2004 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

2004 WTA Tour Championships – Singles

2004 WTA Tour Championships
Champion   Russia Maria Sharapova
Runner-up   United States Serena Williams
Final score   4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Events
Singles   Doubles

Kim Clijsters was the defending champion, but she did not qualify this year following a long-term wrist injury.

Maria Sharapova, on her WTA Tour Championships debut, defeated Serena Williams in three sets to win the title. This would be the last time to date in which Sharapova would defeat Williams; she has since lost 13 consecutive matches to Williams.[1]

Seeds

Note:

Alternates

Draw

Key


Finals

  Semifinals Final
                         
  6  Russia Maria Sharapova 2 6 6  
3  Russia Anastasia Myskina 6 2 2  
  6  Russia Maria Sharapova 4 6 6
  7  United States Serena Williams 6 2 4
7  United States Serena Williams 4 77 6
  2  France Amélie Mauresmo 6 62 4  

Black Group

  France Mauresmo Russia Kuznetsova Russia Sharapova Russia Zvonareva RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
2 France Amélie Mauresmo 6–3, 6–2 7–5, 6–4 6–0, 6–1 3–0 6–0 1
4 Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 3–6, 2–6 1–6, 4–6 6–2, 6–4 1–2 2–4 3
6 Russia Maria Sharapova 5–7, 4–6 6–1, 6–4 6–4, 7–5 2–1 4–2 2
8 Russia Vera Zvonareva 0–6, 1–6 2–6, 4–6 4–6, 5–7 0–3 0–6 4

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

Red Group

  United States Davenport Russia Myskina Russia Dementieva United States Williams RR
W–L
Set
W–L
Game
W–L
Standings
1 United States Lindsay Davenport 6–7(5), 4–6 6–0, 6–1 3–6, 7–5, 6–1 2–1 4–3 3
3 Russia Anastasia Myskina 7–6(5), 6–4 6–3, 6–3 6–4, 3–6, 4–6 2–1 5–2 1
5 Russia Elena Dementieva 0–6, 1–6 3–6, 3–6 6–7(3), 5–7 0–3 0–6 4
7 United States Serena Williams 6–3, 5–7, 1–6 4–6, 6–3, 6–4 7–6(3), 7–5 2–1 5–3 2

Standings are determined by: 1) Number of wins; 2) Number of matches; 3) In two-players-ties, head-to-head records; 4) In three-players-ties, percentage of sets won, or of games won; 5) Steering Committee decision.

References

See also

  • WTA Tour Championships appearances