Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2011

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Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2011
Logo of the "Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions 2011"
date 03/11/2011 - 6/11/2011
Edition 3
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WTA tour
venue Bali Indonesia
Tournament number 1043
Tournament type Free place tournament
Game surface Hard court
draw 8E
Prize money US $ 600,000 
Website Official website
Last year's winner (individual) SerbiaSerbia Ana Ivanović
Winner (singles) SerbiaSerbia Ana Ivanović
Tournament supervisor Donna Kelso
Last direct assumption RussiaRussia 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 .


Qualification mode

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.

Qualification ranking

Status after all 31 tournaments in the International category:

WTA world rankings (as of October 24, 2011)
space Player country Points Tournament winner
001 Caroline Wozniacki 1 DenmarkDenmark Denmark 7,395 Copenhagen
003 Petra Kvitová 1 Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech Republic 5,970 Brisbane , Linz
004th Viktoriya Azaranka 1 Belarus 1995Belarus Belarus 5,750 Marbella , Luxembourg
006th Vera Swonaryova 1 RussiaRussia Russia 5,190 Baku
009 Marion Bartoli FranceFrance France 4,610 Osaka
010 Andrea Petković 2 GermanyGermany Germany 4,580 Strasbourg
015th Anastassija Pavlyuchenkova 2 RussiaRussia Russia 2,865 Monterrey
018th Sabine Lisicki GermanyGermany Germany 2,724 Birmingham , Dallas
022nd Roberta Vinci ItalyItaly Italy 2.110 Barcelona , 's-Hertogenbosch , Budapest
023 Daniela Hantuchová SlovakiaSlovakia Slovakia 2,095 Pattaya
028 Anabel Medina Garrigues SpainSpain Spain 1,765 Estoril , Palermo
031 Nadia Petrova RussiaRussia Russia 1,645 College park
032 Jarmila Groth AustraliaAustralia Australia 1,625 Hobart
035 María José Martínez Sánchez SpainSpain Spain 1,536 Bad Gastein , Seoul
036 Polona Hercog SloveniaSlovenia Slovenia 1,490 Båstad
038 Chanelle Scheepers South AfricaSouth Africa South Africa 1,389 Guangzhou
039 Xenia Pervak RussiaRussia Russia 1,365 Tashkent
044 Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech Republic 1,225 Quebec
065 Greta Arn HungaryHungary Hungary 0965 Auckland
067 Magdaléna Rybáriková SlovakiaSlovakia Slovakia 0941 Memphis
069 Jelena Dokic AustraliaAustralia Australia 0933 Kuala Lumpur
070 Gisela Dulko ArgentinaArgentina Argentina 0924 Acapulco
073 Alberta Brianti ItalyItaly Italy 0906 Fez
079 Lourdes Domínguez Lino SpainSpain Spain 0862 Bogotá

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.


Competition mode

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

Settlement Player country Round reached
1 Marion Bartoli FranceFrance 1 round
2 Shuai Peng (Wild Card) China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China 1 round
3 Sabine Lisicki GermanyGermany Semifinals
4th Roberta Vinci ItalyItaly 1 round
5 Daniela Hantuchová SlovakiaSlovakia 1 round
6th Ana Ivanović (Wild Card) SerbiaSerbia victory
7th Anabel Medina Garrigues SpainSpain final
8th Nadia Petrova RussiaRussia Semifinals

Tournament schedule

  Quarter finals Semifinals Endgame
  1  FranceFrance Marion Bartoli 4th 7th 0r            
   SpainSpain Anabel Medina Garrigues 6th 6 7 1  
   SpainSpain Anabel Medina Garrigues 6th 4th 4th
  3  GermanyGermany Sabine Lisicki 3 6th 0r  
3  GermanyGermany Sabine Lisicki 7th 6th  
   SlovakiaSlovakia Daniela Hantuchová 5 2    
   SpainSpain Anabel Medina Garrigues 3 0      
  WC  SerbiaSerbia Ana Ivanović 6th 6th      
WC  SerbiaSerbia Ana Ivanović 6th 6th  
4th  ItalyItaly Roberta Vinci 3 3    
WC  SerbiaSerbia Ana Ivanović 6th 7th  
3rd place match
     RussiaRussia Nadia Petrova 1 5    
   RussiaRussia Nadia Petrova 6th 6th      RussiaRussia Nadia Petrova w. O.  
  2  China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China Shuai Peng 4th 3     3  GermanyGermany 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:

phase Prize money Points
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

See also

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