The WTA Tour holds a tournament just before the Olympics in London called the Baku Cup, an international level event played outdoors on hard courts. The start date is the 23rd of July and the prize purse is $220,000. The Singles Draw is 32 and the doubles draw is 16. This event is going to be in Baku, Azerbaijan and the following tournament on the WTA Tour will be the London Olympics which start on the 28th of July, and are played outdoors on grass. After that, the series will be going to Washington, D.C. for the CHI Open.
This tournament takes place in Baku, Azerbaijan, This city is the capital and the cultural and industrial center of the country and famous for science as well. Urban nightlife is a great attraction there. The top seed for this Baku tournament is going to be Ksenia Pervak, who is from Kazakhstan, and is ranked at number 41. The second seed is Kateryna Bondarenko, and then third is Alexandra Panova, Fourth and fifth are Nina Bratchikova and Andrea Hlavackova. The sixth is Mandy Minella and Akgul Amanmuradova is seventh with Patrcia Mayr-Achleitner as eighth.
Posted: 18th July 2011
The WTA Tour will be playing a tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on hard courts outdoors for $220,000 with a singles draw of 32 and a doubles draw of 16. This tournament is called the Baku Cup and it is an international level event that is going to be played from July 18th to the 24th, followed by an event in Washington, DC in the United States called the Citi Open and starting on July 25th. You can watch this tournament right from your computer or mobile device as well as many other WTA Tour events when you click on the links on this page and get your membership.
This is the first year of the Baku Cup, and it happens in the nation of Azerbaijan, which is located right where Eastern Europe and Western Asia cross, with the Caspian Sea forming a boundary to the east. Russia is north, Armenia is west and Iran is to the south of this nation. This tournament will happen at the Baku Tennis Academy and this tournament starts us off to another Grand Slam tennis tournament, the US Open, which is going to be held in just a few weeks, scheduled for August 29th through September 11th.
Vera Zvonareva will be playing in this tournament, reaching the final at Wimbledon last year but not having done so well this year. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will also be playing, as she moves closer to a spot in the top ten along with Nadia Petrova and Patricia Mayr-Achleitner who comes to us from Austria and just took her very first title at the tournament in Bad Gastein. If you want to watch the WTA Tour live from your computer, including this match and many others, then all you have to do is click on the links on this page and get your membership.
Tags: WTA Tour, Baku Cup, Ksenia Pervak, Kateryna Bondarenko, Baku, Vera Zvonareva, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Nadia Petrova
Posted: 23rd July 2012
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