2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships

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2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships
Date August 3 – 9
Edition 36th
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Carson, CA, U.S.
Venue Home Depot Center
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / China Yan Zi
← 2008 · LA Women's Tennis Championships

The 2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships (also known as the 2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships presented by Herbalife for sponsorship reasons) was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 36th edition of the LA Women's Tennis Championships, and was part of the Premier Series of the 2009 WTA Tour. It was held at the Home Depot Center in Carson, near Los Angeles, California, United States, from August 3 through August 9, 2009. It was the second women's event on the 2009 US Open Series.



Italy Flavia Pennetta defeated Australia Samantha Stosur 6–4, 6–3

  • It was Pennetta's second title of the year and eighth overall.


Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / China Yan Zi defeated Russia Maria Kirilenko / Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 6–0, 4–6, [10–7]



Player WTA Tour Rank* Seeds
Russia Dinara Safina 1 1
Russia Vera Zvonareva 7 2
Belarus Victoria Azarenka 8 3
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 9 4
Russia Nadia Petrova 10 5
Serbia Ana Ivanovic 11 6
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková 12 7
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska 13 8
France Marion Bartoli 14 9
Italy Flavia Pennetta 15 10
France Virginie Razzano 17 11
China Li Na 18 12
Australia Samantha Stosur 20 13
China Zheng Jie 22 14
Estonia Kaia Kanepi 23 15
Italy Francesca Schiavone 24 16
Germany Sabine Lisicki 25 17
  • Seedings are based on the rankings of July 27, 2009.
  • Maria Bartoli withdrew, so Sabine Lisicki became the No. 17 seed.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

External links[edit]

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