2008 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
2008 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Venus Williams
Runner-up United States Serena Williams
Final score 7–5, 6–4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
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Venus Williams was the defending champion, and won in the final 7–5, 6–4, against her sister Serena Williams. This was Venus's second grand slam singles title without losing a set.

Zheng Jie became the first Chinese player (male or female) to reach the Grand Slam semifinal, after having defeated World No. 1 and first seed Ana Ivanovic in the third round.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Serbia Ana Ivanovic (Third Round)
  2. Serbia Jelena Janković (Fourth Round)
  3. Russia Maria Sharapova (Second Round)
  4. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Fourth Round)
  5. Russia Elena Dementieva (Semifinals)
  6. United States Serena Williams (Final)
  7. United States Venus Williams (Champion)
  8. Russia Anna Chakvetadze (Fourth Round)
  9. Russia Dinara Safina (Third Round)
  10. Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová (Second Round)
  11. France Marion Bartoli (Third Round)
  12. Switzerland Patty Schnyder (First Round)
  13. Russia Vera Zvonareva (Second Round)
  14. Poland Agnieszka Radwańska (Quarterfinals)
  15. Hungary Ágnes Szávay (Fourth Round)
  16. Belarus Victoria Azarenka (Third Round)
  17. France Alizé Cornet (First Round)
  18. Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová (Quarterfinals)
  19. Russia Maria Kirilenko (First Round)
  20. Italy Francesca Schiavone (Second Round)
  21. Russia Nadia Petrova (Quarterfinals)
  22. Italy Flavia Pennetta (Second Round)
  23. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik (First Round)
  24. Israel Shahar Pe'er (Fourth Round)
  25. United States Lindsay Davenport (Second Round, withdrew due to a knee injury)
  26. Austria Sybille Bammer (Second Round)
  27. France Virginie Razzano (First Round)
  28. Ukraine Alona Bondarenko (Second Round, retired due to a right leg injury)
  29. France Amélie Mauresmo (Third Round)
  30. Slovakia Dominika Cibulková (First Round)
  31. Denmark Caroline Wozniacki (Third Round)
  32. India Sania Mirza (Second Round)

Qualifying[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
WC China Zheng Jie 6 5 6
18 Czech Republic Nicole Vaidišová 2 7 1
WC China Zheng Jie 2 65  
6 United States Serena Williams 6 7  
14 Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 4 0  
6 United States Serena Williams 6 6  
6 United States Serena Williams 5 4  
7 United States Venus Williams 7 6  
5 Russia Elena Dementieva 6 66 6
21 Russia Nadia Petrova 1 7 3
5 Russia Elena Dementieva 1 63  
7 United States Venus Williams 6 7  
7 United States Venus Williams 6 6  
  Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 4 3  

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Serbia A Ivanovic 6 6  
  Paraguay R de los Ríos 1 2   1 Serbia A Ivanovic 62 77 10
  France N Dechy 67 6 6   France N Dechy 77 63 8
  China M Yuan 79 3 0 1 Serbia A Ivanovic 1 4  
WC United Kingdom E Baltacha 6 2 7 WC China J Zheng 6 6  
  Germany A Kerber 3 6 5 WC United Kingdom E Baltacha 2 5  
WC China J Zheng 6 6   WC China J Zheng 6 7  
30 Slovakia D Cibulková 4 3   WC China J Zheng 6 6  
20 Italy F Schiavone 6 5 10 15 Hungary Á Szávay 3 4  
  Austria T Paszek 3 7 8 20 Italy F Schiavone 6 5 7
  China Z Yan 3 0     Spain A Medina Garrigues 3 7 9
  Spain A Medina Garrigues 6 6     Spain A Medina Garrigues 65 6 2
  Romania M Niculescu 1 6 6 15 Hungary Á Szávay 77 2 6
Q Slovakia M Rybáriková 6 3 4   Romania M Niculescu 7 5 2
  Italy T Garbin 1 3   15 Hungary Á Szávay 5 7 6
15 Hungary Á Szávay 6 6  

