Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2011
|Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2011|
|date||03/11/2011 - 6/11/2011|
|navigation||2010 ◄ 2011 ► 2012|
|Tournament type||Free place tournament|
|Game surface||Hard court|
|Prize money||US $ 600,000|
|Last year's winner (individual)||Ana Ivanović|
|Winner (singles)||Ana Ivanović|
|Tournament supervisor||Donna Kelso|
|Last direct assumption||Nadja Petrowa (31)|
|Player representatives||All players|
|Status: October 14, 2013|
The 2011 Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions (also known as the International Tournament of Champions ) was an invitation-only women's tennis tournament that was played as a single indoor hard court competition and was part of the 2011 WTA Tour . It was held from November 3 to 6, 2011 in the International Conference Center (Indah Hall) in Nusa Dua on the island of Bali in Indonesia and was the third edition of this tournament. The defending champion was the Serbian Ana Ivanović .
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 24, 2011) who won at least one of 32 tournaments in the International category (prize money: USD 220,000) of the WTA Tour 2011 and did not take part in the championships of the WTA Tour in Istanbul , was the Participation is compulsory.
- The tournament management of Bali was allowed to award two wild cards until October 10, 2011 to players who took part in at least one tournament in the International category in the WTA Tour 2011 and did not play in Istanbul. She nominated last year's winner Ana Ivanović and Shuai Peng . If, contrary to expectations, one of the two players had not accepted the wild card, then the right to start would have been transferred to the next two players in the WTA world rankings.
- If the two players who were reservists in Istanbul had qualified for Bali, then they would have been free to play there if they had played in Istanbul. The two reservists in Istanbul were Marion Bartoli and Andrea Petković , who were both qualified for Bali with one tournament victory each. While Bartoli played in Bali, Petković ended the season prematurely due to injury.
Status after all 31 tournaments in the International category:
- 1 Caroline Wozniacki , Petra Kvitová , Wiktoryja Asaranka and Wera Swonarjowa were qualified for the championships of the WTA Tour in Istanbul and therefore not eligible to play in Bali.
- 2 These players had ended the season prematurely (partly due to injuries).
The background colors mean the following:
- The four players, whose names are highlighted in gray, were exempt from play for the tournament or took part in the 2011 WTA Championships .
- The six players, whose names are highlighted in green, qualified for Bali.
- The two players, whose names are highlighted in orange, had ended their season prematurely and did not take their right to start in Bali.
The tournament was played according to the knockout system , with the game for third and fourth place being played, but then not taking place due to Lisicki's injury. The first four players in the WTA world rankings were seeded.
Entry and seeding list
|1||Marion Bartoli||1 round|
|2||Shuai Peng (Wild Card)||1 round|
|4th||Roberta Vinci||1 round|
|5||Daniela Hantuchová||1 round|
|6th||Ana Ivanović (Wild Card)||victory|
|7th||Anabel Medina Garrigues||final|
|Anabel Medina Garrigues||6th||6 7||1|
|Anabel Medina Garrigues||6th||4th||4th|
|Anabel Medina Garrigues||3||0|
|3rd place match|
|Nadia Petrova||6th||6th||Nadia Petrova||w.||O.|
|2||Shuai Peng||4th||3||3||Sabine Lisicki|
Since Sabine Lisicki could not play for third place due to injury, an exhibition match between Nadja Petrowa and Daniela Hantuchová was played, which Petrowa won 6: 2, 5: 7, 6: 0.
Prize money and WTA world ranking points
The tournament was 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 2011 as PDF (English) on the WTA homepage
- Official WTA regulations for the tournament (English; PDF; 45 kB)