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Queen Kerber: Angelique wins her maiden grand slam.
Queen Kerber: Angelique wins her maiden grand slam.

Singles Singles: 23rd-seeded Russian, Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus), joined the growing list of seeded casualties to fall in the early rounds of the 2016 Australian Open in Melbourne. Kuznetsova was upended by unseeded Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko (Ukr) 1-6, 5-7 on Wednesday (Day 3).

The 2016 Australian Open women's singles champion is Angelique Kerber (Ger) who stunned world number one Serena Williams (USA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in the final. In doing so, Kerber clinched her maiden grand slam and became the first German player since Steffi Graf in 1999 to win a grand slam title. Full Story »

Doubles Women's Doubles: Svetlana and doubles partner, Italy's Roberta Vinci (Ita), have been beaten in their third round match against top-seeded duo Martina Hingis (Sui) / Sania Mirza (Ind) 1-6, 3-6.

Star Venue Information - Venue information for visitors to Melbourne Park.
Star Seeded Players - Updated list of seeded women players taking part.
Star Results - Keep up-to-date with all the results from Sveta's matches.
Star News - Read the Svetlana-related news from the Australian Open.
Star Interviews - Read all of Sveta's interviews from the Press Room.
Star Photo Gallery - See all the photos from Sveta's time in Melbourne.
Star Photo of the Day - A selection of the best pics from Sveta's matches.
Star Videos - Watch the latest videos of match highlights and interviews.


Venue Information  Venue Information

2016 Australian Open

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Melbourne Park

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Date: 18th - 31st January, 2016
Surface: Plexicushion (Outdoors)
Official Ball: Wilson
Number of Courts: 24
Field: 128 Women's Singles
          128 Men's Singles
            64 pairs Women's Doubles
            32 pairs Mixed Doubles
Women's Singles Trophy: Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup
Tournament Director: Craig Tiley
Tournament Referee: Wayne McKewen

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Seeded Players  Seeded Players

Trophy 2016 Champion:  Flag Angelique Kerber (Ger)

  1.    Flag  Serena Williams (USA)
  2.    Flag  Simona Halep (Rou)
  3.    Flag  Garbine Muguruza (Esp)
  4.    Flag  Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol)
  5.    Flag  Maria Sharapova (Rus)
  6.    Flag  Petra Kvitova (Cze)
  7.    Flag  Angelique Kerber (Ger)
  8.    Flag  Venus Williams (USA)
  9.    Flag  Karolina Pliskova (Cze)
  10.  Flag  Carla Suarez Navarro (Esp)
  11.  Flag  Timea Bacsinszky (Sui)
  12.  Flag  Belinda Bencic (Sui)
  13.  Flag  Roberta Vinci (Ita)
  14.  Flag  Victoria Azarenka (Blr)
  15.  Flag  Madison Keys (USA)
  16.  Flag  Caroline Wozniacki (Den)
  17.  Flag  Sara Errani (Ita)
  18.  Flag  Elina Svitolina (Ukr)
  19.  Flag  Jelena Jankovic (Srb)
  20.  Flag  Ana Ivanovic (Srb)
  21.  Flag  Ekaterina Makarova (Rus)
  22.  Flag  Andrea Petkovic (Ger)
  23.  Flag  Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus)
  24.  Flag  Sloane Stephens (USA)
  25.  Flag  Samantha Stosur (Aus)
  26.  Flag  A. Pavlyuchenkova (Rus)
  27.  Flag  A. K. Schmiedlova (Svk)
  28.  Flag  Kristina Mladenovic (Fra)
  29.  Flag  Irina-Camelia Begu (Rou)
  30.  Flag  Sabine Lisicki (Ger)
  31.  Flag  Lesia Tsurenko (Ukr)
  32.  Flag  Caroline Garcia (Fra)

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Results  Results


Updated Scores 2016 Australian Open LiveScore updates

2016 Australian Open -- Women's Singles
Round 1

Russia Flag [23] Svetlana Kuznetsova   d.
Slovakia Flag Daniela Hantuchova (Svk)

6  6
0  2
Round 2

Ukraine Flag Kateryna Bondarenko (Ukr)   d.
Russia Flag [23] Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus)

6  7
1  5

Adobe PDF View complete Women's Singles Draw (PDF)

2016 Australian Open -- Women's Doubles
Round 1

Russia Flag S. Kuznetsova (Rus) / Italy Flag R. Vinci (Ita)   d.
Ned Flag [14] K. Bertens (Ned) / Swe Flag J. Larsson (Swe)

6  3  6
2  6  2
Round 2

Russia Flag S. Kuznetsova (Rus) / Italy Flag R. Vinci (Ita)   d.
Aus Flag [WC] J. Moore (Aus) / Aus Flag S. Sanders (Aus)

6  6
0  3
Round 3

Swiss Flag [1] M. Hingis (Sui) / India Flag S. Mirza (Ind)   d.
Russia Flag S. Kuznetsova (Rus) / Italy Flag R. Vinci (Ita)

6  6
1  3

Adobe PDF View complete Women's Doubles Draw (PDF)


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News  News

» Kuznetsova departs early (20/01/16)
» Kerber stuns Serena for first major (30/01/16)  NEW 

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Interviews  Interviews

No new interviews currently available...

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Photo Gallery  Photo Gallery

New photos added: 26th January, 2016

Total photos: 23

2016 Australian Open Photo Gallery

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2016 Australian Open
Trophy  Photo of the Day

Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) and Italy's Roberta Vinci (Ita) discuss tactics during their third round doubles match against top seeds Martina Hingis (Sui) and Sania Mirza (Ind) at the 2016 Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.

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Videos  Videos

2016 Australian Open
Round 2: Kuznetsova vs. Bondarenko

2016 Australian Open - Rd 2 vs. Kateryna Bondarenko (Highlights)
2016 Aus Open
R2 vs. Bondarenko (Highlights)
(Duration: 4.01)
2016 Australian Open - Rd 1 vs. Daniela Hantuchova (Highlights)
2016 Aus Open
R1 vs. Hantuchova (Highlights)
(Duration: 2.53)

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