Stats Corner: Top-Seeded Sweeps
Published September 15, 2013 12:00
The Tashkent Open featured the somewhat unusual occurrence of the No.1 seeds in singles and doubles winning the tournament. In fact, that was just the fifth instance of a No.1 seed sweep in the 47 WTA events played so far this year. Here is a rundown of each occurrence:
|Event||Top-Seeded Singles Champs||Top-Seeded Doubles Champs|
|Australian Open||Victoria Azarenka||Errani/Vinci|
|Bastad||Serena Williams||Medina Garrigues/Zakopalova|
Note: There was a No.1 seed sweep in five WTA events in 2012.