2004 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

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Singles
2004 WTA Tour Championships
Champion Russia Maria Sharapova
Runner-up United States Serena Williams
Final score 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles Doubles

Kim Clijsters was the defending champion, but she did not qualify this year following a long-term wrist injury.

Maria Sharapova, on her WTA Tour Championships debut, defeated Serena Williams in three sets to win the title. As of January 2016, this is the most recent time in which Sharapova defeated Williams, having subsequently lost the last eighteen encounters in succession.[1]

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Lindsay Davenport (Round Robin)
  2. France Amélie Mauresmo (Semifinals)
  3. Russia Anastasia Myskina (Semifinals)
  4. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Round Robin)
  5. Russia Elena Dementieva (Round Robin)
  6. Russia Maria Sharapova (Champion)
  7. United States Serena Williams (Final)
  8. Russia Vera Zvonareva (Round Robin)

Note:

Alternates[edit]

  1. United States Venus Williams (not used)
  2. United States Jennifer Capriati (not used)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                         
  6  Russia Maria Sharapova 2 6 6  
3  Russia Anastasia Myskina 6 2 2  
  6  Russia Maria Sharapova 4 6 6
  7  United States Serena Williams 6 2 4
7  United States Serena Williams 4 77 6
  2  France Amélie Mauresmo 6 62 4  

Black Group[edit]

  France Mauresmo Russia Kuznetsova Russia Sharapova Russia Zvonareva RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 France Amélie Mauresmo 6–3, 6–2 7–5, 6–4 6–0, 6–1 3–0 6–0 1
4 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 3–6, 2–6 1–6, 4–6 6–2, 6–4 1–2 2–4 3
6 Russia Maria Sharapova 5–7, 4–6 6–1, 6–4 6–4, 7–5 2–1 4–2 2
8 Russia Vera Zvonareva 0–6, 1–6 2–6, 4–6 4–6, 5–7 0–3 0–6 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Red Group[edit]

  United States Davenport Russia Myskina Russia Dementieva United States Williams RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 United States Lindsay Davenport 6–7(5), 4–6 6–0, 6–1 3–6, 7–5, 6–1 2–1 4–3 3
3 Russia Anastasia Myskina 7–6(5), 6–4 6–3, 6–3 6–4, 3–6, 4–6 2–1 5–2 1
5 Russia Elena Dementieva 0–6, 1–6 3–6, 3–6 6–7(3), 5–7 0–3 0–6 4
7 United States Serena Williams 6–3, 5–7, 1–6 4–6, 6–3, 6–4 7–6(3), 7–5 2–1 5–3 2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Forsaith, Rob (27 January 2016). "Slick Serena smacks Sharapova in search of seventh slam". The Roar. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 

See also[edit]