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Breaking Down The Elite Eight

How have they done at the season-ender before? What are their records against each other? Get the lowdown on the elite eight...

Published October 26, 2010 12:00

Breaking Down The Elite Eight
Jelena Jankovic

DOHA, Qatar - How have the elite eight done at the WTA Championships in years past, and what are their records against the other players? Find out...

ELITE EIGHT: PREVIOUS RECORDS AT WTA CHAMPIONSHIPS

(1) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
Second appearance (2-2 before this year)
Best previous result: SF in 2009 (l. to S.Williams)

(2) Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
Fourth appearance (4-5 before this year)
Best previous result: R-Up in 2008 (l. to V.Williams)

(3) Kim Clijsters (BEL)
Seventh appearance (15-6 before this year) ** only winning record in field
Best previous result: Champion in 2002 & 2003

(4) Francesca Schiavone (ITA)
First appearance (0-0 before this year)

(5) Samantha Stosur (AUS)
First appearance (0-0 before this year)

(6) Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
Fourth appearance (4-7 before this year)
Best previous result: SF in 2008 & 2009 (l. to V.Williams both times)

(7) Elena Dementieva (RUS)
Tenth appearance (6-18 before this year)
Best previous result: SF in 2000 (l. to Seles) & 2008 (l. to Zvonareva)

(8) Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
Second appearance (1-2 before this year)
Best previous result: RR in 2009 (went 1-2 in RR matches)

HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORDS WITHIN ROUND ROBIN GROUPS

Maroon
Caroline Wozniacki (7-7 overall vs group)
- 1-2 vs Schiavone, 2-2 vs Stosur, 4-3 vs Dementieva
Francesca Schiavone (9-12 overall vs group)
- 2-1 vs Wozniacki, 2-4 vs Stosur, 5-7 vs Dementieva
Samantha Stosur (8-8 overall vs group)
- 2-2 vs Wozniacki, 4-2 vs Schiavone, 2-4 vs Dementieva
Elena Dementieva (14-11 vs group) ** only winning overall H2H in group
- 3-4 vs Wozniacki, 7-5 vs Schiavone, 4-2 vs Stosur

White
Vera Zvonareva (13-14 overall vs group)
- 2-6 vs Clijsters, 6-6 vs Jankovic, 5-2 vs Azarenka
Kim Clijsters (14-4 overall vs group) ** only winning overall H2H in group
- 6-2 vs Zvonareva, 6-1 vs Jankovic, 2-1 vs Azarenka
Jelena Jankovic (10-14 overall vs group)
- 6-6 vs Zvonareva, 1-6 vs Clijsters, 3-2 vs Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka (5-10 overall vs group)
- 2-5 vs Zvonareva, 1-2 vs Clijsters, 2-3 vs Jankovic

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