This week on the WTA Tour there will be a tournament in Palermo, Italy that is called the XXV Italiacom Open, an international level tournament that starts on the 9th of July and is played outdoors on clay. The purse is $220,000 and the singles draw is 32 and the doubles draw 16. Next up on the calendar, the Mercury Insurance Open, a premier level event played outdoors on hard courts and then after that the Sony Swedish Open, which is going to be played in Bastad, Sweden, outdoors on clay. Both tournaments start on the 16th.
This tournament has been won by Anabel Medina Garrigues from Spain on four occasions. Other that have won this event include Dinara Safina and Anastasia Myskina, Mary Pierce won this tournament when she was just sixteen years old in 1991, the first of the eight titles she currently holds. The venue is the Country Time Club in Palermo. The top seed for this tournament is Sara Errani, who is currently ranked tenth. Roberta Vinci is second, followed by Julia Goerges and Anabel Medina Garrigues. Carla Suarez Navarro is the number five seed and Polona Hercog is sixth. Seventh and eighth are Alize Cornet and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.
Posted: 11th July 2011
This week on the WTA Tour the XXIV SNAI Open – Internazionali Femminili di Tennis de Palermo will be held in Palermo, Italy, an international level tournament that is held outdoors on red clay with a singles draw of 32 and a doubles draw of 16. This tournament will be played for $220,000 and it starts on July 11th. Coming up next, the Nurnberger Gastein Ladies, which is in Bad Gastein, Austria, also starting on July 11th. The XXIV SNAI Open will be held from the 11th to the 17th and last year Kai Kanepi became the first Estonian to earn a WTA Tour. Anabel medina Garrigues has also won here, a record four times in the past.
The top player in this tournament is ranked 21st, and is Flavia Pennetta, Roberta Vinci is the second seed in this WTA Tour event, and is ranked 25th in the WTA. Sara Errani is the third seed and our fourth seed is Klara Zakopalova. The fifth and sixth seeds are four time title winner Anabel Medina Garrigues and Tvetana Pironkova, and the seventh and eighth seeds are Polona Hercog and Petra Cetkovska. Watch live WTA Tour tennis all year by signing up at the links on this page. You'll instantly get a pass to tennis online from anywhere in the world.
Posted: 12th July 2010
Palmero, Italy is the location for another WTA Tournament in July, this one called the XXIII SNAI Open - Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo an International Level event, that will be played on clay courts for a prize purse of $220,000 joining another WTA Tournament in Prague, Czech Republic this week. If you like WTA Tennis then you should click on the banners on this page to get your membership, for access to high quality video right from your computer, from anywhere else in the world.
This tournament goes from July 12th through the 18th and it has a singles draw of 32 and a doubles draw of 16. The top seed for this event is Flavia Pennetta from Italy, who will be facing Kathrin Woerle in the first round. Flavia is also a Wildcard player. The second seed is Aravane Rezai, who is from France, facing her first round opponent, Simona Halep. These two top players should make for an interesting match, and then on top of that we have Sara Errani as the third seed, hailing from Italy herself and facing Mariya Koryttseva in the first round.
Let's take a look at the rest of the seeds for the WTA Palermo Live July 12th through the 18th. Number four is Tsvetana Pironkova and the fifth seed is Kaia Kanepi. Now let's turn to the sixth seed, which is Shuai Peng, followed by the seventh and the eighth seeds for this Palmero, Italy based event. They are Arantxa Parra Santonja and Julia Georges. Get your membership now to watch this tournament live right from your computer from anywhere in the world in high quality video. Just click on the banners to get set up with your membership.
Tags: WTA Tour, Palermo, Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci, Julia Goerges, Flavia Pennetta, tennis online, WTA Tournament, Arantxa Parra Santonja
Posted: 9th July 2012
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