Australian Open 2013 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round

Agnieszka RadwanskaThe 2013 Australian Open women’s main draw singles 1st round has just been released. In this post OnCourt Advantage lists details about the types of players in the draw, the seeded match-ups for the 3rd and 4th rounds and the full singles draw in an easy to follow format.

The 2013 Australian Open has 128 players vying for the title, a maximum of 2,000 WTA ranking points, the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup trophy and $2,430,000 for the winner. The 32 seeds ranged in rankings from World No.1 Victoria AZARENKA through to No.32 Mona BARTHEL.

Pictured above is current World No.4 Agnieszka RADWANSKA who is having a 2013 party thus far by winning back-to-back singles titles without dropping a set this year. The 23-year-old Radwanska won the Sydney International final 6-0 6-0 to record her ninth win and collect $117,000 to add to the $40,000 for the Auckland Open final victory.

Radwanska could have a lot of fun at PartyCasino.com and will be doing her best to continue the party at the Australian Open to go one step further than her best Grand Slam singles result to date, runner-up at Wimbledon 2012.

All of the players listed in the draw below except for the direct acceptances will have letters or a number in brackets in front of their names. A seeded player will have a number that denotes what number that player is seeded i.e. [1] for the No.1 seed. A wild card entrant is identified with – [WC], a player who won through the qualifying tournament i.e. a qualifier is [Q] and a lucky loser is [LL].

In the full draw listed below, only the Top 16 seeds names are bolded to make the possible round of 16 match-ups stand out for you. Click this link for-> the entire tournament schedule of play, which includes the round-by-round breakdown of prize money plus ranking points and other interesting details.

The draw for the seeded players IF they all win through to the 3rd round is:

  • Victoria AZARENKA [1] v [31] Urszula RADWANSKA
  • Varvara LEPCHENKO [21] v [16] Roberta VINCI
  • Caroline WOZNIACKI [10] v [24] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
  • HSIEH Su-Wei [26] v [7] Sara ERRANI
  • Serena WILLIAMS [3] v [28] Yaroslava SHVEDOVA
  • Yanina WICKMAYER [20] v [14] Maria KIRILENKO
  • Nadia PETROVA [12] v [17] Lucie SAFAROVA
  • Sloane STEPHENS [29] v [8] Petra KVITOVA

The seeded match ups for the bottom half of the draw are:

  • LI Na [6] v [27] Sorana CIRSTEA
  • Julia GOERGES [18] v [9] Samantha STOSUR
  • Ana IVANOVIC [13] v [22] Jelena JANKOVIC
  • Mona BARTHEL [32] v [4] Agnieszka RADWANSKA
  • Angelique KERBER [5] v [30] Tamira PASZEK
  • Ekaterina MAKAROVA [19] v [11] Marion BARTOLI
  • Dominika CIBULKOVA [15] v [23] Klara ZAKOPALOVA
  • Venus WILLIAMS [25] v [2] Maria SHARAPOVA

The 2013 Australian Open women’s singles draw is:

  1. Victoria AZARENKA [1] v Monica NICULESCU
  2. Eleni DANIILIDOU v Karolina PLISKOVA
  3. Luksika KUMKHUM [Q] v Sofia ARVIDSSON
  4. Jamie HAMPTON v [31] Urszula RADWANSKA
  5. Varvara LEPCHENKO [21] v Polona HERCOG
  6. Caroline GARCIA [WC] v Elena VESNINA
  7. Mathilde JOHANSSON v [Q] Akgul AMANMURADOVA
  8. Silvia SOLER-ESPINOSA v [16] Roberta VINCI
  9. Caroline WOZNIACKI [10] v Sabine LISICKI
  10. Andrea HLAVACKOVA v Donna VEKIC
  11. Daria GAVRILOVA [Q] v Lauren DAVIS
  12. Lesia TSURENKO [Q] v [24] Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA
  13. HSIEH Su-Wei [26] v Lara ARRUABARRENA-VECINO
  14. Svetlana KUZNETSOVA v Lourdes DOMINGUEZ LINO
  15. Yulia PUTINTSEVA v Christina MCHALE
  16. Carla SUAREZ NAVARRO v [7] Sara ERRANI
  17. Serena WILLIAMS [3] v Edina GALLOVITS-HALL
  18. Magdalena RYBARIKOVA v Garbine MUGURUZA
  19. Ayumi MORITA v Anna TATISHVILI
  20. Annika BECK v [28] Yaroslava SHVEDOVA
  21. Yanina WICKMAYER [20] v [WC] Jarmila GAJDOSOVA
  22. Greta ARN [Q] v Jana CEPELOVA
  23. Rebecca MARINO v PENG Shuai
  24. Vania KING v [14] Maria KIRILENKO
  25. Nadia PETROVA [12] v Kimiko DATE-KRUMM
  26. Shahar PEER v Alexandra PANOVA
  27. Maria-Teresa TORRO-FLOR v Bojana JOVANOVSKI
  28. Mirjana LUCIC-BARONI v [17] Lucie SAFAROVA
  29. Sloane STEPHENS [29] v Simona HALEP
  30. Kristina MLADENOVIC v Timea BABOS
  31. Melanie OUDIN v Laura ROBSON
  32. Francesca SCHIAVONE v [8] Petra KVITOVA

The bottom half of the draw is:

  1. LI Na [6] v Sesil KARATANTCHEVA
  2. Pauline PARMENTIER v Olga GOVORTSOVA
  3. Kristyna PLISKOVA v [WC] Sacha JONES
  4. Coco VANDEWEGHE v [27] Sorana CIRSTEA
  5. Julia GOERGES [18] v [Q] Vera DUSHEVINA
  6. Romina OPRANDI v Tsvetana PIRONKOVA
  7. ZHANG Yuxuan [WC] v ZHENG Jie
  8. CHANG Kai-Chen v [9] Samantha STOSUR
  9. Ana IVANOVIC [13] v Melinda CZINK
  10. CHAN Yung-Jan [Q] v Daniela HANTUCHOVA
  11. Maria Joao KOEHLER [Q] v [Q] Karin KNAPP
  12. Johanna LARSSON v [22] Jelena JANKOVIC
  13. Mona BARTHEL [32] v Ksenia PERVAK
  14. Heather WATSON v Alexandra CADANTU
  15. Irina-Camelia BEGU v Aranxta RUS
  16. Bojana BOBUSIC [WC] v [4] Agnieszka RADWANSKA
  17. Angelique KERBER [5] v Elina SVITOLINA
  18. Lucie HRADECKA v Kiki BERTENS
  19. Casey DELLACQUA v [WC] Madison KEYS
  20. Stefanie VOEGELE v [30] Tamira PASZEK
  21. Ekaterina MAKAROVA [19] v [Q] Michelle LARCHER DE BRITO
  22. Camila GIORGI v Stephanie FORETZ GACON
  23. Vesna DOLONC [Q] v [WC] Olivia ROGOWSKA
  24. Anabel MEDINA GARRIGUES [11] Marion BARTOLI
  25. Dominika CIBULKOVA [15] v [WC] Ashleigh BARTY
  26. Mandy MINELLA v [Q] Valeria SAVINYKH
  27. Kirsten FLIPKENS v Nina BRATCHIKOVA
  28. Chanelle SCHEEPERS v [23] Klara ZAKOPALOVA
  29. Venus WILLIAMS [25] v Galina VOSKOBOEVA
  30. Alize CORNET v Marina ERAKOVIC
  31. Petra MARTIC v Misaki DOI
  32. Olga PUCHKOVA v [2] Maria SHARAPOVA

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