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Switzerland P Schnyder 4 6 1
  Australia C Dellacqua 6 3 6   Australia C Dellacqua 1 6 6
  Uzbekistan A Amanmuradova 5 4     France P Parmentier 6 2 3
  France P Parmentier 7 6     Australia C Dellacqua 2 4  
WC Australia S Stosur 6 6   18 Czech Republic N Vaidišová 6 6  
  Romania IR Olaru 2 2   WC Australia S Stosur 2 6 4
Q Czech Republic Z Ondrášková 2 2   18 Czech Republic N Vaidišová 6 0 6
18 Czech Republic N Vaidišová 6 6   18 Czech Republic N Vaidišová 4 7 6
27 France V Razzano 6 2 4 8 Russia A Chakvetadze 6 60 3
  Russia E Rodina 0 6 6   Russia E Rodina 6 7  
  Spain N Llagostera Vives 7 4 4   Russia E Vesnina 1 60  
  Russia E Vesnina 66 6 6   Russia E Rodina 4 3  
  Austria Y Meusburger 1 2   8 Russia A Chakvetadze 6 6  
  Romania E Gallovits 6 6     Romania E Gallovits 4 2  
  Canada S Dubois 6 1 6 8 Russia A Chakvetadze 6 6  
8 Russia A Chakvetadze 2 6 8

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Russia S Kuznetsova 65 7 6
Q France M Johansson 7 5 3 4 Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6  
  Ukraine K Bondarenko 1 6 6   Ukraine K Bondarenko 2 3  
Q Japan R Fujiwara 6 4 3 4 Russia S Kuznetsova 6 6  
  France C Pin 5 6 5 Q Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová 2 4  
Q Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová 7 4 7 Q Czech Republic B Záhlavová-Strýcová 6 3  
WC United Kingdom M South 3 7 4 28 Ukraine A Bondarenko 3 0 r
28 Ukraine A Bondarenko 6 61 6 4 Russia S Kuznetsova 4 6 5
17 France A Cornet 66 64   14 Poland A Radwańska 6 1 7
Q Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 7 7   Q Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 6 6  
  Australia A Rodionova 6 0 1   China N Li 2 4  
  China N Li 3 6 6 Q Russia A Pavlyuchenkova 3 2  
  Poland M Domachowska 6 3 6 14 Poland A Radwańska 6 6  
  United States J Craybas 1 6 4   Poland M Domachowska 1 3  
  Czech Republic I Benešová 3 0   14 Poland A Radwańska 6 6  
14 Poland A Radwańska 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 France M Bartoli 6 6  
  Germany S Lisicki 2 4   11 France M Bartoli 6 7  
  Ukraine T Perebiynis 6 0 6   Ukraine T Perebiynis 2 5  
  Czech Republic P Kvitová 4 6 4 11 France M Bartoli 4 1  
  United States B Mattek 5 6 6   United States B Mattek 6 6  
Q France S Brémond 7 0 1   United States B Mattek 7 6  
  Russia V Dushevina 6 6     Russia V Dushevina 66 4  
19 Russia M Kirilenko 3 3     United States B Mattek 3 3  
29 France A Mauresmo 6 6   6 United States S Williams 6 6  
  United States A Harkleroad 4 3   29 France A Mauresmo 4 6 6
  Venezuela M Sequera 1 4     Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 1 1
  Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6   29 France A Mauresmo 65 1  
  Czech Republic K Zakopalová 1 4   6 United States S Williams 7 6  
WC Poland U Radwańska 6 6   WC Poland U Radwańska 4 4  
  Estonia K Kanepi 5 3   6 United States S Williams 6 6  
6 United States S Williams 7 6  

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Russia E Dementieva 6 67 6
Q Italy ME Camerin 3 7 3 5 Russia E Dementieva 4 6 6
  United States J Ditty 5 3     Switzerland T Bacsinszky 6 3 3
  Switzerland T Bacsinszky 7 6   5 Russia E Dementieva 7 7  
  Argentina G Dulko 1 6 6   Argentina G Dulko 62 5  
  France A Rezaï 6 0 2   Argentina G Dulko w/o    
  Czech Republic R Voráčová 3 7 3 25 United States L Davenport      
25 United States L Davenport 6 5 6 5 Russia E Dementieva 6 6  
24 Israel S Pe'er 6 7   24 Israel S Pe'er 2 1  
WC United Kingdom K O'Brien 3 5   24 Israel S Pe'er 6 6  
  Czech Republic L Šafářová 3 64     France É Loit 3 4  
  France É Loit 6 7   24 Israel S Pe'er 7 64 8
  France S Cohen-Aloro 3 2   9 Russia D Safina 5 7 6
  Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh 6 6     Chinese Taipei S-w Hsieh 3 2  
  Chinese Taipei Y-j Chan 68 2   9 Russia D Safina 6 6  
9 Russia D Safina 7 6  

