Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2010
|Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2010|
|date||04/11/2010 - 7/11/2010|
|navigation||2009 ◄ 2010 ► 2011|
|Tournament type||Free place tournament|
|Game surface||Hard court|
|Prize money||US $ 600,000|
|Last year's winner (individual)||Aravane Rezaï|
|Winner (singles)||Ana Ivanović|
|Tournament supervisor||Donna Kelso|
|Last direct assumption||Alissa Kleibanova (27)|
|Player representatives||All players|
|Status: October 14, 2013|
The Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2010 (also known as the International Tournament of Champions ) was a women's tennis invitation tournament that was played as a single competition indoors on hard court and was part of the WTA Tour 2010 . It was held from November 4th to 7th, 2010 in the International Conference Center (Indah Hall) in Nusa Dua on the island of Bali in Indonesia and was the second edition of this tournament. The defending champion was the French Aravane Rezaï .
Eight women were invited to the tournament who met the following requirements:
- For the six best-placed players in the world rankings (as of October 25, 2010) who won at least one of 32 tournaments in the International category (prize money: USD 220,000) of the WTA Tour 2010 and who do not take part in the WTA Tour championships in Doha , the was Participation is compulsory.
- The tournament management of Bali was allowed to award two wild cards to players who participated in at least one tournament in the International category in the WTA Tour 2010 and did not play in Doha until October 11, 2010 .
She nominated Ana Ivanović and Daniela Hantuchová . Since Ivanović had qualified directly with her victory in Linz and her world ranking position, the organizer's second wildcard went to the Japanese Kimiko Date Krumm .
- If the two players who were reservists in Doha had qualified for Bali, then they would be free to play if they played in Doha.
- Players who competed in the Fed Cup final, which was taking place at the same time , were exempt from participating in Bali.
Status after all 32 tournaments in the International category:
- 1 Caroline Wozniacki , Wera Swonarjowa , Kim Clijsters , Venus Williams and Francesca Schiavone were qualified for the championships of the WTA Tour in Doha and therefore not eligible to play in Bali.
- 2 Flavia Pennetta played for defending champions Italy in the Fed Cup final against the USA in San Diego . She was therefore exempt from participating and did not run in Bali.
- 3 These players ended the season prematurely (partly due to injuries).
The background colors mean the following:
- The five players, whose names are highlighted in gray, were exempt from play for the tournament or took part in the 2010 WTA Championships .
- The six players, whose names are highlighted in green, qualified for Bali.
- The four players, whose names are highlighted in orange, ended their season prematurely.
The tournament was played according to the knockout system , with the game being played for places three and four. The first four players in the WTA world rankings were seeded.
Entry and seeding list
|WC||Kimiko Date Crooked||6th||3||6th|
|WC||Kimiko Date Crooked||5||7th||2|
|Ana Ivanović||7th||6 5||6th|
|Alissa Kleibanova||2||6 5|
|4th||Yanina Wickmayer||4th||6 5|
|3rd place match|
|Alissa Kleibanova||6th||6th||WC||Kimiko Date Crooked||7th||7th|
|2||Aravane Rezaï||1||2||WC||Daniela Hantuchová||5||5|
Prize money and WTA world ranking points
The tournament is endowed with USD 600,000:
|Champion (= three wins)||USD 210,000||375|
|2nd place (= two wins)||USD 120,000||255|
|3rd place (= two wins)||USD 70,000||180|
|4th place (= one win)||USD 60,000||165|
|Tournament participation||USD 35,000||75|
- Official website of the WTA: Road to Bali (English)
- Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2010 as PDF (English) on the WTA homepage
- Official WTA regulations for the tournament (English; PDF; 45 kB)