2009 Guangzhou International Women's Open

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2009 Guangzhou International Women's Open
DateSeptember 14 – September 20
SurfaceHard / Outdoor
LocationGuangzhou, China
Israel Shahar Pe'er
Belarus Olga Govortsova / Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
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The 2009 Guangzhou International Women's Open (also known as the TOE Life Ceramics Guangzhou International Women's Open for sponsorship reasons) was a women's tennis tournament on outdoor hard courts. It was the 6th edition of the Guangzhou International Women's Open, and was part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. It was held in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China, from September 14 through September 20, 2009.



Israel Shahar Pe'er defeated Italy Alberta Brianti 6–3, 6–4

  • It was Pe'er first title in over 3 years, and her 4th title overall.
  • It was Brianti's first final appearance at the WTA Tour.


Belarus Olga Govortsova / Belarus Tatiana Poutchek defeated Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm / China Sun Tiantian 3–6, 6–2, [10–8]



Country Player Rank1 Seed
 ESP Anabel Medina Garrigues 21 1
 CHN Zheng Jie 22 2
 CHN Peng Shuai 44 3
 SLO Katarina Srebotnik 56 4
 ISR Shahar Pe'er 64 5
 BLR Olga Govortsova 65 6
 JPN Ayumi Morita 69 7
 ITA Alberta Brianti 85 8
 ITA Maria Elena Camerin 86 9
  • 1 Seeds are based on the rankings of August 31, 2009
  • Jie Zheng was forced to withdraw due to a left wrist injury, so Maria Elena Camerin became the no. 9 seed.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received lucky loser spot in the Main Draw:


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