2009 Bank of the West Classic

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2009 Bank of the West Classic
Date July 27 – August 2
Edition 38th
Category WTA Premier tournaments
Location Stanford, California, USA
Venue Taube Tennis Center
France Marion Bartoli
United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams
← 2008 · Bank of the West Classic · 2010 →
WTA Tour No. 22 Aleksandra Wozniak was the defending champion in Stanford
Wimbledon champion Serena Williams headlined the singles event in Stanford

The 2009 Bank of the West Classic was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 38th edition of the Bank of the West Classic, and was part of the WTA Premier tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. It took place at the Taube Tennis Center in Stanford, California, United States, from July 27 through August 2, 2009. It was the first women's event on the 2009 US Open Series.

WTA Entrants[edit]

Players committed to participating in the singles event for 2009.[1]

Player WTA Tour Rank* Seeds
United States Serena Williams 2 1
United States Venus Williams 3 2
Russia Elena Dementieva 4 3
Serbia Jelena Janković 6 4
Russia Nadia Petrova 10 5
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková 12 6
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 14 7
France Marion Bartoli 15 8
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of July 20, 2009.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



France Marion Bartoli def. United States Venus Williams, 6–2, 5–7, 6–4

  • It was Bartoli's 2nd title of the year, and 5th of her career.


United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams def. Chinese Taipei Yung-Jan Chan / Romania Monica Niculescu, 6–4, 6–1


  1. ^ "Players". bankofthewestclassic.com. Bank of the West Classic. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2009 US Open Series Women's Events Succeeded by
Los Angeles