2009 Hansol Korea Open

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2009 Hansol Korea Open
Date September 21 – September 27
Edition 6th
Category WTA International tournaments
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Seoul, South Korea
Venue Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center
Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan / United States Abigail Spears

The 2009 Hansol Korea Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 6th edition of the event known that year as the Hansol Korea Open, and was part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. It was held at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center in Seoul, South Korea, from September 21 through September 27, 2009.



Country Player Rank1 Seed
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová 21 1
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 23 2
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 24 3
 ROU Sorana Cîrstea 29 4
 RUS Alisa Kleybanova 31 5
 RUS Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 41 6
 RUS Vera Dushevina 46 7
 AUT Sybille Bammer 47 8
  • 1 Seeds are based on the rankings of September 14, 2009

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm defeated Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues, 6–3, 6–3

  • Date-Krumm, one day short of her 39th birthday, became the second-oldest player in the Open era to win a singles title on the WTA Tour, after Billie Jean King, who won the Edgbaston Cup at Birmingham in 1983 aged 39 and seven months.
  • It was her 1st title after 13 years break, and the 8th of her career.


Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan / United States Abigail Spears defeated United States Carly Gullickson / Australia Nicole Kriz, 6–3, 6–4

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