2002 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships - Women's Singles
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2002 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
2002 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships
ChampionUnited States Jill Craybas
Runner-upCroatia Silvija Talaja
Final score2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Details
Draw30 (4 Q / 2 WC )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Monica Seles was the defending champion, but did not compete this year.

Unseeded Jill Craybas won the title by defeating Silvija Talaja 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the final. It was the 1st title for Craybas in her singles career.

Seeds

The first two seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1. Japan Ai Sugiyama (Quarterfinals)
  2. Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn (Semifinals)
  3. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Second round)
  4. Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi (Second round)
  5. Zimbabwe Cara Black (First round)
  6. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova (Second round)
  7. Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual (Second round)
  8. Croatia Jelena Kostani? (Quarterfinals)

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final
          
  Croatia Silvija Talaja 6 6
United States Sarah Taylor 3 4
  Croatia Silvija Talaja 6 4 4
United States Jill Craybas 2 6 6
United States Jill Craybas 6 4 6
2 Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 4 6 4

Top Half

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Japan A Sugiyama 6 7
Japan A Morigami 6 6 Japan A Morigami 3 5
Paraguay R de los Ríos 4 2 1 Japan A Sugiyama 6 65 3
Japan S Asagoe 4 6 0 Croatia S Talaja 3 77 6
Croatia S Talaja 6 3 6 Croatia S Talaja 6 6
Q South Korea J-h Kim 0 1 7 Spain V Ruano Pascual 2 3
7 Spain V Ruano Pascual 6 6 Croatia S Talaja 6 6
3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 6 6 United States S Taylor 3 4
Q Russia M Kirilenko 3 2 3 Spain A Sánchez Vicario 3 63
United States S Taylor 6 6 United States S Taylor 6 77
Australia E Dominikovic 2 2 United States S Taylor 6 6
United States A Cargill 6 77 WC Japan Y Yoshida 4 2
Q South Korea K-m Chang 3 62 United States A Cargill 77 5 4
WC Japan Y Yoshida 6 6 WC Japan Y Yoshida 65 7 6
5 Zimbabwe C Black 2 1

Bottom Half

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
8 Croatia J Kostani? 6 77
Japan S Obata 4 63 8 Croatia J Kostani? 5 6 6
Spain M Marrero 6 6 Spain M Marrero 7 0 2
Q Japan S Okamoto 3 3 8 Croatia J Kostani? 2 1
United States J Craybas 79 6 United States J Craybas 6 6
Japan M Saeki 67 0 United States J Craybas 6 4 6
WC Russia M Sharapova 6 64 4 4 Switzerland E Gagliardi 3 6 3
4 Switzerland E Gagliardi 2 77 6 United States J Craybas 6 4 6
6 Russia S Kuznetsova 7 6 2 Thailand T Tanasugarn 4 6 4
France V Razzano 5 2 6 Russia S Kuznetsova 63 2
Canada V Webb 0 5 Australia A Molik 77 6
Australia A Molik 6 7 Australia A Molik 4 6 1
Republic of Ireland K Liggan 6 4 6 2 Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 1 6
Japan R Fujiwara 3 6 2 Republic of Ireland K Liggan 2 6 61
2 Thailand T Tanasugarn 6 1 77

References


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