2013 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

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2013 WTA Tour Championships
Champions   United States Serena Williams
Runners-up   China Li Na
Final score   2–6, 6–3, 6–0
Events
Singles   Doubles

Serena Williams successfully defended her title, beating Li Na in the final, 2–6, 6–3, 6–0.[1][2][3]

Players[edit]

  1. United States Serena Williams (Champion)
  2. Belarus Victoria Azarenka (Round Robin)
  3. Poland Agnieszka Radwańska (Round Robin)
  4. China Li Na (Final)
  5. Czech Republic Petra Kvitová (Semifinals)
  6. Italy Sara Errani (Round Robin)
  7. Serbia Jelena Janković (Semifinals)
  8. Germany Angelique Kerber (Round Robin)

Notes:

  • Russia Maria Sharapova had qualified but withdrew because of a right shoulder injury

Alternates[edit]

  1. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki (Not used)
  2. United States Sloane Stephens (Not used)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  1  United States Serena Williams 6 2 6  
7  Serbia Jelena Janković 4 6 4  
  1  United States Serena Williams 2 6 6
  4  China Li Na 6 3 0
4  China Li Na 6 6
  5  Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 4 2  

Red Group[edit]

United States Williams Poland Radwańska Czech Republic Kvitová Germany Kerber RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
1 United States Serena Williams 6–2, 6–4 6–2, 6–3 6–3, 6–1 3–0 6–0 (100%) 36–15 (70.6%) 1
3 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 2–6, 4–6 4–6, 4–6 2–6, 2–6 0–3 0–6 (0%) 18–36 (33.3%) 4
5 Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 2–6, 3–6 6–4, 6–4 6–7(3–7), 6–2, 6–3 2–1 4–3 (57.1%) 35–32 (52.2%) 2
8 Germany Angelique Kerber 3–6, 1–6 6–2, 6–2 7–6(7–3), 2–6, 3–6 1–2 3–4 (42.9%) 28–34 (45.2%) 3


White Group[edit]

Belarus Azarenka China Li Italy Errani Serbia Janković RR W–L Set W–L Game W–L Standings
2 Belarus Victoria Azarenka 2–6, 1–6 7–6(7–4), 6–2 4–6, 3–6 1–2 2–4 (33.3%) 23–32 (41.8%) 4
4 China Li Na 6–2, 6–1 6–3, 7–6(7–5) 6–3, 2–6, 6–3 3–0 6–1 (85.7%) 39–24 (61.9%) 1
6 Italy Sara Errani 6–7(4–7), 2–6 3–6, 6–7(5–7) 6–4, 6–4 1–2 2–4 (33.3%) 29–34 (46.0%) 3
7 Serbia Jelena Janković 6–4, 6–3 3–6, 6–2, 3–6 4–6, 4–6 1–2 3–4 (42.9%) 32–33 (49.2%) 2


References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Serena Williams beats Li Na to win WTA Championships". BBC Sport. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Serena Williams signs off a year of dominance and £7.6million won with victory over Li Na in Istanbul". Daily Telegraph. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Serena can get even better in 2014, says coach Mouratoglou after whirlwind 16 months of success". Daily Mail. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013.