2010 Open GDF Suez

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2010 Open GDF Suez
Date February 8 – February 14
Edition 18th
Russia Elena Dementieva
Czech Republic Iveta Benešová / Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
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The 2010 Open GDF Suez was a women's professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 18th edition of the Open GDF Suez (formerly known as the Open Gaz de France) and was a Premier tournament on the 2010 WTA Tour. It took place at Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris, France from February 8 through February 14, 2010.

The top two seeds were Elena Dementieva, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in singles and a 2009 Wimbledon semifinalist and Flavia Pennetta. Also participating in the tournament were Yanina Wickmayer, home favourite Aravane Rezaï, Shahar Pe'er, and Alizé Cornet. Serena Williams, the 2010 Australian Open singles champion withdrew before the main draw was released.



Country Player Ranking1 Seeding
 RUS Elena Dementieva 7 1
 ITA Flavia Pennetta 12 2
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 15 3
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 18 4
 FRA Aravane Rezaï 21 5
 ISR Shahar Pe'er 22 6
 FRA Virginie Razzano 24 7
 RUS Elena Vesnina 29 8
  • 1 Rankings as of February 1, 2010.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:



Russia Elena Dementieva def. Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová, 6–7(5), 6–1, 6–4

  • It was Dementieva's second title of the year and sixteenth of her career. It was also Dementieva's last career title after her retirement at the end of the year.


Czech Republic Iveta Benešová / Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, walkover

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