Stosur captured her first-ever title on the WTA tour by beating Francesca Schiavone in the finals, 7—5, 6—1, in just over an hour.
She lost in the second round to Svetlana Kuznetsova.
As per the show's competitive structure at the time, couples were assigned new partners each week after week five; Schwimmer subsequently partnered with , and before being named to the season's Top 4 Finalist.
In 2002 she lost in the first round at the Gold Coast event.
Her next tournament was Toronto, where she defeated no.