

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry from a lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

Before the tournament

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Hungary Melinda Czink def. Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová, 4–6, 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Czink's only title of the year and the 1st of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Vania King / Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová def. Sweden Sofia Arvidsson / France Séverine Brémond Beltrame, 6–1, 6–3

  • It was King's 2nd title of the year and the 8th of her career. It was Záhlavová-Strýcová's 1st title of the year and the 4th of her career.

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