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2003 Generali Ladies Linz
2003 Generali Ladies Linz
Date18-26 October
Edition17th
CategoryTier II Series
Prize moneyUSD $585,000
SurfaceHard (indoor)
LocationLinz, Austria
VenueTipsArena Linz
Champions
Singles
Japan Ai Sugiyama
Doubles
South Africa Liezel Huber / Japan Ai Sugiyama
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The 2003 Generali Ladies Linz is the 2003 Tier II WTA Tour tournament of the annually-held Generali Ladies Linz tennis tournament. It was the 17th edition of the tournament and was held from October 23-30, 2003 at the TipsArena Linz. Ai Sugiyama won the singles title.

Points and prize money

Point distribution

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles 195 137 88 49 25 1 11.75 6.75 4 1
Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Singles $95,500 $51,000 $27,300 $14,600 $7,820 $4,175 $2,230 $1,195 $640
Doubles * $30,000 $16,120 $8,620 $4,610 $2,465 N/A N/A N/A N/A

* per team

Singles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Rank Seed
 RUS Anastasia Myskina 9 1
 JPN Ai Sugiyama 11 2
 RUS Vera Zvonareva 12 3
 RUS Nadia Petrova 14 4
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová 15 5
 ISR Anna Pistolesi 16 6
 ARG Paola Suárez 17 7
  SUI Patty Schnyder 18 8

Rankings are as of 10 October 2003.

Other entrants

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

Withdrawals

Doubles main draw entrants

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Player 1 Rank Player 2 Rank Seed
 RSA Liezel Huber  JPN Ai Sugiyama 14 1 1
 RUS Elena Likhovtseva  RUS Nadia Petrova 10 11 2
 SVK Daniela Hantuchová  ESP Magüi Serna 26 39 3
 AUT Barbara Schett   SUI Patty Schnyder 37 40 4

Rankings are as of 10 October 2003

Other entrants

The following pair received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

Finals

Singles

Japan Ai Sugiyama defeated Russia Nadia Petrova, 7-5, 6-4.[1]

  • It was Sugiyama's 5th WTA singles title, and second title of the year.

Doubles

South Africa Liezel Huber / Japan Ai Sugiyama defeated France Marion Bartoli / Italy Silvia Farina Elia, 6-2, 7-6(8-6).

  • It was Huber's 9th WTA doubles title, and fifth of the year. It was Sugiyama's 28th WTA doubles title, and eighth of the year. This was the first and only doubles titles they won together as a pair.

References

  1. ^ "Sugiyama lifts Linz title". ABC News. Linz. 27 October 2003. Retrieved 2020.

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