2003 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

2003 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
2003 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Serena Williams
Runner-up Venus Williams
Final score 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Serena Williams successfully defended her title, beating her older sister Venus Williams in the final for the second year in a row, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2.

This was the first Wimbledon appearance of future World No. 1 Maria Sharapova played in the main draw. She would go on to win the title in the following year.

Seeds

  1. Serena Williams (Champion)
  2. Kim Clijsters (Semifinals)
  3. Justine Henin-Hardenne (Semifinals)
  4. Venus Williams (Final)
  5. Lindsay Davenport (Quarterfinals)
  6. Amélie Mauresmo (withdrew due to a rib injury)
  7. Chanda Rubin (Third Round)
  8. Jennifer Capriati (Quarterfinals)
  9. Daniela Hantuchová (Second Round)
  10. Anastasia Myskina (Fourth Round)
  11. Jelena Dokić (Third Round)
  12. Magdalena Maleeva (Second Round)
  13. Ai Sugiyama (Fourth Round)
  14. Eleni Daniilidou (Second Round)
  15. Elena Dementieva (Fourth Round)
  16. Vera Zvonareva (Fourth Round)
  17. Amanda Coetzer (Second Round)
  18. Conchita Martínez (Third Round)
  19. Meghann Shaughnessy (First Round)
  20. Patty Schnyder (First Round)
  21. Elena Bovina (Second Round)
  22. Nathalie Dechy (Third Round)
  23. Lisa Raymond (Third Round)
  24. Magüi Serna (Second Round)
  25. Anna Pistolesi (First Round)
  26. Alexandra Stevenson (First Round)
  27. Silvia Farina Elia (Quarterfinals)
  28. Laura Granville (Third Round)
  29. Nadia Petrova (Third Round)
  30. Denisa Chládková (Second Round)
  31. Elena Likhovtseva (Second Round)
  32. Tamarine Tanasugarn (First Round)
  33. Svetlana Kuznetsova (Quarterfinals)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Serena Williams 2 6 6  
8   Jennifer Capriati 6 2 3  
  1   Serena Williams 6 6    
  3   Justine Henin-Hardenne 3 2    
3   Justine Henin-Hardenne 6 6  
  33   Svetlana Kuznetsova 2 2    
    1   Serena Williams 4 6 6
  4   Venus Williams 6 4 2
  5   Lindsay Davenport 2 6 1  
4   Venus Williams 6 2 6  
  4   Venus Williams 4 6 6
  2   Kim Clijsters 6 3 1  
27   Silvia Farina Elia 7 0 1
  2   Kim Clijsters 5 6 6  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 S Williams 6 6
J Craybas 3 3 1 S Williams 6 6
E Callens 6 7 E Callens 4 4
B Rittner 3 5 1 S Williams 6 6
Q B Strýcová 4 7 9 28 L Granville 3 1
T Perebiynis 6 5 11 T Perebiynis 2 3
A Jidkova 1 4 28 L Granville 6 6
28 L Granville 6 6 1 S Williams 6 6
19 M Shaughnessy 3 2 15 E Dementieva 2 2
Q A Kapros 6 6 Q A Kapros 6 6
Q M Suchá 6 4 6 Q M Suchá 0 4
G León García 2 6 1 Q A Kapros 3 1
LL A Parra Santonja 7 6 15 E Dementieva 6 6
Z Ondrášková 5 2 LL A Parra Santonja 1 1
A Rösch 2 1 15 E Dementieva 6 6
15 E Dementieva 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 A Myskina 6 3
H Nagyová 4 0 r 10 A Myskina 6 6
L Krasnoroutskaya 6 6 L Krasnoroutskaya 1 4
WC J Pullin 3 1 10 A Myskina 6 6
B Schett 6 6 18 C Martínez 3 3
M Marrero 1 2 B Schett 2 4
Q M Sequera 7 5 1 18 C Martínez 6 6
18 C Martínez 5 7 6 10 A Myskina 2 3
32 T Tanasugarn 4 3 8 J Capriati 6 6
A Morigami 6 6 A Morigami 6 6
K Šprem 6 78 K Šprem 3 3
I Benešová 2 66 A Morigami 4 4
M Irvin 5 6 6 8 J Capriati 6 6
M-G Mikaelian 7 2 8 M-G Mikaelian 2 1
M Casanova 1 3 8 J Capriati 6 6
