2007 Proximus Diamond Games

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2007 Proximus Diamond Games
Date February 10 – February 18
Edition 6th
Champions
Singles
France Amélie Mauresmo
Doubles
Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber

2007 Proximus Diamond Games was held in Sportpaleis, Antwerp, in Belgium; from 10–18 February.

Amélie Mauresmo won her only tournament of the year; whilst Kim Clijsters made an emotional farewall in front of her home crowd. Clijsters retired two tournaments later.

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

France Amélie Mauresmo def. Belgium Kim Clijsters, 6–4, 7–6(4)

Doubles[edit]

Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber def. Russia Elena Likhovtseva / Russia Elena Vesnina, 7–5, 4–6, 6–1

Qualifying Singles[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Players in bold have qualified. The players no longer in the tournament are listed with the round in which they exited.

  1. Belarus Anastasiya Yakimova (qualifying)
  2. Estonia Kaia Kanepi (first round)
  3. Czech Republic Eva Birnerová (first round)
  4. Ukraine Julia Vakulenko (first round)
  5. Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova (qualifying)
  6. France Virginie Razzano
  7. Finland Emma Laine (first round)
  8. Germany Julia Schruff

Draw[edit]

Group 1[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying
                                       
  1  Belarus Yakimova 6 6  
 Tunisia Sfar 3 4  
  1  Belarus Yakimova 6 2 6  
   Germany Malek 3 6 3  
 Germany Malek 6 6
   Czech Republic Zakopalová 2 0  
    1  Belarus Yakimova 5 65
   United States Osterloh 7 77
   Luxembourg Kremer 5 3  
 United States Osterloh 7 6  
   United States Osterloh 77 66 6
   Germany Henke 63 78 0  
 Germany Henke 7 66 77
  7  Finland Laine 5 78 64  

Group 2[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying
                                       
  2  Estonia Kanepi 64 3  
 Croatia Šprem 77 6  
   Croatia Šprem 77 6  
   Japan Takao 65 1  
 Japan Takao 77 6
   Germany Wörle 61 2  
     Croatia Šprem 7 4 2
  8  Germany Schruff 5 6 6
   Czech Republic Böhmová 7 3 6  
WC  Belgium Vermoezen 6 6 0  
   Czech Republic Böhmová 65 62
  8  Germany Schruff 77 77  
 Hungary Szávay 1 4
  8  Germany Schruff 6 6  

Group 3[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying
                                       
  3  Czech Republic Birnerová 1 0  
 Russia Dushevina 6 6  
   Russia Dushevina 6 6  
   Poland Sakowicz 1 4  
WC  Belgium Feys 3 2
   Poland Sakowicz 6 6  
     Russia Dushevina 3 6 6
  5  Bulgaria Pironkova 6 4 2
   Czech Republic Ondrášková 6 2 4  
 Poland Domachowska 4 6 6  
   Poland Domachowska 4 3
  5  Bulgaria Pironkova 6 6  
WC  Belgium Lobbinger 0 1
  5  Bulgaria Pironkova 6 6  

Group 4[edit]

  First Round Second Round Qualifying
                                       
  4  Ukraine Vakulenko 6 2 1  
 Russia Bychkova 4 6 6  
   Russia Bychkova 6 6  
   France Fedossova 3 4  
 France Fedossova 6 4 6
   Czech Republic Benešová 1 6 2  
     Russia Bychkova 2 3
  6  France Razzano 6 6
   Russia Ivanova 4 6  
 Georgia (country) Chakhnashvili 6 7  
   Georgia (country) Chakhnashvili 6 2 5
  6  France Razzano 4 6 7  
WC  Belgium Yanina Wickmayer 6 0
  6  France Razzano 7 6  

Notes[edit]

  • Qualifiers receive 15 ranking points.
  • Finalists receive $2,065 and 10 ranking points.
  • The last direct acceptance was Joanna Sakowicz.
  • The Players' Representatives were Anastasiya Yakimova and Eva Birnerová.

Draw Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • ret. = retired
  • Alt = Alternate
  • LL = Lucky Loser

See also[edit]

External links[edit]