2005 Hyderabad Open

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2005 Hyderabad Open
Date February 7 – February 12
Edition 3rd
Champions
Singles
India Sania Mirza
Doubles
China Yan Zi / China Zheng Jie
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The 2005 Hyderabad Open was a Tier IV WTA Women's Tennis Tournament held in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India from 7–12 February 2005.[1]

Hometown favourite Sania Mirza, a resident of Hyderabad, impressed the crowds at the tournament by becoming the first ever Indian woman to win a WTA Singles Title.[2]

WTA Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank* Seed
 China Li Na 56 1
 Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld 58 2
 Russian Federation Tatiana Panova 60 3
 China Zheng Jie 61 4
 Poland Marta Domachowska 66 5
 Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 67 6
 Slovakia Ľubomíra Kurhajcová 90 7
 Russian Federation Maria Kirilenko 94 8
 Ukraine Alona Bondarenko 107 9

* Rankings as of January 31, 2005

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry through the Lucky Loser spot:

Champions[edit]

Singles

India Sania Mirza defeated Ukraine Alona Bondarenko, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3

Doubles

China Yan Zi / China Zheng Jie defeated China Li Ting / China Sun Tiantian, 6-4, 6-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ ITF Tournament Overview: Hyderabad 2005 (Retrieved from the official ITF site)
  2. ^ 'Sania wins Hyderabad Open' Sify (Retrieved 12 February 2012)