2001 Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts

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2001 Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts
Date 31 December 2000 – 6 January 2001
Edition 5th
Category Tier III
Location Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre, Queensland, Australia
Champions
Singles
Belgium Justine Henin
Doubles
Italy Giulia Casoni / Slovakia Janette Husárová
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The 2001 Thalgo Australian Women's Hardcourts was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre in Hope Island, Queensland in Australia and was part of Tier III of the 2001 WTA Tour. The tournament ran from 31 December 2000 through 6 January 2001.

Champions[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

Belgium Justine Henin defeated Italy Silvia Farina Elia 7–6(7–5), 6–4

  • It was Henin's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of her career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Italy Giulia Casoni / Slovakia Janette Husárová defeated United States Katie Schlukebir / United States Meghann Shaughnessy 7–6(11–9), 7–5

  • It was Casoni's only title of the year and the 2nd of her career. It was Husárová's 1st title of the year and the 6th of her career.

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ESP Conchita Martínez 5 1
  SUI Patty Schnyder 25 2
 CRO Silvija Talaja 29 3
 RUS Tatiana Panova 34 4
 ESP Magüi Serna 37 5
 USA Meghann Shaughnessy 38 6
 SVK Henrieta Nagyová 40 7
 BEL Justine Henin 45 8
  • Rankings are as of 25 December 2000.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°52′18″S 153°21′01″E / 27.8717°S 153.3504°E / -27.8717; 153.3504 (Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre)