2010 WTA Premier tournaments

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The 2010 WTA Premier tournaments are 19 of the tennis tournaments on the 2010 WTA Tour. The WTA Tour is the elite tour for women's professional tennis. The WTA Premier tournaments are divided into three levels which all rank below the Grand Slam events and above the WTA International tournaments.

Schedule[edit]

Premier Mandatory[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 March
(2 weeks)
BNP Paribas Open
Indian Wells, USA
Serbia Jelena Janković
6–2, 6–4
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki Australia Samantha Stosur
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Russia Elena Dementieva
China Zheng Jie
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovakia Katarina Srebotnik

6–4, 2–6, [10–5]
Russia Nadia Petrova
Australia Samantha Stosur
23 March
(2 weeks)
Sony Ericsson Open
Miami, USA
Belgium Kim Clijsters
6–2, 6–1
United States Venus Williams Belgium Justine Henin
France Marion Bartoli
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Australia Samantha Stosur
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Russia Nadia Petrova
Australia Samantha Stosur
8 May Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open
Madrid, Spain
France Aravane Rezaï
6–2, 7–5
United States Venus Williams Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Russia Nadia Petrova
Serbia Jelena Janković
Australia Samantha Stosur
China Li Na
United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams

6–2, 7–5
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta
2 October China Open
Beijing, China
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Russia Vera Zvonareva Israel Shahar Pe'er
China Li Na
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Latvia Anastasija Sevastova
Italy Francesca Schiavone
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Belarus Olga Govortsova

7–6(7–2), 1–6, [10–7]
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

Premier 5[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
14 February Barclays Dubai Tennis
Championships

Dubai, UAE
United States Venus Williams
6–3, 7–5
Belarus Victoria Azarenka Israel Shahar Pe'er
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
China Li Na
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Russia Regina Kulikova
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez

7–6(7–5), 6–4
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovakia Katarina Srebotnik
2 May Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Rome, Italy
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
7–65, 7–5
Serbia Jelena Janković United States Serena Williams
Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Russia Maria Kirilenko
United States Venus Williams
Russia Nadia Petrova
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

6–4, 6–2
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
9 August W&S Financial Group Women's Open
Cincinnati, USA
Belgium Kim Clijsters
2–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Russia Maria Sharapova Serbia Ana Ivanovic
Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
France Marion Bartoli
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Maria Kirilenko

7–6(7–4), 7–6(10–8)
United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
16 August Rogers Cup
Montreal, Canada
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–3, 6–2
Russia Vera Zvonareva Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
France Marion Bartoli
Belgium Kim Clijsters
China Zheng Jie
Italy Francesca Schiavone
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

7–5, 3–6, [12–10]
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
20 September Toray Pan Pacific Open
Tokyo, Japan
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Russia Elena Dementieva Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Italy Francesca Schiavone
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
United States Coco Vandeweghe
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
Russia Vera Zvonareva
Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová

6–4, 4–6, [10-8]
Israel Shahar Pe'er
China Peng Shuai

Premier[edit]

Week of Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
10 January Medibank International Sydney
Sydney, Australia
Russia Elena Dementieva
6–3, 6–2
United States Serena Williams France Aravane Rezaï
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
Russia Vera Dushevina
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Russia Dinara Safina
Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Liezel Huber

6–1, 3–6, [10–3]
Italy Tathiana Garbin
Russia Nadia Petrova
8 February Open GDF Suez
Paris, France
Russia Elena Dementieva
6–7(5–7), 6–1, 6–4
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová United States Melanie Oudin
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Germany Andrea Petkovic
Hungary Ágnes Szávay
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Italy Tathiana Garbin
Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová

w/o
Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Liezel Huber
12 April Family Circle Cup
Charleston, USA
Australia Samantha Stosur
6–0, 6–3
Russia Vera Zvonareva Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
Russia Nadia Petrova
United States Melanie Oudin
China Peng Shuai
Serbia Jelena Janković
United States Liezel Huber
Russia Nadia Petrova

6–3, 6–4
United States Vania King
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
26 April Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, Germany
Belgium Justine Henin
6–4, 2–6, 6–1
Australia Samantha Stosur Russia Anna Lapushchenkova
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
China Li Na
Serbia Jelena Janković
Russia Dinara Safina
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

3–6, 7–63, [10–5]
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
17 May Warsaw Open
Warsaw, Poland
Romania Alexandra Dulgheru
6–3, 6–4
China Zheng Jie Hungary Gréta Arn
China Li Na
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
Ukraine Alona Bondarenko
Italy Sara Errani
Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
United States Meghann Shaughnessy

6–3, 6–4
Zimbabwe Cara Black
China Yan Zi
14 June Aegon International
Eastbourne, UK
Russia Ekaterina Makarova
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Belarus Victoria Azarenka France Marion Bartoli
Australia Samantha Stosur
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Belgium Kim Clijsters
United Kingdom Elena Baltacha
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs

6–2, 2–6, [13–11]
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
26 July Bank of the West Classic
Stanford, USA
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
6–4, 6–1
Russia Maria Sharapova Australia Samantha Stosur
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
France Marion Bartoli
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Elena Dementieva
United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Liezel Huber

7–5, 6–7(8–10), [10–8]
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
China Zheng Jie
2 August Southern California Open
San Diego, USA
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
6–4, 6–7(7–9), 6–3
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
Italy Flavia Pennetta
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Israel Shahar Pe'er
United States Coco Vandeweghe
Australia Samantha Stosur
Russia Maria Kirilenko
China Zheng Jie

6–4, 6–4
United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
22 August Pilot Pen Tennis at Yale
New Haven, USA
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Russia Nadia Petrova Russia Elena Dementieva
Russia Maria Kirilenko
Italy Flavia Pennetta
France Marion Bartoli
Russia Dinara Safina
Australia Samantha Stosur
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik

7–5, 6–0
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
18 October Kremlin Cup
Moscow, Russia
Belarus Victoria Azarenka
6–3, 6–4
Russia Maria Kirilenko Russia Vera Dushevina
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas
Russia Anna Chakvetadze
Slovakia Dominika Cibulková
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta

6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Italy Sara Errani
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez

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