2004 WTA Tour

The 2004 WTA Tour was the 32nd season since the founding of the Women's Tennis Association. It commenced on January 5, 2004, and concluded on November 13, 2004, after 60 events.

In an open year, Lindsay Davenport finished the season at No. 1 for the third time after 1998 and 2001, despite not reaching even a Grand Slam final. Amélie Mauresmo put together a consistent season, reaching No. 1 in September and finishing the year ranked No. 2. The Russian contingent enjoyed an impressive rise into the elite of women's tennis, with Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova all winning their first Grand Slam titles, and Elena Dementieva being twice a runner-up. However, the Belgian pair of Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin-Hardenne, who had risen to the top of women's tennis during 2003, both struggled with injuries throughout the season. Likewise, the dominance of the Williams sisters diminished, with both finishing the season out of the top 5.

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2004 WTA Tour - Rankings
... Below are the 2004 WTA year-end rankings No Player Name Nation Points 2003 Change 1 Lindsay Davenport USA 4,760 5 +4 2 Amélie Mauresmo FRA 4,546 4 +2 3 Anastasia ... Sony Ericsson WTA Tour ...

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