2007 WTA Tour Championships
The WTA Championships 2007 (also known as Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Championships ) was an indoor tennis hard court tournament for women at Madrid, Spain. The tournament took place from 6 to 11 November 2007, and was after the four Grand Slam tournaments, the on points and prize money with the highest prize tournament of the WTA tournament in the calendar of the ladies. The Tennis Championships WTA Tour in women's singles and double were held for the second time in Madrid.
Winner of the single was Justine Henin, who defeated Maria Sharapova with 5:7, 7:5 and 6:3. The double title secured the pairing Cara Black and Liezel Huber. She won the final against Katarina Srebotnik / Ai Sugiyama with 5:7, 6:3 and [ 10:8 ].
- 2.1 Qualification
- 2.2 Competition mode
- 2.3 seedings
- 2.4 semifinals, finals
The top eight ladies of the WTA Tour qualified for this competition. In addition there were two reservists.
In the round-robin tournament phase (English Round Robin ), played four players in two groups each against all. The two winners of each group qualified for the semi-finals, which was held after the knockout system. The winner of each group played against the second of the other group and the winners of these games contested the final.
The top four doubles pairings of the WTA Tour qualified for this competition.
The tournament winners were determined according to the knockout system.