Iveta Benesova ripped a backhand during her first round match with Ekaterina Makarova. She lost, 62 36 75.
Klara Zakopalova beat Julia Goerges in the first round, 75 26 75. It would launch her into a run to the finals.
Alisa Kleybanova played the longest tie-break of 2010 in the second round, losing it to Ksenia Pervak, 15-13.
Maria Kirilenko, a former champion in Seoul, signed autographs for her many, many fans early in the week.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova belted a backhand during her second round match against Japan's Kimiko Date Krumm.
Kimiko Date Krumm, 39 years old, routed No.2 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, at 19 half her age, 62 61.
Dinara Safina avenged losses to Maria Kirilenko from earlier in the year with a handy 62 63 second round win.
Kirsten Flipkens beat No.6 seed Yaroslava Shvedova to make the quarters, where she lost to top seed Nadia Petrova.
Former world No.1 Dinara Safina posed with fans during an autograph session at the Hansol Korea Open.
Nadia Petrova didn't lose a set en route to the semis, where she was forced to retire due to a GI illness.
Julia Goerges and Polona Hercog, two of the game's brightest young stars, won their first double title together.
Alisa Kleybanova dropped down to her knees after winning her second career Sony Ericsson WTA Tour title.
Klara Zakopalova spoke to the trophy ceremony emcee after losing the final. She is now 2-9 in career finals.
Alisa Kleybanova raised the Russian flag in the air after winning her second title of the year in Seoul.
Alisa Kleybanova's first career title also came on Asian hardcourts, in Kuala Lumpur earlier this season.