8 J Capriati 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 J Henin-Hardenne 7 6
J Vakulenko 5 1 3 J Henin-Hardenne 77 6
WC C Morariu 3 2 F Pennetta 62 1
F Pennetta 6 6 3 J Henin-Hardenne 6 6
D Safina 1 6 4 A Molik 4 4
A Molik 6 4 6 A Molik 6 6
L Lee-Waters 6 2 6 31 E Likhovtseva 3 4
31 E Likhovtseva 4 6 8 3 J Henin-Hardenne 6 6
23 L Raymond 6 6 M Pierce 3 3
S Foretz 3 3 23 L Raymond 6 6
WC J O'Donoghue 4 2 M Weingärtner 3 0
M Weingärtner 6 6 23 L Raymond 6 3 5
M Pierce 6 6 M Pierce 4 6 7
A Cargill 0 0 M Pierce 6 6
J Kostanić 2 2 14 E Daniilidou 4 1
14 E Daniilidou 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 J Dokić 6 1 6
WC E Baltacha 3 6 4 11 J Dokić 6 6
E Gagliardi 6 4 6 E Gagliardi 1 3
S Cohen-Aloro 2 6 3 11 J Dokić 4 4
WC M Sharapova 6 6 WC M Sharapova 6 6
A Harkleroad 2 1 WC M Sharapova 6 6
S Obata 65 6 6 21 E Bovina 3 1
21 E Bovina 77 2 8 WC M Sharapova 1 6 5
26 A Stevenson 5 62 33 S Kuznetsova 6 2 7
É Loit 7 77 É Loit 3 6 6
Q L Osterloh 1 4 ME Camerin 6 2 3
ME Camerin 6 6 É Loit 1 2
C Torrens Valero 5 6 7 33 S Kuznetsova 6 6
Y-j Cho 7 1 9 Y-j Cho 61 4
Q B Bielik 1 3 33 S Kuznetsova 77 6
33 S Kuznetsova 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 L Davenport 77 7
WC S Stosur 63 5 5 L Davenport 6 6
R Grande 6 6 R Grande 3 1
P Wartusch 1 4 5 L Davenport 6 6
C Black 6 6 C Black 2 2
S Kleinová 2 3 C Black 6 7
K Koukalová 4 3 30 D Chládková 3 5
30 D Chládková 6 6 5 L Davenport 6 6
17 A Coetzer 6 3 6 S Asagoe 4 1
D Randriantefy 1 6 3 17 A Coetzer 6 5 4
LL S Noorlander 2 2 F Schiavone 4 7 6
F Schiavone 6 6 F Schiavone 5 2
Q J Lee 3 62 S Asagoe 7 6
S Asagoe 6 77 S Asagoe 0 6 12
M Bartoli 4 1 9 D Hantuchová 6 4 10
9 D Hantuchová 6 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 V Zvonareva 6 6
E Dominikovic 0 2 16 V Zvonareva 6 6
C Martínez Granados 0 6 10 C Martínez Granados 3 1
A Serra Zanetti 6 3 8 16 V Zvonareva 6 7
Q C Gullickson 5 4 I Tulyaganova 3 5
I Tulyaganova 7 6 I Tulyaganova 6 6
P Mandula 77 6 P Mandula 3 4
20 P Schnyder 62 3 16 V Zvonareva 1 3
29 N Petrova 6 6 4 V Williams 6 6
T Garbin 1 3 29 N Petrova 77 6
E Kulikovskaya 5 1 A Widjaja 63 3
A Widjaja 7 6 29 N Petrova 1 2
WC A Keothavong 2 0 r 4 V Williams 6 6
K Srebotnik 6 4 K Srebotnik 4 1
Q S Hrozenská 2 2 4 V Williams 6 6
4 V Williams 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 C Rubin 6 6
I Majoli 3 0 7 C Rubin 6 6
S Talaja 2 2 A Frazier 4 4
A Frazier 6 6 7 C Rubin 66 3
N Pratt 6 4 4 27 S Farina Elia 78 6
Q M Drake 4 6 6 Q M Drake 63 1
M Sánchez Lorenzo 4 2 27 S Farina Elia 77 6
27 S Farina Elia 6 6 27 S Farina Elia 7 77
24 M Serna 6 7 P Suárez 5 63
V Ruano Pascual 3 5 24 M Serna 6 3 4
T Pisnik 66 6 4 M Matevžič 4 6 6
M Matevžič 78 2 6 M Matevžič 7 3 5
P Suárez 6 6 P Suárez 5 6 7
Q S Sfar 1 2 P Suárez 2 6 6
A Barna 0 1 12 M Maleeva 6 2 3
12 M Maleeva 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 A Sugiyama 3 6 6
WC L Ahl 6 4 4 13 A Sugiyama 6 66 7
Ľ Cervanová 66 6 4 Q E Fislová 1 78 5
Q E Fislová 78 2 6 13 A Sugiyama 6 6
D Bedáňová 6 4 6 22 N Dechy 4 4
T Poutchek 3 6 4 D Bedáňová 2 4
J Husárová 3 2 22 N Dechy 6 6
22 N Dechy 6 6 13 A Sugiyama 3 2
25 A Pistolesi 4 4 2 K Clijsters 6 6
S Reeves 6 6 S Reeves 78 6
F Zuluaga 6 6 F Zuluaga 66 4
C Fernández 4 2 S Reeves 1 2
V Razzano 6 6 2 K Clijsters 6 6
A Rodionova 3 1 V Razzano 1 3
R Neffa-de los Ríos 0 0 2 K Clijsters 6 6
2 K Clijsters 6 6

External links

  • 2003 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw