The WTA Brussels 2013 is a womens tennis tournament conducted under the auspices of WTA and will be played on clay court surfaces.
This is the third time this tournament has been organised will run from May 18 to May 25 in Brussels, Belgium.
Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska is the defending champion in the tournament after she won the title last year by beating Simona Halep in the final.
Unfortunately for the tournament organisers, the current world number four has decided not to take part in the competition, leaving Caroline Wozniack as the highest ranked player in the tournament.
Wozniacki, who is the world number nine, has been seeded number one in the tournament, which also has world number 15 and Italian Roberta Vinci, who will be the second seed in the competition.
Also taking part in the WTA Brussels this year are Dominika Cibulkova, who has been seeded three, and the latest American sensation and world number 17 Sloane Stephens.
Completing the line-up of the seeded players will be fifth seeded Kirsten Flipkens, sixth seeded Julia Goerges, Varvara Lepchenko who is seeded number seven and the eighth seed Peng Shuai.
The top two seeds Wozniacki and Vinci have been afforded byes into the second round while the rest of the players will be in first round action starting Monday.
Posted: 22nd May 2012
On the WTA Tour this week, the Brussels Open will be held, starting the 21st of May. This Premier level tournament is going to be held outdoors on Red Clay, for $637,000 with a singles draw of 30 and a doubles draw of 16. It happens in Brussels, Belgium and will be joined by the Internationax de Strasbourg, a tournament that is also played outdoors on clay and starts on the same date. This is all leading up the the big tournament in Paris, the Grand Slam known as Roland Garros, or better as The French Open, which starts on the 27th.
This tournament features some of the best players in the Women's Tennis Association, and has actually only been going on since last year. It is played in the Belgium capital city of Brussels and happens at the Primrose Tennis Club. This is the only time that the WTA Tour currently stops in Belgium, but there have been tennis events in Hasselt as well as Antwerp. Some of the tennis players that have come out of Belgium include Dominique Monami, Justin Henis and Sabine Appelmans. Kim Clijsters also hails from the host nation.
Posted: 17th May 2011
The WTA Tour holds an event this week in Brussels, and then, just before the WTA heads to Birmingham, Great Britain, both the ladies of the WTA and the men of the ATP will compete in the Grand Slam at Roland Garros held starting May 22nd. This is a ten million dollar tournament that features a singles draw of 128 and a doubles draw of 64. Click the banners on this page and get your membership for access to high quality video from your computer or your mobile device. All you have to do is click on the links to get started.
The Brussels Open by GDF Suez is a premier level tournament that happens outdoors on red clay for $618,000 and has a singles draw of 30 and a doubles draw of 16. It starts on the 16th of May and goes to the 21st and will join the Internationaux de Strasbourg which is held in Strasbourg, France during the same time. This is the first year for the Brussels Open by GDF Suez and is held at the Royal Primrose Tennis Club in Belgium, held just before the French Open, which is the second Grand Slam of the season.
The number one tennis player in the world is the top seed for this tournament, Caroline Wozniacki. Third ranked Russian Vera Zvonareva is the second seed and the third is going to be Francesca Shiavone with Jelena Jankovic as the fourth seed for the tournament. Fifth and sixth are Shahar Peer and Yanina Wickmayer and seventh and eighth are Alexandra Dulgheru and Shuai Peng. You can watch this tournament and tennis live from your computer or mobile device. You'll get access to high quality video from anywhere in the world.
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Posted: 20th May 2013
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