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 Belarus V Azarenka 6 6  
  Bulgaria T Pironkova 1 1   16 Belarus V Azarenka 6 6  
  Russia E Bychkova 4 4     Romania S Cîrstea 1 3  
  Romania S Cîrstea 6 6   16 Belarus V Azarenka 611 64  
  Italy M Santangelo 7 6   21 Russia N Petrova 7 7  
  Estonia M Ani 5 3     Italy M Santangelo 4 5  
  Belarus O Govortsova 4 4   21 Russia N Petrova 6 7  
21 Russia N Petrova 6 6   21 Russia N Petrova 6 6  
26 Austria S Bammer 4 4     Russia A Kudryavtseva 1 4  
  Sweden S Arvidsson 6 1 r 26 Austria S Bammer 67 6 3
  China S Peng 6 6     China S Peng 7 4 6
Q Ukraine V Kutuzova 3 4     China S Peng 3 6 4
  Russia E Makarova 0 4     Russia A Kudryavtseva 6 1 6
  Russia A Kudryavtseva 6 6     Russia A Kudryavtseva 6 6  
Q France S Foretz 1 4   3 Russia M Sharapova 2 4  
3 Russia M Sharapova 6 6  

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States V Williams 7 6  
WC United Kingdom N Cavaday 65 1   7 United States V Williams 7 6  
  United Kingdom A Keothavong 4 6 6   United Kingdom A Keothavong 5 2  
  United States V King 6 2 3 7 United States V Williams 6 7  
  Germany M Müller 1 1   Q Spain MJ Martínez Sánchez 1 5  
Q Spain MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 6   Q Spain MJ Martínez Sánchez 6 4 9
  Colombia C Castano 63 6 4 32 India S Mirza 0 6 7
32 India S Mirza 7 3 6 7 United States V Williams 6 6  
22 Italy F Pennetta 6 6     Russia A Kleybanova 3 4  
  Ukraine J Vakulenko 3 4   22 Italy F Pennetta 65 6 2
  Japan A Sugiyama 6 6     Japan A Sugiyama 7 2 6
  Belgium Y Wickmayer 4 2     Japan A Sugiyama 4 4  
  Russia A Kleybanova 6 6     Russia A Kleybanova 6 6  
  Israel T Obziler 4 0     Russia A Kleybanova 6 4 6
  Italy S Errani 65 4   10 Slovakia D Hantuchová 3 6 1
10 Slovakia D Hantuchová 7 6  

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 Russia V Zvonareva 6 63 6
  Japan A Nakamura 1 7 1 13 Russia V Zvonareva 610 6 3
  Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 6     Thailand T Tanasugarn 7 4 6
  Czech Republic P Cetkovská 4 3     Thailand T Tanasugarn 4 6 6
  Netherlands M Krajicek 63 66     New Zealand M Erakovic 6 4 4
  New Zealand M Erakovic 7 7     New Zealand M Erakovic 6 7  
  Germany J Görges 4 7 16   Germany J Görges 2 65  
23 Slovenia K Srebotnik 6 66 14   Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 6  
31 Denmark C Wozniacki 6 7   2 Serbia J Janković 3 2  
Q Czech Republic E Hrdinová 2 5   31 Denmark C Wozniacki 6 6  
  Canada A Wozniak 7 6     Canada A Wozniak 1 1  
  Ukraine M Koryttseva 5 4   31 Denmark C Wozniacki 6 4 2
  Russia G Voskoboeva 2 4   2 Serbia J Janković 2 6 6
WC Spain C Suárez Navarro 6 6   WC Spain C Suárez Navarro 1 3  
  Ukraine O Savchuk 3 2   2 Serbia J Janković 6 6  
2 Serbia J Janković 6 6  

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2008 French Open – Women's Singles
Grand Slams
Women's Singles
Succeeded by
2008 US Open – Women's Singles