2010 HP Open

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2010 HP Open
Date October 11 – October 17
Edition 2nd
Category WTA International tournaments
Location Osaka, Japan
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen / United States Lilia Osterloh

The 2010 HP Open (also known as the 2010 HP Japan Women's Open Tennis) was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 2nd edition of the HP Open, and was classified as one of the WTA International tournaments of the 2010 WTA Tour. It was played in Osaka, Japan from October 11 to October 17.

WTA Players[edit]


Country Player Rank1 Seed
 AUS Samantha Stosur 8 1
 FRA Marion Bartoli 14 2
 ISR Shahar Pe'er 18 3
 RUS Maria Kirilenko 26 4
 RUS Alla Kudryavtseva 56 5
 JPN Kimiko Date-Krumm 57 6
 CZE Iveta Benešová 70 7
 HUN Gréta Arn 88 8
  • Seeds are based on the rankings of October 4, 2010.

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn def. Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm, 7–5, 6–7(4), 6–1

  • It was Tanasugarn's 1st title of the year, and her 4th overall.
  • It was the oldest known final ever, at a combined age of 73.[1]


Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen / United States Lilia Osterloh def. Japan Shuko Aoyama / Japan Rika Fujiwara, 6–0, 6–3


  1. ^ "Tanasugarn wins historic final". Women's Tennis Association. 17 October 2010. Archived from the original on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 18 October 2010. 

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