It was Elena Dementieva
The final match was played between Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic. Maria Sharapova won the match. This was Maria Sharapova's first Australian Open Singles title.
The final match was played between Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Novak Djokovic won the match. This was Novak Djokovic's first Australian Open Singles title.
The rising Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was the runner-up at the 2008 Australian Open.
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in 2008.
Djokovic defeats Tsonga
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer