2002 WTA Tour Championships

2002 WTA Tour Championships

2002 WTA Tour Championships
Date November 6 – 11
Edition 32nd
Category Year-end championships
Draw 16S/8D
Prize money $3,000,000
Surface Hard/indoor
Location Los Angeles, United States
Venue Staples Center
Champions
Singles
Kim Clijsters
Doubles
Elena Dementieva / Janette Husárová

The 2002 WTA Tour Championships, also known by its sponsored name Home Depot Championships Presented by Porsche, was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, United States. It was the 32nd edition of the year-end singles championships, the 27th edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 2002 WTA Tour. The tournament was held between November 6 and November 11, 2002.[1] Fifth-seeded Kim Clijsters won the singles event and earned $765,000 first-prize money as well as 485 ranking points. Total attendance for the event, held for the first time at the Staples Center, was 56,862.[2]

Amélie Mauresmo and Martina Hingis had qualified for the tournament but withdrew due to injuries.[3]

Finals

Singles

Kim Clijsters defeated Serena Williams, 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Clijsters' 4th title of the year and the 10th of her career.

Doubles

Elena Dementieva / Janette Husárová defeated Cara Black / Elena Likhovtseva, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

References

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External links

  • WTA Championships draws (PDF)